Quotations About / On: HOME

  • 1.
    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).)
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  • 2.
    Home is not a place. Home is that scent, that sound, that person.
    (Where you/I belong)
    More quotations from: Gina Borrebach
  • 3.
    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.)
  • 4.
    However painful the process of leaving home, for parents and for children, the really frightening thing for both would be the prospect of the child never leaving home.
    (Robert Neelly Bellah (20th century), U.S. professor of sociology and author. Habits of the Heart, pt. 1, ch. 3 (1985).)
  • 5.
    A home without a cat—and a wellfed, wellpetted and properly revered cat—may be a home, perhaps, but how can it prove title?
    (Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835-1910), U.S. author. Pudd'nhead Wilson and Those Extraordinary Twins, ch. 1 (1894).)
  • 6.
    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).)
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  • 7.
    'This world is but a temporary home, our life is the path, the road to our home, but it takes the right path to get there and it takes going down some hard roads to make it home.'
    (Adam M. Snow)
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  • 8.
    Home? I have no home. Hunted, despised, living like an animal. The jungle is my home. But I will show the world that I can be its master. I will perfect my own race of people, a race of atomic supermen, which will conquer the world.
    (Edward D. Wood, Jr. (1922-1978), U.S. director,screenwriter. Edward D. Wood, Jr.. Dr. Eric Vornoff (Bela Lugosi), Bride of the Monster, reacting to Dr. Strowsky's offer for him to return from exile, now that his experiments have proven successful (1955).)
  • 9.
    The old coat that I wear is Concord; it is my morning robe and study gown, my working dress and suit of ceremony, and my nightgown after all. Cleave to the simplest ever. Home,—home,—home. Cars sound like cares to me.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. Letter, September 27, 1855, to Daniel Ricketson, in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 6, p. 262, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
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  • 10.
    It is sometimes necessary to lie damnably in the interests of keeping the peace at home
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