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.
  • 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.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    American universities are organized on the principle of the nuclear rather than the extended family. Graduate students are grimly trained to be technicians rather than connoisseurs. The old German style of universal scholarship has gone.
  • Josh Billings
    Josh Billings
    American humorist 1815-1885
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    As a general thing, when the woman wears the pants in the family, she has a good right to them.
  • John Paul II
    John Paul II
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    As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live.
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