"My mom enlisted in the U.S. Navy in World War II, and my parents actually bought our home thanks to the loan she got through the GI Bill."
"Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country."Thomas Friedman on Margaret Thatcher
"A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body."Thomas Friedman on Benjamin Franklin
"Where we love is home - home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts."Thomas Friedman on Oliver Wendell Holmes
"Human beings are the only creatures on earth that allow their children to come back home."Thomas Friedman on Bill Cosby
"Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in."Thomas Friedman on Robert Frost
"Rock stars get room keys, I get business cards."
"Sometimes, when my wife and I were going out to dinner, I would take my laptop with me and work in the car, so as to take advantage of the half hour going and coming."
"I think we have lost our groove as a country. One of the reasons was the attack on 9/11. We got knocked off our game. From a country that always exported hope we went into the business of exporting fear."
"We need better neighbors, neighbors that care about the schools in their neighborhood whether they have kids in them or not, because they know that the health and vitality of that neighborhood depends on it."
"It created a global platform that allowed more people to plug and play, collaborate and compete, share knowledge and share work, than anything we have ever seen in the history of the world."