200+ Heartwarming Home Quotes to Celebrate the Power of Your Space

A home is more than just a physical space; it’s a place to nurture our identities, find comfort and safety, and grow alongside our loved ones. The idea of home is deeply connected to our health, heritage, and sense of belonging.

These carefully selected home quotes remind us of the power and importance of having a place to call our own, where we can be our authentic selves and find the strength to navigate life’s challenges.

Home Quotes To Make You Appreciate Where You Lay Your Head

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

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

Home Quotes about shelter

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

4. “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

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

6. “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

7. “Mid pleasures and palaces though we may roam, Be it ever so humble, there’s no place like home.” – John Howard Payne

8. “Let your home be your mast and not your anchor.” – Kahlil Gibran

Home Quotes About Your Mast

9. “A comfortable house is a great source of happiness. It ranks immediately after health and a good conscience.” – Sydney Smith

10. “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 quotes that will remind you there’s no place like it

11. “I think that when you invite people to your home, you invite them to yourself.” – Oprah Winfrey

Home Quotes About Your Own Reflection

12. “There is a magic in that little world, home; it is a mystic circle that surrounds comforts and virtues never known beyond its hallowed limits.” – Robert Southey

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

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

Home Quotes About Starting Point

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

16. “Charity begins at home, and justice begins next door.” –  Charles Dickens

17. “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

18. “Home interprets heaven. Home is heaven for beginners.” – Charles Henry Parkhurst

Home Quotes About Heaven

19. “My home… It is my retreat and resting place from wars, I try to keep this corner as a haven against the tempest outside, as I do another corner in my soul.” – Michel de Montaigne

20. “Home is where you can say anything you please, because nobody pays any attention to you anyway.” – Joe Moore

Home quotes to celebrate our favorite place

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

22. “When I go home, its an easy way to be grounded. You learn to realize what truly matters.” – Tony Stewart

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

24. “There’s no place like home.”  – L. Frank Baum

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

Home Quotes About Leaving

26. “Peace like charity begins at home.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

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

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

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

30. “As corny as it sounds, to me, home is where the heart is…. So moving houses is just another way in which I get to experience life.” – Ellen DeGeneres

Home quotes that will enrich your day

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

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

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

34. “Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home.” ― Edith Sitwell

35. “Peace that was the other name for home.” – Kathleen Norris

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

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

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

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

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

Beautiful and inspirational quotes about home

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

42. “People who have good relationships at home are more effective in the marketplace.” – Zig Ziglar

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

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

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

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

47. “There’s nothing half so pleasant as coming home again.” – Margaret Elizabeth Sangster

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

49. “One may make their house a palace of sham, or they can make it a home, a refuge.” – Mark Twain

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

Beautiful home quotes

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

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

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

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

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

56. “The power of finding beauty in the humblest things makes home happy and life lovely.” – Louisa May Alcott

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

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

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

60. “For our home to be a refuge, it needs to be a place where love, compassion, and patience prevail.” – Allan Lokos

More home quotes and sayings

61. “Our homes should inspire us to go out into the world to do great things & then welcome us back for refreshment.” – Melissa Michaels

62. “Maybe that’s the best part of going away for a vacation – coming home again.”― Madeleine L’Engle

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

64. “You will fall in love with train rides, and sooner or later you will realize that nowhere seems like home anymore.”― Shinji Moon

65. “Home is anywhere that you know all your friends and all your enemies.”― Orson Scott Card

66. “Nature is not a place to visit. It is home.”― Gary Snyder

67. “Home is an invention on which no one has yet improved.” – Ann Douglas

68. “People would rather live in homes regardless of their grayness. There is no place like home.”― Lyman Frank Baum

69. “I don’t care if we have our house, or a cliff ledge, or a cardboard box. Home is wherever we all are, together.”― James Patterson

70. “Home is everything you can walk to.”― Rebecca Solnit

Other inspirational home quotes

71. “Home’s where you go when you run out of homes.” – John le Carré

72. “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 anymore.” – Robin Hobb

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

74. “A home filled with nothing but yourself. It’s heavy, that lightness. It’s crushing, that emptiness.” – Margaret Atwood

75. “Home is what you take with you, not what you leave behind.” – N.K. Jemisin

76. “Home is where my habits have a habitat.” – Fiona Apple

77. “Home was not a perfect place. But it was the only home they had, and they could hope to make it better.” – Dean Koontz

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

79. “The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.”― Ralph Waldo Emerson

80. “Home isn’t a place, it’s a feeling.”― Cecelia Ahern

81. “The ultimate luxury is being able to relax and enjoy your home.” – Jeff Lincoln​

82. “There is no comfort anywhere for anyone who dreads to go home.”― Laura Ingalls Wilder

83. “Home wasn’t a set house, or a single town on a map. It was wherever the people who loved you were whenever you were together.” — Sarah Dessen

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

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

Thought-provoking home quotes

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

87. “If I see it in nature, I know it will work in a home.” – Miles Redd

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

96. “What I love most about my home is who I share it with.” – Tad Carpenter

Home Quotes To Make You Feel Comfortable

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

98. “My house feels like home when you’re there.” ― Susan Richards Shreve

99. “Your home is living space, not storage space.” ― Francine Jay

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

101. “You haven’t really been anywhere until you’ve got back home.” ― Terry Pratchett

102. “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

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

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

105. “Better to have a messy home and happy children than a perfect yard and unhappy children.” ― Catharina Ingelman-Sundberg

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

Sweet Home Quotes To Warm Your Heart

107. “Home isn’t a place. Home is the people who love you most, the people who will always love you, forever and ever, no matter what.” ― Jennifer Lynn Barnes

108. Your home is your refuge.” — George Carlin

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

110. “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.” — Elder Marvin J. Ashton

111. “Your home should be a place in which not only do your own dreams dwell but also those of others.” — Don Herold

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112. “A home is something we carry inside us. Those who do not have a home inside them cannot build one, either from defiance or from stone.” — Ivan Klima

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

114. “Home pulls. It draws you back to tell you you don’t belong.” — Glen Duncan

115. “Home is where your family is. Wherever you are, it’s about the people you’re surrounded by, not necessarily where you lay your head.” — Jenji Kohan

116. “Home is like a bee-hive; there may be much toil, there must be much order, but there will always be a honeyed sweetness.” — Ebenezer Coloham Brewer

Home Quotes For Where You Would Rather Be

117. “Home along, home along, to the place where I would be!” ― Cicely Fox Smith

118. “Home was a refuge for me, a place I could truly relax.” ― Billy Graham

119. “Home, home, sweet, sweet home! There’s no place like home, oh, there’s no place like home!” ― John Howard Payne

120. “My home is in heaven. I’m just passing through this world.” ― Billy Graham

121. “Nobody’s home to offer a cup of coffee, nobody’s home to say goodbye.” ― Sonia Walker

122. “To light the poorest home; hearts warmer grow.” ― Louisa May Alcott

123. “Perhaps I am the turtle, able to live simply anywhere, even underwater for short periods, with my home on my back.” — Kurt Vonnegut

124. “There was nothing as pricelessly humanitarian; as home; sweet home.” ― Nikhil Parekh

125. “Thoughts of home and all its loved ones to the soldier’s heart would come.” ― Frances Ellen Watkins Harper

126. “Now, returned home after so many thousands of miles of road and ocean, all the hulls sailed in.” ― Robinson Jeffers

Home Quotes on the Meaning and Comfort of Home

127. “I say that home is where there is a chair and a glass.” ― Graham Greene

128. “Besides, you think I’m not used to hurting? For me, it’s home sweet home, my brother.” ― J.R. Ward

129. “There are two ways of getting home; and one of them is to stay there.” ― Gilbert K. Chesterton

130. “I’m lucky I’m in love with my best friend Lucky to have been where I have been Lucky to be coming home again.” ― Jason Mraz

131. “Traveling is all very well and good as long as you knew there is a place or person you can call home.” ― Jodi Picoult

132. “Home is a child’s first and most important classroom.” ― Hillary Clinton

133. “If I know the way home and am walking along it drunkenly, is it any less the right way because I am staggering from side to side!” ― Leo Tolstoy

134. “God’s extraordinary work is most often done by ordinary people in the seeming obscurity of a home and family.” ― Neal A. Maxwell

135. “I know that life is a doorway to eternity, and yet my heart so often gets lost in petty anxieties. It forgets the great way home that lies before it.” ― Sophie Scholl

136. “Cherish the people who make up your home, and you’ll notice the hearth fires burn brighter than ever before.” ― Thomas Kinkade

Home Quotes to Celebrate the Idea of Home

137. “A home that was envisioned to withstand the storms of the world is found flooded from within.” — Gregory Cicio

138. “Our lives speak loudly to those around us, especially the children in our home.” — Billy Graham

139. “She wants to go home, but nobody’s home. That’s why she lies, broken inside. With no place to go, no place to go, to dry her eyes, broken inside.” — Avril Lavigne

140. “The summer movies are coming out. My advice: just stay home and burn a good book.” — Stephen Colbert

141. “I must say one thing about southern down-home brewed coffee with chicory. If you have worms, you’ll never have them again.” — Clive Cussler

142. “The home environment can undo a lot you try to do at school.” — Ray Bradbury

143. “Home is where you will always have a place, where you will always feel loved, and you will never be alone.” — Janette Oke

144. “So when the blue smoke of brittle leaves was in the air and the wind blew the wet laundry stiff on the line I decided to come back home.” — F. Scott Fitzgerald

145. “I didn’t know about the rest of the class, but when Bastille Day eventually rolled around, I planned to stay home and clean my oven.” — David Sedaris

146. “Nothing Exposes our true self more than how we treat each other in the home.” — Joseph B. Wirthlin

Home Quotes to Embrace the Essence of Home

147. “That’s my sweetheart in there. Wherever she is, that’s where my home is.” — Nicholas Sparks

148. “I was gonna put him on the bus…I got tired of him talking, it was time for him to go home.” — Michael Lewis

149. “The greatest work we will ever do will be within the walls of our home.” — David O. McKay

150. Any place I hang my head is home.” — Groucho Marx

151. “I am not afraid to keep on living. I am not afraid to walk this world alone. Honey if you stay you’ll be forgiven, nothing you can say will set me going home.” — Gerard Way

152. “When angels speak of love they tell us it is only by loving that we enter an earthly paradise. They tell us paradise is our home and love our true destiny.” — Bell Hooks

153. “It was not the brutality of what occurred next that changed my mind and brought home to me the full meaning of fear. It was the brilliance of it.” — Elizabeth Kostova

154. “The wages of sin is death but so is the salary of virtue, and at least the evil get to go home early on Fridays.” — Terry Pratchett

155. I am this fiery snail crawling home.” — Charles Bukowski

156. “You have everything. A family, a great job, a lot of people who look up to you. You’ve got a place to go home to. So go.” — Jodi Picoult

Home Quotes to Capture Beauty and Comfort

157. “You were my home, Mother. I had no home but you.” ― Janet Fitch

158. “We will go far away, to nowhere, to conquer, to fertilize until we become tired. Then we will stop and there will be our home.” ― Dejan Stojanovic

159. “This is home and home is not something you remember, it is something you see every day and every moment.” ― Rick Bragg

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160. “Home is where we tie one end of the thread of life.” ― Martin Buxbaum

161. “If my home is indeed a sanctuary, I want to treat everything I bring into it as sacred.” ― Robyn Griggs Lawrence

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

163. “I used to think it was mere homesickness, then I started getting it at home.” ― John Lennon

164. “All of us need to be constantly reminded it takes a heap of living and loving to make a house a home.” ― Marvin J. Ashton

165. “Just rest and soon enough, you’ll be home.” I assured her as she slowly closed her eyes and the smile on her face faded.” ― Grace Fiorre

166.“Our home tells a story about us, so we may as well take the opportunity to make it a stylish one.” ― Deborah Needleman

Home Quotes to Discover Tranquility

167. “It’s not…not as easy to break away from home as I thought it’d be.” ― Marilyn Brant

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

169. “A home is not a mere transient shelter: its essence lies in the personalities of the people who live in it.” ― H.L. Mencken

170. “I’ve learned through the years that it’s not where you live, it’s the people who surround you that make you feel at home.” ― J.B. McGee

171. “Home gives you something no other place can… your history. Home is where your history begins.” ― Billie Letts

172. “Home is the place that expects the most of you, but still welcomes you at your worst. And she has always been my home, my Merminia.” ― Emm Cole

173. “His voice was everything she equated with home.” ― Tracy Guzeman

174. “Deep inside her heart, I was feeling my home like a hay made nest.” ― M.F. Moonzajer

175. “Only where there is life can there be home.” ― Joyce Carol Oates

176. “Our house was open to anyone who needed a little extra support or comfort or just a home-cooked meal.” ― Nina Sankovitch

Home Quotes to Warm Your Soul

177. “Home is not where you are from, it is where you belong. Some of us travel the whole world to find it. Others, find it in a person.” ― Beau Taplin

178. “Home is where your story begins.” ― Annie Danielson

179. “Home is where you can be yourself and feel comfortable in your own skin.” ― Oprah Winfrey

180. “You don’t have to go away to know where your home is.” ― Morgan Matson

181. “Some journeys take you farther from where you come from, but closer to where you belong.” ― Ron Franscell

182. “I felt the kind of peace you feel when you come in from a hot afternoon and pour cold water over your feet.” ― Sachin Kundalkar

183. “There was some part of me that never left that house. Rather, some part of the house that wouldn’t leave me.” ― Kate Morton

184. “Home is not as much about a place you belong, as people you belong to.” ― William P. Young

185. “Home isn’t just a trailer or four walls and a roof, home is the people that you love.” ― Rosie McKinley

186. “Home is the best place to teach young men and women about God’s kind of love.” ― Elizabeth George

Home Quotes for a Cozy Life

187. “It makes a soul lonely when even your tongue has no home.” ― Kiersten White

188. “Aren’t we all homeless without a home inside our mind?” ― Munia Khan

189. “A house doesn’t become a home until love moves in.” ― Faraaz Kazi

190. “Couches and tables and beds don’t make a home. Home is where you feel less alone.” ― A. Lynn

191. “A house is just a house for its structure and matter but when you add to this a warm caring family the house transforms into a home.” ― Victor Manan Nyambala

192. “Home is neither here nor there. Home is within you, or home is nowhere at all.” ― Hermann Hesse

193. “I wanted my home to be a haven, like coming in from the cold to a big warm hug.” ― Cathy Bramley

194. “Healthy home, healthy life.” ― Lailah Gifty Akita

195. “You make me feel at home in my own skin, and that is one of the greatest gifts anyone has ever given me.” ― John Mark Green

196. “When something extraordinary shows up in your life in the middle of the night, you give it a name and make it the best home you can.” ― Barbara Kingsolver

197. “If you usually just feel like dropping off to sleep when you get home at night, the evening might not be the best time for you to say affirmations.” ― Colleen Archer

198. “Additionally, the scent of lemon balm can help to reduce overall stress and anxiety in your home so it is a great option for soothing aromatherapy.” ― Jeff Gunn

199. “For there’s never any laughter, howsoever far you roam, like the laughter of the loved ones in the happiness of home.” ― Edgar A Guest

200. “The praise meter in our home should rise to new heights. As dads especially, we should be the most generous praisers on the planet.” ― Matt Click

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

202. “Three keys unlock the door to a gracious atmosphere at home: Respect, influence, and forgiveness.” ― Michael Cannon Loehrer

203. “If there’s work you love to do and being home will make you feel resentful, you’re better off doing the work you love.” ― Jacqueline Fisch

204. “For our home to be a refuge it needs to be a place where love, compassion, and patience prevail.” ― Allan Lokos

205. “Laughter is what makes a home warm, and what makes a work place human.” ― Catherine Pulsifer

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

Which of these home quotes was your favorite?

The idea of home is central to our well-being, identity, and personal growth.

Reflecting on these inspiring home quotes can help us gain a deeper appreciation for the sanctuaries we create for ourselves and our loved ones.

Whether we share a meal, engage in meaningful conversations, or simply find comfort in each other’s presence, our homes have the power to shape our lives and help us become the best versions of ourselves.

So, let us celebrate home’s essence and continue fostering spaces where love, belonging, and empowerment can thrive.

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  1. Catherine Stoehr

    October 7, 2021 at 12:23 PM

    This is my favorite – although there were a few others but his one fits in with what I want to do.

    75. “Home is what you take with you, not what you leave behind.” – N.K. Jemisin

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