Happy Birthday, America!
In the spirit of celebrating the Fourth of July, we turned to famous Americans for their thoughts about home, homeownership and the feeling of sanctuary that comes with having your own place.
Private property was the original source of freedom. Walter Lippmann
Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in. Robert Frost
Decorate your home. It gives the illusion that your life is more interesting than it really is. Charles M. Schulz
The ache for home lives in all of us. The safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned. Maya Angelou
I’d rather be on my farm than be emperor of the world. George Washington
A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body. Benjamin Franklin
There is nothing more important than a good, safe, secure home. Rosalynn Carter
Where thou art, that is home. Emily Dickinson
A man’s home may seem to be his castle on the outside; inside, it is more often his nursery. Clare Boothe Luce
I told my mother-in-law that my house was her house, and she said, “Get the [bleep] off my property.” Joan Rivers
Thanks for reading!