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Proverbs containing the word Home

There’s no place like home

No matter how humble it may be, home is the place where one feels happiest. The proverb comes from from the famous song Home, Sweet Home, by... Read more →

The shortest way round is the longest way home

Short cuts can involve one in difficulties.You'd better stick to The longest way round is the nearest way home.

Men make houses, women make homes

The husband may bay, or even build, the house, but it only becomes a real home when it is made warm and comfortable by the wife.

The longest way round is the nearest way home

Shorts cuts can involve one in difficulties. It is better to follow the correct procedure in anything than to try to save time by scamping the... Read more →

Curses, like chickens, come home to roost

Here 'come home to roost' means 'recoil upon the originator', just as when a stone thrown up into the air comes down on the head of the thrower.... Read more →

Charity begins at home

This proverb is often used as an excuse for not helping those outside the family circle. 'I found myself being asked for subscriptions to so... Read more →

East or west, home is best

Wherever it is, and however far you may travel from it, There's no place like home.