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
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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
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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.

  • Walter Bagehot
    Walter Bagehot
    English economist 1826-1877
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    A family on the throne is an interesting idea. It brings down the pride of sovereignty to the level of petty life.

  • Susan Sontag
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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.

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