Quotes by family
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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)
A happy family is but an earlier heaven.
Russian writer 1828-1910
All happy families resemble one another; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.
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.
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
Danish actress, model and singer 1963-
All I know is it destroyed my family, it destroyed my marriage to Sylvester and I will never get over it.
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.
Irish writer 1854-1900
Fathers should be neither seen nor heard. That is the only proper basis for family life.
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 economist and author 1940-
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.
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