Home quotes and quotations
A house is a machine for living in.
If I were asked to name the chief benefit of the house, I should say: the house shelters day-dreaming, the house protects the dreamer, the house allows one to dream in peace.
Not going home is already like death.
E. Catherine Toble
Be grateful for the home you have, knowing that at this moment, all you have is all you need.
Sarah Ban Breathnach
A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it.
I want a house that has got over all its troubles; I don't want to spend the rest of my life bringing up a young and inexperienced house.
Jerome K. Jerome
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.
The most important work you and I will ever do will be within the walls of our own homes.
Harold B. Lee
Life's a voyage that's homeward bound.
Mid pleasures and palaces though we may roam,
Be it ever so humble, there's no place like home.
John Howard Payne
A good home must be made, not bought.
My home is not a place, it is people.
Lois McMaster Bujold
A house is not a home.
Where thou art, that is home.
Home is the girl's prison and the woman's workhouse.
George Bernard Shaw
Home is a name, a word, it is a strong one; stronger than magician ever spoke, or spirit ever answered to, in the strongest conjuration.
And the daughter of Zion is left as a cottage in a vineyard, as a lodge in a garden of cucumbers, as a besieged city.
Never weather-beaten sail more willing bent to shore.
There is no place more delightful than one's own fireside.
Cicero (Marcus Tullius Cicero)
What the Nation must realize is that the home, when both parents work, is non-existent. Once we have honestly faced that fact, we must act accordingly.
No outward doors of a man's house can in general be broken open to execute any civil process; though in criminal cases the public safety supersedes the private.
At length his lonely cot appears in view, Beneath the shelter of an aged tree; Th' expectant wee-things, toddling, stacher thro' To meet their Dad, wi' flichterin noise an' glee.
I've read in many a novel, that unless they've souls that grovel-- Folks prefer in fact a hovel to your dreary marble halls.
Charles Stuart Calverley
My whinstone house my castle is, I have my own four walls.
To make a happy fireside clime To weans and wife, That's the true pathos and sublime Of human life.
Old homes! old hearts! Upon my soul forever Their peace and gladness lie like tears and laughter.
Madison Julius Cawein
"Home" is any four walls that enclose the right person.
A man builds a fine house; and now he has a master, and a task for life: he is to furnish, watch, show it, and keep it in repair, the rest of his days.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Home is home, though it be never so homely.
For a man's house is his castle.
Lord Edward Coke
For the whole world, without a native home, Is nothing but a prison of larger room.
I am far frae my hame, an' i'm weary aften whiles, For the longed-for hame-bringing an' my Father's welcome smiles.
Erastus W. Ellsworth
The house of every one is to him as his castle and fortress, as well for his defence against injury and violence, as for his repose.
Lord Edward Coke
The house is a castle which the King cannot enter.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
There's nobody at home But Jumping Joan, And father and mother and I.
The whitewash'd wall, the nicely sanded floor, The varnish'd clock that click'd behind the door; The chest contriv'd a double debt to pay, A bed by night, a chest of drawers by day.
What's the good of a home if you are never in it?
George Grossmith and Weedon Grossmith
The stately Homes of England, How beautiful they stand! Amidst their tall ancestral trees, O'er all the pleasant land.
Mrs. Felicia D. Hemans
My house, my house, though thou art small, thou art to me the Escuriall.
His native home deep imag'd in his soul.
Homer ("Smyrns of Chios")
A comfortable house is a great source of happiness. It ranks immediately after health and a good conscience.
A man's homeland is wherever he prospers.
What if in Scotland's wilds we viel'd our head, Where tempests whistle round the sordid bed; Where the rug's two-fold use we might display, By night a blanket, and a plaid by day.
Home is the most popular, and will be the most enduring of all earthly establishments.