"Land is the secure ground of home, the sea is like life, the outside, the unknown."
"Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country."Stephen Gardiner on Margaret Thatcher
"A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body."Stephen Gardiner on Benjamin Franklin
"Where we love is home - home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts."Stephen Gardiner on Oliver Wendell Holmes
"Human beings are the only creatures on earth that allow their children to come back home."Stephen Gardiner on Bill Cosby
"Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in."Stephen Gardiner on Robert Frost
"What people want, above all, is order."
"The interior of the house personifies the private world the exterior of it is part of the outside world."
"Victorian architecture in the United States was copied straight from England."
"The logic of Palladian architecture presented an aesthetic formula which could be applied universally."
"The English light is so very subtle, so very soft and misty, that the architecture responded with great delicacy of detail."