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Quotes of the Day for 25 April 2001 – Home

By request of a reader stationed at a US Navy base in Japan who sometimes longs for home during the night watch, and also in celebration of the return of the VQ-1 World Watchers (AKA The Whidbey 24) on their recent return from captivity, here are a few thoughts on the subject of Home.

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The quotes:

A person travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it.
     - George Moore

Home is the wallpaper above the bed, the family dinner table, the church bells in the morning, the bruised shins of the playground, the small fears that come with dusk, the streets and squares and monuments and shops that constitute one's first universe.
     - Henry Anatole Grunwald

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

A house is no home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body.
     - Sarah Margaret Fuller

Human beings are the only creatures that allow their children to come back home.
     - Bill Cosby

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