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Quotes about Family

Let these Family quotes help you to let go of your troubles and move on to a joyful and inspiring life.

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

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

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

Sisters are different flowers from the same garden.
- Anonymous

 

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

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

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


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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

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

My Loved One
You are my ground and you are my rainbow.
You are my butterfly and you are my ecstasy.
You are the start of my journeys and always my destination.
You are my home - the place to which I always return.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

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

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

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

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

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

You are my Family
- Karen Drucker

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

Sometimes, our family's most important job
is reminding us how unimportant we 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

You are my family because I CHOOSE you.
- 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

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

Children are educated by what the grown-up is
and not by his talk.
- Carl Jung

I have also seen children successfully
surmounting the effects of an evil inheritance.
That is due to purity being an inherent attribute of the soul.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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

Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths,
but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands.
- Anne Frank

A sister is a gift to the heart,
a friend to the spirit,
a golden thread to the meaning of life.
- Isadora James

As long as any adult thinks that he,
like the parents and teachers of old,
can become introspective,
invoking his own youth to understand
the youth before him,
he is lost.
- Margaret Mead

Nothing I've ever done has given me more joys and rewards
than being a father to my children.
- Bill Cosby

A son is a son till he takes him a wife,
a daughter is a daughter all of her life.
- Irish Traditional

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

The whole art of teaching is only the art
of awakening the natural curiosity
of young minds for the purpose of satisfying it afterwards.
- Anatole France

The object of education is to prepare the young
to educate themselves throughout their lives.
- Robert M. Hutchins

Moral authority is never retained by
any attempt to hold on to it.
It comes without seeking and
is retained without effort.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Being a role model is the most powerful form of educating.
Youngsters need good models more than they need critics.
It's one of a parent's greatest responsibilities and opportunities.
- John Wooden

The most important thing a father
can do for his children
is to love their mother.
- Henry Ward Beecher

Men are what their mothers made them.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

A mother is one to whom you hurry when you are troubled.
- Emily Dickinson

For the very first time the young are
seeing history being made
before it is censored by their elders.
- Margaret Mead

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

A child miseducated is a child lost.
- John F. Kennedy

I soothe my conscience now with the thought that
it is better for hard words to be on paper
than that Mummy should carry them in her heart.
- Anne Frank

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

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

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

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

Suspicion and jealousy are the death knell of any relationship.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I used to tell my husband that,
if he could make me "understand" something,
it would be clear to all the other people in the country.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Youngsters need good models more than they need critics.
- John Wooden

All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.
- Abraham Lincoln

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

Unlike grown-ups, children have little need to deceive themselves.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

God could not be everywhere, so he created mothers.
- Jewish Proverb

Mother's love grows by giving.
- Charles Lamb

Don't limit a child to your own learning,
for he was born in another time.
- Rabindranath Tagore

There can be no keener revelation of a society's soul
than the way in which it treats its children.
- Nelson Mandela

Many societies have educated their male children
on the simple device of teaching them not to be women.
- Margaret Mead

Home is where our loved ones are.
Home is not a structure, but the place that we feel comfortable,
the place we belong - the place of our loved ones.
A palace is not a home without loved ones.
A shack or an open field can be paradise
when shared with a loving family.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Be careful to leave your sons well instructed rather than rich,
for the hopes of the instructed
are better than the wealth of the ignorant.
- Epictetus

Big sisters are the crabgrass in the lawn of life.
- Linus Van Pelt in Charles M. Schulz' Peanuts cartoon

The solution to adult problems tomorrow
depends in large measure upon
how our children grow up today.
- Margaret Mead

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

If we are to teach real peace in this world,
and if we are to carry on a real war against war,
we shall have to begin with the children.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

There was never a child so lovely
but his mother was glad to get him to sleep.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

That I was born to this circle - I am blessed.
That I choose to stand in this circle - I am proud.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

My children have made me more aggressive about the world
that they're about to inhabit.
- Bono

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

A mother is not a person to lean on,
but a person to make leaning unnecessary.
- Dorothy Canfield Fisher

No partner in a love relationship...
should feel that he has to give up
an essential part of himself to make it viable.
- May Sarton


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