Home quotes and sayings

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

A house is made of walls and beams; a home is built with love and dreams.

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

Home is not where you live, but where they understand you.
Christian Morganstern

East, west, home’s best.

Home is where the heart is.

It takes hands to build a house, but only hearts can build a home.

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

A House Is Not a Home.
Polly Adler

Home is home, though it be never so homely.
John Clarke, English Proverb

Home is home, be it ever so humble.

Seek home for rest, For home is best.
Thomas Tusser

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

There’s nothing half so pleasant as coming home again.
Margaret Elizabeth Sangster

Every house where love abides And friendship is a guest, Is surely home, and home sweet home For there the heart can rest.
Henry Van Dyke

Mid pleasures and palaces though we may roam, Be it ever so humble, there’s no place like home; Home, home, sweet, sweet home! There’s no place like home! there’s no place like home!
John Howard Payne

Home is an invention on which no one has yet improved.
Ann Douglas

Home is where you can scratch where it itches

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

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

Home is the place where it feels right to walk around without shoes.

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

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

Home is where you can say anything you please, because nobody pays any attention to you anyway.
Joe Moore

Home is where you can say anything you like ’cause nobody listens to you anyway.

No matter under what circumstances you leave it, home does not cease to be home. No matter how you lived there-well or poorly.
Joseph Brodsky

You can never go home again, but the truth is you can never leave home, so it’s all right.
Maya Angelou

Home is where you hang your head.
Groucho Marx

The strength of a nation is derived from the integrity of its homes.

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

I long, as does every human being, to be at home wherever I find myself.
Maya Angelou

Home, nowadays, is a place where part of the family waits till the rest of the family brings the car back.
Earl Wilson

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

Home, the spot of earth supremely blest, A dearer, sweeter spot than all the rest.
Robert Montgomery

What’s the good of a home, if you are never in it?
George Grossmith

A house that does not have one worn, comfy chair in it is soulless.
May Sarton

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

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

A happy home is one in which each spouse grants the possibility that the other may be right, though neither believes it.
Don Fraser

To feel at home, stay at home.
Clifton Fadiman

Home is a shelter from storms – all sorts of storms.
William J. Bennett

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

Reading makes immigrants of us all. It takes us away from home, but more important, it finds homes for us everywhere.
Jean Rhys

There is a magic in that little world, home; it is a mystic circle that surrounds comforts and virtues never known beyond its hallowed limits.
Robert Southey

Home is where one starts from.
T. S. Eliot

Love begins at home, and it is not how much we do… but how much love we put in that action.
Mother Teresa

Home is the one place in all this world where hearts are sure of each other. It is the place of confidence. It is the place where we tear off that mask of guarded and suspicious coldness which the world forces us to wear in self-defense, and where we pour out the unreserved communications of full and confiding hearts. It is the spot where expressions of tenderness gush out without any sensation of awkwardness and without any dread of ridicule.
Frederick W. Robertson

Home is a place not only of strong affections, but of entire unreserved; it is life’s undress rehearsal, its backroom, its dressing room, from which we go forth to more careful and guarded intercourse, leaving behind…cast-off and everyday clothing.
Harriet Beecher Stowe

I believe that being successful means having a balance of success stories across the many areas of your life. You can’t truly be considered successful in your business life if your home life is in shambles.
Zig Ziglar

Home is the girl’s prison and the woman’s workhouse.
George Bernard Shaw

Home is one’s birthplace, ratified by memory.
Henry Anatole Grunwald

Home is where the house is.

Where thou art – that – is Home.
Emily Dickinson

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

People who have good relationships at home are more effective in the marketplace.
Zig Ziglar

When you’re safe at home you wish you were having an adventure; when you’re having an adventure you wish you were safe at home.
Thornton Wilder

In fact there was but one thing wrong with the Babbitt house; it was not a home.
Sinclair Lewis

We’re a long, long way from home. Home’s a long, long way from us.
Bruce Springsteen

I have been very happy with my homes, but homes really are no more than the people who live in them.
Nancy Reagan

People who are homeless are not social inadequates. They are people without homes.
Sheila McKechnie