Welcome Sayings and Quotes

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

Like a welcome summer rain, humor may suddenly cleanse and cool the earth, the air and you.     

Langston Hughes

Advice is like a stranger--if welcome, he stays the night; if not welcome, he returns home that day.     

African Proverb

Sometimes the hurdles aren't really hurdles at all. They're welcome challenges, tests.     

Paul Walker

All living souls welcome whatever they are ready to cope with; all else they ignore, or pronounce to be monstrous and wrong, or deny to be possible.     

George Santayana

The soul should always stand ajar, ready to welcome the ecstatic experience.     

Emily Dickinson

A smile is the universal welcome.     

Max Eastman

Beauty is everywhere a welcome guest.     

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant: if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome.     

Anne Bradstreet

Large corporations welcome innovation and individualism in the same way the dinosaurs welcomed large meteors.     

Scott Adams

Clouds can never hide the sun forever; so don't complain about clouds but never forget to welcome the sun.     

Debasish Mridha

Welcome those big, sticky, complicated problems. In them are your most powerful opportunities.     

Ralph Marston

We must welcome the future, remembering that soon it will be the past; and we must respect the past, remembering that it was once all that was humanly possible.     

George Santayana

Welcome anything that comes to you, but do not long for anything else.     

Andre Gide

You must welcome change as the rule but not as your ruler.     

Denis Waitley

A table full of welcome makes scarce one dainty dish.     

William Shakespeare

The advice that is wanted is commonly not welcome and that which is not wanted, evidently an effrontery.      

Samuel Johnson

Despise not death, but welcome it, for nature wills it like all else.      

Marcus Aurelius

No one can be so welcome a guest that he will not annoy his host after three days.      


There are people who come into our lives as welcome as a cool breeze in summer- and last about as long.     

Richard Paul Evans

Small cheer and great welcome makes a merry feast.      

William Shakespeare

This being human is a guest house. Every morning a new arrival. Welcome and entertain them all! -     


Compromise is the welcome mat to deception.      

Bill Johnson

Think to yourself that every day is your last; the hour to which you do not look forward will come as a welcome surprise.     


Welcome the challenges. Look for the opportunities in every situation to learn and grow in wisdom.     

Brian Tracy

The truth is seldom welcome, especially at dinner.     

Margaret Atwood

We welcome passion, for the mind is briefly let off duty     

Mignon McLaughlin

Because no one needs to live for ever. I think that sometimes you can outstay your welcome.     

Gemma Malley

There is no friend like an old friend who has shared our morning days, no greeting like his welcome, no homage like his praise.     

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Welcome to the free world. We give people the power to choose. They can even choose the wrong thing. Beautiful, isn't it?     

Lauren Oliver

When you're locked up in here for life, you learn to welcome the little freedoms.     

Alexander Gordon Smith