As this month saw people across the globe celebrate World Book Day, we have collected our top favourite quotes about home from famous writers and philosophers from around the world:
‘There is nothing like staying at home for real comfort.’ - Jane Austen
‘There’s no place like home.’ - L. Frank Baum
‘People usually are the happiest at home.’ - William Shakespeare
‘He is the happiest, be he king or peasant, who finds peace in his home.’ - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
‘A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it.’ - George Moore
‘I never left because part of me will always be in that house.’ - J.X. Burros
‘Home is the nicest word there is.’ - Laura Ingalls Wilder
‘A little happy house is the strongest castle in this while universe.’ - Mehmet Murant Ildan
‘Life begins well. It begins enclosed, protected, all warm in the bosom of the house.’ - Gaston Bachelard.
‘The house shelters daydreaming, the house protects the dreamer, the house allows one to dream in peace.’ - Gaston Bachelard.
‘One may make their house a palace of sham, or they can make it a home, a refuge.’ - Mark Twain