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Home Quotes

23 of the best book quotes about home
  1. #1
    “Bother burgling and everything to do with it! I wish I was at home in my nice hole by the fire, with the kettle just beginning to sing!”
    author
    Tolkien
    book
    The Hobbit
    character
    Bilbo
    concept
    Home
  2. #2
    “This house sheltered us, we spoke, we loved within those walls. That was yesterday. To-day we pass on, we see it no more, and we are different, changed in some infinitesimal way. We can never be quite the same again.”
  3. #3
    “The house was a sepulcher, our fear and suffering lay buried in the ruins. There would be no resurrection.”
  4. #4
    “Captain, this is madness! High time you thought of your own home at last, if it really is your fate to make it back alive and reach your well-built house and native land.”
  5. #5
    “You don’t really know how attached you are until you move away, until you’ve experienced what it means to be dislodged, a cork floating on the ocean of another place.”
  6. #6
    “My troubles are over, and I am finally home.”
  7. #7
    People would rather live in homes regardless of its grayness. There is no place like home.
  8. #8
    [I]t was almost as cold at home as here, for they had only the roof to cover them, through which the wind howled, although the largest holes had been stopped up with straw and rags.
  9. #9
    “Look for happiness under your own roof.”
  10. #10
    “Look for happiness under your own roof.”
  11. #11
    “We take to the breeze, we go as we please.”
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The Odyssey
  1. #12
    “Home is behind, the world ahead,
    And there are many paths to tread
    Through shadows to the edge of night,
    Until the stars are all alight.”
  2. #13
    No matter how dreary and grey our homes are, we people of flesh and blood would rather live there than in any other country, be it ever so beautiful.
  3. #14
    “Passage home? Never. Surely you’re plotting something else, goddess, urging me -- in a raft -- to cross the ocean’s mighty gulfs. So vast, so full of danger not even the deep-sea ships can make it through, swift as they are and buoyed up by the winds of Zeus himself.”
    author
    Homer
    person
    God
    book
    Odyssey
    concepts
    DangerousHome
  4. #15
    Wherever you are you should always be contented, but especially at home, because there you must spend the most of your time.
  5. #16
    No matter how dreary and grey our homes are, we people of flesh and blood would rather live there than in any other country, be it ever so beautiful.
  6. #17
    “They have not the heart for this battle. So think of your families, think of your homes, and remember it is they you are defending.”
  7. #18
    “Look for happiness under your own roof.”
  8. #19
    “Every traveler has a home of his own, and he learns to appreciate it the more from his wandering.”
  9. #20
    “Sitting, still, weeping, his eyes never dry, his sweet life flowing away with the tears he wept for his foiled journey home.”
  10. #21
    “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.”
    author
    Johanna Spyri
    person
    God
    book
    Heidi
    concepts
    HomeReligion
  11. #22
    “A tree house, a free house,
    A secret you and me house,
    A high up in the leafy branches
    Cozy as can be house.
    A street house, a neat house,
    Be sure to wipe your feet house
    Is not my kind of house at all—
    Let’s go live in a tree house.”
  12. #23
    “What a long time whoever lives here is answering this door.” And he knocked again.
    “But Pooh,” said Piglet, “it’s your own house!”
    “Oh!” Said Pooh. “So it is,” he said. “Well, let’s go in.”
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