Family Quotes And Sayings

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Past conference topics have included strengthening the role of fathers in children's lives, the impact of the media culture on children, the delicate balance between work and family, and family involvement in education.
~By Tipper Gore ~


I was the class clown at school, but at home, my family wasn't very funny.
~By Carrot Top ~


In a couple, sometimes, one or both people have to give up their personal life, dreams and ambitions for the good of the family.
~By Monica Bellucci ~


It is no longer an unwritten law of American capitalism that industry will attempt to maintain wages at a level that allows a single wage to support a family.
~By Christopher Lasch ~


The family wage has been eroded by the same developments that have promoted consumerism as a way of life.
~By Christopher Lasch ~


I'm passionate about everything, like my family and friends. Anybody I am talkin' to is gonna be bona fide real. There is no substitution for happiness. Period.
~By Suge Knight ~


You get a letter from her agency embracing you into the family that says, 'It is our goal now to help you achieve your dream of being a songwriter, in John's memory.'
~By Arthur Godfrey ~


I have been called a nun with a switchblade where my privacy is concerned. I think there's a point where one says, that's for family, that's for me.
~By Julie Andrews ~


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


There's also, I think more so in the music business and especially for women, this ceiling that people put on you if you have children or a family and decide to spend time with them.
~By Juice Newton ~


One of the greatest things drama can do, at it's best, is to redefine the words we use every day such as love, home, family, loyalty and envy. Tragedy need not be a downer.
~By Ben Kingsley ~


Sometimes I wish I didn't have somebody in my family who's in the business.
~By Scott Caan ~


The whole family is tight. We all really love each other.
~By Kieran Culkin ~


I've made out more this season on a family-friendly show than ever in my actual life.
~By Lauren Graham ~


Only as far as a man is happily married to himself is he fit for married life and family life in general.
~By Novalis ~


We love to be with our family and friends and I can tell you that lots of eating will be involved.
~By Julia Barr ~


I can't tell you how scary it can be walking onto a movie and suddenly joining this family, it's like going to somebody else's Christmas dinner, everyone knows everyone, and you're there and you're not quite sure what you're supposed to be doing.
~By John Cleese ~


I'm not much of a family man. I'm just not that into it. I love kids, I adore them, but I don't want to live my life for them.
~By Sting ~


A princely mind will undo a private family.
~By George Savile ~


Providing patients and consumers with solid information on the cost and quality of their healthcare options can literally make the difference between life or death; and play a decisive role in whether a family or employer can afford healthcare.
~By Timothy Murphy ~


I would have liked it to have stayed serious and have the adventures of a family lost in space. This isn't to take anything away from Jonathan and the Robot. I watch his performance today and he still makes me laugh.
~By Mark Goddard ~


I pretend I'm one of the royal family when I'm in a hotel and that the hotel belongs to me - it is a palace.
~By Martin Short ~


I have the best roommates in the world! It creates a fun sense of family... and that's really important to me. Things can get so lonely without it.
~By Kristen Bell ~


Just call me a family man and an actor who digs his whole scene, side interests and all. Just say I feel mighty good at the ripe old age of 27.
~By Bobby Darin ~


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 ~


You take care of you and your family first. Then you go to your neighborhood, and then you spread it on out within the community.
~By Al Smith ~


This dapper little mouse that wore such cute clothes and said such interesting things, yeah. I thought it was a great idea to have a mouse like that in your family, so now I get to see what it was like.
~By Geena Davis ~


My family gave me the best in education.
~By William Standish Knowles ~


We are convinced of the fundamental unity of the human family.
~By Hans Kung ~


I guess now that I think back, I used to play priest and be a funny priest. I don't know, I grew up in such a Catholic family that I kind of liked to test the boundaries a little bit and I think I had fun watching my mom laugh.
~By Jenny McCarthy ~


Nobody in my family ever thought that I'd a be a model.
~By Cindy Crawford ~


Most performers spend half their earnings taking care of family members.
~By Martha Reeves ~


Apparently, one in five people in the world are Chinese. And there are five people in my family, so it must be one of them. It's either my mum or my dad. Or my older brother, Colin. Or my younger brother, Ho-Chan-Chu. But I think it's Colin.
~By Tim Vine ~


I had a very special family life. My mother and father made sure when we were home, we were part of the family, not a TV star. And the other thing: my father was fully employed while I was doing the series.
~By Jerry Mathers ~


Parenthood and family come first for me, and when I'm not working I'm cool with the Teletubbies.
~By Clive Owen ~


It is extraordinary that when you are acquainted with a whole family you can forget about them.
~By Gertrude Stein ~


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.
~By Joachim du Bellay ~


People were incredibly kind to our family and went out of their way to help.
~By Kazuo Ishiguro ~


I have frequently been questioned, especially by women, of how I could reconcile family life with a scientific career. Well, it has not been easy.
~By Marie Curie ~


I have a great family, I live an amazing life.
~By John Oates ~


It is from the traditional family that we absorb those universal ideals and principles which are the teaching of Jesus, the bedrock of our religious faith. We are taught the difference between right and wrong, and about the law, just punishment and discipline.
~By Kamisese Mara ~


I felt that the best I could do for my father, and the best I could do for myself, and my mother and my family was to stay open to the experience, and learn whatever I could at every step of the way as it was going on.
~By Patti Davis ~


The sad events that occur in my life are the sad events that happen to everybody, with losing friends and family, but that is a natural occurrence, as natural as being born.
~By Sergio Aragones ~


If you come from a normal family, you immediately start playing the role of a boy, a girl a man or a woman, but I'm sure you'll agree with me that those are only roles, limited roles, at that.
~By John Lone ~


If you can make the family life and the music work together that's wonderful. If you can make it work.
~By Edwin Starr ~


In a big family the first child is kind of like the first pancake. If it's not perfect, that's okay, there are a lot more coming along.
~By Antonin Scalia ~


Having a family is like having a bowling alley installed in your head.
~By Martin Mull ~


We want to take care of our employees, because they take care of our family.
~By Harold Taylor ~


I live for my work, apart from my family who come first. And I live to tell stories and pretend to be other people, it's something I've been doing since I was 3 years old. Maybe it's because I'm intrinsically bored with myself, and I find other people more interesting.
~By Jackie Weaver ~


In January of 1995, my family and I moved to Seattle. Pearl Jam did the first of their live radio broadcasts, Monkey Wrench Radio, along with many other Seattle musicians.
~By Jack Irons ~


And when I've been away from my family and friends, I have felt good hearing some of those old songs.
~By Beau Bridges ~


I went to professional men's soccer games, the old North American soccer league at that time, and I used to be a ticket holder with my family and family friends. We would go every weekend and I thought it was great, but I just thought of it as recreation, as family fun.
~By Brandi Chastain ~


I refuse to feel guilty. I feel guilty about too much in my life but not about money. I went through periods when I had nothing, so somebody in my family has to get stinkin' wealthy.
~By Jim Carrey ~


I don't understand that, because I think that what people like most about the show is that they recognize themselves in the characters and their problems, so the more believable the family is, the more we can draw the audience in.
~By Patricia Richardson ~


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 ~


My family said that I wanted to act even when I was a child living on a tea plantation in the jungle in India.
~By Julie Christie ~


I came up in a family oriented towards the sick, so I always felt an obligation for doing something.
~By Eddie Bernice Johnson ~


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


A ball player has to be kept hungry to become a big leaguer. That's why no boy from a rich family has ever made the big leagues.
~By Joe DiMaggio ~


A White House dinner is the American family assembled, from labor leaders to billionaires, actors, architects, academicians and athletes.
~By Hugh Sidey ~


At the age of 16 I was already dreaming of having a baby because I felt myself to be an adult, but my mum forbid it. Right now, I feel like a teenager and I want to have fun for one or two more years before starting a family.
~By Milla Jovovich ~


It's kind of like family. I can't say that we go out to lunch and to the movies every day with each other. Everyone's fully grown adult women with lives.
~By Kathy Valentine ~


On Thanksgiving I will stop to give thanks that my family is safe and healthy, especially because I realize that, following the tragedies of this year, it is all too real a possibility that they might not have been.
~By Bobby Jindal ~


The town, the team, it's a family. That has helped. For some people who have had to deal with some of the problems I have had to deal with don't have football as an out.
~By Brett Favre ~


Pray in your family daily, that yours may be in the number of the families who call upon God.
~By Christopher Love ~


My father, who died a few years ago, was a good, simple, very honest man. His faith and affection for his family was just unassailable, without question.
~By David Ogden Stiers ~


When they were small and my wife really had no other responsibilities, except taking care of the family and all of us, it wasn't that big a deal. It was fun. Hey, we're going to Moscow. We're going to Italy. We're going to Toronto. We're going to New York.
~By Joe Mantegna ~


Jimmy says he'll never tell a lie. Well, I lie all the time. 1 have to - to balance the family ticket.
~By Lillian Gordy Carter ~


I came from Canada when I was about 10 years old, and our family settled in Cleveland, Ohio.
~By Joe Shuster ~


I would rather start a family than finish one.
~By Don Marquis ~


My family knew, but most of the sporting world did not realize that my right hand been some 75% paralyzed.
~By Bill Toomey ~


Everybody I talked to - from my friends to my family and some of the players - really gave me a lot of support from the start. And that certainly made me feel good about trying to come back and be one of the best again.
~By Mario Lemieux ~


Doing Saturday Night Live definitely affects my relationship with my girlfriend and with my family, because you feel so much pressure to do well that night. But I think everyone's grown to accept that and so they give me my space at the show.
~By Adam Sandler ~


When I went to Philadelphia I was 26 years old and really sitting on top of the world. Family life, a professional career, plenty of friends and associates, and a good reputation, a wish list that could be the envy of many.
~By Julius Erving ~


I don't know why people keep banging on about the '60s. I came from a conventional family and I didn't go off with different people - I rather wish I had now, seeing all the fun everyone else was having.
~By Jane Birkin ~


With regard to my family as I said nothing upon the subject before I may tell you that I have six children living, 1 dead and before I have the pleasure of seeing you I expect another.
~By John Hawley ~


We would be there for Canada, part of our family. That is why so many in the United States are disappointed and upset that Canada is not fully supporting us now.
~By Paul Cellucci ~


My whole family is lactose intolerant and when we take pictures we can't say cheese.
~By Jay London ~


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 ~


I guess you could say I devoted myself so strongly to my music that for awhile I forgot about my family. But I only get one set of parents, and I think I forgot about that for a little while.
~By Lady Gaga ~


The family teaches us about the importance of knowledge, education, hard work and effort. It teaches us about enjoying ourselves, having fun, keeping fit and healthy.
~By Kamisese Mara ~


My mother's background was Scottish. She came from an old family, some of whom lived in upper New York State and some of whom had come over from Scotland.
~By Alan Hovhaness ~


Women tend to have recognition and peer group support - recognition from friends and family that this has to be a big issue in their lives. They're more comfortable expressing the need for support and receiving it.
~By James Levine ~


I grew up in a very large family in a very small house. I never slept alone until after I was married.
~By Lewis Grizzard ~


Seven and half years ago I began my own journey. For me and my family it was a time of adversity. But during that adversity I derived a deeper faith. And born out of that adversity was a commitment to devote myself to those people and to those issues that truly matter to me.
~By Paul Tsongas ~


Give us a chance to show you that those so-called protective laws to aid women - however well intentioned originally - have become in fact restraints, which keep wife, abandoned wife, and widow alike from supporting her family.
~By Martha Griffiths ~


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


People had this image of the Jacksons as the perfect American family and I destroyed that image. But what people have to understand is writing that book was very healing for me.
~By LaToya Jackson ~


I think I'm funny because my family, my siblings were funny.
~By Martin Short ~


I tried to keep it secret, but the story got into the newspapers. It was more difficult for my family, who couldn't understand why the media wouldn't leave me in peace.
~By Grete Waitz ~


All the stuff that I used to treat with contempt - you know, I'm an artist, man, I don't do that family stuff - has begun to seem really important.
~By Rick Moody ~


Most of the people who act and sing do so for their own pleasure and that of their friends and family.
~By Kate Smith ~


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


I read a book a day when I was a kid. My family was not literary; we did not have any books in the house.
~By Amy Tan ~


When men take pleasure in feeling their minds elevated with strong drink, and so indulge their appetite as to disorder their understandings, neglect their duty as members of a family or civil society, and cast off all regard to religion, their case is much to be pitied.
~By John Woolman ~


I was allowed to meet my family every two weeks for a half hour.
~By Mordechai Vanunu ~


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 ~


When a man has done his best, has given his all, and in the process supplied the needs of his family and his society, that man has made a habit of succeeding.
~By Mack R. Douglas ~


Now people want what the movie was about, which is violent comedy. And that's really what The Aristocrats is based on - what will a family do out of desperation.
~By Bob Saget ~


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

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