Hospitality Quotes

Hospitality is making your guests feel at home, even though you wish they were-Proverb




There is no hospitality like understanding.-Vanna Bonta




When friends are at your hearthside met, Sweet courtesy has done its most If you have made each guest forget That he himself is not the host.-Thomas Bailey Aldrich




If my best wines mislike thy taste, And my best service win thy frown, Then tarry not, I bid thee haste; There's many another Inn in town.-Thomas Bailey Aldrich




Oh that I had in the wilderness a lodging-place of wayfaring men; that I might leave my people, and go from them! for they be all adulterers, an assembly of treacherous men.-Bible



Be kindly affectioned one to another with brotherly love; in honour preferring one another; Not slothful in business; fervent in spirit; serving the Lord; Rejoicing in hope; patient in tribulation; continuing instant in prayer; Distributing to the necessity of saints; given to hospitality.-Bible




Let me live in my house by the side of the road, Where the race of men go by; They are good, they are bad; they are weak, they are strong, Wise, foolish,--so am I; Then why should I sit in the scorner's seat, Or hurl the cynic's ban? Let me live in my house by the side of the road, And be a friend to man.-Sam Walter Foss




There are hermit souls that live withdrawn In the place of their self-content; There are souls like stars that dwell apart, In a fellowless firmament; There are pioneer souls that blaze their paths Where highways never ran,-- But let me live by the side of the road, And be a friend to man.-Sam Walter Foss




He kept no Christmas-house for once a yeere, Each day his boards were fild with Lordly fare; He fed a rout of yeoman with his cheer, Nor was his bread and beefe kept in with care; His wine and beere to strangers were not spare, And yet beside to all that hunger greved, His gates were open, and they were there relived.-Robert Greene




Axylos, Teuthranos's son that dwelt in stablished Arisbe; a man of substance dear to his fellows; for his dwelling was by the road-side and he entertained all men.-Homer




True friendship's laws are by this rule express'd, Welcome the coming, speed the parting guest.-Homer




For 't is always fair weather When good fellows get together With a stein on the table and a good song ringing clear.-Richard Hovey




Hospitality sitting with gladness.-Henry Wadsworth Longfellow




So saying, with despatchful looks in haste She turns, on hospitable thoughts intent.-John Milton




No one can be so welcome a guest that he will not become an annoyance when he has stayed three continuous days in a friend's house-Plautus




For I, who hold sage Homer's rule the best, Welcome the coming, speed the going guest.-Alexander Pope




My master is of churlish disposition And little recks to find the way to heaven By doing deeds of hospitality.-William Shakespeare




I am your host. With robber's hands in my hospitable favors You should not ruffle thus.-William Shakespeare




Be it not in thy care. Go, I charge thee, invite them all; let in the tide Of knaves once more; my cook and I'll provide.-William Shakespeare




Ah me, why did they build my house by the road to the market town?-Sir Rabindranath Tagore





The lintel low enough to keep out pomp and pride; The threshold high enough to turn deceit aside; The doorband strong enough from robbers to defend; This door will open at a touch to welcome every friend.-Henry Jackson van Dyke




A host in himself.-Arthur Wellesley




What is there more kindly than the feeling between host and guest?-Aeschylus




The first day a guest, the second day a guest, the third day a calamity.-Indian Proverb




Hospitality should have no other nature than love.-Henrietta Mears




Christmas is a season for kindling the fire for hospitality in the hall, the genial flame of charity in the heart.-Washington Irving




I've got high standards when it comes to boys. As my dad says, all girls should! I'm from the South - Tennessee, to be exact - and down there, we're all about southern hospitality. I know that if I like a guy, he better be nice, and above all, my dad has to approve of him!-Miley Cyrus




In football, there were drinks available everywhere you looked. On a golf tournament, you could find one free anywhere you wanted it. In tennis and NBA basketball, everybody had a hospitality suite, and so you could go there and load up if you wanted to.-Pat Summerall




It is easier to have faith that God will support each House of Hospitality and Farming Commune and supply our needs in the way of food and money to pay bills, than it is to keep a strong, hearty, living faith in each individual around us - to see Christ in him.-Dorothy Day




No one of this nation ever begs, for the houses of all are common to all; and they consider liberality and hospitality amongst the first virtues.-Giraldus Cambrensis




The hospitality of the wigwam is only limited by the institution of war.-Charles Eastman




The mind is not a hermit's cell, but a place of hospitality and intercourse.-Charles Horton Cooley




When hospitality becomes an art it loses its very soul.-Max Beerbohm




When I sell liquor, it's called bootlegging; when my patrons serve it on Lake Shore Drive, it's called hospitality.-Al Capone




You will also allow me to thank the Academy for inviting me to lecture in Stockholm, for its hospitality, and for the opportunity afforded me for admiring the charm of your people and the beauty of your country.-Guglielmo Marcon


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