quote by Le Corbusier

Chairs are architecture, sofas are bourgeois.

— Le Corbusier

Passioned Sofa quotations

I've owned more sofas than I've had husbands.

Both sag in the end, but I generally fall out of love with the furniture quicker than the men.

Too many people live too much in the past. The past must be a springboard, not a sofa.

On their sofas of spice and feathers, the concubines also slept fretfully.

In those days the Earth was still flat, and people dreamed often of falling over edges.

The hardest distance is always from the sofa to the front door

And the kittykats would have to erect scaffolding and a pulley to get him down.

Mind you, I wouldn't put that past them. Sometimes when they are behind the sofa supposedly purring, I think they are drilling.

When it comes to art, buy with your eyes, not your ears.

I tried very hard not to 'decorate' with art. Art should be reflective of your personality and what's going on in your head-not reflective of the colors of a sofa.

What on earth could be more luxurious than a sofa, a book, and a cup of coffee?.

..Was ever anything so civil?

I get to sit at home with the dogs on the sofa, record in a closet in the office, send them off and, if I'm lucky, make a million dollars.

I can feel infinitely alive curled up on the sofa reading a book.

Get off your sofa and pick your jawbones off the floor, that was a world-class save.

Only picture to yourself a nice soft wife on a sofa with good fire, & books & music.

I live in a flat with 3 women, I call it surround sound.

I keep the ugly one behind the sofa as a woofer.

I'm capable of living in the moment. And I'm especially capable of living in the moment of sitting on my sofa and watching other people's moments.

I like my house to be unique to me. Sure, I've bought plenty of things out of a catalog, but the way I put them together in my home is special. You might have bought your sofa at a major home decorating store, but the rug you found at the flea market is so unique, it takes your room from 'carbon copy' to 'simply yours' in no time.

If you are on Craigslist to get a sofa, and you see one for free.

You think there’s something tragically wrong with it - maybe there are bedbugs. But if you see a sofa on there for $2,500, you think ‘oh man, that sofa must be amazing’. It’s the same thing with art - you set your own value.

A journalist also needs to be disciplined, and so do I.

I am, essentially, lazy. Without discipline I'd be just a mass of gummy bears on the sofa instead of on book tour with my eighth novel.

I would rather lie on a sofa than sweep beneath it.

It’s funny, but I was just thinking I wouldn’t mind a repeat of that boring evening when we elapsed to 1953,” said Gideon. “Just you and me and Cousin Sofa.

The sofa is the enemy of productivity.

I make no secret of the fact that I would rather lie on a sofa than sweep beneath it. But you have to be efficient if you're going to be lazy.

The baby rises to its feet, takes a step, is overcome with triumph and joy - and falls flat on its face. It is a pattern for all that is to come! But learn from the bewildered baby. Lurch to your feet again. You'll make the sofa in the end.

Being in front of an audience makes me feel alive.

Being with friends makes me feel alive. I’ve done some crazy stuff in my time and yet I can feel infinitely alive curled up on a sofa reading a book. So, what makes me feel alive? I guess it’s realizing I am part of the world around me.

Why don’t you come up and have a little ... scotch and sofa?

It's cool. One of the dudes who I made my album with who I'm a very good friend of for quite a while, I lived on his sofa for a while. And he's a professional guitar player, and he played for One Direction. And so I'd wake up on a sofa sometimes with Harry from One Direction on the other sofa, and I'd kind of be like 'you alright?'

Tea - the cups that cheer but not inebriate.

I go back to the reading room, where I sink down in the sofa and into the world of The Arabian Nights. Slowly, like a movie fadeout, the real world evaporates. I'm alone, inside the world of the story. My favourite feeling in the world.

For some of us love comes into the room, kicks her shoes off, finds the most comfortable sofa, and lies down, rests, has no intention of going anywhere. For others love walks in smoking a cigarette, checking her watch every two seconds, jittery, with one hand on the doorknob, heart rate up, always in sprinter’s position, ready to run.

People think, 'Oh, I'm loving myself by sitting on this sofa for four hours.

' Love yourself enough to get up!

Necessity invented stools, Convenience next suggested elbow-chairs, And luxury the accomplish'd Sofa last.

I want a sofa, as I want a friend, upon which I can repose familiarly.

If you can't have intimate terms and freedom with one and the other, they are of no good.

If my wife made childhood obesity her mission and I signed a law making 1/8 cup of tomato paste a vegetable, I'd be sleeping on the sofa.

I don't have a life where it's galas, posh affairs. It's me, my dog and a sofa. And a TV.

To unwind after training, I love to have a long hot soak in the bath, then veg out on the sofa with a box set. I'm a box-set junkie! I absolutely love 'Grey's Anatomy.'

Now stir the fire, and close the shutters fast, Let fall the curtains, wheel the sofa around, And while the bubbling and loud-hissing urn Throws up a steamy column, and the cups That cheer but not inebriate, wait on each, So let us welcome peaceful evening in

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