Guest Houses

Famous quotes containing the words guest and/or houses:

    When mother’s relatives visited,
    delicacies were cooked.
    When father’s guest arrrived,
    mother swelled and had a fit.
    Punjabi proverb, trans. by Gurinder Singh Mann.

    Do you see how the god always hurls his bolts at the greatest houses and the tallest trees. For he is wont to thwart whatever is greater than the rest.
    Herodotus (c. 484–424 B.C.)