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Quotations on Home

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Thank God for dirty dishes; they have a tale to tell.
While other folk go hungry, we're eating pretty well.
With home and health and happiness, we shouldn't want to fuss;
For by this stack of evidence, God's very good to us.

~ Unknown

There's no place like home, after the other places close.

~ Unknown

A man's home is his wife's castle.

~ Alexander Chase

Home life is no more natural to us than a cage is to a cockatoo.

~ George Bernard Shaw

The great advantage of a hotel is that it's a great refuge from home life.

~ George Bernard Shaw

My precept to all who build is, that the owner should be an ornament to the house, and not the house to the owner.

~ Marcus Tullius Cicero

Where thou art, that, is Home.

~ Emily Dickinson

Eden is that old-fashioned house we dwell in every day
Without suspecting our abode, until we drive away.

~ Emily Dickinson

You can't go home again.

~ Thomas Wolfe

To most men their early home is no more than a memory of their early years. The image is never marred. There's no dissappointment in memory, and one's exaggerations are always on the good side.

~ George Eliot

He is the happiest, be he king or peasant, who finds peace in his home.

~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Home is the place where, when you have to go there,
They have to take you in.

~ Robert Frost

A man builds a house in England with the expectation of living in it and leaving it to his children; we shed our houses in America as easily as a snail does his shell.

~ Harriet Beecher Stowe

Home is not the one tame place in a world of adventure; it is the one wild place in a world of rules and set tasks.

~ G.K. Chesterton


Never keep up with the Joneses. Drag them down to your level.

~ Quentin Crisp

A house that does not have one warm, comfy chair in it is soulless.

~ May Sarton

Many a man who thinks to found a home discovers that he has merely opened a tavern for his friends.

~ Norman Douglas

Cleaning your house while your kids are still growing is like shoveling the walk before it stops snowing.

~ Phyllis Diller

The fellow that owns his own home is always just coming out of a hardware store.

~ Frank McKinney "Kin" Hubbard

A hundred men may make an encampment, but it takes a woman to make a home.

~ Proverbs

- Chinese Proverb

No one can say of this house, "There is no trouble here."

~ Proverbs

- Chinese Proverb

A house may draw visitors, but it is the possessor alone that can detain them.

~ Charles Caleb Colton

The worst feeling in the world is the homesickness that comes over a man occasionally when he is at home.

~ Ed Howe

"Home" is any four walls that enclose the right person.

~ Helen Rowland

Home is where the heart is.

~ Pliny the Elder

Home is the most popular, and will be the most enduring of all earthly establishments.

~ Channing Pollock

To mankind in general, Macbeth and Lady Macbeth stand out as the supreme type of all that a host and hostess should not be.

~ Max Beerbohm

A man's home may seem to be his castle on the outside; inside, it is more often his nursery.

~ Clare Boothe Luce

A house can have integrity, just like a person.

~ Ayn Rand

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