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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.
There are times when even the greatest tactician in diplomatic cunning is outclassed in his own game. It is then that he discovers that all that he thought he had gained is but loss, and that what is left of national honor and dignity is but the shadow of an illustrious past that is gone forever, or of a potentially great future that will never come.
Always go to other people's funerals, otherwise they won't come to yours.
If you can make a girl laugh, you can make her do anything.
I love you not only for what you have made of yourself, but for what you are making of me.
The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.