I like writing books. I'd rather be at home with my wife. I can write, take a break, come out, have a glass of tea, give my wife a kiss, and go back in and write some more. It's not so bad. I am really lucky.— Gene Wilder
Helpful Coming Home quotations
There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's book and write your own.
It's time for the bully pulpit of the White House to bring the gangstas in, put them around the table and let them know that if they don't come up with loan modifications and keep people in their homes that they've worked so hard for, we're gonna tax them out of business.
Every mouth you’ve ever kissed was just practice.
All the bodies you’ve ever undressed and ploughed in to were preparing you for me. I don’t mind tasting them in the memory of your mouth. Was it a long journey? Did it take you long to find me? You’re here now, welcome home.
It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.
A man who calls his kinsmen to a feast does not do so to save them from starving. They all have food in their own homes. When we gather together in the moonlit village ground it is not because of the moon. Every man can see it in his own compound. We come together because it is good for kinsmen to do so.
Let the wife make the husband glad to come home, and let him make her sorry to see him leave.
The moment a woman comes home to herself, the moment she knows that she has become a person of influence, an artist of her life, a sculptor of her universe, a person with rights and responsibilities who is respected and recognized, the resurrection of the world begins.
Everyone comes with baggage. Find someone who loves you enough to help you unpack.
When your time comes to die, be not like those whose hearts are filled with fear of death, so that when their time comes they weep and pray for a little more time to live their lives over again in a different way. Sing your death song, and die like a hero going home.
We should come home from adventures and perils and discoveries with new experiences and character.
I never married because there was no need.
I have three pets at home which answer the same purpose as a husband. I have a dog which growls every morning, a parrot which swears all afternoon, and a cat that comes home late at night.
Remember how far you've come, not just how far you have to go. You are not where you want to be, but neither are you where you used to be.
If a dog will not come to you after having looked you in the face, you should go home and examine your conscience.
The hero’s journey always begins with the call.
One way or another, a guide must come to say, 'Look, you’re in Sleepy Land. Wake. Come on a trip. There is a whole aspect of your consciousness, your being, that’s not been touched. So you’re at home here? Well, there’s not enough of you there.' And so it starts.
Go home and write / a page tonight. / And let that page come out of you - / Then, it will be true.
There comes a day when you realize turning the page is the best feeling in the world, because you realize there is so much more to the book than the page you were stuck on.
Come the millennium, month 12, In the home of greatest power, The village idiot will come forth To be acclaimed the leader.
Home is home wherever you grow up generally speaking.
Unless you're one of those people who always wants to get out of a small town and do something bigger with your life, which I always did but I always wanted to come back, so home is home and its a great place for me to come back and escape the hustle and bustle of the life that I live.
No one realizes how beautiful it is to travel until he comes home and rests his head on his old, familiar pillow.
Success doesn't come from what you do occasionally, but what you do consistently.
Home is where the heart is, home is where the fart is.
Come let us fart in the home. There is no art in a fart. Still a fart may not be artless. Let us fart and artless fart in the home.
There's something that happens to you when you come back to your hometown.
The fellow that owns his own home is always just coming out of a hardware store.
If you want light to come into your life, you need to stand where it is shining.
Whether you come back by page or by the big screen, Hogwarts will always be there to welcome you home.
Do you know what it means to come home at night to a woman who'll give you a little love, a little affection, a little tenderness? It means you're in the wrong house, that's what it means.
The greatest blessings of general conference come to us after the conference is over. Remember the pattern recorded frequently in scripture: we gather to hear the words of the Lord, and we return to our homes to live them.
Be strong enough to stand alone, be yourself enough to stand apart, but be wise enough to stand together when the time comes.
I have to think that I think it's always been a horse race between this administration's temporary political acumen and their completely, utterly, totally bankrupt policies. And they're coming home to roost. It was always a question of time. These guys aren't conservative. These guys are radicals.
Because the relationship between self and world is reciprocal, it is not a matter of first getting enlightened or saved and then acting. As we work to heal the Earth, the Earth heals us. No need to wait. As we care enough to take risks, we loosen the grip of ego and begin to come home to our true nature.
And when the day arrives I'll become the sky and I'll become the sea and the sea will come to kiss me for I am going home. Nothing can stop me now.
If you want to change the world, go home and love your family.
The reason I love my dog so much is because when I come home, he's the only one in the world who treats me like I'm the Beatles.
The outside of any building may now come inside and the inside go outside, each seems as part of the other. Continuity, plasticity, and all the new simplicity the imply have at last come home.
My school life was very much a wandering experience.
I was having trouble in school and I was not making a lot of friends. So coming home and actually improvising on the piano and just coming up with melodies was an escape for me.
Trust yourself. You have survived a lot and you will survive whatever is coming.
My daughter is a freshman in college and my son is - well, our daughter and our son - is a sophomore in college. So they come home on selected weekends, they come home on vacations and they're home in the summer, although they have jobs.
One small cat changes coming home to an empty house to coming home.
A man would prefer to come home to an unmade bed and a happy woman than to a neatly made bed and an angry woman.
Loneliness does not come from having no people around you, but from being unable to communicate the things that seen important to you.
There is only one thing worse than coming home from the lab to a sink full of dirty dishes, and that is not going to the lab at all!
I advise everyone to find an island in this life.
Find a place where this culture can't take energy away from you, sap your will and originality. Since anything physical can be mental, that island can be your home. Turn off the electromagnetic waves being forced upon you, the countless invisible forces coming at you all the time.
Some men like a dull life - they like the routine of eating breakfast, going to work, coming home, petting the dog, watching TV, kissing the kids, and going to bed. Stay clear of it - it's often catching.
You will come home before the leaves have fallen from the trees.
On the return trip home, gazing through 240,000 miles of space toward the stars and the planet from which I had come, I suddenly experienced the universe as intelligent, loving, harmonious.