Quotations About / On: HOME
Home is home and, home sweet home!
Even a home run isn't counted as a home run unless you reached homeplate.
(Don't celebrate your success or accomplishments before seeing them successful to the end.)
Home sweet home when one is at peace with the muse of life.
Heaven is home away from home; but hell's where none wants to roam.
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).)
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.)
However painful the process of leaving home, for parents and for children, the really frightening thing for both would be the prospect of the child never leaving home.
(Robert Neelly Bellah (20th century), U.S. professor of sociology and author. Habits of the Heart, pt. 1, ch. 3 (1985).)
A home without a catand a wellfed, wellpetted and properly revered catmay be a home, perhaps, but how can it prove title?
(Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835-1910), U.S. author. Pudd'nhead Wilson and Those Extraordinary Twins, ch. 1 (1894).)
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).)