Copy & paste this link to your blog or website to reference this page
Quotation by Louis Untermeyer
It takes a heap o' children to make a home that's true, And home can be a palace grand, or just a plain, old shoe; But if it has a mother dear, and a good old dad or two, Why, that's the sort of good old home for good old me and you.
Louis Untermeyer (1885–1977), U.S. poet. Mother Goose Up-to-Date: Edgar A. Guest Considers the Good "Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe," (l. 1–4). . .
Modern American Poetry. Louis Untermeyer, ed. (8th rev. ed., 1962) Harcourt, Brace and Company.
Surprise me with a
The Columbia World of Quotations © 1996, Columbia University Press.
Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved. Except as otherwise permitted by written agreement, the following are prohibited: copying substantial portions or the entirety of the work in machine readable form, making multiple printouts thereof, and other uses of the work inconsistent with U.S. and applicable foreign copyright and related laws.
2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.