Family Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Family

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I was by far the youngest of the family, and at times it was like being an only child.
~By Paul Nurse ~


A large family and Democrats have a lot in common: teenagers and Democrats are always happy spending other people's money.
~By Anne Northup ~


I'm not going to live my life unhappy and why should he and we talk about it and I think what's great about the film is that it shows is the meaning of family doesn't have to be as traditional as it once was, like you can make a family.
~By Nia Long ~


One of the things that binds us as a family is a shared sense of humor.
~By Ralph Fiennes ~


Through the years you, the Delaware State family and your predecessors, have faced many challenges. You worked through them with fierce determination and good will, and you have made great progress.
~By Michael N. Castle ~


My family kinda hit the skids. We were experiencing poverty at that point. We all got a job, where the whole family had to work as security guards and janitors. And I just got angry.
~By Jim Carrey ~


It has to be real, and I think a lot of the problems we have as a society is because we don't acknowledge that family is important, and it has to be people who are present, you know, and mothers and fathers, both are not present enough with children.
~By James Earl Jones ~


Everybody has basically the same family, it's just reconfigured slightly differently from one to the next.
~By Doug Coupland ~


Avon is a unique place to work; we've got family-friendly policies. We have more senior women in high-level management than any other company; 46 percent of our officers are women.
~By Andrea Jung ~


I am the odd man out in the family.
~By Loni Anderson ~


I'm a parent, and I try to take care of my health and keep my life in order. In the last few years I've really had to decide what's important to me, and it seems to me that my family and my health are top on the list. And those have nothing to do with show business.
~By Diana Ross ~


It is important that Congress works to promote home ownership in Indian Country. These federal housing funds and programs will help young Native American families to stay on tribal lands in order to live, work and raise a family.
~By Rick Renzi ~


Every paleontologist knows that most new species, genera, and families, and that nearly all categories above the level of family appear in the record suddenly and are not led up to by known, gradual, completely continuous transitional sequences.
~By George G. Simpson ~


I suppose that one of the reasons I wrote "In Contempt" was because of the money. After the trial I came to realize that there were things that I needed to do if I was to protect myself and my family, so there were some selfish reasons for it.
~By Christopher Darden ~


Judy couldn't move to Britain for family reasons, so I had to come to the States, and the U.S. government wouldn't give me a Green Card, so I airily told her I'd write a book.
~By Bernard Cornwell ~


This is the bunch of songs I did first, and it's just the type of thing I do. I am a Carter Family girl, so the record is book-ended with Carter Family songs.
~By June Carter Cash ~


It's wonderful to be part of a family that cares so much about others.
~By Marta Kristen ~


On the road to equality there is no better place for blacks to detour around American values than in forgoing its example in the treatment of its women and the organization of its family.
~By Eleanor Holmes Norton ~


Experience burned into me the conviction that access to education ought to be based on how much you are willing to learn and how hard you are willing to work, not on how many dollars your family has in their bank account.
~By Dave Obey ~


When I was a child I had a best friend who lived across the road from me. When her mother died unexpectedly it was like losing a member of my own family. I think I am still affected by the memory of that loss.
~By Margaret Mahy ~


It wasn't a secret that I was gay. I'd come out to my parents during my junior year of high school, on the day that I also wrecked the family car.
~By Mary Cheney ~


A woman should be home with the children, building that home and making sure there's a secure family atmosphere.
~By Mel Gibson ~


College on for sure... I'm scared to say it cause it sounds like a family movie, but if my kid was 7, 8, 9 I would take her to this quickly and gladly!
~By Rob Morrow ~


I tell her all the time I'd gladly retire and hang out with the kids and clean the house. I want to have a good life and great family, and from a professional standpoint I want to be successful, but it's not the most important thing at all.
~By Nick Lachey ~


You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.
~By Desmond Tutu ~


I had to do what I had to do to keep my family alive. Period.
~By Art Modell ~


The practice of patience toward one another, the overlooking of one another's defects, and the bearing of one another's burdens is the most elementary condition of all human and social activity in the family, in the professions, and in society.
~By Lawrence G. Lovasik ~


The American people know what's necessary to get this economy moving again. It's fiscal discipline in Washington, D.C. and across-the-board tax relief for working families, small businesses and family farms.
~By Mike Pence ~


It was a wealthy family, and they heard me talk about movies, and they told me I should go into movies. That's the benefit of hanging out with rich people; they have no sense of what is or isn't possible.
~By Michael Patrick Jann ~


Having family responsibilities and concerns just has to make you a more understanding person.
~By Sandra Day O'Connor ~


We stayed there 24 hours a day. We lived and ate and slept that movie. We were enthusiastic, not just because of the movie, but because we had such a great collaborative team. We had a really good time. It was very much a family.
~By John Dykstra ~


I come from a football family which has really helped.
~By Frank Lampard ~


We live in a constant fear that our shortcomings will be exposed to family, to friends and to the world.
~By Keith Miller ~


I came from a wealthy family. I made over my share of the estate to various charities.
~By Abbe Pierre ~


There's nothing like a family crisis, especially a divorce, to force a person to re-evaluate his life.
~By Michael Douglas ~


I think I'm most proud of my family right now. I'm more into that then I've ever been. It also gives a new area to draw from in creativity with my songs.
~By Merle Haggard ~


And to play as long as I did and to have a family you have to be very blessed and I was with my wife Ruth. Ruth, I appreciate the job you did, and my three fine children, Reid, Reese, and Wendy.
~By Nolan Ryan ~


Tune in to Kids and Family Week is perfect for me.
~By Melissa Joan Hart ~


Family is always the most important part.
~By Ekaterina Gordeeva ~


My kids and my family are number one; I enjoy them the most.
~By Jami Gertz ~


Family's first, and that's what matters most. We realize that our love goes deeper than the tennis game.
~By Serena Williams ~


No matter what you've done for yourself or for humanity, if you can't look back on having given love and attention to your own family, what have you really accomplished?
~By Lee Iacocca ~


Half of all women who are sexually active, but do not want to get pregnant, need publicly funded services to help them access public health programs like Medicaid and Title X, the national family planning program.
~By Louise Slaughter ~


I talk to Simon, I write to him. I never used to write a diary. But now I'm writing a diary to him. I think it's not just me, but lots of others, family and friends, can still feel him around.
~By Petra Nemcova ~


For many of us, sport has provided the continuity in our lives, the alternative family to the one we left behind. It gives us something to talk about, to preen about, to care about.
~By John Thorn ~


I know the type of demons they have to fight and I am going to help them, because it's the only way I can keep them from getting to my family. I have to clean up my friends because they are around my boys. It's upsetting.
~By Michael Irvin ~


Too often, older women are seen as victims, but I know lots of formidable women who have marvellous jobs as well as a full erotic life, and children and friends and family.
~By Francesca Annis ~


I came from Nebraska, a very middle class family with a progressive father.
~By Theodore C. Sorensen ~


The family is a court of justice which never shuts down for night or day.
~By Malcolm De Chazal ~


For me, the toughest thing for kids to deal with is when the parents are fighting. It's not violence on them - it's the feeling of violence in the family.
~By Avi Arad ~


As far as the girls in my grade, it was always kind of an on-and-off thing. When all this came up, it was kind of hard. My guy friends and my family friends have been so amazing and supportive.
~By Stacie Orrico ~


I think the sense of family and family achievement, plus the discipline which I received there from that one-room school were really very helpful in what I did later on.
~By Alan Shepard ~


I come from a family of great readers and storytellers.
~By Katherine Dunn ~


In our family, as far as we are concerned, we were born and what happened before that is myth.
~By V. S. Pritchett ~


I had a dozen years to act before starting a family then found that motherhood dwarfed everything else. Once or twice a year, I take a project that appeals to me for its redeeming social value.
~By Sissy Spacek ~


A couple of flop plays, a death in the family, and it could all collapse.
~By Patrick Marber ~


That's not the part of the story that I'm interested in, anyway. The part that I'm interested in is all the personal stuff. I tried to base the powers on family archetypes.
~By Brad Bird ~


I have a great advantage over many of my colleagues inasmuch as my students bring with them to class their own personal knowledge of national, regional, religious, ethnic, occupational, and family folklore traditions.
~By Alan Dundes ~


There is other disturbing facts surround the hideous 911 attacks, which my family and I could see from the third floor bathroom window of our homes!
~By Amiri Baraka ~


First of all there is always that artistic challenge of creating something. Or the particular experience to take slum life in that period and make something out of it in the form of a book. And then I felt some kind of responsibility to my family.
~By Frank McCourt ~


Our family arrived in England in 1960. At that time I thought the war was ancient history. But if I think of 15 years ago from now, that's 1990, and that seems like yesterday to me.
~By Kazuo Ishiguro ~


The other night I ate at a real nice family restaurant. Every table had an argument going.
~By George Carlin ~


Many a man who pays rent all his life owns his own home; and many a family has successfully saved for a home only to find itself at last with nothing but a house.
~By Bruce Barton ~


I've been a Goodwill Ambassador for the UNICEF and the UNICEF family for more than twelve years.
~By Danny Glover ~


My family, frankly, they weren't folks who went to church every week. My mother was one of the most spiritual people I knew but she didn't raise me in the church, so I came to my Christian faith later in life and it was because the precepts of Jesus Christ spoke to me in terms of the kind of life that I would want to lead.
~By Barack Obama ~


When liberals finally grasped the strength of popular feeling about the family, they cried to appropriate the rhetoric and symbolism of family values for their own purposes.
~By Christopher Lasch ~


The family exists in order to allow women to have children and to have the protection of a male who takes care of them.
~By Rocco Buttiglione ~


Absence is one of the most useful ingredients of family life, and to dose it rightly is an art like any other.
~By Freya Stark ~


Even the simplest wicker basket can become priceless when it is loved and cared for through the generations of a family.
~By Sister Parish ~


Soon after, I returned home to my family, with a determination to bring them as soon as possible to live in Kentucky, which I esteemed a second paradise, at the risk of my life and fortune.
~By Daniel Boone ~


I approached everything, my job, my family, my romances, with intensity.
~By Gene Tierney ~


We're Jews, my family, and Jews break down into two distinct subcultures: book Jews and money Jews. We were money Jews.
~By Ira Glass ~


I don't know if I believe in marriage. I believe in family, love and children.
~By Penelope Cruz ~


I'm social and I meet people and talk to people but I'm not looking for the ideal person to fit my mold and to raise my family with yet. I'm just kind of doing my thing and learning from the people I'm around and who I cross paths with.
~By Picabo Street ~


Together, we can help make sure that every family that walks into a restaurant can make an easy, healthy choice.
~By Michelle Obama ~


I felt like I was betraying my family. But I knew that trying to explain my emotions in a movie like this was more important than leaving them unspoken.
~By John Robinson ~


It was something I was more interested in myself. When I went to see my sister dance at ballet, I was really into costumes and the arts, and my family was also supportive of whatever me and my sister wanted to do. I would say I pushed myself the most to be into design.
~By Christian Siriano ~


I have not lived so abundantly, full of family, full of continuity and history.
~By John Lone ~


Do you want to tear your life apart and get rid of everything you've known as a lifestyle? Like seeing your family? Being with your friends? A fishing trip? A hunting trip? A night's sleep?
~By Walter F. Mondale ~


I was told to avoid the business all together because of the rejection. People would say to me, 'Don't you want to have a normal job and a normal family?' I guess that would be good advice for some people, but I wanted to act.
~By Jennifer Aniston ~


So I would dance and she would sing, and it was kind of a family thing. Performing was part of our world.
~By Liza Minelli ~


As many of you know I travel a good bit and do not get to see my friends and family as much as I would like.
~By Natalie Gulbis ~


The foundation of family - that's where it all begins for me.
~By Faith Hill ~


Not only did God deliver me from the bondage of alcoholism, he also blessed my family financially because of my commitment to honor what he had done for me and for not doing what I believed could possibly be destructive to others.
~By Richard Kiel ~


Our legislation addresses broadcasts over the public airwaves, but I hope the cable and satellite industries see the importance of this issue and voluntarily create a family tier of programming and offer culturally responsible products.
~By Charles W. Pickering ~


I reluctantly left the series because a) my age. I'm 68 tomorrow and time is very precious for me to spend time at home with my family and especially with the grandchildren. They're aged 7 and 5. After three years I became homesick for my home.
~By Richard Briers ~


I wanted the players to feel like they were part of a family, to be conscious of that controlled togetherness as they made that slow entrance onto the field. It had a great psychological effect on the opposing team, too. They'd never seen anything like it.
~By Hayden Fry ~


The family only represents one aspect, however important an aspect, of a human being's functions and activities. A life is beautiful and ideal or the reverse, only when we have taken into our consideration the social as well as the family relationship.
~By Henry Ellis ~


Tennis just a game, family is forever.
~By Serena Williams ~


Let us tackle the big issues with bold ideas that transform Iowa to accomplish our shared mission to grow Iowa, and realize our shared vision of Iowa as the best place to live, work and raise a family.
~By Thomas Vilsack ~


What sustains me is to be with my family and to write.
~By David Guterson ~


And I think one of the tasks that I always feel is how to get that vision out of them. Not exactly what they want, but what they want to accomplish for themselves or their community or their family.
~By Lawrence Halprin ~


I wish I had it in my power to furnish you with accommodation I should feel proud to do it, shall be happy to hear from you at anytime when you engagements will allow you an hour and remain with best wishes for yourself, family and circuit.
~By John Hawley ~


The Neighbours cast is like a second family.
~By Holly Valance ~


I wish I could have 25,000 years of my personal family history documented in a very powerful computer or a CD-ROM that I could just pop in and my computer would never crash.
~By Brendan Fraser ~


Brando's a family friend. His mother gave my father a shot to be in a play at the Omaha Community Playhouse. That was the first production he was in.
~By Peter Fonda ~


I like the fact that this kind of family has been seen in a movie a million times: teenage kids, the family is a bit strained and they don't have enough money, but in the background the guy used to be a Gene Simmons type.
~By Gary Cole ~


Life is about family and technology.
~By Mark Goddard ~


Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, brain and spinal cord disorders, diabetes, cancer, at least 58 diseases could potentially be cured through stem cell research, diseases that touch every family in America and in the world.
~By Rosa DeLauro ~


Except for me, no one in my family could draw.
~By Joseph Barbera ~

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