Quotes and Sayings about Guests



"Jews have God's promise and if we Christians have it, too, then it is only as those chosen with them, as guests in their house, that we are new wood grafted onto their tree."
- Karl Barth
(Related: God, Guests, Promise, Wood)

"One might well say that mankind is divisible into two great classes: hosts and guests."
- Max Beerbohm
(Related: Guests, Mankind)

"People are either born hosts or born guests."
- Max Beerbohm
(Related: People, Guests)

"Humility is a virtue, and it is a virtue innate in guests."
- Max Beerbohm
(Related: Virtue, Guests, Humility)

"We see our customers as invited guests to a party, and we are the hosts. It's our job every day to make every important aspect of the customer experience a little bit better."
- Jeff Bezos
(Related: Experience, Customer, Day, Guests, Job, Party)

"House guests should be regarded as perishables: Leave them out too long and they go bad."
- Erma Bombeck
(Related: Guests)

"To buy very good wine nowadays requires only money. To serve it to your guests is a sign of fatigue."
- William F. Buckley, Jr.
(Related: Money, Fatigue, Guests, Wine)

"Go now, verses, on your light feet, you have not trodden hard on the old earth where the graves laugh when they see their guests, the one corpse stacked on top of the other. Go now and stagger to her whom I do not know."
- Hugo Claus
(Related: Earth, Feet, Guests, Light, Now, Old)

"For, after all, put it as we may to ourselves, we are all of us from birth to death guests at a table which we did not spread."
- Rebecca H. Davis
(Related: Death, Guests, May)

"Children are not casual guests in our home. They have been loaned to us temporarily for the purpose of loving them and instilling a foundation of values on which their future lives will be built."
- James Dobson
(Related: Home, Purpose, Values, Children, Future, Guests, Will)

"Our people, though capable of strong and durable feeling, were not demonstrative in their affection at any time, least of all in the presence of guests or strangers."
- Charles Eastman
(Related: Time, People, Affection, Feeling, Guests, Strangers)

"It's long been a cliche in Washington that if you hang a lamb chop in your window, guests will come."
- Suzanne Fields
(Related: Guests, Washington, Will)

"She and my uncle were very sociable and would have a lot of people over at night to play cards or whatever. The high spot of those evenings was when we kids got dressed up to do a skit or something to amuse the guests. I loved it."
- Louise Fletcher
(Related: People, Cards, Guests, Kids, Night, Play)

"Guests, like fish, begin to smell after three days."
- Benjamin Franklin
(Related: Fish, Guests)

"Of the many guests we welcomed to the Mickey Mouse Club, my absolute favorites were the Lennon Sisters."
- Annette Funicello
(Related: Guests, Mouse, Sisters)

"Make your free men and guests sit as far as possible at tables on either side, not four here and three there."
- Robert Grosseteste
(Related: Men, Guests)

"With guests who are 'in the middle of the fight,' we're able to hear their point-of-view on the topics, as well as advance our own feelings."
- Sean Hannity
(Related: Feelings, Fight, Guests)

"Few enjoy noisy overcrowded functions. But they are a gesture of goodwill on the part of host or hostess, and also on the part of guests who submit to them."
- Fannie Hurst
(Related: Goodwill, Guests)

"We wanted to interview people on the show, do variety, get the artists, the guests involved with us in our group. They wanted to keep the four guys together. We wanted to change the format."
- Davy Jones
(Related: Change, People, Artists, Guests, Variety)

"We have developed overlays for the keys of the cash registers with the help of the Braille Institute, so that blind crew members can take orders and help our guests."
- Carl Karcher
(Related: Blind, Guests, Help)

"Your baby only needs a lot of light at night if he's reading or he's entertaining guests."
- Lawrence Kutner
(Related: Baby, Guests, Light, Needs, Night, Reading)

"My table seats eight, so that's my maximum. Having a small number of guests is the only way to generate good conversation. Besides, your whole house doesn't get wrecked that way."
- Paul Lynde
(Related: Conversation, Guests)

"Japanese naval officers in dress whites are frequent guests at Pearl Harbor's officers' mess and are very polite. They always were. Except, of course, for that little interval there between 1941 and 1945."
- William Manchester
(Related: Dress, Guests)

"In the end we're all Jerry Springer Show guests, really, we just haven't been on the show."
- Marilyn Manson
(Related: End, Guests)

"Now, having had this experience, I can't say really what they were looking for. I don't know their minds. But every time I see a reality show, it seems that the most entertaining parts on other reality shows are when they make their guests look foolish."
- Liza Minnelli
(Related: Time, Experience, Guests, Now, Reality)

"The people I want are very famous and very rich, and all I can offer them is a bit of exposure on TV and a bit of cash, so it's a miracle we get any guests at all. But we have been very lucky."
- Graham Norton
(Related: People, Famous, Guests, Want)

"We're gonna try and bring on all the different aspects of horror movie making and bring on guests and show all these old '50's B movies. Not the real corny ones, the real cool ones."
- Jerry Only
(Related: Movies, Guests, Horror, Old)

"You must strive to multiply bread so that it suffices for the tables of mankind, and not rather favor an artificial control of birth, which would be irrational, in order to diminish the number of guests at the banquet of life."
- Pope Paul VI
(Related: Life, Control, Guests, Mankind, Order)

"The magic formula that successful businesses have discovered is to treat customers like guests and employees like people."
- Tom Peters
(Related: People, Successful, Employees, Formula, Guests, Magic)

"You get the feeling that many of my guests feel that the French language gives them entry into a more cultivated, more intelligent world, more highly civilised too, with rules."
- Bernard Pivot
(Related: Feeling, Guests, Language, Rules, World)

"Here is Mike Wallace, who is visible to the public, and I have been watching him since the early '50s. Smoking up a storm and insulting his guests and being absolutely wonderfully evil and charming too."
- Christopher Plummer
(Related: Being, Evil, Guests, Public, Smoking)

"Dessert is probably the most important stage of the meal, since it will be the last thing your guests remember before they pass out all over the table."
- William Powell
(Related: Guests, Will)

"Modern Carpet Designs may provide endless entertainment for your guests."
- William Heath Robinson
(Related: Entertainment, Guests, May)

"On the road we're somebody else's guests - and we play in a way that they're not going to forget we visited them."
- Knute Rockne
(Related: Forget, Guests, Play, Road)

"The only advantage of not being too good a housekeeper is that your guests are so pleased to feel how very much better they are."
- Eleanor Roosevelt
(Related: Being, Guests)

"Often when He comes, He finds the soul occupied. Other guests are there, and He has to turn away. He cannot gain entry, for we love and desire other things; therefore, His gifts, which He is offering to everyone unceasingly, must remain outside."
- Johannes Tauler
(Related: Love, Soul, Desire, Gain, Gifts, Guests)

"The number of guests at dinner should not be less than the number of the Graces nor exceed that of the Muses, i.e., it should begin with three and stop at nine."
- Marcus Terentius Varro
(Related: Guests)

"The theme of the party was Neverland Ranch, so guests were asked to come as anyone or anything associated with Michael Jackson. It was all very disturbing."
- April Winchell
(Related: Guests, Party)

"It is the personality of the mistress that the home expresses. Men are forever guests in our homes, no matter how much happiness they may find there."
- Elsie De Wolfe
(Related: Happiness, Home, Men, Guests, May, Personality)