Home Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old home quotes, home sayings, and home proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

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

George Moore

The most important work you and I will ever do will be within the walls of our own homes.     

Harold B. Lee

A good home must be made, not bought.     

Joyce Maynard

My home is not a place, it is people.     

Lois McMaster Bujold

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

Mother Teresa

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


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

Christian Morgenstern

There is nothing like staying at home for real comfort.     

Jane Austen

Peace - that was the other name for home.     

Kathleen Norris

Home is any four walls that enclose the right person.     

Helen Rowland

Home is where there's one to love us     

Charles Swain

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

Benjamin Franklin

A comfortable house is a great source of happiness. It ranks immediately after health and a good conscience.     

Sydney Smith

A hundred men may make an encampment, but it takes a woman to make a home.     

Chinese Proverb

Charity begins at home, and justice begins next door.     

Charles Dickens

The home is the center and circumference, the start and the finish, of most of our lives.     

Charlotte Perkins Gilman

The most important things in your home are people.     

Barbara Johnson

Home is a place you grow up wanting to leave, and grow old wanting to get back to.     

John Ed Pearce

Home is a shelter from storms - all sorts of storms.     

William J. Bennett

He is the happiest, be he king or peasant, who finds peace in his home.     

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

Robert Frost

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

Joe Moore

Home interprets heaven. Home is heaven for beginners.     

Charles Henry Parkhurst

Home is one's birthplace, ratified by memory.     

Henry Anatole Grunwald

The home is the chief school of human virtues.     

William Ellery Channing

Run a home like you would a small business and treat it with the same seriousness.     

Anthea Turner

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

A home without books is a body without soul.     

Marcus Tullius Cicero

A house is made with walls and beams. A home is made with love and dreams.     


Home - a place where the small are great, and the great are small.     

Charles M. Crowe