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A tin roof is one of the greatest indicators of prosperity in the developing world. -- Chelsea Clinton
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I am sick of four walls and a ceiling
I have need of the sky, I have business with the grass. -- Richard Hovey
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Will the roofs of new buildings be vegetated? If not, why not? -- Tom Turner
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I had discovered that the plainest house can crown a fantasy or daydream. An open window can be tolerated. So can an open door. But I discovered the value of four walls and a roof. Something about containment that at the same time offers escape. -- Lloyd Jones
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Don't be stupid, it's a flying house! -- J.k. Rowling
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Water overflowed from the broken guttering, cascading from the missing down pipe over the flaky clapboard siding. A faded tarpaulin nailed over a window appeared to breathe as the wind sucked it in and puffed it out again. -- Tracey Alvarez
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My earth is somebody's ceiling -- Sara Bareilles
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If it's raining you can't fix the roof, if it's not raining it doesn't need to be fixed -- Jim Rohn
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The Bow's passive approach to solar control and ventilation are implicit in its form, supported by an interesting structural system that is legible on the building's exterior. -- Jeanne Gang
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Rainwater purls from cloud to roof to eave. -- Anthony Doerr
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A house without a roof would scarcely be a more different home, than a family unsheltered by God's friendship, and the sense of being always rested in His providential care and guidance. -- Horace Bushnell
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A seventeenth-century house can be recognized by its steep roof, massive central chimney and utter porchlessness. Some of those houses have a second-story overhang, emphasizing their medieval look. -- John Updike
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What is it with you and throwing husbands off of the roof? -- M.j. Hahn
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I drove around in a Volkswagen Rabbit I shared with one of my roommates, and it didn't have a roof. It doesn't rain much in L.A., but when it did, it was utterly miserable. -- Jon Hamm
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The reality of the building does not consist of the roof and walls, but the space within to be lived. -- Lao-Tzu
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When the shingles hissed
in the rain incendiary,
other values were revealed to us -- Hilda Doolittle
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She looked at him like he personally kept the roof from caving. -- Jenny Bravo
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In a burst of movement I'm up the crates, scaling the wall, and rolling onto the tiles of the roof next to me, a handful of stories in the air. -- Sara Raasch
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Rain patters on the roof of the wagon like the dancing feet of a hundred happy elves. -- Carrie Anne Noble
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The House shewes the owner. -- George Herbert
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Every time I've flown an aircraft, or visited a steelworks, or watched a panel-beater at work, I've learned something new that can be applied to buildings. -- Norman Foster
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In the early work of Frank Lloyd Wright - and you can also see it with Mies - they make new ground by raising the ground. Frank Lloyd Wright did it so beautifully with the Robie House. The roof becomes almost a new ground. -- Ben Van Berkel
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The light of the October afternoon lay on an old high-roofed house which enclosed in its long expanse of brick and yellowish stone the breadth of a grassy court filled with the shadow and sound of limes. -- Edith Wharton
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Few now would associate de-roofing with the police, but the verb 'to detect' originated in detegere - a detective raises the roof, figuratively. -- Lucy Sussex
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in the crook of her elbow as she went. Above her, over an apartment building and a tavern, she saw the expanse of a large square building with a flat roof and a single cylinder chimney. It was a tan-brick warehouse with dark broken windows. An abandoned bird's -- Charlie N. Holmberg
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Roof was a young man radicalized to race hatred who reportedly wanted to start a race war and who killed nine innocent people as his opening salvo. If that's not terrorism, we need to redefine the term. -- Anonymous
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Many are less fortunate than you' may not be a roof to live under, but it will serve to retire beneath in the event of a shower. -- Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
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As the spring rains fall, soaking in them, on the roof, is a child's rag ball. -- Philip K. Dick
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In the East there is a gap between the top of a wall and underside of a roof; it acts as a screen, and the Chinese were able to use it as they wished. -- Stephen Gardiner
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The only ceiling that's over my head is the one I put there. -- K.a. Stevens
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I have seen in many places housing which has been developed under government influences, but I have never seen any projects in which governments have played their part which have fountains and statues and grass and trees, which are as important to the concept of the home as the roof itself. -- John F. Kennedy
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The scullery roof had sprung a leak: she put down a bowl to catch the drips, but the rainwater spread and darkened, to make treasure maps and Whistler nocturnes of the walls and ceiling. -- Sarah Waters
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Roofies aren't a myth, he said, but studies suggest the fear outpaces the incidence. Turns out, "being roofied" often doesn't involve roofies at all. People just don't realize how common it is to experience a blackout. -- Sarah Hepola
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Nearest gutter if he thought it would -- Jeffrey Archer
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The roof is on its side. Does that mean the boat is on its side . . . or ?"
"YES that's what it means. What are you talking about!!"
"I didn't know how boats this big work, alright. -- Trenton Oldfield
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How often have I lain beneath rain on a strange roof, thinking of home. -- William Faulkner
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I'm raised from gutter to protect another gutter -- Kjiva
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How do you keep a mattress on the roof of your car from flying?"
"Yeah, well, I don't know how many people know it, but a lot of people have learned that putting your arm up there to hold the mattress is not going to work. -- Tom Magliozzi
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We were on the roof of America and all we could do was yell -- Jack Kerouac
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apply shingles from the bottom up. -- Padgett Powell
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Always keep a window in the attic open; not just cracked: open. -- Henry James
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open, hinges broken, wood shards raining all around -- Gena Showalter
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It's really kind of cool to have solar panels on your roof. -- Bill Gates
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You were the one who hit me on the roof?
I hit you on the jaw. We just happened to be on a roof at the time. -- Darynda Jones
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If you're going to have a pissing contest, can you at least do it on the roof? -- Sarah J. Maas
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Somewhere to take shelter from the elements but not the storms of life. -- Lorraine Heath
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I sleep on a tar roof
scream my songs
into lazy floods of stars ...
a white powder paddles through blood and heart
and the returns
pure and easy ...
This city is on my side. -- Jim Carroll
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Like a four-sided porch I'm open to all winds. -- Luc Sante
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Nick was sitting on the slant of the pebble-smooth gray roof tiles with clouds wrapped around his wrists like pale ropes. -- Sarah Rees Brennan
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Canvas tarpaulin, and a piece of old carpet. I'm not sure that they didn't lay an old wardrobe on top of that, just to -- Bill Bryson
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It is my honour to act as your ceiling -- Marian Keyes
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They later moved to a tin-roof house that was situated in a gas field under a spectacular flare that burned all the time. Big copper-green beetles the size of mice came from all over the Southland to see it and die in it. At night their corpses pankled down on the tin roof. -- Charles Portis
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Rolanth Temple is a weather queen's temple, open to the east and west, the roof supported by beams and thick marble columns. Air moves through no matter the season, and no one shivers, except for the priestesses. -- Kendare Blake
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And it would be nice if the roof was a bit stronger. Then the peacocks wouldn't keep falling through. I don't mind during the day, but I hate waking up at night to find a peacock in bed with me. -- William Dalrymple
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In another country where the buildings don't stop rising until they pinthe clouds to the sky. -- Sally Gardner
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As long as you live under my roof, you'll do what I say!" he shouted.
Then I'll find another roof, I thought.
"You understand me?" he said.
"Yes sir, I understand" I said, and I did too. I understand that a new rooftop would do wonders for me. -- Sue Monk Kidd
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Sit, be still, and listen, because you're drunk and we're at the edge of the roof. -- Rumi
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The skopets1 who sits in the shop rents the floor above. -- Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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A pretty building I'm making, without either bricks or timber. I'm up i' the garret a'ready, and haven't so much as dug the foundation. -- George Eliot
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Architecture is restricted to such a limited vocabulary. A building is either a high-rise or a perimeter block or a town house. -- Bjarke Ingels
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If your ceiling should fall down, then you have lost a room, but gained a courtyard. Think of it that way. -- Alexander Mccall Smith
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The rain beat softly upon the shingles, inviting them to drowsiness and sleep. But they dared not yield. The rain was over; and the sun was turning the glistening world into a palace of gems. -- Kate Chopin
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Open for sun, closed for rain, that's the poor man's weathervane. -- Susan Cooper
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I work in my attic, and the view is next door's chimney stack. -- Malorie Blackman
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Clouds very high look
not one word helped them get up there -- Ikkyu
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Porches are America's lost rooms. -- Barbara Grizzuti Harrison
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If you build castles in the air, make sure you have a ladder to reach them. -- Matshona Dhliwayo
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The low green tent Whose curtain never outward swings. -- John Greenleaf Whittier
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A red brick Presbyterian church ... captured by kudzu vines as surely as a butterfly in a net. -- Barbara Ascher
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[..] the actual building was old and dilapidated and remained standing more out of habit than from any inherent structural integrity [..] -- Douglas Adams
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Fiddler on the Roof, to -- Wendy Mass
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Nay, the guest who has escaped from the roof, will think twice before he comes back in by the door. -- J.r.r. Tolkien
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If you run from a leaking roof you'll end up with a flood. -- Mahmoud Abbas
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A wild rose roofs the ruined shed, And that and summer well agree. -- Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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Even floors have a plan. -- Catherine Sasanov
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The rain and hail pattered against the glass; the chimneys quaked and rocked; the crazy casement rattled with the wind, as though an impatient hand inside were striving to burst it open. But no hand was there, and it opened no more. -- Charles Dickens
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The rain is a noisy thing, splashing and pattering and rattling the rooftops. -- Neil Gaiman
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A squat gray building of only thirty-four stories. -- Aldous Huxley
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There was not one straight floor from the foundation to the roof; the ceilings were so fantastically clouded by smoke and dust, that old woman might have told fortunes in them better than in grouts of tea; -- Charles Dickens
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Every house should have a turret -- Heather Vogel Frederick
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A wall of heat. The furnace had to be turned up almost to eighty, -- Heidi Cullinan
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The scaffolding must be removed once the house is built. -- Friedrich Nietzsche
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Just 'cause there's snow on the roof doesn't mean there's not a fire inside. -- Bonnie Hunt
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Mr. Collins shook his head. "Stay off the roof," he ordered. Then he paused. "Stay off all the roofs." The fact that he felt he had to make that clarification told me a great deal about Asher Rhodes. -- Jennifer Lynn Barnes
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It was another cabin with a stoop, and a dooryard beaten bare. -- Marilynne Robinson
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The chimney is to some extent an independent structure, standing on the ground, and rising through the house to the heavens; evenafter the house is burned it still stands sometimes, and its importance and independence are apparent. -- Henry David Thoreau
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Not every wall needs a ceiling -- Munia Khan
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The top is not forever. Either you walk down, or you are going to be kicked down. -- Janet Collins
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Heavy pillars, carved from the rock, bear the roof. Slowly, one's eyes become accustomed to the dim light; then they can make out marvelous representations from Indian mythology carved on the walls. -- Rudolf Otto
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Cotswold stone framed tiny sash windows gleaming with pale green paint. Wisteria vines twisted about the stone, bunches of purple flowers hanging thick and heavy with pollen. Above it all a tiled roof sagged with sage. -- Stephen Lloyd Jones
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If the wind doesn't blow...row -- C.r. Cummings
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The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.
[State of the Union Address January 11 1962] -- John F. Kennedy
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The building is a ginormous 175-story office building that juts into the sky like a glass and steel erection. -- Andrew Shaffer
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In my house on the ceilings I have paintings of the rooms above ... so I never have to go upstairs. -- Steven Wright
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Every ceiling reached becomes a floor. -- Aldous Huxley
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If attics could make wishes, this one would have nothing to wish for. -- April Genevieve Tucholke
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Like a Cat on a hot tin roof -- Tennessee Williams
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Houses, housetops, like human beings have wonderful character. The lives of housetops. The wear of the seasons. The country is beautiful, young, growing things. The majesty of trees. The backs of tenement houses are living documents. -- Robert Henri
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Then, since all my other options seemed to be exhausted, I decided it would be best if I fell off the roof. -- Patrick Rothfuss
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How prone poor Humanity is to dam up the minutest remnants of its freedom, and build an artificial roof to prevent it looking up to the clear blue sky. -- E.t.a. Hoffmann