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We shape our dwellings, and afterwards our dwellings shape us.

Winston Churchill (1874-1965) British politician.

My home...It is my retreat and resting place from wars, I try to keep this corner as a haven against the tempest outside, as I do another corner in my soul.

Montaigne (1533-1592) French philosopher and essayist.

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

Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832) German poet, novelist and dramatist.

One never reaches home, but wherever friendly paths intersect the whole world looks like home for a time.

Hermann Hesse (1877-1962) German-born Swiss novelist, and poet.

Be he a king or a peasant, he is happiest who finds peace at home.

Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832) German poet, novelist and dramatist.


Home is a place not only of strong affections, but of entire unreserved; it is life's undress rehearsal, its backroom, its dressing room, from which we go forth to more careful and guarded intercourse, leaving behind us much debris of cast-off and everyday clothing.

Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896) American writer and philanthropist.

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

Chinese proverb

No money is better spent than what is laid out for domestic satisfaction.

Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) British author.

It is, indeed, at home that every man must be known by those who would make a just estimate either of his virtue or felicity; for smiles and embroidery are alike occasional, and the mind is often dressed for show in painted honor, and fictitious benevolence.

Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) British author.

One returns to the place one came from.

Jean de La Fontaine (1621-1695) French poet.