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Quotes of carpet

  1. To put down an ideogram of a table so that people will recognize it as a table is not the work of a painter, but to sense it for a moment as a magic carpet with a leg hanging down at each corner is the beginning of a painter's imagination. – Frank Auerbach
  2. I've been that celebrity on the red carpet and I appreciate that something hasn't got to just look good from the front, from the back, it's got to look good at all angles. – Victoria Beckham
  3. I certainly have been guilty of trying to sweep things under the carpet – Kenneth Branagh
  4. I sometimes wonder if two thirds of the globe is covered in red carpet – Prince Charles
  5. For too long we have swept the problems of mental illness under the carpet and hoped that they would go away. – Richard J. Codey
  6. On the red carpet I saw all these great stories, and I also got to see the plastic surgery up close. – Steven Cojocaru
  7. The personal appearances and red carpet events are very glitzy, but it's a bit false. – Enya
  8. A well -composed book is a magic carpet on which we are wafted to a world that we cannot enter in any other way. – Caroline Gordon
  9. The world was like a huge red carpet out ahead of me to be walked on. And it stretched on and on, no end. – Elia Kazan
  10. I started my own little carpet and upholstery cleaning business. I've done it for 20 years. I live well. – Tommy Kirk
  11. I'm tired of the industry, tired of playing the whole game- the dressing up, the red carpet I hate talking about myself. – Drea De Matteo
  12. Imagination is the true magic carpet – Norman Vincent Peale
  13. My husband and I are either going to buy a dog or have a child. We can't decide whether to ruin our carpet or ruin our lives. – Rita Rudner
  14. On set is where I feel comfortable. The red carpet stuff, talking about the film, explaining your own life, it doesn't come naturally. It's all necessary stuff I suppose but it's not my strength. – Naomi Watts
  15. Ripping up carpet is easy, tiling is the issue. – Douglas Wilson

Usage examples for carpet

  1. " The preserved seats have carpet on," said Sue. – Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue Playing Circus by Laura Lee Hope
  2. But, close to the entrance, there was a trifling circumstance to attract notice, in the shape of a note lying on the carpet – Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins
  3. King turned and faced Yasmini again at last, and their eyes met down the length of that long carpet – Caves of Terror by Talbot Mundy
  4. I wonder if the claret has stained the carpet – Further Experiences of an Irish R.M. by E. OEnone Somerville Martin Ross
  5. She did not see him, she could not be sure that she had heard his soft step on the hall carpet but she knew that he was there. – Six Feet Four by Jackson Gregory
  6. She sank to the floor, crept across the carpet to the door, and lay there, stretched like a beast, and buried her head in her arms while she wept over her daughter. – The Secret of the Night by Gaston Leroux
  7. Yussuf, without saying a word, took him up, carpet and all, and was about to carry him off. – The Pacha of Many Tales by Captain Frederick Marryat
  8. Carpet was stretched on the floor, paper was on the walls, and even a picture. – The Crisis, Volume 7 by Winston Churchill
  9. My parents' bed stood in the green room with the bright carpet – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  10. My mother said I could have that old carpet bag that I took to New York when I was a boy, and which had been expressed back to me with my old clothes. – Twenty Years of Hus'ling by J. P. Johnston
  11. That part of the staircase which was not concealed by the brown carpet was dirty white. – The Woman With The Fan by Robert Hichens
  12. The flower- glass had gone over on the table beside her, and all the water was running about over the carpet – Old Kensington by Miss Thackeray
  13. I will turn my attention to the Aubusson carpet – The Danvers Jewels, and Sir Charles Danvers by Mary Cholmondeley
  14. And this seemed to Ingeborg an answer so surprising that she could only stare at him with her mouth fallen a little open, there where he had left her in the middle of the carpet – The Pastor's Wife by Elizabeth von Arnim
  15. They have on the carpet a contract for live- oak from the southern States. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  16. The bridegroom rose and raised his wife, and hand in hand the young pair walked over the carpet of flowers to the kwade, followed by the whole company except the regents, who turned back to the pendopo. – Letters of a Javanese Princess by Raden Adjeng Kartini Commentator: Louis Couperus
  17. I arose in ecstasy, and approached the flames; then in the circle of light which lay upon the carpet I began to walk around and around and to turn. – The Story of a Child by Pierre Loti
  18. In the hall they were putting down the new carpet – His Family by Ernest Poole
  19. Nice, soft, thick, carpet – The Great Miss Driver by Anthony Hope
  20. " Nice house," commented Drew as his feet sank in a deep- blue hall carpet – Whispering Wires by Henry Leverage