Hotels Proverbs

By | January 18, 2017

Sayings about Hotels & Inns

In the hotel of decisions the guests sleep well. ~ Iranian Proverbs

Courage cannot be bought at the inn. ~ Corsican Proverb

Choose your inn before dark, get back on the road before dawn. ~ Chinese Proverb

He goes not out of his way that goes to a good inn. ~ Traditional Proverb

The world is the traveler’s inn. ~ Afghan Proverbs

The nearer the inn, the longer the road. ~ German Proverbs

Quotations about Hotels & Inns

Favorite quote about Motels

All saints can do miracles, but few of them can keep a hotel. ~ Mark Twain

Like pilgrims to the appointed place we tend; the world’s an inn, and death the journey’s end. ~ John Dryden

All good hotels tend to lead people to do things they wouldn’t necessarily do at home. ~ Andre Balazs

It used to be a good hotel, but that proves nothing – I used to be a good boy. ~ Mark Twain

It was never decreed that a god mustn’t pay hotel bills. ~ Bertolt Brecht

For the world, I count it not an inn, but a hospital; and a place not to live, but to die in. ~ Thomas Browne

The great advantage of a hotel is that it is a refuge from home life. ~ George Bernard Shaw

There was a girl knocking on my hotel room door all night! Finally, I let her out. ~ Henny Youngman

It doesn’t matter if you’re staying at a four-star hotel, you will never have your whole closet with you. ~ Lexa Doig

Do Not Disturb” signs should be written in the language of the hotel maids. ~ Tim Bedore

If you’re a person who says yes most of the time, you’ll find yourself in the hotel business and the restaurant business. ~ Francis Ford Coppola

The hotel was once where things coalesced, where you could meet both townspeople and travelers. Not so in a motel. No matter how you build it, the motel remains the haunt of the quick and dirty, where the only locals are Chamber of Commerce boys every fourth Thursday. Who ever heard the returning traveler exclaim over one of the great motels of the world he stayed in? Motels can be big, but never grand. ~ William Trogdon

I would rather sleep in a bathroom than in another hotel. ~ Billy Wilder

One’s homesickness for Heaven finds at least an inn there; and it’s an inn on the right road. ~ Ruth Pitter

Life is a stranger’s sojourn, a night at an inn. ~ Marcus Aurelius

A first-rate marriage is like a first-rate hotel: expensive, but worth it. ~ Mignon McLaughlin

St. Teresa of Avila described our life in this world as like a night at a second-class hotel. ~ Malcolm Muggeridge

Be kind to your mother-in-law but pay for her board at some good hotel. ~ Josh Billings

Of course great hotels have always been social ideas, flawless mirrors to the particular societies they service. ~ Joan Didion

You need to have a home to go back to, whether it’s a hotel room or a barn. It’s only home when he’s there. ~ Genevieve Gorder

This life at best is but an inn, and we the passengers. ~ James Howell

I think it’s fair to say more adultery goes on in hotels than any other place in the world. ~ Andre Balazs

Justice is open to everyone in the same way as the Ritz Hotel. ~ Judge Sturgis

A man knows his companion in a long journey and a little inn. ~ William Hazlitt

I’ve always thought a hotel ought to offer optional small animals. I mean a cat to sleep on your bed at night, or a dog of some kind to act pleased when you come in. You ever notice how a hotel room feels so lifeless? ~ Anne Tyler

It is very important that a leader in the hotel industry be both creative, I think, and compassionate. ~ Barry Sternlicht

My definition of a good hotel is a place I’d stay at. ~ Robert De Niro

Life is a pilgrimage. The wise man does not rest by the roadside inns. He marches direct to the illimitable domain of eternal bliss, his ultimate destination. ~ Swami Sivananda

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