GIGA THE MOST EXTENSIVE
COLLECTION OF
QUOTATIONS
ON THE INTERNET
Google
Search GIGA
Loading
Home
Page
GIGA
Quotes
Biographical
Name Index
Biographical
Name List
Chronological
Name Index
Topic
List
Reading
List
Site
Notes
Crossword
Solver
Anagram
Solver
SubAnagram
Solver
TOPICS:          A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z
PEOPLE:    #   A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


BUILDING
[ Also see Architecture Carpentry Construction Destruction Home House Masons Structure ]

For which of you, intending to build a tower, sitteth not down first and counteth the cost, whether he have sufficient to finish it.
      - Bible, Luke (ch. XIV, v. 28)

Old houses mended,
  Cost little less than new, before they're ended.
      - Colley Cibber,
        Prologue to the Double Gallant (l. 15)

All below is strength; and all above is grace.
      - John Dryden

Never build after you are five and forty; have five years' income in hand before you lay a brick; and always calculate the expense at double the estimate.
      - Henry Kett

Like one who draws the model of a house beyond his power to build it who, half through, gives o'er, and leaves his part-created cost a naked subject to the weeping clouds.
      - William Shakespeare

In designing a house and gardens, it is happy when there is an opportunity of maintaining a subordination of parts; the house so luckily place as to exhibit a view of the whole design. I have sometimes thought that there was room for it to resemble a epic or dramatic poem.
      - William Shenstone


 WWW.GIGA-USA.COM     Back to Top of Page 
The GIGA name and the GIGA logo are trademarks registered in the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
GIGA-USA and GIGA-USA.COM are servicemarks of the domain owner.
Copyright © 1999-2016 John C. Shepard. All Rights Reserved.
Last Revised: 2016 June 16
Click > HERE < to report errors