Quotes About Coming Home

Quotes tagged as "coming-home" (showing 1-16 of 16)
Kate Douglas Wiggin
“There is a kind of magicness about going far away and then coming back all changed.”
Kate Douglas Wiggin, New Chronicles of Rebecca

Ally Carter
“I'll be here when you get back.”
Ally Carter, Perfect Scoundrels

Kristina Riggle
“I hope someday she meets just the right man and has babies - a whole passel of babies, more than I could have - so she understands how it kills me now that she won't let me hug her when she's in obvious distress. (The Life You've Imagined)”
Kristina Riggle

Charlotte Eriksson
“I am clumsy, drop glasses and get drunk on Monday afternoons. I read Seneca and can recite Shakespeare by heart, but I mess up the laundry, don’t answer my phone and blame the world when something goes wrong. I think I have a dream, but most of the days I’m still sleeping. The grass is cut. It smells like strawberries. Today I finished four books and cleaned my drawers.
Do you believe in a God? Can I tell you about Icarus? How he flew too close to the sun?

I want to make coming home your favourite part of the day. I want to leave tiny little words lingering in your mind, on nights when you’re far away and can’t sleep. I want to make everything around us beautiful; make small things mean a little more. Make you feel a little more. A little better, a little lighter. The coffee is warm, this cup is yours. I want to be someone you can’t live without.

I want to be someone you can’t live without.”
Charlotte Eriksson

“Home is where you go to find solace from the ever changing chaos, to find love within the confines of a heartless world, and to be reminded that no matter how far you wander, there will always be something waiting when you return.”
Kendal Rob

Susan Donovan
“I wanted to be strong when I went back to Persuasion. Strong and beautiful and totally together. I dreamed of the day I’d get to rub all your faces in my sheer awesomeness.”
Susan Donovan, The Girl Most Likely To...

Laura Marney
“No matter who you are or where you are, instinct tells you to go home”
Laura Marney, No Wonder I Take A Drink

“Though a lifetime of listening to the music of the world has passed, even now the tone of the rain on the roof of my home is the sweetest sound I have ever heard.”
Kensi Brianne Smith

John Steinbeck
“It's a thing to see when a boy comes home.”
John Steinbeck, The Grapes of Wrath

“I know I have this judgmental side that I'm often fighting against. But today I recognized the depths of my assumptions about people. What I envision is nothing remotely similar to the reality. Humility hurts. Coming home is disturbing.”
Cindy McCormick Martinusen

“Tidak pernah ada kata salah untuk cinta”
Sefriyana Khairil

Kenneth Eade
“Home was truly the best place he could possibly be, but, alas, was not an available option.”
Kenneth Eade, Unreasonable Force

Stewart O'Nan
“I'm sorry you don't like coming back here," her mother often said, to cap whatever petty dust-up they'd had. How could Emily explain: it wasn't her mother or Kersey she'd disowned, but her earlier self, that strange, ungrateful girl who strove to be first at everything and threw tantrums when she failed.”
Stewart O'Nan, Emily, Alone

Lois Lowry
“To his surprise, Jean kissed him. So often in the past, teasing, she had said she would, one day. Now she did, and it was a quick and fragrant touch to his lips that gave him courage and, even before he started out made him yearn to come back home.”
Lois Lowry, Messenger

Scott McClanahan
“I walked up to the side of the mountain like I used to do when I was a little boy. I looked out over Rainelle and watched it shine. The coal trucks and the logging trucks were still gunning it through town. They were still clear cutting the mountains and cutting the coal from the ground. Then I heard my mother calling and it was like I was a child again.”
Scott McClanahan, Hill William

Laura Marney
“...I'd come home but nearly everybody does. It's the ones that don't go home that I feel sorry for, they're not happy.”
Laura Marney, No Wonder I Take A Drink

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