Guests Quotes

The lust for comfort, that stealthy thing that enters the house as a guest, and then becomes a host, and then a master.
– Kahlil Gibran

The first day one is a guest, the second a burden, and the third a pest.
– Jean Bruyere

Mankind is divisible into two great classes: hosts and guests.
– Max Beerbohm

Nobody can be as agreeable as an uninvited guest.
– Kin Hubbard

Habit is stronger than nature.
– Quintus Curtius Rufus

I celebrate Hanukkah. Anything with gifts is good.
– Sasha Cohen

A dinner invitation, once accepted, is a sacred obligation. If you die before the dinner takes place, your executor must attend.
– Ward McAllister

You must come home with me and be my guest; You will give joy to me, and I will do All that is in my power to honour you.
– Percy Bysshe Shelley

Hospitality, n. The virtue which induces us to feed and lodge certain persons who are not in need of food and lodging.
– Ambrose Bierce

We labor to make a house a home, then every time we’re expecting visitors, we rush to turn it back into a house.
– Robert Brault

Much did I rage when young, Being by the world oppressed, But now with flattering tongue It speeds the parting guest.
– William Butler

Earth, receive an honored guest; William Yeats is laid to rest. Let the Irish vessel lie Emptied of its poetry.
– W.H. Auden

Visitors are insatiable devourers of time, and fit only for those who, if they did not visit, would do nothing.
– William Cowper

See, your guests approach. Address yourself to entertain them sprightly, And let’s be red with mirth.
– William Shakespeare

Gratitude is a twofold love — love coming to visit us, and love running out to greet a welcome guest.
– Henry Van Dyke

Gentle my lord, sleek o’er your rugged looks; Be bright and jovial among your guests to-night.
– William Shakespeare

Staying with people consists in your not having your own way, and their not having theirs.
– Maarten Maartens

For whom he means to make an often guest, One dish shall serve; and welcome make the rest.
– Bishop Joseph Hall

Methinks a father Is at the nuptial of his son a guest That best becomes the table.
– William Shakespeare

One might well say that mankind is divisible into two great classes: hosts and Guests.
– Max Beerbohm