53 Quotes About Home

There’s no place like home.  It’s a phrase we all know and love, because it’s true! Home is where the heart is, and it’s a refuge from the world. These 53 quotes about home show just how special our homes are to us. From funny to sentimental, these quotes will make you appreciate your home even more. So curl up on the couch with a blanket and your favorite drink, and enjoy these quotes about home!

Quotes About Home

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

2. A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body. – Benjamin Franklin

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

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

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

6. The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home. – Confucius

7. Home is where the heart is. – Pliny the Elder

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

9. Home life is no more natural to us than a cage is natural to a cockatoo. – George Bernard Shaw

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

11. 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

12. When you finally go back to your old home, you find it wasn’t the old home you missed but your childhood. – Sam Ewing

13. Be grateful for the home you have, knowing that at this moment, all you have is all you need. – Sarah Ban Breathnach

14. God is at home, it’s we who have gone out for a walk. – Meister Eckhart

15. 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

16. I kiss the soil as if I placed a kiss on the hands of a mother, for the homeland is our earthly mother. I consider it my duty to be with my compatriots in this sublime and difficult moment. – Pope John Paul II

17. Decorate your home. It gives the illusion that your life is more interesting than it really is. – Charles M. Schulz

18. You never know what events are going to transpire to get you home. – Og Mandino

19. Charity begins at home, but should not end there. – Thomas Fuller

20. When it comes to developing character strength, inner security and unique personal and interpersonal talents and skills in a child, no institution can or ever will compare with, or effectively substitute for, the home’s potential for positive influence. – Stephen Covey

21. 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. – Gaston Bachelard

22. Kindness goes a long ways lots of times when it ought to stay at home. – Kin Hubbard

23. I say, If everybody in this house lives where it’s God first, friends and family second and you third, we won’t ever have an argument. – Jeff Foxworthy

24. Housework is what a woman does that nobody notices unless she hasn’t done it. – Evan Esar

25. Where thou art, that is home. – Emily Dickinson

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

27. The home should be the treasure chest of living. – Le Corbusier

28. There are only two things we should fight for. One is the defense of our homes and the other is the Bill of Rights. – Smedley Butler

29. In our home there was always prayer – aloud, proud and unapologetic. – Lyndon B. Johnson

30. Home is any four walls that enclose the right person. – Helen Rowland

31. The worst feeling in the world is the homesickness that comes over a man occasionally when he is at home. – E. W. Howe

32. I do not recall a Jewish home without a book on the table. – Elie Wiesel

33. If your house is burning, wouldn’t you try and put out the fire? – Imran Khan

34. Home is the place we love best and grumble the most. – Billy Sunday

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

36. Home interprets heaven. Home is heaven for beginners. – Charles Henry Parkhurst

37. Run a home like you would a small business and treat it with the same seriousness. – Anthea Turner

38. A man’s house is his castle. – James Otis

39. We know that when people are safe in their homes, they are free to pursue their dream for a brighter economic future for themselves and their families. – George Pataki

40. There is something permanent, and something extremely profound, in owning a home. – Kenny Guinn

41. Charity should begin at home, but should not stay there. – Phillips Brooks

42. Any old place I can hang my hat is home sweet home to me. – William Jerome

43. A man’s home is his wife’s castle. – Alexander Chase

44. Home wasn’t built in a day. – Jane Sherwood Ace

45. To be a queen of a household is a powerful thing. – Jill Scott

46. I feel like I’ve never had a home, you know? I feel related to the country, to this country, and yet I don’t know exactly where I fit in… There’s always this kind of nostalgia for a place, a place where you can reckon with yourself. – Sam Shepard

47. Homesickness is nothing. Fifty percent of the people in the world are homesick all the time. – John Cheever

48. There is nothing more important than a good, safe, secure home. – Rosalynn Carter

49. Seek home for rest, for home is best. – Thomas Tusser

50. Since I travel so much, it’s always great to be home. There’s nothing like getting to raid my own refrigerator at two in the morning. – Amy Grant

51. The home is the chief school of human virtues. – William Ellery Channing

52. 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

53. A heart makes a good home for the friend. – Yunus Emre

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