„Heimat. The word mean home in German, the place where one was born. But the term also conveys a subtler nuance, a certain tenderness. One's Heimat is not merely a matter of geography; it is where one's heart lies.“

—  Jenna Blum, livro Het familieportret

Fonte: Those Who Save Us

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American writer 1970

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„In the end we're all searching for our home, that one place where we belong.“

—  Masiela Lusha Albanian actress, writer, author 1985

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„No man has a home unless he is master of a place where he must please no one—a place where he can go and lock the door behind him.“

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„Here he lies where he longed to be;
Home is the sailor, home from sea,
And the hunter home from the hill.“

—  Robert Louis Stevenson, livro Underwoods

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Glad did I live and gladly die,
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„I want to be where your heart is home“

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