Quotations About / On: HOME

  • 21.
    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).)
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  • 22.
    The great advantage of a hotel is that it's a refuge from home life.
    (George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950), Anglo-Irish playwright, critic. (1898). The waiter, in You Never Can Tell, act 2, The Bodley Head Bernard Shaw: Collected Plays with their Prefaces, vol. 1, ed. Dan H. Laurence (1970).)
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  • 23.
    I'd rather be homesick than home.
    (Leo Vroman (b. 1915), Dutch American biologist. "Indian Summer," 262 Poems (1974), trans. by the author.)
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  • 24.
    As an artist, a man has no home in Europe save in Paris.
    (Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher. Ecce Homo, "Why I Am So Clever," sct. 5 (1888).)
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  • 25.
    The stage was our school, our home, our life.
    (Lillian Gish (1893-1993), U.S. actress. The Movies, Mr. Griffith and Me, ch. 7 (1969). Describing her and her sister Dorothy's (1898-1968) childhood experiences as theatrical performers. Later, they would become movie stars.)
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  • 26.
    So that he seemed not to relinquish life, but to leave one home for another.
    (Cornelius Nepos (1st century B.C.), Roman historian, biographer. "Atticus," Lives.)
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  • 27.
    Turn up the lights; I don't want to go home in the dark.
    (O. Henry [William Sydney Porter] (1862-1910), U.S. short-story writer. Quoted in O. Henry Biography, ch. 9, Charles Alphonso Smith (1916). Last words, quoting a 1907 song by Harry Williams.)
  • 28.
    Charity begins at home, and justice begins next door.
    (Charles Dickens (1812-1870), British novelist. Tigg, in Martin Chuzzlewit, ch. 27 (1844).)
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  • 29.
    When I go out, I hope to leave the worst of myself at home.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Tenth Selection, New York (1992).)
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  • 30.
    Travelling carries me to the surface, away from the deeps of home-thoughts.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Third Selection, New York (1986).)
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