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Houses Quotes

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I think we have to act like stars because it is expected of us.
So we drive our big cars and live in our smart houses.
- Maurice Gibb

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Success is like death.
The more successful you become, the higher the houses
in the hills get and the higer the fences get.
- Kevin Spacey

Under the Environmental Protection Agency's Energy Star Program,
homes are independently verified to be measurably more
energy efficient than average houses.
- Melissa Bean

A face is like the outside of a house,
and most faces, like most houses, give us an idea of
what we can expect to find inside.
- Loretta Young

 

In the Scottish Orkneys, the little stone houses with
their single large room and central hearth had an extraordinary
range of built-in furniture.
- Stephen Gardiner

We have a maxim in the House of Commons,
and written on the walls of our houses,
that old ways are the safest and surest ways.
- Edward Coke

I go on expeditions for the same reason an estate agent sells houses -
to pay the bills.
- Ranulph Fiennes

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I got a bit enamoured with bigger houses and things like that.
- John Hewson

I happened to be one of those who thought all these expenses necessary,
and I had the good fortune to have the majority of
both houses of Parliament on my side.
- Robert Walpole

The priests are debarred from female society,
nor is any woman permitted to enter the religious houses.
- Hernando Cortes

The Japanese put houses in among the trees and allowed
nature to gain the ascendancy in any composition.
- Stephen Gardiner

In Japanese houses the interior melts into the gardens of the outside world.
- Stephen Gardiner

Two packed houses.
I guess the theater sat 2,700 people every night so
it was an amazing experience.
- Blair Underwood

A lot of celebrities just want money,
fame, power, fancy cars, houses all over the world
and have people bow down to them.
To me, that's frightful behaviour.
- Shirley Manson

Nothing of the kind; they do all these things in their houses and sheds,
with common charcoal fires, and a quantity of straw
to stop up the crevices in the doors and windows.
- Robert Fortune

People think top singers are overpaid,
but opera houses have a top fee, which is a good thing.
Of course concerts are different- everyone wants to
make as much money as possible.
- Bryn Terfel

There are a lot of big spec houses now all across Connecticut,
a lot of ostentatious showing of wealth.
- Glenn Close

If you want a golden rule that will fit everything,
this is it: Have nothing in your houses that you do
not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful.
- William Morris

In the photographs themselves there's a definite contrast
between the figures and the location -
I like that kind of California backyard look;
clapboard houses,
staircases outdoors.
- Helmut Newton

All houses are haunted.
All persons are haunted.
Throngs of spirits follow us everywhere.
We are never alone.
- Barney Sarecky

I rent houses in LA when I'm filming.
I find the isolation there terrifying.
There's nowhere to go, there's nowhere to be with people.
I'm not a beach bunny.
- Kathleen Turner

Our houses are such unwieldy property
that we are often imprisoned rather than housed by them.
- Henry David Thoreau

Sympathetic cracks.
A term frequently used by architects and surveyors
in terms of ageing houses.
I know what they mean.
- Ted Dexter

I'm passionately involved in life: I love its change,
its color, its movement.
To be alive, to be able to see, to walk,
to have houses, music, paintings - it's all a miracle.
- Arthur Rubinstein

We all came from houses with doors, doors that were
supposed to be closed when there were things going
on that we weren't supposed to see,
and when our pants were down.
- Lynette Fromme

In this year 1634, I purchased the moiety of thirteen
houses in the Strand for five hundred and thirty pounds.
- William Lilly

Do you know how many houses all of the nonprofits have
built? No more than 5,000 in five years.
Do you know how many we lost? Two hundred thousand.
- Mary Landrieu

Do you see how the god always hurls his bolts at the
greatest houses and the tallest trees.
For he is wont to thwart whatever is greater than the rest.
- Herodotus

Children love secret club houses.
They love secrecy even when there's no need for secrecy.
- Donna Tartt

Like flats of today, terraces of houses gained a certain
anonymity from identical facades following identical floor plans and heights.
- Stephen Gardiner

The more enlightened our houses are,
the more their walls ooze ghosts.
- Italo Calvino

The largest and most influential houses chiefly demonstrate
the aloofness of the French approach.
- Stephen Gardiner

Many of the Iroquois and Huron houses were of similar construction,
the partitions being at the sides only,
leaving a wide passage down the middle of the house.
- Francis Parkman

Guantanamo Bay houses enemy combatants ranging from
terrorist trainers and recruiters to bomb makers,
would-be suicide bombers, and terrorist financiers.
- Chris Chocola

We had all these things to deal with-
houses full of people and John going to jail,
guys from New York saying 'don't worry about anything.'
So it was really confusing.
- Michael Davis

Houses mean a creation, something new,
a shelter freed from the idea of a cave.
- Stephen Gardiner

I lived in an attached house.
My father used to drive into the wrong driveway all the time.
He'd say, Damn it, how do you tell one of these houses from another?
- Paul Simon

Well, honey, I had the million dollar houses,
I had the car, I had the horse, I had the barn;
I had everything.
Was I set free? I didn't even know what that meant.
- Taylor Dayne

Towns find it as hard as houses of business to rise again from ruin.
- Honore de Balzac

By the late 1980s people realized that houses did not
always appreciate and that they could fluctuate like
any other market commodity.
- Ron Chernow

Just as houses are made of stones, so is science made of facts.
- Henri Poincare

The number of opera houses around the world and the
high attendance rates show that opera an art form that
is more popular than ever.
- Bruce Beresford

To be alive, to be able to see, to walk,
to have houses, music, paintings - it's all a miracle.
I have adopted the technique of living life miracle to miracle.
- Arthur Rubinstein

In the crowded and difficult conditions of a steep hillside,
houses have had to struggle to establish their territory and to survive.
- Stephen Gardiner

They say that shadows of deceased ghosts Do haunt the
houses and the graves about,
Of such whose life's lamp went untimely out,
Delighting still in their forsaken hosts.
- Joshua Sylvester

Would it be possible to stand still on one spot more majestically -
while simulating a triumphant march forward -
than it is done by the two English Houses of Parliament?
- Alexander Herzen

There are people who, like houses, are beautiful in dilapidation.
- Logan P. Smith

Their houses are all built in the shape of tents,
with very high chimneys.
- Christopher Columbus

My parents were born in Norfolk and spent their early
years working in the big houses of that rural English county,
my mother as a cook and my father as a handyman and chauffeur.
- Paul Nurse

Not houses finely roofed or the stones of walls well builded,
nay nor canals and dockyards make the city,
but men able to use their opportunity.
- Alcaeus

I don't trawl record shops anymore.
I usually hear music in bars or at friends' houses.
- Andrew Eldritch

In my solitude, many miles from men and houses,
I am in a childishly happy and carefree state of mind,
which you are incapable of understanding unless someone explains it to you.
- Knut Hamsun

If architecture had nothing to do with art,
it would be astonishingly easy to build houses,
but the architect's task - his most difficult task -
is always that of selecting.
- Arne Jacobsen

Houses are built to live in, and not to look on:
therefore let use be preferred before uniformity.
- Francis Bacon

I am now a turtle.
Virtually everything I own is on my back and suffice
it to say I am one ton lighter and therefore 2,000 pounds happier.
All houses are gone.
- Bobby Darin

I felt weary of the responsibility of owning houses
and was glad enough to pass mine on to others.
- Lillie Langtry

What I did was, I went and collected every bit of information
from Adventist publishing houses in the basic areas
of doctrine covered in the book Questions on Doctrine.
- Walter Martin

I've always been fascinated by numbers.
Before I was seventeen years old, I had lived in twenty-one different houses.
In my mind, each of those houses had a number.
- Robert Indiana

You know, the men go to tea houses with the expectation
that they will have a nice quiet evening and not read
about it the next morning in the newspaper.
- Arthur Golden

We believe the 36, nearly 40, billion pound discount
given for a right to buy houses took a million houses
out of the public housing sector which is desperately needed for rent.
- John Prescott

People's backyards are much more interesting than their front gardens,
and houses that back on to railways are public benefactors.
- John Betjeman

Dad built houses and when they were sold,
he moved on to a new town, so I know a lot about my native state.
- Gerald McRaney

In cities like Athens, poor houses lined narrow and
tortuous streets in spite of luxurious public buildings.
- Stephen Gardiner

I got very cross with the term, kitchen sink.
It just meant that you invaded different kinds of houses,
where it was very difficult to avoid kitchen sink.
- Timothy West

Pride is still aiming at the best houses:
Men would be angels,
angels would be gods.
Aspiring to be gods, if angels fell;
aspiring to be angels men rebel.
- Alexander Pope

There is no problem with the opening of new houses
of prayer for Lutherans and Pentecostals.
- Vladimir Zhirinovsky

If you are going to build something in the air it is
always better to build castles than houses of cards.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg

Here we grow the flax and grain; here we raise the meat they eat,
and the wool to keep them warm; we cut trees to build
their houses and firewood to heat their stoves.
- Ernest Poole

Disapproval of homosexuality cannot justify invading the houses,
hearts and minds of citizens who choose to live their lives differently.
- Harry A. Blackmun

A man builds a house in England with the expectation
of living in it and leaving it to his children;
we shed our houses in America as easily as a snail does his shell.
- Harriet Beecher Stowe

Laws, like houses, lean on one another.
- Edmund Burke


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