The most enduring of all earthly establishments…

The home is the chief school of human virtues.

William Ellery Channing (1780 โ€“ 1842)

There is something permanent, and something extremely profound, in owning a home.

Kenny Guinn (1936 โ€“ 2010)

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

George A. Moore (1852 โ€“ 1933)

A heart makes a good home for the friend.

Yunus Emre (1238โ€“1328)

I would not change my blest estate for all the world calls good or great.

Isaac Watts (1674 โ€“ 1748)

The worst feeling in the world is the homesickness that comes over a man occasionally when he is at home.

E. W. Howe (1853 โ€“ 1937)

Home is the most popular, and will be the most enduring of all earthly establishments.

Channing Pollock (1880 โ€“ 1946)

Art is the only way to run away without leaving home.

Twyla Tharp (b. 1941)

No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, familiar pillow.

Lin Yutang (1895 โ€“ 1976)

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 (1812 โ€“ 1870)

21 thoughts on “The most enduring of all earthly establishments…”

  1. The longing for home is to be human.
    Home is sweet, displacements, being uprooted and exiled is horrible. Life without a place called home is simply unbearable.
    Great thoughts on home sweet home.

  2. Fantastic quotes, dear David. It’s absolutely wonderful to read great quotes from all over the world by great personalities.

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