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300 Best Home Quotes: Beautiful Sayings About Home Sweet Home

“Home is not a place, it’s a feeling.”

A home plays a vital role in human life. Home is the place where we keep our families, where we feel safe, and where we enjoy complete freedom. For many people, the home is a loving, peaceful, and supportive environment to grow up and discover oneself. The home is not only a place for creating our life narratives and understanding our place in the world, but it’s also an important link through which we connect with others and the universe at large.

And for most, the home has taken on an incredibly significant meaning over the last year. With more time spent at home than ever, it’s worth being grateful for the space that’s been through it all with you. Read these quotes about the home if you think so too. Celebrate the feeling of being home with these words of wisdom that capture the inner peace we all feel at our favourite place.

The Best 300 Quotes About Home

Top 10 Home Quotes

“Home should be an anchor, a port in a storm, a refuge, a happy place in which to dwell, a place where we are loved, and where we can love.” – Marvin J. Ashton

“Owning a home is a keystone of wealth – both financial affluence and emotional security.” – Suze Orman

“Where we love is home, home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts.” – Oliver Wendell Holmes

“No matter where you are financial, quality time is always available, and with just a bit of love and creativity, you can easily create a home.” – Kendell Fox

“The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.” – Confucius

“He is the happiest, be he king or peasant, who finds peace in his home.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.” – Benjamin Franklin

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

“My home is in Heaven. I’m just traveling through this world.” – Billy Graham

“A home with a loving and loyal husband and wife is the supreme setting in which children can be reared in love and righteousness and in which the spiritual and physical needs of children can be met.” – David A. Bednar

Your home should tell the story of who you are, and be a collection of what you love. Nate Berkus

What is Home?

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“Home is where the heart is.” – Pliny the Elder

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

“Home is where you feel at home and are treated well.” – Dalai Lama

“Home is where our story begins…”

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

“Home is everything you can walk to.” – Jerry Spinelli

“Home is where everyone comes for respite and rest, but if a home environment does not provide the love that children need, then they will seek it elsewhere.” – Nicoline Ambe

“Home is not where you live but where they understand you.” – Christian Morgenstern

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

“Home is the place where, when you have to go there; they have to take you in.” – Robert Frost

“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

“Home is a place not only of strong affections but of entire unreserve; it is life’s undress rehearsal, its backroom, its dressing room.” – Harriet Beecher Stowe

“Home is where the heart can laugh without shyness. Home is where the heart’s tears can dry at their own pace.” – Vernon Baker

“Home is where you feel loved, appreciated, and safe.” – Tracey Taylor

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

“Home is any four walls that enclose the right person.” – Helen Rowland

“Home is people. Not a place. If you go back there after the people are gone, then all you can see is what is not there any more.” – Robin Hobb

“Home is where there’s one to love us.” – Charles Swain

“Home is where children find safety and security, where we find our identities, where citizenship starts. It usually starts with believing you’re part of a community, and that is essential to having a stable home.” – Matthew Desmond

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

“Home is where we should feel secure and comfortable.” – Catherine Pulsifer

“Home is the one place in all this world where hearts are sure of each other. It is the place of confidence. It is the place where we tear off that mask of guarded and suspicious coldness which the world forces us to wear in self-defence, and where we pour out the unreserved communications of full and confiding hearts. It is the spot where expressions of tenderness gush out without any sensation of awkwardness and without any dread of ridicule.” – Frederick W. Robertson

“Home is not a place…it’s a feeling.”

“Home is the nicest word there is.” – Laura Ingalls Wilder

“Home is where the heart can laugh without shyness. Home is where the heart’s tears can dry at their own pace.” – Vernon Baker

“Home is where I’m most comfortable.” – Gnash

“Home is where the wi‑fi connects automatically.” – Internet meme

“Home isn’t a place, its a feeling.” – Cecelia Ahern

“A house is made of brick and mortar, but a home is made by the people who live there.” – M. K. Soni

“Home ought to be our clearinghouse, the place from which we go forth lessoned and disciplined, and ready for life.” – Kathleen Norris

“Perhaps home is not a place but simply an irrevocable condition.” – James Baldwin

“Home can be a happy place with surety, knowledge and security; but it can also be a place where people develop confusion, doubt, and a low self-image.” – Christian Olsen

“The home is the centre and circumference, the start and the finish, of most of our lives.” – Charlotte Perkins Gilman

“It’s not about how big the house is. It’s how happy the home is.”

“Home is the most popular, and will be the most enduring of all earthly establishments.” – Channing Pollock

“Home is where somebody notices when you are no longer there.” – Aleksandar Hemon

“A loving atmosphere in your home is the foundation for your life.”

“Be grateful for the home you have, knowing that at this moment, all you have is all you need.” – Sarah Ban Breathnach

“A home is a kingdom of its own amid the world, a stronghold amid life’s storms and stresses, a refuge, even a sanctuary.” – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

“Good food and a warm kitchen are what make a house a home.” – Rachael Ray

“Yes, your home is your castle, but it is also your identity and your possibility to be open to others.” – David Soul

“The home should be the treasure chest of living.” – Le Corbusier

“Home should be an oratorio of the memory, singing to all our afterlife melodies and harmonies of old remembered joy.” – Henry Ward Beecher

“A home should be a stockade, a refuge from the flaming arrows of anxiety, tension and worry.” – Wilfred Peterson

“A house is made with walls and beams. A home is made with love and dreams.”

“Nature is not a place to visit; it is home.” – Gary Snyder

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

“The peace that was the other name for home.” – Kathleen Norris

“Is it possible for the home to be a person and not a place.” – Stephanie Perkins

A home should be more than just something pretty to look at. Our homes should inspire us every day to live the life we dream ofand aspire to.

Short Home Quotes

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“With you, I am at home.”

“There is beauty all around when there’s love at home.” – John H. McNaughton

“A man’s home is his wife’s castle.” – Alexander Chase

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

“Everything is restless until it comes home.” – John Bate

“The longest road out is the shortest road home.” – Irish Proverb

“Where thou art, that is home.” – Emily Dickinson

“A home without books is a body without a soul.” – Marcus Tullius Cicero (See also: book quotes)

“People usually are the happiest at home.” – William Shakespeare

“The sun at home warms better than the sun elsewhere.” – Albania Proverb

“It takes hands to build a house, but only hearts can build a home.”

“It’s not about finding a home so much as finding yourself.” – Jason Behr

“A good home must be made, not bought.” – Joyce Maynard

“Like love, breakfast is best when made at home.” – Gina Barreca

“A man’s home is his castle.” – Proverb

You're not buying a house, you're buying a lifestyle.

Funny Home Quotes

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“I don’t even know how it is to have a home. I feel like an orphan or something.” – Fred Korematsu

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

“Every person is different, every home is different, every item is different, and we all have to decide how best to approach the clutter in our lives and homes based on our own values, sentiments, circumstances, and priorities.” – Taylor Haskins

“It is a good idea to be polite to everyone, even in your own home with your spouse and children.” – Annabelle Stevens

“When a home feels like it has been customised to an owner’s functional and aesthetic needs, the people who live there generally find it more appealing than the best five-star resort.” – Vern Yip

“I had rather be on my farm than be emperor of the world.” – George Washington

You're not buying a home. You're buying a lifestyle.

Inspirational Home Quotes

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“How powerful is the spell of home.” – Silas X. Floyd

“Home isn’t where you’re from; it’s where you find light when all grows dark.” – Pierce Brown

“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

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

“The enormous power to change your home and your children’s behaviour is in your hands, parents.” – Nurit Levi

“There are only two things we should fight for. One is the defence of our homes, and the other is the Bill of Rights.” – Smedley Butler

“When you’re safe at home, you wish you were having an adventure; when you’re having an adventure, you wish you were safe at home.” – Thorton Wilder

“A house that does not have one worn, comfy chair in it is soulless.” – May Sarton

“We carry our homes within us, which enables us to fly.” – John Cage

a gathering place for family to join together in laughter. the one place you will always be surrounded by those who love you. a place or feeling of belonging.

Work From Home Quotes

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“Most of us spend too much time on what is urgent and not enough time on what is important.” – Stephen Covey

“Luck is a matter of preparation meeting opportunity.” – Oprah Winfrey

“If you are not willing to risk the usual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.” – Jim Rohn

“We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.” – Oscar Wilde

“It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” – Confucius

“Laughter is what makes a home warm, and what makes a workplace human.” – Catherine Pulsifer

“The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.” – Amelia Earhart

“The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

“Your home is a physical and perhaps emotional comfort zone where you can heal and recover enough to address all your work problems the next morning.” – Zak Khan

“I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Being willing is not enough; we must do.” – Leonardo Da Vinci

“What you’re supposed to do when you don’t like a thing is change it. If you can’t change it, change the way you think about it. Don’t complain.” – Maya Angelou

“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.” – Steve Jobs

“Persistence is very important. You should not give up unless you are forced to give up.” – Elon Musk

“Home is where I work, and I work everywhere.” – Alfred Nobel

“Things work out best for those who make the best of how things work out.” – John Wooden

“I always knew I was going to be rich. I don’t think I ever doubted it for a minute.” – Warren Buffet

“Work-life balance is not just a buzzy, self-help term that real business people laugh at. You need it.” – Stephanie Ruhle

“Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. The ability to direct individual accomplishments toward organizational objectives. It is the fuel that allows common people to attain uncommon results.” – Andrew Carnegie

“Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” – Theodore Roosevelt

“All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work.” – Calvin Coolidge

“You must unlearn what you have learned.” – Yoda

“You should never view your challenges as a disadvantage. Instead, it’s important for you to understand that your experience facing and overcoming adversity is actually one of your biggest advantages.” – Michelle Obama

“If working remotely is such a great idea, why isn’t everyone doing it? I think it’s because we’ve been bred on the idea that work happens from 9 to 5, in offices and cubicles. It’s no wonder that most who are employed inside that model haven’t considered other options, or resist the idea that it could be any different. But it can.” – Jason Fried

“Let me fall if I must fall. The one I become will catch me.” – Sheryl Sandberg

“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You’re on your own. And you know what you know. And you are the one who’ll decide where to go.” – Dr. Seuss

“Luck? I don’t know anything about luck. I’ve never banked on it and I’m afraid of people who do. Luck to me is something else: Hard work – and realizing what is opportunity and what isn’t.” – Lucille Ball

“Carpe diem. Seize the day, boys.” – Dead Poets Society

“This life is what you make it. No matter what, you’re going to mess up sometimes, it’s a universal truth. But the good part is you get to decide how you’re going to mess it up.” – Marilyn Monroe

“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Since I’m always working, my best holiday memories are definitely when I can just go home and spend time with my family.” – Chris Brown

“People who work together will win, whether it be against complex football defenses or the problems of modern society.” – Vince Lombardi

“It’s about finding your values, and committing to them. It’s about finding your North Star. It’s about making choices. Some are easy. Some are hard. And some will make you question everything.” – Tim Cook

“The future rewards those who press on. I don’t have time to feel sorry for myself. I don’t have time to complain. I’m going to press on.” – Barack Obama

“There is much more flexibility to work from home today.” – Joshua Freeman

Some people look for a beautiful space, and others make a place beautiful.

Missing Home Quotes

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“The ache for home lives in all of us. The place where we can go as we are and not be questioned.” – Maya Angelou

“Why do you go away? So that you can come back. So that you can see the place you came from with new eyes and extra colors. And the people there see you differently, too. Coming back to where you started is not the same as never leaving.” – Terry Pratchett

“There’s no shame in feeling homesick. It means you come from a happy home.” – Mrs. Hughes

“How lucky am I to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.” – Winnie the Pooh

“Wake up and ponder the future.” – Hunter S. Thompson

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

“One never reaches home, but wherever friendly paths intersect the whole world looks like home for a time.” – Hermann Hesse

“Maybe home is nothing but two arms holding you tight when you’re at your worst.” – Yara Bashraheel

“If you’ve ever been homesick or felt exiled from all the things and people that once defined you, you’ll know how important welcoming words and friendly smiles can be.” – Stephen King

“There is no place more delightful than one’s own fireplace.” – Cicero

“We are torn between nostalgia for the familiar and an urge for the foreign and strange. As often as not, we are homesick most for the places we have never known.” – Carson McCullers

“If you go anywhere, even paradise, you will miss your home.” – Malala Yousafzai

“Home is where our story begins.” – A. N. Onymous

“‘When you feel homesick,’ he said, ‘just look up. Because the moon is the same wherever you go.’” – Donna Tartt

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

“There’s no place like home. And I do miss my home.” – Malala Yousafzai

“I long, as does every human being, to be at home wherever I find myself.” – Maya Angelou

“I am homesick for a place I am not sure even exists. One where my heart is full. My body loved. And my soul understood.” – Melissa Cox

“Maybe you had to leave in order to really miss a place; maybe you had to travel to figure out how beloved your starting point was.” – Jodi Picoult

“Home is wherever you leave everything you love and never question that it will be there when you return.” – Leo Christopher

“If you know you’re going home, the journey is never too hard.” – Angela Wood

“Still round the corner there may wait, a new road or a secret gate.” – J.R.R. Tolkien

“Life takes you to unexpected places. Love brings you home.” – A. N. Onymous

“Homesickness is not always a vague, nostalgic, almost beautiful emotion, although that is somehow that way we always seem to picture it in our mind. It can be a terrible keen blade…It can change the way one looks at the world.” – Stephen King

“Every traveller has a home of his own, and he learns to appreciate it the more from his wandering.” – Charles Dickens

“I suspected, however, that I wasn’t homesick for anything I would find at home when I returned. The longing was for what I wouldn’t find: the past and all the people and places there were lost to me.” – Alice Steinbach

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

Home was not built in a day

Home Sweet Home Quotes

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“Family, like branches on a tree we all grow in different directions, yet our roots remain as one.” (See also: family quotes)

“Home, the spot of earth supremely blest, a dearer, sweeter spot than all the rest.” – Robert Montgomery

“It has been said that the sweetest words in our language are “Mother, Home and Heaven”; and one might almost say that the word “Home” included the others.” – Silas X. Floyd

“Home sweet home. This is the place to find happiness. If one doesn’t find it here, one doesn’t find it anywhere.” – M. K. Soni

“I’ve learned that home isn’t a place, it’s a feeling.” – Cecelia Ahearn

“Being happy at home is the end of all ambition.” – Samuel Johnson

“Sunday, for me, is all about being home with the family with no plans.” – John Lasseter

“They created a home where I felt safe. I could make mistakes. Failure wasn’t punished.” – Sarah Williams

“Home is where you can say anything you like ’cause nobody listens to you anyway.”

“I believe that if we are to create peace in the world, we must first create peace in the home.” – Richard O’Keef

“Nothing can bring a real sense of security into the home except true love.” – Billy Graham

“I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again, gratitude is always possible, and feeling good starts at home.” – Emma Wright

“I do not understand how anyone can live without one small place of enchantment to turn to.” – Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

“You can have more than one home. You can carry your roots with you and decide where they grow.” – Henning Mankell

“It didn’t matter how big our house was; it mattered that there was love in it.” – Peter Buffett

“Though care and trouble maybe mine, As down life’s path I roam, I’ll heed them not while still, I have A world of love at home.” – J.J. Reynolds

“Oh, then, may our homes on earth be as green spots in the desert, to which we can retire when weary of the cares of life and drink the clear waters of a love which we know to be sincere and always unfailing.” – Silas X. Floyd

“Love begins at home, and it is not how much we do… but how much love we put in that action.” – Mother Teresa (See also: love quotes)

“Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful.” – William Morris

Welcome Home Quotes

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“I am enjoying your presence now.”

“I love my home very much.”

“Nothing was the same without you.”

“Home is our final destination.”

“Welcome home dear.”

“Happiness is coming back to my home.”

“My home is a shelter for me.”

“It’s good to have you back.”

“Home is where laughter never ends.”

“Returning to your home is the best feeling.”

“Your presence makes everything perfect.”

“Your home always welcomes you.”

“A home always gives comfort.”

“You make my home a perfect place to live in.”

“Good food is waiting for you. Welcome dear.”

“Home is heaven on earth. Welcome to your heaven.”

“The most comfortable place is your home.”

“Home is the coziest place.”

“I welcome you with all my heart.”

“Journey towards home naturally becomes easy.”

“You can find peace only in your home.”

“The best place on earth is our home.”

“I want my home to be that kind of place–a place of sustenance, a place of invitation, a place of welcome.” – Mary DeMuth

Going Home Quotes

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“The best journey takes you home.”

“Nothing is better than going home to family and eating good food and relaxing.” – Irina Shayk

“The prospect of going home is very appealing.” – David Ginola

“Going home and spending time with your family and your real friends keeps you grounded.” – Jennifer Ellison

“If you know you’re going home, the journey is never too hard.” – Angela Wood

“Going home means getting comfortable being who you are and who your soul really wants to be. There is no strain with that. The strain and tension come when we’re not who our soul wants to be, and we’re someplace where our soul doesn’t feel at home.” – Melody Beattie

“No matter how big you are, when you go back home, your family treats you like a normal person.” – Ajith Kumar

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

“A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it.” – George A. Moore

“Maybe at the heart of all our travelling is the dream of someday, somehow, getting Home.” – Frederick Buechner

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

“He travelled in order to come home.” – William Trevor

“It’s the prayer of the wandering, storm-tossed soul…When we go home again.” – Esther M. Clark Hill

“The light is what guides you home; the warmth is what keeps you there.” – Ellie Rodriguez

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

Coming Home Quotes

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“I love coming back home and seeing old friends and family. I would say it keeps me grounded.” – Coy Bowles

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

“The thrill of coming home has never changed.”

“This is my idea of heaven, coming home and watching the news.” – Rita Moreno

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

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

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

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

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

“You could walk out of the house, but you always returned home.” – Witold Rybczynski

“I love you – I am at rest with you – I have come home.” – Dorothy L. Sayers

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

Staying Home Quotes

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

“Give the ones you love wings to fly, roots to come back and reasons to stay.” – Dalai Lama

“Create a good habit of staying home for family nights, focus on simple entertainment for children.” – Ronald Valentino

“I really enjoy spending time at home.” – Elena Roger

“When I was at home, I was in a better place.” – William Shakespeare

“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.”

“To be an ideal guest, stay at home. – E. W. Howe

“Love begins at home.” – Mother Teresa

Leaving Home Quotes

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

“Consciously leave all those behinds, walk into your home in a manner that says you are pleased to be home for the ones you love, who have missed you all day, and have so longed to have you back.” – Grace Essen

“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

“You need a village, if only for the pleasure of leaving it. A village means that you are not alone, knowing that in the people, the trees, the earth, there is something that belongs to you, waiting for you when you are not there.” – Cesare Pavese

“One’s home is like a delicious piece of pie you order in a restaurant on a country road one cosy evening — the best piece of pie you have ever eaten in your life — and can never find again. 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

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

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

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

“I hate leaving home. I love what I do, but I’d love to go home every night.” – Charlie Watts

“No matter under what circumstances you leave it, home does not cease to be home. No matter how you lived there-well or poorly.” – Joseph Brodsky

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

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

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

“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.”

“You can never go home again, but the truth is you can never leave home, so it’s all right.” – Maya Angelou

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

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

“You don’t have a home until you leave it and then, when you have left it, you never can go back.” – James Baldwin

“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

“Let the wife make the husband glad to come home and let him make her sorry to see him leave.” – Martin Luther

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

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

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

Home Decor Quotes

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“A room should feel collected, not decorated.” – Elsie de Wolfe

“As we evolve, our homes should too.” – Suzanne Tucker

“Luxury, to me, is not about buying expensive things; it’s about living in a way where you appreciate things.” – Oscar de la Renta

“Every room needs a touch of black, just as it needs at least one antique piece.” – Jan Showers

“Clutter isn’t just the stuff in your closet. It’s anything that gets between you and the life that you want to be living.” – Peter Walsh

“The best design projects are the ones where people broke the rules.” – Nate Berkus

“We shape our homes and then our homes shape us.” – Winston Churchill

“I am going to make everything around me beautiful, that will be my life.” – Elsie de Wolfe

“If you want to declutter your home, this simply means that you’re making an effort to have a simpler house.” – Beth Jones

“Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.” – Leonardo da Vinci

“For those who are afraid of mixing different wood tones, I would say not only can you, but you must. If all woods are the same, it looks like bad hotel decorating.” – Alexa Hampton

“One should never be the oldest thing in one’s house.” – Patsy Stone

“Design is coming to grips with one’s real lifestyle, one’s real place in the world. Rooms should not be put together for show but to nourish one’s well being.” – Albert Hadley

“The details are not the details, they make the design.” – Charles Eames

“If you love something, it will work. That’s the only real rule.” – Bunny Williams

“For a house to be successful, the objects in it must communicate with one another, respond and balance one another.” – Andre Putman

“Spend some time this weekend on home improvement; improve your attitude toward your family.” – Bo Bennett

New Home Quotes Blessings

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“May your troubles be less and your blessings be more, and nothing but happiness come through your door.” – Irish Blessing

“May this home be a place of happiness and health; of contentment, generosity and home; a home of creativity and kindness. May those who visit and those who live here know only blessing and peace.”

“Bless outhouse 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.”

“May this home be where you come back to feel alive, not a place to store your worries but a place to let joy thrive. May any darkness be graced with light and may you find comfort and rest each night. May this home be more than a collection of rooms; may this be a space to let love bloom.” – Jennifer Williamson

“If Home is where the heart is then may your Home be blessed.” – John McLeod

“May you always be blessed with walls for the winds, a roof for the rain, tea beside the fire, laughter to cheer you, those you love near you, and all that your heart might desire.” – Irish Blessing

“Bread, that this house may never know hunger. Salt, that life may always have flavor. And wine, that joy and prosperity may reign forever.” – It’s a Wonderful Life

“May this home be blessed. May good fortune follow those who pass through this door. May this floor lighten the steps of all who tread upon its surface and also provide a stable place to stand. May these walls soak in the rich sounds of laughter and loving, and offer protection from the fiercest winds. May this roof hold strong and these roots sink deep. This is home: A place of safety and joy, a place to rest and create, a place for me.”

“May all who enter do so with a happy heart. May all who live here be showered with love and sheltered by hope, graced each day with a grateful spirit. And through life’s trials, may each heart keep its compassion, comforted by the peace kept within these walls.” – Jennifer Williamson

“May love and laughter light your days, and warm your heart and home. May good and faithful friends be yours, wherever you may roam. May peace and plenty bless your world, with joy that long endures. May all life’s passing seasons bring the best to you and yours.” – Irish Blessing

“May you be blessed with warmth in your home, love in your heart, peace in your soul and joy in your life.” – Irish Blessing

“In our home let love abide and bless all those who step inside.”

“Namaste: I honor the place in you in which the entire universe dwells. I honor the place in you which is of love, of truth, of light, and of peace. When you are in that place in you, and I am in that place in me, we are one.” – A translation of the ancient Hindu salutation

“May this home be a resting place for the soul, offering always a tender hand to hold, forever filled with love even after our bodies grow old.” – Jennifer Williamson

“Home the blessed word, which opens to the human heart the perfect glimpse of Heaven, and helps to carry it thither, as on an angel’s wings.” – Lyda M. Child

“May your walls know joy, may every room hold laughter, and every window open to great possibility.” – Mary Anne

“May this home be blessed with the laughter of children, the warmth of a close family, hope for the future and fond memories of the past.”

“May your days be many and your troubles be few. May all God’s blessings descend upon you. May peace be within you; may your heart be strong. May you find what you’re seeking wherever you roam.” – Irish Blessing

“Having somewhere to go is home. Having someone to love is family. Having both is a blessing.” – Donna Hedges

Final Thoughts

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For many of us, A place for us to feel welcomed and safe, no matter what ‘home’ means to us, there is undoubtedly something nostalgic about the place we call home. Home could mean a person, a place, a state of mind, or peace inside. A good house provides relaxation and protects from the harsh environment. And when we are tired after work or other activities, it’s home that we run to for rest and relief from stress.

Hopefully, the above home quotes will remind you just how sacred that special place is. Tell me in the comments. I read every single one, and I’d love to know!

Originally published October 9, 2019, updated October 20, 2021

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