Family Quotes

Family Quotes

Quentin Crisp The young always have the same problem - how to rebel and conform at the same time. They have now solved this by defying their parents and copying one another.
Thomas Jefferson The happiest moments of my life have a been the few which I have passed at home in the bosom of my family.
Richard Bach The bonds that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each others life. Rarely do members of one family grow up under the same roof.
Ogden Nash Parents were invented to make children happy by giving them something to ignore.
Marcelene Cox A vacation frequently means that the family goes away for a rest, accompanied by mother, who sees that the others get it.
Clarence Darrow The first half of our lives is ruined by our parents, and the second half by our children.
A. S. Neill The difficult child is the child who is unhappy. He is at war with himself; and in consequence, he is at war with the world.
Charles De Talleyrand A married man with a family will do anything for money.
H. L. Mencken A Sunday school is a prison in which children do penance for the evil conscience of their parents.
A. S. Neill Free children are not easily influenced; the absence of fear accounts for this phenomenon. Indeed, the absence of fear is the finest thing that can happen to a child.
Ogden Nash A family is a unit composed not only of children but of men, women, an occasional animal, and the common cold.
Denzel Washington Acting is just a way of making a living; the family is life.
Bertrand Russell The place of the father in the modern suburban family is a very small one, particularly if he plays golf.
A. S. Neill The difficult child is the child who is unhappy. He is at war with himself; and in consequence, he is at war with the world.
Ruby Manikan If you educate a man you educate a person, but if you educate a woman you educate a family.
A. S. Neill Free children are not easily influenced; the absence of fear accounts for this phenomenon. Indeed, the absence of fear is the finest thing that can happen to a child.
Henry Ford My grandfather killed my father in my mind. I know he died of cancer-but it was because of what my grandfather did to him.
Australian Aboriginal Elder You white people are so strange. We think it is very primitive for a child to have only two parents.
Barbara Bush To us, family means putting your arms around each other and being there.
Shirley Abbott We all grow up with the weight of history on us. Our ancestors dwell in the attics of our brains as they do in the spiraling chains of knowledge hidden in every cell of our bodies.
Socrates Children today are tyrants. They contradict their parents, gobble their food, and tyrannize their teachers.
Dr. Seuss Adults are just obsolete children and the hell with them.
Isaac Rosenfeld In every dispute between parent and child, both cannot be right, but they may be, and usually are, both wrong. It is this situation which gives family life its peculiar hysterical charm.
Calvin Trillin The average trade book has a shelf life of between milk and yogurt, except for books by any member of the Irving Wallace family - they have preservatives.
Martin Mull Having a family is like having a bowling alley installed in your brain.

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