Quotations About / On: HOME

  • 31.
    I would have gone home to my mother, but I'm not that crazy about my mother.
    (Cher (20th century), U.S. entertainer and actoress. As quoted in The Mother Book, by Liz Smith (1978).)
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  • 32.
    Poverty keeps together more homes than it breaks up.
    ([H.H. (Hector Hugh) Munro] Saki (1870-1916), Scottish author. The Baroness, in "Esmé," The Chronicles of Clovis (1911).)
  • 33.
    You see much more of your children once they leave home.
    (Lucille Ball (1911-1989), U.S. comedian. The Last Word, ed. Carolyn Warner, ch. 16 (1992).)
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  • 34.
    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).)
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  • 35.
    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).)
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  • 36.
    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).)
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  • 37.
    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).)
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  • 38.
    "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).)
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  • 39.
    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).)
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  • 40.
    One cleans someone else's threshold of consciousness only if one's own home is dirty.
    (Karl Kraus (1874-1936), Austrian writer. Trans. by Harry Zohn, originally published in Beim Wort genommen (1955). Half-Truths and One-and-a-Half Truths, University of Chicago Press (1990).)
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