„You can't go back home to your family, back home to your childhood, … back home to a young man's dreams of glory and of fame … back home to places in the country, back home to the old forms and systems of things which once seemed everlasting but which are changing all the time -- back home to the escapes of Time and Memory.“
— Thomas Wolfe, Book VI, Ch. 44: The Way of No Return
— John Muir Scottish-born American naturalist and author 1838 - 1914
"In the Sierra Forests", San Francisco Daily Evening Bulletin (part 3 of the 11 part series "Summering in the Sierra") dated July 1875, published 3 August 1875; reprinted in John Muir: Summering in the Sierra, edited by Robert Engberg (University of Wisconsin Press, 1984) page 79
— Robert Frost American poet 1874 - 1963
"The Death of the Hired Man" (1914)
— Jimmy Wales Wikipedia co-founder and American Internet entrepreneur 1966
— Imre Kertész Hungarian writer 1929
Context: There was truth in Diaz’s logic, yes: our line of work is like that. Once you have started, the only way back is to go forward. p. 91.
— Louisa May Alcott American novelist 1832 - 1888
— Aristotle Classical Greek philosopher, student of Plato and founder of Western philosophy -384 - -322 p. n. e.
— Margaret Fuller American feminist, poet, author, and activist 1810 - 1850
— Flavio Tranquillo Italian journalist and writer 1962
— Zayn Malik British singer 1993
— William Ewart Gladstone British Liberal politician and prime minister of the United Kingdom 1809 - 1898
Context: Here is my first principle of foreign policy: good government at home. My second principle of foreign policy is this—that its aim ought to be to preserve to the nations of the world—and especially, were it but for shame, when we recollect the sacred name we bear as Christians, especially to the Christian nations of the world—the blessings of peace. That is my second principle. Speech in West Calder, Scotland (27 November 1879), quoted in W. E. Gladstone, Midlothian Speeches 1879 (Leicester University Press, 1971), p. 115.