Cabin quotes:

  • [Reviewing a production of Uncle Tom's Cabin] The dogs were poorly supported by the cast. -- Don Herold
  • I did not write it (Uncle Tom's Cabin). God wrote it. I merely did his dictation. -- Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • What's Cabin Nine?" Leo asked. "And I'm not a Vulcan!" "Come on, Mr. Spock, I'll explain everything. -- Rick Riordan
  • That's what keeps me up at three in the morning: Who's looking at reviews of Cabin Boy right now? -- Chris Elliott
  • Is art influential? It can be - 'Uncle Tom's Cabin' rallied abolitionists, and 'The Jungle' provoked the demand for a safer food industry. -- Will Shetterly
  • [In The Dark Backward ] someone who has writer's block and kills people in A Cabin By The Lake. I guess he's a type of serial killer, but I don't know. -- Judd Nelson
  • If I could write a story that would do for the Indian one-hundredth part what 'Uncle Tom's Cabin' did for the Negro, I would be thankful the rest of my life. -- Helen Hunt Jackson
  • I mean, horror films in general put humans in these awful supernatural or horrible situations, but 'Cabin In The Woods' cranks it up a few notches and becomes outrageous and totally bizarre. -- Fran Kranz
  • Cabin Fever was murder. There was a lot of psychological stress, like not knowing if we were going to finish the movie. The day we arrived to start rehearsals, our main investors pulled out. -- Rider Strong
  • A handful of works in history have had a direct impact on social policy: one or two works of Dickens, some of Zola, 'Uncle Tom's Cabin' and, in modern drama, Larry Kramer's 'The Normal Heart.' -- Tony Kushner
  • Cabin Fifteen does that to everyone," Annabeth warned. "If you ask me, this place is even more dangerous than the Ares cabin. At least with Ares, you can learn where the land mines are." "Land mines? -- Rick Riordan
  • Cabin Fever' was very much inspired by 'The Thing.' It's really a perfect guy's horror movie: There's no love story, it's just straight-up horror. And it's so well-done. It moves at a slow pace, but it's really terrific. -- Eli Roth
  • As a kid, my idols were Sam Raimi and Peter Jackson, and I get into crazy races with myself. Raimi was 21 when he made movies, and when I didn't get 'Cabin Fever' made that fast I thought I'd failed. -- Eli Roth
  • 'Cabin Fever' was very much inspired by 'The Thing.' It's really a perfect guy's horror movie: There's no love story, it's just straight-up horror. And it's so well-done. It moves at a slow pace, but it's really terrific. -- Eli Roth
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe thought Uncle Tom's Cabin was written through her by Another Hand, so little did she know what was going to happen from moment to moment in the book. She herself was amazed at what she was writing. -- Sophy Burnham
  • To have an opportunity to make a movie like Cabin Fever, you have to get stuff thrown on you or you have to fall into a pit of water. It brings you that much closer to your mindset as a character. -- Rider Strong
  • My current novel, Pallas , is all about that culture war - in fact it's been called the Uncle Tom's Cabin of the Sagebrush Rebellion - and yet what I hear all too often from libertarians is that they don't read fiction. -- L. Neil Smith
  • Anyone can see that to write Uncle Tom's Cabin on the knee in the kitchen, with constant calls to cooking and other details of housework to punctuate the paragraphs, was a more difficult achievement than to write it at leisure in a quiet room. -- Anna Garlin Spencer
  • I don't like to be described as a Southern writer. The danger is, if you're described as a Southern writer, you might be thought of as someone who writes about a picturesque local scene like Uncle Tom's Cabin, Gone With the Wind, something like that. -- Walker Percy
  • I've heard 'Uncle Tom's Cabin' read, and I tell you Mrs. Stowe's pen hasn't begun to paint what slavery is as I have seen it at the far South. I've seen de real thing, and I don't want to see it on no stage or in no theater. -- Harriet Tubman
  • IT is mere coincidence that Cooper was born in the year which produced The Power of Sympathy and that when he died Uncle Tom's Cabin was passing through its serial stage, and yet the limits of his life mark almost exactly the first great period of American fiction. -- Carl Clinton Van Doren
  • If you're going to have a cabin fever, have a big cabin, you know. -- Joe Cocker
  • There are elements of intrinsic beauty in the simplification of a house built on the log cabin idea. -- Gustav Stickley
  • I live in a Mobile Home - I've never had a house, except once; I rented a log cabin. -- Captain Beefheart
  • If you're holding out for universal popularity, I'm afraid you will be in this cabin for a very long time. -- J. K. Rowling
  • Not so cold, some snow fell. I went inside the log cabin and said goodbye to Mother, she was so alike grandmother, just younger. -- Anders Zorn
  • I'm not gonna do the same, tired, standard 'I was born in a log cabin...' kind of book. There's so much more I want to do. -- Corey Taylor
  • There is hardly a pioneer's hut which does not contain a few odd volumes of Shakespeare. I remember reading the feudal drama of Henry V for the first time in a log cabin. -- Alexis de Tocqueville
  • I would love to rent a little cottage or cabin in Colorado and learn to ski or snowboard. And on the warmer side, I also want to rent a house in Hawaii and learn to surf! -- Karlie Kloss
  • Of course I was delighted the flight was over, but I still had to worry about cleaning up inside the cabin, I had to worry about the hatch, how to get in the sling, and so on. -- Alan Shepard
  • I like Alaska for the salmon fishing - it's fantastic there. I usually stay in a log cabin with no one around for miles. I like to go with friends, but I'm also happy to be on my own with nature. -- Vinnie Jones
  • There's just something wonderful about getting a small group of people together in an isolated location, and there's something about cabins themselves that imply both horror and fun. When you go to a cabin, you're usually going to have a good time. -- Drew Goddard
  • I did not wish to take a cabin passage, but rather to go before the mast and on the deck of the world, for there I could best see the moonlight amid the mountains. I do not wish to go below now. -- Henry David Thoreau
  • The only place I've felt was really my home is my cabin up north. There's something in the water there that connects me to that place. There's also this sense of isolation and loneliness about it that I've never been able to shake. -- Jessica Lange
  • I like that they call it an airplane cabin. A cabin is where you go to get away from stress. The cabin is a respite from the terminals on either end of the flight where noise bombards you as soon as you walk through the gate. -- Regina Brett
  • But to the slave mother New Year's day comes laden with peculiar sorrows. She sits on her cold cabin floor, watching the children who may all be torn from her the next morning; and often does she wish that she and they might die before the day dawns. -- Harriet Ann Jacobs
  • Check bags are fun. I just make sure there won't be anything illegal in my check bag which is forbidden at a cabin of a plane. Just leaving things like scissors and such out of my carry-on things in order to avoid troubles with some certain airline, y'know. -- Kerry King
  • I had daydreams and fantasies when I was growing up. I always wanted to live in a log cabin at the foot of a mountain. I would ride my horse to town and pick up provisions. Then return to the cabin, with a big open fire, a record player and peace. -- Linda McCartney
  • My father liked doing carpentry work, construction work, in the summer vacation. And so my mother designed a cabin, a log cabin, like a - it was like a Swiss chalet. I was twelve years old, and my father and I built it on a rocky point peninsula out into Lake Superior. -- John Lautner
  • I grew up in southwestern Virginia. I was born in South Carolina, but only because my parents had a vacation cabin or something there on the beach. I was like a summer baby. But I did grow up in the South. I grew up in serious, serious Appalachia, in a very small town. -- William Gibson
  • If you look at the Earth without architecture, it's sometimes a little bit unpleasant. So there is this basic human need to do shelter in the broadest sense of the word, whether it's a movie theater or a simple log cabin in the mountains. This is the core of architecture: To provide a space for human beings. -- Peter Zumthor
  • When 'Ice Ice Baby' was selling a million records a day, I bought several properties: a home next to Michael J. Fox in L.A., a palace in Miami and a mountain cabin in Utah. Then, a few years later, I took a break from touring, saw that my properties had cobwebs, so I sold them, and - to my surprise - I made a huge profit! -- Vanilla Ice
  • We're on the same boat but in different cabin -- Hlovate
  • The cabin on the lake is nothing compared to my mansion in eternity! -- Todd Stocker
  • BBJ customers value long-range capability and cabin size, and this product offering enhances both. -- Steven Hill
  • This morning I shot six holes in my freezer. I think I've got cabin fever. -- Jimmy Buffett
  • Ere the blabbing eastern scout, The nice morn, on th' Indian steep From her cabin'd loop-hole peep. -- John Milton
  • It's harder for a leader to be born in a palace than to be born in a cabin. -- Woodrow Wilson
  • Coffee on an airplane always smells bad. Whenever it is served, suddenly the whole cabin stinks of it. -- Jonathan Carroll
  • When the ship is going down we trouble ourselves little enough about the style of the cabin furniture. -- Dinah Maria Murlock Craik
  • I live in a Mobile Home - I've never had a house, except once; I rented a log cabin. -- Captain Beefheart
  • I had no idea that reading it would lead me to a cabin. It's dangerous to open a book -- Sylvain Tesson
  • Lincoln was not great because he was born in a log cabin, but because he got out of it -- James Truslow Adams
  • As a cabin boy on a Norwegian sailing ship I earned five kronen a week in addition to my keep. -- Fritz Sauckel
  • I can remember sitting in a cabin outside of Denver writing that with a can of soup on the stove. -- Gordon Lightfoot
  • Let us listen to the voices of our Forebears ... In the smoky cabin, souls that wish us well are murmuring. -- Leopold Sedar Senghor
  • When I was a child, I wanted to raise horses in Wyoming or be a cabin boy on a pirate ship. -- Sadie Jones
  • It is good to know that out there, in a forest in the world, there is a cabin where something is possible... -- Sylvain Tesson
  • In the event of a cabin failure, oxygen masks will drop from the ceiling, and untangling them will annoy you before you die. -- Frankie Boyle
  • The Forbidden Forest looked as though it had been enchanted, each tree smattered with silver, and Hagrid's cabin looked like an iced cake. -- J. K. Rowling
  • It's much easier for me to sleep in space than it is back home. We sleep in a cabin, and you can float inside. -- Kevin A. Ford
  • Seated by her side in the narrow cabin, pressing cold compresses to her forehead and holding her while she vomited, he felt profoundly happy.... -- Isabel Allende
  • We mortals cross the ocean of this world Each in his average cabin of a life; The bests not big, the worst yields elbowroom. -- Robert Browning
  • I'm not gonna do the same, tired, standard 'I was born in a log cabin' kind of book. There's so much more I want to do. -- Corey Taylor
  • A log cabin symbolized the embrace between civilization and nature, humans literally wrapping the trees around them as they might draw on a coat and hat. -- Gene Logsdon
  • Although it may not be a castle, [it is the] functional equivalent of a hotel room, a vacation and retirement home or a hunting and fishing cabin.. -- John Paul Stevens
  • Made a sketch later on the cabin verandah, but it was impossible to keep up with the changes. Oh the difficulties of mountain art for too little genius. -- J. E. H. MacDonald
  • This cabin, Mary, in my sight appears, Built as it has been in our waning years, A rest afforded to our weary feet, Preliminary to - the last retreat. -- William Cowper
  • When I was a boy, one of my uncles had a cabin on a lake in Wisconsin. My family went there for parts of three summers, and I loved it! -- Kevin Henkes
  • I imagined calling in to my own radio show: Yeah hi, I'm a werewolf, and I'm stuck in a cabin in the woods with another werewolf and a werewolf hunter... -- Carrie Vaughn
  • The most remote place I've been to was in Greenland. I remember setting out for a solo hike from a small cabin, itself several hours' boat ride from the nearest settlement. -- Michelle Paver
  • It can be frightening to spend 5 weeks alone in a cabin in the wilderness. I was able to collect my thoughts and worked a lot - because I couldn't do anything else. -- Wanda Koop
  • A strange, glazed expression came into his eyes and he staggered around the cabin looking for all the world like a zombie unwilling to take part in an experiment in advanced necromancy. -- Lionel Fanthorpe
  • Make me a willow cabin at your gate, And call upon my soul within the house; Write loyal cantons of contemned love And sing them loud even in the dead of night. -- William Shakespeare
  • I had a dream about you last night.We moved into a cabin in the countryside.I couldn't handle the spiders.You couldn't handle my drama.I moved back to the city. -- Michael Summers
  • The cabin of a small yacht is truly a wonderful thing; not only will it shelter you from a tempest, but from the other troubles in life, it is a safe retreat. -- Lewis Francis Herreshoff
  • I didn't grow up on the porch of a cabin looking out over the 90 acres that the mule was plowing with Paw-Paw playing the banjo. But I was always interested in folk music. -- Ketch Secor
  • For the forest takes away from you all excuse to die. There is nothing here to cabin or thwart your free desires. Here all impudences of the brawling world reach you no more. -- Robert Louis Stevenson
  • I'd buy myself a cabin on the beach, I'd put some glue in my navel, and I'd stick a flag in there. Then I'd wait to see which way the wind was blowing. -- Albert Camus
  • Number eight, the silver one, belongs to Artemis. She vowed to be a maiden forever. So of course, no kids. The cabin is, you know, honorary. If she didn't have one, she'd be mad. -- Rick Riordan
  • My worst flight was flying between Macau and Osaka in 2007. The turbulence was so bad that the cabin crew were assuming their crash positions. I had more than a bit of a sweat on. -- Greg Rutherford
  • The traces of our life here will lie cold and still, dreaming, like the brittle eyes of dolls in an abandoned cabin, and the last men will look to them for explanations, or apologies. -- Tim Cahill
  • There was Tyson moving into the Poseidon cabin, giggling to himself every fifteen seconds and saying, "Percy is my brother?" like he'd just won the lottery. Aw, Tyson," I'd say. "It's not that simple. -- Rick Riordan
  • How to Overthrow the System: brew your own beer; kick in your Tee Vee; kill your own beef; build your own cabin and piss off the front porch whenever you bloody well feel like it. -- Edward Abbey