Quotations About / On:
Every man needs two women, a quiet home-maker, and a thrilling nymph.
(Iris Murdoch (b. 1919), British novelist, philosopher. Gildas Hearne, in The Message to the Planet, pt. 1 (1989).)
His Majesty's Government views with favour the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people.
(A.J. (Arthur James) Balfour (1848-1930), British statesman. Letter, November 2, 1917.
This document, which became known as the "Balfour Declaration," committed British support for a Jewish national home in Palestine.)
... here I am on board the Pacific, bound for America, having left home and all the world behind.
(Fanny Kemble (1809-1893), British actress. Journal of a Residence in America, entry for August 1, 1832 (1835).)
Home is where the heart is and hence a movable feast.
(Angela Carter (1940-1992), British postmodern novelist. repr. Virago (1992). Nothing Sacred: Selected Writings, "My Father's House," New Society (1976).)
Only as we live, think, feel, and work outside the home, do we become humanly developed, civilized, socialized.
(Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1860-1935), U.S. author, editor, feminist, and social reformer. Women and Economics, ch. 10 (1898).)
Human beings are the only creatures on earth that allow their children to come back home.
(Bill Cosby (20th century), U.S. comedian. Fatherhood, ch. 1 (1986).)
Many a man who thinks to found a home discovers that he has merely opened a tavern for his friends.
(Norman Douglas (1868-1952), British author. Mr. Keith, in South Wind, ch. 24 (1917).)
The spirit is at home, if not entirely satisfied, in America.
(Allan Bloom (1930-1992), U.S. educator, author. "Two Revolutions and Two States of Nature," pt. 2, The Closing of the American Mind (1987).)
"Home" is any four walls that enclose the right person.
(Helen Rowland (1875-1950), U.S. journalist. Reflections of a Bachelor Girl, p. 9, ed. Paul and Stanley (1903).)
Going home must be like going to render an account.
(Joseph Conrad (1857-1924), Polish-born British novelist. Marlow, in Lord Jim, ch. 21 (1900).)