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.

I believe it is true I know I was near home sick before. I think of a thousand things which 1 ought to be doing, and here I am near 300 miles distant. Abigail Adams
Amidst these delightfull scenes of Nature, my Heart pants for the society of my dear Relatives and Friends who are too far removed from me. Abigail Adams
All the world is sad and dreary / Ev’rywhere I roam, / Oh! darkies, how my heart grows weary, / Far from the old folks at home. Stephen Collins Foster
How often have I lain beneath rain on a strange roof, thinking of home. William Faulkner
You'll feel so homesick that you'll want to die, and there's nothing you can do about it apart from endure it. But you will, and it won't kill you. Ellis
I'm so homesick. I'm pining for the fjords, for the six-month nights. I miss the sardines and those little flat crackers. Norway, land of the midnight sun, I miss you. Justin Cammy
I'm an ex-citizen of nowhere, and sometimes I get mighty homesick. Rumson
In 1678 doctors diagnosed a mental affliction soldiers suffered from as 'nostalgia' - homesickness, a longing to return to the past. The cruel reality of war is that there is no return home. No return to innocence. What is lost, is lost forever. Like my father, war's wounds have bled me dry. No words of comfort; no words of forgiveness. No words at all. Sarah Connor
I'm a long way from home/And so all alone/ Homesick like I never thought I'd be/ I'm a long way from home/Everything is wrong/Someone please watch over me Waylon Jennings
Me and my wife just got home and she says 'I'm homesick.' I said 'You're already home.' She says 'I know I'm sick of it.' She says 'I know I'm sick of it.' Tommy Cooper
E.T. phone home. E.T.
You can never go home again, but the truth is you can never leave home, so it's all right. Maya Angelou
We are homesick most for the places we have never known. Carson McCullers
We are homesick for places, we are reminded of places, it is the sounds and smells and sights of places which haunt us and against which we often measure our present. Alan Gussow
It's a funny thing coming home. Nothing changes. Everything looks the same, feels the same, even smells the same. You realized what's changed is you. F. Scott Fitzgerald
Home is the place, where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in. Robert Frost
There is nothing like staying at home for real comfort. Jane Austen
Homesickness is nothing. Fifty percent of the people in the world are homesick all the time. John Cheever
Where we love is home, home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts. Oliver Wendell Holmes
We don't call it homesick. We call it missing home. There's not a sickness involved, it's a state of mind. John Litten