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Mexican homes as a rule are closed off to the world by high blank walls of yellowish masonry, topped with broken glass to discourage escaladores, or climbing burglars. The gardens and fountains and other delights are hidden, as in an Arab city.
A man builds a fine house; and now he has a master, and a task for life; he is to furnish, watch, show it, and keep it in repair the rest of his days.
The worst of a modern stylish mansion is, that it has no place for ghosts.
Small rooms or dwellings discipline the mind, large ones weaken it.
Though the house was not large it had, like all houses in Floral Heights, an altogether royal bathroom of porcelain and glazed tile and metal sleek as silver.
The surroundings householders crave are glorified autobiographies ghost-written by willing architects and interior designers who, like their clients, want to show off.
A man's house is his stage. Others walk on to play their bit parts. Now and again a soliloquy, a birth, an adultery.
Our houses are such unwieldy property that we are often imprisoned rather than housed in them.
At a certain season of our life we are accustomed to consider every spot as the possible site of a house.
Here is the secret of inspiration: tell yourself that thousands and tens of thousands of people, not very intelligent and certainly no more intelligent than the rest of us, have mastered problems as difficult as those that now baffle you.
Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again, but expecting different results.
Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.
Much happiness is overlooked because it doesn't cost anything.
You never know what life is like, until you have lived it.