43 Quotes About Leaving Your Hometown


Your hometown always holds a special place in your heart. These quotes about leaving your hometown can leave you feeling nostalgic for the past.

“A child enters your home and for the next twenty years makes so much noise you can hardly stand it. The child departs, leaving the house so silent you think you are going mad.”

“A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it.”

“Adventure must start with running away from home.”

“After you leave home, you may find yourself feeling homesick, even if you have a new home that has nicer wallpaper and a more efficient dishwasher than the home in which you grew up.”

“Art is the only way to run away without leaving home.”

“But a wise parent humors the desire for independent action, so as to become the friend and adviser when his absolute rule shall cease.”

“But when you’re a kid, it isn’t chaos. It’s just a heartbeat. Your house isn’t floating through space, it sits on the ground.”

“Children have to be educated, but they have also to be left to educate themselves.”

“Children who cling to parents or who don’t want to leave home are stunted in their emotional, psychological growth.”

“Don’t leave home without your sword – your intellect.”

“Every day is a journey, and the journey itself is home.”

“Every day when you leave your home you give away more than you could ever imagine about who you are and what you do.”

“For the first time he considers the full emotional dimensions of the day. His life is changing but his parent’s lives are changing too.”

“Growing up means leaving home and becoming a self supporting adult. I think this the hardest task any human being hast to face.”

“Home is a place you grow up wanting to leave, and grow old wanting to get back to.”

“Home was truly the best place he could possibly be, but, alas, was not an available option.”

“However painful the process of leaving home, for parents and for children, the really frightening thing for both would be the prospect of the child never leaving home.”

“Human beings are the only creatures on earth that allow their children to come back home.”

“I never knew how easy it is to escape if you don’t mind leaving nearly everything behind.”

“I wish there was a way to know you’re in the good old days before you’ve actually left them.”

“If you love your son, make him leave home.”

“It was a time before Facebook and Instagram and texting. I imagine it must be easier now, for college students. Home must not feel so far away anymore.”

“It’s just as hard to go back to a place you once left, as it is to leave it again.”

“Knowing when to leave may be the smartest thing anyone can learn.”

“Not going home is already like death.”

“She had not thought it would be so easy to slip into the old roles.”

“Stay, stay at home, my heart, and rest; Home-keeping hearts are happiest.”

“The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.”

“The most important thing that parents can teach their children is how to get along without them.”

“The sun at home warms better than the sun elsewhere.”

“The wise man and the tortoise travel but never leave their home.”

“The wise traveler leaves his heart at home.”

“There is a moment, a chip in time, when leaving home is the lesser crime.”

“There is a sense of danger in leaving what you know, even if what you know isn’t much.”

“To know after absence the familiar street and road and village and house is to know again the satisfaction of home.”

“Unless you move, the place where you are is the place where you will always be.”

“When they reached the top of the hill they turned and looked down at the valley.”

“When you have a solid upbringing and a strong sense of place, that sustains you. My sense of home never leaves me.”

“You are the guy who’ll decide where to go.”

“You could walk out of the house, but you always returned home.”

“You don’t have a home until you leave it and then, when you have left it, you never can go back.”

“You leave home to seek your fortune and, when you get it, you go home and share it with your family.”

“You only think of the best comeback when you leave.”

Leaving your home can be one of the best decisions you make in your life.

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