quote by Warsan Shire

And you tried to change, didn't you? Closed your mouth more. Tried to be softer, prettier, less volatile, less awake... You can't make homes out of human beings. Someone should have already told you that. And if he wants to leave, then let him leave. You are terrifying, and strange, and beautiful. Something not everyone knows how to love.

— Warsan Shire

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Leaving home 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.

Where we love is home - home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts.

Let the wife make the husband glad to come home, and let him make her sorry to see him leave.

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

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

To separate from my culture (as from my family) I had to feel competent enough on the outside and secure enough inside to live life on my own. Yet in leaving home I did not lose touch with my origins because lo mexicano is in my system. I am a turtle, wherever I go I carry 'home' on my back.

Migrants and refugees are not pawns on the chessboard of humanity.

They are children, women and men who leave or who are forced to leave their homes for various reasons, who share a legitimate desire for knowing and having, but above all for being more

Uh, homes, we are what we are. Black, white, Brown, yellow. Point is don't be ashamed of who you are, man. You wanna call it sterotyping. Hey, This is me, Órale vato, this is who I am. Take me or leave me. You don't like me? Turn around and look the other way. Its that simple.

Leaving home quote When people go to work, they shouldn't have to leave their hearts at home.

When people go to work, they shouldn't have to leave their hearts at home.

Half of what you will accomplish in a day will be determined before you leave home. Three quarters of what you achieve will be determined before you enter the classroom door

If you want to be a photographer, first leave home

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

I have to tell you that June Cleaver had a job in 'The New Leave It to Beaver.

' She did. Sure, she was a council woman. She went to work. She wasn't a sit-at-home grandma. She went out, got a job.

You leave home to seek your fortune and, when you get it, you go home and share it with your family.

You will come home before the leaves have fallen from the trees.

I think for many of us - speaking for just a pocket of the country - we trusted Obama. So when you leave your baby with your mom to watch, you don't run home and check the nanny cam. But now we've left the baby with Gary Busey, so we're going to be a lot more on it.

Don't leave me, even for an hour, because then the little drops of anguish will all run together, the smoke that roams looking for a home will drift into me, choking my lost heart.

During our travels, the Indians entertained me well;

and their affection for me was so great, that they utterly refused to leave me there with the others, although the Governor offered them one hundred pounds sterling for me, on purpose to give me a parole to go home.

A man who leaves home to mend himself and others is a philosopher;

but he who goes from country to country, guided by the blind impulse of curiosity, is a vagabond.

You can never go home again, but the truth is you can never leave home, so it's all right.

Love is a spendthrift, leaves it arithmetic at home, is always in the red.

Love is a spendthrift, leaves it arithmetic at home, is always in the red.

We enter the world alone, we leave it alone.

If we can trust each other and leave everything-all our hearts-out on the field, I think we're going to have something to come home to and cheer about.

Clemenza's overriding responsibility is to his family.

He takes a moment out of his routine madness to remember that he had promised his wife that he would bring dessert home. His instruction to his partner in crime is an entire moral manifesto in six little words: 'Leave the gun. Take the cannoli.

You need a village, if only for the pleasure of leaving it.

A village means that you are not alone, knowing that in the people, the trees, the earth, there is something that belongs to you, waiting for you when you are not there.

We leave something of ourselves behind when we leave a place, we stay there, even though we go away. And there are things in us that we can find again only by going back there.

Home is where somebody notices when you are no longer there.

Leaving home in a sense involves a kind of second birth in which we give birth to ourselves.

Almost everything worthwhile carries with it some sort of risk.

It is quite possible to leave your home for a walk in the early morning air and return a different person - beguiled, enchanted.

She never quite leaves her children at home, even when she doesn't take them along.

Do not make homes out of people. This will leave you homesick and sad.

I’m in for work at 6.30am and one of the last to leave. I don’t want to go home. We have beds at the training ground and I go home sometimes and say to my wife: 'Do you know something, I didn’t want to leave work today!' It’s not a slight on my wife. It’s just a great position to be in when you love your job so much.

Time is not the great teacher. Experience is. A man may live a whole life, but if he never leaves his home to experience that life, he dies knowing nothing. A mere child who has suffered and lived can be the wiser of the two.

I always clean before the cleaning lady comes.

If not, when I come home, I can't find anything. Cleaning ladies are always hiding things you leave out.

There is only one home to the life of a river-mussel;

there is only one home to the life of a tortoise; there is only one shell to the soul of man: there is only one world to the spirit of our race. If that world leaves its course and smashes on boulders of the great void, whose world will give us shelter?

Almost everything worthwhile carries with it some sort of risk, whether it's starting a new business, whether it's leaving home, whether it's getting married, or whether it's flying in space.

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