— Andrew Motion poet, novelist and biographer from England 1952
"You Helped Give a Shape", An elegy on the death of HM Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother
— Byron Katie American spiritual writer 1942
Loving What Is: Four Questions That Can Change Your Life (2002)
— Charles Wesley English Methodist and hymn writer 1707 - 1788
"Hymn for Christmas-Day"
Hymns and Sacred Poems (1739)
Context: Come, Desire of nations, come,
Fix in us thy humble home;
Rise, the woman's conquering Seed,
Bruise in us the serpent's head....
Adam's likeness, Lord, efface;
Stamp thine image in its place.
Second Adam from above,
Reinstate us in thy love.
„Will you not come home, brother? you have been long away,
It's April, and blossom time, and white is the spray;
And bright is the sun, brother, and warm is the rain, -
Will you not come home, brother, home to us again?“
— John Masefield English poet and writer 1878 - 1967
Salt-Water Ballads (1902), "The West Wind"
„Jellicle Cats come out tonight,
Jellicle Cats come one come all:
The Jellicle Moon is shining bright —
Jellicles come to the Jellicle Ball.“
The Song of the Jellicles
Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats (1939)
„Dark and empty was the place to which I’d come
Cold and silent was the house my name was on
Nine rooms — and a tomb in every one“
— Cat Stevens British singer-songwriter 1948
Song lyrics, Numbers (1974)
„It’s a funny thing coming home. Nothing changes. Everything looks the same, feels the same, even smells the same. You realize what’s changed, is you.“
— Eric Roth American screenwriter 1945
Source: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button Screenplay
— Margaret Fuller American feminist, poet, author, and activist 1810 - 1850
„A girl phoned me the other day and said, 'Come on over. There's nobody home.' I went over. Nobody was home.“
— Rodney Dangerfield American actor and comedian 1921 - 2004
Variant: One woman I was dating called and said, 'Come on over, there's nobody home.' I went over. Nobody was home.
„It takes three things to make it in this business: the tenacity of a bulldog, the hide of a rhinoceros and a good home to come home to.“
— Stella Adler American actress and teaching coach 1901 - 1992
Quoted in "The Advocate", 2 Feb 1999, p. 44
„Place a portion (of goodness) from the Qur’an in your homes, for surely ease will come to the people of that house in which the Qur’an is read, goodness will increase, and the inhabitants (of that house) will be given excess bounties.“
— Muhammad Arabian religious leader and the founder of Islam 570 - 632
Wasa’ilush Shi’a, Volume 4, Page 85