#RussianSaying: Feel at Home, but Don’t Forget You Are a Guest


Nicholas Roerich - Guests from Overseas, 1901.
Nicholas Roerich – Guests from Overseas, 1901. Oil on canvas, State Tretyakov Gallery.

Будьте как дома, но не забывайте, что в гостях

(búd’te kak dóma, no ne zabuváite, shto v gostyákh).

Feel at home, but don’t forget you are a guest.

This phrase first appeared in the Aphonya movie (1975).

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