1001 Inspiring Quotes about Home

Are you looking for inspirational quotes about home? Inspiring Lizard has got you covered! In this article we present the 1001 most beautiful home quotes we could find. Let’s get inspired!

Home quotes

You’ve been away from home too long if you can get lost on the way from the harbor to the palace.

— David Eddings, Pawn of Prophecy

That weekend my people brought home a big eared gray scrawny kit.He was so loud and annoying that I did not like him one bit.

— Melinda K. Trotter, Spice Cat Wishes for a Buddy

Good, because if the guy isn’t making you walk funny after sex, then probably isn’t anything to write home to mom about.

— J. Lynn, Wait for You

It’s great to design a beautiful, modern, sleek home like you’d see in a magazine. But if it doesn’t suit your lifestyle, it’s really wasted.

— Candice Olson

To become better writers we must become the best thieves and liars in the business. We slink around the pages of everyone else’s work and shove it into our pockets. Then we run home and try to make it our own.

— Christopher Stocking

We all have times when we go home at night and pull out our hair and feel misunderstood and lonely and like we’re falling. I think the brain is such that there is always going to be something missing.

— Jude Law

Forever feels a long time when you’re eighteen. When you’re away from home for the first time in your life, when you forge instant friendships that are so strong they are destined, surely, to be with you until the bitter end.

— Jane Green, Bookends

It was back home that The Northern Lights cast these wondrous rainbows in the snow, and where Snugs used to play tag with the huge curtain of shining light that ran, even faster than the wind, across the vast snow-covered landscape.

— Suzy Davies, Snugs The Snow Bear

I don’t want to go home yet.” He twisted at the waist and patted the seat behind him. “Take a walk on the wild side with me.

— J.M. Stewart, Her Knight in Black Leather

We need to have a strong economy that can create employment opportunities and that can also produce the revenue that we need to defend our country at home and abroad.

— Bob Menendez

As a tennis player, you have to get used to losing every week. Unless you win the tournament, you always go home as a loser. But you have to take the positive out of a defeat and go back to work. Improve to fail better.

— Stanislas Wawrinka

If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.

— Woodrow Wilson

I like to stay home with my family. But travel is good in a way. It makes you redefine each other each time you see each other. Also, it helps that I think my wife is the hottest woman in the world.

— Mads Mikkelsen

You can still go home a loyal wife.” – Warren Brown

— T.M. Williams, Moonlight

Just because I managed to do a little something, I don’t want anyone back home to think I got the big head.

— Elvis Presley

Eating at home is fine, as I can easily work around the foods that don’t agree with me and still eat heartily with the rest of my family. I don’t force them to follow my diet.

— Andrea McLean

I have an answering machine in my car. It says, I’m home now. But leave a message and I’ll call when I’m out.

— Steven Wright

With people you can never tell, Will they have changed when next we meet? But here in my dear old home at least, The plums still smell as sweet. / 人はいさ 心も知らず ふるさとは 花ぞ昔の 香ににほひける

— Fujiwara no Okikaze

I am going to sit here in the river. If you go home to sleep, I will sleep in front of your house. And if you go away, I will follow you–until you tell me to go away. Then I’ll leave. But I have to love you for the rest of my life..

— Paulo Coelho, By the River Piedra I Sat Down and Wept

The road to home is when we find our hearts filled with the stories of our people.

— Psyche Roxas-Mendoza

It’s easy to be liked by strangers. It’s very hard to be loved and connected to the people in your home when you’re always bringing them your most exhausted self and resenting the fact that the scraps you’re giving them aren’t cutting it.

— Shauna Niequist, Present Over Perfect: Leaving Behind Frantic for a Simpler, More Soulful Way of Living

When the soldiers came home from Vietnam, there were no parades, no celebrations. So they built the Vietnam Memorial for themselves.

— William Westmoreland

, So maybe, for me, home is not the city, but the people.

— Diana T. Scott, Our Demons, Best Friends

Increased responsibility for babies and young children has proved just as restrictive, if not more so, than sexism in the home or in the workplace.

— Élisabeth Badinter, The Conflict: How Modern Motherhood Undermines the Status of Women

At home I am a nice guy but I don’t want the world to know. Humble people I’ve found don’t go very far.

— Muhammad Ali

our foundation is rockybecause we made a home in each other’s skin.the damage is beginning to show.

— K.Y. Robinson, The Chaos of Longing

If you’ve gone into a marriage and you haven’t been clear about how you’re going to handle money, how you want to raise kids, who is going to work or stay home or what have you, then you’ve set yourself up for failure.

— Phil McGraw

I’m the type who’d be happy not going anywhere as long as I was sure I knew exactly what was happening at the places I wasn’t going to. I’m the type who’d like to sit home and watch every party that I’m invited to on a monitor in my bedroom.

— Andy Warhol

I saw America’s economy last night, people raiding dumpsters at a higher rate than normal in my home town. Digging through garbage shouldn’t be a career. Thanks Democrats. Thanks Republicans.

— Carroll Bryant

Our worst can become our best if mistakes are gathered like twigs of a bird’s nest, giving one true foundation, a spiritual home to build their life upon.

— Ace Antonio Hall

God created a woman to be the keeper of her home. She sets the tone, and where her mind and heart goes, her home and marriage tend to follow.

— Ngina Otiende, The Wedding Night: Embracing Sexual Intimacy as New Bride

But if home suddenly becomes not like home, what then?

— Kate Milford, Shadowhunters and Downworlders: A Mortal Instruments Reader

There are moments to indulge and enjoy, but I always know when it’s time to go home and wash my knickers.

— Kate Winslet

Would you like me to let you go home to your love today?” he asked. It was obvious that my preference for someone else bothered him, but instead of choosing to ve angry, he showed compassion.

— Kiera Cass, The Selection

We want to take good tidings home to our people, that they may sleep in peace.

— Black Kettle

…everyone goes home in the end.

— Emma Donoghue, Room

…I didn’t want you flawless – I have a bare wall at home that’s flawless – I wanted your character trapped in the amber of your skin…

— John Geddes, A Familiar Rain

When a writer knows home in his heart, his heart must remain subtly apart from it.

— Willie Morris

One small cat changes coming home to an empty house to coming home.

— Pam Brown

For one last time, I said my goodbyes to the place I’d known as home for the last decade, and for the first time, I welcomed the unknown.

— Nicole Sobon, Submerged

I have a home in Orlando. That’s kind of my default ‘getaway’ city.

— Carrot Top

I know a manHe came from my home townHe wore his passion for his womanLike a thorny crownHe said “DoloresI live in fearMy love for you’s so overpoweringI’m afraid that I will disappear

— Paul Simon

Life at home is at a pace which allows you to appreciate what it has to offer. Simultaneously you get a chance to reflect on what you wish from it. Our development also goes at the same pace, which is not something that everyone appreciates.

— Gloria D. Gonsalves, I Am Tausi

We all have that one friend that walks into your home like its their home

— Thabang Gideon Magaola

Progress means taking risks for you can’t steal home and keep your foot on third base.

— Anonymous

A guy wants a classy girl who is smart and has goals – someone that he wouldn’t be afraid to bring home to his parents.

— Victoria Justice

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

— George Bernard Shaw

I come from a home where gravy is a beverage.

— Erma Bombeck

There is a lot of food culture that goes on in the home and in the community in non-traditional ways. Food is a lot more than restaurants.

— Eddie Huang

The most luxurious home is the most peaceful one.

— Mahrukh

Destiny is usually just around the corner. Like a thief, a hooker, or a lottery vendor: its three most common personifications. But what destiny does not do is home visits. You have to go for it.

— Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Shadow of the Wind

Destiny doesn’t do home visits… you have to go for it yourself.

— Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Prisoner of Heaven

He took it out like a sprinter, and brought it home like a distance swimmer.

— Jennifer Lane, Streamline

For outlandish creatures like us, on our way to a heart, a brain, and courage, Bethlehem is not the end of our journey but only the beginning – not home but the place through which we must pass if ever we are to reach home at last.

— Frederick Buechner, The Magnificent Defeat

and suddenly I am washed over by a wave of happiness for it, for my little story, because it is a place, a home even, and I can go back to it from wherever I am

— David Grossman, Her Body Knows

Mars, we know, was once wet and warm. Was it home to life? And what can living and learning to work on its rust-colored surface teach us about the future of our own planet, Earth? Answering those mysteries may hold the key to our future.

— Buzz Aldrin

Though when at home their countenances varied with the seasons, their market faces all the year round were glowing little fires.

— Thomas Hardy, The Mayor of Casterbridge

At home I am a man, at work I am a machine.

— Amit Kalantri, Wealth of Words

Once upon a time, all children were homeschooled. They were not sent away from home each day to a place just for children but lived, learned, worked, and played in the real world, alongside adults and other children of all ages.

— Rachel Gathercole, The Well-Adjusted Child: The Social Benefits of Homeschooling

The touch of his fingertips on my back is like a great cellist brushing the strings of his instrument, or a watchmaker turning a tiny screw invisible to the naked eye. The feeling is erotic, magical, and I just want to go home and go to bed.

— Chloe Thurlow, Snow Falls Softly

Who you are and what you believe in is your real home, the only home no one can take from you, the only home that will last.

— Adam Bagdasarian, Forgotten Fire

Heimat. The word mean home in German, the place where one was born. But the term also conveys a subtler nuance, a certain tenderness. One’s Heimat is not merely a matter of geography; it is where one’s heart lies.

— Jenna Blum, Those Who Save Us

I want kids to have a chance to dream of becoming something like I did in my life, and when you’re living in a home that’s dysfunctional and unhealthy that way, you don’t dream like that.

— Picabo Street

The service members who defend our way of life ask very little in return, but they deserve teachers who will be as relentless in teaching their children as the military is in protecting our interests at home and abroad.

— Tucker Elliot, The Day Before 9/11

The food and drink that goes along with football is one of the best things: hamburgers, hotdogs, chips and dips. At the stadium I would probably get nachos, but when I’m at home we order pizza a lot.

— Marisa Miller

I don’t have a real recipe with measurements for my chicken stew. I just kind of make it up as I go. I made it for the first time one Christmas when I came home from college. It’s guaranteed to cure a cold.

— John Legend

A house doesn’t become a home until love moves in.

— Faraaz Kazi

But [Coca-Cola] was also genuinely welcomed by the servicemen in far-flung military bases: Coca-Cola reminded them of home and helped to maintain morale.

— Tom Standage, A History of the World in 6 Glasses

. . .the home place is the safe haven, the convergence of waters, the place where the beloved dead are as real as the living.

— Carrie La Seur

It was always a relief when she came home to him. Like water or food. Like music or that moment when you cut yourself with a knife and squeeze the skin and no blood oozes out.

— Francesca Lia Block, Blood Roses

When I am at my work each dayIn the fields so fresh and greenI often think of riches and the way things might have beenBut believe me when I tell you when I get home each dayI’m as happy as a sandboy with my wee cup of tay

— Patrick McCabe, The Dead School

After I hit a home run I had a habit of running the bases with my head down. I figured the pitcher already felt bad enough without me showing him up rounding the bases.

— Mickey Mantle

Never leave home without your memories.

— Glenn Haybittle, The Memory Tree

If you want to conquer fear don’t sit at home and think about it. Go out and get busy.

— Dale Carnegie

No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, familiar pillow.

— Lin Yutang

Nothing is better than going home to family and eating good food and relaxing.

— Irina Shayk

Our culture does not teach us this, but what happens in Vegas does not stay in Vegas. If you cheat in Vegas, it comes right home with you. If you cheat in Vegas, you walk home as a cheater. You lie awake at a night a cheater. You cannot escape it.

— Tom Shadyac

As a partner in a firm full of women who work outside of the home as well as stay at home mothers, all with plenty of children, gender equality is not a talking point for me. It is an issue I live every day.

— Hilary Rosen

I have a deep and passionate love of America. It is where I have always thought I would be happiest, and although I miss England desperately, I find that my heart definitely has its home over here.

— Jane Green

God welcomes home anyone who will have him and, in fact, has made the first move already.

— Philip Yancey, What’s So Amazing About Grace?

I was walking home alone from school and I was wearing a dress. A dude drove by and yelled, “Nice tits.” Embarrassed and enraged, I screamed after him, “Suck my dick.

— Tina Fey, Bossypants

Why would I retire? Sit at home and watch TV? No thanks. I’d rather be out playing.

— Paul McCartney

This was the part of the road he knew best, the part his old blue Schwinn had known so well that at one time, the bike might have found its way back home without anyone riding it.

— Seré Prince Halverson, All the Winters After

A man must carry knowledge with him if he would bring home knowledge.

— Samuel Johnson

It is very creditable when a woman gets into politics. She does this at the expense of responsibilities toward her home and family and should be lauded for this.

— Preneet Kaur

A lot of my childhood memories involve walking home in floods of tears. At that age, feeling unpopular is difficult to handle.

— Rachel Stevens

…Ethan, but I’m certainly not the type of woman to just go home with two men whether I know them or not. It would be highly inappropriate, not to mention stupid.””And you’re not stupid.””Not as far as I can tell”…

— M.K. McClintock, Gallagher’s Pride

Price is rarely the most important thing. A cheap product might sell some units. Somebody gets it home and they feel great when they pay the money, but then they get it home and use it and the joy is gone.

— Tim Cook

Like waking up in our home one night to find ourselves in a blazing fire, we must be arsonists of emotion, forcing ourselves to grab only what is truly important to us before our life-rafters collapse in on us and we can no longer escape alive.

— A.J. Darkholme, Rise of the Morningstar

I like my home and I like the nature.

— Billy Corgan

The real home of man is not his house but the road. Life itself is a travel that has to be done by foot.

— Bruce Chatwin

I have great childhood memories cow-tipping, going off and getting lost in the bog for hours, and coming home covered in dirt.

— Emily Ratajkowski

There were no snooty commuters at this late hour. They were home snug in their beds where they should be.

— S.A. Tawks, Misadventurous

Expert: An ordinary man away from home giving advice.

— Anonymous

I never even had a bachelorhood: I went straight from my parents’ home to a marriage.

— Dick Van Dyke

I told her I hated normal people and the land of the fucking free and the home of the asshole brave, and I hated God and George and all and everything.

— Aleksandar Hemon, The Lazarus Project

There are people with otherwise chaotic and disorganized lives, a certain type of person that’s always found a home in the restaurant business in much the same way that a lot of people find a home in the military.

— Anthony Bourdain

Although it’s great to appear to a feast, home is always sweet, though it may be lonely and cold like death

— Bangambiki Habyarimana, Pearls Of Eternity

I’m generally so disoriented during the week about what I’m doing and where I am – I travel a lot – that when I’m home on a Sunday, I typically try to sleep in as much as I can.

— Mike Birbiglia

Because I’m always away, coming home to a clean house means a lot to me. Trust me, I’ve lived with a lot of roommates, and straight guys are just kids who don’t pick up after themselves.

— Kellan Lutz

The joys of friendship inert the heart and fizzy home bouncing jubilantly with laughter-buttered love.

— Bradley Chicho

I actually haven’t been on many dates, but I like just chilling around at home and watching a movie with a girl.

— Niall Horan

Stay the course. Don’t tell me about the storms just bring the ship home and dock it.

— Michael A. Contés II

For me a house or an apartment becomes a home when you add one set of four legs, a happy tail, and that indescribable measure of love that we call a dog.

— Roger A. Caras

The home is the chief school of human virtues.

— William Ellery Channing

REQUIEMUnder the wide and starry skyDig the grave and let me lie:Glad did I live and gladly die, And I laid me down with a will.This be the verse you grave for me:Here he lies where he long’d to be;Home is the sailor, home from the sea

— Robert Louis Stevenson, Selected Poems

We have the insight and the tools to identify and bring to fruition the dormant talent that our artists possess. Favored Nations will be branded as the home base for inspired musical talent.

— Steve Vai

In the Balkans the peasants say that if you long for faraway countries and leave your own land and home to find them, you are born under A LILAC-BLEEDING STAR.

— Lesley Blanch, Under a Lilac-Bleeding Star

Delhi is my emotional home. I still dream of owning a home there.

— Kabir Bedi

I grew up in a very spiritual home in a Liberty City neighborhood of Miami, FL. I was raised in the church, and my mother was a very inspirational person in my life.

— Robert Battle

And when he got home he started on Mumma. He hated her then, because in her fatness and untidiness and drabness she reminded him of what he himself was when he was sober.

— Ruth Park, The Harp in the South

I think what you notice most when you haven’t been home in a while is how much the trees have grown around your memories.

— Mitch Albom, For One More Day

On the banks of the Nile, the Rosetta branch, I lived an enjoyable childhood in the City of Disuq, which is the home of the famous mosque, Sidi Ibrahim.

— Ahmed Zewail

Take, for example, the African jungle, the home of the cheetah. On whom does the cheetah prey? The old, the sick, the wounded, the weak, the very young, but never the strong. Lesson: If you would not be prey, you had better be strong.

— G. Gordon Liddy

Every home that I have is paid for, every car that I have is paid for, and I am a hundred-million-dollar man. I mean, this is the truth; it’s not a lie.

— Floyd Mayweather, Jr.

I am more valuable to my team hitting .330 then swinging for home runs.

— Roberto Clemente

A well-designed home has to be very comfortable. I can’t stand the aesthetes, the minimal thing. I can’t live that way. My home has to be filled with stuff – mostly paintings, sculpture, my fish lamps, cardboard furniture, lots of books.

— Frank Gehry

She was returning home to be the wife of, mother of, First Lady of, but what did that really mean?

— Stacy Hawkins Adams, Lead Me Home

When I do get the chance I just love to hang around at home with friends and family.

— Delta Goodrem

Returning to my dreams was like returning to home after a long time of being away – everything was exactly the same as you left it, except infinitely better.

— Aishabella Sheikh, Entwined

With the notion that we can open up our world by opening our minds, realize that home is the land that is least explored, and that adventure is a notion not determined by location, but is ultimately a state of mind.

— Forrest Curran

Once Addie let someone in, she was impossible to forget. There was something about her that crawled inside a person and built a nice comfy home there, her goodness expanding until it filled every limb.

— Kasie West, Split Second

Spend some time this weekend on home improvement improve your attitude toward your family.

— Bo Bennett

…one can never leave home…one carries the shadows, the dreams, the dragons of home under one’s skin, at the extreme corners of one’s eyes…

— Maya Angelou, Letter to My Daughter

My mother was determined to make us independent. When I was four years old, she stopped the car a few miles from our house and made me find my own way home across the fields. I got hopelessly lost.

— Richard Branson

Whether you are at play in the fields of the Lord or standing next to home plate squinting at the popping pitcher, that sudden, immediate knowing can also help you envision the outcome.

— Laurie Nadel, Dr. Laurie Nadel’s Sixth Sense: Unlocking Your Ultimate Mind Power

They say you can never go home again.” Bartholomew Quasar leaned back in his deluxe-model captain’s chair as the star cruiser raced toward Earth. “But I tend to disagree.

— Milo James Fowler, Captain Bartholomew Quasar: 13 Starfaring Tales

No man is boss in his own home but he can make up for it by making a dog play dead.

— W. C. Fields

It wasn’t exactly love at first sight, but it was deeper than that. A sense of belonging to a place I never knew I wanted but somehow always needed. It was a home that carried a heartbeat.

— Nikki Rowe

Most of the time, people look at a piece of art online when it is just a few blocks from their house. Changing the way you walk home everyday fills life with surprises.

— JR

Before I had satellite radio installed in my car, I thought I would lose my mind listening to commercials and having limited choices on the dial. Your car is your home in L.A., so you’ve got to have some good stuff to listen to.

— Amy Landecker

Sometimes to be at home is like a nightmare by Stephen King.

— Deyth Banger

And on the way home I thought: pity the poor in spirit who know neither the enchantment nor the beauty of language.

— Muriel Barbery, The Elegance of the Hedgehog

We are home to each other now.

— Sara Sheridan, The Secret Mandarin

Yesterday’s home runs don’t win today’s games.

— Babe Ruth

The sight of people sleeping on the streets hits us hardest around Christmas and New Year. We see them camped out alone on the freezing concrete, and we think, with a rush of guilt, about heading home to our families and our soft beds.

— John Niven

When I kissed Brooks, it was like I’d been stun-gunned. But I was still conscious.”Debbie Mae’s eyebrows had gone way up. “Awake but nobody home?”“Well, maybe awake but somebody home with really, really bad judgment.

— Mary Jane Hathaway, Emma, Mr. Knightley, and Chili-Slaw Dogs

Home was not a perfect place. But it was the only home they had and they could hope to make it better.

— Dean Koontz, Winter Moon

I thought of the one thing about home that I missed, my dad’s study with its built-in, floor-to-ceiling shelves sagging with thick biographies and the black leather chair that kept me just uncomfortable enough to keep from feeling sleepy as I read.

— John Green, Looking for Alaska

The home is the ultimate career. All other careers exist for one purpose, and that is to support the ultimate career.

— C.S. Lewis

There are three things that people pick up on the instant they walk into your home on Thanksgiving. They will be able to feel the human energy. They’ll smell the food. And they will see, instantly, the table.

— Danny Meyer

You might be an introvert if you were ready to go home before you left the house.

— Criss Jami

I like Michael Moore, but I think of him more as a rabble-rouser. On his TV show, when he went to the home of the guy who invented the car alarm and set off all the car alarms on the block… pretty funny.

— P. J. O’Rourke

I won the parental lottery. Most of the kids I grew up with either came from really fractured homes, or really violent ones. I went home to a very traditional, good Irish Catholic family.

— Dennis Lehane

When your partner is regularly going out to bars and nightclubs and does not come home until after sunrise, it is likely that they are engaging in some form of infidelity.

— Steven Magee

I grew up in North Carolina, and they have a soft drink called Sun Drop. I love the diet version of it. It’s the greatest thing on the face of the earth. I always have it in my fridge – bus fridge and home fridge.

— Eric Church

She wasn’t ready for this kind of distraction he caused her. It was bad enough she found him attractive, but having a attractive man in her home was just asking for trouble.

— J.C. Valentine, Stranded

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

— George Moore, The Brook Kerith

To go back home was to play with impressions in this way, the way I played with the first pair of glasses I had, looking at a world now sharp and small and not quite real, now standard in size and real but blurred.

— V.S. Naipaul, A Way in the World

…I didn’t run away to come home the same. -Claudia

— E.L. Konigsburg, From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

My soul will always find its way to yours because home is where the heart is.

— Truth Devour, Wantin

One of my favorite places I’ve visited is Havana, Cuba. On my way home from Costa Rica, I did a week in Havana. The colors, the music, the beautiful men and the cars! I love vintage and antique cars and own a couple myself.

— Megalyn Echikunwoke

She fell down fifty-five floors. It took 10.6 seconds for her to hit the ground. It took my father forty-eight hours to come back home from his business trip in Sweden.

— Chelsea Ballinger, Sinners & Saints

I like bad boys, and I like to take them home to my mom.

— Priyanka Chopra

I would’ve loved to return to me home of Ireland, but Joshua never made the bloody pikes he was flogged for.

— Sharon Robards, A Woman Transported

One of the great failings of the American education system (in our view) is that young people can graduate from university without any understanding of poverty at home or abroad.

— Nicholas D. Kristof, Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide

Love makes you feel at home in existence.

— Swami Dhyan Giten

Star-crossed lovers desperate to get home together. Two hearts beating as one. Romance.

— Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games

I’ve been very fortunate. I feel very thankful. I’ve been able to come home and do some fun things and make it exciting for people here at home.

— Roger Clemens

If anyone thinks that Jews can steal into the land of their fathers, he is deceiving either himself or others. Nowhere is the coming of Jews so promptly noted as in the historic home of the Jews, for the very reason that it is the historic home.

— Theodor Herzl

You hit home runs not by chance but by preparation.

— Roger Maris

Her younger son, twenty, was assigned to a factory that made railroad equipment, but since it provided no salary he was actually paying his workplace three dollars per month so he could stay home to help his mother with the pigs and moonshine.

— Barbara Demick, Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea

But failure has kept Curt at home like a nice warm dachshund.

— James Purdy, Cabot Wright Begins

Contemplating Christmas when you are isolated and far from home brings its own unique pain.

— Amanda Lindhout

I’ve come home in love with loneliness

— L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Avonlea

President Obama has made it his mission that we welcome our troops home with care and concern and the respect they deserve. That is how an exceptional nation says thank you to its most exceptional men and women.

— John F. Kerry

The eight years of war since 9/11 had meant several Christmases away from home for most of these men. For soldiers at war, there’s comforting continuity in the traditions and inevitability of Christmas.

— Stanley A. McChrystal

With true light comes instruments of peace. It’s best when such peace begins in an American home and spread out throughout the many homes, villages and societies in the world.

— Erwin K. Thomas, A Weekly Encounter: Fifty-Two Meditations of Hope

Ultimately humanity is one, and this small planet is our only home. If we’re to protect this home of ours, each of us needs to experience a vivid sense of universal altruism and compassion.

— Dalai Lama XIV, The Compassionate Life

You make me feel at home in my own skin, and that is one of the greatest gifts anyone has ever given me.

— John Mark Green

The best sex education for kids is when Daddy pats Mommy on the fanny when he comes home from work.

— William Masters

Somebody once asked me if I ever went up to the plate trying to hit a home run. I said “sure, every time”.

— Mickey Mantle

You can’t go home again” ─ isn’t necessarily that places change but people do.

— Lauren Oliver, Before I Fall

So then I bid him farewell and walked down the side of the pool leading to the outside entrance where I waited for soph to come down so we could walk home together

— Adrian Hadzic

I’d like to say that I’m a rock star, but I’m not – I’m honestly more of a relationship kind of guy. I’m a guy you could take home to meet your mum rather than a guy your mum wouldn’t like.

— Ed Sheeran

I feel part of the environment, not separate from it, as though I’m at home rather than visiting—as though I’m tapped into some eternal omnipresence beyond the transient physical forms.

— Michael Sanders, Ayahuasca: An Executive’s Enlightenment

A statesman is an easy man He tells his lies by rote A journalist makes up his lies And takes you by the throat So stay at home and drink your beer And let the neighbours vote.

— William Butler Yeats

Because my business life is so busy, my home is really my sanctuary. That is where I reflect and spend quality time with my girls.

— Rachel Roy

I grew up in the Cayman Islands. I didn’t play video games or watch TV. I would basically come home from school, throw down my backpack, grab my machete, and go hike and chop down trees to make a fort.

— Armie Hammer

One never reaches home, but wherever friendly paths intersect the whole world looks like home for a time.

— Hermann Hesse

I like to stay home with my family.

— Mads Mikkelsen

The greenest home is the one you don’t build. If you really want to save the Earth, move in with another family and share a house that’s already built. Better yet, live in the forest and eat whatever the squirrels don’t want.

— Scott Adams

He tried not to cry as he wondered if he would ever have a home again.

— KayeC Jones, Mason the Mutt

The toughest thing about being a housewife is you have no place to stay home from.

— Patricia C. Beudoin

For a water drop, the most beautiful house is a leaf; and for a man: The goodness! Let the goodness be your home you permanently live in!

— Mehmet Murat ildan

Because home is where your heart is. And one heart can work wonders when it’s beating strongly. And the sweet fairy tales can become true

— Georgia Kakalopoulou, Sands of Passion

A man who boasts he’s the head of the home must never forget the woman is the knife at his throat.

— Matshona Dhliwayo

The best way to keep children at home is to make the home atmosphere pleasant, and let the air out of the tires.

— Dorothy Parker

Maybe that’s the best part of going away for a vacation-coming home again.

— Madeleine L’Engle, Meet the Austins

Yes, us. And the vow I just made. Hell, Rosa, it’s about your home branded on my body.

— Ellen Connor, Midnight

One writes to make a home for oneself, on paper, in time and in others’ minds.

— Alfred Kazin

This is her home now–of her own free will.

— Paul Gallico, The Snow Goose

I love Africa, and Ulusaba, our home in South Africa, is pretty special. It’s on a rocky hill overlooking the bush, and from your room, you can see lions stalking zebras by the waterhole.

— Richard Branson

The fastest way to go home is to be home…

— Will Advise

The paper does not provide the exact number of penises eaten by ducks, but the author says there have been enough over the years to prompt the coining of a popular saying: ‘I better get home or the ducks will have something to eat.

— Mary Roach, Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex

Sometimes there’s someone who makes you feel so at home that you flourish.

— Marnie Woodrow

I remember when I came home from the hospital after having my son, I wore a Narciso Rodriguez black coat. Then, I was using this fragrance that I had created. I walk by that coat, and it still smells like that fragrance. It takes you right there.

— Sarah Jessica Parker

I’d just as soon stay home and raise babies.

— June Allyson

Everyone has a home but me.

— Gloria Steinem, My Life on the Road

America. The enemy. The rival. The land of jeans and rock and roll, of crime and capitalism, of poverty and oppression. Of home and freedom.

— Orson Scott Card, Enchantment

Many preachers are at home among books but quite at sea among men.

— Charles Haddon Spurgeon, Lectures to My Students

I have this idyllic love life, but my mind just won’t accept that. I would like to bring a new guy home every night. I try to make humor out of that situation.

— Jen Kirkman

Do you know what it means to come home at night to a woman who’ll give you a little love, a little affection, a little tenderness? It means you’re in the wrong house, that’s what it means.

— Henny Youngman

My idea of heaven used to be relaxing at home with a cheese plate and champagne.

— Lea Michele

You don’t have to go away to know where your home is.

— Morgan Matson, Amy & Roger’s Epic Detour

I’m like a really goofy home ec teacher.

— Alton Brown

Kill the women? No – nobody ever saw anything in the books like that. You fetch them to the cave, and you’re always as polite as pie to them; and by-and-by they fall in love with you and never want to go home any more.

— Mark Twain, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Man goeth to his long home and the mourners go about the streets.

— Bible

Consciousness is the only home of which we know.

— Emily Dickinson

At home they thought of white people as a vague but powerful entity–like the forces that control the weather, that capable of destruction, that hidden from view.

— Ayana Mathis, The Twelve Tribes of Hattie

How keen everyone is to make this world their home forgetting its impermanence It’s like trying to see and name constellations in a fireworks display.

— Nadeem Aslam, The Wasted Vigil

My main objective is to prepare candidates for professional baseball; however, the majority of our graduates will go home as much better qualified amateurs.

— Jim Evans

You are truly home only when you find your tribe

— Srividya Srinivasan

I’m sitting in my home office wearing a bathrobe. The same way I’m not going to start wearing ties, I’m also not going to buy into the fake politeness, the lying, the office politics and backstabbing, the passive aggressiveness, and the buzzwords.

— Linus Torvalds

A home is more than just where you live it reflects who you are.

— Ty Pennington

A self without a shelf remains cryptic a home without books naked.

— Leah Price, Unpacking My Library: Writers and Their Books

Now, ten or more years later, far away from her home or even any thought of having a home, she again touched the feeling from that long ago day, being alone but not lonely, of being solitary yet sufficient.

— Tad Williams, Shadowheart

Benton had a strong interest in helping to ensure that Warren’s home life wasn’t greatly disturbed: his wife was Cornish, and that morning Warren had arrived with six Cornish pasties of remarkable flavour and succulence.

— P.D. James, The Private Patient

My dad was in the Second World War with General Patton. He won medals for bravery, but he came home quite damaged, so he was a handful. He told us some terrible stories, and I guess you’d say he suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder.

— Jerry Hall

The land of possibility is a better place to make your home than the realm of expectation will ever be

— Rasheed Ogunlaru

I don’t believe in any Greatest Generation. I believe in great events. They sweep ordinary people up, expose them to extremes of human behavior and unimaginable tests of integrity and courage, and then deposit them back on the home front.

— Phil Klay

Mr. Bean is at his best when he is not using words, but I am equally at home in both verbal and nonverbal expression.

— Rowan Atkinson

Why should people go out and pay money to see bad films when they can stay at home and see bad television for nothing?

— Samuel Goldwyn

The home is the abiding place; in the home is reality; the home helps to attain Him Who is real. So stay where you are, and all things shall come to you in time.

— Kabir, Songs of Kabir

My father was a mean, controlling and manipulative person for most of his life. He was unpredictable and unstable. As a result, the atmosphere of our home was super-charged with fear because you never knew if what you did would make him mad or not.

— Joyce Meyer

Africa for the Africans… at home and abroad!

— Marcus Garvey

Traveling is all very well if you can get home at night. I would be willing to go around the world if I could be back in time to light the candles and set the table for dinner.” ♥ Gladys Taber.

— Gladys Taber

We can only love one another deeply from the heart, for there is home of sacredness.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

I was brought up as an only child, and we were very close. But when I was 14, we got evicted. We came home to a padlock, and I looked up at my mom and she was crying, and there was nothing to do.

— Dwayne Johnson

The 4th Amendment and the personal rights it secures have a long history. At the very core stands the right of a man to retreat into his own home and there be free from unreasonable governmental intrusion.

— Potter Stewart

I live quietly at home among my family and friends.

— Antonio Tabucchi

Home schooled children frequently combine for many purposes – and they interact well. The growth of the home schooling movement means that more and more children are learning together, just not in a traditional classroom.

— Ernest Istook

You don’t have to swing hard to hit a home run. If you got the timing, it’ll go.

— Yogi Berra

If you are a true Christian, you will not give way at home to bad temper, impatience, fault-finding, sarcasm, unkindness, suspicion, selfishness, or laziness.

— Billy Graham, Billy Graham in Quotes

The coach who goes home and doesn’t think about the game he just lost is bound to repeat his mistakes.

— Keith Cooper

To receive children’s love and to come home to a child who runs to you with a hug, among the most powerful emotional experiences available.

— Dennis Prager

Coming home seemed to have started the healing process. No longer vivid and garish, the memories seemed to be covered in gossemer, fading behind a curtain of time and forgiveness.

— Karen Fowler, Memories For Sale

His home was populated by things and creatures from Niall Lynch’s dreams, and his mother was just another one of them

— Maggie Stiefvater, The Dream Thieves

So maybe home is something that changes as we do, something that expands and contracts with time and loss.

— Lily Myers, This Impossible Light

Kids in a home with grandparents are healthier.

— Dan Buettner

I never laugh or smile when I am writing. When I come home for lunch after writing all morning, my wife says I look like I just came home from a funeral. This is not bragging. This is an illness.

— Carl Hiaasen

I feel most at home in the water. I disappear. That’s where I belong.

— Michael Phelps

If you enjoy being at work more than being at home it doesn’t mean you are a workaholic, it simply means you are in love with your work and you worship it.

— honeya

This is reality, back home is routine.

— George Ikilikjan

Chrystle? I’m back!” I refused to say that I was home because Cassie was my home. But I’d lost that, and her, forever, so I’d never truly be home again.

— J. Sterling, The Perfect Game

They’re horrible little creatures. All snot and smelly feet and pestering questions.””Then why did you go into teaching?””It was either that or sit at home with Mother all day. I picked the lesser of two evils.

— Brian Francis, Natural Order

With languages, you are at home anywhere.

— Edward De Waal

But we were different now. I wanted only his pain, and judging from the girl he’d come home with last night, Madoc was still the same. A user.

— Penelope Douglas, Rival

The home ownership process for Native Americans has been hobbled by bureaucratic delays and regulations.

— Rick Renzi

I’m not squeamish at all. As a child I dragged a dead squirrel home on my skateboard and cut it open and tried to look at its brain.

— Jessica Biel

The best thing we can do is to make wherever we’re lost look as much like home as we can.

— Christopher Fry

In a home school, the kid does 95% of the work. But in a school system, since it’s an indoctrination system, a teacher has to do 95% of the work.

— John Taylor Gatto

Christmas isn’t a parade or concert but a piece of home you keep in your heart wherever you go.

— Donna VanLiere, The Christmas Town

You mustn’t stand about. Come home with me to dinner.’‘No.’ More shakes his head. ‘I would rather be blown around on the river and go home hungry. If I could trust you only to put food in my mouth – but you will put words into it.

— Hilary Mantel, Wolf Hall

Perhaps home is not a place but simply an irrevocable condition.

— James Baldwin, Giovanni’s Room

A man’s home is his wife’s castle.

— Alexander Chase

A beautiful bouquet or a long-lasting flowering plant is a traditional gift for women, but I have recommended that both men and women keep fresh flowers in the home for their beauty, fragrance, and the lift they give our spirits.

— Andrew Weil

I grew up in a Christian home with amazing parents.

— Allyson Felix

Theatrical is fantastic. I don’t think anything will ever replace the big dark room, the screen and the popcorn. You can kind of do it in your home if you have a nice screen, but it’s not the same thing.

— Mel Gibson

Sometimes when I get home after a long day, I’ll turn on music – I love Latin, disco, and pop – and do my own workout, even if it’s a short one. Know a good song to work out to? ‘I Will Survive.’

— Summer Glau

If this world affords true happiness it is to be found in a home where love and confidence increase with the years where the necessities of life come without severe strain where luxuries enter only after their cost has been carefully considered.

— A. Edward Newton

A house isn’t a home without the ineffable contentment of a cat with its tail folded about its feet. A cat gives mystery, charm, suggestion.

— L.M. Montgomery, Emily’s Quest

And I go home having lost her love. And write this book.

— Jack Kerouac

I was a surf bum wannabe. I left home at age 17 and moved to Southern California to try to take up surfing as a vocation, but this was in 1964, and there was this nasty little thing called the Vietnam War. As a result, I got drafted.

— Craig Venter

You can’t go home again

— Thomas Wolfe

He feels safer just knowing that even if he’s away there is a home waiting for him to return.

— Gabriel Bá, Daytripper

Lyndon B. Johnson thought he’d have the boys home from Vietnam by Christmas – for four Christmases in a row (he never shifted course, and lost his presidency for it).

— Rick Perlstein

In her fury she’d broken into Valencian, indicating the deepest possible roots in the land. I was impressed with how deeply she was from here, in a way I could never imagine being from anywhere, not even my home town.

— Elisabeth Eaves, Wanderlust: A Love Affair with Five Continents

I loved animation and cartoons, even when it was not cool when you were in high school. I raced home to see the Bugs Bunny cartoons.

— John Lasseter

I like being married. I’m at home with my wife and kids all the time now. I don’t go out for wild nights.

— Jack Black

A wave of saudade swept over me as I realized home never existed at all. The concept of home felt far from my reach, and I felt sick with longing.

— M.B. Dallocchio, The Desert Warrior

I watched Titanic when I got back home from the hospital, and cried. I knew that my IQ had been damaged.

— Stephen King

There’s nothing like a good cheating song to make me want to run home to be with my wife.

— Steven Curtis Chapman

A spoken language is a body, a living creature, whose physiognomy is verbal and whose visceral functions are linguistic. And this creature’s home is the inarticulate as well as the articulate.

— John Berger, Confabulations

Leave the body in such a way that the Supreme Power gets notified and becomes aware, attentive and receptive to receive us, the way a child returns back home after decades of touring.

— Vishal Chipkar, Enter Heaven

If I’m not working, I have home time with my family, and if I spend that stressing what’s going to happen next, then it’s a waste. I have a lot to be thankful for.

— Ewen Bremner

Show me that I m everywhere and get me home for tea.

— George Harrison

I don’t know how to thank all the people listening to our music. It’s so amazing to come home to my friends who resist conformity, because they’re so happy that I’ve made it.

— Lukas Forchhammer

But now, being a parent, I go home and see my son and I forget about any mistake I ever made or the reason I’m upset. I get home and my son is smiling or he comes running to me. It has just made me grow as an individual and grow as a man.

— LeBron James

I can’t imagine dating a boy, meeting him only outside the home. What’s a home and family for if it’s not the center of one’s life?

— Loretta Young

Travel opens us up, exposes us to new people and places. New thoughts, new ways of being and a larger feeling of connection. And, the best part is, that it makes us appreciate our home that much more.

— Erin Kouvas

If we want to stay Happily in this world and also after world.Then make home But Not Only on the ground, make home in the heart

— Sachin sawariya

The reader need not be told that John Bull never leaves home without encumbering himself with the greatest possible load of luggage. Our companions were no exception to the rule.

— Francis Parkman

I’ve often thought it unfair that women are expected to stay at home when there’s a fight to be won. If awoman has the strength to bear a child, she can swing a sword as well as any man.

— Karen Hawkins, How to Abduct a Highland Lord

May we exist like a lotus, / At home in the muddy water. / Thus we bow to life as it is.

— Zen

The Marine Corps forced me to come home from Afghanistan. It’s up to me to allow myself to come home.

— Thomas J Brennan

To a homeless man, home is literally where the heart is.

— Mokokoma Mokhonoana

I hope that at the end of the seven years, people will say that I have been of some inspirational value to them at home in terms of inclusiveness and abroad, I look forward to representing Ireland.

— Michael D. Higgins

One is not to win the world, he has to win the home (family).

— Dada Bhagwan

The truest kindness to any woman is to provide her with an opportunity for self-expression in some constructive field: to work, not at home with cook-stove and scrubbing brush, but outside, independently, in the world of men and affairs.

— William Moulton Marston

I have often found this to be true since, that matters which seem terribly important in the early days of such a journey (what will people back home say?) fade into triviality with the passage of time.

— Marie Brennan, A Natural History of Dragons

Reading isn’t good for a ballplayer. Not good for his eyes. If my eyes went bad even a little bit I couldn’t hit home runs. So I gave up reading.

— Babe Ruth

I’m vegan on home base, but when I travel to other countries, I throw it all into the garbage.

— Lake Bell

A (wo)men travels the world over in search of wht (s)he needs and returns home to find it

— Barbara Magro, Recipes to Remember: My Epicurean Journey to Preserve My Mother’s Italian Cooking from Memory Loss

This will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave.

— Elmer Davis

I want to say a very sincere thank you for this welcome home – it is a wonderful welcome home. It is the place to where I return and where I will always return because it is of Galway that I am.

— Michael D. Higgins

All I did was pray to God, every day. In prison camp, the main prayer was, ‘Get me home alive, God, and I’ll seek you and serve you.’ I came home, got wrapped up in the celebration, and forgot about the hundreds of promises I’d made to God.

— Louis Zamperini

Always there has been some terrible evil at home or some monstrous foreign power that was going to gobble us up if we did not blindly rally behind it.

— Douglas MacArthur

A woman in love respects and raises up her man. She is his constant source of support. She matches his heart and passions with her own. She sees the very best in him, even when he does not. She is his foundation; what he returns home to.

— Elizabeth Bourgeret

Men don’t ask other men if they’re getting home OK, they just assume that beneath the frail, weak exterior lurks a muscle-building kung fu master fearless of ever being mugged.

— Kate Griffin, The Midnight Mayor

If after reading this book you come to my home and brutally murder me, I do not blame you.

— Jesse Andrews, Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

You smug-faced crowds with kindling eye Who cheer when soldier lads march by, Sneak home and pray you’ll never know The hell where youth and laughter go.” “The War Poems

— Siegfried Sassoon

Wisconsin doesn’t look kindly on the weeks that slip in between the death of cold and the birth of warmth; Persephone may have left her husband, but she isn’t home yet, and this is one state that’ll be damned before it lets anyone forget it.

— Seanan McGuire, Sparrow Hill Road

Very few people that have installed solar photovoltaics (PV) on their home have realized that by spending an additional five thousand dollars that they can completely disconnect from the electrical utility.

— Steven Magee

Out in the field, any connection with home just makes you weaker. It reminds you that you were once civilized, soft; and that can get you killed faster than a bullet through the head.

— Henry Mosquera, Sleeper’s Run

Parenting is a gift for adults’ spiritual growth spurts, and it’s a challenge to think of anything else that fills a home with more laughter!

— Gabriel Cousens M.D., Conscious Parenting: The Holistic Guide to Raising and Nourishing Healthy, Happy Children

I am a believer in nutrient timing and supplementation, through 8Zone. I love eggs, apples, wild fish, leafy greens, brown rice, pasta, oatmeal, home grown Washington Potatoes, and cooking with coconut and olive oils.

— Apolo Ohno

For my wrap present, Colin Farrell gave me a first edition book. I got so involved with this character and I was so sad when the movie was over that when I got home and I tried to read the book I got really emotional and I started crying.

— Salma Hayek

With languages, you can move from one social situation to another. With languages, you are at home anywhere.

— Edmund de Waal, The Hare With Amber Eyes: A Family’s Century of Art and Loss

I loved to make a great defensive play, I’d rather do that than hit a home run.

— Bill Dickey

Home is where the heart is, home is where the fart is.Come let us fart in the home.There is no art in a fart.Still a fart may not be artless.Let us fart and artless fart in the home.

— Ernest Hemingway, 88 Poems

I was making a lot of 8mm home movies, since I was twelve, making little dramas and comedies with the neighborhood kids.

— Steven Spielberg

If you got a good imagination, a lot of confidence and you kind of know what you are saying, then you might be able to do it. I know a lot of colorful characters at home that would make great actors.

— Jason Statham

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

— Kin Hubbard

I still watch ‘Idol, ‘ and it’s still the No. 1 show, so obviously I’m not the only one who loves to sit at home and be entertained.

— Kelly Clarkson

When I was a kid, my father brought home the autobiography of Sid Luckman, the great Chicago Bears quarterback – probably an extra copy from the sports department where he worked. It was the first sports biography I ever read.

— George Vecsey

Tempting as your offer is, I won’t go home with you. I can’t sleep with you, Justin. You say it doesn’t have to be that way, but you and I both know that’s the way it would be. You’re a risk I can’t afford to take.

— Sarah Grimm, Not Without Risk

Our party is a diverse one, as is my home state of Illinois.

— Dick Durbin

Love is when you have not been home for three months and call up home and your daughter picks up the phone and says “Papa, I love you!

— Avijeet Das

No, I did night clubs right here in Los Angeles. My partner, Phil Erickson, put me in the business, a guy from my home town, a dear friend who we just lost a couple of months ago.

— Dick Van Dyke

On the way home I absently minded (you know what I mean) went through a stop sign in Hyannis so of course there was a police car to apprehend me. A soft answer turnethed away wrath, fortunately.

— Edward Gorey, Floating Worlds: The Letters of Edward Gorey & Peter F. Neumeyer

A man can never have too many books. Neither can he have too many fountain pens, hats, fishing rods, waistcoats, tea caddies, paintings or whatever helps him to feel at home in his surroundings and communicate his personality to the world.

— Fennel Hudson, A Meaningful Life – Fennel’s Journal – No. 1

We have supported state terrorism against the Palestinians and black South Africans, and now we are indignant because the stuff we have done overseas is now brought right back to our own front yards. America’s chickens are coming home to roost.

— Jeremiah Wright

I define fear as standing across the ring from Joe Louis and knowing he wants to go home early.

— Max Baer

…not to look back or feel sad about things, that home is wherever I am.

— Donna Tartt, The Goldfinch

The natural cure for sterility is a natural diet along with a home toxin detox.

— Nancy S. Mure, EAT! Empower, Adjust, Triumph!: Lose Ridiculous Weight, Succeed On Any Diet Plan, Bust Through Any Plateau in 3 Empowering Steps!

Made as we were in the image of God we scarcely find it strange to take again our God as our All. God was our original habitat and our hearts cannot but feel at home when they enter again that ancient and beautiful abode.

— A.W. Tozer

It was not the brutality of what occurred next that changed my mind and brought home to me the full meaning of fear. It was the brilliance of it.

— Elizabeth Kostova, The Historian

Sunday, for me, is all about being home with the family with no plans.

— John Lasseter

Rainy days should be spent at home with a cup of tea and a good book.

— Bill Watterson, The Calvin and Hobbes Tenth Anniversary Book

Doesn’t matter where you go, home is uphill

— Gunnar Staalesen, Kalde hjerter

There is no such thing as not voting: you either vote by voting, or you vote by staying home and tacitly doubling the value of some Diehard’s vote.

— David Foster Wallace, Consider the Lobster and Other Essays

‘Black Hole Sun’ was written in a car when I was driving home from the studio one night. Pretty much everything that you hear was written in my head.

— Chris Cornell

Snowboarding’s tough, because you’ve got to go to the mountains. For me, I love the skateboard season because I get to hangout at home and still be skating. I don’t have to travel to Norway or Japan or these crazy places to be snowboarding.

— Shaun White

I must have appeared like a real bad boy in Christy’s eyes. Well, at least a bad boy by home and away standards.

— S.A. Tawks, Misadventurous

Unlike other professions – doctor, lawyer, teacher, journalist, sales clerk, stock broker – when a cop makes a bad mistake, it could mean someone is dead. They take home mental baggage unlike anything carried in almost every other job.

— Mike Barnicle

When you recognize that you are your own SoulMate, you feel at home and peaceful within yourself, no matter what is going on in your love life.

— Annette Vaillancourt, How to Manifest Your Soulmate with Eft: Relationship as a Spiritual Path

There is a strong side to me, that is of a homemaker. I look forward to spending time at home in the evenings, cooking a meal, chatting with my parents and inviting friends over.

— Deepika Padukone

Simply being born female in our society is to grow up being told your worth as a person is tied to how slim and attractive you are. Even for those of us lucky enough to have evolved parents, the message is still driven home by the world at large.

— Padma Lakshmi, Love, Loss, and What We Ate: A Memoir

Me & my fellow fairies are running away from a huge monster that keeps destroying our home land, sobbed Farina.The monster is terribly scary, has huge jaws, creates clouds of smoke & makes loads of noise everywhere it goes.

— Magda M. Olchawska, Mikolay and Julia Meet the Fairies

scary mommy confession #80920″ I invited you into my home as a guest. And you brought my two year old permanent markers and play-doh. next time I visit you, I’m bringing your teenage daughter condoms and crack.

— Jill Smokler, Motherhood Comes Naturally

Love isn’t just wanting another person the way you want to own an object you see in a store. That’s just desire. You want to have it around, take it home and set it up somewhere in the apartment like a lamp.

— Philip K. Dick, Flow My Tears, the Policeman Said

…I have to go home and get a few things done. If I don’t get out the Pledge soon, the dust bunnies are going to be leaving tracks on my furniture…

— Carla Foft, Addressing Spirits

Brace yourself, Savannah Daly. I’m taking you home to meet the family.

— Samantha Chase, This Is Our Song

I never bothered with cars. I was probably one of the few kids in school who didn’t run around with hot-rod magazines. As I would be at home fiddling with my guitar, they would be fiddling with a car engine.

— Angus Young

For many young women, the dream of independence and a home of their own is a tantalising goal, while a lifetime devoted solely to catering for another person’s needs would be hard to countenance.

— Mariella Frostrup

She’s happy to be home but being home means that it’s an end to her adventure and escape.

— S.A. Tawks, Mule

There is nothing like staying at home for real comfort.

— Jane Austen

Over 90% of people go home at the end of the day feeling unfulfilled by their work, and I won’t stop working until that statistic is reversed – until over 90% of people go home and can honestly say, ‘I love what I do.’

— Simon Sinek

My home is in Heaven. I’m just traveling through this world.

— Billy Graham

Denver is home to me, and to be recognized for my achievements in the sports community here is a great honor.

— Carmelo Anthony

Where we sail and anchor our heart fill up the multitude odyssey paving to the coming home of our soul.

— Angelica Hopes

And then comes the realization. That although a house was taken from you, you can still build a home in a wine jar.

— Camilo Garzon

The thrill of coming home has never changed.

— Guy Pearce

If an ass goes travelling he will not come home a horse.

— Thomas Fuller

There is always the exceptional child, but the average tells us that the child is largely what the home has made him.

— Billy Graham, Billy Graham in Quotes

I have Social Disease. I have to go out every night. If I stay home one night I start spreading rumors to my dogs.

— Andy Warhol

Until I find a home in a human, art has my heart.

— Nikki Rowe

I am working far away from my family and every day I dreams about returning home and be with them. Is there an end for my dream or else, is it a continuous dream?”.

— Difin Davis

The cold is waiting to ooze through the soles of your shoes. Maggot-damp, this city is festering: home to hollow faces of grey flesh. They stare from windows unclean, into the sun never reaches: dismal lives lived in dismal constriction.

— Emmanuelle de Maupassant, The Gentlemen’s Club

I am a particular fan of integrative exercise – that is, exercise that occurs in the course of doing some productive activity such as gardening, bicycling to work, doing home improvement projects and so on.

— Andrew Weil

… the enemy will do anything to rob my joy of homeschooling and parenting. He wanted me to live in bondage and feel guilty and like I was never doing enough to have me miss the real joy of just being home with my children.

— Tamara L. Chilver

As soon as she says this, I realize she is just like everyone else, and wish I was back at home so that all the things I do not understand could be the same as they always are.

— Claire Keegan

It was a show that you played at home and you’re saying to the contestant do this and do that. When you at home are involved in yelling at the screen, then you know you’ve got an audience.

— Monty Hall

God didn’t call me to kill me. He called me to glory and virtue. My body has dropped on His feet to follow me home no more. Who the son of God set free is free indeed.

— Patience Johnson, Why Does an Orderly God Allow Disorder

Is that what love is all about? Needing them to come back to you when they’re away? To come home and keep you safe?

— Wally Lamb

Why have we built warships to bring home peace?

— Debasish Mridha

Travelling’s so much better when you know you’ve got a lovely home to go back to.

— Toni Collette

It made him wonder if all things taken from their home too soon lost some of their bloom.

— Dan Groat, A Punctual Paymaster

It was a place you could make into a home if your home hadn’t worked out.

— Amanda Eyre Ward, How to Be Lost

Women work as much as men now, if not more. There’s a resurgence of dads in the home and moms working.

— Morena Baccarin

Police officers put the badge on every morning, not knowing for sure if they’ll come home at night to take it off.

— Tom Cotton

Being in home is like magic moments, in a magic world, among magicians.

— Durgesh Satpathy

Bitcoin is not an actual physical coin, and if computers are shut down, you can’t buy or sell them. That’s why nothing will ever replace gold and silver coins themselves, and all investors should have them at home or in a safe deposit box.

— Mark Skousen

If you go home with somebody, and they don’t have books, don’t fuck ’em!

— John Waters

Man in Canadian art is rarely in command of his environment or ever at home in it.

— Elizabeth Kilbourn

I spend most nights at home falling in love with the idea of you.

— Michael Faudet

I started to travel like this at the age of 15 so for me, it’s normal. Some days you get tired and you feel, ‘I want to stay at home a little bit more, ‘ but it’s only the moment.

— Rafael Nadal

On stage, I make love to 25, 000 different people, then I go home alone.

— Janis Joplin

They were home. He always felt a bit like a snail, but instead of carrying his home on his back, he carried it in his arms.

— Louise Penny, A Rule Against Murder

Your commitment to follow God’s plan makes a difference in the atmosphere in your home and improves the climate of your marriage.

— Elizabeth George, A Wife After God’s Own Heart

Children that are raised in a home with a married mother and father consistently do better in every measure of well-being than their peers who come from divorced or step-parent, single-parent, cohabiting homes.

— Todd Tiahrt

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

— George Moore

Good stories are like those noble wild animals that make their home in hidden spots, and you must often settle down at the entrance of the caves and woods and lie in wait for them a long time.

— Hermann Hesse

He had left home one day, yesterday, and come home today, and the change was too much for him to bear. And this was why he could not go home all at once.

— Robert Laxalt, Sweet Promised Land

There is no home without you.

— Brooklyn Ann, Wynter’s Bite

You learned to accept, or you ended up in a small room writing letters home with Crayolas.

— Stephen King, Pet Sematary

I considered my home sanctuary from the judicial arena, far from the Fernoza Family legacy, and I had no intention of sharing it with anyone.

— A.E.H. Veenman, Dial QR for Murder

The secret must stay and- according to scientists- the love will live. The heart is quite comfortable with secrets. After all, its home is a dark wet place tucked in among all the other organs who aren’t talking either.

— Toby Barlow, Sharp Teeth

I don’t go back home to Sardinia as much as I would like, just for Christmas and family events.

— Caterina Murino

A woman should be home with the children, building that home and making sure there’s a secure family atmosphere.

— Mel Gibson

I’m home schooled, and I have a teacher that goes with me on all my movies.

— Dakota Fanning

at home the bookshelves connected heaven and earth.

— Lisel Mueller

The truth is, if anyone saw my home life, I’m pretty sure it would look like other families’ around the world. There’s a lot of juggling to be done.

— Brooke Burke

Romance is about putting things aright after some tragedy has put them asunder. It is about restoration of the right relations among things — and going home is where that restoration occurs because that is where it matters most.

— A. Bartlett Giamatti, Take Time for Paradise: Americans and Their Games

More than one-third of Mexicans in the United States own property in Mexico, nearly 80 percent send money home and 25 percent have a spouse in Mexico. Assimilation and becoming an American citizen are not the objective for many of them.

— John Shadegg

The men and women who serve this great nation, whether they are stationed in Iraq, Fort Riley, or the Korean Peninsula, or they serve us at home as our community first responders, serve because they believe in America.

— Kathleen Sebelius

[A]n unpleasant nest of nasty, materialistic and aggressive people, careless of the rights of others, imperfectly democratic at home though quick to see the minor slaveries of others, and greedy without end.

— Isaac Asimov, The Currents of Space

My God, Mace was all man, the kind of man every warm-blooded woman would love to take home for the night, tie to her bed and let loose on. Sitting this close to him, my mind conjured up a long list of things I could do, just with my mouth.

— Lola Stark, Tattered Love

What motivates me is seeing people in the crowd and wondering what they’re going home to and what they’re dealing with, and knowing that for the time being we’re their escape.

— Hayley Williams

I think a lot about when times were simpler, when I was still dancing and living with my parents. I really miss living at home sometimes. I get really sad.

— Hailey Baldwin

We’ll Leave the Light on for You! This Motel 6 slogan has been a successful marketing strategy for years because of its warm invitation and friendly welcome. They know that the comforts of home appeal to us all.

— Susan C. Young, The Art of Body Language: 8 Ways to Optimize Non-Verbal Communication for Positive Impact

When angels speak of love they tell us it is only by loving that we enter an earthly paradise. They tell us paradise is our home and love our true destiny.

— bell hooks, All About Love: New Visions

Being away from home was tough, but the challenge and the thrill of being on Broadway was so fulfilling, and I’m thankful to my husband for making it possible and holding it down at home.

— Nicole Ari Parker

We are going home (we are Home, already and always). Home on this earth is being all levels of our awareness or consciousness in our own unique fashion. (138)

— Charles L. Whitfield, Healing the Child Within: Discovery and Recovery for Adult Children of Dysfunctional Families

That awkward moment when you realize someone was actually home the whole time you were singing on the tops of your lungs.

— Kasey Collin P. Dumdum

The world is a chaotic place find a love that doesn’t allow a home to have the same feeling.

— Nikki Rowe

No one leaves home unless home is the mouth of a shark.

— Warsan Shire, Teaching My Mother How to Give Birth

I suppose I’ll have to clean up Freddy’s brains; I hate to leave a mess for the home owners. Hand me that plastic bag; I need to put it over his head to keep him from leaking. Oh, relax, Freddy; I’ll tear an airhole for you.” – Mercer

— Rachel Caine, Working Stiff

I want my list of works to be lean and mean and everything was urgent and had to be done. Nothing to play the market. My family’s had to suffer for that, that I haven’t done commercial jobs just to bring home the bacon.

— Josh Alan Friedman

There is a magic in distance. Look back at the golden lamp-lit rooms of your home from the road of your life, and it all for a moment is exactly how you hoped it would be: warm, peaceful, safe.

— Kate Lord Brown, The Taste of Summer

I do not recall a Jewish home without a book on the table.

— Elie Wiesel

I seek to call America home to those principles that gave us birth.

— George McGovern

The Web and new technology offer more opportunities to reach a world market at a lower price. Today, a person can start a business at home and reach the world market.

— Robert Kiyosaki

I love coming home to Melbourne. The first thing I do is have a coffee. It’s just so much better here than anywhere else. It’s better than in Italy and I travel a lot. I crave it.

— Curtis Stone

She is my girlfriend, I can do whatever I want to her. In fact, I’m going to take her home and fuck her from here to eternity, how about that?

— Ani San, Breathe

Buying flowers is not just a way to bring home beauty. It’s an expression of confidence that better days are coming. It’s a defiant finger in the face of those naysayers who would have you believe your fortunes will never improve.

— Pearl Cleage, Some Things I Never Thought I’d Do

The prospect of going home is very appealing.

— David Ginola

I think the best thing I can do is to be a distraction. A husband lives and breathes his work all day long. If he comes home to more table thumping, how can the poor man ever relax?

— Jackie Kennedy

Home is the nesting ground for goodness to spring forth. Schools, churches and society influences but home is essential in the development and growth process.

— Eveth Colley

I’ve found a new kind of home in us, and I’m ready to move in for good.

— Scott Stabile

Locally produced foods – defined as those harvested within a 100-mile radius of one’s home – have a lesser impact on the environment because of the decreased need for transportation from source to consumer.

— Tyler Florence

We believe that Jesus has made His home in our hearts, and as long as we carry Him there, God’s love will keep our love strong no matter where we are.

— Nick Vujicic, Love Without Limits: A Remarkable Story of True Love Conquering All

This is where the whole ape-descended thing reveals its worth, I thought madly. Sucks to be you, quadruped. Opposable thumbs – don’t leave home without them.

— Ben Aaronovitch, Foxglove Summer

To live in a peaceful home is to experience paradise on earth

— Radhe Maa

The Bible takes the word home with all of its tender associations and sacred memories, and applies it to the hereafter and tells us that heaven is home.

— Billy Graham, Billy Graham in Quotes

The institution that had the greatest effect on Berenson’s education was the Boston public library, the first in the country that allowed people to take books home to read them.

— Rachel Cohen, Bernard Berenson: A Life in the Picture Trade

I guess you only know your home when you come back to it.

— Ed Brubaker, Catwoman, Vol. 2: No Easy Way Down

A house is no home unless it contain food and fire for the mind as well as for the body.

— Margaret Fuller

Dell had left the army and taken the discipline home with him. I’d left the theatre world and taken the whisky sodas home with me.

— Mark Capell, MYLES UNDERCOVER – four adventures for the actor turned cop

Back at home I spent so much time on my own, but never once felt lonely. Here, even though I see hundreds more people each day, I’ve never felt lonelier.

— Giovanna Fletcher, Billy and Me

My fingers are not as fast as my brain – which isn’t that much to type home about anyway.

— Frank Lane

That is how it is with lies. If you can have enough people believe your lies, before you know it, even the one you have lied against will be confused. The lie will make itself at home and the truth will be knocking outside its own door.

— Yvette Christiansë

An almost forgotten means of economic self-reliance is the home production of food. We are too accustomed to going to stores and purchasing what we need.

— Ezra Taft Benson

I was lucky enough to grow up in a home where I woke up Christmas morning and had toys. I know that’s not the case with all people and I don’t think kids should go without experiencing that sort of joy.

— Lucy Hale

The primary purpose of a home is to reflect and to distribute the love of Christ. Anything that usurps that is idolatrous.

— Ravi Zacharias, Jesus Among Other Gods: The Absolute Claims of the Christian Message

I like movies that are specific. Movies that home in on a very specific subculture, a specific discipline, a specific world.

— Damien Chazelle

If you’re not happy every morning when you get up leave for work or start to work at home if you’re not enthusiastic about doing that you’re not going to be successful.

— Donald M. Kendall

They say it is a wide road that leads to war and only a narrow path that leads home again.

— Bob Massie

If you don’t think you have enough problems, you should acquire a mammal in Sweden just hours before you’re about to fly home to the other side of the world, and then insist that the animal must come along in your luggage.

— Jonas Jonasson, The Girl Who Saved the King of Sweden

If one is looking for cultural testosterone and raging off-the-wall competition in the world of communications, Manhattan was – and is – home plate.

— Brock Yates

Nest really came out of a process where I was trying to design the most connected and the most green home that I knew of. I was curious of just about everything that goes into a home and building a home.

— Tony Fadell

He wanted to be stopped, to be dragged back, to be sent back home… But he was home. Hogwarts was the first and best home he had known. He and Voldemort and Snape, the abandoned boys, had all found home here…

— J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

My first full year of touring, I did 300 days on the road. That was not including the travel time or publicity or anything else – that was just dates. I was home probably less than 50 days that year.

— Josh Turner

Reforms should begin at home and stay there.

— Anonymous

The home viewing experience is slightly different and there’s room for these kinds of extra excursions.

— Ivan Reitman

I reluctantly left the series because a) my age. I’m 68 tomorrow and time is very precious for me to spend time at home with my family and especially with the grandchildren. They’re aged 7 and 5. After three years I became homesick for my home.

— Richard Briers

Sometimes when I get home at night in Washington I feel as though I had been in a great traffic jam.

— Grace Abbott

Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.

— Margaret Thatcher

Growing up, in church we had the homily; at home it’s what I call the ‘momily’ – the inspirational and instructive mom-isms that every family has.

— Christine Pelosi

As Darwin said by keeping women at home their achievements were paltry compared to men’s which proved women were biologically inferior. And he should know because he was a Genius. You probably learned about him at school.

— Jacky Fleming, The Trouble With Women

Talking to her is like coming home and finding the furniture in every room rearranged. The same pieces are there, the same sense of comfort, but nothing is exactly the where you’d expect.

— C.J. Redwine

When you are a child at home alone, you’re afraid someone might come; when you are old and at home alone, you’re afraid no one will come.

— Ljupka Cvetanova, The New Land

What I have always liked about Brighton is its impersonality. Since the 18th century, people have come, used the place and gone home again.

— Lynne Truss

My author role model is Kurata Misako. I want to be rich enough to drive from room to room in my home but also down to earth enough to let squirrels live in my hair.

— Christy Leigh Stewart

As a kid, I was just led out in the morning to go spend my day with my friends and just run in the woods. And I’d only come home to eat or when I was thirsty.

— Adam Beach

I think even when homeowners love their room, it’s still a shock, because you left your house, went to sleep, came home and your room was dramatically and drastically different.

— Paige Davis

The physician can bury his mistakes, but the architect can only advise his client to plant vines – so they should go as far as possible from home to build their first buildings.

— Frank Lloyd Wright

My idea of home is not necessarily a place.

— Michael Kiwanuka

I think the basic thing that home cooks can learn how to do is just season properly… If the home cook realized how little salt they use compared to what’s needed, it would make their food taste better.

— David Chang

So many people come to church with a genuine desire to hear what we have to say, yet they are always going back home with the uncomfortable feeling that we are making it too difficult for them to come to Jesus.

— Dietrich Bonhoeffer, The Cost of Discipleship

The land created me. I’m wild and lonesome. Even as I travel the cities, I’m more at home in the vacant lots.

— Bob Dylan

Judaism is much more communal, and partly as a consequence of my religious switch, I am increasingly more suspicous of my previous view that what people do in the privacy of their own home is their business alone.

— Luke Ford

You still know that boy. He was very angry at fourteen, fifteen, in summer and winter, at home or in the world. So angry that his face contorted in photos. The camera was a question and his face did not know the answer.

— Dave Eggers, How the Water Feels to the Fishes

On stage I make love to twenty five thousand people and then I go home alone.

— Janis Joplin

We are not meant to spend the rest of our lives underground. We need to go home and tell a strange story that no one will believe.

— Courtney M. Privett, Cavelost

I shake my head. “Not my kind of scene. I’d rather be home with my book boyfriend.” “I’ll never get what you book sluts get out of a fictional man…” He shakes his head. “Boys in books are better.

— Danielle Torella, Private Message

After we bring food home from the grocery store…Dogs must think we are the greatest hunters ever!

— Ann Taylor

Drama entered my home last week, but I ushered it to the door and tossed it to the curb.

— Barbara Brooke, Glimmers

Peace and gladness in every home is a peace for the society, nation and the world.

— Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

I’m not afraid to die, for I know the joys of heaven are waiting. My greatest desire is to live today in anticipation of tomorrow and be ready to be welcomed into His home for all eternity. Will you be making the journey with me?

— Billy Graham, Billy Graham in Quotes

The petty worries of theschool room must not be carried to your home or boarding place.

— Thomas E. Sanders, Twenty Talks to Teachers

When we go to the store, we bring home more than food – we bring home traces of broader environmental problems. But we can use our shopping carts and dinner plates to help solve some of those problems.

— Frances Beinecke

Maybe home is nothing but two arms holding you tight when you’re at your worst.

— Yara Bashraheel

My hobby is gardening, I love it, it’s my main hobby. I like being at home and I’m very happy being in my house, I love cooking.

— Susan Hampshire

Sometimes in the past when I played something might make me lose focus, or I would go home after a game where I thought I could have played better and I would let it hang over my head for a long time when it shouldn’t.

— LeBron James

Would a robber break in your home at night beating drums? Nope. This is how those who want to take advantage of your life come: Full of smiles and promising sincere friendship!

— Bangambiki Habyarimana, Book of Wisdom

The tragedy of modern war is that the young men die fighting each other – instead of their real enemies back home in the capitals.

— Edward Abbey

And this is good old Boston The home of the bean and the cod – Where the Lowells talk to the Cabots And the Cabots talk only to God.

— J. C. Bossidy

Quite possibly, the purpose of the universe is to provide a congenial home for self-conscious creatures who can ask profound questions and who can probe the nature of the universe itself.

— Owen Gingerich

If a lion invites you home for dinner, it is you he wants to serve as a meal to his guests.

— Matshona Dhliwayo

The one thing that offends me the most is when I walk by a bank and see ads trying to convince people to take out second mortgages on their home so they can go on vacation. That’s approaching evil.

— Jeff Bezos

The heart, I think, which is the home of all things rhythmic, is where learned poems go to live.

— Bill Richardson, Bachelor Brothers’ Bed & Breakfast

It’s not about being rich, but everyone back home has a pool. And I was a total water baby. My mom couldn’t get me out – she’d put my dinner plate at the end of the pool, and I’d eat my meals in the water.

— Margot Robbie

I’m shocked at how early everything closes here. But people start earlier. I miss the late nightlife in NYC, but then again I sing and burn so much energy in the show that it’s probably good – I get to go home and sleep.

— Neil Patrick Harris

It turns out that home is not mostly a place. Home is someone putting her arms around you and saying the words your heart longs to hear: always and everywhere.

— Anne Nesbet, Cloud and Wallfish

I do, ‘Merama, ‘ Deven piped up. ‘I know exactly what she means. We need to send them love and see them coming home in our mind. If we wish and believe we can be together again.”Yas!’ said Zahra strongly. ‘Young one has knowing. You must that do!

— Marcha A. Fox, Beyond the Hidden Sky

Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.

— Dale Carnegie

You can’t do some of the things you used to do. I suppose you have to go at a gentler pace. I mean, God help us, you can’t sit at home being a Vicar or anything.

— Andy Taylor

My favourite thing in the world is going out to get Chinese food, then coming home and renting a movie.

— Bindi Irwin

Nothing matches a Sailor’s kiss coming back home where he belongs

— Sameh Elsayed

When I hit a home run I usually didn’t care where it went. So long as it was a home run was all that mattered.

— Mickey Mantle

There is one family : MankindThere is one religion : Humanity There is one home : Earth

— Sandesh Hukpachongbang

I was often very, incredibly naughty, and if I didn’t come home at tea time I used to be sent to bed without any dinner. But people used to bring me things: I was better fed in bed.

— Diane Cilento

The first time I met Elizabeth Edwards, she greeted me at the door of her home juggling a yogurt in one hand and a Diet Coke in the other.

— Jennifer Palmieri

I can’t understand why someone wouldn’t have a degree of sympathy for people that had to flee their country, travel to try and find their home somewhere, and nobody wants them. How could you not be a little bit sympathetic?

— Gary Lineker

I didn’t have time for my children much. I wasn’t a very good parent I had a pretty unhappy home life.

— Carroll Shelby

If you want to radiation poison a nation, just start shipping them cheap ionizing smoke detectors for the home with a little too much radiation in them.

— Steven Magee

Sirius was a brave, clever, and energetic man, and such men are not usually content to sit at home in hiding while they believe others to be in danger.

— J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

But sometimes, when she’d be all by herself, walking home late in the evening on a crowded street she’d be afraid of her own shadow following her…

— Sanhita Baruah

You know that old saying about home being where the heart is? I don’t think that refers to your own. It’s the hearts of other people, the ones you love, that makes a home.

— Jay Bell, Something Like Autumn

Life is only worth living because we hope it will get better and we’ll all get home safely.

— Deborah Levy, Swimming Home

It is not my wish to stay home so much that I become isolated, but to use the comforting influence of my home to restore and gather myself after each step I take in my expanding ability to participate in the world.

— Maureen Brady, Daybreak: Meditations For Women Survivors Of Sexual Abuse

To know a person in his home is not to know him at all: to meet him on a country road with only his baggage is to at last contact the core, the inner cell of his personality.

— John Tibbetts

We are going home to many who cannot read. So Lord make us to be Bibles so that those who cannot read the Book can read it in us.

— Anonymous Chinese woman

Thank-you, son, ’ said his father. ‘I want you to know we’re bothproud of you. Take care, and keep in touch if you can.’‘Or even better, visit!’ said his mother, ‘our home isn’t completewithout you!

— Chris Tinniswood, Nostradormouse

This stammer got me a home in Beverly Hills, and I’m not about to screw with it now.

— Bob Newhart

Home, home – a few small rooms, stiflingly over-inhabited by a man, by a periodically teeming woman, by rabble of boys and girls of all ages. No air, no space; an understerilized prison; darkness, disease and smells.

— Aldous Huxley, Brave New World

I had a lot of dates but I decided to stay home and dye my eyebrows.

— Andy Warhol

Your home is where your family is… Where someone waits for you and thinks about you.

— Tony DiTerlizzi, A Hero For WondLa

Your home is within you, you carry your place in the world.

— Kate Lord Brown, The Perfume Garden

What nourishes us at home and in school is what inspires us. When we get awareness and learn about the great potential that we all human beings have, we are able to discover our leadership.

— Vicente Fox

I write longhand on legal pads, about half at home and half in cafes. I drink a lot of water and eat a lot of raw carrots.

— Daniel Handler

But, as environment minister, I am very interested in a thriving German automobile industry, because I can only pay for the rising costs of environmental protection at home and abroad if there are people in Germany with jobs and who pay taxes.

— Sigmar Gabriel

The happiest moments of my life have been the few which I have passed at home in the bosom of my family.

— Thomas Jefferson

I think that the reason for my success is that I am really not aspirational. I am inspirational in that the people at home feel like they can really relate to me.

— Rosie O’Donnell

I’m happy to be at home with the kids, in my flannel pajamas; that’s a treat.

— Patsy Kensit

I suspected, however, that I wasn’t homesick for anything I would find at home when I returned. The longing was for what I wouldn’t find: the past and all the people and places there were lost to me.

— Alice Steinbach, Without Reservations: The Travels of an Independent Woman

I realise now that I wanted to disappear. To get so lost that nobody ever found me. To go so far away that I’d never be able to make my way home again. But I have no idea why.

— Jessica Warman, Between

I’m not someone who sits at home and doesn’t like to go out, doesn’t like to watch movies. I like to live my life.

— Virat Kohli

I am not a fairy godmother or anything of that sort, but I hope to give you a happy home and a good education, and to send you out into the world true, brave, generous men, prepared to serve God truly all the days of your life.”~Aunt Persis

— Constance Savery

When you live on the road, going home is a place to escape and just be with your family to unwind.

— Jonathan Davis

Basically my wife was immature. I’d be at home in the bath and she’d come in and sink my boats.

— Woody Allen

I can’t stress how much my daughter is an inspiration to stay sober. When I come home and she opens those big blue eyes at me, it’s the most amazing feeling I could ever feel.

— A. J. McLean

We tend to take whatever’s worked in our particular set of circumstances (big family, small family, AP, Ezzo, home school, public school) and project that upon everyone else in the world as the ideal.

— Rachel Held Evans, A Year of Biblical Womanhood

Since I’m always working, my best holiday memories are definitely when I can just go home and spend time with my family.

— Chris Brown

We are bodies which think, and we’re at home with steampunk because it is an ethos of design and creativity which acknowledges the humanly physical: that which we can understand with our fingers.

— Nick Harkaway

I had the good fortune and opportunity to come home and to tell the truth; many soldiers, like Pat Tillman… did not have that opportunity. The truth of war is not always easy. The truth is always more heroic than the hype.

— Jessica Lynch

Mindfulness helps you go home to the present. And every time you go there and recognize a condition of happiness that you have, happiness comes.

— Thich Nhat Hanh

Your profession is not what brings home your weekly paycheck, your profession is what you’re put here on earth to do, with such passion and such intensity that it becomes spiritual in calling.

— Vincent van Gogh

History is gossip that’s been legitimized, and that’s really the case when you get into some of the Roman historians. Wow! They’d be right at home on reality tv.

— Esther M. Friesner

I bought my own home in 2004. It’s a sanctuary for my family and a place of peace and calm. It’s key for anyone committed to leadership and success to avoid the noise and focus on their best opportunities.

— Robin S. Sharma

Don’t leave home without your sword – your intellect.

— Alan Moore

When we feel haunted, it is the pull of our own home we’re experiencing, but a more upsetting possibility is that the past has become homeless, and we are offering it a place to inhabit in the present.

— Yiyun Li, Dear Friend, from My Life I Write to You in Your Life

I would rather write a book without a title if my true friend chooses to live in a million dollar home in London and acts foreign.

— Duop Chak Wuol

Let your home be a heavenly paradise.

— Lailah Gifty Akita

I am cleaning my home but I don’t clean my mind.

— Parmveer Laadi

It’s not a homeless life for me, It’s just that I’m home lessThan others like to be.

— Akilnathan Logeswaran

I wonder who in their right mind thought I was mature enough for this: motherhood, home ownership, a career, adulthood in general. I hope I have them all fooled, that I have any clue at all what I’m doing.

— Cassandra Dunn, The Art of Adapting

When I’m not on tour, I love to have a long breakfast at home in my garden.

— Andre Rieu

Although I managed my schedule to be home by late afternoon most days, basically, Roselle raised our children alone. And so I missed out on a lot of wonderful moments, missed watching my kids grow into the wonderful people they are today.

— Perry Como

Yes, your home is your castle, but it is also your identity and your possibility to be open to others.

— David Soul

Life is composed of different inventions. I have continued to work at different things and rebuilt my home all by myself. I did it for the sake of satisfaction at doing something.

— Mikhail Kalashnikov

It is unlikely that we will hit a home run anytime soon but if we are unable to get rid of offensive sports team nicknames, we will strike out.

— Adam Dodek, The Canadian Constitution

As an artist, a man has no home in Europe save in Paris.

— Friedrich Nietzsche

Sometimes I get mail for people who lived in my home before I did, and sometimes my own body seems like a home through which successive people have passed like tenants, leaving behind memories, habits, scars, skills, and other souvenirs.

— Rebecca Solnit, The Faraway Nearby

People who spend their lives like to go to parties and cinemas, sit at home and watch movies, TV Series, TV dramas, etc.They think this is life. But it is spending life not living life.

— Sunday Adelaja

If there’s one thing I learned, it is that blood families can sometimes be the pits; it’s the one you make for yourself that really gives you a home and people to love.

— Joss Stirling, Stealing Phoenix

Darling Daddy, This is Rose.The shed needs new wires now it has blown up.Caddy is bringing home rock-bottom boyfriends to see if they will do for Mummy. Instead of you.Love, Rose.

— Hilary McKay, Indigo’s Star

I’m not a very serious person. You know how they say that clowns are very funny in public and are really sad at home? I’m really kind of stupid at home and more serious in public.

— Roland Joffe

One works hard to prop up an illusion that sucks the life out of them, and the other works hard to make their home a place that restores them, nurtures them, and gives life to others.

— Craig Groeschel, Weird: Because Normal Isn’t Working

The ants are bad” The Bear”the ants?”Tahir”Do not be fooled. They look very small, so harm you don’t think of then at all. Then years. Then one day you wake up, and your home has fallen down.” Osman.

— Tahir Shah, In Arabian Nights: A Caravan of Moroccan Dreams

Owning a home is a keystone of wealth – both financial affluence and emotional security.

— Suze Orman

If you take on the martyr/entitlement role, two things are definitely going to happen: you’ll be a lot less happier with your life, and you will have a husband not exactly wanting to come home to you.

— Laura Schlessinger

if somebody ask me to chose my home in the whole world i would chose your arms

— pooja bagul

I’m a very private person. I like staying home and doing my stuff. I hate people invading on my privacy. I hate talking about my private life.

— Gisele Bundchen

Letter home from college boy: “There are 370 boys here – I wish there were 369.”

— Anonymous

For those, like me, who can’t rely on being given a home smoker this Christmas, you can build your own approximation with just a roll of tin foil and a big wok or pan for which you have a lid.

— Yotam Ottolenghi

I used to dream about escaping my ordinary life, but my life was never ordinary. I had simply failed to notice how extraordinary it was. Likewise, I never imagined that home might be something I would miss.

— Ransom Riggs, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

And this is good old Boston The home of the bean and the cod Where the Lowells talk to the Cabots And the Cabots talk only to God.

— J. C. Bossidy

My home drove meinto the wilderness.Few look for me. Few hear me.

— Dag Hammarskjöld, Markings

But where would she go, Raven wondered. Where was home now that Drew was her heart?

— J.K. Hogan, Blood in the Valley

She believed being so free with her sexuality was empowering, but I wouldn’t say taking home a douchebag who would laugh about the encounter with his friend later is a step forward in the feminist movement.”-Lily

— Teresa Lo, The Red Lantern Scandals

I should kill you, ” Kallan whispered, “and watch your blood run with the cries of my people. If I kill you, all my troubles end. And I go home to Lorlenalin, my father’s death avenged.

— Angela B. Chrysler

Let woman out of the home, let man into it, should be the aim of education. The home needs man, and the world outside needs woman.

— Pearl S. Buck

I am not a famous person at home – I’m just a guy here. I’m a father, I’m a companion, I’m a human being. I am not a public figure in my house; I am not a celebrity. I am not a famous person to myself – I am just a guy.

— William Hurt

Thank God for dirty dishes they have a tale to tell. While other folks 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.

— Anonymous

She had stayed home and worked hard and a posthumous recognition had eventually followed. Not that Buck hadn’t worked hard, sure he did, but in the end the body won’t hold up as a work of art.

— Duff Brenna, The Altar of the Body: A Novel

If you feel rooted in your home and family, if you’re active in your community, there’s nothing more empowering. The best way to make a difference in the world is to start by making a difference in your own life.

— Julia Louis-Dreyfus

But even if every house looked identical-if all the furnishings were the same- it still wouldn’t feel like yours.That’s because home isn’t where you are. It’s who you’re with.

— Jodi Picoult, Off the Page

Managing is getting paid for home runs that someone else hits.

— Casey Stengel

My mother had very humble beginnings – to put it mildly. Her dad built their home out of timber that he cut down on their land. No heat, no air-conditioning – ‘no foolishness, ‘ as he would call it.

— Blake Lively

On my solemn oath, Edmund, I’d gladly face not having an acre of land to call my own, nor a penny in the bank, I’d be willing to have no home but the poorhouse in my old age, if I could look back now on having been the fine artist I might have been.

— Eugene O’Neill, Long Day’s Journey Into Night

What I love most about my home is who I share it with.

— Tad Carpenter

Young women dream of romance and passion as men dream of conquest because those dreams are necessary goads to leaving home and growing up.

— Erica Jong, Fear of Fifty: A Midlife Memoir

One Christmas I had no money, and so I went home and just, like, wrote a poem; I mean, I didn’t write them, but I just handed out poems as Christmas presents. Like, ‘Here’s a Pablo Neruda poem that really made me think of you.’

— June Diane Raphael

This is Long Island, land of the rushed, home of the stressed.

— Will Bly, Creatures: A Collection of Short Stories

If your going to be a jackass then do it outside of your home, as your home is supposed to be a place of love and safety, it’s your sanctuary from the outside world. The only place where we can truly be accepted.

— Lisa Marie Main, Morning Light Coven

One of history’s most useful tasks is to bring home to us how keenly, honestly and painfully, past generations pursued aims that now seem to us wrong or disgraceful.

— John Carey

There is no school equal to a decent home and no teacher equal to a virtuous parent.

— Mahatma Gandhi

I was born in London, and went to school in Scotland – I used to be dead tired when I got home at night.

— Norman Wisdom

I would just as soon have abused the old village church at home for not being a cathedral.

— Joseph Conrad

The woman is the home. That’s where she used to be, and that’s where she still is. You might ask me, What if a man tries to be part of the home — will the woman let him? I answer yes. Because the he becomes one of the children.

— Marguerite Duras

I didn’t want to be the best at anything; I just wanted to blend in. And that was kind of my existence throughout my family experiences at home of just kind of blending in in the background through my other siblings, which was easy to do.

— Misty Copeland

He wanted to go home to the place that he hated.

— Katherine Boo, Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity

I watched you try on suits in Hugo Boss.‘For the big job, ’ you said. And I laughed, because I knew I would never see it. I’d never get up and watch you put it on and walk out of the door. I would never be the one that you came home to.

— Kate Chisman

Pat wanted to comfort him for something she did not understand. She slipped her little hand into his…he had a warm pleasant hand. They walked home together so.

— L.M. Montgomery, Pat of Silver Bush

Some feel the love; some understand it, and some sense it; but no matter what you do, love is always there if you search for it, and deep inside everyone’s heart you will find your home to sleep there forever and feel the heaven.


There was (and is) nothing palatable about Jesus Christ of Nazareth to those who love the world and have made their home in it.

— David D. Flowers

They are orphans again, with no true home but each other and whatever life they can make together on the other side of the sea.

— Leigh Bardugo, Shadow and Bone

I extend my deepest gratitude to our Armed Forces and first responders serving both at home and abroad in the war against terrorism.

— John Doolittle

The moment you cross the border of your country to another, nature will blow you the breeze of revolution, no matter how long you may spend abroad, you will never return back home the same again, it is either greater or worse.

— Elijah Onyenmeriogu

Marriage is a game. They (the anxious and powerful) set the rules. We (the ordinary and subversive) bow obediently before those rules. And then we go home and do whatever the hell we want anyhow.

— Elizabeth Gilbert, Committed: A Skeptic Makes Peace with Marriage

I use the word mystery, rather than magic.I love magic.something magic was always going to happen. When it did, it never did anything but land me in trouble. MYSTERY is the depth of the sacred.Page 33 coming home to my self

— Marion Woodman

Home isn’t a place. It’s not having a bed to come home to, or a yard, or a Christmas tree at the holidays. Home is the people who love you.

— Jennifer Lynn Barnes, Bad Blood

It is my desire to break the destructive generational cycle of illiteracy in the home by focusing on the children. Reading to your child has so much value as a parent because it opens the lines of communication.

— Victoria Osteen

A good friend is someone who gets ya drunk and then walks ya home afterwards.

— Michael Monroe, Afterlife

Words today are like the shells and rope of seaweed which a child brings home glistening from the beach and which in an hour have lost their luster.

— Cyril Connolly

I always had dreams as a kid. I definitely sat at home and watched the Oscars every year and got emotional every year at everyone’s speeches.

— Yvonne Strahovski

To survive the daily bumps and bruises that come with living our lives, we all need a gentle and loving home both within and outside of ourselves.

— Holly Elissa Bruno, The Comfort of Little Things: An Educator’s Guide to Second Chances

Our charity begins at home And mostly ends where it begins.

— Horace Smith

I feel most at home when I’m alone. That’s not sad. It’s just I feel closest to source and connection when I’m by myself.

— Tituss Burgess

Making a home is hard work, and for some reason it’s underappreciated. It’s way to make sense of things.

— Erin Boyle

That said, my kids are at home right now with my husband and I’m missing something important at my daughter’s school which makes me feel sick inside. It’s a lot of balance and a lot of really hard decision making.

— Reese Witherspoon

It’s not…not as easy to break away from home as I thought it’d be.

— Marilyn Brant, The Road to You

Any old place I can hang my hat is home sweet home to me.

— William Jerome

I love grocery shopping when I’m home. That’s what makes me feel totally normal. I love both the idea of home as in being with my family and friends, and also the idea of exploration. I think those two are probably my great interests.

— Yo-Yo Ma

Let me get this straight. You didn’t feel it would be acceptable to enter my home without permission, but taking my clothes was just fine and dandy?” -Marin

— Tracey Clark, Shocking Finds

There was nothing particularly special about her, except that she was good with numbers, and very good at lying, and she made her home in between the pages of books.

— Maggie Stiefvater, Linger

The triple of Jeremy Brown’s imagination, in reality, is a home run.

— Michael Lewis, Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game

Mr. Knightley to be no longer coming there for his evening comfort! – No longer walking in at all hours, as if ever willing to change his own home for their’s! – How was it to be endured?

— Jane Austen, Emma

My Keeper took everything from me: my home, my family, my voice. He made me powerless. But I’m home now. It may be split in two, but I have it back. My family may be broken, but I have it back. I have my voice back. I am not powerless anymore.

— Clara Kensie, Aftermath

Gimmicks come and go the cop show seems one genre that will never leave – not as long as people like to sit at home in the suburbs and see what awful things go on in the cities.

— Tom Shales

Senator Walsh has a long history of fighting for Montanans, both at home and in combat. He deserves respect for his courage on our behalf.

— Steve Bullock

Or maybe we’ll make a home somewhere inside ourselves, to carry with us wherever we go- which is the way I carry my mother now.

— Veronica Roth, Allegiant

Company is a burden to those at home in the solitude of their souls.

— Erika Robuck, The House of Hawthorne

Every home is a university and the parents are the teachers.

— Mahatma Gandhi, The Wit and Wisdom of Gandhi

I live, therefore I make films. I make film, therefore I live. Life. Movement. I make home movies, therefore I live. I live, therefore I make home movies.

— Jonas Mekas

A ‘Magik’ session is a journey through different stages of emotions and the ‘Search for Sunrise’ is more chilling music for when you come home after a party or when you are just about to go to one.

— Tiesto

Teachers knew every one of the students, their secrets, their grades, their home situations. And all the students knew the teachers. It was like teachers were people who finally were the most popular at school.

— Victoria Kahler, Their Friend Scarlet

Going home means going back in time. It’s not a trip you care to take alone, and anyway, isn’t that the main reason to take a mate? So you have an ally in the civil war against your parents?

— Diana Joseph, I’m Sorry You Feel That Way: The Astonishing But True Story of a Daughter, Sister, Slut, Wife, Mother, and Friend to Man and Dog

I appreciate my my sleep In sleep my conversation is witty My home is dusted My office work is up to date The dog is even well behaved And food is on the table on timeBut then when I’m asleep I don’t have you to clutter and confuseMy hungry heart

— Nikki Giovanni

I don’t buy junk. When I buy something, it’s got to be perfection or I don’t want it. You won’t find me coming home with five cheap suits, one for each day of the week. I’d rather have one perfect suit or none.

— Nancy Horan, Loving Frank

I will stand beside you through all of this, ‘ she said when she could finally speak. “And welcome you home with gladness when it’s over, and you return triumphant.

— Grace Draven, Eidolon

Bride and groom are not just two contracting parties but two loving and beloved companions, joined in establishing a home that will be nothing less than a source of immortality.

— Meir Soloveichik

Before I knew it, I was once again being whisked down the hallways at the new hospital into an even bigger room, one that, unbeknownst to me, would be my home for what would feel like a long, long time.

— Jennifer Starzec, 5k, Ballet, and a Spinal Cord Injury

Time spent praying and planning gives you a master plan that works for your home and sets a pattern of order for your life.

— Elizabeth George

The ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned.

— Maya Angelou

My father was always depressed. When he was home and sober, he was mostly in his room.

— Sherman Alexie

They were both smiling so hard, it was surprising the frame could contain the happiness of that moment, surprising that it didn’t shatter into a million pieces, floating all over the funeral home like dust.

— Liz Welch, The Kids Are All Right: A Memoir

All right people, listen up! If you’ve got a family back home waiting for you or if you just want to save your own skin, turn around and walk away. Also, women! I have no intention of fighting any women!

— Hiromu Arakawa

I was home schooled in high school but was definitely the nerd in middle school. I was in three academic clubs, a huge book worm, and the teacher’s pet. I was kind of an easy target for bullies.

— Nicole Anderson

My home is attached to a study – in fact, my home is my study, and I have a little room to sleep in. I need to write looking onto the street or a landscape. Looking at reality from some distance gives me romantic visions.

— Orhan Pamuk

Never invite any kind of spirit to enter either your home or your person. This is an extremely important point to remember. To do so always risks to unwittingly invite evil spirits in, instead. Good spirits never need to be invited in.

— Alexei Maxim Russell, The New Homeowner’s Guide to House Spirits

…when I see you here amidst all this, I realise that I proposed to a very small part of you. I thought I was giving you a home and a position, but here I see that I am taking you away from so much.

— Daisy Goodwin, The American Heiress

I’m lucky my wife is a strong woman. She’s one of the stronger people I’ve ever met. It’s hard for me to be away, but I know my home life is fine because my wife is there.

— Darius Rucker

My little brother and grandma told me I could sing. I used to sing in church, too. Not like in the choir or anything, but for people around the church… on the church bus going home and Christmas plays.

— Bryson Tiller

The more one does and sees and feels the more one is able to do and the more genuine may be one’s own appreciation of fundamental things like home and love and understanding companionship.

— Amelia Earhart

Stay home and the crooks win. They get the night, by default and concession, the night which should rightly belong to all of us.

— Claire Cross, Double Trouble

Certainly, nothing would stop me coming home for Christmas, if I can. But I’ve worked a lot in theatre, and in theatre in New York, we work Christmas Day a lot of the time as well.

— Brian F. O’Byrne

America: Land of the free and home of the gun. We are not brave, we are cowards, or we would have done something, anything after Newtown. Instead we did Nothing.

— Jonathan Heatt, Teaching Snapping Turtles How To Chew Bubblegum

If I ever get to go to the moon, I’ll probably just stand on the moon and go ‘Hmmm, yeah…fair enough…gotta go home now.

— Noel Gallagher

I’m actually a pretty decent human being, and when I’m home I’m straight as an arrow.

— Kid Rock

Let me put it this way: when I read, I learned the world was not as small as my house. And that everybody in my home town was not representative of the way people in the world were raised. And that was what saved me.

— Terry McMillan

I’m always going to live in Texas. Texas is my home – it’ll be my home forever.

— Kelly Clarkson

I enjoy spending time at home or going out for a quiet meal in a restaurant.

— Jamie Redknapp

I mean if there was any justice in the world you wouldn’t even have to go to school during your period. You’d just stay home for five days and eat chocolate and cry.

— Andrea Portes, Anatomy of a Misfit

[W]hat I like best is staying home and reading. Being rich is not about how many homes you own. It’s the freedom to pick up any book you want without looking at the price and wondering whether you can afford it.

— John Waters

Mister didn’t come with me on cases, being above such trivial matters, but he found me pleasant company when I was at home and not moving around too much, except when he didn’t, in which case he went rambling

— Jim Butcher, Side Jobs: Stories from the Dresden Files

Since I see technology as being an extension of the human body, it’s inevitable that it should come home to roost.

— David Cronenberg, Cronenberg on Cronenberg

But they could neither of them persuade me, for there is nothing dearer to a man than his own country and his parents, and however splendid a home he may have in a foreign country, if it be far from father or mother, he does not care about it.

— Homer, The Odyssey

For if it is rash to walk into a lion’s den unarmed, rash to navigate the Atlantic in a rowing boat, rash to stand on one foot on top of St. Paul’s, it is still more rash to go home alone with a poet.

— Virginia Woolf, The Waves

People of a certain age look back on the Mayberry of ‘The Andy Griffith Show’ and become almost as homesick for that simple fictional hamlet as they do for their own home towns.

— Tom Shales

There’s no way to be a Christian at home by yourself.

— Sara Miles

If I can’t trust my child with what is happening in our home how do I think he or she will ever experience trust?

— K.L. Jordaan

I don’t buy that overused line about a woman’s job making her a better mother. The children need more time. Everything in our home needs more time.

— Holly Peterson

Oh come, ‘though you have broken your promises a hundred times…Come home, stranger and alien, come home to me….Come home, space traveler, lover of leaving for I am here…

— David Paul Kirkpatrick, The Address Of Happiness

The little Road says Go The little House says Stay And oh it’s bonny here at home But I must go away.

— Josephine P. Peabody

Necessity is the mother of invention, which probably explains why invention’s father left home on the pretext of buying a newspaper and hasn’t been heard of since.

— Tom Holt, Doughnut

To Adam Paradise was home. To the good among his descendants home is paradise.

— Anonymous

I’ve never had a cold Christmas, as I always spend it back home in Australia.

— Mallory Jansen

I never saw myself so much as an actor. I wanted to be a cartoonist like Charles M. Schulz and create my own world and be able to have a studio at home and not commute and be able to be with my family.

— Mark Hamill

Coming home to my family afterward makes the work richer, easier and more fun.

— Edie Falco

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

— Jeff Marder

High to low, roof to floor, wall to wall, and door to door; Basement deep to sky above, fill this home with light and love.

— Dani Harper, Storm Bound

Home does not have to be a place, but a feeling. Once one figures out how to find this feeling in multiple places they will always feel at home with them self.

— Christian Latham

Over a period of time it’s been driven home to me that I’m not going to be the most popular writer in the world so I’m always happy when anything in any way is accepted.

— Stephen Sondheim

Somebody once asked me if I ever went up to the plate trying to hit a home run. I said, ‘Sure, every time.’

— Mickey Mantle

You should be home sleeping. What is the use of having a man in the house, if he cannot take care of you for a while?” “Mmm, ” I said. “I give up. What’s the use of having a man in the house?

— Patricia Briggs, Blood Bound

YOU are your own guru. YOU are your own soul mate. YOU are powerful. Take the reigns and drive your carriage home to love.

— Amy Leigh Mercree

When I started editing on my home computer, I said to myself, ‘Well, I could be at home studying for a class or I could be at home editing a video.’

— Joseph Gordon-Levitt

The rival ideologies of the left and right are both pining for the 50s. The only difference is that liberals want to work there, while conservatives want to go home there.

— Brink Lindsey

The phenomenon of home schooling is a wonderful example of the American can-do attitude. Growing numbers of parents have become disenchanted with government-run public schools. Many parents have simply taken matters into their own hands, literally.

— Steve Forbes

We are spiritual beings whether we want to admit it or not, and inherent in our DNA is a design to return us home – home to our true essence, our greatest self, our limitless self.

— Debbie Ford

Clean your home first before complaining about others.

— Debasish Mridha

She who has the excellence of home virtues, and can expend within the means of her husband, is a help in the domestic state

— Thiruvalluvar, Thirukkural

Was this what it was going to be like? Was I turning into someone who had panic attacks about walking home from the tube or staying the night alone in the house without their boyfriend? No, fuck that. I would not be that person.

— Ruth Ware, The Woman in Cabin 10

Nothing could convince Aunt Nelly to let Vlad stay home for the duration of the school year, which just goes to prove that parents and guardians don’t care if they’re sending you to face bloodthirsty monsters, so long as you get a B in English.

— Heather Brewer, Eighth Grade Bites

I’m Sorry, ‘ he says. It’s simple and direct, with none of the nonsense about God calling home an angel too young and who are we to question his mysterious ways.

— Libba Bray, A Great and Terrible Beauty

What I really am is a homebody. I was a homebody even before I had a family. My days are filled with home stuff.

— Ray Liotta

People like my grandmother, who have no home but in memory, learn to be very skilled in the art of recollection.

— Amitav Ghosh, The Shadow Lines

There can never be suffering in the home of a person who is working for world’s salvation.

— Dada Bhagwan

It is so beautiful but home is home, and home is best.

— Michael Morpurgo, Toto: The Dog-Gone Amazing Story of the Wizard of Oz

Everybody thinks I’m, like, a bad boy. I’ve had my day, but I just sit at home and play the blues mostly.

— Brad Renfro

The smell of home was indistinguishable from the smell of leaving home: each inhalation a mix of familiarity and fear.

— Camilla Gibb, The Beauty of Humanity Movement

Eraritjaritjaka albutjikaNkinjaba iturala albutjika …His heart is filled with longing to turn for homeIn the heat of the sun to return home …’Ulamba chant, Aboriginal Central Australia

— Stuart Rintoul, The Wailing: A National Black Oral History

The ache for home lives in all of us. The safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned.

— Maya Angelou, All God’s Children Need Traveling Shoes

Happiness lives in every corner of your home and if you are homeless, it lives under the leaves of trees, hiding beneath the sky’s cloudiness. All you need to do is to find it with patience.

— Munia Khan

A mother is a person who if she is not there when you get home from school you wouldn’t know how to get your dinner and you wouldn’t feel like eating it anyway.

— Anonymous

The visions of a healthy brain, Give us pleasure over and again;For this home was done, From the daytime dreams of one.

— Omar Kiam

I believe the home and marriage is the foundation of our society and must be protected.

— Billy Graham

The fishing is best where the fewest go and the collective insecurity of the world makes it easy for people to hit home runs while everyone is aiming for base hits.

— Timothy Ferriss

My parents did a great job of creating a home we wanted to return to…and all of our friends wanted to be there too.

— Richie Norton

By today’s standards, if you go by the early morning TV misery shows, my broken home family of mixed parentage siblings was quite normal.

— Hailey Giblin, Hailey’s Story

I came home from work one day and felt compelled to write a book about free will.

— James Tagg, Are the Androids Dreaming Yet? Amazing Brain. Human Communication, Creativity and Free Will.

I am not going to ask that old man if his family home is haunted!

— Kathy Bryson, Restless Spirits

Beer is not a good cocktail-party drink, especially in a home where you don’t know where the bathroom is.

— Billy Carter

You don’t have a home until you leave it and then, when you have left it, you never can go back.

— James Baldwin, Giovanni’s Room

It was so lovely, Heidi stood with tears pouring down her cheeks, and thanked God for letting her come home to it again. She could find no words to express her feelings, but lingered until the light began to fade and then ran on.

— Johanna Spyri, Heidi

If Thy dear home be fuller, Lord, For that a little emptierMy house on earth, what rich rewardsThat guerdon were.

— Amy Carmichael

I’m not a big pet fan. I remember the school used to have a hamster, and you used to take it home for a week at a time. I did that. I probably got bored of it within a day.

— George Ezra

There is no man but carries in his breast the makings of a story, which, though never told, comes more home to him, than any the mind of another man can find and fashion in words(“The Watcher O’ The Dead”)

— John Guinan, The Supernatural Omnibus: Being a Collection of Stories of Apparitions, Witchcraft, Werewolves, Diabolism, Necromancy, Satanism, Divination, Sorcery, Goetry, Voodoo, Possession, Occult, Doom and Destiny

I do become a recluse once in a while. It’s so nice to just be at home and to not have to deal with the outside world.

— Kourtney Kardashian

And I was even beginning to think home might be with you.

— Ben Sherwood

Going home helps the content.

— The Weeknd

It seemed any young woman at odds with her place in life–be she a genteel lady or a serving girl–might find a happier home within the pages of a book.

— Tessa Dare, Any Duchess Will Do

‘Yellow Moon’ was a poem. My wife at the time, Joel – she’s dead now – it was our 25th anniversary. She had the chance to go on a cruise with her sister. And I’m home with the kids and looking up, and I saw the big moon, and I just started writing.

— Aaron Neville

We are not what we do, we are not what we have, we are not what others think of us. Coming home is claiming the truth. I am the beloved child of a loving creator.

— Henri J.M. Nouwen

If there is anything that can bind the mind of man to this dreary exile of our earthly home and can reconcile us with our fate so that one can enjoy living, —then it is verily the enjoyment of the mathematical sciences and astronomy.

— Johannes Kepler

My home policy: I wage war my foreign policy: I wage war. All the time I wage war.

— Georges Clemenceau

I opened the door and went inside, calling “I’m home!” Except that I wasn’t, really. Because home meant something else to me now, and had for quite awhile. And he didn’t live there anymore.

— Meg Cabot, Twilight

If the home is a body, the table is the heart, the beating center, the sustainer of life and health.

— Shauna Niequist, Bread and Wine: A Love Letter to Life Around the Table with Recipes

But some nights, I must tell you, I go down there after everyone has fallen asleep.I swim back and forth in the echoing blackness.I sing a love song as well as I can, lost for a while in the home of the rain.

— Billy Collins, Sailing Alone Around the Room: New and Selected Poems

Nothing can bring a real sense of security into the home except true love.

— Billy Graham

She was home (in Heaven). She was with the Person she was made for, in the place that was made for her.

— Randy Alcorn, Courageous

I am a disaster magnet. I came home from our first anniversary vacation with jellyfish stings, a puncture wound from a wrought iron pineapple and a cork-shaped bruise in my cleavage.

— Molly Harper

It’s easy to underestimate the real cost of home ownership.

— Suze Orman

I remember the mentoring experiences of some teachers that I had, like a second term home room teacher in public school that really was very helpful to me.

— Sanford I. Weill

During the long process of history, by relying on our own diligence, courage and wisdom, Chinese people have opened up a good and beautiful home where all ethnic groups live in harmony and fostered an excellent culture that never fades.

— Xi Jinping

She said it was no use waiting for trust to come to you fully formed, and then go and create a life and home together; you just had to start living with the person you loved best, and trust would build over time.

— Oddný Eir, Land of Love and Ruins

If we are to fight discrimination and injustice against women we must start from the home for if a woman cannot be safe in her own house then she cannot be expected to feel safe anywhere.

— Aysha Taryam

I knew everything in the forest. I had a secret home tree, where I pretty much lived. I also liked rooftops and streetlamps. My parents would get calls saying ‘He’s out there again.’

— Bas Rutten

There is no doubt that it is around the family and the home that all the greatest virtues, the most dominating virtues of human, are created, strengthened and maintained.

— Winston S. Churchill

Your father doesn’t fucking play games. you would never come home with a shamrock tattoo in that house.

— Tina Fey, Bossypants

It is better for a woman to compete impersonally in society, as men do, than to compete for dominance in her own home with her husband, compete with her neighbors for empty status, and so smother her son that he cannot compete at all.

— Betty Friedan

It might be well enough to wander if you’ve a place and people to come back to, but I tell you now there’s no desolation like wanting to go home and truly not knowing where it is.

— Elizabeth Kerner

I found you in the whispers of the shadow… luring me out into the light. Swallowed by the song and richness of the breath dancing in depth and perception wide. Heart within your eyes, soul in your word, I found home upon the essence of you.

— Jennifer Hillman

Wind has no home in the world, and therefore wanders everywhere.Light has no home in the universe, and therefore returns to God.

— Matshona Dhliwayo

Roads go ever ever onUnder cloud and under starYet feet that wandering have goneTurn at last to home afar.Eyes that fire and sword have seenAnd horror in the halls of stoneLook at last on meadows greenAnd trees and hills they long have known.

— J.R.R. Tolkien

A quick and dirty whatever-it-was in the stolen minutes in the middle of the day was one thing. The quiet crackle of the fire, smell of warm bread, the home she knew was so important to him—this was something else altogether.

— Rebecca Brooks, Make Me Stay

What a difference it makes to come home to a child!

— Margaret Fuller

Guys are like dogs. You wish you could take them all home when they’re young. But after they’ve howled all night and slobbered all over everything, you come to realize the ones already trained are much easier to live with.

— Paula Wall, If I Were a Man, I’d Marry Me

If you are as happy my dear sir on entering this house as I am in leaving it and returning home you are the happiest man in the country.

— James Buchanan

Heaven is a home without the machines or gods. Hell is a home without love.

— C.J. Anderson, Exit Ruinland: Chronicles of Lauren Vasquez

But in a home where grief is fresh and patience has long worn thin, making it through another day is often heroic in itself.

— Melanie Bennett, Learning to Dance in the Rain

He has a traditional shopper’s DNA, an eye for freshness and appearance, and a consistent sense of a home to go back to.

— Amit Chaudhuri, Friend of My Youth

It was the best night in he had had in a long time, maybe ever. Finally, as he told her goodbye, he knew he had some things to take care of when he got back home. Chicago was home now. As long as she was there, it was his home.

— Mia Castile, Something More

Never make your home in a place. Make a home for yourself inside your own head. You’ll find what you need to furnish it – memory, friends you can trust, love of learning, and other such things. That way it will go with you wherever you journey.

— Tad Williams

Then, after I came home from Europe, I found I was under condemnation; and I was condemned at that time because I did not endorse the financial policy of the General Conference.

— John Harvey Kellogg

We achieved our mission to the moon. Let’s look home from that lofty perch and reimagine our mission on Earth – that is what we need to do here. Together, we can upcycle everything. The world will be better for our positive visions and actions.

— William McDonough

In my civilian world at home in Los Angeles, half the people I know are on antidepressants or anti–panic attack drugs because they can’t handle the stress of a mean boss or a crowd at the 7-Eleven when buying a Slurpee.

— Evan Wright, Generation Kill: Devil Dogs, Iceman, Captain America, and the New Face of American War

You can be true to the character all you want but you’ve got to go home with yourself.

— Julia Roberts

Men dream more about coming home than about leaving.

— Paulo Coelho

It began to dawn on me that perhaps my country needed me more at home than overseas.

— Larry David

My morning routine is quite common: I have breakfast at home while reading the newspaper, I take a shower, get dressed, a spray of cologne, and I am ready to go!

— Domenico Dolce

As the Mississippi snaked and their old home slipped further away, perhaps Samuel had finally left the curse behind.

— Andrew Galasetti, These Colors Don’t Run

We got the spell exactly right. Except for the ingredients. And most of the poetry. And it probably wasn’t the right time. And Gytha took most of it home for the cat, which couldn’t of been proper.

— Terry Pratchett, Wyrd Sisters

I am not going to die, I’m going home like a shooting star.

— Sojourner Truth

I love the way you make me feel like I’m a completed person. I love the way I want to take care of you. When I’m with you I feel that I’ve come home – home in a way everyone imagines home should be.

— Juduth Krantz

Because this is another thing your average American man in crisis does: he tries to go home, forgetting, momentarily, that he is the reason he left home in the first place, that the home is not his anymore, and that the crisis is him.

— Brock Clarke, An Arsonist’s Guide to Writers’ Homes in New England

I love the echoes of a home filled to the rim with poetry, books and art.

— Melody Lee, Moon Gypsy

That’s the beauty of YouTube. You can take whatever you want and create a video from your home and put it up, and you’re just sharing it with your friends.

— Todrick Hall

Our home is a belonging place.

— Seth Adam Smith, Rip Van Winkle and the Pumpkin Lantern

Fly away home to a better place where everything is better, boys are never lost, and mothers don’t ever leave.

— Shelly Crane, The Other Side Of Gravity

Surely it is more civilized to kill one man every few months, hold up his head for all to behold, say his name, and return home for a feast than to slaughter nameless millions.

— Lily King, Euphoria

The home should be the treasure chest of living.

— Le Corbusier

Maybe you should go home and rest, ” Simon told Meg. Maybe he could go home with her and they could cuddle for a while or play a game. Or she could watch a movie with him and pet him.

— Anne Bishop, Murder of Crows

When woman work outside the home and share breadwinning duties, couples are more likely to stay together. In fact, the risk of divorce reduces by about half when a wife earns half the income and a husband does half the housework.

— Sheryl Sandberg, Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead

Whether you are staying in someone’s home as a house guest, attending a dinner party, or visiting a sick friend, when you bring a “hostess gift” or a thoughtful token, you are providing a gesture of kindness which will extend far beyond your visit.

— Susan C. Young, The Art of Preparation: 8 Ways to Plan with Purpose & Intention for Positive Impact

The most difficult journey any of us ever take in our adulthood is the return to our parents’ house. A home visit makes us recall all of the childhood events that formed us. Returning home reacquaints us with family members and our former self.

— Kilroy J. Oldster, Dead Toad Scrolls

The heart of the home beats in the kitchen and a healthy one beats three times a day

— Bangambiki Habyarimana, The Great Pearl of Wisdom

There is no doubt that we are a very cruel people, ‘ Winston Churchill wrote home from the front. ‘Severity always, ‘ went the British motto, ‘justice when possible.

— Wade Davis, Into the Silence: The Great War, Mallory and the Conquest of Everest

This was after stew. But then, so is everything. When the first man crawled out of the slime and went to make his home on land, what he had for dinner that night was stew.

— William Goldman, The Princess Bride

I’ve always wanted to design a home collection line because growing up, I was obsessed with reorganizing my room.

— Bethany Mota

A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.

— Margaret Fuller

Christmas… is not an external event at all, but a piece of one’s home that one carries in one’s heart.

— Freya Stark

When I’m home alone I just dance by myselfAnd you pull my head so close volume goes with the truthSigning off ‘I’m alright in bed but I’m better with a pen’The kid was alright but it went to his head

— Fall Out Boy, Fall Out Boy: Infinity on High

You have to understand the sea, he said, to listen to her, to look out for her moods, to get to know her and respect her and love her. Only then can you build boats that feel at home on the sea.

— Michael Morpurgo, Alone on a Wide Wide Sea

For me, the Earth had always been a kind of a safe haven, you know, where I could go to work or be in my home or take my kids to school. But I realized it really wasn’t that. It really is its own spaceship. And I had always been a space traveler.

— Michael J. Massimino

I know you think I should be home taking care of my family. That maybe I’d be distracted or I wouldn’t be as committed as the rest of you, but who’s more committed: the person with something to lose, or the people who’ve got nothing left?

— Bill Blais, No Good Deed

Twelve thousand miles of it, to the other side of the world. And whether they came home again or not, they would belong neither here, nor there, for they would have lived on two continents and sampled two different ways of life.

— Colleen McCullough, The Thorn Birds

I’m a bachelor in the old sense of the word, meaning I flirt, I have very many close relationships, but then I come home and like to read my book.

— William Ivey Long

I’m always soft for you, that’s the problem. You could come knocking on my door five years from now and I would open my arms wider and say ‘come here, it’s been too long, it felt like home with you.

— Azra T.

At home I serve the kind of food I know the story behind.

— Michael Pollan

To transform home is to transform the world.

— Diana Butler Bass, Grounded: Finding God in the World. A Spiritual Revolution

I like to stay home and watch television. The Game Show channel, mostly.

— Harry Dean Stanton

Your best T-shirt should be like your bed it just feels like you are home when you are in it.

— Ashton Kutcher

Then I learnt of “white Christmas”, which again I found very peculiar since we always have a white Christmas at home for it never passes by without eating rice. That is our white Christmas.

— Gloria D. Gonsalves, I Am Tausi

Nothing in our culture, not even home computers, is more overrated than the epidermal felicity of two featherless bipeds in desperate congress.

— Quentin Crisp

I grew up in the middle of everything. I walked the streets alone, I rode the trains alone, I came home at three in the morning alone; that was what I did.

— Alicia Keys

Born at Letterman Army Hospital. I never actually lived in San Francisco. It’s not my home town, but then, I don’t have one. I’m a nomad…a gypsy…an Army Brat. Put me on an airplane, send me anywhere. That’s where I belong…anywhere.

— Marc Curtis, Growing Up Military: Every Brat Has A Story, Vol. One

I think we carry home on our backs.

— Jodi Lynn Anderson, My Diary from the Edge of the World

I had always thought of home not as a house, or even a place, but a feeling of safety and acceptance, a warm light when the rest of the world was a dark, forbidding place.Whenever my family was around, wherever we were, I felt like I was home.

— Elizabeth Haydon, The Floating Island

I’ve always had a keen sense of history. My father was an antiques dealer and he used to bring home boxes full of treasures, and each item always had a tale attached.

— Sara Sheridan

Why do the birds return?” “What d’you mean?” Brandon looked lost all of a sudden. “I mean, they could go anywhere. They’re free…so why do they return to this place?” Brandon grinned. “Cause home’s home no matter how bleak.

— S.R. Crawford, Bloodstained Betrayal

I returned from the West, and brought home in my nostrils and nerves that benumbing lethargy, imprudent hostility, and arrogant superiority with which the West viewed the fate of Eastern Europe.

— Sándor Márai, Memoir of Hungary, 1944-1948

It was true; books had saved me in my home remodeling projects, but they fell short in teaching me how to trust my instincts, and how to stop thinking with my educated brain and more with my kneecaps and butt cheeks.

— Dee Williams

I’m a big cook and prefer to make meals at home when I can. I’m either cooking, or we’re going to a drive-through somewhere. I’m really proud of my homemade sweet potato pie. At Thanksgiving I make five of them because they go quick.

— Chandra Wilson

I would literally sit at home and have my friends take pictures of me on my little Canon camera that my mom gave me for Christmas.

— Kendall Jenner

If I don’t get paid I’m going to take a whole lot of Marshall amps home with me on the plane.

— Tommy Chong

I guess I can’t live without Netflix because I would have nothing to do. All I do is sit home and watch movies.

— Sara Paxton

If we want to stay Happily in this world and also after world.Then make home , But Not on the ground, make home in the heart

— Sachin sawariya

In a time when I need a little hope I look at a photo of where I call home and think of the moment I’ll have when I go back with my trials and struggles carried in a box able to be let free and turn into achievements and happiness.

— Cassandra Shea

How could I wish for it for so long, only to come back and find it gone. To be here, in my technical house, and discover that home is now someplace different.

— Stephanie Perkins, Anna and the French Kiss

Travel, leave everything, copy the birds. The home is one of civilization’s sadnesses.

— Gustave Flaubert

It was very much like Norman Rockwell: small town America. We walked to school or rode our bikes, stopped at the penny candy store on the way home from school, skated on the pond.

— Dorothy Hamill

On the way home I felt a great and simple sadness. I missed my dad. I missed him very much.

— Helen Macdonald

And if you say that’s because you lot barged into her home like a herd of mentally deficient sheep, I’m disowning all three of you.

— Julia Quinn, The Duke and I

Each of our children during their high school years went to ‘early morning seminary’ – scripture study classes that met in the home of a church member every school day morning from 6:30 until 7:15.

— Clayton Christensen

Destiny is usually around the corner. Like a thief, like a hooker, or a lottery vendor: its three most common personifications. But what destiny does not do is home visits. You have to go for it

— Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Shadow of the Wind

I rode my bike home and did the one thing that always helped when things weren’t going well. I read. Books were my refuge. Getting lost in a solid adventure story was the best way I knew of to turn off reality.

— D.J. MacHale, The Light

Middle age is when you’re sitting at home on a Saturday night and the telephone rings and you hope it isn’t for you.

— Ogden Nash

The home of every soul is not among another’s glory, but should be within another’s soul.

— Yixing Zhang, 而立·24

I never married because there was no need. I have three pets at home that answer the same purpose as a husband. I have a dog that growls every morning a parrot that swears all afternoon and a cat that comes home late at night.

— Marie Corelli

Don’t just hit a home run. Knock it out of the park.

— A.D. Posey

Television has brought back murder into the home – where it belongs.

— Alfred Hitchcock

My house feels like home when you’re there.

— Susan Richards Shreve, You Are the Love of My Life

No matter where I am in the world, I will always be back home for Christmas.

— Malaika Arora Khan

Eating is a genuine need, continuous from our first day to our last, amounting over time to our most significant statement of what we are made of and what we have chosen to make of our connection to home ground.

— Barbara Kingsolver, Small Wonder

I knew then that I wanted to go home, but I had no home to go to–and that is what adventures are all about.

— Trina Schart Hyman, Self Portrait, Trina Schart Hyman

Home is where you feel at home and are treated well.

— Dalai Lama

I’m just a normal person. It’s not like I come home and think about opera. My thoughts are about completely other things. Shoes! Dresses! Expensive ones: with a pretty silhouette, beautiful fabrics.

— Anna Netrebko

I had a home birth because I really believe in the body’s natural ability to give birth. The medical profession has kind of warped women’s minds into thinking we don’t know how to birth and we need doctors and epidurals and Pitocin.

— Sarah Shahi

Though a lifetime of listening to the music of the world has passed, even now the tone of the rain on the roof of my home is the sweetest sound I have ever heard.

— Kensi Brianne Smith

Going on the road for long stretches can seem daunting, and I certainly miss being home sometimes, but the chance to see so many different cities, let alone perform in them, is something I am really grateful for.

— John Mulaney

Now, ‘ Elias said, ‘if only I didn’t have to go home to my lousy wife. I married her in 1929. A lot of things’ve changed since 1929.’ He sighed. ‘What’s a woman?’ he asked. ‘A Woman is a trap.

— Irwin Shaw, Short Stories: Five Decades

michelle would get picked up and bang someone anonymous stud in the bathroom, and i would sip my drink wishing i could go home and curl up with a book. i sigh. thats ok. she was my vicarious slutty friend. and for that i loved her

— Marata Eros, Reapers

Because of our fear that we are merely excited matter and the consequent grudge that we hold against the universe, we feel lost and alienated, like a refugee far from home in a universe that cares nothing for us.

— Eric Maisel, The Van Gogh Blues: The Creative Person’s Path Through Depression

These spider webs are my home now

— Beck

It has from the beginning been carried on with as much vigor and as great care of our trade as was consistent with our safety at home and with the circumstances we were in at the beginning of the war.

— Robert Walpole

A tiny home with love was better than a world without it.

— T.K. Kiser, The Firebrand Legacy

…some men are born out of their due place. Accident has cast them amid certain surroundings, but they have always a nostalgia for a home they know not.

— W. Somerset Maugham

She made him want to lose control, something he never did. She also made him want things he’d never imagined for his own life, like a family and someone to come home to every night.

— Katie Reus, Sweetest Surrender

When you finally go back to your old home, you find it wasn’t the old home you missed but your childhood.

— Sam Ewing

I’d gone from living alone in New York as a lowly shoe clerk to becoming a shieldmaiden with a family to come home to. It didn’t get much better than that.

— Amanda Carlson, Freed

At home in bed that first night I had patchy, mundane dreams about normal things. It would be nobler and less uncomfortable to write that I tossed sleeplessly.

— Darin Strauss, Half a Life

You see it is likely that, when my brother told the story, that night when we got home and my mother and sister sat listening, I did not think he got the point. He was too young and so was I. A thing so complete has its own beauty.

— Sherwood Anderson, Death in the Woods and Other Stories

I feel an obligation to set the record straight. Actors that say they’re affected by something, that it changes their life, that they take it home with them, they’re just trying to get nominated for an Oscar!

— Joaquin Phoenix

Every time I go away from home seems first time…..

— Ankit_pandey

I think home has become my friends and family, wherever they are.

— Rachel Brosnahan

I have scary eyes. I look like the guy in ‘American History X, ‘ yes. I remember coming home from school and asking my mum if I could get an eye transplant, and of course she declined.

— Timothy Ferriss

We don’t treat Jesus like a puppy, soaking in his excitement over our coming home and then leading him back to stay in the laundry room when we go out to begin another day.

— Holly Sprink, Faith Postures: Cultivating Christian Mindfulness

Malone had been raised by a lady both Irish and Catholic, in a good bourgeois home in which careless table manners were a sin, much less this storm in his heart.

— Andrew Holleran, Dancer from the Dance

‘Grandmother’ doesn’t mean that you have gray hair and you retire and stay home cooking cakes for your grandchildren.

— Carine Roitfeld

Some books are so familiar that reading them is like being home again.

— Louisa May Alcott

If you don’t quit and don’t cheat and don’t run home when trouble arrives you can only win.

— Shelley Long

In my perception and self – awareness of life, I see the big picture ~ I see my self ~ the place of my true home ~ the home of my soul.You are the Master of your own life – The key and beauty of your soul.

— Angie karan

I feel a lot of support from the people of Penrith and the Blue Mountains and will always remember the amazing welcome home I received after the London Olympics. But more importantly, it’s during hard times that Westies come together.

— Jessica Fox

When you become a Christian, something truly amazing happens: God comes to live inside your heart. You become the home of God.

— Joyce Meyer

Being an old farm boy myself, chickens coming home to roost never did make me sad; they’ve always made me glad.

— Malcolm X

Justice is like a great home cooked meal; it may not come at the ideal time, but when it does it is served and delicious.

— Robert J. Braathe

At home I have a copy of the April 21, 1986, issue of ‘Sports Illustrated.’ I’m on the cover with the blurb, ‘Can Lou Do It?’ I’d just arrived at Notre Dame, and with spring football underway, I was the focal point of that week’s coverage.

— Lou Holtz

I don’t feel alone with you. I feel like I have a family and a home again. You’re my home. All of the dark shadows seem to disappear when we’re together.

— R.K. Lilley, Mile High

Being a child at home alone in the summer is a high-risk occupation. If you call your mother at work thirteen times an hour, she can hurt you.

— Erma Bombeck

To show a ‘well-founded fear of persecution’, an alien need not prove that it is more likely than not that he or she will be persecuted in his or her home country.

— John Paul Stevens

The more men I kill, the more far away from home I feel — Saving Private Ryan

— Tom Hanks

I’m still living the life where you get home and open the fridge and there’s half a pot of yogurt and a half a can of flat Coca-Cola.

— Alan Rickman

The problem of what to wear while lolling about the house on a Sunday afternoon is becoming more and more acute as the fashions in lolling garments change. The American home is in danger of taking on the appearance of an Oriental bordello.

— Robert Benchley

Over this August district work period, like many of my colleagues, I spent a lot of time with the men and women in uniform from my home State. The 196th Field Artillery Brigade just got back from a year in Afghanistan.

— Zach Wamp

My fiancee’s brother-in-law was recently paralysed in an accident and it really brought home the fact that thousands of young people live with spinal injuries. It’s an issue I wish had more coverage.

— Gary Lineker

But I thought you were home to stay, ” she said, exhaustion clear in her voice.“Ellie, you were my home.” He looked down at the sleeping infant. “But I can’t stick around and watch you make the biggest mistake of your life.

— Lindsey Brookes, Loving Ellie

A man can build a home but it needs a woman to run a home.

— Amit Kalantri

Maybe, in the end, a home is a place where you have no other choice but to stay.

— Christopher Bollen, Orient

I’ve come to realize that hunger feels more like home than any tangible structure ever has, or probably ever will. I know now that creating absence is my way of coping with absence.

— Kris Kidd

The Bible tells us that Jesus Christ came to do three things. He came to have my past forgiven, you get a purpose for living and a home in Heaven.

— Rick Warren

And that, she thought as he left her, summed up the miracle of her life. She had a home with him, and he’d be there.

— J.D. Robb, Echoes in Death

There are many things that make a man irritable when he arrives home from work in the evening and a sensible wife will usually notice the storm-signals and will leave him alone until he simmers down.

— Roald Dahl, Matilda

My home is my heart. I am wandering through the way of love.

— Debasish Mridha

…I decided I’d changed my mind about home. Home was not Pensacola San Diego Guam or any of the other places we might have lived. In fact home wasn’t any particular place at all. Home was my family. Even if they didn’t get my jokes sometimes.

— Kimberly Willis Holt, Piper Reed, The Great Gypsy

Pay attention to your dreams; when you go on a trip, in your dreams you will still be home. Then after you’ve come home you’ll dream of where you were. It’s a kind of jet lag of the consciousness.

— Barbara Kingsolver, Animal Dreams

Contemplation and wisdom are highest achievements and man is not totally at home with them.

— Gabriel Marcel

We who are residing in a foreign country, away from the immediate scene of action, perhaps can feel more deeply than those at home the evil effects of the present distracted condition of our country.

— David McCullough, The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris

Either you go to America with Mrs. Van Hopper or you come home to Manderley with me.””Do you mean you want a secretary or something?””No, I’m asking you to marry me, you little fool.

— Daphne du Maurier, Rebecca

Here, where we had done the most of our growing up, the old family home had been a fortress against the world. This is something that the children of immigrants all know.

— Robert Laxalt, Sweet Promised Land

What makes a loft authentic isn’t its layout or its history but its ability to give people a true home – a dwelling that reflects their personalities and aspirations, including their dreams of urbanity.

— Virginia Postrel

Not long after my mom died, my dad pretty much kicked me out of the house. He never said, “Get out of my house, ” but instead, I came home one night to find all my clothes scattered all over our front lawn.

— Brenda Perlin, Shattered Reality

Better to stay home than travel in a hurry.

— Marty Rubin

Going home and spending time with your family and your real friends keeps you grounded.

— Jennifer Ellison

I think it’s bad for fellas when they lose their mothers. Mine was such a character. Oh it was sad, really sad. And, with her gone, the family home was gone, so what was left of any roots I had were completely dug up.

— Paul O’Grady

Most parents were, like, Little League coaches and all that. My dad was a wrestling fan. Instead of going out and playing home run derby with my old man, we just watched wrestling together.

— John Cena

I’m not going to die, I’m going home like a shooting star.

— Sojourner Truth

The value you get does not depend on what you have, but how much of it you bring to the market place. You don’t get paid when you keep your gifts at home and go to the market empty handed!

— Israelmore Ayivor, Daily Drive 365

Awakening means you’ve come home to yourself, that consciousness shifted back to its original nature.

— Maria Erving

Sometimes I can’t think of a better way to end my day than coming home and just strumming my ukulele for a few minutes. I mean, I joke around and tell people that it’s an entire yoga session in one strum, you know?

— Jake Shimabukuro

Some books are so familiar, reading them is like being home again.

— Louisa May Alcott

If there is one place on the face of earth where all the dreams of living men have found a home from the very earliest days when man began the dream of existence, it is India.

— Romain Rolland

I love that there’s no cutoff where we get labeled and sent off to a home for hopeless, cranky, depressives. Every day is a new chance to listen longer and be braver and love more. We get to try again and again and again.

— Anna White, Mended: Thoughts on Life, Love, and Leaps of Faith

Only by concealing our identities can we shed the masks we have to wear at school, at work, even at home – everywhere there is surveillance, policing, punishment – masks that are increasingly indistinguishable from ourselves.

— CrimethInc., Contradictionary

For a man’s home is his castle.

— Sir Edward Coke

he was home on his own and listening to the sort of music he needed to listen to when he felt like this, music that seemed to find the sore spot in him and press up hard against it…

— Nick Hornby, About a Boy

We should declare war on North Vietnam. We could pave the whole country and put parking strips on it, and still be home by Christmas.

— Ronald Reagan

When your child comes home to talk about life, what could be more important?

— Destin Bays, True Love

This is home and home is not something you remember, it is something you see every day and every moment.

— Rick Bragg

Soon after, I returned home to my family, with a determination to bring them as soon as possible to live in Kentucky, which I esteemed a second paradise, at the risk of my life and fortune.

— Daniel Boone

To me luxury is to be at home with my daughter, and the occasional massage doesn’t hurt.

— Olivia Newton-John

always the return journey to home is the sweetest, its just because we take memories home with us

— G. Adithyan

Before the seventeenth century, a child passed directly into the adult world between the ages of five and seven . . . then came the industrial revolution . . .so the child-centered home was born.

— Billy Graham, Billy Graham in Quotes

I don’t think about tennis 24/7. I enjoy time on the lake at my Florida home and just being lazy on the sofa.

— Andy Roddick

My schooling not only failed to teach me what it professed to be teaching, but prevented me from being educated to an extent which infuriates me when I think of all I might have learned at home by myself.

— George Bernard Shaw

Myth: US housing market is in recovery. Fact: Big banks have been hiding their bloated home inventory, seized by virtue of home foreclosures.

— Ziad K. Abdelnour, Economic Warfare: Secrets of Wealth Creation in the Age of Welfare Politics

When I learn something new – and it happens every day – I feel a little more at home in this universe, a little more comfortable in the nest.

— Bill Moyers

God descends to earth like fresh spring rain, and at every level his grace is received differently. For some it feels like love, for others like salvation. It feels like safety and warmth at one level, like coming home at another.

— Deepak Chopra, Why Is God Laughing?: The Path to Joy and Spiritual Optimism

I believe that one can never leave home. I believe that one carries the shadows, the dreams, the fears and the dragons of home under one’s skin, at the extreme corners of one’s eyes and possibly in the gristle of the earlobe.

— Maya Angelou, Letter to My Daughter

Hypocrites in the Church? Yes, and in the lodge and at the home. Don’t hunt through the Church for a hypocrite. Go home and look in the mirror. Hypocrites? Yes. See that you make the number one less.

— Billy Sunday

I want us to be more spontaneous. I want the superhero to come home and take me. Nothing to do with being his wife. Everything to do with uncontrollable testosterone.

— Cristin Harber, Gambled

I also believed that our public at home would be strong enough to survive even the present crisis.

— Paul von Hindenburg

I left home and tried to live the life of a hermit, but I was still fighting myself. I went to England and worked as a chainman on the road. It was better therapy than the shrinks. Building a two-mile road gave me internal peace.

— Brian Strang

Theo does comedy now, and he’s traveling around the country doing comedy, and I actually just saw him, he’s from Louisiana, and I just saw him when I went home to visit my family in Louisiana. I saw his comedy show and he was brilliant.

— Trishelle Cannatella

Compassion is not prevention of all negative certainty, it is a home floating on the sea of fear, that equally brings assistance to those sinking.

— James C. Emlund

I figure when my husband comes home from work, if the kids are still alive, then I’ve done my job.

— Roseanne Barr

I was moving forward into space, but i would never come home again

— Bryn Greenwood, All the Ugly and Wonderful Things

At that moment, Oliver realized that home is not a place, but rather, the people who love you.

— Jodi Picoult, Between the Lines

The Pacific is my home ocean; I knew it first, grew up on its shore, collected marine animals along the coast. I know its moods, its color, its nature.

— John Steinbeck, Travels with Charley: In Search of America

I came into the game when I broke into the major leagues, the minimum salary was seven thousand dollars, and I’d have to go home in the wintertime and get a job.

— Nolan Ryan

I’m going to buy some green bananas because by the time I get home they’ll be ripe.

— Ryan Stiles

Jacen reflected bitterly that a large part of growing up seemed to involve watching everything change, and discovering that all changes are permanent. That nothing ever changes back. That you can’t go home again.

— Matthew Woodring Stover

What we do every night is we change out the set list as much as we can to make sure that (fans can) go home and tell their friends they experienced something unique and cool.

— Isaac Hanson

There is not one Indian in the whole of this country who does not cringe in anguish and frustration because of these textbooks. There is not one Indian child who has not come home in shame and tears.

— Rupert Costo

Think for a minute, darling: in fairy tales it’s always the children who have the fine adventures. The mothers have to stay at home and wait for the children to fly in the window.

— Audrey Niffenegger, The Time Traveler’s Wife

New England is the home of all that is good and noble with all her sternness and uncompromising opinions.

— Ellen Swallow Richards

If you truly feel that self esteem and motivation have to happen first before you can make changes in your life, then we’ll probably be sharing walkers at a retirement home as we talk over what might have been.

— Shannon L. Alder

A man who leaves home to mend himself and others is a philosopher; but he who goes from country to country, guided by the blind impulse of curiosity, is a vagabond.

— Oliver Goldsmith

My parents said that sitting at home playing video games all day won’t bring you anywhere in life.

— PewDiePie

I don’t drink no whiskey but I’m a fool about my home made wine. I stays around Dallas cause I makes it there all the time

— Blind Lemon Jefferson

I’d much rather go out and have music randomly presented to me by different DJs than stay home and discover it on my own.

— Moby

My first job was in a nursing home – a terrible place in retrospect. It was in an old house, and the residents were so lonely. People rarely visited them. I only stayed there a couple of months, but it made a strong impression on me.

— Kim Edwards

Middle age is having a choice between two temptations and choosing the one that’ll get you home earlier.

— Dan Bennett

Music does that; I would often dawdle home to make it last, all calm and wide awake and bouncing-still, and music would be everywhere, in everything.

— Fox Benwell, Kaleidoscope Song

When I make a film I’m away from home for two to three months. So I want my kids to look at my films one day and say, I love his movies, I love his choices-because he loved them.

— Kevin Costner

Cecie keeps telling him she’d like to take him home some night, husband or no. The Minotaur waits hopefully. Husband or no.

— Steven Sherrill, The Minotaur Takes a Cigarette Break

We managed to write chapter one. Chapter two, we will have a child a parent can take home and raise as a cloned child.

— Panayiotis Zavos

I’m jealous – not of their money to spend, but jealous that, for them, going home is a simple matter of turning down the correct lane.

— Amber Dawn, Sub Rosa

The American People will come first once again. My plan will begin with safety at home – which means safe neighborhoods, secure borders, and protection from terrorism. There can be no prosperity without law and order.

— Donald Trump

I like a teacher who gives you something to take home to think about besides homework.

— Lily Tomlin

Anytime you’re away from your home filming, it messes with your head.

— Jennifer Lawrence

I used to play Donna Karan. I used my dad’s home office, and Kim was my assistant. Then one of our friends would play a buyer, and I would take her to my mom’s closet and show her the new collection.

— Kourtney Kardashian

Some days in late August at home are like this, the air thin and eager like this, with something in it sad and nostalgic and familiar…

— William Faulkner, The Sound and the Fury

People say home is where the heart is, but I think maybe home is the heart

— David Arnold, Mosquitoland

Let them learn at school whatever they learn to pass the examinations, but at home let the education that you provide be the kind that widens their perceptions and takes away the germs of prejudices that infect them while they are out in the world.

— Abhijit Naskar, Human Making is Our Mission: A Treatise on Parenting

You feel more like home to me than any place I’ve ever been.

— Angela N. Blount, Once Upon an Ever After

The worst thing about work in the house or home is that whatever you do is destroyed laid waste or eaten within twenty-four hours.

— Lady Kasluck

…and you drink a little too much and try a little too hard. And you go home to a cold bed and think, ‘That was fine’. And your life is a long line of fine.

— Gillian Flynn, Gone Girl

Some people ate less food less often when they each had a home than they now do as hobos.

— Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Be whoever you want to be. Party all night if you want. Just come home to me.

— Dawn Atkins, Friendly Persuasion

What’s cheaper than a gallon of gas? An ebook. Save a dollar, stay home and read!

— Shandy L. Kurth

An axe at home saves hiring a carpenter.

— J. C. F. von Schiller

Don’t sit at home and wait for mango tree to bring mangoes to you wherever you are. It won’t happen. If you are truly hungry for change, go out of your comfort zone and change the world.

— Israelmore Ayivor, 101 Keys To Everyday Passion

Our home tells a story about us, so we may as well take the opportunity to make it a stylish one.

— Deborah Needleman, The Perfectly Imperfect Home: How to Decorate and Live Well

The emptiness, the way his heels rang on the asphalt, was satisfying, emphasised his aloneness. A man alone, alone late at night with no one to say he should be home in bed.

— Dan Davin

Maybe this isn’t home, nor ever was- maybe home is where I have to go tonight. Home is the place where when you go there, you have to finally face the thing in the dark.

— Stephen King, It

Well, because I’m naturally a tomboy, when I have sleepovers with girls, they end up going home and crying.

— Alexa Vega

It dawned on me that no person is as poetically homesick as someone who has come to New York for the first time and glimpsed a small vestige of her home state.

— Suzanne Rindell, Three-Martini Lunch

A person that started in to carry a cat home by the tail was gitting knowledge that was always going to be useful to him, and warn’t ever going to grow dim or doubtful.

— Mark Twain, Tom Sawyer Abroad

Once I was gone for a month and I was just miserable, so I flew back from Florida for two hours just to be home and see my cats.

— Paula Poundstone

Parents, pray that God may crown your home with grace and mercy.

— Billy Graham, Billy Graham in Quotes

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

— Dorothy Parker

Then he’d come back home and found out that war didn’t cause fear—love did.

— Patricia Briggs, Frost Burned

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

— George Bernard Shaw

I’d like to go with you, but I wanna stay home with you

— Jordan Hoechlin

but at the end of the day, who I come home to, who I share my accomplishments with is what makes the struggle worth it

— Kristen Callihan, The Hook Up

Life is hard, and a lot of people come home tired from work. If they’re gonna spend half an hour reading, they want some entertainment and a sense of achievement. So that’s what I give them. That’s all I’m trying to do. Is that really so wrong?

— James Patterson

On stage I make love to twenty-five thousand people then I go home alone.

— Janis Joplin

These are challenging times at home and around the world. We will have to work together in a bipartisan spirit and with our international partners if we are going to achieve progress and peace now and for future generations.

— Susan Collins

I do home schooling. I went to regular school until fifth grade, and then I started doing home schooling, which it’s completely different. I have a teacher on set with me and I just work with her, one-on-one.

— Miranda Cosgrove

Sometimes they would just pay me to stay home and not do anything else, which sounds fantastic but doesn’t do much for your ego. Its probably a little like getting alimony-the money is nice but has a nasty aftertaste.

— Craig Ferguson, American on Purpose: The Improbable Adventures of an Unlikely Patriot

All philosophies if you ride them home are nonsense but some are greater nonsense than others.

— Samuel Butler

I had spent my whole life feeling homesick. The only difference between the two of us was that I didn’t know what or where home was.

— Marian Keyes, Lucy Sullivan Is Getting Married

I live in a sort of insular world. It’s mostly my family, my house, staying home and working.

— Mark Hamill

Because I had my family, I felt like I could be a bird and fly and experience and do. Because I had roots somewhere, I knew that they would love me no matter what, and I could always go back home and they were going to love me.

— Gisele Bundchen

He is at home with his solitude as the note reverberating inside a bell.

— Peter Heller, The Dog Stars

Our team was surprisingly consistent this year. We closed with a seven-seven record. We lost seven at home and seven on the road.

— Steve Wheeler

I love being at home and cooking and baking.

— Blake Lively

What is home but a place where you are truly known?

— Justin Cronin, The City of Mirrors

Gym is a sacred place which makes your life feel worth existing by putting effort of care into the home of your soul called body!

— Munia Khan

Through no divine design or cosmic plan, we have inherited the mantle of life’s caretaker on the earth, the only home we have ever known.

— Michael Shermer

There was a time when men thought it was sexy to have a housewife waiting for him to come home from work in her slippers, but in modern society, I think an independent woman is even more sexy.

— Kat Graham

A life without a vision is like a kite let loose; it is directed by the forces that be, never giving even the slightest of resistance to life’s pressures, eventually ending up far away from home (that comfortable place).

— Innocent Mwatsikesimbe, The Vision

I have never seen a game’s graphics look so sharp and clean. The sound design for the game is also unique on the Xbox. The memory on this system allowed us to provide the user with 5.1 Dolby surround sound for home theatre owners.

— Don Bluth

What is a woman that you forsake herAnd the hearth fire and the home acreTo go with that old grey widow-maker?

— Rudyard Kipling

I had a chance to choose a couple different places and, well, I grew up – I was a small-town kid from Illinois, so No. 1, just trying to win a championship for my home state.

— Ben Zobrist

If your parents died suddenly, Sandro understood, your home was wherever you were, and now you were from nowhere. Your parents were your provenance. Dead, you had no provenance.

— Rachel Kushner, The Flamethrowers

The home is always a home and a noble place for shaping hearts! A good home is good for life!

— Ernest Agyemang Yeboah, Religion, Philosophy and life

The hardest thing about being a full time chef is leaving my work behind when I go home at night. I’ll toss and turn about a menu item or forget to order produce and wake up at 4 A.M. in a cold sweat over some artichokes.

— Alexandra Guarnaschelli

I never married because I have three pets at home that answer the same purpose as a husband. I have a dog that growls every morning a parrot that swears all afternoon and a cat that comes home late at night.

— Marie Corelli

Why do I always listen to your insane plans? Why aren’t we at home watching TV like everyone else? What possible difference will any of this make?

— Shaun Tan

When the man is at home his standing in society is well known and quietly taken but when he is abroad it is problematical and is dependent on the success of his manners.

— Ralph Waldo Emerson

If there were such a thing as an inter-city thieving contest, Ankh-Morpork would bring home the trophy and probably everyone’s wallets.

— Terry Pratchett, Snuff

I should have been out there having a wild time like all the other girls my age, but I wasn’t. I was going home every night to what was, initially, a very happy marriage.

— Amanda Holden

I would like to think she turns around and goes home and does one thing differently that day because of what she has imagined, and again the day after that, and the day after that.

— Emmi Itäranta, Memory of Water

You were my home, Mother. I had no home but you

— Janet Fitch, White Oleander

When we are young and restless to be free, home is the place from which we long to escape. But if there is still a home intact when trouble arises and life becomes a battlefield, home is the place to which we yearn to return.

— Billy Graham, Billy Graham in Quotes

She knew he was gone when his ” call me when you reach home ” reduced to ” bye ” and his unsaid goodnight with kisses turned to ” gn tc sd “. ~

— Tanya Gambhir

Where we love is home – home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts.

— Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

Seriously, ” the banker went on, “what do you investigate? I have a feeling you do more than find stray kittens and bring home lost babies.”“Murder.

— Chris Bohjalian, The Light in the Ruins

He’s never known anything like it! But then, he has never known anything to write home about, so this is nothing to write home about.

— Tom Stoppard, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead

My wife Ruth once said, “If our children have the background of a godly, happy home and this unshakeable faith that the Bible is indeed the Word of God, they will have a foundation that the forces of hell cannot shake.

— Billy Graham, Billy Graham in Quotes

It’s late and most of the clerks are at home in their beds, dreaming of swimming in pools filled with real money.

— Carla H. Krueger, From the Horse’s Mouth

Outside the family circle, papa, I’m glad to say, is entirely unknown. I think that is quite as it should be. The home seems to me to be the proper sphere for the man.

— Oscar Wilde, The Importance of Being Earnest

But years and miles away from home could never attenuate the city’s hold on my identity, and the more I explored places and people far from Hampton, the more my status as one of its daughters came to mean to me.

— Margot Lee Shetterly, Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race

I am committed to ensure that our intelligence community, law enforcement, medical professionals, and military have the information and funding needed to protect the American people from threats at home and abroad.

— Leonard Boswell

Everyone should feel comfortable they are going to remain in their homes until their dying days. We should never be uneasy or unsure of where our home is in the United States of America.

— Tit Elingtin, Eminent Domain

Eventually, I spent so much time in the friend zonethat I grew to think of it as some kindof magical home away from home, some lush forestfilled with unicorns and elves and puppiesnone of whom were getting laid.

— Dylan Garity

Zazen is better than a home. Zazen is a home that you can’t ever lose.

— Ruth Ozeki, A Tale for the Time Being

When I was outside, you were saying why you are comming home, why you won’t go home??When now I’m home why I’m not going outside… wtf????????

— Deyth Banger

Even if you are strange, you may not be able to deny that we all live in the same home that we call Earth. So let us love her.

— Debasish Mridha

I held it together for the rest of the drive home but as soon as Kelsey dropped me off I flopped face down on the couch and sobbed like a reality TV star on confessional day.

— Molly Harper, My Bluegrass Baby

The home is a place where we show our children that we can communicate, learn, and succeed together.

— Farshad Asl, The “No Excuses” Mindset: A Life of Purpose, Passion, and Clarity

It is the bold man who every time does best at home or abroad.

— Homer

you can tell a true war story if it embarrasses you. If you don’t care for obscenity, you don’t care for the truth; if you don’t care for the truth, watch how you vote. Send guys to war, they come home talking dirty.

— Tim O’Brien, The Things They Carried

Leaving home in a sense involves a kind of second birth in which we give birth to ourselves.

— Robert Neelly Bellah

You’re the measure of my true decline. Your home isn’t in the underworld, you live in the back room of the liquor store. My eternally hung-over angel, my Satan crawling like an amber worm from a bottle of Zoladkowa Gorzka.

— Jerzy Pilch, The Mighty Angel