Quotation Explorer - 'Relatives'

Life in this form is one-time chance, death is the inevitable consequence for anyone who is born. The record of one’s death is the primary respect one could render to the lost one. Tears of all relatives of missing people are indeed flowing due to this invaluable action by the authority. - Nilantha Ilangamuwa
One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives. - Euripides
Eat and drink with your relatives; do business with strangers. - Greek Proverb
It isn't necessary to have relatives in Kansas City in order to be unhappy. - Groucho Marx
Being a detective isn't all about torture and murder and monsters. Sometimes it gets truly unpleasant...The fate of the world may depend on whether or not you can bring yourself to visit your relatives. - Derek Landy
Some people talk about illogical things like love.. But then they can rationally sacrifice their relatives. - Sebastian Michaelis - Yana Toboso
God gives us relatives; thank God, we can choose our friends. - Addison Mizner
Studies conducted in a city in Zimbabwe found that half of reported rape cases involve girls less than 15 years of age and that girls are most vulnerable to sexual abuse by male relatives, neighbors and school teachers. - Njovana Watts
Love from strangers is better than apathy from relatives. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Man has three friends on whose company he relies. First, wealth which goes with him only while good fortune lasts. Second, his relatives; they go only as far as the grave, leave him there. The third friend, his good deeds, go with him beyond the grave. - The Talmud
When it comes to anniversaries, the publishing industry usually resembles distant relatives, readiest with gifts that are redundant or farcical. - Anthony Paletta
The most loving parents and relatives commit murder with smiles on their faces. They force us to destroy the person we really are: a subtle kind of murder. - Jim Morrison
That man who is without religion and mercy should be rejected. A guru without spiritual knowledge should be rejected. The wife with an offensive face should be given up and so should relatives who are without affection. - Chanakya
One of my relatives invented the sensory deprivation tank. Appropriately, most of my family has never seen or heard of him. - Ryan Lilly
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
Fate chooses our relatives, we choose our friends. - Jacques Delille
When others demand that we become the people they want us to be, they force us to destroy the person we really are. It's a subtle kind of murder. The most loving parents and relatives commit this murder with smiles on their faces. - Jim Morrison
God gives us relatives; thank God we can choose our friends. - Ethel Mumford
I have a couple of favorite relatives, but because they're so far away I tend to ignore them-even though they have mailboxes, email addresses and telephone numbers. Today, I'll get back in touch. - Eileen & Jerry Spinelli
Ever since we’d found Wilson, his cousin’s calmness bothered me. I realized now I felt less unease with angry outbursts from grieving relatives, than I had with the slow, ticking time bomb of the quiet and collected.--Prepped for Kill, Marjorie Gardens Mystery Book 2 - A.E.H. Veenman
Suicide is belated acquiescence in the opinion of one's wife's relatives. - H. L. Mencken
We live in relative world with relatives. - Deyth Banger
When I look back now, I realize what a trial I must have been to my friends and relatives. It was one frenzy after one elation after one enthusiasm after one hysteria after another. I was always yelling and running somewhere, because I was afraid life was going to be over that very afternoon. - Ray Bradbury
We are born among relatives. Family is defined by loyalty. - Dan Groat
The hatred of relatives is the most violent. - Publius Cornelius Tacitus
We passed from laughter to terror which, like love and hate, are close relatives. - Lise Deharme
"At Christmas, tea is compulsory. Relatives are optional. - Robert Godden
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