On “Home”.

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A couple weeks ago I posed the question “What is “home”?”. I’d like to revisit this idea from time to time over the next few months as Drew and I settle into our new home in Hannover.

Today, let’s take a look at some quotations that others have famously spoken on this concept….

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

~Maya Angelou

Home is not where you live but where they understand you.

~Christian Morgenstern

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Home is a place not only of strong affections, but of entire unreserved; it is life’s undress rehearsal, its backroom, its dressing room.

~Harriet Beecher Stowe

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A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.

~Benjamin Franklin

Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in.

~Robert Frost

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Is there a particular quote you identify with more than others? Why do you think that is?

One Response to “On “Home”.”

  1. Lowell writes:

    Let the wife make the husband glad to come home, and let him make her sorry to see him leave.
    — Martin Luther

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