'Mid pleasures and palaces though we may roam, Be it ever so humble, there 's no place like home; A charm from the skies seems to hallow us there, Which sought through the world is ne'er met with elsewhere. -Home, Sweet Home (1822), from the opera of "Clari, the Maid of Milan", reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919). Compare: "Home is home, though it be never so homely", John Clarke, Paræmiologia, p (1639).
[Conservative Home (blog)] - Davis also talks about the recent example of major labour market reforms in Germany (echoing, of course, the tremendous reforms John Howard carried out in Australia) which turned their economy around from 2003, seeing their surplus/deficit numbers
[Conservative Home (blog)] - It is a distinguished crowd: former Australian Prime Minister John Howard is with us, along with representatives of parties from Europe, Africa, Asia and the Americas. Some representatives are doing heroic work in countries whose democratic tradition
Paul Keating and John Howard were early players in what Australians have come to call the History Wars, whose main field of battle is the bitter and still unresolved cultural struggle over the nature of the Indigenous dispossession and the place it should assume in Australian self-understanding.