quote by Jayne Anne Phillips

Towns change; they grow or diminish, but hometowns remain as we left them.

— Jayne Anne Phillips

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Home town quote If you want to change the world, go home and love your family.

If you want to change the world, go home and love your family.

God does not... give people positions or jobs or... good conditions such as they desire; they must do that for themselves.. God does not build cities nor towns nor nations, nor homes, nor factories; men and people do that and all those who want must work for themselves and pray to God to give them strength to do it.

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.

Home town quote If light is in your heart, you will find your way home.

If light is in your heart, you will find your way home.

A clock struck out the hour of twelve, and the bird in the hedgerow was still singing as we marched out to the roadway, and followed our merry pipers home to town.

Speaking of River City in The Music Man & his home town, Mason City, Iowa: I didn't have to make up anything. I simply remembered Mason City as closely as I could.

I was a crown attorney in my home town in Nova Scotia, and I learned that victims of crime needed better laws to better protect them. I saw politics as a means to improve this protection for them.

Home town quote Travel is not really about leaving our homes, but leaving our habits.

Travel is not really about leaving our homes, but leaving our habits.

Unlike the boundaries of the sea by the shorelines, the "ocean of air" laps at the border of every state, city, town and home throughout the world.

Irish tory employers hid[e] their sweatshops behind orange flags, and Irish home rule landlords us[e] the green sunburst of Erin to cloak their rack-renting in the festering slums of our Irish towns.

All of us grow up in particular realities - a home, family, a clan, a small town, a neighborhood. Depending upon how we're brought up, we are either deeply aware of the particular reading of reality into which we are born, or we are peripherally aware of it.

Home town quote Take care of your body, it's the only home you have.

Take care of your body, it's the only home you have.

Social Democratic and trade union organs have approved of the illegal invasion of Belgium, of the massacre of suspected guerrillas, as well as their wives and children, as well as the destruction of their homes in various towns and districts.

For me, and this may not be everybody, but because I do love country music so much, there's such a feeling of home in Nashville, especially because it's such a small town. You bring up one song, everybody knows who wrote it, everybody knows their mother and what their cell number is, and all of the stories.

You can't appreciate home till you've left it, money till it's spent, your wife till she's joined a woman's club, nor Old Glory till you see it hanging on a broomstick on the shanty of a consul in a foreign town.

Home town quote Thousands of tired, never-shaken, over civilized people are beginning to find ou

Thousands of tired, never-shaken, over civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountain is going home, that wilderness is a necessity.

You can't appreciate home till you've left it, money till it's spent, your wife till she's joined a woman's club, nor Old Glory till you see it hanging on a broomstick on the shanty of a consul in a foreign town.

Our house was bombed, and the roof fell in.

We were sitting under the stairs of the basement, and we were quite safe, but it brought home the realization. In two nights 400 people were killed in small town.

Every small town has its dramatic group, its barber-shop quartet, every home has music in one form or another.

Home town quote People travel to faraway places to watch, in fascination, the kind of people the

People travel to faraway places to watch, in fascination, the kind of people they ignore at home.

Moral sentences appear ostentatious and tumid, when they have no greater occasions than the journey of a wit to his home town: yet such pleasures and such pains make up the general mass of life; and as nothing is little to him that feels it with gre

Traveling to swimming meets took me beyond my small-town existence, gave me a hint of the exciting world outside of my own home.

I've always treated my city like some shoulder pads.

Home town quote Little by little, the bird makes its nest.

Little by little, the bird makes its nest.

I just owe almost everything to my father and it's passionately interesting for me that the things that I learned in a small town, in a very modest home, are just the things that I believe have won the election.

We cannot hope only to leave our children a bigger car, a bigger bank account.

We must hope to give them a sense of what it means to be a loyal friend, a loving parent, a citizen who leaves his home, his neighborhood and town better than he found it.

That means I can drive a flock of sheep through the town centre, drink for free in no less than 64 pubs and get a lift home with the police when I become inebriated. What more could you want?

Home town quote My home is in Heaven. I'm just traveling through this world.

My home is in Heaven. I'm just traveling through this world.

It is not enough to defend our values at home, in our newspapers and in our institutions. We also have to defend them in the refugee camps of the Middle East, and the ruined ghost towns of Syria.

Red Hook Road made me happy, and happy to be alive.

It took me out of my home on the coast of South Carolina, placed me in the town along Red hook Road, and changed me the way good books always do.

My great love is my home county of Cornwall, I love to sit and watch people enjoying themselves on the beaches and in the harbour towns of Cornwall.

Home town quote Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.

Every strike brings me closer to the next home run.

Okay, you can stay at home and Spotify, or YouTube, or you can get off your ass and come listen to what real musicians making real music sound like. And, hey, it doesn't have to be me, but if I'm in town, then yeah, you should definitely check me out.

Despite the obvious damage now visible in the entropic desolation of every American home town, Wal-Mart managed to install itself in the pantheon of American Dream icons, along with apple pie, motherhood, and Coca Cola.

Can't keep you home, you're messin' around, my best friend told me you're the best trick in town.

Home town quote We are all visitors to this time, this place. We are just passing through. Our p

We are all visitors to this time, this place. We are just passing through. Our purpose here is to observe, learn, grow, love and then return home.

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It is no accident that I made Cartoon Town a simple little village - in many ways it mirrored my home town. And, yes, many of my puppet characters took on some of the more eccentric characteristics of people I knew there.

Plan the town, if you like; but in doing it do not forget that you have got to spread the people. Make wider roads, but do not narrow the tenements behind. Dignify the city by all means, but not at the expense of the health of the home and the family life and the comfort of the average workman and citizen.

You might be a redneck if your beer can collection is considered a tourist attraction in your home town.

Home town quote Art is the only way to run away without leaving home.

Art is the only way to run away without leaving home.

As a Roman philosopher, Cicero, said of him a few hundred years later, Socrates 'called philosophy down from the sky and established her in the towns and introduced her into homes and forced her to investigate life, ethics, good and evil.

My main home is in Fayetteville, Arkansas, a college town in the Ozark Mountains. I live on the highest hill in a quiet cul-de-sac, surrounded by friends.

I think we can save a lot of money if we do smart growth, where we build the homes and all of this closer into towns.

What induces you, oh man, to depart from your home in town, to leave parents and friends, and go to the countryside over mountains and valleys, if it is not for the beauty of the world of nature?

Oh, London is a man's town, there's power in the air;

And Paris is a woman's town, with flowers in her hair; And it's sweet to dream in Venice, and it's great to study Rome; But when it comes to living, there is no place like home.

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