My family begins with me, your family ends with you.
The happiest moments of my life have been the few which I have passed at home in the bosom of my family.
Accidents will occur in the best-regulated families; and in families not regulated by that pervading influence which sanctifies while it enhances...
in short, by the influence of Woman, in the lofty character of Wife, they may be expected with confidence, and must be borne with philosophy.
~ Charles Dickens
To maintain a joyful family requires much from both the parents
and the children. Each member of the family has to become, in a special way, the servant of the others.
Pope John Paul II
In every conceivable manner, the family is link to our past, bridge to our future.
My father always used to say that when you die, if you've got five real friends, then you've had a great life.
The family is the nucleus of civilization.
In each family a story is playing itself out, and each family's story embodies its hope and despair.
The place of the father in the modern suburban family is a very small one, particularly if he plays golf.
A baby is God's opinion that the world should go on.
To 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.
The family is the nucleus of civilization.
Govern a family as you would cook a small fish - very gently.
~ Chinese Proverbs
My wife has been my closest friend, my closest advisor. And ... she's not somebody who looks to the
limelight, or even is wild about me being in politics. And that's a good reality check on me. When I go home, she
wants me to be a good father and a good husband. And everything else is secondary to that.
~ Barack Obama
The family is the corner stone of our society. More than any other force it shapes the attitude, the hopes, the ambitions,
and the values of the child. And when the family collapses it is the children that are usually damaged. When it happens on a
massive scale the community itself is crippled. So, unless we work to strengthen the family, to create
conditions under which most parents will stay together, all the rest - schools, playgrounds, and public assitance, and private concern - will never be enough.
Lyndon Baines Johnson
It is not a bad thing that children should occasionally, and politely, put parents in their place.
The great gift of family life is to be intimately acquainted with people you might never even introduce yourself to, had life not done it for you.
Becoming responsible adults is no longer a matter of whether children hang up there pajamas or put dirty towels
in the hamper, but whether they care about themselves and others -- and whether they see everyday chores as related to how we treat this planet.
It is my pleasure that my children are free and happy, and
unrestrained by parental tyranny. Love is the chain whereby to bind a child to its parents.
~ Abraham Lincoln
Like all the best families, we have our share of eccentricities, of impetuous and wayward youngsters and of family disagreements.
To us, family means putting your arms around each other and being there.
Making the decision to have a child - it's momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking outside your body.
Families with babies and families without babies are sorry for each other.
Don't hold your parents up to contempt. After all, you are their son, and it is just possible that you may take after them.
The greatest thing in family life is to take a hint when a hint is intended-and not to take a hint when a hint isn't intended.
Perhaps the greatest social service that can be rendered by anybody to this country and to mankind is to bring up a family.
~ George Bernard Shaw
An American astronomer and the founder of extragalactic astronomy.
He was fascinated by science and mysterious new worlds from an early age.
Hubble had also devised a classification system for the various galaxies he observed, sorting them by
shape, content, distance and brightness. He noticed redshifts in the emission of light from the galaxies...
Equipped with his five senses, man explores the universe around him and calls the adventure Science.
~ Edwin Hubble
Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.
~ Albert Einstein
A thought is an idea in transit.
~ PythagorasMore Proverbs
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