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Letter "A" » armchair
«While armchair travelers dream of going places, traveling armchairs dream of staying put.»
«We all have our 'good old days' tucked away inside our hearts, and we return to them in daydreams like cats to favorite armchairs.»
«All men love peace in their armchairs after dinner; but they disbelieve the other nations's professions, rightly measuring its sincerity by their own.»
«My first impression as I opened the door was that a fire had broken out, for the room was so filled with smoke that the light of the lamp upon the table was blurred by it. As I entered, however, my fears were set at rest, for it was the acrid fumes of strong coarse tobacco which took me by the throat and set me coughing. Through the haze I had a vague vision of Holmes in his dressing-gown coiled up in an armchair with his black clay pipe between his lips.»
Author: Arthur Conan Doyle, Sr.
, clay pipe
, dressing gown
, dressing room
, First Impressions
, smoking room
«What I dream of is an art of balance, of purity and serenity devoid of troubling or depressing subject matter - a soothing, calming influence on the mind, rather like a good armchair which provides relaxation from physical fatigue.»
Author: Henri Matisse
, devoid of
, subject matter
«The past is an old armchair in the attic, the present an ominous ticking sound, and the future is anybody's guess»
Author: James Thurber
, The Tick