Family Quotes

It is commonly observed that a sudden wealth, like a prize drawn in a lottery or a large bequest to a poor family, does not permanently enrich. They have served no apprenticeship to wealth, and with the rapid wealth come rapid claims which they do not know how to deny, and the treasure is quickly dissipated.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Mohandas karamchand gandhi - all humanity is one undivided and indivisible...

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
Europe is spreading its wings. In freedom. In prosperity. And in peace. It is a truly proud moment for the European Union. It is a triumph for liberty and democracy. To our new members I say: ? Warmly welcome to our family?. Our new Europe is born.
Anders Fogh Rasmussen, (Prime Minister of Denmark) Family photo after the European Council meeting in Copenhagen, 13 December 20
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 Cathe
Ruth nanda anshen - even as the cell is the unit of the organic body,...

Smartness runs in my family. When I went to school I was so smart my teacher was in my class for five years.
George Burns
Some things you do because you want to. Some things you do because of the needs of others in your family.
Real Live Preacher, Real Live Preacher weblog, 10 - 06 - 05
It is not possible for one to teach others who cannot teach his own family.
Confucius
Happy families are all alike every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.
Leo Tolstoy
There is no such thing as fun for the whole family.
Jerry Seinfeld
Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close - Knit family in another city.
George Burns
A family, although not a necessity, is the ultimate luxury.
Eric Pio
A vacation frequently means that the family goes away for a rest, accompanied by mother, who sees that the others get it.
Marcelene Cox
Dodie smith - the family - that dear octopus from whese...
Nothing counts so much as family, the rest are just strangers. as Nicholas Earpp in Wyatt Earp, 1994.
Gene Hackman
Woman is the salvation or the destruction of the family. She carries its destiny in the folds of her mantle.
Henri - Frederic Amiel
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.
Haniel Long
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!
Joachim Du Bellay, Sonnet de Regrets
Many men can make a fortune by 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, The Farmer Refuted, February 23, 1775
The family is a court of justice which never shuts down for night or day.
Malcolm De Chazal
A family is a family not because of gender but because of values, like commitment, trust and love.
Gray Davis
Happy is said to be the family which can eat onions together. They are, for the time being, separate, from the world, and have a harmony of aspiration.
Charles Dudley Warne
Dignity is not negotiable. Dignity is the honor of the family.
Vartan Gregorian
Family love is messy, clinging, and of an annoying and repetitive pattern, like bad wallpaper.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
A family is but too often a commonwealth of malignants.
Alexander Pope
To maintain a joyful family requires much from both the parents and the children. Each member of the family has to become, in a special way, the servant of the others.
Pope John Paul II
The most powerful ties are the ones to the people who gave us birth... it hardly seems to matter how many years have passed, how many betrayals there may have been, how much misery in the family We remain connected, even against our wills.
Anthony Brandt
A healthy family is sacred territory.
Unknown
I look upon the whole world as my fatherland, and every war has to me the horror of a family fued.
Helen Kelle
I come from a family where gravy is considered a beverage.
Erma Bombeck
Good government generally begins in the family, and if the moral character of a people once degenerate, their political character must soon follow.
Elias Boudinot
Hamlet is the tragedy of tackling a family problem too soon after college.
Tom Masson
There is nothing like a coup de foudre and absorption in family responsibility for maturing the male and pulling his scattered wits together.
Sir V Pritchett
If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance.
George Bernard Shaw
Strangers are just family you have yet to come to know.
Mitch Albom, The Five People You Meet in Heaven
Having a family is like having a bowling alley installed in your brain.
Martin Mull
I am years gone from my family and miles away... but they raid by telephone with jarring suddenness they have the cyclic constancy of a mortgage and they are inevitable and relentless, like the erosion of my remaining youth. Like certain frightening dreams, my family returns.
Jerrold Mundis
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.
His Holiness the Dalai Lama, speech? in 1994