- Although very few people are actually called upon to live in palaces, a very large number are unwilling to admit the fact.
— Osbert Lancaster
All I need is room enough to lay a hat and a few friends.
— Dorothy Parker
A swell house with . . . all the modern inconveniences.
— Mark Twain
It [ the house] looks different when you're sober. I thought Ihad twice as much furniture.
— Neil Simon
- The premises are so delightfully extensive, that two people might live together without ever seeing, hearing, or meeting.
— Lord Byron
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