Quotations About / On: HOME

  • 1.
    Home is not a place. Home is that scent, that sound, that person.
    (Where you/I belong)
    More quotations from: Gina Borrebach
  • 2.
    I like to see a home like this, a home connected with people's thoughts and work, things they love.
    (Dewitt Bodeen (1908-1988), U.S. screenwriter, Gunther V. Fritsch, and Robert Wise. Miss Callahan (Eve March), The Curse of the Cat People (1944). On first coming into the Reeds' home.)
  • 3.
    I came here to take my son home and I realized he already is home.
    (Robert Benton (b. 1932), U.S. screenwriter. Joanna (Meryl Streep), Kramer vs. Kramer, telling Ted (Dustin Hoffman) she's decided not to take custody of Billy (Justin Henry) (1979).)
    More quotations from: Robert Benton, home, son
  • 4.
    One never reaches home, but wherever friendly paths intersect the whole world looks like home for a time.
    (Hermann Hesse (1877-1962), German novelist, poet. Frau Eva, in Demian, ch. 5 (1960).)
    More quotations from: Hermann Hesse, home, time, world
  • 5.
    The hunter at times comes home empty handed.
    (life.)
    More quotations from: Edward Kofi Louis
  • 6.
    ... memory is the only way home.
    (Terry Tempest Williams, U.S. author. As quoted in Listen to Their Voices, ch. 10, by Mickey Pearlman (1993).)
    More quotations from: Terry Tempest Williams, memory, home
  • 7.
    He came home.
    (John Carpenter (b. 1948), U.S. director, screenwriter. Sam Loomis (Donald Pleasance), Halloween, finding that the insane Michael Meyers has returned to his hometown and dug up his mother's grave (1978).)
    More quotations from: John Carpenter, home
  • 8.
    I'd rather be homesick than home.
    (Leo Vroman (b. 1915), Dutch American biologist. "Indian Summer," 262 Poems (1974), trans. by the author.)
    More quotations from: Leo Vroman, home
  • 9.
    I gleaned jests at home from obsolete farces.
    (Samuel Johnson (1709-1784), British author, lexicographer. Rambler (London, July 23, 1751), no. 141.)
    More quotations from: Samuel Johnson, home
  • 10.
    Are there any children today that are raised in a two parent home? You know of, and see the obvious single parent home; and then you have the married couple that's raising children with division in the home.
    -Phyllis Strong
    (Husband and wife have to be with one accord.)
    More quotations from: Phyllis Strong
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