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A list of the best home quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous home quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic home quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational home quotes from that same writer.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best quotes about home?" and "What are inspirational home quotes?"

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Home is where the heart is. Pliny the Elder
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Home -- that blessed word, which opens to the human heart the most perfect glimpse of Heaven, and helps to carry it thither, as on an angel's wings. Lydia Child
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People usually are the happiest at home. William Shakespeare
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If I were asked to name the chief benefit of the house, I should say: the house shelters day-dreaming, the house protects the dreamer, the house allows one to dream in peace. Gaston Bachelard
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Home is any four walls that enclose the right person. Helen Rowland
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We shape our dwellings, and afterwards our dwellings shape us. Winston Churchill
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Where thou art, that is home. Emily Dickinson
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The fellow that owns his own home is always just coming out of a hardware store. Kin Hubbard
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He is the happiest, be he king or peasant, who finds peace in his home. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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A house means a family house, a place specially meant for putting children and men in so as to restrict their waywardness and distract them from the longing for adventure and escape they've had since time began. Marguerite Duras
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There is no place more delightful than one's own fireplace. Cicero
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Houses are built to live in, and not to look on: therefore let use be preferred before uniformity. Francis Bacon
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Home is a place not only of strong affections, but of entire unreserved; it is life's undress rehearsal, its backroom, its dressing room, from which we go forth to more careful and guarded intercourse, leaving behind us much debris of cast-off and everyday clothing. Harriet Beecher Stowe
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One never reaches home, but wherever friendly paths intersect the whole world looks like home for a time. Hermann Hesse
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Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country. Margaret Thatcher
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My home...It is my retreat and resting place from wars, I try to keep this corner as a haven against the tempest outside, as I do another corner in my soul. Michel de Montaigne
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I had three chairs in my house; one for solitude, two for friendship, three for society. Henry David Thoreau
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A hundred men may make an encampment, but it takes a woman to make a home.
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You are a king by your own fireside, as much as any monarch in his throne. Miguel de Cervantes
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Be he a king or a peasant, he is happiest who finds peace at home. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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The worst feeling in the world is the homesickness that comes over a man occasionally when he is at home. Edgar Watson Howe
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Home is the place where, when you have to go there, They have to take you in. Robert Frost
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I live in my house as I live inside my skin: I know more beautiful, more ample, more sturdy and more picturesque skins: but it would seem to me unnatural to exchange them for mine. Primo Levi
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When I can no longer bear to think of the victims of broken homes, I begin to think of the victims of intact ones. Peter De Vries
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We should come home from adventures, and perils, and discoveries every day with new experience and character. Henry David Thoreau