41+ Best Homesick Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational homesick quotes will brighten up your day and make you feel ready to take on anything.

Famous Homesick Quotes

It really gets on my goat that people keep quoting Dorothea Mackellar’s ‘My Country’ as proof that there is no such thing as climate change. A poem written more than 100 years ago by a homesick 19 year old versus an ever-increasing body of refereed scientific thought… hmm, hard to know which way to jump, really. — Judy Horacek

I never used to get homesick when I first moved to L.A. — Michaela Conlin

I reluctantly left the series because a) my age. I’m 68 tomorrow and time is very precious for me to spend time at home with my family and especially with the grandchildren. They’re aged 7 and 5. After three years I became homesick for my home. — Richard Briers

We are torn between nostalgia for the familiar and an urge for the foreign and strange. As often as not, we are homesick most for the places we have never known. — Carson McCullers

You’re not built for riding, either, Horace added. I’d say more saddle sore than homesick. Svenal sighed ruefully, shifting his buttocks for the twentieth time to find a more comfortable spot. It’s true, he said. I’ve been discovering parts of my backside I never knew existed. — John Flanagan

I’m homesick all the time. I miss my animals. I miss my family. I miss my friends. — Brittany Howard

My mother and I were born in Mieres, Asturias, the most beautiful region you’ll ever see in Europe and the home of Cabrales, a great blue cheese made in the Asturian mountains. When I was young, we moved to Barcelona. Whenever my mother was homesick for Asturias, she’d eat a little piece of Cabrales to bring her closer to Mieres. — Jose Andres Puerta

It is possible to be homesick for a place even when you are there. — Don DeLillo

Christmas is a time when you get homesick – even when you’re home. — Carol Nelson

How many people have you made homesick for God? — Oswald Chambers

I do wish I could come and see you all and I intend to if nothing happens to prevent this Summer coming for I almost feel homesick when thinking how long it is since I saw my Mother. — Butch Cassidy

In the fullness of artistic life there is, and remains, and will always come back at times, that homesick longing for the truly ideal life that can never come true. — Vincent Van Gogh

It’s a great feeling for me when someone originally from Kentucky tells me I made them homesick after watching one of my movies. — Stu Pollard

I get homesick a lot. That can make me so emotional that I sometimes feel like crying- but never in front of anyone. No way! — Nick Carter

It’s Alright, Ma’ would be the prototype for that tune, I freely admit, … When I was 12 years old, or however old I was when Bringing It All Back Home came out, I’d just skip back and forth endlessly between ‘Subterranean Homesick Blues’ and ‘It’s Alright, Ma’ and ‘Mr. Tambourine Man,’ and now my Dylan roots are showing big time. — Rodney Crowell

I get very homesick, but otherwise it’s a great privilege to get to travel for work. — Jesse Eisenberg

Homesickness is nothing Fifty percent of the people in the world are homesick all the time. — John Cheever

Have you ever been homesick for someplace that doesn’t actually exist anymore? Someplace that exists only in your mind? — Jenny Lawson

He felt homesick for places he had never been. He missed hearts he had never loved. — Pete Wentz

It always produces such a lonely, homesick feeling to know others are eating, and we haven’t a chance, even if we are not hungry. — Nellie Bly

There’s a lot of landscape I never would have described if I hadn’t been homesick. The impulse was nostalgia. — Joan Didion

I suppose everybody must be always just a little homesick. — Joseph Conrad

You don’t get homesick here, … It’s like living at home. — Dave Kelly

Wake up and ponder the future — Hunter S. Thompson

One’s homesickness for Heaven finds at least an inn there; and it’s an inn on the right road. — Ruth Pitter

I was getting homesick so it’s great to be back here again and great to have a chance to give back to the community I grew up in. — Paul Gross

He is homesick and wants to stay away. I am disappointed, but the South West is not for everyone. — Alex Inglethorpe

I do not have any home. So why should I be homesick? — Carson McCullers

The hardest novel to write was Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant. — Anne Tyler

When I first moved to London, I felt very homesick and yearned after the countryside a lot. Because London’s hard. It’s a big place, and it’s lonely. It takes a while to get into it. But once I got into the flow of it and started to grow up, I realised that my home is wherever I am. — Toby Kebbell

We are homesick most for the places we have never known. — Carson McCullers

I love nature; I can’t imagine a better place to live than among nature. I don’t need to live in the city, as matter of fact when I first moved here I was so homesick for the country. — Freddy Mella

Now I have a family. I have a real home, a place I really want to come back to. I get really homesick before because there wasn’t much to be missed. — Joan Chen

When I was little, I used to feel a lot of pressure. Before matches, I’d want to throw up. But now, I’ve adapted. I do get homesick sometimes, but I have to remember why I am there and what I have to do to go pro. — Lauren Herring

Subterranean Homesick Blues [of Bob Dylan] captures, in word-salad format, life in an encroaching police state. — Bob Dylan

It may just be because I get homesick, but I have concluded Washington’s cherry blossoms are just plain overrated. — Newt Gingrich

Back home, people are really, really friendly. We grew up playing the same games and doing the same things. It’s different here because we don’t have the same connection with kids. We’re homesick most of the time, but we know we’re here for a purpose and you try and make your dream happen. — Alfred Aboya

After I’ve been in America for a while, I get homesick for Scotland. — Billy Boyd

It can be hard to get motivated after the Olympics but once you get to the line you’re in race mode. I have to admit though that I’ve been feeling a little homesick as well. — Cindy Klassen

When you feel homesick,’ he said, ‘just look up. Because the moon is the same wherever you go. — Donna Tartt

Don’t think I am not homesick for America. I say ‘homesick’ advisedly because I am a man with two homes – America, which gave me hospitality for many happy years, and where my daughter was born; and my native England. — Leslie Howard

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