Quotation Explorer - 'Family'

Heirlooms we don't have in our family. But stories we've got. - Rose Cherin
We are not defined by the family into which we are born, but the one we choose and create. We are not born, we become. - Tori Spelling
Nothing is more important than our family where our heart dwells. - Debasish Mridha
Woman is the salvation or the destruction of the family. She carries its destiny in the folds of her mantle. - Henri-Frederic Amiel
The average trade book has a shelf life of between milk and yogurt, except for books by any member of the Irving Wallace family - they have preservatives. - Calvin Trillin
Family is more than blood - Cassandra Clare
The family is a court of justice which never shuts down for night or day.
Tipper and Al came to a show the last time we were in Washington. They're nice people, a nice family. We made every effort not to frighten them. - Jerry Garcia
Unless you are rich and can convalesce in a sanatorium estate (where visitors came down a tiered, oceanside lawn to find you at your easel) you have to keep going when you're depressed. That means phone calls, appointments, errands, holidays, family, friends, and colleagues. - Virginia Heffernan
You do it for yourself. You don’t expect to change the world. You don’t even expect to influence your family or your friends. You do it because you can’t not do it and be who you are. Or who you’re meant to be. - Martin Sheen
With This Time Lost, Comes Time To Spend.To Spend On Love, Friends, Family, And Most Of All.. Time To Spend On Life. - Jesse Holdeman
Mysteriously, almost unaccountably, my family had ended up in the trees, sort of like the Swiss Family Robinson. - Richard Preston
Men who fish at shallow waters can never have enough fish to feed their family talk less of a nation or a generation - Olojo Daniel Olatunji
"One cannot be a mother without first being a person; family, husband, and children should not be allowed, as is so often the case, to steal a woman’s selfhood and her dreams." Mother to Sherlock, Mycroft, and Enola Holmes by author Nancy Springer - Vannessa Anderson
It is essential to know that to be a happy person, a happy family, a happy society, it is very crucial to have a good heart, that is very crucial. World peach must develop from inner peace. Peace is not just the absence of violence but the manifestation of human compassion.
I don't want to sound Pollyannaish, but I hope that out of a tragedy like this something good will come. I hope we understand we're one family. - Madeleine Albright
The train brings out some of the best and the worst memories of my life. I like to watch the train. It makes me sad but gives hope as well. It connects me to my family, which I abandoned many years ago. I fled away from my family and home by a train only. - Ravi Ranjan Goswami
You should always be thankful and express gratitude for your love, beauty, family, and everything in your life. - Debasish Mridha
It does not matter the circumstance of your birth nor the family your born to.What matters is you are in this world.You can change your destiny. - Lailah Gifty Akita
You can kiss your family and friends good-bye and put miles between you, but at the same time you carry them with you in your heart, your mind, your stomach, because you do not just live in a world but a world lives in you. - Frederick Buechner
Contention in our families drives the Spirit of the Lord away. It also drives many of our family members away. Contention ranges from a hostile spoken word to worldwide conflicts. - Ezra Taft Benson
When you divorce someone, you divorce their whole family. - Laine Moriarty
There are three things I love, three things I spend time with, three things I treat alike: family; friends; and books. - Ogwo David Emenike
I was with a friend of mine recently who was dying and while he was lying there with his family around his bed, I just knew that was it, that was the best you can hope for in life - to have your family and the people who love you around you at the end. - Ewan McGregor
For all the things we do in our lives and the people that surround us, its family and those few loyal friends that God has blessed us with. - Ron Baratono
Ultimately, totalitarianism is the only sort of politics that can truly serve the sky-god's purpose. Any movement of a liberal nature endangers his authority and that of his delegates on earth. One God, one King, one Pope, one master in the factory, one father-leader in the family at home. - Gore Vidal
There a lot of numbers you are going to pass for your life, Zero- is a born number One- is a lonely number Two- is a number of love Three- is a number of incomplete family Four- is a number of Family - Federico Lomibao
Keep playing games. Make time to play games with your friends and family, because it's surprisingly heartbreaking to wipe a thin layer of dust off a game you love, before you put it back on the shelf because the real world is calling you. - Wil Wheaton
All humanity is one undivided and indivisible family. I cannot detach myself from the wickedest soul. - Mahatma Gandhi
The more dysfunctional, the more some family members seek to control the behavior of others. - David W. Earle
Mother is the center of the family; everyone else surrounds her. - Debasish Mridha
To live so that you would not be ashamed to sell the family parrot to the town gossip, is to have lived well
Criminal court is where bad pople are on their best behavior. It's much more dangerous for lawyers and judges In family court, where good people are at their worst.
Positive feelings come from being honest about yourself and accepting your personality, and physical characteristics, warts and all; and, from belonging to a family that accepts you without question. - Willard Scott
Be jealous of fellow men, but of those men who are pious - your fellow men who are honest, sincere and loyal with their friends, family and teachings of their Creator. See everyone as equal and wish no harm on anyone - who are we to judge each other when we are being judged by our Creator. - Mizan Chaudhury
We falsely attribute to men a determined character - putting together all their yesterdays - and averaging them - we presume we know them. Pity the man who has character to support - it is worse than a large family - he is the silent poor indeed. - Henry David Thoreau
The troublesome ones in a family are usually either the wits or the idiots. - George Eliot
By the time I'm nine I know the world is a dangerous place. I've heard whispers about razorblades in apples, about Charlie Manson and his family. But no one is offering any clear information. - Nick Flynn
If you are a worrywart you can't be a ninja. You can't rise up and fight when the weight of the world is pressing you down. Your family needs you to be sane and not bogged down in fear. - Anna M. Aquino
We cannot let the future of our children be decided by their zip codes and family incomes. - Sharad Vivek Sagar
Sometimes the greatest storms bring out the greatest beauty… Life can be a storm, but your hope is a rainbow and your friends and family are the gold. - Steve Maraboli
I come from a family where gravy is considered a beverage. - Erma Bombeck
Since our yesterdays are gone and our tomorrows are never promised, TODAY I want to thank all my amazing friends and family for being in my life. - Steven Aitchison
You are my brother. You are my sister. We are one human family. - Lailah Gifty Akita
They call me one of the 4 Devas, but I don't have any members in my faction. My life is all you need. They serve no use at all. They just happen to be my family. -Otose - Hideaki Sorachi
We need to let our family and our friends know this truth—God is love, and he inviteth them all to come unto him and partake of his goodness; and he denieth none that come unto him. —2 Nephi 26:33 - M. Russell Ballard
If the wealth you've accumulated is in the form of friends, family and books, then you're doing life right. - Saleem Sharma
Family love is messy, clinging, and of an annoying and repetitive pattern, like bad wallpaper. - Friedrich Nietzsche
My family of friends has kept me alive through lovers who have left, enterprises that have failed, and all too many stories that never got finished. That family has been part of remaking the world for me. - Dorothy Allison
Insanity runs in my family, but somehow we've always managed to track it down and catch it again. - Pamela Morris
The man had a smooth voice, like velvet. I’m Detective Inspector Me. Unusual name, I know. My family were incredibly narcissistic. I’m lucky I escaped with any degree of humility at all, to be honest, but then I’ve always managed to exceed expectations. - Derek Landy
Having a holiday weekend without a family member felt like putting on a sweater that had an extra arm. - Pamela Ribon
I'll keep it short and sweet -- Family. Religion. Friendship. These are the three demons you must slay if you wish to succeed in business. - Matt Groening
to us, family means putting your arms around each other and being there. - Barbara Bush
Supreme level of maturity is needed to realize; that, conveyance of family life, depends on equally maintained pair of wheels and both crediting each other, for their functioning and struggles as well. - Aniruddha Sastikar
People should be always careful of two persons. One who is totally dedicated to his family especially his wife and others who are completely addicted to the women in life. - Anuj Somany
To all the readers,whom despitethe attraction of tv,of internet,of family troubles,of video games,of sport,of night clubs,have found some hoursso we can all dream together. - Bernard Werber
I've deprived my family in order to buy books. No doubt there is a special punishment in hell for such self-indulgence. Perhaps I shall be struck with blindness among the rarest known to men. - I.J. Parker
The only opportunity you will ever have to live by faith is in the circumstances you are provided this very day: this house you live in, this family you find yourself in, this job you have been given, the weather conditions that prevail at the ...moment. - Eugene H. Peterson
Family is something I've always wanted, the one and a half kids and a dog.
The act of nutrition is not a purely physiological event... The family meal is a formality that cultivates in us... a capacity for sharing, generosity, thoughtfulness, a talent for civilized conversation. - Francine Du Plessix Gray
Our most basic instinct is not for survival but for family. Most of us would give our own life for the survival of a family member, yet we lead our daily life too often as if we take our family for granted. - Paul Pearsall
Gratitude means to recognize the good in your life, be thankful for whatever you have, some people may not even have one of those things you consider precious to you (love, family, friends etc). Each day give thanks for the gift of life.You are blessed - Pablo
The family is one of the greatest traps that society has used for millennia to keep man a slave - Osho
A community, a family, is a group of people who share common stories. The health of any community depends directly on the health of the stories the community embraces. - Daniel Taylor
God's extraordinary work is most often done by ordinary people in the seeming obscurity of a home and family. - Neal A. Maxwell
Every mom is busy, whether you have one child or more than one. You just learn how to manage your time differently as your family grows. - Tamara L. Chilver
When you make yourself a better you, you inevitably make a better life for your family. That's the thing I'll always embrace and you should too. Better yourself. Enjoy your life. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
A family is not decided by blood but by bonds. - Cammy
Strangers are just family you have yet to come to know. - Mitch Albom
I Grew Up In A Family With No Prejudices. My Father Always Believed There Were Good And Bad In Every Ethnic Background, And Nationality. - Chris Mentillo
...And talking of the dear family party which would then be restored, of their mutual pursuits and cheerful society, as the only happiness worth a wish. - Jane Austen
Son, there are times a man has to do things he doesn't like to, in order to protect his family. - Ralph Moody
I think people should put more emphasis on love, family, and caring for other people. We focus so much on the negative and bad in life, we need to focus more on the positive and happy things. - Delano Johnson
After that I went home and Sally put what was left of me to bed; next day, being a Christian family, we saluted the happy morn with the Hell and Hades of a row because I wouldn't get up and go to early service, my sister being quite determined that even if I didn't get up. I shouldn't sleep. - Dion Fortune
The saxophone is the cocaine of the woodwind family, the sax teacher continues. Saxophonists are admired because they are dangerous, because they have explored a darker, more sinister side of themselves. - Eleanor Catton
It's all about quality of life and finding a happy balance between work and friends and family. - Philip Green
One situation maybe one alone could drive me to murder: family life, togetherness. - Patricia Highsmith
Did he really want this warm room of his, so comfortably fitted with old family furniture, to be transformed into a cave, in which, no doubt, he would be free to crawl about unimpeded in all directions, but only at the price of rapidly and completely forgetting his human past at the same time? - Franz Kafka
Promote the voluntary family; voluntarism is the only known cure for abuses of power - in politics, the economy or the family. - Stefan Molyneux
If you can eat with mates or friends or family, I mean, it's such a brilliant thing isn't it? If you feel really rubbish and you have a nice bit of food it makes you feel good, you know? - Jamie Oliver
It is through our extended family that we first learn to compromise and come to an understanding that even if we don't always agree about things we can still love and look out for each other. - Sara Sheridan
A family is a unit composed not only of children but of men, women, an occasional animal, and the common cold. - Ogden Nash
When a family is unified, it doesn’t matter what business they’re in. They can successfully transition from one generation to the next. - Andrew Keyt
Leadership is about relationships - whether it’s a business deal with a client or a conversation with a family member - our ability to understand and appreciate individual uniqueness and perspective is paramount to living a fulfilled life. - Steve Knox
It is sometimes hard to be a family. - Maurice Sendak
The Internet doesn’t love you or need you but your family does. - James Chartrand
After all, it's all kinds of things that make up a life, right? The big, like falling in love and spending time with your family, and the little....like blow drying your hair, applying concealer, and cursing those magazine inserts. It all counts. It has to. - Sarah Dessen
Through your influence, vision, ethics and authenticity you create a better reality for your family, community and organisation, where those around you and those who follow you are inspired to dream, learn and act - Craig Dent
I put my hands behind my head and lay on my back, trying to hold on to the memories of my family. Their faces seemed to be far off somewhere in my mind, and to get to them I had to bring up painful memories. - Ishmael Beah
Blood can help make family, but family often transcends blood. - DaShanne Stokes
The place of the father in the modern suburban family is a very small one, particularly if he plays golf. - Bertrand Russell
The happiest moments of my life have a been the few which I have passed at home in the bosom of my family. - Thomas Jefferson
Remember, the village idiot was the spiritual man who built the ark and saved his family. Keep being you and never give up marching to the beat of your own drum! - Shannon L. Alder
, when asked how to strike a better balance between family, work and self-realisation says: "You need the intention, good scheduling, and you have to be creative. If you don't find time to practice, one of the three is missing. - Elizabeth Mattis-Namgyel
I know I can't tell you what it's like to be gay. But I can tell you what it's not. It's not hiding behind words, Mama. Like family and decency and Christianity. - Armistead Maupin
You don't turn your back on family, even when they do. - Dominic Toretto
I believe that to meet the challenge of the next century, human beings will have to develop a greater sense of universal responsibility. Each of us must learn to work not just for his or her own self, family or nation, but for the benefit of all mankind.
With friends, if you keep making an effort to reach out and you keep getting hurt, you eventually stop trying. But it's much harder to give up on family. Somewhere deep down you want it to work so badly that you keep making the same mistake over and over again. - Tori Spelling
Something like another wave of despair crashes into me. "I'm so heavy." I blink and a tear slides down my cheek."Then you lean on us for a while. Let us carry you, Joy, until you're not heavy anymore. That's what family is. - Jolene Perry
MAMMALIA, n.pl. A family of vertebrate animals whose females in a state of nature suckle their young, but when civilized and enlightened put them out to nurse, or use the bottle. - Ambrose Bierce
Never write an advertisement which you wouldn't want your family to read. You wouldn't tell lies to your own wife. Don't tell them to mine. - David M. Ogilvy
The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for thirty years she served the family nothing but leftovers. The original meal has never been found. - Calvin Trillin
Benedict sets up a community, a family. And families, the honest among us will admit, are risky places to be if perfection is what y ou are expecting in life. - Joan D. Chittister
Forgiveness is the name of love practiced among people who love poorly. The hard truth is that all people love poorly. We need to forgive and be forgiven every day, every hour increasingly. That is the great work of love among the fellowship of the weak that is the human family. - Henri J.M. Nouwen
Family isnt about blood relationships, its about the meaning behind them. I relize now that sharing chromosoms is not the only way to having a family, its about the friendship behind it. - Sarah Dessen
I work every day to live my life in such a way that when I take my last breath, I will be satisfied I made a difference and I was an inspiration; that I left something behind that will be meaningful to society; I did not shame my family, disappoint my friends or ruin my good name. - Carlos Wallace
The industrial mind is a mind without compunction; it simply accepts that people, ultimately, will be treated as things and that things, ultimately, will be treated as garbage. (A Defense of the Family Farm, 1986) - Wendell Berry
Anybody who tries to change society without first examining the family, is trying to push a shadow without moving a statue. - Stefan Molyneux
Ordinary men earns responsibility towards their family, extraordinary men earns duty towards their nation. - Amit Kalantri
For my success I am immensely grateful to God, my parents, my family, my friends, my teachers and to the books I read. - Amit Kalantri
Ohana means family. Family means nobody gets left behind or forgotten - Lilo and stitch
My dear young cousin, if there's one thing I've learned over the eons, it's that you can't give up on your family, no matter how tempting they make it. - Rick Riordan
I wear the writer pants in the family. - Buffy Andrews
It's the family you choose that counts. - Andrew Vachss
Family is not limited by blood or marriage. It's limited to love and bond to one another in one's heart - Joyce Guo
Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way. - Leo Tolstoy
When you study history, you're really studying yourself. Every bit of history I've uncovered about my own family has some remnant in myself. - John Sedgwick
Edsel is the artist in our family. Art is something I know nothing about. - Henry Ford
You care for nothing but shooting, dogs, and rat- catching, and you will be a disgrace to yourself and all your family.
You must know that it is by the state of the lavatory that a family is judged. - Pope John XXIII
The problem with the world is that we draw the circle of our family too small. - Mother Teresa
A man has a false heart in his mouth for all the world to see, another in his breast to show all his special friends and his family, and the real one, the true one, the secret one, which is not known to anyone except himself alone. - James Clavell
Everything have a foundation, even your fame; It started as little support from your family and immediate friends; Don't forget that because they saw the raw talent before everyone saw the polished act. Stay True instead of being a fame fool. - Unarine Ramaru
Believing there is no God gives me more room for belief in family, people, love, truth, beauty, sex, Jell-O and all the other things I can prove and that make this life the best life I will ever have. - Penn Jillette
What is prudence in the conduct of every private family can scarce be folly in that of a great kingdom. - Adam Smith
At the end of the day, all I have to cherish are human relationships. Your worldly wealth you can't take away with you, your life has been lived. It is the friends you have made, your family ties, which sustain your spirit with a certain warmth and comfort.-LKY at 80: 80 quotes from a life (2003) - LKY on LIFE
She had not thought it would be so easy to slip into the old roles. Cambridge had changed her fundamentally and she thought she was immune. No one in her family, however, noticed the transformation in her, and she was not able to resist the power of their habitual expectations. - Ian McEwan
Value supported family and friends. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Always remember when it comes to family arguments and disputes. "Blood is thicker than anger. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
Any family without an entrepreneur has a limited hope. - Auliq Ice
Life can be full of despair without intimacy from a youth's family members and they need to understand that values of caring can help an individual to overcome his or her struggle as he or she develops to become an adult. - Saaif Alam
A loving mother makes sacrifices for peace and laughter to reign in her home and family. - Jaachynma N.E. Agu
At the bottom of the mountain you have your scoffers and doubters, by midpoint you have your envious and haters, and when you reach to the top you have new friends and family you never met or thought existed. - Anthony Liccione
I love my family so much that it brings tears to my eyes. - Diana Jaber
Family isn't about whose blood you have. It's about who you care about. - Trey Parker and Matt Stone
If we love someone deeply, be they friends, family or lovers, don’t treat the relationship like a playground game of back and forth or tit for tat. See it as a loving connection and let that be the basis of it all. - lauren klarfeld
The divine plan of happiness enables family relationships to be perpetuated beyond the grave. Sacred ordinances and covenants available in holy temples make it possible for individuals to return to the presence of God and for families to be united eternally. - Gordon B. Hinckley
For the last 2 years I even have been making an attempt to downsize my makeup assortment. I appraise what is passed on to friends and family and what must been thrown away each few months. This has left Maine with a makeup assortment that i actually fancy victimization. I have - raman kundal
Unless you are rich and can convalesce in a sanatorium estate (where visitors came down a tiered, oceanside lawn to found you at your easel) you have to keep going when you're depressed. That means phone calls, appointments errands, holidays, family, friends, and colleagues. - Virginia Heffernan
Having been raised in a poor family makes part of who i am, but it determines not my future nor my destiny,it doesn't define who i will become, i am a rich man, i am a winner, i am the author of my own success or failure-God forbid failure, i shall prosper-so help me God. - Kgosietsile Martin Timothy
In dwelling, live close to the ground. In thinking, keep to the simple. In conflict, be fair and generous. In governing, don't try to control. In work, do what you enjoy. In family life, be completely present. - Lao Tzu
The family trees of all of us, of whatever origin or trait, must meet and merge into one genetic tree of all humanity by the time they have spread into our ancestries for about 50 generations. - Guy Murchie
The family exists for many reasons, but its most basic function may be to draw together after a member dies. - Stephen King
I don't care about having a lover on valentines day because all that matters to me is having a loving family for a lifetime - Akash B Chandran
Surround your family with love and kindness; there will be happiness. - Debasish Mridha
Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible -- the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family. - Virgina Satir
A vacation frequently means that the family goes away for a rest, accompanied by mother, who sees that the others get it.
There's an empty spot I've always had inside me. I tried to fill it with family, religion, community service, but those were dead ends! I think this chair is the answer. - Matt Groening
Halloween was the best holiday, in my opinion, because it was all about friends, monsters, and candy, rather than family and responsibility. - Margee Kerr
Clever wives are mostly silent ,alert and pay equal attention to limiting the kind and degree of emotions of family which creates and destroy HOMES. - Kishore Bansal
They're the only thing worse than family, other people's family. - The Crazy Ones
People are gonna leave anyway, because those who stay are not people, they are family. - Himanshu Chhabra
A family man shouldn't trade his peace for profits, it is the job of a businessman. - Amit Kalantri
Your own family resemblances are a frustrating code, most easily read by those who know you least. - Barbara Kingsolver
No matter where you live, brothers are brothers and sisters are sisters. The bonds that keep family close are the same no matter where you are.
They were handsome, proper and normal family fathers who built the concentration camps and whipped the prisoners to death. And who was Nietzsche? A narcotized syphilitic. - Jens Bjørneboe
Salvation is a family affair. - Bruce R. McConkie
Live a Nomad Family lifestyle to broaden your horizon and create a more suitable lifestyle for your family - Brenda Brave
Family is your most reliable source of support in any situation because love from your family is unconditional. - Auliq Ice
A family without a black sheep is not a typical family. - Heinrich Böll
Every scientist is a descendant of . We are all his family. Emil Heinrich Du Bois-Reymond - Humboldt
A family is but too often a commonwealth of malignants. - Alexander Pope
It doesn't matter what story we're telling, we're telling the story of family. - Erica Lorraine Scheidt
I think people that have a brother or sister don't realize how lucky they are. Sure, they fight a lot, but to know that there's always somebody there, somebody that's family. - Trey Parker and Matt Stone
Mother is the dead heart of the family, spending father's earnings on consumer goods to enhance the environment in which he eats, sleeps, and watches television. - Germaine Greer
Our pets are our family. - Ana Monnar
When everything goes to hell, the people who stand by you without flinching -- they are your family. - Jim Butcher
There's an evolutionary imperative why we give a crap about our family and friends. And there's an evolutionary imperative why we don't give a crap about anybody else. If we loved all people indiscriminately, we couldn't function. - David Foster
To conquer your biology, stop seeing people sexually and start seeing them as family. In our day, we have really a perverted notion where it's like strangers and potential sexual objects. - Mark Driscoll
Just continue to "walk in the light" you have been given, and leave the future in God's hands. If He is calling you to do a job, He will make it possible for you to care for your family and overcome any other barriers to that responsibility. - James C. Dobson
Disorder in society is the result of disorder in the family. - St. Angela Merici
When the whole world starts behaving like a big family, protecting and caring each other, the world will become a good place to live! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Family is a fortress. - Lailah Gifty Akita
A true hero make people feel like he is part of their family. - Amit Kalantri
Love is the garland without thread that bound us together as a family, as a society, as a nation, and for the humanity. - Debasish Mridha
Lily, the next time you tell me you don't know what to do with family. Because you know exactly. It's about loyalty and kindness and unconditional love, and you are more than capable of all that. - Jill Shalvis
Every so often a reader tells me, somewhat disappointedly, that their family doesn't have any secrets. To which I always reply that of course it does, they just don't know them yet. For where there are people living in close proximity, there will always be secrets. - Kate Morton, The Forgotten Garden
If a child hasn't been given spiritual values within the family setting, they have no familiarity with the values that are necessary for the just and peaceful functioning in society. - Eunice Baumann-Nelson Ph.D PENOBSCOT
Life is Not a perpetual climb towards Greatness.For our family, ourselves, and friends,It is but sad Decay, so,Let every girl die after her Hebé (Ἥβη).And every man after his Aristeia(ἀριστεία). - Roman Payne
Having a big family is costly and invasive. As we realize how big our family is in Christ, how our family obligations transcend our artificial boundaries, there ought to be a weightiness to our response to our brothers and sisters in need. - Mike Dsane
In every dispute between parent and child, both cannot be right, but they may be, and usually are, both wrong. It is this situation which gives family life its peculiar hysterical charm.
Probably the worst time in a person's life is when they have to kill a family member because they are the devil. But otherwise it's been a pretty good day. - Emo Phillips
Power & Money are fruits of life! But Family &Friends re roots of life! We can manage without fruits, But can never stand without roots. - Daniel Friday Danzor
To last, a marriage and family must be built on love—love for God, and love for one another. - Elizabeth George
Paradox /pera,daks/ noun1. Being told to wake up and come back to reality by your family and friends, while being dragged to church to hear a lesson on Jonah and the whale, followed by a sermon on believing in things you can't see without faith. - Shannon L. Alder
Family is a place where love never ends. - Debasish Mridha
It's like he's my family, except better, because I've chosen him. - Patrick Ness
...I got to chase my dream for a while, see what it's like, but this—" He stood and swept his arms wide. "This, and my family, is worth any price. - J.L. Langley
When you think your life has turned to shit, and think nobody loves you for who you are, find something else. It doesn't have to be a human being, or your family, it can be nature, the sky, the birds. Everything loves you, and is cheering you on on your journey, remember that. - Mekiah Johnson
It wasn’t fair, he thought Aaron having no family and Tamara having her scary family and now Jasper. Soon, there would be no one left for him to hate without feeling bad about it. - Cassandra Clare
The greatest things are freely giving; life, love, joy, smiles, hugs, inner peace, blessings, family, friends, nature….! - Lailah Gifty Akita
The religion or pulpit of a nation is the most powerful source of value formation in any country. Followed by the family, the educational system and the media. - Sunday Adelaja
I want you back here now. I want you next to me now. I cannot believe that my family, your brother, all our friends, and an entire police force can't keep tabs on one twenty-six year old graphic designer who thinks he's fuckin' Batman.--Detective Sam Kage in A Matter Of Time (vol 2 or part 4) - Mary Calmes
The simplest way to enjoy lasting success in life is to strike a balance between your career and family. If one must suffer, never it be your family. - Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
When you marry someone, you marry their entire family. - Kevin Jonas
To find love, joy and peace for the humanity, let us promise to build a peace loving and a kind family. - Debasish Mridha
We are born among relatives. Family is defined by loyalty. - Dan Groat
A house is just a house for its structure and matter but when you add to this a warm caring family the house transforms into a home. - Victor Manan Nyambala
Was this what she had shattered convention for; broken with her family, her friends? Everything she had ever known; doomed herself to eternal damnation, for the sake of what she had believed would be heaven on earth, and had turned out to be hell, here and now? - Fay Weldon
Family is the garden of humanity where every flower grows with love and kindness, in search of beauty, purpose and happiness. - Debasish Mridha
Netiquette starts at home. Family values are a good frame of reference for netiquette rules. NetworkEtiquette.net - David Chiles
Meditation, practiced individually and as a family, helps with a different type of peace. It is not a calm absent of noise and confusion but a calm that persists in the very center of the noise and the chaos. Ten minutes daily can transform your life. - Ann Brasco
Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city. - George Burns
The decision to move to the second post-college city (or suburb, or town), however, is usually made independent of friends. No matter if you do it for love, career, family, or school, the second move is on your own terms. - Rachel Bertsche
They say family's first, but family is the first to get you hurt - Chrisper Malamsha
I hope somebody cares because I sure don't. I sure don't. Not anymore. I'm ashamed to go around my family. I'm too embarrassed to confide in my friends. Outside of work I don't have a life. - Mary B. Morrison
Sometimes I think, What a man gonna do with all this media publicity, Photos in newspapers, photography in and among the industry, references and contacts when he cannot help a friend, when he has no family life, and not Even a dog to welcome him after work hours! - Himmilicious
Hong Kong became so materialistic that it must be one of the rarest places in the world where family members need to make an appointment to have dinner together, and people speculate upon their own home where their own children are growing up.’Quote from my 7th book about Hong Kong! - TIM I GURUNG
Family don't end with blood - Eric Kripke
Why do others see the need to change me my stringers,teachers even my own family they all seem to find something wrong with the only ones that seem to completely get me are my friends - pikmin100xx
Decisions of character come from understanding that they are accountable to God only, not to family, spouses, religious leaders, corporations, public opinion or your own ego. - Shannon L. Alder
A family is a mystery. - Sharon Olds
Relationships grounded in mutual love, trust, caring and forgiveness. In all the ups and all the downs of life. Look closely, - who is really your family, and who in truth are just strangers in for the ride? - Dancolin Flamiano
Where does the family start? It starts with a young man falling in love with a girl - no superior alternative has yet been found. - Winston S. Churchill
Extend your commitment to your family members. Have respect for elders and be nice to them.they are your soft pillow - Kishore Bansal
Benedict sets up a community, a family. And families, the honest among us will admit, are risky places to be if perfection is what you are expecting in life. - Joan D. Chittister
A married man with a family will do anything for money.
Family is the people you love who love you back. - Karen Marie Hart
A wise man once told me family don’t end in blood, but it doesn’t start there either. Family cares about you, not what you can do for them. Family’s there through the good, bad, all of it. They got your back even when it hurts. That’s family - Eric Kripke
Maybe that's all that family really is, a group of people who all miss the same imaginary place. - Zach Braff
The moments that we have with friends and family, the chances that we have to make a big difference in the world or even to make a small difference to the ones we love, all those wonderful chances that life gives us, life also takes away. It can happen fast and a whole lot sooner than you think. - Larry Page
Ohana means family - no one gets left behind, and no one is ever forgotten.' <3 - Chris Sanders and Dean DeBlois
Friends are family members we have a choice over. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
American consumers benefit from disparity & exploitation. I benefit from disparity & exploitation & so does my family. there is no way to be a consumer in this country without causing pain" --casey gray - author of Discount - & my New HERO - Casey Gray
fans are just friends and family I haven't met... or wrote about yet - Janna Hill
There are one or two people - I’m not talking about family, about Zhenya or your mother - whom a pariah can trust. He can contact these people without first waiting for a sign. - Vasily Grossman
Don't worry, don't worry we will take care for your family members. - Deyth Banger
If you are the hero of your family, there is very good chance that one day you will be the hero of the world. - Amit Kalantri
Creating a family in this turbulent world is an act of faith, a wager that against all odds there will be a future, that love can last, that the heart can triumph against all adversities and even against the grinding wheel of time.
But marriage is more than just two people. Marriages are a combination of two people, their closest family members, and the nearest and dearest of friends that enter that circle of love. - Sandi Gamble
We are happy when we have family, we are happy when we have friends and almost all the other things we think make us happy are actually just ways of getting more family and friends. - Daniel M. Gilbert
Why can't life always be lived under the stars,' she said, 'with great music and family and friends? - Jan Karon
Each time you say hello to a stranger, your heart acknowledges over and over again that we are all family. - Suzy Kassem
Brothers and sisters should never be in the same family. - Charles M. Schulz
Many men can make a fortune but very few can build a family. - J. S. Bryan
The changes in the human condition are uncertain and frequent. Many, on whom fortune has bestowed her favours, may trace their family to a more unprosperous station; and many who are now in obscurity, may look back upon the affluence and exalted rank of their ancestors. - Alexander Hamilton
.. I suffered with you. I hurt with you. I bled with you -not only because we're bonded, but because the love I have for you." ~ Eric Northman in Dead in The Family. - Charlaine Harris
your gonna meet new people, but be careful most of them are 2 faced. But remember the most important people is God and family aren't 2 faced so look up to the ones that are important in your life. - Carley Sutherlin
I am working far away from my family and every day I dreams about returning home and be with them. Is there an end for my dream or else, is it a continuous dream?". - Difin Davis
Happy the man who, like Ulysses, has made a fine voyage, or has won the Golden Fleece, and then returns, experienced and knowledgeable, to spend the rest of his life among his family!
Don't be too busy climbing the ladder of success and forget your most cherished relationships (friends, family, spouse, etc). EnjoyLife! - Bernard Kelvin Clive
A man’s weakness is his family and a woman’s is her child - M.F. Moonzajer
The two brothers who sought to get their only family back, to feel her warmth, one lost his last family member and the other could never feel warmth again.The one who wanted her baby back lost chance of having one again,And the one who had a vision to see his country change became blind. - Hiromu Arakawa
I have no riches in life, but only family who loves me. - Alon Calinao Dy
There is plenty of peace in any home where the family doesn't make the mistake of trying to get together. - Kin Hubbard
Never sever ties with a family member you once loved. Each of you might be on different spiritual paths, but both trails are leading you home. - Shannon L. Alder
I think the sense of family and family achievement, plus the discipline which I received there from that one-room school were really very helpful in what I did later on. - Alan Shepard
A family is a family not because of gender but because of values, like commitment, trust and love.
Fathers, your are the head and strength of the family unit. If you are not in place, there is a weakness in the link. - Anita R. Sneed-Carter
By definition, though, we are family. And in difficult times-- times like these-- despite our differences, we stand together as family. - Stephen King
Great compassion makes a peaceful heart. A peaceful heart makes a peaceful person. A peaceful person makes a peaceful family. A peaceful family makes a peaceful community. A peaceful community makes a peaceful nation. A peaceful nation makes a peaceful world. - Maha Ghosananda
I saw the same dynamic in our family - a dysfunctional family - mirrored in the country in the 1980's. If you take this family, and you put them up there as the First Family - if you look at what the dynamic is in the family - you might have a pretty good sense of how it's going to trickle down.
Nanak dukhiya sab sansaar!This whole world is ridden with Sorrow.Stop comparing as we all have a fucked up life, family and job! No matter what others show and potray! ;)"Jhaak ke dekhoge (I mean kareeb se) toh pata chalega ki saamne waale ke toh zyaada phate hai" hahahahahaha - honeya
Granted, not all uneducated women are prostitutes, and, not all prostitutes are uneducated. However, where building a family is employment, an uneducated woman's womb is her diploma. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
This is my country, that is your country; these are the conceptions of narrow souls - to the liberal minded the whole world is a family. - Virchand Gandhi
All peoples and nations are of one family, the children of one Father, and should be to one another as brothers and sisters. - Bahá'u'lláh
Just as our view of work affects our real experience of it, so too does our view of leisure. If our mindset conceives of free time, hobby time, or family time as non-productive, then we will, in fact, make it a waste of time. - Shawn Achor
Family life was and always will be the foundation of any civilization. Destroy the family and you destroy the country. - Erin Pizzey
When his life was ruined, his family killed, his farm destroyed, Job knelt down on the ground and yelled up to the heavens, "Why god? Why me?" and the thundering voice of God answered, "There's just something about you that pisses me off. - Stephen King
I had a friend whose family had dinner together every day. The mother would tuck you in at night and make breakfast in the morning. It just seemed so amazing to me. - Moon Unit Zappa
If it's to protect our family, be it the Kingdom or the entire world... We would make anyone our enemy! That's what it means to be Fairy Tail!! - Hiro Mashima
You can even tell where a person's family came from by looking at the type of bacterium he or she carries! - Jennifer Gardy
Love is this divine ingredient. It alone describes what can be our perfect relationship to our Heavenly Father and our family and neighbors, and the means by which we accomplish His work.
Some things you do because you want to. Some things you do because of the needs of others in your family. - Gordon Atkinson
It amazes me when education, religion and family values fail to create a human being. - Anum Sattar
People don't get to choose their family, but if you have the family you would choose - that's happiness. - Lina Dimitrova
If each of us could help one orphan to build his/her capacity, and academic background rather than giving them money or food, then no family will sufferer without guardian. - Sbr Khan
Your friends love you for who you are. Your family loves you for what you are. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Live each day like you are celebrating your birthday—that is what life wants for you. Engage with family and friends. Indulge in good food, music and dance. You are precious to life. - Pooja Ruprell
During my PhD, I was depressed for eight-months, state of deep-worry. The stressful life leads to neglect of spirituality and wellness. I recovered by inspiration of great souls, friends and family. Ever since, I have sought spirituality of soul and well-being over all other things. - Lailah Gifty Akita
The bonds that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each others life. Rarely do members of one family grow up under the same roof. - Richard Bach
In our family we don't divorce our men - we bury them. - Ruth Gordon
Thank God, the greatest things are freely giving; life, love, joy, smiles, hugs, inner peace, blessings, family, friends, nature….! - Lailah Gifty Akita
I came from a family where the only emotion respectable to show is irritation. - Flannery O'Connor
My squad was my family, my gun was my provider and protector, and my rule was to kill or be killed. The extent of my thoughts didn’t go much beyond that. We had been fighting for over two years, and killing had become a daily activity. I felt no pity for anyone. - Ishmael Beah
To the family of a victim of a fatal accident, the deceased was at the wrong place at the wrong time. To the family of the morgue owner, the deceased was at the right place at the right time. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
I believe in family values and following your dreams. - JoAnne Myers
The most important thing in life is your family. There are days you love them, and others you don't. But, in the end, they're the people you always come home to. Sometimes it's the family you're born into and sometimes it's the one you make for yourself. - Candice Bergen
There is not a man in the country that can't make a living for himself and family. But he can't make a living for them and his government, too, the way his government is living. What the government has got to do is live as cheap as the people. - Will Rogers
How often have the greatest thoughts and ideas come to light during conversations with the family over the evening dinner? - E.A. Bucchianeri
Limited money and family obligations have never stopped a man who really wanted to do something, although they provide excuses for a man who is not really up to the creative challenge in the first place. Find out today whether you are willing to do what it takes. - David Deida
In any culture, subculture, or family in which belief is valued above thought, and self-surrender is valued above self-expression, and conformity is valued above integrity, those who preserve their self-esteem are likely to be heroic exceptions. - Nathaniel Branden
My greatest blessings are my life, my children and my family. - Lailah Gifty Akita
The Hills Have EYes... so be careful where you step and where you go so far one family has went there and few of them have came back! - Deyth Banger
They suppress the truth rather than take the consequence of telling it, and in so doing prove themselves a part of the human family. - Frederick Douglass
You don't build a family by tearing down another one. - Donna Lynn Hope
True Islam taught me that it takes all of the religious, political, economic, psychological, and racial ingredients, or characteristics, to make the Human Family and the Human Society complete. - Malcolm X
A prince ... is only the first servant of the state, who is obliged to act with probity and prudence. ... As the sovereign is properly the head of a family of citizens, the father of his people, he ought on all occasions to be the last refuge of the unfortunate. - Frederick II of Prussia
Woman is a delicate creature with strong emotions who has been created by the Almighty God to shoulder responsibility for educating society and moving toward perfection. God created woman as symbol of His own beauty and to give solace to her partner and her family. - Hazrat Ali Ibn Abu-Talib A.S
Never joke about the job of your friend. He/she feeds their family with it and it affects their dignity! - Rossana Condoleo
We see answers to prayer all around us.our home, family, children, healing, life, love,are all answers to prayer. - Pazaria Smith
Oh, how terribly backwards, and yet sadly common, it is to sit scowling at family all the day long and then quickly put on a smile for strangers who drop by. - Richelle E. Goodrich
Believe me. Your hardship, tears and sorrows you are facing now are the training of your spirit. The strength you learn from there brings you more love and smiles in your future. Wherever you are, love all the people around you like your family. then you are not alone anymore. - Hiroko Sakai
Lead your life so you wouldn't be ashamed to sell the family parrot to the town gossip. - Will Rogers
As young adults, we were wearing the shoes of the new future. Our generation would soon be the ones to determine the political climate of our country, the constitution of a family, and the morality of man. What an awesome burden we carried. - Lynda I Fisher
Discipline is needed in our family lives. - Sunday Adelaja
Call it a clan, call it a network, call it a tribe, call it a family. Whatever you call it, whoever you are, you need one. - Jane Howard
(On his family) It's an unusual story but then again, you show me a family and I'll show you an unusual story.
My mom is the most famous thing about my video blog. Everyone likes moms. People enjoy watching people's family. - Schlomo Rabinowitz
The people you work with are just people you were thrown together with. Y'know, you don't know them, it wasn't your choice. And yet you spend more time with them thanyou do your friends or your family. - Tim Canterbury
Don’t let the society or your own family or anybody to kill your dreams because your dreams are yourself! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Our atheist thoughts go out to his family following their loss. - Brian Spellman
The family is one of nature's masterpieces. - George Santayana
Try to live your life so that you wouldn't be afraid to sell the family parrot to the town gossip. - Will Rogers
Step-parents, those fairy tale villains,Have been given a bad name.They're easy targets.When the family goes awryHow easy to blame them.I was blessed by the right steps... - Eileen Granfors
Unless you are rich, and can con vales center in a sanatorium estate (where visitors came down a tiered, oceanside lawn to found you ato your easel) you have to keep going when you're depressed. That means phone calls, appointments errands, holidays, family, friends, and colleagues. - Virginia Heffernan
Chaos limits the free-flow of love and becomes a roadblock to what family members want most and sadly, it becomes the normal for the family. - David W. Earle
If someone were to harm my family or a friend or somebody I love, I would eat them. I might end up in jail for 500 years, but I would eat them. - Johnny Depp
The way you help heal the world is you start with your own family. - Mother Teresa
The barriers between animal and human come down very easily. We belong to a single great family, and if we are lonely and unhappy we gladly accept the friendship of our distant relations. - Marlen Haushofer
Tying the little folks with the older folks is a great and powerful tool to preserve and to protect the family and the individual. - Alex Haley
It is most difficult, in my mind, to separate any success, whether it bein your profession, your family, or as in my case, in basketball, fromreligion. - John Wooden
It’s not easy balancing a career, a family and a healthy outlook on life, which is why I don’t. - Alex Bosworth
The speaker says one of the blessings of the family of God is that the enthusiasm of children influences their elders while experience seasons the younger members. - Matt Chandler
Look here, said Will. When a man comes to me for advice about an idea, I know he doesn’twant advice. He wants me to agree with him. And if I want to keep his friendship I tell him his idea isfine and go ahead. But I like you and you’re a friend of my family, so I’m going to stick my neck out. - John Steinbeck
Because it is the lot of mothers to remember what no one else cares to, Mrs. Dutta thinks. To tell them over and over until they are lodged, perforce, in family lore. We are the keepers of the heart's dusty corners. - Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
Ironically, girls who don't think so much about their family and are a little bit self-centred are not only happier themselves but also maintain good relationships with their families. - Farahad Zama
We al have family disfunction. It's why we're successful, to fill that hole. - Eli Attie
No, I`m putting it away, trying to buy a house for my family. The goal is to use the money to move into a big house, so my daughter can have a garden. - Ewan McGregor
I had never before considered leaving my religion, my family, my customs, and my beliefs behind. It was all that I had ever known. Would it be worth it to give it all up? I had no way of knowing. It was frightening even to contemplate a life beyond - Carolyn Jessop
At the end of the day, that's what a family is - a group of different people who accept each other. - Sara Sheridan
always keep in mind the paramount importance of living a balanced life with emphasis on nurturing strong friendships and family ties, while still doing the things that you find rewarding for reasons other than mere monetary income. - Derric Yuh Ndim
The family is the nucleus of civilization. - Will Durant
If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance. - George Bernard Shaw
Everything is a drug. Family, art, causes, new shoes... We're all just tweaking our chem to avoid the void. - Joss Whedon
If you notice that devil hinder your work or demons disturb your family etc., then address them and cast them out of your circumstances - Sunday Adelaja
Everyone needs a house to live in, but a supportive family is what builds a home. - Anthony Liccione
Whatever Jesus lays His hands upon, lives. If He lays is hands upon a marriage, it lives. If He is allowed to lay His hands on the family, it lives. - Howard W. Hunter
One of my relatives invented the sensory deprivation tank. Appropriately, most of my family has never seen or heard of him. - Ryan Lilly
Some of us will be long forgotten before we are even dead. Most will never be remembered at all, not even by family. - Paul Bamikole
Don't judge people on their Religion, Family Or Country they live ... Judge People On Their Nature..!! - Sagar Pandit
I didn't cry when they buried my father - I wouldn't let myself. I didn't cry when they buried my sister. On Thursday night, with my family asleep upstairs, my eyes filled as Agassi and Marcos Baghdatis played out the fifth set of their moving second-round match. - Greg Garber
when you’re the first in your family to go to college, you never truly feel like they’ve let you go. - New York Times Staff
Their disappearance from the human family would be no great loss to the world. - Henry Clay
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world. - Napoléon Bonaparte
The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life. Rarely do members of one family grow up under the same roof. - Richard Bach
Everyone has a responsibility towards this larger family of man, but especially if you're privileged, that increases your responsibility."(The Power of One: Belief.net Interview; July 2005) - Susan Sarandon
I love God, Jesus Christ, my three children, mother, father, brother, sisters, family in general, my pets, my students, and true friends. - Ana Monnar
The American family shattered for the simple reason that it was American, not global. - John F. MacArthur Jr.
As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live. - Pope John Paul II
Who should we be trying to make the most proud? Our family? Our friends? Our teachers or bosses? What about the one who molded us out of the earth itself, who formed us like clay, and instilled within us the very breath of life that shaped the universe? - James D. Maxon
Many people feel like they were born into the wrong family. Nevertheless, adults must take responsiblity for the pain of the past and create a productive life in the present. - James P. Krehbiel
In the end it is all about loving your family. For one the family can be as small as single person or as big as whole world. - Pratik Akkawar
I've learned that all a person has in life is family and friends. If you lose those, you have nothing, so friends are to be treasured more than anything else in the world. - Trey Parker and Matt Stone
Since graduating from HMS my greatest satisfaction has unequivocally been my family. My main disappointment is that I have wasted too much time in personal pursuits and been less of an influence for good than I might have been. - Norris B. Finlayson
A rubber plant is just about the ideal family. - Haruki Murakami
We are not defined by belief or by faith nor religion.We are the family of God. - Ellen J. Barrier
Being related to a person doesn't necessarily mean you have to be family and being family doesn't necessarily mean you have to be related. - Ray Price Billy
A life dedicated to family, friends, community, and whole humanity is a life well spent. - Ahmet Adam Asar
In every family there is a murderer, a thief and a crazy person. And if you have a little Blue blood in the line, you can be sure there are more than one of each. - Clark Jeffries
I just completed The Tenth Circle. It is an excellent mystery story surrounding a family with modern day issues. - Jodi Picoult
Funny how things work themselves out. Things happen that split up family and friends, then things happen that bring them back together. Everyone is in your life for a reason. My hope is for all the reasons to be good. Those who love you never lose touch, are always consistent, and unquestionable. - April Mae Monterrosa
A family is a place where minds come in contact with one another. If these minds love one another the home will be as beautiful as a flower garden. But if these minds get out of harmony with one another it is like a storm that plays havoc with the garden. - Buddha
Happiness being surrounded by good friends and family at a BBQ. - Richie Norton
With leadership succession, families tend to focus on picking the next CEO. Families really need multiple leaders at all levels in their families and family businesses. - Andrew Keyt
Torah is not merely a collection of prohibitions, rigid strictures and boring observances. Rather, it is a narrative of the blessings and promises of God initially offered to one person and family, but through which the whole world will ultimately be blessed. - Walter C. Kaiser Jr.
What's sad about not eating is the experience, whether at a family reunion or at midnight by yourself in a greasy spoon under the L tracks. The loss of dining, not the loss of food. - Roger Ebert
Family is not an important thing, it is everything - Michael J. Fox
There is no doubt that it is around the family and the home that all the greatest virtues, the most dominating virtues of human, are created, strengthened and maintained. - Winston S. Churchill
Let us make one point, that we meet each other with a smile, when it is difficult to smile. Smile at each other, make time for each other in your family. - Mother Teresa
Building a family is an entrepreneurial experience. No doubt about it. The family is the greatest and most important enterprise on earth. Lead yours with passion and joy! - Richie Norton
I look upon the whole world as my fatherland, and every war has to me the horror of a family fued. - Helen Keller
Despite being what would now be called a deprived child in a one parent family, I did not grow up with an urge to smash windows or to bash old ladies over the head in order to steal handbags. - Eva Hart
I don't think a female running a house is a problem, a broken family. It's perceived as one because of the notion that a head is a man. - Toni Morrison
When you have mental illness it's common to be shunned by your family or friends it wouldn't happen if they knew the pain you were in. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
The only reason i love the courage of these individuals is that they take their family members as astray chicks, and the reason i don't want to belong to this category is because those chicks are far more important to me than trivial wealth and fame. - Michael Bassey Johnson
The future isn't written in the stars. There are no guarantees. So claim your adulthood. Be intentional. Get to work. Pick your family. Do the math. Make your own certainty. Don't be defined by what you didn't know or didn't do.You are deciding your life right now. - Meg Ray
We are totally opposed to abortion under any circumstances. We are also opposed to abortifacient drugs and chemicals like the Pill and the IUD, and we are also opposed to all forms of birth control with the exception of natural family planning.
The family is changing not disappearing. We have to broaden our understanding of it, look for the new metaphors. - Mary Catherine Bateson
The family - that dear octopus from whose tentacles we never quite escape, nor, in our inmost hearts, ever quite wish to. - Dodie Smith
I got out on the street and started crying the kind of hysterical tears made justifiable only by turning off one’s cell phone, putting it to the ear, and pretending to be told of a death in the family. - Sloane Crosley
The best story to tell your kids is that of your own family. - Lauren Machta
I've seen enough family photos in enough homes to know that the term 'suitable for framing' should have a stricter definition. - Alex Bosworth
If you educate a man you educate a person, but if you educate a woman you educate a family - Brigham Young
A healthy family is sacred territory. - Unknown
All she wanted was a family, all he wanted was fame; as their relationship famished. - Anthony Liccione
My special possessions are my sacred family. - Lailah Gifty Akita
All family stories are important, just as all people are important, and they deserve to be passed along. - Karen Chamberlain
The dysfunction was not the character of one person, it was the split of family by divorce, with the ripples felt for eternity by bloodline. - Amber Garibay
Free will is about the power to decide for yourself without outside influence. That means no family, no religion, no ethnicity, no boundaries to encumber you in making decisions that are solely for YOUR LIFE. That is complete free will - Levon Peter Poe
Having a family is like having a bowling alley installed in your brain. - Martin Mull
A woman can take care of the family. It takes a man to provide structure, to provide stability. Not that I'm saying a woman can't provide stability, I'm not saying that...It does take a father though. - Tom DeLay
There is no such thing as fun for the whole family. - Jerry Seinfeld
Family is a permanent adhesive that creates a lifetime bond. - Conrad Brooks
So much of what is best in us is bound up in our love of family, that it remains the measure of our stability because it measures our sense of loyalty. - Haniel Long
I can push them away, fight them, or ignore them but family is something you can never get rid of. - Joyce Guo
True wealth, success, and happiness can only be achieved by balancing our business life with the duty we have to our self and to our family. - Joseph C. Kunz Jr.
My family is my vulnerability. - Deyth Banger
Family connexions were always worth preserving, good company always worth seeking. - Jane Austen
I grew up in an era that was a golden age of the blockbuster, when something we might call a family film could have universal appeal. That's something I want to see again. In terms of the tone of the film, it looks at where we are as a people and has a universality about human experience. - Christopher J. Nolan
Maybe this is a second doctoral program: advanced learning about life, death, marriage, mothering, family, faith, patience, prayer. My degree will be 'Doctor of Life,' and I will be in good company. So many of us earn our 'Doctor of Life' degrees. - Christina G. Hibbert Psy.D.
A loving family is the biggest treasure a person can ever have.. - Himmilicious
sometimes I wish I would just disappear into thin air, leave the pain and the misery of this cold hearted world,I wonder who would miss me if anyone would even show a little sympathy to my family, probably no one I was just a little no one anyways. - kashmir foley
I'm terribly sorry, but nature is not always family friendly.
Don’t BELIEVE everything you read and see on the socialmedia! Don’t let LIKES & RT brainwash your mind, take control over your time and take you away from your life, family & responsibilities! - Lily Amis
There is no such thing as a normal family so don't trip off it, just deal with it. - Ice-T
People interfere in a person’s internal family matters not with an intention to resolve the feud, but mere with a selfish interest of showing own importance as a judge. Only foolish individual invites those devilish minds as mediators in own private home dispute. - Anuj Somany
The family is the country of the heart. - Giuseppe Mazzini
No one have a perfect family, but mine is perfect for me - Zybejta "Beta" Metani' Marashi
What brings a real and lasting joy is our relationships with God, and our love for His other children He has put in our lives. It's people; friends and family that fulfil us. All else, fame, popularity, beauty, is so fleeting. - Lindsey Stirling
With the world in a chaos of questions, family should be the answer. - Anthony Liccione
It is not possible for one to teach others who cannot teach his own family. - Confucius
So much of what is best in us is bound up in our love of family, that it remains the measure of our stability because it measures our sense of loyalty. All other pacts of love or fear derive from it and are modeled upon it.
FAMILY. The ties that bind. The cement that builds character, strength of purpose, mutual respect, values. - David R. Wommack
I've always liked Anna, but according to my mother, her family is complete New Money, and my grandmother has pointed out on several occasions that they're not even really Southern. - Katie Crouch and Grady Hendrix, The White Glove War
Our family car was the antithesis of designs and desirability. It was like driving Hitler's moustache. - Samantha Bee
In the end, the end of a life only matters to friends, family, and other folks you used to know. For everyone else, it's just another end. - Gabrielle Zevin
If we take care of our neighbors,our neighbors will take care of us.If we take care of our friends,our friends will take care of us.If we take care of our family,our family will take care of us.If we take care of others,our God will take care of us. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Darling, in this family we don't call anyone a novelist who has not written more books than Jane Austen. - Pansy Schneider-Horst
If you’re looking for family entertainment, don’t study history or prehistory. - Peter Frost
There is a terrible hunger for love. We all experience that in our lives - the pain, the loneliness. We must have the courage to recognize it. The poor you may have right in your own family. Find them. Love them. - Mother Teresa
A blood line is something you're born into. A Family is something you create. - Chris Wistaff
For me Humanity > Country > Family > Friends > (Religion = Science).Sorry if I disappointed you, but this is what I was and I will follow my whole life. - Aishwarya Shiva Pareek
Stripped of its arrogance, its desire to make off with half of the patrimony and never be seen again, history belongs at the family table. If theology, the older brother, pretends not to need or notice him it will be a sign that he has forgotten, after all, who his father is. - N.T. Wright
I sustain myself with the love of family. - Maya Angelou
Other things may change us, but we start and end with family. - Anthony Brandt
Each morning in every family, men, women and children, if they have nothing better to do, tell each other their dreams.We are all at the mercy of the dream and we owe it to ourselves to submit its powers to the waking state. - La Révolution Surréaliste No. 1
For some soldiers, there is a greater war going on behind the gun's shadow of family and friends, than in front of the gun pointing at strange enemies. - Anthony Liccione
A family is a group of people who keep confusing you with someone you were as a kid. - Robert Brault
I never believed I will be the Breadwinner in my family, But I give Lord God Almighty Thanks! - Genereux Philip
I’ve often lost faith in myself, I’ve never lost it in my family - David Sedaris
But family connections are weird. Even if your relatives aren't good to you, they're still your blood. You can't lose that connection completely. And believe me, I've got a few relatives on my dad's side I'd love to lose. - Rick Riordan
In every conceivable manner, the family is link to our past, bridge to our future. - Alex Haley
If you begin the day with love in your heart, peace in your nerves, and truth in your mind, you not only benefit by their presence but also bring them to others, to your family and friends, and to all those whose destiny draws across your path that day. - Unknown
Write about small, self-contained incidents that are still vivid in your memory. If you remember them, it's because they contain a larger truth that your readers will recognize in their own lives. Think small and you'll wind up finding the big themes in your family saga. - William Zinsser
Fuck it... That's really the attitude that keeps a family together, it's not "we love each other", it's just "fuck it, man. - Louis C.K.
I lay in my bed night after night staring at the ceiling and thinking, Why have I survived the war? Why was I the last person in my immediate family to be alive? I didn’t know. - Ishmael Beah
I can’t do small talk really, and that’s fine. I've got old friends and family that love me, thank God. I’m grateful for what a city gives you access to, but I do feel that I’m only here until I figure out how to get out again. - Laura Marling
Family dinners are more often than not an ordeal of nervous indigestion, preceded by hidden resentment and ennui and accompanied by psychosomatic jitters. - M. F. K. Fisher
If you ever start feeling like you have the goofiest, craziest, most dysfunctional family in the world, all you have to do is go to a state fair. Because five minutes at the fair, you'll be going, 'you know, we're alright. We are dang near royalty.' - Jeff Foxworthy
God is the designer of the family. - Gordon B. Hinckley
Other things may change us, but we start and end with the family. - Anthony Brandt
I love my family because they are always there for me even during my fragile moments. - Gugu Mona
Early violence and early abandonment damages people and family systems, and can persist for decades if not healed. - Christine Mason
There exists a false aristocracy based on family name, property, and inherited wealth. But there likewise exists a true aristocracy based on intelligence, talent and virtue. - Tom Robbins
Yes, love your family, and also love your friends. For some friends are truly family. Love the people in your life. Love them without measure. And don’t worry about spoilage. Potatoes spoil, people don’t spoil. - Steve Goodier
We are created for the sake of love. When we experience love in family life, it is heavenly, but it is still only an image of the greater glory we hope to behold in heaven. - Scott Hahn
For Parents: Never blame or scold a child for their first mistake after all family is the first school from where a child learns. - Neeraj Bhanot
Building a family is an entrepreneurial experience. - Richie Norton
I pursued education not instead of being a good mother, but because being a good mother required that I build a better life for my family. - Wendy Davis
Her characters tend to err when they reject the grubby and complex circumstances of everyday life for abstract and radical notions. They thrive when they work within the rooted spot, the concrete habit, the particular reality of their town and family. - David Brooks
In a patriarchal society, one of the most important functions of the institution of the family is to make feel like a somebody whenever he is in his own yard a man who is a nobody whenever he is in his employer’s yard. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
There is no right way to be a family. - Betsy L. Stone
I like football. I find its an exciting strategic game. Its a great way to avoid conversation with your family at Thanksgiving. - Craig Ferguson
In Land of Milk and Money, Anthony Barcellos mines rich family history to create a full-blooded tale that readers will find insightful, rewarding, and entertaining. - John Lescroart
Death had marked his family with unbreakable black halos, until only two remained. - R.W. Patterson
It is true that you can't choose your family, but you can choose your friends. It is also true that you can choose your partner and in doing so, you end up choosing the family you've always wanted. - J.R. Rim
Redundancy is like a plug being pulled out in a bath tub. Everything goes down the drain, your livelihood, your dreams, your car, your house, and your family. - Tania Gardana
There is one family : MankindThere is one religion : Humanity There is one home : Earth - Sandesh Hukpachongbang
Family is the theatre of the spiritual drama, the place where things happen, especially the things that matter. - G.K. Chesterton
Only solitary men know the full joys of frienship. Others have their family; but to a solitary and an exile, his friends are everything. - Willa Cather
I don't have to look up my family tree, because I know that I'm the sap. - Fred Allen
In life, friends become family, sometimes they become enemy and enemy becomes motivation. - Evan Ricafort
The stronger the family, stronger the society. - Lailah Gifty Akita
The family is the basis of society. As the family is, so is the society, and it is human beings who make a family-not the quantity of them, but the quality of them. - Ashley Montagu
Family is not an important thing, it's everything. - Michael J. Fox
Technology has bridged the gap of distant communication,bringing friends and family closely together but no matter the number of ‘likes’, tweets, chats, comments, posts and shares, none can compare to a sincere smile, a kind kiss and a warm hug - Bernard Kelvin Clive
In our family histories, the frontier between fact and fiction is vague, especially in the record of events that took place before we were born, or when we were too young to record them accurately; there are few maps to these remote regions, and only the occasional sign to guide the explorer. - Adam Sisman
Spend your time with family and people you love. Don't wait for festivals be with them, each moment you're with them, that's a festival. - Sarvesh Jain
Heavenly blessings are life, grace, hope, faith, love, inner peace, nature, family, friends….! - Lailah Gifty Akita
the opportunity of sharing the blessings of family and friends keeps reminding us of the wealth of emotions, but, later in life yearning to relive those times, but only to offer the memories, in exchange to what one had or remember when one is reminded. - levi paul taylor
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