Quotes of household

  1. Christmas is taken very seriously in this household I believe in Father Christmas and there's no way I'd do anything to undermine that belief – Carol Ann Duffy
  2. The average man has a carefully cultivated ignorance about household matters from what to do with the crumbs to the grocer's telephone number a sort of cheerful inefficiency which protects him – Crystal Eastman
  3. I had pro offers from the Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers who were pretty hard up for linemen in those days If I had gone into professional football the name Jerry Ford might have been a household word today – Gerald R. Ford
  4. Command that in no way there be in your household any who make strife discord or divisions in the hostel but all shall be of one accord of one will as of one heart and one soul – Robert Grosseteste
  5. Ours was not a political household when I was growing up – Judith Guest
  6. Wherever the citizen becomes indifferent to his fellows so will the husband be to his wife and the father of a family toward the members of his household – Wilhelm von Humboldt
  7. It really is quite remarkable that Darfur has become a household name I am gratified that's the case – Nicholas D. Kristof
  8. Food was a constant topic of conversation in our household – Paul Lynde
  9. While it was occasionally done here or there nobody else had a figurehead like Walt doing it Jack Warner wasn't on TV Walt was the boss but he had a real public profile and he used it to his advantage And he became a household face – Leonard Maltin
  10. The death of Mrs Lincoln was a serious loss to her husband and children Abraham's sister Sarah was only eleven years old and the tasks and cares of the little household were altogether too heavy for her years and experience – John George Nicolay
  11. The first census in 1790 asked just six questions the name of the head of the household the number of free white males older than 16 the number of free white males younger than 16 the number of free white females the number of other free persons and the number of slaves – Tom G. Palmer
  12. Grissom comes from a place where we know he had a deaf mother he was raised in a silent household on some level had a father who potentially was not around and he learned what he knew by himself in the back yard with bugs and animals He's not comfortable being a supervisor and that's his problem – William Petersen
  13. My earliest influences were things I heard in my household – Boz Scaggs
  14. After about six months I told my mother that I wanted the lessons to stop and she was intelligent enough not to force me to continue Besides the lessons cost money which was anything but abundant in our household – Georg Solti

Usage examples for household

  1. Let the King's councillors and the officers of the household remain – Moon of Israel by H. Rider Haggard
  2. From this day you cease to form part of our household – Bohemians of the Latin Quarter by Henry Murger
  3. Two great events had occurred in the Marneffe household – Cousin Betty by Honore de Balzac
  4. He remained in her household as long as she lived – The Freedmen's Book by Lydia Maria Child
  5. He had always been regarded with fear in his own household and the very sound of his voice now became a terror – Prince Zaleski by M.P. Shiel
  6. Even Peregrine as he went down the steps after his mother had begun to suspect the truth and we may say that he was the last within all that household who did so – Orley Farm by Anthony Trollope
  7. “ To ride on Peggy's 'magic carpet ' as she calls it said the Duke is to be admitted to the household as a friend – Patricia Brent, Spinster by Herbert Jenkins
  8. Presently the mother of the household appeared – They Call Me Carpenter by Upton Sinclair
  9. It is my good fortune to bring lovely women into this household – Nature's Serial Story by E. P. Roe
  10. He took to his bed and they of his household did think that he would die – An Eye for an Eye by Anthony Trollope
  11. But it ain't too late for you and your household to get out of here – Hoofbeats on the Turnpike by Mildred A. Wirt
  12. Good be with you and your Household always – The Correspondence of Thomas Carlyle and Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1834-1872, Vol II. by Thomas Carlyle and Ralph Waldo Emerson
  13. In reality the whole household loved and admired her – Beyond by John Galsworthy
  14. “ No dog had ever been allowed in his household lest it might go mad – The Disowned, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  15. We can picture the great event in the quiet household – The Boyhood of Great Inventors by A. Fraser Robertson
  16. “ Strzezislava is certainly too rich for ordinary household use – From a Terrace in Prague by Lieut.-Col. B. Granville Baker
  17. He then explained in detail the arrangements of our remarkable household – The Spy in Black by J. Storer Clouston
  18. Leave that to me said the master of the household – Isaac T. Hopper by L. Maria Child
  19. The woman is a servant in the household of Mrs Carstairs but she's not only absolutely devoted to her mistress but is also unable to write even her name – Afterwards by Kathlyn Rhodes
  20. Las Cases and his son were in one of the garrets and Napoleon's chief valet de chambre and others of his household were in the second – Napoleon's Young Neighbor by Helen Leah Reed

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