30+ Welcome Quotes That Warm Hearts and Open Doors

, Staff Writer
Updated August 9, 2021
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Words are powerful. With a positive word or phrase, you can brighten someone's day. Explore a few fun welcome quotes you can use on your social media or in a card. You have lots of inspiring and warm ways to welcome someone into your life.

Original Welcome Quotes to Remember

You can find welcome quotes all over the internet. But finding something a little more original can be hard. Dive into these original welcome quotes to open hearts and doors.

  • An open door is a welcome that makes a stranger into a friend.
  • A smile is a welcomed sight that invites people in.
  • It's a welcomed gift to encourage others to achieve greatness.
  • When struggles and challenges are holding you down, a simple welcoming hand toward you is all you need to lift you up.
  • Welcome joy with an open heart and even more open mind.
  • A genuine smile of welcome can take a bad day into a good one.
  • Welcome to my heart! Let me open the door.

Famous Welcome Quotes to Brighten Your Day

When you need a warm, welcoming quote to inspire or brighten your day, look no further than some of the greats. Celebrities and authors alike leave little snippets of wisdom. Get inspired by these famous quotes.

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  • “That you need a village, if only for the pleasure of leaving it. Your own village means that you're not alone, that you know there's something of you in the people and the plants and the soil, that even when you are not there it waits to welcome you.” - Cesare Pavese

  • “If you are fearful, a horse will back off. If you are calm and confident, it will come forward. For those who are often flattered or feared, the horse can be a welcome mirror of the best in human nature.” - Clare Balding

  • “Sunshine is a welcome thing. It brings a lot of brightness.” - Jimmie Davis

  • “A smile is the universal welcome.” - Max Eastman

  • “You are a good friend and we welcome you.” Condoleezza Rice

  • “Off to bed. If squirrels take over in the night, I, for one, welcome our new bushy-tailed scampering overlords, and I know where the nuts are.” - Neil Gaiman

  • “God sends a welcome” - John Herschel

  • “Sometimes the hurdles aren’t really hurdles at all. They’re welcome challenges, tests.” - Paul Walker

  • “I'm open for choices. I always welcome new ideas. I'm always eager to learn. I'm never going to close my mind from learning.” - Cesar Millan

  • “The stories we love best do live in us forever. So, whether you come back by page or by the big screen, Hogwarts will always be there to welcome you home.” - J.K. Rowling

  • “Welcome every morning with a smile. Look on the new day as another special gift from your Creator, another golden opportunity to complete what you were unable to finish yesterday. Be a self-starter. Let your first hour set the theme of success and positive action that is certain to echo through your entire day. Today will never happen again. Don't waste it with a false start or no start at all. You were not born to fail.” - Og Mandino

  • "The soul should always stand ajar, ready to welcome the ecstatic experience." - Emily Dickinson


Welcome Quotes by William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare is known for a lot of things. It should come as no surprise that you can find a few welcome quotes in his works. Check out these William Shakespeare quotes.


Welcome Quotes From Books and Poems

Some of the most inspiring quotes you can find are in the pages of a good book. Dive into a few different welcome quotes from some literary masters.

  • “People just showed up and were always made welcome. To stay less than an hour was an insult, and there was always a meal.” - Womenfolks: Growing Up Down South, Shirley Abbott

  • “Now stir the fire, and close the shutters fast, / Let fall the curtains, wheel the sofa round, / And while the bubbling and loud-hissing urn / Throws up a steamy column, and the cups, / That cheer but not inebriate, wait on each, / So let us welcome peaceful evening in.” - The Task, William Cowper

  • “Dear and most respected bookcase! I welcome your existence, which has for over one hundred years been devoted to the radiant ideals of goodness and justice.” - The Cherry Orchard, Anton Chekhov

  • “Thrice welcome, darling of the Spring! / Even yet thou art to me / No bird, but an invisible thing, / A voice, a mystery;” - To the Cuckoo, William Wordsworth

  • “To all my friends without distinction I am ready to display my opulence: come one, come all; and whosoever likes to take a share is welcome to the wealth that lies within my soul.” Symposium (Xenophon), Antisthenes

  • “The fiercest agonies have shortest reign; / And after dreams of horror, comes again / The welcome morning with its rays of peace.” - Mutation, William Cullen Bryant

  • “Welcome to my house! Enter freely. Go safely, and leave something of the happiness you bring!” - Dracula, Bram Stoker

  • “It only takes one cat – or person – to make another feel welcome and special.” - Mariah Makes a Friend, Laura C. Monteiro

  • “But the poor dog, in life the firmest friend, / The first to welcome, foremost to defend," - "Epitaph to a Dog," Lord Byron

  • “Whoe'er has traveled life's dull round, / Where'er his stages may have been, / May sigh to think he still has found / The warmest welcome, at an inn.” - "Written at an Inn at Henley," William Shenstone


Welcome Quotes to Remember

When you welcome someone into your life or just need a little inspiration to start the day, try out a few welcome quotes. Need more inspiration? Then you can try looking at motivational pirate quotes. You can also look at quotes for thank you notes.