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The family is one of nature's masterpieces. (Quote by - George Santayana)

And there went from thence of the family of the Danites, out of Zorah and out of Eshtaol, six hundred men appointed with weapons of war. (Quote by - Bible)

In some families, please is described as the magic word. In our house, however, it was sorry. (Quote by - Margaret Laurence)

It is infinitely more useful for a child to hear a story told by a person than by computer. Because the greatest part of the learning experience lies not in the particular words of the story but in the involvement with the individual reading it. (Quote by - Frank Smith)

Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together. (Quote by - Woodrow Wilson)

Govern a family as you would cook a small fish - very gently. (Quote by - Chinese Proverb)

Family life is full of major and minor crises -- the ups and downs of health, success and failure in career, marriage, and divorce -- and all kinds of characters. It is tied to places and events and histories. With all of these felt details, life etches itself into memory and personality. It's difficult to imagine anything more nourishing to the soul. (Quote by - Thomas Moore)

What do we teach our children? . . . We should say to each of them: Do you know what you are? You are a marvel. You are unique . . . You may become a Shakespeare, a Michelangelo, a Beethoven. You have the capacity for anything. (Quote by - Pablo Casals)

Adults are just children who earn money. (Quote by - Kenneth Branagh)

There's an awful lot of blood around that water is thicker than. (Quote by - Mignon McLaughlin)

Everyone in my family is in the film business; I knew I wanted to be creative and it was important in my family to be artistic. (Quote by - Sofia Coppola)

We cannot destroy kindred: our chains stretch a little sometimes, but they never break. (Quote by - Marquise de Sévigné)

The great man is he that does not lose his child-heart. (Quote by - Mencius)

So, like a forgotten fire, a childhood can always flare up again within us. (Quote by - Gaston Bachelard)

Adults are always asking little kids what they want to be when they grow up (Quote by - 'cause they're looking for ideas. (Quote by - Paula Poundstone)

Honor your father and mother, even as you honor God, for all three were partners in your creation. (Quote by - Zohar)

The parents exist to teach the child, but also they must learn what the child has to teach them; and the child has a very great deal to teach them. (Quote by - Arnold Bennett)

My family would be supportive if I said I wanted to be a Martian, make love to ashtrays, and eat tree bark. (Quote by - Casey Affleck)

As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live. (Quote by - Pope John Paul II)

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. (Quote by - Thomas Jefferson)

Families are about love overcoming emotional torture. (Quote by - Matt Groening)

It is not what you give your friend, but what you are willing to give him, that determines the quality of your friendship. (Quote by - Mary Dixon Thayer)

Each time a new baby is born there is a possibility of reprieve. Each child is a new being, a potential prophet, a new spiritual prince, a new spark of light precipitated into the outer darkness. (Quote by - R. D. Laing)

In every conceivable manner, the family is link to our past, bridge to our future. (Quote by - Alex Haley)

You can see them alongside the shuffleboard courts in Florida or on the porches of the old folks' homes up north.... They are in love, they have always been in love, although sometimes they would have denied it. And because they have been in love they have survived everything that life could throw at them, even their own failures. (Quote by - Ernest Havemann)


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