Family Quotes

Family Quotes

Abraham Lincoln My father taught me to work; he did not teach me to love it.
Barbara Bush To us, family means putting your arms around each other and being there.
Abraham Lincoln My father taught me to work; he did not teach me to love it.
Malcolm De Chazal The family is a court of justice which never shuts down for night or day.
Dr. Seuss Adults are just obsolete children and the hell with them.
Ruby Manikan If you educate a man you educate a person, but if you educate a woman you educate a family.
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.
George Bernard Shaw If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance.
Shirley Abbott We all grow up with the weight of history on us. Our ancestors dwell in the attics of our brains as they do in the spiraling chains of knowledge hidden in every cell of our bodies.
Henry Ford My grandfather killed my father in my mind. I know he died of cancer-but it was because of what my grandfather did to him.
Desmond Tutu You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.
Douglas Adams Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.
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.
Charles De Talleyrand A married man with a family will do anything for money.
Alexander Pope A family is but too often a commonwealth of malignants.
Ogden Nash Parents were invented to make children happy by giving them something to ignore.
Erma Bombeck I come from a family where gravy is considered a beverage.
Martin Mull Having a family is like having a bowling alley installed in your brain.
O. A. Battista The best inheritance a parent can give his children is a few minutes of his time each day.
Nancy Astor I married beneath me - all women do.
Isaac Rosenfeld 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.
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.
Bertrand Russell The place of the father in the modern suburban family is a very small one, particularly if he plays golf.
H. L. Mencken A Sunday school is a prison in which children do penance for the evil conscience of their parents.
Marcelene Cox A vacation frequently means that the family goes away for a rest, accompanied by mother, who sees that the others get it.

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