Hating people is like burning down your own house to get rid of a rat.
I'm all for selling books, but when guys are burning my house down, that's where I draw the line.
When your house is burning down, you don't worry about the remodeling.
I'm trying to keep my own house from burning down. I can't worry about someone else's house.
It was an awkward moment. We were burning down our host's house, a situation which any guest seeks to avoid.
Country manners. Even if somebody phones up to tell you your house is burning down, they ask first how you are.
Hating someone is like burning down your own house to get rid of a rat. Invest your energy into something more worthwhile.
I mean, I'd like to see (Mitt Romney's) house burn, one of his millions of houses burning down. It would be kind of cool - the Mormon fire patrol.
Burning dinner is not incompetence but war.
Down with Dukes of Hazzard!
The house of delusions is cheap to build but drafty to live in.
A. E. Housman