130+ Famous Home Quotes

Home Quotes

Home means different things to different people, but in general, “home” refers to a place where one lives, feels comfortable, and has a sense of belonging. It is not just a physical location, but also an emotional and psychological space. Here are some common aspects of what home means:

Shelter and Residence: Home is a place where people live and have a sense of safety and security. It provides protection from the elements and serves as a place to rest and recuperate.

Family and Relationships: Home often symbolizes the presence of family members and loved ones. It is where people build and nurture relationships, create memories, and share experiences.

Comfort and Relaxation: Home is a space where people can unwind, be themselves, and find comfort. It’s a place where individuals can feel at ease and escape the stresses of the outside world.

Belonging and Identity: Home represents a sense of belonging to a specific place or community. It is where people may feel rooted and connected to their cultural, social, and personal identity.

Personalization and Ownership: Home allows individuals to personalize their surroundings and make it uniquely theirs. This might include decorating, organizing, and arranging the space to reflect their personality and preferences.

Stability and Routine: Home often offers a stable environment, where routines can be established, and a sense of predictability can be maintained.

Emotional Well-being: Home is a place where people can experience a range of emotions, including joy, love, and comfort. It provides a space to express oneself freely and cope with challenging emotions.

Sanctuary and Solitude: Home can be a sanctuary where people can retreat and find solitude when needed. It offers a space for introspection and self-reflection.

Overall, the concept of home goes beyond the physical structure; it is intertwined with emotional, social, and psychological aspects, making it a vital and meaningful part of people’s lives.

Home Quotes

1. “Home, the spot of earth supremely blest, A dearer, sweeter spot than all the rest.”
— Robert Montgomery

2. “Home is a shelter from storms – all sorts of storms.”
— William J. Bennett

3. “The light is what guides you home, the warmth is what keeps you there.”
— Ellie Rodriguez

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

5. “The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.”
— Confucius

6. “Home sweet home. This is the place to find happiness. If one doesn’t find it here, one doesn’t find it anywhere.”
— M. K. Soni

7. “Mid pleasures and palaces though we may roam, Be it ever so humble, there’s no place like home.”
— John Howard Payne

8. “Let your home be your mast and not your anchor.”
— Kahlil Gibran

9. “A comfortable house is a great source of happiness. It ranks immediately after health and a good conscience.”
— Sydney Smith

10. “Home is where the heart can laugh without shyness. Home is where the heart’s tears can dry at their own pace.”
— Vernon Baker

11. “I think that when you invite people to your home, you invite them to yourself.”
— Oprah Winfrey

12. “There is a magic in that little world, home; it is a mystic circle that surrounds comforts and virtues never known beyond its hallowed limits.”
— Robert Southey

13. “Where we love is home, home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts.”
— Oliver Wendell Holmes

14. “Home is where one starts from.”
— T. S. Eliot

15. “If you know you’re going home, the journey is never too hard.”
— Angela Wood

16. “Charity begins at home, and justice begins next door.”
— Charles Dickens

17. “No matter under what circumstances you leave it, home does not cease to be home. No matter how you lived there-well or poorly.”
— Joseph Brodsky

18. “Home interprets heaven. Home is heaven for beginners.”
— Charles Henry Parkhurst

19. “My home… It is my retreat and resting place from wars, I try to keep this corner as a haven against the tempest outside, as I do another corner in my soul.”
— Michel de Montaigne

20. “Home is where you can say anything you please, because nobody pays any attention to you anyway.”
— Joe Moore

21. “There is nothing like staying at home for real comfort.”
— Jane Austen

22. “When I go home, its an easy way to be grounded. You learn to realize what truly matters.”
— Tony Stewart

23. “A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.”
— Benjamin Franklin

24. “There’s no place like home.”
— L. Frank Baum

25. “You can never go home again, but the truth is you can never leave home, so it’s all right.”
— Maya Angelou

26. “Peace like charity begins at home.”
— Franklin D. Roosevelt

27. “Home is the most popular, and will be the most enduring of all earthly establishments.”
— Channing Pollock

28. “No matter who you are or where you are, instinct tells you to go home.”
— Laura Marney

29. “Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in.”
— Robert Frost

30. “As corny as it sounds, to me, home is where the heart is…. So moving houses is just another way in which I get to experience life.”
— Ellen DeGeneres

31. “People usually are the happiest at home.”
— William Shakespeare

32. “I believe that all of our lives we’re looking for home and if we’re really lucky, we find it in someone’s loving arms. I think that’ what life is-coming home.”
— Anita Krizzan

33. “If you go anywhere, even paradise, you will miss your home.”
— Malala Yousafzai

34. “Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home.”
— Edith Sitwell

35. “Peace that was the other name for home.”
— Kathleen Norris

36. “Coming home to my family afterward makes the work richer, easier and more fun.”
— Edie Falco

37. “The sun at home warms better than the sun elsewhere.”
— Albania Proverb

38. “Home isn’t where you’re from, it’s where you find light when all grows dark.”
— Pierce Brown

39. “Nothing is better than going home to family and eating good food and relaxing.”
— Irina Shayk

40. “The magic thing about home is that it feels good to leave, and it feels even better to come back.”
— Wendy Wunder

41. “If you want to declutter your home, this simply means that you’re making an effort to have a simpler house.”
— Beth Jones

42. “People who have good relationships at home are more effective in the marketplace.”
— Zig Ziglar

43. “There is no place more delightful than one’s own fireside.”
— Cicero

44. “Home the blessed word, which opens to the human heart the most perfect glimpse of Heaven, and helps to carry it thither, as on an angel’s wings.”
— Lyda M. Child

45. “Good food and a warm kitchen are what make a house a home.”
— Racheal Ray

46. “A home should be a stockade, a refuge from the flaming arrows of anxiety, tension and worry.”
— Wilfred Peterson

47. “There’s nothing half so pleasant as coming home again.”
— Margaret Elizabeth Sangster

48. “They created a home where I felt safe. I could make mistakes. Failure wasn’t punished.”
— Sarah Williams

49. “One may make their house a palace of sham, or they can make it a home, a refuge.”
— Mark Twain

50. “Home is wherever you leave everything you love and never question that it will be there when you return.”
— Leo Christopher

51. “Home is where you feel at home and are treated well.”
— Dalai Lama

52. “The prospect of going home is very appealing.”
— David Ginola

53. “No matter how big you are, when you go back home, your family treats you like a normal person.”
— Ajith Kumar

54. “I want my home to be that kind of place—a place of sustenance, a place of invitation, a place of welcome.”
— Mary DeMuth

55. “You can have more than one home. You can carry your roots with you and decide where they grow.”
— Henning Mankell

56. “The power of finding beauty in the humblest things makes home happy and life lovely.”
— Louisa May Alcott

57. “The home should be the treasure chest of living.”
— Le Corbusier

58. “Every traveler has a home of his own, and he learns to appreciate it the more from his wandering.”
— Charles Dickens

59. “Going home and spending time with your family and your real friends keeps you grounded.”
— Jennifer Ellison

60. “For our home to be a refuge, it needs to be a place where love, compassion, and patience prevail.”
— Allan Lokos

61. “Our homes should inspire us to go out into the world to do great things & then welcome us back for refreshment.”
— Melissa Michaels

62. “Maybe that’s the best part of going away for a vacation – coming home again.”
— Madeleine L’Engle

63. “Nothing can bring a real sense of security into the home except true love.”
— Billy Graham

64. “You will fall in love with train rides, and sooner or later you will realize that nowhere seems like home anymore.”
— Shinji Moon

65. “Home is anywhere that you know all your friends and all your enemies.”
— Orson Scott Card

66. “Nature is not a place to visit. It is home.”
— Gary Snyder

67. “Home is an invention on which no one has yet improved.”
— Ann Douglas

68. “People would rather live in homes regardless of their grayness. There is no place like home.”
— Lyman Frank Baum

69. “I don’t care if we have our house, or a cliff ledge, or a cardboard box. Home is wherever we all are, together.”
— James Patterson

70. “Home is everything you can walk to.”
— Rebecca Solnit

71. “Home’s where you go when you run out of homes.”
— John le Carré

72. “Home is people. Not a place. If you go back there after the people are gone, then all you can see is what is not there anymore.”
— Robin Hobb

73. “Home is the nicest word there is.”
— Laura Ingalls Wilder

74. “A home filled with nothing but yourself. It’s heavy, that lightness. It’s crushing, that emptiness.”
— Margaret Atwood

75. “Home is what you take with you, not what you leave behind.”
— N.K. Jemisin

76. “Home is where my habits have a habitat.”
— Fiona Apple

77. “Home was not a perfect place. But it was the only home they had, and they could hope to make it better.”
— Dean Koontz

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

79. “The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.”
— Ralph Waldo Emerson

80. “Home isn’t a place, it’s a feeling.”
— Cecelia Ahern

81. “The ultimate luxury is being able to relax and enjoy your home.”
— Jeff Lincoln​

82. “There is no comfort anywhere for anyone who dreads to go home.”
— Laura Ingalls Wilder

83. “Home wasn’t a set house, or a single town on a map. It was wherever the people who loved you were whenever you were together.”
— Sarah Dessen

84. “Home is any four walls that enclose the right person.”
— Helen Rowland

85. “Home is where somebody notices when you are no longer there.”
— Aleksandar Hemon

86. “Home is not where you live but where they understand you.”
— Christian Morgenstern

87. “If I see it in nature, I know it will work in a home.”
— Miles Redd

88. “To be an ideal guest, stay at home.”
— E.W. Howe

89. “Perhaps home is not a place but simply an irrevocable condition.”
— James Baldwin

90. “Home is where we should feel secure and comfortable.”
— Catherine Pulsifer

91. “Home is where you feel loved, appreciated, and safe.”
— Tracey Taylor

92. “A house is made of brick and mortar, but home is made by the people who live there.”
— M.K. Soni

93. “Home is everything you can walk to.”
— Jerry Spinelli

94. “The home is the centre and circumference, the start and the finish, of most of our lives.”
— Charlotte Perkins Gilman

95. “A good home must be made, not bought.”
— Joyce Maynard

96. “What I love most about my home is who I share it with.”
— Tad Carpenter

97. “He is happiest, be he king or peasant, who finds peace in his home.”
— Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

98. “My house feels like home when you’re there.”
— Susan Richards Shreve

99. “Your home is living space, not storage space.”
— Francine Jay

100. “I hate leaving home. I love what I do, but I’d love to go home every night.”
— Charlie Watts

101. “You haven’t really been anywhere until you’ve got back home.”
— Terry Pratchett

102. “When you’re safe at home, you wish you were having an adventure; when you’re having an adventure, you wish you were safe at home.”
— Thorton Wilder

103. “Let the wife make the husband glad to come home, and let him make her sorry to see him leave.”
— Martin Luther

104. “I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again, gratitude is always possible, and feeling good starts at home.”
— Emma Wright

105. “Better to have a messy home and happy children than a perfect yard and unhappy children.”
— Catharina Ingelman-Sundberg

106. “I long, as does every human being, to be at home wherever I find myself.”
— Maya Angelou

107. “Home isn’t a place. Home is the people who love you most, the people who will always love you, forever and ever, no matter what.”
— Jennifer Lynn Barnes

108. “Your home is your refuge.”
— George Carlin

109. “Home is a place you grow up wanting to leave, and grow old wanting to get back to.”
— John Ed Pearce

110. “Home should be an anchor, a port in a storm, a refuge, a happy place in which to dwell, a place where we are loved and where we can love.”
— Elder Marvin J. Ashton

111. “Your home should be a place in which not only do your own dreams dwell but also those of others.”
— Don Herold

112. “A home is something we carry inside us. Those who do not have a home inside them cannot build one, either from defiance or from stone.”
— Ivan Klima

113.“Home is where there’s one to love us.”
— Charles Swain

114. “Home pulls. It draws you back to tell you you don’t belong.”
— Glen Duncan

115. “Home is where your family is. Wherever you are, it’s about the people you’re surrounded by, not necessarily where you lay your head.”
— Jenji Kohan

116. “Home is like a bee-hive; there may be much toil, there must be much order, but there will always be a honeyed sweetness.”
— Ebenezer Coloham Brewer

117. “Home along, home along, to the place where I would be!”
— Cicely Fox Smith

118. “Home was a refuge for me, a place I could truly relax.”
— Billy Graham

119. “Home, home, sweet, sweet home! There’s no place like home, oh, there’s no place like home!”
— John Howard Payne

120. “My home is in heaven. I’m just passing through this world.”
— Billy Graham

121. “Nobody’s home to offer a cup of coffee, nobody’s home to say goodbye.”
— Sonia Walker

122. “To light the poorest home; hearts warmer grow.”
— Louisa May Alcott

123. “There’s no place like home – after the other places close.”
— Joe Laurie Jr.

124. “There was nothing as pricelessly humanitarian; as home; sweet home.”
— Nikhil Parekh

125. “Thoughts of home and all its loved ones to the soldier’s heart would come.”
— Frances Ellen Watkins Harper

126. “Now, returned home after so many thousands of miles of road and ocean, all the hulls sailed in.”
— Robinson Jeffers

127. “I say that home is where there is a chair and a glass.”
— Graham Greene

128. “Besides, you think I’m not used to hurting? For me, it’s home sweet home, my brother.”
— J.R. Ward

129. “There are two ways of getting home; and one of them is to stay there.”
— Gilbert K. Chesterton

130. “I’m lucky I’m in love with my best friend Lucky to have been where I have been Lucky to be coming home again.”
— Jason Mraz

131. “Traveling is all very well and good as long as you knew there is a place or person you can call home.”
— Jodi Picoult

132. “Home is a child’s first and most important classroom.”
— Hillary Clinton

133. “If I know the way home and am walking along it drunkenly, is it any less the right way because I am staggering from side to side!”
— Leo Tolstoy

134. “God’s extraordinary work is most often done by ordinary people in the seeming obscurity of a home and family.”
— Neal A. Maxwell

135. “I know that life is a doorway to eternity, and yet my heart so often gets lost in petty anxieties. It forgets the great way home that lies before it.”
— Sophie Scholl

136. “Cherish the people who make up your home, and you’ll notice the hearth fires burn brighter than ever before.”
— Thomas Kinkade