One example of a quote related to homecoming is "There are short-cuts to happiness, and dancing is one of them," by Vicki Baum. Another example is "On with the dance! let joy be unconfined; / No sleep till morn, when Youth and Pleasure meet / To chase the glowing hours with flying feet," from a poem by Lord Byron. These quotes are used in homecoming gatherings, reflecting a theme of dancing and celebration.
Vicki Baum was an Austrian writer during the 19th and 20th centuries. One of her most famous works is "Menschen im Hotel" which translates to "People at a Hotel." Also known as "Grand Hotel," this novel was one of her first internationally successful pieces of work. It was adapted into film in 1932 and a Broadway musical production in 1989. Before becoming a successful author, Baum played the harp in an orchestra in Germany for three years. She was also a journalist and boxer for some time.
Lord Byron was an English poet during the 18th and 19th centuries. Some of his most famous works are the narrative poems "Don Juan" and "Childe Harold's Pilgrimage." Byron was also a leading figure in the Romantic movement of that era.