Family Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Family

Read This: Inspirational Quotes And Sayings

The first Superman film took up a huge chunk of our lives, but it was a wonderful time for us. We were young, my daughter was little, we were filming in London for a year, so we became like a close family.
~By Margot Kidder ~


One's nativity is not of his own choosing, but whatever it may be, it is entitled to respect; and all nations have honorable place in the world's family.
~By Paul Harris ~


With the permanent elimination of this tax, farmers and business owners will have the sense of security they need to plan for the financial future of their business or farm and their family.
~By Doc Hastings ~


At a family's most difficult time, I want to make sure at a minimum that they have the very basic of comforts: the ability to grieve their loss privately and the knowledge that their country is grateful for their loved one's sacrifice and service.
~By Dave Reichert ~


Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible - the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family.
~By Virginia Satir ~


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 ~


I don't have to look up my family tree, because I know that I'm the sap.
~By Fred Allen ~


I really don't like to do back-to-back movies. I concentrate on things at home. My family and school life are important to me. I try to do one movie a year.
~By Anna Chlumsky ~


Respectable means rich, and decent means poor. I should die if I heard my family called decent.
~By Thomas Mann ~


I figure this is my time - to relax, be with my family and have a normal life.
~By Candace Cameron ~


They were often the first students in their family to go to college and the very idea of higher education was still foreign to them. They had to make a conscious and often difficult decision to come to college.
~By Michael N. Castle ~


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 ~


I think togetherness is a very important ingredient to family life.
~By Barbara Bush ~


I think somebody ought to do a survey as to how many great, important men have quit to spend time with their families who spent any more time with their family.
~By Walter Cronkite ~


I've been to all 50 states, and traveled this whole country, and 90 percent of the people are good folks. The rest of them take after the other side of the family.
~By Jeff Foxworthy ~


If a woman did not work and have the opportunity to save and invest on her own throughout her lifetime, she is often totally reliant on her family and Social Security for her retirement years.
~By Ginny B. Waite ~


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


Our family had been shattered, but we now are more united, and the remains of my family and the majority of my mother's family are glad to know the truth about a horrible crime.
~By Sam Sheppard ~


Willie Nelson, out there 200 days a year, calls his band family. And it is.
~By Brad Paisley ~


Up till now I wrote the songs on my acoustic guitar alone with the Lord. Then I would take the song and share it with my family and then we all would figure out instrumentation together.
~By Daniel Smith ~


We've been back since July, but I spent some time with the family in the south of France over the summer. We rented a house with another couple and took it easy.
~By Laura Innes ~


And partly, the worst thing you could do in my family was need something from someone. So physical strength represented an avenue of self-sufficiency to me.
~By Alison Bechdel ~


I needed to feed my family. I read a couple of the episodes. How can you keep on doing the same thing?
~By Lloyd Bridges ~


It was not possible to broadcast any of that because of an agreement between Jackson and the family. Our legal advice was that we could not broadcast it.
~By Martin Bashir ~


My family life and my ideals, my commitment to the community and to other people - all people - has been improved. I think less about myself and more about my community today.
~By Andre Braugher ~


I'd always done family-friendly stuff. I wanted to do a film where I could show my darker side and make people uncomfortable.
~By Melissa Joan Hart ~


And, quite frankly, I fully expected to be charged with murder, because they weren't charging anybody. I did it in terms of, I felt like I was throwing down the gauntlet saying look, this is what happened. There's a family out there that needed to know what happened.
~By Patty Hearst ~


Women know what men have long forgotten. The ultimate economic and spiritual unit of any civilization is still the family.
~By Clare Boothe Luce ~


The principal contributor to loneliness in this country is television. What happens is that the family 'gets together' alone.
~By Ashley Montagu ~


I heard Yiddish when my father's family came to the house, which was as seldom as my mother could arrange it.
~By Joseph Greenberg ~


Experience taught me that working families are often just one pay check away from economic disaster. And it showed me first-hand the importance of every family having access to good health care.
~By Dave Obey ~


It's as though all the terms of a family were present at one time rather than his dad and his mum. Not just a present authority, but the resident memory of what qualifies what else is the case.
~By Robert Creeley ~


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 ~


For a time during the 1980s the Royal Family were not just the most influential family in Britain but probably in Europe and Prince Charles specifically was very much like a defacto Cabinet member and what he said actually had impact on public policy.
~By Andrew Morton ~


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 ~


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 ~


I've always tried to fit what I do professionally into my family, rather than the other way around.
~By Adam West ~


In the investigation of a neurotic style of life, we must always suspect an opponent, and note who suffers most because of the patient's condition. Usually this is a member of the family.
~By Alfred Adler ~


A king is a thing men have made for their own sakes, for quietness sake. Just as in a family one man is appointed to buy the meat.
~By John Selden ~


Hee Haw was probably my biggest exposure to live music at a young age, because there wasn't any live music around my town and no one in my family played instruments.
~By Alan Jackson ~


After that I won a prize, I was with a group of ancient music of Spain that they helped me a lot with a grant, you see, during three years. And so I made my debut in 1944 and I found myself helping my family, it was a very poor family.
~By Victoria de los Angeles ~


Head Start is designed to ensure that all children - regardless of their family's income, race, or ethnic background - are able to enter kindergarten ready to learn.
~By Lucille Roybal Allard ~


DURING the first years of my service in Dr. Flint's family, I was accustomed to share some indulgences with the children of my mistress.
~By Harriet Ann Jacobs ~


I feel my family's needs are a priority. I'm not comfortable with the idea of serving the many and ignoring my family.
~By Susan Sarandon ~


My constituents in Kansas know the death tax is a duplicative tax on small businesses and family farms that, in many cases, families have spent generations building.
~By Todd Tiahrt ~


I've had a lot of cognitive behavioural therapy, and am having a family now.
~By Trisha Goddard ~


The last three decades have seen the collapse of the family wage system.
~By Christopher Lasch ~


You might think that after thousands of years of coming up too soon and getting frozen, the crocus family would have had a little sense knocked into it.
~By Robert Benchley ~


Is it philosophical, is it quite allowable, to assume without evidence from fossil plants that the family or any of the genera was once larger and wide spread? and occupied a continuous area?
~By Asa Gray ~


After 4 years on NYPD Blue it has been nice to have the summer off and spend time with family and friends. There are a few projects I am interested in and plan to be working this fall.
~By Mark-Paul Gosselaar ~


As children we recognized that we belonged to an unusual, even exceptional, family, but the effect was different on each of us.
~By David Rockefeller ~


I have these visions of myself being thirty, thirty-five, forty having a family.
~By Nastassja Kinski ~


It definitely puts a strain on family life - I miss them like mad. Being a working mother I've been juggling house and career from day one. I want to hold out for telly for the second half of the year.
~By Louise Jameson ~


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 ~


I'm oftentimes called away from my family... it's rather hard for me to be away from them. We're very close.
~By Benjamin Bratt ~


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 ~


At this time when I turn 50, because so there's many of my friends and family who didn't get to see 50-years-old, and so, I'm celebrating for them too.
~By Reba McEntire ~


Roots is not just a saga of my family. It is the symbolic saga of a people.
~By Alex Haley ~


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 ~


We got more out of this as a family than we were able to give to the people.
~By Connie Sellecca ~


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 ~


My wife is so analytical with raising kids, and I am not. My feeling is if they turn out good, then that means I was a good daddy and put a lot of effort into it. If they turn out bad, it means they took after her side of the family.
~By Jeff Foxworthy ~


I don't want to leave New York and leave my family. I don't like the distance. I just did a movie in California and it's kind of excruciating to be away from them so I think there is that sense.
~By Sigourney Weaver ~


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 ~


The first pages of memory are like the old family Bible. The first leaves are wholly faded and somewhat soiled with handling. But, when we turn further, and come to the chapters where Adam and Eve were banished from Paradise, then, all begins to grow clear and legible.
~By Max Muller ~


Additionally, this tax forces family businesses to invest in Uncle Sam rather than the economy. When families are forced to repurchase businesses because of the death tax, that means less money is being invested in new jobs and capital expansion.
~By Todd Tiahrt ~


Whatever he does should be seen as working at the Presidency and if he goes to Colorado for Christmas, it should be for a minimum amount of time, the family tradition and family get-together aspect emphasized, and it be seen as a working vacation.
~By Robert Teeter ~


I cannot remember a moment in my life when I have not felt the love of my family. We were a family that would have killed for each other - and we still are.
~By Richard Branson ~


If you want to really know what your friends and family think of you die broke, and then see who shows up for the funeral.
~By Gregory Nunn ~


I have spent my life reassembling the family farm.
~By Max Burns ~


The greatest thing in family life is to take a hint when a hint is intended-and not to take a hint when a hint isn't intended.
~By Robert Frost ~


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


Over the long hours of taping 5, 6 or 7 episodes a day, we develop a great sense of family.
~By Randy West ~


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


One's family is the most important thing in life. I look at it this way: One of these days I'll be over in a hospital somewhere with four walls around me. And the only people who'll be with me will be my family.
~By Robert Byrd ~


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 think if you look at the themes that are presented in the film, some are inherently social, and I think that any film which deals with the family is dealing with the smallest social unit in our society - and in a sense it is a question of scope.
~By Atom Egoyan ~


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 ~


As I grew up, I was continually to suffer hardships in different realms of life - in my family, in my relationship to Japanese society and in my way of living at large in the latter half of the twentieth century.
~By Kenzaburo Oe ~


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 ~


They've really got to recognize that all of us bring some of our family issues to work and our work home.
~By James Levine ~


I come from a large family so you can count on the fact that I'm going to have more kids.
~By Benjamin Bratt ~


I went through a period of great rebellion within my family, when I was about 9 or 10. I was mad, I had no focus, had no real interest in anything, and so I started to do things that were just rebellious and stupid.
~By Kevin Spacey ~


I stayed close to my family. My family never changed.
~By Haywood Nelson ~


Let the machine take care of the machines, and I'll go spend more time with my family, or golf.
~By Mark Goddard ~


Our family life was certainly not intellectual.
~By Douglass North ~


When I was planning Family Viewing, the Ontario Film Development Corporation came into existence.
~By Atom Egoyan ~


We have to be thankful considering our number as a family we enjoy very good health generally but you may be sure me and my partner have quite enough to exercise our minds and occupy our attention.
~By John Hawley ~


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 ~


I'm often asked if I regret not going to Hollywood. I'm glad I didn't go, because if I had I wouldn't have my extended family, which is the fabric of my life. Only recently have I realised how special and unusual it is.
~By Francesca Annis ~


And my daddy could play a harmonica and also the guitar, so I guess I got a little bit from both of 'em, but I think mostly from my mother's side of the family.
~By Mel Tillis ~


I got this call that they wanted me to join this cast. They called it a family show, and it thought that it would be similar to all family shows. I wasn't sure about this until I watched some tapes, and was amazed.
~By Tony Danza ~


My family had all kinds of complications in relationships. I would like to meet the person who did not. Since when is being absolutely perfect what being a human is? What do we gain from that?
~By Anthony Edwards ~


Let your family, staff, and friends know that you're still the same person, despite all the publicity and notoriety that accompanies your position.
~By Donald Rumsfeld ~


I've always like roadracing, but you know how it is in a family when you're young. They thought it was a little too dangerous so I started with Trials riding.
~By Sete Gibernau ~


I realized that my family was more important to me than downtown night life.
~By Guy Lafleur ~


I grew up in a very musical family, my father was a musician and a big band leader and made records.
~By Billy Sherwood ~


The book begins and ends with the visits to give the impression of a tunnel into their ancestors and family history. I believe in going backwards into the past - I felt I was digging a tunnel back to the past.
~By Anita Desai ~


When I was 20 or 21, I didn't... I won't say care about anything, but you're like in your own world - you made something that you always wanted to do, and then you kind of think only about your family and yourself.
~By Thierry Henry ~


My family was my guide to my reality.
~By Haywood Nelson ~

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August 5 ,2021
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