Quotes on Family

Quotes on Family

God gives us our relatives; thank God we can choose our friends. Ethel Watts Mumford

 

The presidency is temporary but the family is permanent. Yvonne de Gaulle, wife of the French President

 

One’s family is the most important thing in life. I look at it this way: one of these days I’ll be over in a hospital somewhere with four walls around me. And the only people who’ll be with me will be my family. Robert C. Byrd

 

Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city. George Burns

 

The families of one’s friends are always a disappointment. Norman Douglas

 

One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives. Euripides

 

Big sisters are the crab grass in the lawn of life. Charles M. Schulz

 

Other things may change us, but we start and end with the family. Anthony Brandt

 

After all, what is a pedestrian? He is a man who has two cars one being driven by his wife, the other by one of his children. Robert Bradbury

 

A family is a unit composed not only of children but of men, women, an occasional animal, and the common cold. Ogden Nash

All happy families are alike, but each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.Leo Tolstoy

 

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

 

To each other, we were as normal and nice as the smell of bread. We were just a family. In a family, even exaggerations make perfect sense. John Irving

 

A sister is both your mirror and your opposite. Elizabeth Fishel

 

We are willing to spend the least amount of money to keep an American child at home, more to put him in a foster home, and the most to institutionalize him. Marian Wright Edelman

 

It is not observed in history that families improve with time. George William Curtis

 

Behind every successful man stand a proud wife and surprised mother-in-law. Brooks Hays

 

Relations are simply a tedious pack of people who haven’t got the remotest knowledge of how to live, nor the smallest instinct about when to die. Oscar Wilde

 

The family is one of nature’s masterpieces. George Santayana

 

I do not condemn nepotism, provided the relatives really work. Margaret Chase Smith

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