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Family Quote of the Day

Welcome to these Family Quotes of the Day from my large collection of positive, romantic, and funny quotes.

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

Related topics: Values Relationship

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 PHOTO

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

No man stands so tall as when he stoops to help a child.
- Anonymous (often attributed to Abraham Lincoln)


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Thank you for joining me on this journey we call life,
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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

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

 

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

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

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

Sisters are different flowers from the same garden.
- Anonymous

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

You are my Family
- Karen Drucker

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

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

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

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

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

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

Tell me whom you live with,
and I will tell you who you are.
- Spanish Proverb

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

And when our baby stirs and struggles to be born
it compels humility: what we began is now its own.
- Margaret Mead

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

You can never really live anyone else's life,
not even your child's.
The influence you exert is through your own life,
and what you've become yourself.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

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

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

It is a wise father that knows his own child.
- William Shakespeare

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

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

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

The heart of a mother is a deep abyss
at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.
- Honore de Balzac

Home is where we feel comfortable.
- 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

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

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

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

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

The most interesting information comes from children,
for they tell all they know and then stop.
- Mark Twain

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

If you get frustrated by some of your family,
focus on the good aspects of your relationship
and attempt to overlook the irritations.
Then give thanks for everyone who plays a part in your life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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