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There are hermit souls that live withdrawn In the place of their self-content; There are souls like stars that dwell apart, In a fellowless firmament; There are pioneer souls that blaze their paths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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