Hospitality Quotes

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1. “In Ireland, you go to someone's house, and she asks you if you want a cup of tea. You say no, thank you, you're really just fine. She asks if you're sure. You say of course you're sure, really, you don't need a thing. Except they pronounce it ting. You don't need a ting. Well, she says then, I was going to get myself some anyway, so it would be no trouble. Ah, you say, well, if you were going to get yourself some, I wouldn't mind a spot of tea, at that, so long as it's no trouble and I can give you a hand in the kitchen. Then you go through the whole thing all over again until you both end up in the kitchen drinking tea and chatting. In America, someone asks you if you want a cup of tea, you say no, and then you don't get any damned tea.I liked the Irish way better.”

Tags : Hospitality Humor Ireland Tea
Author : C.E. Murphy
Source : Urban Shaman

2. “One of the more tiring aspects of hitchhiking is a need to be sociable and make conversation with whoever is driving you. It would be considered poor form to accept a ride, hop into the passenger seat and then simply to crash out until you reached your destination. How I longed to do just that, but instead I chatted merrily away, energy ebbing from me with each sentence, until Chris dropped me at the address of the lady who had offered me free B&B.One of the more tiring aspect of accepting an offer of free accommodation is a need to be sociable and make conversation with whoever had offered it to you. It would be considered poor form to turn up, dumb your bags, crawl into your bedroom and order an early morning alarm call. How I longed to do just that, but instead I chatted merrily away to Marjorie, energy ebbing from me with each sentence, until the tea was drunk, the cake was eaten and I finally plucked up the courage to mention just how exhausted I was. I apologised and said that I simply had to grab a couple of hours sleep, and Marjorie understandingly showed me to my room.”

Tags : Hitchhiking Hospitality Politeness
Author : Tony Hawks
Source : Round Ireland with a Fridge

3. “Kitchen’s always open.”

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Author : Jason Medina
Source : A Ghost In New Orleans

4. “Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for by doing that some have entertained angels without knowing it.”

Tags : Angels Generosity Guests Hospitality Inspirational Strangers
Author : Anonymous
Source : Holy Bible: King James Version

5. “Whenever you go on a trip to visit foreign lands or distant places, remember that they are all someone's home and backyard.”

Tags : Backyard Distant Familiar Foreign Home Hospitality House Residence Travel Traveler Trip Visit Visitor Wanderer
Author : Vera Nazarian
Source : The Perpetual Calendar of Inspiration

6. “In Paris the cashiers sit rather than stand. They run your goods over a scanner, tally up the price, and then ask you for exact change. The story they give is that there aren't enough euros to go around. "The entire EU is short on coins."And I say, "Really?" because there are plenty of them in Germany. I'm never asked for exact change in Spain or Holland or Italy, so I think the real problem lies with the Parisian cashiers, who are, in a word, lazy. Here in Tokyo they're not just hard working but almost violently cheerful. Down at the Peacock, the change flows like tap water. The women behind the registers bow to you, and I don't mean that they lower their heads a little, the way you might if passing someone on the street. These cashiers press their hands together and bend from the waist. Then they say what sounds to me like "We, the people of this store, worship you as we might a god.”

Tags : Asia Cashiers Europe Euros Hospitality Japan Paris Tokyo
Author : David Sedaris
Source : When You Are Engulfed in Flames

7. “There is a rational part of my brain and it says, Don't zap them, Warren. Ask questions first, find out who they are and why they're here, on your doorstep, lurking, banging. Find out their hopes and dreams. Offer them a glass of water. And that part of my brain has control of my left hand, which is holding the doorknob. The right hand fucking zaps the crackhead.”

Tags : Fear Hospitality Self Defense Tasers
Author : Mat Johnson
Source : Loving Day

8. “This is my doctrine: Give every other human being every right you claim for yourself. Keep your mind open to the influences of nature. Receive new thoughts with hospitality. Let us advance.”

Tags : Advancement Doctrine Hospitality Nature Rights
Source : The Liberty of Man, Woman and Child

9. “In the cherry blossom's shadethere's no such thingas a stranger.”

Tags : Hospitality Old Songs Truth

10. “If a good system of agriculture, unrivaled manufacturing skill, a capacity to produce whatever can contribute to either convenience or luxury, schools established in every village for teaching reading, writing, and arithmetic, the general practice of hospitality and charity amongst each other, and above all, a treatment of the female sex full of confidence, respect, and delicacy, are among the signs which denote a civilized people – then the Hindus are not inferior to the nations of Europe, and if civilization is to become an article of trade between England and India, I am convinced that England will gain by the import cargo.”

Tags : Agriculture Arithmetic Charity Convenience Delicacy England Europe Hinduism Hindus Hospitality India Luxury Reading Respect Schools Science Skill Writing
Author : Thomas Munro

11. “Hospitality means primarily the creation of free space where the stranger can enter and become a friend instead of an enemy. Hospitality is not to change people, but to offer them space where change can take place. It is not to bring men and women over to our side, but to offer freedom not disturbed by dividing lines.”

Tags : Acceptance Change Freedom Friend Holy Hospitality Other Space Stranger
Source : Reaching Out: The Three Movements of the Spiritual Life

12. “The maid told him that a girl and a child had come looking for him, but since she didn't know them, she hadn't cared to ask them in, and had told them to go on to Mers."Why didn't you let them in?" asked Germain angrily. "People must be very suspicious in this part of the world, if they won't open the front door to a neighbor.""Well, naturally!" replied the maid. "In a house as rich as this, you have to keep a close watch on things. While the master's away I'm responsible for everything, and I can't just open the door to anyone at all.""That's a mean way to live," said Germain; "I'd rather be poor than live in fear like that. Good-bye to you, miss, and good-bye to this horrible country of yours!”

Tags : Country Decency Hospitality Kindness Sense Trust Wisdom
Author : George Sand
Source : La mare au diable

13. “Christians and Jews hold in common one theological basis for hospitality: Creation. Creation is the ultimate expression of God's hospitality to His creatures. In the words of on rabbi, everything God created is a "manifestation of His kindness. [The] world is one big hospitality inn." As Church historian Amy Oden has put it, "God offers hospitality to all humanity... by establishing a home.. for all." To invite people into our homes is to respond with gratitude to the God who made a home for us. In the Christian doctrine of the Trinity, we find another resource for hospitality. The trinity shows God in relationships with Himself. our Three-in-one God has welcomed us into Himself and invited us to participate in divine life. And so the invitation that we as Christians extend to one another is not simply an invitation into our homes or to our tables; what we ask of other people it that hey enter into our lives.”

Tags : Hospitality Spiritual Disciplines Trinity
Source : Mudhouse Sabbath

14. “And what is your name?" Caroline asked him. He smiled up at her, a little impishly. "I guess Bianca's name for me will work. Call me Bear." "Bear?" Caroline repeated, doubtfully. "I think it would be best right now," he said simply. "For all of us." "You aren't running from anything?" she asked directly. "No, I guess you could say something is running from me. The law would be on my side, ma'am, if I could get them involved. For now, I'm doing all I can.”

Tags : Aliases Bear Christmas Christmas Bear Christmas Story Disguise Disguises Hospitality Law Visitors Widow Winter
Source : Our Christmas Bear

15. “I once expected to spend seven years walking around the world on foot. I walked from Mexico to Panama where the road ended before an almost uninhabited swamp called the Choco Colombiano. Even today there is no road. Perhaps it is time for me to resume my wanderings where I left off as a tropical tramp in the slums of Panama. Perhaps like Ambrose Bierce who disappeared in the desert of Sonora I may also disappear. But after being in all mankind it is hard to come to terms with oblivion - not to see hundreds of millions of Chinese with college diplomas come aboard the locomotive of history - not to know if someone has solved the riddle of the universe that baffled Einstein in his futile efforts to make space, time, gravitation and electromagnetism fall into place in a unified field theory - never to experience democracy replacing plutocracy in the military-industrial complex that rules America - never to witness the day foreseen by Tennyson 'when the war-drums no longer and the battle-flags are furled, in the parliament of man, the federation of the world.' I may disappear leaving behind me no worldly possessions - just a few old socks and love letters, and my windows overlooking Notre-Dame for all of you to enjoy, and my little rag and bone shop of the heart whose motto is 'Be not inhospitable to strangers lest they be angels in disguise.' I may disappear leaving no forwarding address, but for all you know I may still be walking among you on my vagabond journey around the world."[Shakespeare & Company, archived statement]”

Tags : Book Stores History Hospitality Humanity Legacies Mankind Mementos Shakespeare And Company Travel Walking Wanderings Witnessing

16. “There is no hospitality like understanding.”

Tags : Friendship Hospitality Understanding Welcome
Author : Vanna Bonta
Source : Flight: A Quantum Fiction Novel

17. “now the question we must ask is...what kind of _practices_ [theology] motivates, what kind of _gaze_ onto others, the guest, the new arrivant, it offers us to carry with us; _not_ who my neighbors are _but_ to whom I am being a neighbor.”

Tags : Christianity Cosmopolitan Cosmopolitanism Feminism Feminist Theory Gaze Guest Hospitality Love Neighbor Other Religion Theology
Author : Namsoon Kang
Source : Cosmopolitan Theology: Reconstituting Planetary Hospitality, Neighbor-Love, and Solidarity in an Uneven World

18. “Have you heard," he said "that many of our people believe if you know five colloquial expressions in their tribal language, they must always provide you with nourishment and shelter? But-" He paused as though to make sure she was paying attention. "But if you know fewer than five, they owe you not even a sip of water."She nodded, understanding his point, but he pressed it."Learn those five phrases, Miss Sweeney," he said.”

Tags : Culture Hospitality Language
Source : The Camel Bookmobile

19. “Thanks to photography, some memories overstay their welcome.”

Tags : Aphorism Aphorisms Forget Funny Hospitality Humor Humour Memories Memory Overstay Photographs Photography Photography Quotes Satire Visit Visitor Visitors Welcome

20. “Instead of practicing philoxenos, which means loving the stranger, we find many times that the church is xenophobic. We forget that Jesus, whom we claim to follow, was the ultimate lover of otherness in people. Even differences in religion didn't freak Jesus out when it came to loving people.”

Tags : Hospitality Jesus Love Philoxenos Xenophobic
Author : Holly Sprink
Source : Faith Postures: Cultivating Christian Mindfulness

21. “the bleakest situations bring out the hospitality in all of us, but it's during the harshest we find out how strong we really are.”

Tags : Bleakness Fantasy Fantasy Fiction Fiction Harshness Hospitality Strength Young Adult Young Adult Fantasy Young Adult Fiction
Author : Evan Meekins
Source : The Black Banner

22. “The behaviour of the English people I had run into was making it very difficult to nail down a theory that the reason my trip so far had been such a bizarre success, was that Irish people were crazy. One Englishman had spent a morning on the telephone trying to organise a helicopter to take me out to an island, when a boat was leaving only a few yards away, and here was another, making a two-hour round trip for no reason other than to lend a helping hand. Two of the more eccentric pieces of behaviour hadn't been performed by the Irish, but by my fellow countrymen. However, both Andy and Tony had embraced wholeheartedly a love of the Irish way of living life.”

Tags : Hitchhiking Hospitality Irish People Welcoming
Author : Tony Hawks
Source : Round Ireland with a Fridge

23. “Hospitality is a prized virtue of monastic communities. Benedict's rule says: 'All guests who present themselves are to be welcomed as Christ, for he himself will say, "I was a stranger and you welcomed me."' Brother Alphonsus served as a doorkeeper in the seventeenth century at a Jesuit college in Majorca, Spain. Each time someone knocked at the door he would reply, 'I am coming, Lord!' This practice reminded him to treat each person with as much respect as if it were Jesus himself at the door.”

Tags : Alphonsus Benedict Hospitality Jesuit Monastic Communities Welcoming
Source : God in My Everything: How an Ancient Rhythm Helps Busy People Enjoy God

24. “The ornaments of your home are the people who smile upon entering time and time again.”

Tags : Etiquette Guests Hospitality Hosts Manners
Author : Maralee McKee
Source : Manners That Matter for Moms

25. “As a dinner guest I gratefully eat just about anything that's set before me, because graciousness among friends is dearer to me than any other agenda.”

Tags : Food Friendship Graciousness Guest Hospitality Meals Sharing
Source : Small Wonder

26. “The light of love proper to faith can illumine the question of our own time-concerning truth. Truth, nowadays, is often reduced to the subjective authenticity of the individual, valid only to the life of the individual. A common truth intimidates us, for we identify it with the intransigent demands of totalitarian systems. But if truth is a truth of love, if it is a truth disclosed in personal encounter with the Other and with others, then it can be set free from its enclosure in individuals and become part of the common good. As a truth of love, it is not one that can be imposed by force; it is not a truth that stifles the individual. Since it is born of love, it can penetrate to the heart, to the personal core of each man and woman. Clearly, then, faith is not intransigent but grows in respectful coexistences with others. One who believes may not be presumptuous; on the contrary, truth leads to humility, because believers know that, rather than ourselves possessing truth, it is truth that embraces and possesses us. Far from making us inflexible, the security of faith sets us on a journey; it enables witness and dialogue with all.”

Tags : Church Hospitality Mercy Pope Francis Truth
Author : Pope Francis
Source : The Church of Mercy

27. “Soak blanket in gravy and make a delicious brick wrap. Serve in All Gravy Room at the Mandrake Hotel.”

Tags : Blanket Brick Brick And Blanket Brick And Blanket Test Creative Creativity Delicious Funny Gravy Hospitality Hotel Humor Serve Service Yummy

28. “As a way of life, an act of love, an expression of faith, our hospitality reflects and anticipates God's welcome. Simultaneously costly and wonderfully rewarding, hospitality often involves small deaths and little resurrections. By God's grace we can grow more willing, more eager, to open the door to a needy neighbor, a weary sister or brother, a stranger in distress. Perhaps as we open that door more regularly, we will grow increasingly sensitive to the quiet knock of angels. In the midst of a life-giving practice, we too might catch glimpses of Jesus who asks for our welcome and welcomes us home.”

Tags : Community Hospitality Making Room Welcome

29. “I love like I’m thirsty. Can I offer you a tall glass of Sahara sand?

Tags : Desert Drink Food Funny Hospitality Humor Kindness Love Sahara Sand Thirst Thirsty
Source : Love Quotes for the Ages. Specifically Ages 19-91.

30. “Eating, and hospitality in general, is a communion, and any meal worth attending by yourself is improved by the multiples of those with whom it is shared.”

Tags : Communion Eating Hospitality
Author : Jesse Browner

31. “Moomintroll's mother and father always welcomed all their friends in the same quiet way, just adding another bed and putting another leaf in the dining-room table. And so Moominhouse was rather full -- a place where everyone did what they liked and seldom worried about tomorrow. Very often unexpected and disturbing things used to happen, but nobody ever had time to be bored, and that is always a good thing.”

Tags : Contentedness Hospitality
Author : Tove Jansson
Source : Finn Family Moomintroll

32. “But Moominmamma was quite unperturbed. "Well, well!" she said, "it seems to me that our guests are having a very good time.""I hope so," replied Moominpappa. "Pass me a banana, please dear.”

Tags : Contentedness Hospitality Jungle Mothers Stoicism
Author : Tove Jansson
Source : Finn Family Moomintroll

33. “I was sometimes irritated by the unrelenting inquisitiveness and criticism, but there was no shortage of help or advice or just someone to talk to if I needed it. It was hard to imagine a foreigner descending on an English community and being welcomed with such immediate acceptance and hospitality.”

Tags : Foreigners Hospitality
Author : John Mole
Source : It's All Greek to Me!: A Tale of a Mad Dog and an Englishman, Ruins, Retsina--and Real Greeks

34. “But still – that is our vocation: to convert the hostis into a hospes, the enemy into a guest and to create the free and fearless space where brotherhood and sisterhood can be formed and fully experienced.”

Tags : Enemy Guest Henri Nouwen Hospitality Reaching Out Welcome

35. “What is ordinary to you maybe a desert of woeful newness to another.”

Tags : Grace Hospitality Welcome
Source : How Green Was My Valley

36. “I believe that hospitality is central to the heart and ministry of Jesus and that to the extent we fail to extend this hospitality to gay people, the church will fail to walk in the way of Jesus.”

Tags : Christianity Gay People Hospitality Ministry
Source : Generous Spaciousness: Responding to Gay Christians in the Church

37. “All true friendliness begins with fire and food and drink and the recognition of rain or frost. ...Each human soul has in a sense to enact for itself the gigantic humility of the Incarnation. Every man must descend into the flesh to meet mankind.”

Tags : Flesh Friendliness Hospitality Humility Incarnation Meeting People
Source : What's Wrong with the World

38. “But entertaining isn't a sport or a competition. It's an act of love, if you let it be. You can twist it and turn it into anything you want—a way to show off your house, a way to compete with your friends, a way to earn love and approval. Or you can decide that every time you open your door, it's an act of love, not performance or competition or striving. You can decide that every time people gather around your table, your goal is nourishment, not neurotic proving. You can decide.”

Tags : Competition Hospitality
Source : Bread and Wine: A Love Letter to Life Around the Table with Recipes

39. “Hospitality is not to change people, but to offer them space where change can take place. It is not to bring men and women over to our side, but to offer freedom not disturbed by dividing lines. It is not to lead our neighbor into a corner where there are no alternatives left, but to open a wide spectrum of options for choice and commitment. It is not an educated intimidation with good books, good stories, and good works, but the liberation of fearful hearts so that words can find roots and bear ample fruit….The paradox of hospitality is that it wants to create emptiness, not a fearful emptiness, but a friendly emptiness where strangers can enter and discover themselves as created free….not a subtle invitation to adopt the life style of the host, but the gift of a chance for the guest to find his own.”

Tags : Acceptance Of Others Hospitality Spirituality

40. “Every night we stopped in a cabin where wood had been stacked, matches left, and canned goods laid out for the chance traveler. All the unknown host received in return was a scribbled note giving our thanks, any news we could think of, and our names. This whole system of northern hospitality was a gigantic chain, for while we were eating this man’s beans, he was undoubtedly farther up the trail, eating somebody else’s.”

Tags : Canada Exploration Frontier History Hospitality Sharing Travel Wilderness Woodsmen
Source : Mrs. Mike

41. “His abhorrence and fear of alcohol did not extend to his power as host. He kept a huge cupboard of drinks in the station house and loved to serve large measures to visiting relatives--especially those he disliked--about which there was a definite element of spreading bait for garden snails.”

Tags : Alcohol Hospitality
Author : John McGahern
Source : That They May Face The Rising Sun

42. “Open the windows and the doors, she shouted, cook some meat and fish, buy the largest turtles around, let strangers come in and spread their mats in the corners and urinate in the rose bushes and sit down to eat as many times as they want, and belch and rant and muddy everything with their boots, and let them do whatever they want to us, because that's the only way to drive off ruin.”

Tags : Bohemianism Guests Hospitality Ursula
Source : One Hundred Years of Solitude

43. “That boy is your company. And if he wants to eat up that tablecloth, you let him, you hear?”

Tags : Hospitality
Author : Harper Lee
Source : To Kill a Mockingbird

44. “True hospitality is marked by an open response to the dignity of each and every person. Henri Nouwen has described it as receiving the stranger on his own terms, and asserts that it can be offered only by those who 'have found the center of their lives in their own hearts'.”

Tags : Awareness Dignity Hospitality
Source : Dakota: A Spiritual Geography

45. “I'll pour you the first one and after that, if you don't have one, it's your own f****** fault. You know where it is.”

Tags : Hospitality
Author : Kingsley Amis
Source : Everyday Drinking

46. “After three days men grow weary, of a wench, a guest, and weather rainy.”

Tags : Hospitality Sex Weather

47. “Hospitality is the practice of God's welcome by reaching across difference to participate in God's actions bringing justice and healing to our world in crisis.”

Tags : Christianity Feminist Hospitality Justhospitality

48. “There is great value in being able to say "yes" when people ask if there is anything they can do. By letting people pick herbs or slice bread instead of bringing a salad, you make your kitchen a universe in which you can give completely and ask for help. The more environments with that atmospheric makeup we can find or create, the better.”

Tags : Food Hospitality
Author : Tamar Adler
Source : An Everlasting Meal: Cooking with Economy and Grace

49. “When I am a good host, I can order the world precisely as I believe it ought to be. It is a world that I have created in my mind and in my own image, and it gladdens me profoundly to see it unfold without original sin, without expulsions and floods and disobedience and illness. When I am a good guest, I have returned to Eden, where everything I need is provided for me, including companionship and a benevolent deity at my shoulder serving me and protecting me. The concept of paradise may be backward-looking but the concept of heaven is anticipatory. Perhaps this is what heaven will be like? A great table of oak worn smooth with age and candle wax; a dimly lit room, a quartet of angels playing Sarah Vaughan in the corner; this blissful throb of quiet, intelligent conversation; bubbling pots and aromatic stews that no one seems to have worked to prepare; and you - you have nothing to worry about, not now, not here, not for all eternity. Leave it all behind at the threshold, forget everything, for here in heaven, you are my guest. ”

Tags : Heaven Hospitality Paradise
Author : Jesse Browner

50. “God's Creation gives usa model for making and sharing homes with people, but the reality of God's Trinitarian life suggests that Christian hospitality goes farther than that. We are not meant simply to invite people into our homes, but also to invite them into our lives. Having guests and visitors, if we do it right, is not an imposition, because we are not meant to rearrange our lives for our guests - we are meant to invite our guests to enter into our lives as they are. It is this forging of relationships that transforms entertianment... into hospitality... As writer Karen Burton Mains puts it, "Visitors may be more than guests in our home. if they like, they may be friends.”

Tags : Hospitality Spiritual Disciplines
Source : Mudhouse Sabbath

51. “All these years! All this time with us -- have you learned nothing?!You only live by the grace of our clan's tenet of forgiveness!Your judgement is shit!Rectitude is the bone that gives firmness and stature. Without decency, neither talent nor learning can make the human frame into a samurai.”

Tags : Atomic Garden Decency Forgiveness Hospitality Judgement Kazumi Learning Rectitude Samurai
Author : Rick Remender
Source : Tokyo Ghost, Volume One: Atomic Garden

52. “Many cooks and food writers have nothing but negative things to say about people who have dietary restrictions or preferences. Quite often it's suggested that you just make what you want to make, and everyone can find something to eat, most likely. But if feeding people around your table is about connecting with them more than it is about showing off your menu or skills, isn't it important to cook in such a way that their preferences or restrictions are honored?”

Tags : Dietary Restrictions Hospitality
Source : Bread and Wine: A Love Letter to Life Around the Table with Recipes

53. “They had invited Dakota to Holly's birthday party! Hopefully they'd remember to feed their guests. He'd take some food along, just in case... She said only Dakota was invited to the birthday party, not them. She said it was probably a 'drop off party.' He didn't know what she was talking about. He would take meatballs, maybe. A case of champagne.”

Tags : Hospitality
Source : Truly Madly Guilty

54. “The danger of refusing to reflect upon the psychological dynamics of faith and belief is that what we feel to be self evidently true, for psychological reasons, might be, upon inspection, highly questionable, intellectually or morally. Too often, as we all know, the 'feeling of rightness' trumps sober reflection and moral discernment. Further, we are often unwilling to listen to others until we are, to some degree, psychologically open to persuasion. The Parable of the Sower comes to mind.”

Tags : Hospitality Psychology Purity Theology
Author : Richard Beck
Source : Unclean: Meditations on Purity, Hospitality, and Mortality

55. “In short, the Lord's Supper was the realization of new social and political arrangements, the embodiment of the social leveling seen in Jesus' ministry, most profoundly in his acts of table fellowship. Importantly, as we have seen, these new social arrangements could only be achieved if the emotions of social stratification were confronted, eliminated, or reinterpreted. In his body metaphor, Paul dramatically reframes these heretical emotions, the emotions of contempt, disgust, honor, and social presentability. Rather, than signaling exclusion and division - the natural expulsive impulse inherent in these emotions - Paul suggests that these emotions should signal just the opposite in the Kingdom of God: honor, care, and embrace.”

Tags : Hospitality Psychology Theology
Author : Richard Beck
Source : Unclean: Meditations on Purity, Hospitality, and Mortality

56. “Religion is about hospitality and responsibility, and about neighbor/enemy-love-as-self-love in a Christian term that requires one to turn a new _gaze_ onto others––what I call a _cosmopolitan gaze_.”

Tags : Christianity Cosmopolitan Cosmopolitanism Hospitality Love Religion Theology
Author : Namsoon Kang
Source : Cosmopolitan Theology: Reconstituting Planetary Hospitality, Neighbor-Love, and Solidarity in an Uneven World

57. “Oh!" said Moominmamma with a start, "I believe those were mice disappearing into the cellar. Sniff, run down with a little milk for them." Then she caught sight of the suitcase which stood by the steps. "Luggage too," thought Moominmamma. "Dear me -- then they've come to stay." And she went off to look for Moominpappa to ask him to put up two more beds -- very, very small ones.”

Tags : Hospitality Mothers
Author : Tove Jansson
Source : Finn Family Moomintroll

58. “Three rules of hospitality industry.1. Always smile no matter what.2. Never discuss religion and politics3. You may wear a torn underwear inside but always wear the three piece suit outside.”

Tags : Corporate Training Hospitality Personality Development
Author : Himmilicious

59. “I need to learn to keep a quiet heart. To trust that if God has allowed an interruption in my day, it serves a purpose. To believe that the time to finish what work I thought needed to be done will be given. To accept that He is diverting me from my 'plan A' to His greater plan.”

Tags : Hospitality Interruption
Author : Karen Ehman

60. “Keeping one's guests supplied with liquor is the first law of hospitality.”

Tags : Guests Hospitality Liquor
Author : Margaret Way
Source : Bauhinia Junction

61. “Give thanks to the earth for the hospitality and generosityShow gratitude for life, light and every little beauty.”

Tags : Appreciation Beauty Debasish Generosity Gratitude Hospitality Life Mridha Philosophy

62. “Anytime we worked a quilt, it was the thing to do to set out an empty chair. It was for the missing woman. The friend who might call, just as you'd sat to quilt, and who might bring a loaf of bread, lend a hand, do a square....There are times I miss the things I haven't done in my life. The things that Savannah is so good at doing, like taking up the empty chair.”

Tags : Friendship Hospitality Womanhood

63. “I've always admired people who give accurate directions, and the tribe is small.”

Tags : Clarity Communication Directions Discipleshiphim Hospitality
Author : Pat Conroy
Source : South of Broad

64. “It's likely that every day presents an opportunity for you to practice radical hospitality to someone with whom you cross paths. There is no shortage of people who could use the fit of a caring, welcoming person in their life. How awesome would it be if, in a time of need, the first thing people would say is, "I need a Christian!" If you expect to be that person, you'll be surprised at how often the opportunities come along for you to show love through radical hospitality.”

Tags : Christianity Hospitality Love Love Your Neighbor
Author : Thom Schultz

65. “Take care to keep open house : Because in this way some have had angels as their guests, without being conscious of it ". Hebrews 13:2.”

Tags : Angels Faith Quotes God Hospitality Spiritual Quotes
Author : Hebrew Bibles
Source : Genesis -