Quotation Explorer - 'Homes'

In fiction's grip, we may mortage our homes, sell our children, to have whatever it is we crave.
Boys Shack, MEN build homes - Steve Harvey
In past wars only homes burnt, but this timeDon't be surprised if even loneliness ignites.In past wars only bodys burnt, but this timeDon't be surprised if even shadows ignite. - Sahir Ludhianvi
Ours was not one of those nice, quaintly old-fashioned mobile homes that senior citizens putter around in. We lived in the beat-up tin can of clichéd poverty. - Kathy Bryson, Fighting Mad
Gardens and flowers have a way of bringing people together, drawing them from their homes. - Clare Ansberry
Some may decide to build homes somewhere new, and others have homes that await them. Like a break in a relationship, we simply needed some time apart to be better for the future. - klarfeld
The streets are silent / The playgrounds are still /The noise has moved elsewhere / Into our homes / Into our hearts / It’s been too long /Children are not where they belong /The streets, the playgrounds and the song /Have been waiting for too long… - Daya Kudari
I merged those two words, black and feminist, because I was surrounded by black women who were very tough and and who always assumed they had to work and rear children and manage homes. - Toni Morrison
Once or twice I saw evidence that rats had been nesting among the books, rearranging them to make snug two and three-level homes for themselves and smearing dung on the covers to form the rude characters of their speech. - Gene Wolfe
I've seen enough family photos in enough homes to know that the term 'suitable for framing' should have a stricter definition. - Alex Bosworth
The most important work you and I will ever do will be within the walls of our own homes. - Harold B. Lee
We are all same, inside our homes! - Jasleen Kaur Gumber
Clever wives are mostly silent ,alert and pay equal attention to limiting the kind and degree of emotions of family which creates and destroy HOMES. - Kishore Bansal
Avoid living in new homes and working in new offices due to the high levels of chemical out-gassing that they exhibit during their first year. - Steven Magee
The place to cure most of the ills of society is in the homes of the people. - Joseph B. Wirthlin
Dead parents are gruesome, yes, but anyone who’s anyone in children’s literature has either been orphaned or abandoned; well-adjusted kids from stable two-parent homes don’t go on hero quests. - Lynn Messina
It's in the homes of spiteful old widows that one finds such cleanliness. - Fyodor Dostoevsky
Sometimes our whole life is all about, not letting the fire that burns our homes down become the light that guides us home. - Akshay Vasu
...if only the comfortable prosperity of the Victorian age hadn't lulled us into a false conviction of individual security and made us believe that what was going on outside our homes didn't matter to us, the Great War might never have happened. - Vera Brittain
The day you start falling in love, with the wrecked homes and broken windows instead of running away from them. You will find a story that fills your soul, behind every burnt door. - Akshay Vasu
You know, that was what we missed most. Not our beds, not our homes, not even our mothers. We would talk about food. - Jodi Picoult
As more women lean in to their careers, more men need to lean in to their families. We need to encourage men to be more ambitious in their homes. - Sheryl Sandberg
And Lot's wife, of course, was told not to look back where all those people and their homes had been. But she did look back, and I love her for that, because it was so human. So she was turned to a pillar of salt. So it goes. - Kurt Vonnegut
From quiet homes and first beginning,Out to the undiscovered ends,There's nothing worth the wear of winning,But laughter and the love of friends. - Hilaire Belloc
I am not a fan of sealed up sterile homes or Faraday cages and their use in human health, although I do understand that some people do feel relief in these environments. - Steven Magee
Don't make homes out of hollow hero's that don't know how to save themselves. - Nikki Rowe
The majority of the common people do not realize how corrupt the legal system has become until that blatant corruption shows up at their own homes. - Steven Magee
Having been ripped open and drained by the crowd When I enter my home, Many homes seem to be waiting for me to give a shape to this life which is about to perish. - Suman Pokhrel
Pets bring vital energy to our homes and lives. Pets communicate many messages about love and connection. Care tenderly for all pets throughout their precious lives. The interspecies dance of love softens and expands the heart. - Laura Staley
You tried to change didn’t you? Closed your mouth more, tried to be softer, prettier, less volatile, less awake... You can’t make homes out of human beings. Someone should have already told you that. - Warsan Shire
When I can no longer bear to think of the victims of broken homes, I begin to think of the victims of intact ones. - Peter De Vries
The modern human has mastered the art of building toxic homes and cities. - Steven Magee
Out in the fjord I dragged myself up at once, wet with fever and exhaustion, and gazed landwards, and bade farewell for the present to the town to Christiania, where the windows gleamed so brightly in all the homes. - Knut Hamsun
Home was never a dream for homeless people as they used to have their homes. Living in a home was their reality. Now we need to help them to find the lost-reality again. - Munia Khan
Our homes travel with us. They are wherever we feel loved and accepted. - Kamand Kojouri
Beautiful places are not just a joy for the moment, while you’re there. They will become homes for you, spaces of solace and comfort, where you can close your eyes and go to. Nothing you experience will ever go away. It belongs to you now. Just feel. Don’t be afraid to feel. - Charlotte Eriksson
Houses are built brick-by-brick. HOMEs are built word-by-word. Houses don't build themselves. So YOU must build your home - Fela Durotoye
We're supposed to love flowers, yet we rip them from their homes, and give them to people who don't love us."-Toril Withers (Dark Winter). - John Hennessy
Old Age homes are civilization's dumpsites for human beings who it cannot exploit further. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
People think that LGBTs adopting children will hurt them, but it's not being in loving homes that hurts children most. - DaShanne Stokes
I'd watched too many schoolmates graduate into mental institutions, into group homes and jails, and I knew that locking people up was paranormal - against normal, not beside it. Locks didn't cure; they strangled. - Scott Westerfeld
You can be a little bit darker and rougher on the stage, partly because when you're in the theater, people have come to see you, and so they kind of know what they're in for. In television, you are sort of sneaking into people's homes. So, I think you can be a little bit darker on stage. - Tina Fey
[W]hat I like best is staying home and reading. Being rich is not about how many homes you own. It’s the freedom to pick up any book you want without looking at the price and wondering whether you can afford it. - John Waters
Money - you demolish cities, root men from their homes, you train and twist good minds and set them on to the most atrocious schemes. No limit, you make them adept at every kind of outrage, every godless crime - money - Sophocles (trans. Robert Fagles)
Are these perilous times? They are. But we can have peace in our hearts and in our homes.
The more I know about business, the more I'm convinced that it is conducted in homes and churches far more than in office buildings. - Laura Moncur
Good dancers awaken the joy in our hearts, we have seen them ablaze on stage, videos, on our streets, in the theaters, in our homes, schools and they have successfully ignited the love of dancing in our soul. At least, this is the major reason why dancers are born and made. - Paul Bamikole
A truly equal world would be one where women ran half our countries and companies and men ran half our homes. I believe that this would be a better world. - Sheryl Sandberg
Eventually, there will not be enough prisons if there are not enough good homes.
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