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  • A happy family is but an earlier heaven.
  • Kofi Annan
    Kofi Annan
    Ghanaian diplomat 1938-
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    Knowledge is power. Information is liberating. Education is the premise of progress, in every society, in every family.
    Source: The quotable Kofi Annan: selections from speeches and statements by the Secretary-General (1998)
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Brigitte Nielsen
    Brigitte Nielsen
    Danish actress, model and singer 1963-
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    All I know is it destroyed my family, it destroyed my marriage to Sylvester and I will never get over it.
  • Barbara Bush
    Barbara Bush
    American First Lady 1925-
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    Cherish your human connections: your relationships with friends and family.
  • August Strindberg
    August Strindberg
    Swedish writer 1849-1912
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    Family... the home of all social evil, a charitable institution for comfortable women, an anchorage for house-fathers, and a hell for children.
  • Kofi Annan
    Kofi Annan
    Ghanaian diplomat 1938-
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    If tolerance, respect and equity permeate family life, they will translate into values that shape societies, nations and the world.
  • 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.
  • Valerie Solanas
    Valerie Solanas
    American feminist and author 1936-1988
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    Our society is not a community, but merely a collection of isolated family units.
  • 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.
  • Booker T. Washington
    Booker T. Washington
    American Black Leader and Educator 1856-1915
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    To those of my race who... underestimate the importance of cultivating friendly relations with the Southern white man, who is their next-door neighbor, I would say, 'Cast down your bucket where you are'—cast it down in making friends in every manly way of the people of all races by whom we are surrounded.
    Source: Address at Atlanta International Exposition, Atlanta, Ga., 18 September 1895
  • Arthur Laffer
    Arthur Laffer
    American economist and author 1940-
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    When you look at the world, everyone in the world who cares about his or her family wants to have a major portion of their assets in the United States because we are the growth country and the freedom loving country.
  • Andre Maurois
    Andre Maurois
    French writer (ps. of Émile Herzog) 1885-1967
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    Without a family, man, alone in the world, trembles with the cold.
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