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

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

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

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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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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