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Family Quotes

May you find comfort and joy in these encouraging quotes about Family.

Every child comes with the message
that God is not yet discouraged of man.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Related topics: Inspirational Spiritual Live-By Relationship

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson PHOTO

Nothing you do for a child is ever wasted.
- Garrison Keillor PHOTO

To the people who love you,
you are beautiful already.
This is not because they're
blind to your shortcomings
but because they so clearly see your soul.
- Victoria Moran

 

A happy family is but an earlier heaven.
- George Bernard Shaw

Sisters are different flowers from the same garden.
- Anonymous

He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother.
- Roe Fulkerson

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Children are born innocent.
Before they are domesticated they live in the moment,
love without fear, and don't even think about the opinions of others.
- don Miguel Ruiz

There are two lasting bequests we can give our children
One is roots, the other is wings.
- Hodding Carter

Your greatest gift to your family and friends is yourself -
your relaxed, happy, and fully-present self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our opportunity is to Soar our Spirit.
To see Light and Joy in everything.
To spread our wings and fly boldly.
To give thanks for rainbows and butterflies -
our symbols of renewal and rebirth.
To offer daily Thanksgiving - for ourselves, our family,
our friends, our community, for the whole world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The ache for home lives in all of us,
the safe place where we can
go as we are and not be questioned.
- Maya Angelou

Kindness is the light that dissolves
all walls between souls, families, and nations.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

One of the sanest, surest, and most generous joys of life
comes from being happy over the good fortune of others.
- Robert A. Heinlein

Mother is the name for God
in the lips and hearts of little children.
- William Makepeace Thackeray

Let parents bequeath to their children
not riches, but the spirit of reverence.
- Plato

The magic words for a great family are,
"I love you just the way you are."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sister is probably the most competitive
relationship within the family,
but once the sisters are grown,
it becomes the strongest relationship.
- Margaret Mead

We find delight in the beauty and happiness of children
that makes the heart too big for the body.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The final forming of a person's character
lies in their own hands.
- Anne Frank

You are my home - the place to which I always return.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our loved ones -
whether by blood, by marriage, or by choice -
are delicate treasures.
If we hold them too close, they break -
as a butterfly would.
By honoring and enjoying
the freedom of our loved ones,
we gain our own freedom.
Have the courage to trust that
the beautiful butterflies of your life
will return - or not - as life intends.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You don't choose your family.
They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.
- Desmond Tutu

Consider a new beginning with your family -
choose to take them less seriously.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You are my family because I CHOOSE you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

No one can find inner peace except by working,
not in a self-centered way, but for the whole human family.
- Peace Pilgrim

No love, no friendship can cross the path of our destiny
without leaving some mark on it forever.
- Francois Muriac

Live so that when your children think of fairness,
caring and integrity, they think of you.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

The hardest of all, is learning to be
a well of affection, and not a fountain,
to show them that we love them,
not when we feel like it, but when they do.
- Nan Fairbrother

For a happy marriage,
love and accept your spouse just the way they are.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What is our family?
We touch our full hearts and see ourselves
reflected whole in each other's eyes.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

What can you do to promote world peace?
Go home and love your family.
- Mother Teresa

Nobody has ever 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.
- Margaret Mead

Sometimes, our family's most important job
is reminding us how unimportant we are.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You are my Family
- Karen Drucker

The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree
is the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other.
- Burton Hills

The being of our mothers is forever branded onto our own being.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I realized my family was funny, because nobody ever
wanted to leave our house.
- Anthony Anderson

The family is the first essential cell of human society.
- Pope John XXIII

We'll sort of get over the marriage first and then maybe look at the kids.
But obviously we want a family so we'll have to start thinking about that.
- Prince William

When your whole family is loving and supportive, it is a great blessing.
But when family members are indifferent or hostile, release your expectations,
and find the love and support you need elsewhere.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

But what a cruel thing is war
to separate and destroy families and friends.
- Robert E. Lee

I'm not much of a family man.
I'm just not that into it.
I love kids, I adore them, but I don't want to live my life for them.
- Sting

When a father gives to his son, both laugh;
when a son gives to his father, both cry.
- William Shakespeare

Children aren't happy with nothing to ignore,
and that's what parents were created for.
- Ogden Nash

I would love a family.
I'm at the age where the wish for a child gets stronger.
But who knows.
- Cameron Diaz

How paramount the future is to the present
when one is surrounded by children.
- Charles Darwin

I stay in tune with my family and God.
- Regina King

Nothing can bring a real sense of security
into the home except true love.
- Billy Graham

A house is made of walls and beams;
a home is built with love and dreams.
- Anonymous

A house is not a home unless it
contains food and fire
for the mind as well as the body.
- Benjamin Franklin

It's not that our family has no taste,
it's just that our family's taste is inconsistent.
- Dave Eggers

Home is not a structure, but the place that we feel comfortable -
the place we belong - the place of our loved ones.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Let us honor all children,
and put ourselves into service
preparing a magnificent
earthly home for future generations.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Without a family, man, alone in the world,
trembles with the cold.
- Andre Maurois

If there is anything that we wish to change in the child,
we should first examine it and see whether it is
not something that could better be changed in ourselves.
- Carl Jung

Our family life was certainly not intellectual.
- Douglass North

You can't go home again because home has ceased to exist
except in the mothballs of memory.
- John Steinbeck (Travels With Charley)

Don't prepare the path for the child,
prepare the child for the path.
- Anonymous

I'll never stop dreaming that one day we can be a real family,
together, all of us laughing and talking,
loving and understanding, not looking at the past but only to the future.
- LaToya Jackson

If you have only one smile in you,
give it to the people you love.
Don't be surly at home,
then go out in the street
and start grinning good morning
at total strangers.
- Maya Angelou

Your children need your presence
more than your presents.
- Jesse Jackson

For me, nothing has ever taken precedence over being
a mother and having a family and a home.
- Jessica Lange

I think togetherness is a very important ingredient to family life.
- Barbara Bush

Home is where we feel comfortable.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Mother's love grows by giving.
- Charles Lamb

Both within the family and without, our sisters hold up our mirrors:
our images of who we are and of who we can dare to be.
- Elizabeth Fishel

Instead of needing lots of children,
we need high-quality children.
- Margaret Mead

The family is the nucleus of civilization.
- Will Durant

A woman can plan when to have her family and how to support a family.
- Kathleen Turner

When you start about family, about lineage and ancestry,
you are talking about every person on earth.
- Alex Haley


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