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In the matter of furnishing, I find a certain absence of ugliness far worse than ugliness. - Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

Instead of dirt and poison, we have rather chosen to fill our hives with honey and wax, thus furnishing mankind with the two noblest of things, which are sweetness and light. (Battle of the Books) - Jonathan Swift

The reign of Antoninus is marked by the rare advantage of furnishing very few materials for history, which is indeed little more than the register of the crimes, and misfortunes of mankind. (Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire) - Edward Gibbon

Your mind, which is yourself, can be likened to a house. The first necessary move then, is to rid that house of all but furnishings essential to success. - John McDonald

If we can say with Seneca, 'This life is only a prelude to eternity,' then we need not worry so much over the fittings and furnishings of this ante-room; and more than that, it will give dignity and purpose to the fleeting days to know they are linked. - Minot Judson Savage

Men must be capable of imagining and executing and insisting on social change if they are to reform or even maintain civilization, and capable too of furnishing the rebellion which is sometimes necessary if society is not to perish of immobility. - Rebecca West