|C.N. Douglas, comp. Forty Thousand Quotations: Prose and Poetical. 1917.|
| Houses are like the human beings that inhabit them.|
| || Old houses mended,|
|Cost little less than new before theyre ended.|
| The house of every one is to him as his castle and fortress, as well for his defence against injury and violence as for his repose.|
Sir Edward Coke.
| My precept to all who build is, that the owner should be an ornament to the house, and not the house to the owner.|
| A house is never perfectly furnished for enjoyment unless there is a child in it rising three years old, and a kitten rising six weeks.|