House Quotations

Adorn Your Home with These Quotations of Comfort and Welcome

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Buying a house? You must be plagued by a thousand questions and doubts. This could be one of the biggest decisions you have ever made in your life. So it's no wonder that you want to get it right. But how do you trust your judgment? Read these house quotations. Some of the wisdom in these house quotations will teach you to trust your heart.

Mother Teresa
Love begins at home, and it is not how much we do but how much love we put in that action.

Maya Angelou
The ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned.

Henry Ward Beecher
Home should be an oratorio of the memory, singing to all our after life melodies and harmonies of old-remembered joy.

Ashleigh Brilliant
Unless you move, the place where you are is the place where you will always be.

Madison Julius Cawein, Old Homes
Old homes! old hearts! Upon my soul forever
Their peace and gladness lie like tears and laughter.

Sir William
My house is to me as my castle, since the law has not the art to destroy it.

Lord Edward Coke
The home to everyone is to him his castle and fortress, as well for his defense against injury and violence, as for his repose.

Edward Young
The first sure symptom of a mind in health is rest of heart, and pleasure felt at home.

John Clarke, Paroemiologia
Home is home, though it be never so homely.

Jerome K. Jerome
I want a house that has got over all its troubles; I don't want to spend the rest of my life bringing up a young and inexperienced house.

Le Corbusier
A house is a machine for living in.

Sarah Ban Breathnach
Be grateful for the home you have, knowing that at this moment, all you have is all you need.

Herman Melville
Life's a voyage that's homeward bound.

Edwin Hubbell Chapin
There is no happiness in life, there is no misery, like that growing out of the dispositions which consecrate or desecrate a home.

Lois McMaster Bujold
My home is not a place, it is people.

No outward doors of a man's house can, in general, be broken open to execute any civil process; though in criminal cases the public safety supersedes the private.

Thomas Carlyle
My whinstone house my castle is, I have my own four walls.

Helen Rowland
Home is any four walls that enclose the right person.

Channing Pollock
Home is the most popular and will be the most enduring of all earthly establishments.

George Moore
A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it.

A man's homeland is wherever he prospers.

There is no place more delightful than one's own fireside.