Quotations About / On:
Home is not a place. Home is that scent, that sound, that person.
(Where you/I belong)
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.)
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).)
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).)
It is sometimes necessary to lie damnably in the interests of keeping the home peace
The hunter at times comes home empty handed.
... 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).)
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).)
I'd rather be homesick than home.
(Leo Vroman (b. 1915), Dutch American biologist. "Indian Summer," 262 Poems (1974), trans. by the author.)
I gleaned jests at home from obsolete farces.
(Samuel Johnson (1709-1784), British author, lexicographer. Rambler (London, July 23, 1751), no. 141.)