Favorite Quotations ~† Home, 3 Highlighted In Yellow

"Think you're escaping and run into yourself. Longest way round is the shortest way home." ~ James Joyce


Ah! There is nothing like staying at home, for real comfort. ~ Jane Austen

Make two homes for thyself... One actual home... and another spiritual home, which thou art to carry with thee always. ~ St. Catherine of Siena

On these sands and in the clefts of the rocks, in the depths of the sea, in the creaking of the pines, you'll spy secret footprints and catch far-off voices from the homecoming celebration. This land still longs for Odysseus. ~ Homer

We have never stayed home long enough to experience the truth about ourselves. ~ Erich Schiffmann

I had three chairs in my house: one for solitude, two for friendship, three for society. ~ Henry David Thoreau

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

The impulse for much writing is homesickness. You are trying to get back home, and in your writing you are invoking that home, so you are assuaging the homesickness. ~ Joan Didion

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

A house can have integrity, just like a person. ~ Ayn Rand

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