Family Quotes

Family Quotes

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.
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.
Clarence Darrow The first half of our lives is ruined by our parents, and the second half by our children.
Ruby Manikan If you educate a man you educate a person, but if you educate a woman you educate a family.
Martin Mull Having a family is like having a bowling alley installed in your brain.
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.
Thomas Jefferson Blood's thicker than water, and when one's in trouble Best to seek out a relatives open arms. The happiness of the domestic fireside is the first boon of Heaven; and it is well it is so, since it is that which is the lot of the mass of mankind.
Ogden Nash A family is a unit composed not only of children but of men, women, an occasional animal, and the common cold.
Abraham Lincoln My father taught me to work; he did not teach me to love it.
George Bernard Shaw If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance.
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.
Joseph Fischer Sex is hereditary. If your parents never had it, chances are you wont either.
Margaret Mead The pains of childbirth were altogether different from the enveloping effects of other kinds of pain. These were pains one could follow with one's mind.
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.
Douglas Adams Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.
Nancy Astor I married beneath me - all women do.
Peter De Vries There are times when parenthood seems nothing but feeding the mouth that bites you.
O. A. Battista The best inheritance a parent can give his children is a few minutes of his time each day.
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.

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