Family Quotes

Family Quotes

Marcelene Cox A vacation frequently means that the family goes away for a rest, accompanied by mother, who sees that the others get it.
Charles De Talleyrand A married man with a family will do anything for money.
Barbara Bush To us, family means putting your arms around each other and being there.
Dodie Smith The family-that dear octopus from whose tentacles we never quite escape nor, in our inmost hearts, ever quite wish to.
Richard Bach 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.
Desmond Tutu You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.
Abraham Lincoln My father taught me to work; he did not teach me to love it.
Erma Bombeck I come from a family where gravy is considered a beverage.
Norman Podhoretz Creativity represents a miraculous coming together of the uninhibited energy of the child with its apparent opposite and enemy, the sense of order imposed on the disciplined adult intelligence.
Quentin Crisp The young always have the same problem - how to rebel and conform at the same time. They have now solved this by defying their parents and copying one another.
A. S. Neill Free children are not easily influenced; the absence of fear accounts for this phenomenon. Indeed, the absence of fear is the finest thing that can happen to a child.
Alexander Pope A family is but too often a commonwealth of malignants.
Ogden Nash A family is a unit composed not only of children but of men, women, an occasional animal, and the common cold.
Malcolm De Chazal The family is a court of justice which never shuts down for night or day.
Ruby Manikan If you educate a man you educate a person, but if you educate a woman you educate a family.
Thomas Jefferson Blood's thicker than water, and when one's in trouble Best to seek out a relatives open arms. The happiness of the domestic fireside is the first boon of Heaven; and it is well it is so, since it is that which is the lot of the mass of mankind.
Nancy Astor I married beneath me - all women do.
Ogden Nash Parents were invented to make children happy by giving them something to ignore.
Peter De Vries There are times when parenthood seems nothing but feeding the mouth that bites you.
George Bernard Shaw If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance.
Clarence Darrow The first half of our lives is ruined by our parents, and the second half by our children.
Calvin Trillin 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.
Denzel Washington Acting is just a way of making a living; the family is life.
Bertrand Russell The place of the father in the modern suburban family is a very small one, particularly if he plays golf.
Unknown Families are like fudge - mostly sweet with a few nuts.

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