Missing Home Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old missing home quotes, missing home sayings, and missing home proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Let me go home / I'm just too far / From where you are / I wanna come home Amy Skylark Foster Gillies; Michael Steven Buble; Alan Pei Jei Chang
And I'm surrounded by / A million people I / I still feel alone / Oh, let me go home / Oh, I miss you, you know Amy Skylark Foster Gillies; Michael Steven Buble; Alan Pei Jei Chang
Homeward bound / I wish I was / Homeward bound / Home where my thought's escapin' / Home where my music's playin' / Home where my love lies waitin' / Silently for me Paul Simon
And I quite miss home / And I miss you telling me / To leave my shoes at the door / 'Cause you just swept the floor / And the dirt drives you crazy James Arthur
Yeah, I quite miss home / 'Cause it feels like poetry / When the rain falls down on the window / While you're in my arms / And we're watching the TV James Arthur
Ah, it's been so long since I began to roam / Thought I'd make it on my own / All I wanna do is go home Marvin P. Gaye
Been so long since, I began to roam / Never should have left home / Thought I was grown / But now I see what it meant to me Marvin P. Gaye
So fake cool image should be over / Cause I long for a feeling of home / Real life, depicted in song / A loving memory / After long, home is a place where I yearn to belong Mick Hucknall; Peter Lewinson; Steve Lewinson
Country roads, take me home / To the place I belong / West Virginia, mountain mama / Take me home, country roads Bill Danoff; John Denver; Taffy Nivert Danoff
I hear her voice in the mornin' hour, she calls me / The radio reminds me of my home far away / Drivin' down the road, I get a feelin' / That I should've been home yesterday, yesterday Bill Danoff; John Denver; Taffy Nivert Danoff
If I could walk around I swear I'll leave / Won't take nothing but a memory / From the house that built me Allen Shamblin; Tom Douglas
I hear a heart that's sound and high, / I hear the heart within me cry: / 'I'm homesick for my hills again — / My hills again! / Cotswold or Malvern, sun or rain! / My hills again!' F.W. Harvey
How sweet 'tis to sit 'neath a fond father's smile, / And the caress of a mother to soothe and beguile! / Let others delight mid new pleasures to roam, / But give me, oh, give me, the pleasures of home. / Home, home, sweet, sweet home! / There's no place like home, oh, there's no place like home! John Howard Payne
Home along, home along, an' I'd like to see it now, / The ruddy furrow white wi' gulls behind my father's plough — / A friend to greet, an' a girl to meet, an' a score o' folks to see, / Home along, home along, in the West Countrie! Cicely Fox Smith
We must get home — for we have been away / So long it seems forever and a day! / And O so very homesick we have grown, / The laughter of the world is like a moan / In our tired hearing, and its songs as vain, — / We must get home — we must get home again! James Whitcomb Riley
My home, my home, my cottage home, / Thou fair and lovely spot, / How sad and lonely is my soul, / When I can view thee not; Septimus Winner
He moans in his slumber 'Why did I ever / So far — westwardly roam; / Oh, must I lie down must I sleep forever / With no loving letters from home?' Henry Clay Work
Anyhow / I've poetry and music too to-day / in the very clatter: it goes 'Home, home, home.' Augusta Davies Webster
The universe wears a smiling face / As you spill your talk of the old home place; / You talk of the streets, and the home town jokes, / And you find that you know each other's folks; / And you haven't any more woes at all / And you both decide that the world is small — / A statement adding to its renown / When you meet a man from your own home town. Franklin P. Adams
Mid pleasures and palaces though we may roam, / Be it ever so humble, there's no place like home. J.H. Payne
Keep the Home-fires burning, / While your hearts are yearning, / Though your lads are far away / They dream of Home. Lena Guilbert Ford
Perhaps the self-same song that found a path / Through the sad heart of Ruth, when, sick for home, / She stood in tears amid the alien corn; / The same that oft-times hath / Charmed magic casements, opening on the foam / Of perilous seas, in faery lands forlorn. John Keats
Home, sweet home. J.H. Payne
Better is the smoke of my own house than the fire of another's. Spanish Proverb
I would rather see smoke from my own chimney than the fire on another's hearth. Danish Proverb
Sooner or later we hasten to one home. Roman Proverb
Travel east or travel west, a man's own home is still the best. English Proverb
Home is the strangest of common places, / Drenched with the light of familiar faces. E.B. White
Ever before us is home's immensity, / Always within us its sheer intensity. E.B. White
When we are young and restless to be free, home is the place from which we long to escape. But if there is still a home intact when trouble arises and life becomes a battlefield, home is the place to which we yearn to return. Billy Graham