Quotes of Domestic

“ Men are April when they woo, December when they wed: maids are may when they are maids, but the sky changes when they are wives. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ Marriage is a bribe to make the housekeeper think she's a householder. ”

- Thornton Wilder

“ Were it not for imagination a man would be as happy in arms of a chambermaid as of a duchess. ”

- Samuel Johnson

“ Where thou art, that is home. ”

- Emily Dickinson

“ 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. ”

- Thornton Wilder

“ Welcome, maids of honor, You doe bring In the spring, And wait upon her. ”

- Robert Herrick

“ His wit invites you by his looks to come, But when you knock, it never is at home. ”

- William Cowper

“ Home is where there's one to love us. ”

- Charles Swain

“ It is the personality of the mistress that the home expresses. Men are forever guests in our homes, no matter how much happiness they may find there. ”

- Elsie De Wolfe

“ Our country is where ever we are well off. ”

- John Milton

“ For the love of God, folks, don't do this at home. ”

- W. Somerset Maugham

“ Three little maids who, all unwary, / Come from a ladies' seminary. ”

- William Gilbert

“ Heaven is home. Utopia is here. Nirvana is now. ”

- Edward Abbey

“ I strongly believe that politicians misjudged the amount of national and local sentiment about this issue. ”

- Richard Clark

“ So that he seemed to depart not from life, but from one home to another. ”

- Cornelius Nepos

“ The Stately Homes of England, How beautiful they stand, To prove the Upper Classes, Have still the Upper Hand. ”

- Noel Coward

“ I just thought the Legacy Highway was more local. From a national standpoint, Katrina was a bigger story. But from a local standpoint, I think Legacy was a bigger story. ”

- Thomas Neil

“ The world does owe you a living, but it doesn't home deliver. ”

- Unknown

“ In 1944 James Arthur and Minnie Susan were added to the Marx household. ”

- Harpo Marx

“ I'll try to imagine something and see what happens. But it usually winds up being about something fairly concrete and close to home. ”

- Richard Thompson

“ I believe the preservation of the home in the future lies almost entirely in the hands of men. ”

- Agnes Macphail

“ If they are willing to give women economic freedom in that home, if they are willing to live by the standard they wish women to live by, then homes will be preserves. ”

- Agnes Macphail

“ A farce or comedy is best played; a tragedy is best read at home. ”

- Abraham Lincoln

“ Well, maybe at home I don't have the best image. ”

- Martina Hingis

“ I'm a great housekeeper. I get divorced. I keep the house. ”

- Zsa Zsa Gabor

“ Bush promised a foreign policy of humility and a domestic policy of compassion. He has given us a foreign policy of arrogance and a domestic policy that is cynical, myopic and cruel. ”

- Joe Klein

“ If the many allegations made to this date are true, then the burglars who broke into the headquarters of the Democratic National Committee at the Watergate were, in effect, breaking into the home of every citizen. ”

- Sam Ervin

“ I'm delighted to team with KB Home to create beautiful and functional homes that are filled with the design, colors, and high-quality materials that have been the inspiration for my homes over the years,... Each room in the home will be carefully constructed and handsomely appointed. ”

- Martha Stewart

“ The phrase "domestic cat" is an oxymoron. ”

- George Will

“ I hate the word housewife; I don't like the word home-maker either. I want to be called Domestic Goddess. ”

- Roseanne Barr
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