Quotations About / On: HOME

  • 71.
    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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  • 72.
    ... 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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  • 73.
    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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  • 74.
    Why don't you come up sometime 'n see me ? I'm home every evening ... come on up, I'll tell your fortune.
    (Harvey Thew, screenwriter, John Bright, screenwriter, and Lowell Sherman. Lady Lou (Mae West), in She Done Him Wrong (film) (1933).)
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  • 75.
    Success four flights Thursday morning all against twenty one mile wind started from Level with engine power alone speed through air thirty one miles longest 57 second inform Press home Christmas.
    (Orville Wright (1871-1948), U.S. pioneer aviator. Telegram, December 17, 1903, vol. 1, The Papers of Wilbur and Orville Wright (1953). The telegram was written to Milton Wright—Orville and Wilbur's father—announcing the first successful powered flight, made at Kitty Hawk Sands the same day. The flight time was in fact 59 seconds, not 57.)
  • 76.
    ... here I am on board the Pacific, bound for America, having left home and all the world behind.
    (Fanny Kemble (1809-1893), British actress. Journal of a Residence in America, entry for August 1, 1832 (1835).)
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  • 77.
    His Majesty's Government views with favour the establishment in Palestine of a national home for the Jewish people.
    (A.J. (Arthur James) Balfour (1848-1930), British statesman. Letter, November 2, 1917. This document, which became known as the "Balfour Declaration," committed British support for a Jewish national home in Palestine.)
  • 78.
    Home is a name, a word, it is a strong one; stronger than magician ever spoke, or spirit ever answered to, in the strongest conjuration.
    (Charles Dickens (1812-1870), British novelist. Martin Chuzzlewit, ch. 35 (1844).)
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  • 79.
    Women's eyes are wanderers, and too often bring home guests that are very troublesome to them, and whom, once introduced, they cannot get out of the house.
    (Samuel Richardson (1689-1761), British novelist. First edition, London (1753-1754). Sir Charles Grandison, in Sir Charles Grandison, vol. 3, letter 2, Oxford University Press (1972, repr. 1986).)
  • 80.
    Justice shines in very smoky homes, and honors the righteous; but the gold-spangled mansions where the hands are unclean she leaves with eyes averted.
    (Aeschylus (525-456 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Agamemnon, l. 773.)
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