Quotes by family

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  • Thomas Hardy
    Thomas Hardy
    British writer and poet 1840-1928
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    I am the family face; flesh perishes, I live on, projecting trait and trace through time to times anon, and leaping from place to place over oblivion.
  • Abbe Pierre
    Abbe Pierre
    French priest 1912-2007
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    I came from a wealthy family. I made over my share of the estate to various charities.
  • Barack Obama
    Barack Obama
    American politician 1961-
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    I can make a firm pledge, under my plan, no family making less than $250,000 a year will see any form of tax increase. Not your income tax, not your payroll tax, not your capital gains taxes, not any of your taxes.
    Source: As quoted in "Accountable: Making America as Good as Its Promise", Tavis Smiley, Simon and Schuster, 2009, p. 198
  • Alexander Dubcek
    Alexander Dubcek
    Czechoslovak and Slovak politician 1921-1992
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    I can only say, think of me what you will, I have worked for thirty years in the Party, and my whole family has devoted everything to the affairs of the Party, the affairs of socialism.
  • Anne Enright
    Anne Enright
    Irish writer 1962-
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    I do not think we remember our family in any real sense. We live in them instead.
    Source: De samenkomst (2010) 66
  • Anne Tyler
    Anne Tyler
    American novelist and short story writer 1941-
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    I do write long, long character notes - family background, history, details of appearance - much more than will ever appear in the novel. I think this is what lifts a book from that early calculated, artificial stage.
  • Fred A. Allen
    Fred A. Allen
    American comic 1894-1957
    Fred A. Allen
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    I don't have to look up my family tree, because I know that I'm the sap.
  • Andrew Vachss
    Andrew Vachss
    American crime fiction author 1942-
    Andrew Vachss
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    I don't understand people whose gratification is a BMW. You don't know what joy is until you see a kid who was tortured get adopted by a family.
  • Bryce Dallas Howard
    Bryce Dallas Howard
    American actress and filmmaker 1981-
    Bryce Dallas Howard
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    I found out I was pregnant seven days after my wedding. I was on honeymoon with my family.
  • Lewis Grizzard
    Lewis Grizzard
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    I grew up in a very large family in a very small house. I never slept alone until after I was married.
  • Alan Dundes
    Alan Dundes
    American folklorist
    Alan Dundes
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    I have a great advantage over many of my colleagues inasmuch as my students bring with them to class their own personal knowledge of national, regional, religious, ethnic, occupational, and family folklore traditions.
  • Anne Stevenson
    Anne Stevenson
    American-British poet and writer 1933-2020
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    I have always made my own rules, in poetry as in life - though I have tried of late to cooperate more with my family. I do, however, believe that without order or pattern poetry is useless.
  • Dwight D. Eisenhower
    Dwight D. Eisenhower
    American president 1890-1969
    Dwight D. Eisenhower
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    I have found out in later years that my family was very poor, but the glory of America is that we didn't know it. [On his childhood]
  • Patrick Henry
    Patrick Henry
    American attorney, planter, and orator 1736-1799
    Patrick Henry
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    I have now disposed of all my property to my family. There is one thing more I wish I could give them, and that is the Christian religion.
  • Antonio Tabucchi
    Antonio Tabucchi
    Italian writer and academic 1943-
    Antonio Tabucchi
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    I live quietly at home among my family and friends.
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