"One never reaches home, but wherever friendly paths intersect the whole world looks like home for a time."
"Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country."Hermann Hesse on Margaret Thatcher
"A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body."Hermann Hesse on Benjamin Franklin
"Where we love is home - home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts."Hermann Hesse on Oliver Wendell Holmes
"Human beings are the only creatures on earth that allow their children to come back home."Hermann Hesse on Bill Cosby
"Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in."Hermann Hesse on Robert Frost
"As a body everyone is single, as a soul never."
"People with courage and character always seem sinister to the rest."
"The call of death is a call of love. Death can be sweet if we answer it in the affirmative, if we accept it as one of the great eternal forms of life and transformation."
"To study history means submitting to chaos and nevertheless retaining faith in order and meaning."
"I have always believed, and I still believe, that whatever good or bad fortune may come our way we can always give it meaning and transform it into something of value."