Quotes by family
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A happy family is but an earlier heaven.
Ghanaian diplomat 1938-
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)
French author and filmmaker 1914-
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.
American author, screenwriter and journalist 1920-1999
A man who doesn't spend time with his family can never be a real man.Source: The Godfather
Russian writer 1828-1910
All happy families resemble one another; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.
American First Lady 1925-
Cherish your human connections: your relationships with friends and family.
Swedish writer 1849-1912
Family... the home of all social evil, a charitable institution for comfortable women, an anchorage for house-fathers, and a hell for children.
Ghanaian diplomat 1938-
If tolerance, respect and equity permeate family life, they will translate into values that shape societies, nations and the world.
Amos Bronson Alcott
American educator and social reformer 1799-1888
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.
American feminist and author 1936-1988
Our society is not a community, but merely a collection of isolated family units.
Henry David Thoreau
American writer 1817-1862
Pity the man who has a character to support - it is worse than a large family - he is silent poor indeed.
American actor 1980-
'A Streetcar Named Desire' is one of the best, if not the best, modern American plays. It deals with family dynamics, mental health, PTSD, war, and love. It's hard to beat.
American writer 1934-2016
'The Talk-Funny Girl' opens with a glum picture of a desperately poor rural New England family. Poverty has so brutalized the family that the ordinary laws and rules governing humanity have eroded, turning systems of behavior upside down.
English sociologist and economist 1858-1943
... if I had been a man, self-respect, family pressure and the public opinion of my class would have pushed me into a money-making profession; as a mere woman I could carve out a career of disinterested research.
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.
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