Quotes About Going Home

Quotes tagged as "going-home" (showing 1-12 of 12)
Ann Patchett
“Coming back is the thing that enables you to see how all the dots in your life are connected, how one decision leads you another, how one twist of fate, good or bad, brings you to a door that later takes you to another door, which aided by several detours--long hallways and unforeseen stairwells--eventually puts you in the place you are now.”
Ann Patchett, What now?

Charlotte Eriksson
“My home will never be a place, but a state of mind, which I find through my music.”
Charlotte Eriksson

Mira Grant
“You really can't go home again. Sometimes, that's a good thing. Sometimes, when you try, you find out that home isn't really there anymore... but that it wasn't only in your head before. Home actually existed. Home wasn't just a dream. Sometimes, that's the best thing of all.”
Mira Grant, Blackout

Katherine Marsh
“There is no mile as long the final one that leads back home.”
Katherine Marsh, Jepp, Who Defied the Stars

Shannon L. Alder
“And then it happens all at once and unexpectedly. That is how things happen, I suppose. You pack your bags and find yourself walking yourself home.”
Shannon L. Alder

P.L. Travers
“And when, at last, .... I stood in London with ten pounds in my hand - five of which I promptly lost - the ancestors dwelling in my blood who, all my life, had summoned me with insistent eldritch voices, murmured together, like contented cats.”
P.L. Travers, What the Bee Knows: Reflections on Myth, Symbol, and Story

Shannon L. Alder
“God never ends anything on a negative; God always ends on a positive. Because what is negative about going home?”
Shannon L. Alder

J.R. Rim
“To pray is to communicate with the essence. Praying is calling home.”
J.R. Rim, Better to be able to love than to be loveable

“To pray is to communicate with the essence. Praying is calling home.”
JR Rim


Dark and light
each other,
vividly etching wild colors
through the horizon.

The charm of sunset
makes me want
to scurry home.”
Tara Estacaan

Neil Gaiman
“Will you go back?" asked the Lord of the Gallows. "To America?"
"Nothing to go back for," said Shadow, and as he said it he knew it was a lie.
"Things wait for you there," said the old man. "But they will wait until you return.”
Neil Gaiman, American Gods

Harper Lee
“Mr. Fred shook hands with her, said he was glad to see her, drew out a wet Coke from the machine, wiped it on his apron, and gave it to her.
This is one good thing about life that never changes, she thought. As long as he lived, as long as she returned, Mr. Fred would be here with his...simple welcome. What was that? Alice? Brer Rabbit? It was Mole. Mole, when he returned from some long journey, desperately tired, had found the familiar waiting for him with its simple welcome.”
Harper Lee, Go Set a Watchman

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