Quotes by relatives

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  • Al Goldstein
    Al Goldstein
    American pornographer 1936-2013
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    A self made man is a rarity and hated by the parasites that floated to fame thought their parents, relatives and contacts.
  • Bill Dedman
    Bill Dedman
    American journalist 1960-
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    After Huguette Clark died in 2011 at age 104, 19 relatives challenged her will, claiming she was mentally ill and had been defrauded by her nurse, attorney and accountant.
  • Henry Louis Mencken
    Henry Louis Mencken
    American journalist and critic 1880-1956
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    Every man sees in his relatives, and especially in his cousins, a series of grotesque caricatures of himself.
  • God gives us our relatives - thank God we can choose our friends.
  • Addison Mizner
    Addison Mizner
    American architect 1872-1933
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    God gives us relatives; thank God, we can choose our friends.
  • Barbara Dale
    Barbara Dale
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    In time your relatives will come to accept the idea that a career is as important to you as your family. Of course, in time the polar ice cap will melt.
  • Margaret Mead
    Margaret Mead
    American cultural anthropologist 1901-1978
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    Nobody has ever before asked the nuclear family to live all by itself in a box the way we do. With no relatives, no support, we've put it in an impossible situation.
  • Euripides
    Euripides
    Greek tragedian and poet 480-406 BC
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    One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.
  • Jacques Delille
    Jacques Delille
    French poet 1738-1813
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    Our relatives are ours by chance, but we can choose our friends.
  • Tacitus
    Tacitus
    Roman senator and historian 56-120 AD
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    The hatred of relatives is the most violent.
  • Jim Morrison
    Jim Morrison
    American singer, poet and songwriter 1943-1971
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    The most loving parents and relatives commit murder with smiles on their faces. They force us to destroy the person we really are: a subtle kind of murder.
  • Cary Fowler
    Cary Fowler
    American agriculturalist and businessman 1949-
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    To begin with, I've always known that I was a little bit different. And, I have a lot of relatives who own farms. I grew up in the American South where political issues and issues of justice were at the forefront. What I do now is a combination of all these factors.
  • Bernard Malamud
    Bernard Malamud
    American novelist 1914-1986
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    We can't all be friends and relatives as the world is; most of us have to be strangers.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
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    We live in an atmosphere of shame. We are ashamed of everything that is real about us; ashamed of ourselves, of our relatives, of our incomes, of our accents, of our opinions, of our experience, just as we are ashamed of our naked skins.
  • Jimmy Carter
    Jimmy Carter
    American statesman, 39e President 1924-
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    We've uncovered some embarrassing ancestors in the not-too-distant past. Some horse thieves, and some people killed on Saturday nights. One of my relatives, unfortunately, was even in the newspaper business.
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