Quotations About / On: HOME

  • 71.
    Arguments are like fire-arms which a man may keep at home but should not carry about with him.
    (Samuel Butler (1835-1902), British author. Samuel Butler's Notebooks, p. 65 (1951).)
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  • 72.
    Perhaps it is a universal truth that the loss of liberty at home is to be charged to provisions against danger, real or pretended, from abroad.
    (James Madison (1751-1836), U.S. president. Madison to Jefferson, May 13, 1798. W.T. Hutchinson et al., The Papers of James Madison, vol. 17, p. 130, Chicago and Charlottesville, Virginia (1962-1991).)
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  • 73.
    Australia is a huge rest home, where no unwelcome news is ever wafted on to the pages of the worst newspapers in the world.
    (Germaine Greer (b. 1939), Australian feminist writer. Observer (London, August 1, 1982).)
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  • 74.
    Mr. Fitzgerald—I believe that is how he spells his name—seems to believe that plagiarism begins at home.
    (Zelda Fitzgerald (1900-1948), U.S. writer. quoted in Nancy Milford, Zelda, pt. 2, ch. 7 (1970). "The Beautiful and the Damned," Tribune (New York, April 2, 1922). review of F. Scott Fitzgerald. "On one page," she elaborated, "I recognized a portion of an old diary of mine which mysteriously disappeared shortly after my marriage.")
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  • 75.
    A man would prefer to come home to an unmade bed and a happy woman than to a neatly made bed and an angry woman.
    (Marlene Dietrich (1904-1992), German-born U.S. film actor. "Unmade Bed," Marlene Dietrich's ABC (1962).)
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  • 76.
    Victory is gay only back home. Up front it is joyless.
    (Marlene Dietrich (1904-1992), German-born U.S. film actor. "Victory," Marlene Dietrich's ABC (1962).)
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  • 77.
    "Why don't you finally publish your works?" My friend, in bad weather one had better stay home.
    (Franz Grillparzer (1791-1872), Austrian author. Poems (1859).)
  • 78.
    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).)
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  • 79.
    ... I suppose that it is not so easy to go home and it takes a bit of time to make a son out of a stranger.
    (Albert Camus (1913-1960), French-Algerian novelist, dramatist, philosopher. Gallimard (1958). Jan in The Misunderstanding, act 1, sc. 2, Pléiade 91962).)
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  • 80.
    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).)
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