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  • Oliver Goldsmith
    Oliver Goldsmith
    Irish writer and poet 1728-1774
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    A man who leaves home to mend himself and others is a philosopher; but he who goes from country to country, guided by the blind impulse of curiosity, is a vagabond.
  • Marlene Dietrich
    Marlene Dietrich
    German-born American Film Actor 1904-1992
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    A man would prefer to come home to an unmade bed and a happy woman than to a neatly made bed and an angry woman.
  • Alexander Chase
    Alexander Chase
    American journalist and editor 1926-
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    A man's home is his wife's castle.
  • Clare Boothe Luce
    Clare Boothe Luce
    American diplomat and writer 1903-1987
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    A man's home may seem to be his castle on the outside; inside, it is more often his nursery.
  • Vladimir Nabokov
    Vladimir Nabokov
    American writer and poet 1899-1977
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    A novelist is, like all mortals, more fully at home on the surface of the present than in the ooze of the past.
  • Alfred Lord Tennyson
    Alfred Lord Tennyson
    English poet 1809-1892
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    A smile abroad is often a scowl at home.
  • Carl Sagan
    Carl Sagan
    American astronomer, cosmologist, astrophysicist and author 1934-1996
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    A tiny blue dot set in a sunbeam. Here it is. That's where we live. That's home. We humans are one species and this is our world. It is our responsibility to cherish it. Of all the worlds in our solar system, the only one so far as we know, graced by life.
    Source: Cosmos: A Personal Voyage (1990) 58 min 56 sec
  • Oliver Goldsmith
    Oliver Goldsmith
    Irish writer and poet 1728-1774
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    A traveler of taste will notice that the wise are polite all over the world, but the fool only at home.
  • Ben Shapiro
    Ben Shapiro
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    A West Virginia 10 is a California 4. Or at least that's what legend tells us: The Legend of Dr. Feelgood. Plastic surgery has a permanent home here, which is why Nancy Pelosi loves our Botoxed beaches. Beverly Hills looks like a moving Madame Tussauds.
  • C. S. Forester
    C. S. Forester
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    A whim, a passing mood, readily induces the novelist to move hearth and home elsewhere. He can always plead work as an excuse to get him out of the clutches of bothersome hosts.
  • A whopping 89 percent of buyers start their home search online. How your house looks online is the modern equivalent of 'curb appeal.' Rent a wide-angle lens and good lighting, get rid of your clutter and post at least eight great photos to win the beauty contest.
  • Casey Stengel
    Casey Stengel
    American basketbal player and manager 1889-1975
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    Ability is the art of getting credit for all the home runs somebody else hits.
  • After the war, when my husband came home, we had two more children, and domesticity for a while prevailed combined with beginning the work I had always wanted to do, which was writing a book.
  • Boris Pasternak
    Boris Pasternak
    Russian writer 1890-1960
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    All customs and traditions, all our way of life, everything to do with home and order, has crumbled into dust in the general upheaval and reorganization of society. The whole human way of life has been destroyed and ruined. All that's left is the naked human soul stripped to the last shred, for which nothing has changed because it was always cold and shivering and reaching out to its nearest neighbor, as cold and lonely as itself.
    Source: Doctor Zhivago (1958) Ch. 13
  • Hugh Reginald Haweis
    Hugh Reginald Haweis
    English cleric and writer 1838-1901
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    All good government must begin at home.