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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.
It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open one's mouth and remove all doubt.
To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.
Before marriage, a girl has to make love to a man to hold him. After marriage, she has to hold him to make love to him.
Much happiness is overlooked because it doesn't cost anything.
Just going to church doesn't make you a Christian any more than standing in your garage makes you a car.