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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. (Quote by - Bible)

There are hermit souls that live withdrawn In the place of their self-content; There are souls like stars that dwell apart, In a fellowless firmament; There are pioneer souls that blaze their paths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. (Quote by - Sam Walter Foss)

What is there more kindly than the feeling between host and guest? (Quote by - Aeschylus)

Ah me, why did they build my house by the road to the market town? (Quote by - Sir Rabindranath Tagore)

Hospitality sitting with gladness. (Quote by - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow)

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. (Quote by - Sam Walter Foss)

HOSPITALITY, n. The virtue which induces us to feed and lodge certain persons who are not in need of food and lodging. (Quote by - Ambrose Bierce)

When hospitality becomes an art, it loses its very soul. (Quote by - Max Beerbohm)

The first day a guest, the second day a guest, the third day a calamity. (Quote by - Indian Proverb)

True friendship's laws are by this rule express'd, Welcome the coming, speed the parting guest. (Quote by - Homer ("Smyrns of Chios"))

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. (Quote by - Thomas Bailey Aldrich)

Hospitality should have no other nature than love. (Quote by - Henrietta Mears)

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. (Quote by - Bible)

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. (Quote by - Henry Jackson van Dyke)

My master is of churlish disposition And little recks to find the way to heaven By doing deeds of hospitality. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

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. (Quote by - Robert Greene)

I was an hungered, and ye gave me meat: I was thirsty and ye gave me drink. I was a stranger, and ye took me in. (Quote by - Matthew

I am your host. With robber's hands in my hospitable favors You should not ruffle thus. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

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. (Quote by - Homer ("Smyrns of Chios"))

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. (Quote by - Thomas Bailey Aldrich)

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. [Lat., Hospes nullus tam in amici hospitium diverti potest, Quin ubi triduum continuum fuerit jam odiosus siet.] (Quote by - Plautus (Titus Maccius Plautus))

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. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

For 't is always fair weather When good fellows get together With a stein on the table and a good song ringing clear. (Quote by - Richard Hovey)

Unbidden guests Are often welcomest when they are gone. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

So saying, with despatchful looks in haste She turns, on hospitable thoughts intent. (Quote by - John Milton)

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