Family Quotes

A family, although not a necessity, is the ultimate luxury.
Eric Pio
Vartan gregorian - dignity is not negotiable. dignity is the honor...

Any woman who has a career and a family automatically develops something in the way of two personalities, like two sides of a dollar bill, each different in design. ... Her problem is to keep one from draining the life from the other.
Ivy Baker Priest
If it looks like a duck, and quacks like a duck, we have at least to consider the possibility that we have a small aquatic bird of the family anatidae on our hands.
Douglas Noel Adams
A vacation frequently means that the family goes away for a rest, accompanied by mother, who sees that the others get it.
Marcelene Cox
Jerry seinfeld - there is no such thing as fun for the whole...

A family is a unit composed not only of children but of men, women, an occasional animal, and the common cold.
Ogden Nash
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
The family is the country of the heart.
Giuseppe Mazzini
Hamlet is the tragedy of tackling a family problem too soon after college.
Tom Masson
Having a place to go - Is a home. Having someone to love - Is a family. Having both - Is a blessing.
Donna Hedges
Having a family is like having a bowling alley installed in your brain.
Martin Mull
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
Leave the matter of religion to the family altar, the church, and the private school, supported entirely by private contributions. Keep the church and the state forever separate.
Ulysses S. Grant
Jerrold mundis - i am years gone from my family and miles away......
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.
Isaac Rosenfeld
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
A healthy family is sacred territory.
Unknown
Family love is messy, clinging, and of an annoying and repetitive pattern, like bad wallpaper.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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
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
Let... others call me a hypocrite because I fired a gun in a moment of personal peril. I shall still be for strict gun control. But as long as authorities leave this society awash in drugs and guns, I will protect my family.
Carl T. Rowan, Jr.
It is not possible for one to teach others who cannot teach his own family.
Confucius
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
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
A married man with a family will do anything for money.
Charles De Talleyrand
That family glaze of common references, jokes, events, calamities - That sense of a family being like a kitchen midden layer upon layer of the things daily life is made of. The edifice that lovers build is by comparison delicate and one - Dimensional.
Laurie E. Colwin
Only solitary men know the full joys of friendship. Others have their family but to a solitary and an exile his friends are everything.
Warren Gamaliel Harding
Strangers are just family you have yet to come to know.
Mitch Albom, The Five People You Meet in Heaven
Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.
Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina, Chapter 1, first line
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
There is no such thing as fun for the whole family.
Jerry Seinfeld
The family seems to have two predominant functions to provide warmth and love in time of need and to drive each other insane.
Donald G. Smith
Even as the cell is the unit of the organic body, so the family is the unit of society.
Ruth Nanda Anshen
It is about a socialist, anti - Family political movement that encourages women to leave their husbands, kill their children, practice witchcraft, destroy capitalism and become lesbians.
Pat Robertson, The World Almanac and Book of Facts, 1993
The family is changing not disappearing. We have to broaden our understanding of it, look for the new metaphors.
Mary Catherine Bateson
Having a thirteen - Year - Old in the family is like having a general - Admission ticket to the movies, radio and TV. You get to understand that the glittering new arts of our civilization are directed to the teen - Agers, and by their suffrage they stand or fall.
Max Lerne
The family is the nucleus of civilization.
William James Durant
Other things may change us, but we start and end with the family.
Anthony Brandt
Many men can make a fortune by very few can build a family.
J. S. Bryan