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  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
  

  I long, as does every human being, to be at home wherever I find myself.  
 -  Maya Angelou
  

  Home is a place you grow up wanting to leave, and grow old wanting to get back to  
 -  John Ed Pearce
  

  Basically my wife was immature. I'd be at home in the bath and she'd come in and sink my boats.  
 -  Woody Allen
  

  There is nothing like staying at home for real comfort.  
 -  Jane Austen
  

  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.  
 -  Thornton Wilder
  

  I often feel very guilty because of the time that I spend outside of my home and the little time that sometimes I have for my kids.  
 -  Antonio Banderas
  

  I have a fantastic studio in my home, and it's my biggest toy. I have about a half a million dollars worth of musical equipment in my house.  
 -  Antonio Banderas
  

  America's future will be determined by the home and the school. The child becomes largely what he is taught; hence we must watch what we teach, and how we live.  
 -  Jane Addams
  

  When I go home, the last thing I want to do is read about the popular lore of vampires.  
 -  Alan Ball
  

  When I go on the plane to fly home, I'm literally capable of forgetting what I do for a job. That also comes about because I choose to take massive breaks between projects, and because I choose to do this ridiculous thing of keeping home, home.  
 -  Eric Bana
  

  Once you get a spice in your home, you have it forever. Women never throw out spices. The Egyptians were buried with their spices. I know which one I'm taking with me when I go.  
 -  Erma Bombeck
  

  Being a child at home alone in the summer is a high-risk occupation. If you call your mother at work thirteen times an hour, she can hurt you.  
 -  Erma Bombeck
  

  I much prefer working with kids whose life could be completely upended by a reading of a book over a weekend. You give them a book to read - they go home and come back a changed person. And that is so much more interesting and exciting.  
 -  Russell Banks
  

  For years my wedding ring has done its job. It has led me not into temptation. It has reminded my husband numerous times at parties that it's time to go home. It has been a source of relief to a dinner companion. It has been a status symbol in the maternity ward.  
 -  Erma Bombeck
  

  The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.  
 -  Paulo Coelho
  

  Home is a place not only of strong affections, but of entire unreserved; it is life's undress rehearsal, its backroom, its dressing room, from which we go forth to more careful and guarded intercourse, leaving behind...cast-off and everyday clothing.  
 -  Harriet Beecher Stowe
  

  Imagine if you had baseball cards that showed all the performance stats for your people: batting averages, home runs, errors, ERAs, win/loss records. You could see what they did well and poorly and call on the right people to play the right positions in a very transparent way.  
 -  Salvador Dali
  

  Unless you have been to boarding-school when you are very young, it is absolutely impossible to appreciate the delights of living at home.  
 -  Roald Dahl
  

  Before deciding to retire, stay home for a week and watch the daytime TV shows.  
 -  Bill Copeland
  

  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
  

  But, you know, you can't be a star at home.  
 -  Jim Carrey
  

  If you want to conquer fear, don't sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.  
 -  Dale Carnegie
  

  Human beings are the only creatures on earth that allow their children to come back home.  
 -  Bill Cosby
  

  A home without books is a body without soul.  
 -  Winston Churchill
  

  All journeys eventually end in the same place, home.  
 -  Chris Geiger
  

  My idea of a vacation is staying home and doing short day hikes, floating the river and things like that.  
 -  James Cagney
  

  I bought a Yamaha-1 and I was doing 180 miles per hour home on the 405 and that's really, really crazy but I did it.  
 -  John Cage
  

  I hit the ground running, without a lot of training, so I had to do whatever I could do to survive as a professional, and if that meant being that character 24/7 and acting out, I was going to do that. I lived those characters, I brought them home with me.  
 -  John Cage
  

  In all honesty, at that time, I never saw myself as an author... I was just a Mom in a state of panic, trying to enter a short story contest to win the prize money in order to keep the lights on in my home.  
 -  Leslie Banks
  

  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
  

  A home is crucial, the foundation of a stable family.  
 -  Eric Cantona
  

  I am not suggesting that all those missionary organizations working in Haiti should pack up and go home, but I am urging them to understand that Haiti does not need clever Americans with newly contrived schemes for saving their country.  
 -  Thomas Campion
  

  When it was suggested that I write a memoir I said, 'I'm not old enough. I'm not distinguished enough.' But I went home and sat down to write, and the material for the book just came flooding into my hands.  
 -  Julia Cameron
  

  I like to stay at home and make cinema in my head.  
 -  Eric Cantona
  

  All philosophies, if you ride them home, are nonsense, but some are greater nonsense than others.  
 -  Samuel Butler
  

  Cheney is a terrorist. He terrorizes our enemies abroad and innocent citizens here at home indiscriminately.  
 -  Alec Baldwin
  

  I have been very happy with my homes, but homes really are no more than the people who live in them.  
 -  Nancy Reagan
  

  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 any more.  
 -  Robin Hobb
  

  When I shoot I'll take my family with me - one movie a year and then the rest of the time at home.  
 -  Eric Bana
  

  You see much more of your children once they leave home.  
 -  Lucille Ball
  

  I don't display my plaques and honors. They are hidden behind a black curtain in my work room at home.  
 -  James Cameron
  

  Home is the girl's prison and the woman's workhouse.  
 -  George Bernard Shaw
  

  Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in.  
 -  Robert Frost
  

  At home I am a nice guy: but I don't want the world to know. Humble people, I've found, don't get very far.  
 -  Muhammad Ali
  

  What the New Yorker calls home would seem like a couple of closets to most Americans, yet he manages not only to live there but also to grow trees and cockroaches right on the premises.  
 -  Russell Baker
  

  We're a long, long way from home. Home's a long, long way from us.  
 -  Bruce Springsteen
  

  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
  

  I was brought up in a household of chaos and I never felt stable at home.  
 -  Christina Aguilera
  

  I will not have my son grow up in a tension-filled home.  
 -  Christina Aguilera
  

  I think what is British about me is my feelings and awareness of others and their situations. English people are always known to be well mannered and cold but we are not cold - we don't interfere in your situation. If we are heartbroken, we don't scream in your face with tears - we go home and cry on our own.  
 -  Michael Caine
  

  The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.  
 -  Ralph Waldo Emerson
  

  If you go away on location for three months and your wife stays at home, you've made a whole new load of friends and she's made a whole new load of friends and you get home and you're kind of strangers.  
 -  Michael Caine
  

  The best way to keep children at home is to make the home atmosphere pleasant, and let the air out of the tires.  
 -  Dorothy Parker
  

  We're a long, long way from home. Home's a long, long way from us.  
 -  Bruce Springsteen
  

  There is just no comparison between having a dinner date with a man and staying home playing canasta with the girls.  
 -  Marilyn Monroe
  

  Every day is a journey, and the journey itself is home.  
 -  Matsuo Basho
  

  Home is where you hang your head.  
 -  Groucho Marx
  

  We should declare war on North Vietnam. We could pave the whole country and put parking strips on it, and still be home by Christmas.  
 -  Ronald Reagan
  

  Israel was not created in order to disappear - Israel will endure and flourish. It is the child of hope and the home of the brave. It can neither be broken by adversity nor demoralized by success. It carries the shield of democracy and it honors the sword of freedom.  
 -  John F. Kennedy
  

  Love begins by taking care of the closest ones - the ones at home.  
 -  Mother Teresa
  

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

  To feel at home, stay at home.  
 -  Clifton Fadiman
  

  Home is where you feel at home and are treated well.  
 -  Dalai Lama
  

  Home is where you can say anything you please, because nobody pays any attention to you anyway.  
 -  Joe Moore
  

  You leave home to seek your fortune and, when you get it, you go home and share it with your family.  
 -  Anita Baker
  

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

  Home is an invention on which no one has yet improved.  
 -  Ann Douglas
  

  When I stop working, I go out and start working again. Most people paint a picture, or whatever they do, and go home. For me, it has to be continuous.  
 -  David Bailey
  

  The simplest questions are the most profound. Where were you born? Where is your home? Where are you going? What are you doing? Think about these once in a while and watch your answers change.  
 -  Richard Bach
  

  I'm Jamaican, man. I'm Jamaican first. You gotta understand that's where I'm from. That's home. That you can never take away from me. I'm a Jamaican-born Canadian sprinter.  
 -  Donovan Bailey
  

  I was not born in a home where there were stereotypes. So that was very useful because it gave me the sense of possibilities, of flying, if I may say, of making my hopes and dreams a reality.  
 -  Michelle Bachelet
  

  When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.  
 -  Winston Churchill
  

  Home is home, be it ever so humble.  
 -  Proverb
  

  Home is home, though it be homely.  
 -  English proverb