Family Inspirational Quotes
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"We never know the love of our parents for us till we have become
- Not all the quotations on family (by Henry Ward
Beecher) are that positive - many, mostly from men, are plain hostile. Still,
it allows me to add some comments after many of the quotes. (Hope
- Whatever your feelings towards family and life - be they
good or bad - I'm sure you'll find a quotation or two to suit.
remember that I welcome your comments. Please
get in touch about about these inspirational quotations - thanks. Now
let's all sit round the table, and we can all take our turn...
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Family inspirational quotes - what
"Acting is just a way of making a living; the
family is life."
-- Denzel Washington
it a clan, call it a network, call it a tribe, call it a family. Whatever you
call it, whoever you are, you need one."
-- Jane Howard
are about love overcoming emotional torture."
-- Matt Groening
you know who Matt Groening is, don't ya! Clue: "D'oh!")
fundamental defect of fathers is that they want their children to be a credit
-- Bertrand Russell
"Trust yourself. You
know more than you think you do."
-- Dr. Benjamin Spock
famous American pediatrician was speaking to new parents. Little did he realise
that his words would become part of many famous inspirational quotes pages. Hee hee.)
they grow up to be, they are still our children, and the one most important of
all the things we can give to them is unconditional love. Not a love that depends
on anything at all except that they are our children."
"Families are like fudge... mostly sweet with a few nuts."
(Sounds like the sort of thing you can read at this funny sms page, actually.)
"There are times when parenthood seems nothing
but feeding the mouth that bites you."
-- Peter De Vries
like a true mother, Peter!)
"Happy families are all alike; every
unhappy family is unhappy in its own way."
-- Leo Tolstoy
got her good looks from her father. He's a plastic surgeon."
(A bit close to the bone, that, when you take a look at this body image page.)
"Some family trees bear an enormous crop of nuts."
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you look at your life the greatest happiness are family happinesses"
Dr. Joyce Brothers
(And the opposite view...)
"One loyal friend
is better than ten thousand family members."
I've got a feeling that this person wasn't brought up by super
"Why do grandparents and grandchildren get along
so well? They have the same enemy - the mother."
-- Claudette Colbert
first half of our life is ruined by our parents and the second half by our children."
-- Clarence Darrow
"No matter what you've
done for yourself or for humanity, if you can't look back on having given love
and attention to your own family, what have you really accomplished?"
"Having children makes you no more a parent than
having a piano makes you a pianist."
-- Michael Levine
inspirational quotes - what they still say...
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family inspirational quotes for you to read...
most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother."
"A son is a son till he takes him a wife, a daughter
is a daughter all of her life."
-- Irish Sayings
put the world right in order, we must first put the nation in order; to put the
nation in order, we must first put the family in order; to put the family in order,
we must first cultivate our personal life; we must first set our hearts right."
"One of life's greatest mysteries is how the boy who
wasn't good enough to marry your daughter can be the father of the smartest grandchild
in the world."
"If you cannot get rid of
the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance."
-- George Bernard
"Be who you are and say what you feel because those who
mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind."
-- Dr. Seuss
should be an anthem for all who suffer from low
self esteem, in my humble opinion.)
"If you look deeply into
the palm of your hand, you will see your parents and all generations of your ancestors.
All of them are alive in this moment. Each is present in your body. You are the
continuation of each of these people."
-- Thich Nhat Hanh
you like these family inspirational quotes, then you'll love these inspirational
"My father always told me, 'Find a job you
love and you'll never have to work a day in your life.'"
(My father didn't tell me this but I
still ended up living my life this way anyway! As you'll see if you read this part of my about us page!)
"Govern a family
as you would cook a small fish - very gently."
-- Chinese Proverb
don't really understand human nature unless you know why a child on a merry-go-round
will wave at his parents every time around - and why his parents will always wave
-- William D. Tammeus
"Honolulu, it's got everything.
Sand for the children, sun for the wife, sharks for the wife's mother."
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