Everyone can identify with a fragrant garden, with beauty of sunset, with the quiet of nature, with a warm and cozy cottage.
— Thomas Kincade

Many miles away there's a shadow on the door of a cottage on the Shore of a dark Scottish lake.
— Sting

The ideal of happiness has always taken material form in the house, whether cottage or castle; it stands for permanence and separation from the world.
— Simone de Beauvoir

The poorest man may in his cottage bid defiance to all the forces of the Crown. It may be frail -- its roof may shake -- the wind may blow through it -- the storm may enter -- the rain may enter -- but the King of England cannot enter! -- all his forces dare not cross the threshold of the ruined tenement!
— William Pitt The Elder Chatham

There is room in the smallest cottage for a happy loving pair.
— Friedrich von Schiller