Quotation Explorer - 'Guest'

It is equally offensive to speed a guest who would like to stay and to detain one who is anxious to leave. - Homer
Mostly you love them and you cherish their milestones but occasionally you do want to tape them to a chair. That would be child abuse, DO NOT TAPE YOUR CHILDREN TO CHAIRS. If you want to tape your baby dolls to chairs, be my guest. I am fairly certain that there isn't like a Cabbage Patch CPS. - E. A. Davis
...we could think or feel as we wished toward the characters, or as the poet, discounting history, invited us to; we were the poet's guest, his world was his own kingdom, reached, as one of the poems told us, through the 'Ring of Words'... - Janet Frame
The past wasn’t a guest you could ask to leave when you tired of its company. No, the past put up its feet and meant to stay. - Sonja Yoerg
You are a guest of nature - behave. - Friedensreich Hundertwasser
I want to build / and raise anew / Theseus' Temple and the Stadiums / and where Pericles livedBut there's no money, too much spent today / I had a guest over and we sat together. - Friedrich Hölderlin
I don’t always do what I say but if you want to follow my actions, be my guest. You can do what I do and fail, or you can do what I say and move on with your life. It’s your choice. - Nicketa Gomes
After three days men grow weary, of a wench, a guest, and weather rainy. - Benjamin Franklin
A guest is like rain: when he lingers on, he becomes a nuisance. - Yiddish Proverb
A guest sees more in an hour than the host in a year. - Polish Proverb
Fear is a state of mind. There is nothing real about it. Welcome it in, 60 seconds passes, and as your guest politely ask it to leave. It will leave every single time!! - Christopher Saleh
It is good to dress in fair clothes to dine with friends. It honors your host, if you are a guest; and your guest if you are a host. And both adorn the feast, and so celebrate the gifts of the world. - Alison Croggon
Come on, it is a guest bedroom! If you want your guests to feel at home, they should be allowed to do whatever they do at home! - Daniele Lanzarotta
Inspiration is a guest that does not willingly visit the lazy. - Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
No guest is so welcome in a friend's house that he will not become a nuisance after three days. - Titus Maccius Plautus
We rarely find anyone who can say he has lived a happy life, and who, content with his life, can retire from the world like a satisfied guest. - Horace
I have made You the companion of my heart.But my body is available to those who desire its company,And my body is friendly toward its guest,But the Beloved of my heart is the guest of my soul. - Rabia Al-Adawiyya
We entertain God's Truth not as a guest but as master of the house. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Many CastlesOn My Travels i have been A guest in Many castles Yet the Monument Which i Find Divine Is the oasis Where the heart And the silence Intertwine.~ - silent lotus
It is equally wrong to speed a guest who does not want to go, and to keep one back who is eager. You ought to make welcome the present guest, and send forth the one who wishes to go. - Homer
A hotel isn't like a home, but it's better than being a house guest. - William Feather
A pretty woman is a welcome guest. - Lord Byron
And did you think that such a guest Would in thy hall take up his rest? --High gifts ask diviner guess: Not to be conned to tediousness. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Time is like a fashionable host That slightly shakes his parting guest by the hand, And with his arm outstretch'd, as he would fly, Grasps in the comer. - William Shakespeare
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