The story of my boyhood and that of my brothers is important only because it could happen in any American family. It did, and will again.Earl Eisenhowe
Look for the good, not the evil, in the conduct of members of the family.Jewish Prove
Having a place to go - Is a home. Having someone to love - Is a family. Having both - Is a blessing.Donna Hedges
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
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
The family is the country of the heart.Giuseppe Mazzini
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, "Families".
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
Having a holiday weekend without a family member felt like putting on a sweater that had an extra arm.Pamela Ribon, Why Girls Are Weird, 2003
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
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.