Friday, 9 August 2013


Where we love is home - home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts.  ~Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

Home, the spot of earth supremely blest,
A dearer, sweeter spot than all the rest.
~Robert Montgomery

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

The ornaments of your house will be the guests who frequent it.  ~Author Unknown

He that has a house to put's head in has a good head-piece.  ~William Shakespeare, King Lear

May the roof above us never fall in
And may we good companions beneath it never fall out.
~Irish Blessing

I always thought a yard was three feet, then I started mowing the lawn.  ~C.E. Cowman

The universe is merely a fleeting idea in God's mind - a pretty uncomfortable thought, particularly if you've just made a down payment on a house.  ~Woody Allen

No man but feels more of a man in the world if he have but a bit of ground that he can call his own.  However small it is on the surface, it is four thousand miles deep; and that is a very handsome property.  ~Charles Dudley Warner

Where thou art - that - is Home.  ~Emily Dickinson

It takes hands to build a house, but only hearts can build a home.  ~Author Unknown

Every house where love abides
And friendship is a guest,
Is surely home, and home sweet home
For there the heart can rest.
~Henry Van Dyke

People are living longer than ever before, a phenomenon undoubtedly made necessary by the 30-year mortgage.  ~Doug Larson

There's nothing to match curling up with a good book when there's a repair job to be done around the house.  ~Joe Ryan

May your home always be too small to hold all of your friends.  ~Author Unknown

And of all man's felicities
The very subtlest one, say I,
Is when for the first time he sees
His hearthfire smoke against the sky.
~Christopher Morley, A Hallowe'en Memory

The fellow that owns his own home is always just coming out of a hardware store.  ~Frank McKinney Hubbard

One only needs two tools in life:  WD-40 to make things go, and duct tape to make them stop.  ~G.M. Weilacher

A perfect summer day is when the sun is shining, the breeze is blowing, the birds are singing, and the lawn mower is broken.  ~James Dent

A man builds a fine house; and now he has a master, and a task for life:  he is to furnish, watch, show it, and keep it in repair, the rest of his days.  ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

A house that does not have one worn, comfy chair in it is soulless.  ~May Sarton

Unless one decorates one's house for oneself alone, best leave it bare, for other people are walleyed.  ~D.H. Lawrence

Old houses mended,
Cost little less than new before they're ended.
~Colley Cibber

House, n.  A hollow edifice erected for the habitation of man, rat, mouse, beetle, cockroach, fly, mosquito, flea, bacillus, and microbe.  ~Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary

It's really the cat's house - we just pay the mortgage.  ~Author Unknown

Hospitality is making your guests feel at home, even if you wish they were.  ~Author Unknown

I am grateful for the lawn that needs mowing, windows that need cleaning, and floors that need waxing because it means I have a home.  ~Author Unknown

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