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Quotations: Home

Nature has been for me, for as long as I remember, a source of solace, inspiration, adventure, and delight; a home, a teacher, a companion.
Lorraine Anderson

Social tact is making your company feel at home, even though you wish they were.
Anon

Gardens and flowers have a way of bringing people together, drawing them from their homes.
Clare Ansberry

A man's homeland is wherever he prospers.
Aristophanes

There is nothing like staying at home for real comfort.
Jane Austen

Death is a friend of ours; and he that is not ready to entertain him is not at home.
Sir Francis Bacon

An ardent supporter of the hometown team should go to a game prepared to take offense, no matter what happens.
Robert Benchley

It is so basic. A human being is an innocent part of nature. Our civilization has distorted this universal quality that allows us to feel at home in our skin. Other animals have coats that they accept, but the human race has yet to come to terms with being nude.
Ruth Bernhard

My home is not a place, it is people.
Lois McMaster Bujold

Human beings are the only creatures that allow their children to come back home.
Bill Cosby

Home is a name, a word, it is a strong one; stronger than magician ever spoke, or spirit ever answered to, in the strongest conjuration.
Charles Dickens

Civilization is a stream with banks. The stream is sometimes filled with blood from people killing, stealing, shouting and doing the things historians usually record, while on the banks, unnoticed, people build homes, make love, raise children, sing songs, write poetry and even whittle statues. The story of civilization is what happened on the banks.
Will Durant

My mother used to say that there are no strangers, only friends you haven't met yet. She's now in a maximum security twilight home in Australia.
Dame Edna Everage

One's first book, kiss, home run, is always the best.
Clifton Fadiman

Life is like getting dropped off in the middle of the woods, and then year by year, gradually walking home.
April Foiles

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

[The television is] an invention that permits you to be entertained in your living room by people you wouldn't have in your home.
David Frost

That's the secret of entertaining. You make your guests feel welcome and at home. If you do that honestly, the rest takes care of itself.
Barbara Hall

Where we love is home, Home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts.
Oliver Wendell Holmes

I should rather labor as another's serf, in the home of a man without fortune, one whose livelihood was meager, than rule over all the departed dead.
Homer

The author of the Iliad is either Homer or, if not Homer, somebody else of the same name.
Aldous Huxley

A mind, like a home, is furnished by its owner, so if one's life is cold and bare he can blame none but himself.
Louis L'Amour

The most important work you and I will ever do will be within the walls of our own homes.
Harold B. Lee

Censorship, like charity, should begin at home; but, unlike charity, it should end there.
Clare Booth Luce

We live in an age when pizza gets to your home before the police.
Jeff Marder

A good home must be made, not bought.
Joyce Maynard

A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it.
George Moore

The ordinary acts we practice every day at home are of more importance to the soul than their simplicity might suggest.
Thomas Moore

Peace - that was the other name for home.
Kathleen Norris

Home ought to be our clearinghouse, the place from which we go forth lessoned and disciplined, and ready for life.
Kathleen Norris

Electricity lets us heat our homes, cook our food, and enjoy security and entertainment. It also can kill you if you're not careful.
Energy Notes'

There is no reason for any individual to have a computer in his home.
Ken Olsen

I take my children everywhere, but they always find their way back home.
Robert Orben

The best way to keep children home is to make the home atmosphere pleasant--and let the air out of the tires.
Dorothy Parker

Mid pleasures and palaces though we may roam, Be it ever so humble, there's no place like home.
John Howard Payne

Home is a place you grow up wanting to leave, and grow old wanting to get back to.
John Ed Pearce

The trouble in corporate America is that too many people with too much power live in a box (their home), then travel the same road every day to another box (their office).
Faith Popcorn

The juvenile sea squirt wanders through the ocean searching for a suitable rock or hunk of coral to cling to and make its home for life. When it finds its spot and takes root, it doesn't need its brain any more, so it eats it. It's rather like getting tenure.
Michael Scriven

Home-keeping youth have ever homely wits.
William Shakespeare

He hath eaten me out of house and home.
William Shakespeare

Charity begins at home.
Terence

Not going home is already like death.
E. Catherine Tobler

I think that when you invite people to your home, you invite them to yourself.
Oprah Winfrey

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