I celebrated Thanksgiving in an old-fashioned way. I invited everyone in my neighborhood to my house, we had an enormous feast, and then I killed them and took their land.— Jon Stewart
Skyrocket Old Houses quotations
Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a prisoner of the past or a pioneer of the future.
We’re every age at once and tucked inside ourselves like Russian nesting dolls. My mother is an 8 year old girl. My grandson is a 74 year old retiree whose kidneys just failed. And that’s the glue between me and you. That’s the screws and nails. We live in a house made of each other and if that sounds strange that’s because it is.
When I'm old and gray, I want to have a house by the sea.
And paint. With a lot of wonderful chums, good music, and booze around. And a damn good kitchen to cook in.
Live your life. Take chances. Be crazy. Don't wait. Because right now is the oldest you've ever been and the youngest you'll ever be again.
For we have built into all of us, old blueprints of expectation and response, old structures of oppression and these must be altered at the same time that we alter the living condition which are the result of those structures. For the master's tool will never dismantle the master's house.
Or perhaps you notice a congregation of ladybugs on a rose stalk.
Don't invoke the old nursery saying and ask them to fly away home. Their house is not on fire. Your roses are, with aphids, which the ladybugs are feeding on - and you can bless yourself that they have come to your rescue.
Youth always tries to fill the void, an old man learns to live with it.
If you want something new, you have to stop doing something old.
I've got an extra-specific story about Dr.
Dre. I saw him when I was 9 years old in Compton - him and Tupac. They were shooting the second 'California Love' video. My pops had seen him and ran back to the house and got me, put me on his neck, and we stood there watching Dre and Pac in a Bentley.
A house with old furniture has no need of ghosts to be haunted.
There are among us those that would criticize our Confederate ancestors.
Would you allow a stranger to come into your house and criticize your little ones? I say it's not whether we should be ashamed of our fathers and mothers of the Old Confederacy. I say it's a question of whether they should be ashamed of us.
Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.
Worst damnfool mistake I ever made was letting myself be elected Vice President of the United States. Should have stuck with my old chores as Speaker of the House. I gave up the second most important job in the Government for one that didn't amount to a hill of beans. I spent eight long years as Mr. Roosevelt's spare tire.
I have the libido of a 15-year-old boy.
My sex drive is so high. I'd rather have sex with Brian all the time than leave the house. He doesn't mind.
You know, my friends, with what a brave carouse I made a Second Marriage in my house; favored old barren reason from my bed, and took the daughter of the vine to spouse.
Old days won't open new doors.
My dream is to have a beautiful old house in Monaco.
At another house two women learned very fast;
I say women, but one was a girl about twelve or thirteen, already married, however. There was a little child about three years old. My sister asked, 'Who is the True God's Son?' The little thing replied, in a very sweet voice, 'Jesus.'
I quit smoking. I feel better. I smell better. And it's safer to drink out of old beer cans laying around the house.
The words you speak become the house you live in.
When I grew up there wasn't air-conditioning or anything of that nature, and this old car had a wall thickness of about ten inches. So we had a little warmer house in the winter and a little cooler in the summer.
There is an old American saying 'He who lives in a glass house should not try to kill two birds with one stone.
I never saw my grandfather because he had died before I was born, but I have good memories of my grandmother and of how she could play the piano at the old house.
Old ways won't open new doors.
I send thank you notes, not emails, even if I'm staying at a friend's house or something. I'm very old school.
Full House was a show that was done for ten-year-olds.
The critics hated it. They said terrible, terrible things about it. But it should have been reviewed by ten-year-olds. That's who it was made for. They loved it. And if they loved it, great. Why the hell does a fifty-year-old guy working at a big newspaper have to tell me I'm a piece of crap?
I think if she lived in A little shoe-house That little old woman was Surely a mouse!
Fight me if you wish, but remember I am old for a reason.
I own four copies of Robin WIlliams's Live on Broadway comedy special for HBO.
One in Wilmington, one in L.A., one in my trailer, and one at my parents' house. I can watch it over and over again and it never gets old. He is the funniest, wittiest man on the planet!
For a house, somewhere near Los Angeles I found an old church.
Very old, no longer used. So we moved the church to the land, and I took off the steeple, and I got my hands dirty.
Why be thrifty when your old age and health care are provided for, no matter how profligate you act in your youth? Why be prudent when the state insures your bank deposits, replaces your flooded-out house, buys all the wheat you can grow? ... Why be diligent when half of your earnings are taken from you and given to the idle?
Some old-fashioned things like fresh air and sunshine are hard to beat.
Eden is that old-fashioned house we dwell in every day Without suspecting our abode until we drive away.
Press passes can't be that hard to come by if the White House allows that old Arab Helen Thomas to sit within yards of the President.
What's missing is leadership in the White House.
And the story that Barack Obama does tell, forever shifting blame to the last administration, is getting old. The man assumed office almost four years ago - isn't it about time he assumed responsibility?
It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.
I've always been fascinated by numbers.
Before I was seventeen years old, I had lived in twenty-one different houses. In my mind, each of those houses had a number.
A man is thirty years old before he has any settled thoughts of his fortune;
it is not completed before fifty. He falls to building in his old age, and dies by the time his house is in a condition to be painted and glazed.
Old houses mended, Cost little less than new before they're ended.
You are never too old to set another goal, or to dream a new dream.
When I'm 18 years old, I'm at a friend's house.
And his uncle looks me in me eye - you know, by this time I'm an over achiever, a pretty good student, etc. And he said I have the answer to your problems. I have the solution to your pain. And he held up this book. It's a bible. I didn't know what it was.
Old houses are full with memories and that's why they resist to collapse!
It's the anarchy of poverty delights me, the old yellow wooden house indented among the new brick tenements
I love antique architecture, so if I have any indulgences, I have owned and renovated and reconstructed a lot of old houses.
The most expensive hobby a rich man could have is a boat, and the second most expensive hobby he could have is a very old house.