“Home is where our story begins…”

Iceland, Siglufjörður by Hansueli Krapf (1)

“Home is the starting place of love, hope and dreams.”

New Orleans: SHOTGUN STYLE HOUSE By Infrogmation

“The magic thing about home is that it feels good to leave, and it feels even better to come back.”

Cerro San Cristóbal de Lima

“Home is where love resides, memories are created, friends always belong, and laughter never ends.”

A church and his bell tower, colorful houses, near the centre of the town of Symi, Island of Symi, Greece.

“A house is made of bricks and beams. A home is made of hopes and dreams.”


House in Fairville Historic District in Southern Chester County. PA

“Home is not a place…it’s a feeling.”

“With you, I am home.”

“What I love most about my home is who I share it with.”

“There is nothing more important than a good, safe, secure home.”

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

“There’s no place like home.”

“Where we love is home- home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts.”

“In this home… We do second chances. We do real. We do mistakes. We do I’m sorrys. We do loud really well. We do hugs. We do together best of all.”

“May your home always be too small to hold all of your friends.”

“The ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned.”

“You will never be completely at home again, because part of your heart will always be elsewhere. That is the price you pay for the richness of loving and knowing people in more than one place.”

“Bless out house as we come and go. Bless our home as the children grow. Bless our families as they gather in. Bless our home with love and friends.”

“Home is a shelter from storms-all sorts of storms.”-William J. Bennett

“Home is where one starts from.” –T.S. Eliot

Quotes About Coming Home

There is something oh so special about coming home. Something so special that people even  write songs about it. It’s a hard thing to put into words what it feels like to come home after a long time away, but these touching sayings do just that.  You’ll be ready to plan your next trip home in no time.

quotes about coming home

“The best journey takes you home.”

Life takes you unexpected places, love brings you home.”

Chase your dreams but always know the road that will lead you home again.”

“Maybe the reason you can never go home again is that, once you’re back, you can never leave…”

“It’s a funny thing coming home. Nothing changes. Everything looks the same, feels the same, even smells the same. You realized what’s changed is you.”-F. Scott Fitzgerald

“I left the light in my heart on in case you ever wanted to come back home.”

“I believe wherever dreams dwell, the heart calls it home. So may you untangle yourself from the twist of melancholy and ley your thoughts carry you back to the birthplace of your truth.” –Dodinsky

“I believe that all of our lives we’re looking for home and if we’re really lucky, we find it in someone’s loving arms. I think that’ what life is-coming home.” –Anita Krizzan

“Coming home to my family afterward makes the work richer, easier and more fun.” –Edie Falco

“I will be seeing you soon and it will be better than anything else.”

“It’s like coming home after a long trip. That’s what love is like. It’s like coming home.”

“To know the road ahead, ask those coming back.”-Chinese Proverb

“Coming home to friends with wagging tails and loving hearts makes everyday a good day!”

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

“The thrill of coming home has never changed. “

“No matter who you are or where you are, instinct tells you to go home.”-Laura Marney

“There is nothing like staying at home for real comfort.”

Quotes About Leaving Home

Leaving home can be a hard or an exciting time for just about anyone. Heck, leaving home can be hard and exciting all at the same time. For whatever the reason, be it saying goodbye to the house you grew up in or moving across the country, leaving home is a big step in this journey we call life. Share one of these leaving quotes with those walking out the door and it will surely put a smile on their face in such a bittersweet moment.

“When it’s time for you to venture out, don’t let fear have you looking back at what you’re leaving behind.”

“Feeling sad to leave doesn’t mean you shouldn’t go.”

“Love is standing on wet cement. The longer you stay, the harder it is to leave and you can never let go without leaving your footprints.”

“Everyone will end up leaving you at one point or another, but it’s the ones who come back that are most important.”

“You leave home to seek your fortune and, when you get it, you go home and share it with your family.”-Anita Baker

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

“Family, like branches on a tree we all grow in different directions yet our roots remain as one.”

“We might be miles apart, but I’ll always carry you in my heart.”

“Leave home, leave the country, leave the familiar. Only then can routine experience- buying bread, eating vegetables, even saying hello-become new all over again.”-Anthony Doerr

“The first step to living the life that you want is leaving the life that you don’t want.”

“There are far better things ahead than any we leave behind.”

“Leave the past behind. You may not feel better about it, but it will be better for you.”

“Never leave home without a kiss, a hug and an I love you.”

“Don’t leave home without your sword- your intellect.”

“After you leave home, you may find yourself feeling homesick, even if you have a new home that has nicer wallpaper and a more efficient dishwasher than the home in which you grew up.”-Lemony Snicket




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