Quotes: family

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  • A happy family is but an earlier heaven.
  • Leo Tolstoy
    Leo Tolstoy
    Russian writer 1828-1910
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    All happy families resemble one another; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.
  • Amos Bronson Alcott
    Amos Bronson Alcott
    American educator and social reformer 1799-1888
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    Our notion of the perfect society embraces the family as its center and ornament, and this paradise is not secure until children appear to animate and complete the picture.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    Pity the man who has a character to support - it is worse than a large family - he is silent poor indeed.
  • Joe Dimaggio
    Joe Dimaggio
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    A ball player has got to be kept hungry be become a big leaguer. That is why no boy from a rich family ever made the big leagues.
  • Buddha
    Buddha
    Spiritual leader, born as Siddhartha Gautama ca. 450 BC - ca. 370 BC
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    A family is a place where minds come in contact with one another.
  • Charles Swindoll
    Charles Swindoll
    American Pastor, writer
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    A family is a place where principles are hammered and honed on the anvil of everyday living.
  • Susan Sontag
    Susan Sontag
    American writer, filmmaker, teacher, and political activist 1933-2004
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    A family's photograph album is generally about the extended family and, often, is all that remains of it.
  • Marguerite Duras
    Marguerite Duras
    French author and filmmaker 1914-
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    A house means a family house, a place specially meant for putting children and men in so as to restrict their waywardness and distract them from the longing for adventure and escape they've had since time began.
  • John Selden
    John Selden
    British Jurist, Statesman 1584-1654
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    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.
  • Thomas Scott
    Thomas Scott
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    A man cannot leave a better legacy to the world than a well-educated family.
  • Walt Disney
    Walt Disney
    American producer 1901-1966
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    A man should never neglect his family for business.
  • Mario Puzo
    Mario Puzo
    American author, screenwriter and journalist 1920-1999
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    A man who doesn't spend time with his family can never be a real man.

    Source: The Godfather

  • Freya Stark
    Freya Stark
    British travel story writer 1893-1993
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    Absence is one of the most useful ingredients of family life, and to dose it rightly is an art like any other.
  • W. C. Fields
    W. C. Fields
    American Actor 1879-1946
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    All the men in my family were bearded, and most of the women.
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