A corpse and an uninvited guest stink after a couple of days.
What is pleasanter than the tie of host and guest?
Always assume your guest is tired, cold, and hungry, and act accordingly.
A guest unwanted comes at meal time.
If you have a parrot, do not leave them in the bedroom. They hear everything. All of a
sudden, you'll have guests over for dinner and the parrot will go "not the ass!"
When the guests have gone the host is at peace.
Visits always give pleasure - if not the arrival, the departure.
Hospitality, n. The virtue which induces us to feed and lodge certain persons who are not in
need of food and lodging.
It's an ill guest that never drinks to his host.
A daily guest is a great thief in the kitchen.
We rarely find anyone who can say he has lived a happy life, and who, content with his life,
can retire from the world like a satisfied guest.
Hospitality consists in a little fire, a little food and an immense quiet.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The master of the house is the servant of his guest.
A guest is like rain: when he lingers on, he becomes a nuisance.
The truth comes as conqueror only because we have lost the art of receiving it as
A guest who comes empty-handed does not deserve a warm welcome.
The only advantage of not being too good a housekeeper is that your guests are so
to feel how very much better they are.
Guests only come to a happy house.
In your life, and in your organization, do you treat your guests "like Gods?"
Even if you don't like your guests, welcome them with a smile.
A guest's eye is sharp sighted.
The guest is a guest, even if he stays a winter or a summer.
I was in a cab in New York. The cab had a sign, "Please do not smoke, Christ is our unseen
guest." This guy was reaching. I figure, if he could overcome being nailed to a cross, I don't
think a Marlboro Light's gonna faze him that much.
To pass the night in the cold is better than the hospitality of a monkey.
Fresh fish and new-come guests smell when they are three days old.
An unpleasant guest is as welcome as salt to a sore eye.
Seven days is the length of a guest's life.
Santa Claus has the right idea: Visit people once a year.
When hospitality becomes an art, it loses its very soul.
Keeping one's guests supplied with liquor is the first law of
We see our customers as invited guests to a party, and we are the
hosts. It's our job to
make the customer experience a little bit better.
Christmas is a season for kindling the fire for hospitality in the
hall, the genial flame of charity
in the heart.