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- A man's homeland is wherever he prospers.
- Aristophanes (450 BC - 388 BC), Plutus, 388 B.C.
- Not going home is already like death.
- E. Catherine Tobler, Vanishing Act
- Luxuries are never so comfortable as are the familiar, ordinary things of home.
- Eucharista Ward, Match For Mary Bennet, 2009
- A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it.
- George Moore
- The most important work you and I will ever do will be within the walls of our own homes.
- Harold B. Lee (1899 - 1973)
- Life's a voyage that's homeward bound.
- Herman Melville (1819 - 1891)
- The weird thing about houses is that they almost always look like nothing is happening inside of them, even though they contain most of our lives.
- John Green, The Fault in Our Stars, 2012
- Ya gotta live somewhere, but also you GET to live somewhere.
- John Green, VlogBrothers, A Poem for Spring, 03-26-13
- Mid pleasures and palaces though we may roam,
Be it ever so humble, there's no place like home.
- John Howard Payne (1791 - 1852)
- A good home must be made, not bought.
- Joyce Maynard, "Domestic Affairs"
- An old house with its windows gone always makes me think of something dead with its eyes picked out.
- L. M. Montgomery (1874 - 1942), Anne of Green Gables, 1908
- My home is not a place, it is people.
- Lois McMaster Bujold, "Barrayar", 1991
- A house that does not have one worn, comfy chair in it is soulless.
- May Sarton