- "A good home must be made, not bought."
- — Joyce Maynard, "Domestic Affairs"
"The most important work you and I will ever do will be within the walls of our own homes."
— Harold B. Lee
"The ideal of happiness has always taken material form in the house,
whether cottage or castle. It stands for permanence and separation from
— Simone de Beauvoir
"A house can have integrity, just like a person."
— Ayn Rand
"A house that does not have one warm, comfy chair in it is soulless".
— May Sarton
"It is difficult to know
what counts in the world. Most of us count credits, honor, dollars. But
at the bulging center of mid-life, I am beginning to see that the
things that really matter take place not in the boardrooms, but in the
kitchens of the world."
— Gary Allen Sledge (Writer)
"The home is the bottom
line of life, the anvil upon which attitudes and convictions are
hammered out. [It is]… the single most influential force in our
earthly existence. No price tag can adequately reflect its value. No
gauge can measure its ultimate influence … for good or ill. It is at
home, among family members that we come to terms with circumstances. It
is here life makes up its mind."
— Chuck Swindoll