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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
A hearth of your own is worth gold.  Danish.  1
At evening home is the best place for a man.  Goethe.  2
Dry bread at home is better than roast meat abroad.  3
East and west, at home’s the best.  German.  4
Every cricket knows its own hearth.  Russian.  5
Hame is a hamely word.  6
He that has no house of his own is everywhere at home.  7
He that has no rest at home is in the world’s hell.  Turkish.  8
He who is far from home is near to harm.  Danish.  9
Home, dear home, small as thou art, to me thou art a palace.  Italian.  10
Home is home, be it ever so homely.  11
Home is the rainbow of life.  London Truth.  12
Home keeping youths have ever homely wits.  13
Home the spot of earth supremely blest,
A dearer, sweeter spot than all the rest.  Montgomery.
I would rather see smoke from my own chimney than fire on another’s hearth.  15
In my own house I am a king.  Spanish.  16
Mid pleasures and palaces though we may roam,
Be it ever so humble, there’s no place like home.  Payne.
My home, my mother’s breast.  Italian.  18
Our own home surpasses every other.  Latin.  19
The coal-heaver is master at home.  20
The fire burns brightest on one’s own hearth.  Danish.  21
The good governor and the broken leg will keep at home.  Don Quixote.  22
The reek of my own house is better than the fire of another.  Spanish.  23
Travel east or travel west, a man’s own home is still the best.  Dutch.  24
There is no place like home even if it is a cellar.  Hans Andersen.  25
Without hearts there is no home.  Byron.  26

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