Home Sayings

Sayings About the Importance of Home

To you, the home may be a place that gives you unconditional love, happiness, and comfort. It may be a place where you can bury your sorrows, store your belongings or welcome your friends. A happy home doesn't require the trappings of opulence. Any place can be home as long as you are comfortable and secure there. If you are homesick or looking for a home of your own, then read on. These home sayings can do wonders to lift up your spirits.

Christian Morgenstern

"Home is not where you live but where they understand you. "

Charles Dickens

"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."

Jane Austen

"There is nothing like staying at home for real comfort."

George Washington

"I had rather be on my farm than be emperor of the world."

Kathleen Norris

"Peace—that was the other name for home."

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."

Joyce Maynard

"A good home must be made, not bought."

Emily Dickinson

"Where thou art, that is home."

Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The house is a castle which the King cannot enter."

Helen Rowland

"Home is any four walls that enclose the right person."

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."

Charles Swain

"Home is where there's one to love us."

Mother Teresa

"Love begins by taking care of the closest ones—the ones at home."

Bill Cosby

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

Benjamin Franklin

"A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body."

Billy Graham

"My home is in Heaven. I'm just traveling through this world."


"The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home."

G.K. Chesterton

"...the truth is that the home is the only place of liberty, the only spot on earth where a man can alter arrangements suddenly, make an experiment on indulging in a whim. The home is not the one tame place in a world of adventure; it is the one wild place in a world of rules and set tasks."

Pliny the Elder

"Home is where the heart is."

William J. Bennett

"Home is a shelter from storms—all sorts of storms."

Vernon Baker

"Home is where the heart can laugh without shyness. Home is where the heart's tears can dry at their own pace."

Catherine Pulsifer

"Home is where we should feel secure and comfortable."

Angela Wood

"If you know you're going home, the journey is never too hard."

William Shakespeare

"People usually are the happiest at home."