65 Hospitality Quotes On Success In Life

These hospitality quotes will inspire you. Hospitality, hospitality is hospitable treatment, reception, or disposition or the friendly and generous reception and entertainment of guests, visitors, or strangers.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging hospitality quotes, hospitality sayings, and hospitality proverbs.

Best Hospitality Quotes

  1. “Hospitality is not to change people, but to offer them space where change can take place.” ~ Henri Nouwen
  2. “Christmas is a season for kindling the fire for hospitality in the hall, the genial flame of charity in the heart.” ~ Washington Irving
  3. “True hospitality consists of giving the best of yourself to your guests.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt
  4. “Do what you do so well that they will want to see it again and bring their friends.” ~ Walt Disney
  5. “The word hospitality in the New Testament comes from two Greek words. The first word means love and the second word means strangers. Its a word that means love of strangers.” ~ Nancy Leigh DeMoss

  6. “Hospitality means we take people into the space that is our lives and our minds and our hearts and our work and our efforts. Hospitality is the way we come out of ourselves. It is the first step towards dismantling the barriers of the world. Hospitality is the way we turn a prejudiced world around, one heart at a time.” ~ Joan D. Chittister
  7. “Africans believe in something that is difficult to render in English. We call it ubuntu, botho. It means the essence of being human. You know when it is there and when it is absent. It speaks about humaneness, gentleness, hospitality, putting yourself out on behalf of others, being vulnerable. It embraces compassion and toughness. It recognizes that my humanity is bound up in yours, for we can only be human together.” ~ Desmond Tutu
  8. “There is no hospitality like understanding.” ~ Vanna Bonta
  9. “There is an emanation from the heart in genuine hospitality which cannot be described, but is immediately felt and puts the stranger at once at his ease.” ~ Washington Irving
  10. “Hospitality should have no other nature than love.” ~ Henrietta Mears

  11. “True Hospitality is welcoming the stranger on her own terms. This kind of hospitality can only be offered by those who’ve found the center of their lives in their own hearts.” ~ Henri Nouwen
  12. “True hospitality is a delicate balance of warmth and form.” ~ Sheila Ostrander
  13. “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.” ~ Henri Nouwen
  14. “If it were not for guests all houses would be graves.” ~ Khalil Gibran

  15. “Culture is simply the hospitality of the intellect. Your mind is open to new ideas and larger views; when they enter, you know how to receive them, and to entertain, to be entertained, and take what they have to offer without allowing them to dominate you.” ~ Tom Kettle
  16. “A church is a hospital for sinners, not a museum for saints.” ~ Abigail Van Buren
  17. “Let not the emphasis of hospitality lie in bed and board, but let truth and love and honor and courtesy flow in all thy deeds.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  18. “Hospitality is simply love on the loose.” ~ Joan D. Chittister

  19. “Always walk through life as if you have something new to learn, and you will.” ~ Vernon Howard
  20. “Dreams are guests who ensoul our lives if we have hospitality for them.” ~ Jeannine Parvati Baker , Hospitality quotes for guests
  21. “Hospitality invites to prayer before it checks credentials, welcomes to the table before administering the entrance exam.” ~ Patrick Henry
  22. “In order to solve problems, information has to be shared; and not only information but doubts, fears, and questions.” ~ John Harvey-Jones

  23. “HOSPITALITY, n. The virtue which induces us to feed and lodge certain persons who are not in need of food and lodging.” ~ Ambrose Bierce
  24. “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.” ~ Thomas Bailey Aldrich
  25. “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.” ~ Sam Walter Foss
  26. “Hospitality consists in a little fire, a little food, and an immense quiet” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

  27. “Blest be that spot, where cheerful guests retire
    To pause from toil, and trim their evening fire;
    Blest that abode, where want and pain repair,
    And every stranger finds a ready chair
    Blest be those feasts with simple plenty crown’d,
    Where all the ruddy family around
    Laugh at the jest or pranks, that never fail,
    Or sigh with pity at some mournful tale,
    Or press the bashful stranger to his food,
    And learn the luxury of doing good.” ~ Oliver Goldsmith
  28. “Hospitality sometimes degenerates into profuseness, and ends in madness and folly.” ~ Francis Atterbury
  29. “Mighty proud I am that I am able to have a spare bed for my friends.” ~ Samuel Pepys
  30. “A great cook is made from having a great sense of hospitality and trying to make people happy. Then there’s natural talent. Perhaps you have a feel for ingredients, the pots, the pans and stoves, that type of thing.” ~ Paul Rankin , Great hospitality quotes
  31. “I’ve been giving free money seminars for the troops at Walter Reed Hospital and one of the Iraqi War Vets realized that the military wouldn’t pay for the dental work he needed.” ~ Matthew Lesko

  32. “I was a very sickly kid. While I was in the hospital at age 7, my Dad brought me a stack of comic books to keep me occupied. I was hooked.” ~ Len Wein
  33. “I have heard people eat most heartily of another man’s meat, that is, what they do not pay for.” ~ William Wycherley
  34. “Today, all patients accepted for treatment at St. Jude’s are treated without regard for the family’s ability to pay. Everything beyond what is covered by insurance is taken care of, and for those without insurance, all of the medical costs are absorbed by the hospital.” ~ Marlo Thomas
  35. “Procedures outside the stadiums and in the parking areas still need to be optimized, for example so that emergency medical services can leave the grounds on their way to the hospital faster.” ~ Otto Schily

  36. “I watched Titanic when I got back home from the hospital, and cried. I knew that my IQ had been damaged.” ~ Stephen King
  37. “I’ve never had to spend any time in the VA hospital, so I really can’t speak for those guys.” ~ R. Lee Ermey
  38. “I go the VA Hospital when I have a problem and the doctor jumps on me.” ~ R. Lee Ermey
  39. “I’ve got asthma. When I was 17 I forgot to take my medication and was taken to a hospital for almost two weeks. After that I’ve taken better care of my illness.” ~ Ville Valo

  40. “Now the Kids Classic is one of the major fund-raisers for Children’s Hospital. Since we started seven years ago, we’ve raised more than $1 million for the hospital.” ~ Tom Kite
  41. “I’ve been going to shopping malls since I was on General Hospital.” ~ Richard Simmons
  42. “Well, I was born in El Paso, Texas, it was in the nearest hospital to the family farm.” ~ Sam Donaldson
  43. “When Byrd came out of there, he had written a lot things while he was in the hospital.” ~ Billy Eckstine

  44. “As I laid in the hospital bed I started thinking that I had a show to do. I was hoping the Doctor would put me together so I could do the show.” ~ Ben Vereen
  45. “I tried to make every bit of it as creepy as I could. And I had the same response you do. I feel the same way. The hospital scenes, that procedure was so real.” ~ William Peter Blatty
  46. “Time rushes towards us with its hospital tray of infinitely varied narcotics, even while it is preparing us for its inevitably fatal operation.” ~ Tennessee Williams
  47. “How many desolate creatures on the earth have learnt the simple dues of fellowship and social comfort, in a hospital.” ~ Elizabeth Barrett Browning

  48. “I have been told by hospital authorities that more copies of my works are left behind by departing patients than those of any other author.” ~ Robert Benchley
  49. “I remember leaving the hospital – thinking, ‘Wait, are they going to let me just walk off with him? I don’t know beans about babies! I don’t have a license to do this.’ We’re just amateurs.” ~ Anne Tyler
  50. “I don’t know anyone who enjoys going to the hospital. To help remedy this, I got an idea to create what a Laugh Room in the pediatric ward of hospitals.” ~ Joseph Barbera
  51. “If beef is your idea of ‘real food for real people,’ you’d better live real close to a real good hospital.” ~ Neal Barnard

  52. “For the last 20 months, I’ve just been going from one hospital to another.” ~ June Carter Cash
  53. “In football, there were drinks available everywhere you looked. On a golf tournament, you could find one free anywhere you wanted it. In tennis and NBA basketball, everybody had a hospitality suite, and so you could go there and load up if you wanted to.” ~ Pat Summerall
  54. “Hospitality still survives among foreigners, although it is buried under false pride among the poorest Americans.” ~ Jane Addams
  55. “You’re extending hospitality, and hospitality is a big part of how politics works.” ~ Kurt Meyer

  56. “It is easier to have faith that God will support each House of Hospitality and Farming Commune and supply our needs in the way of food and money to pay bills, than it is to keep a strong, hearty, living faith in each individual around us – to see Christ in him.” ~ Dorothy Day
  57. “For millions of men and women, the church has been the hospital for the soul, the school for the mind and the safe depository for moral ideas.” ~ Gerald R. Ford
  58. “Blest that abode, where want and pain repair, And every stranger finds a ready chair.” ~ Oliver Goldsmith

  59. “What does cookery mean? It means the knowledge of Medea and of Circe,
    and of Calypso, and Sheba. It means knowledge of all herbs, and fruits, and
    balms and spices… It means the economy of your great-grandmother and the
    science of modern chemistry, and French art, and Arabian hospitality. It
    means, in fine, that you are to see imperatively that everyone has something
    nice to eat.” ~ John Ruskin
  60. “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.” ~ Henry Van Dyke
  61. “Let me live in a house by the side of the road and be a friend to man.” ~ Sam Walter Foss

  62. “For I, who hold sage Homer’s rule the best, Welcome the coming, speed the going guest.” ~ Alexander Pope
  63. “When hospitality becomes an art it loses its very soul.” ~ Max Beerbohm
  64. “The hospitality of the wigwam is only limited by the institution of war.” ~ Charles Alexander Eastman
  65. “It is an excellent circumstance that hospitality grows best where it is most needed.” ~ Hugh Miller

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