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Family Quotes

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

Related topics: Inspirational Spiritual Live-By Relationship

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

Nothing is more important in our national life
than the welfare of our children.
- Harry S. Truman (when signing the National School Lunch Act in 1946)

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

Our opportunity is to Soar our Spirit.
To see Light and Joy in everything.
To spread our wings and fly boldly.
To give thanks for rainbows and butterflies -
our symbols of renewal and rebirth.
To offer daily Thanksgiving - for ourselves, our family,
our friends, our community, for the whole world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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
- Karen Drucker

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Kindness is the light that dissolves
all walls between souls, families, and nations.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Children aren't happy with nothing to ignore,
and that's what parents were created for.
- Ogden Nash

No one has yet realized the wealth of sympathy,
the kindness and generosity hidden in the soul of a child.
The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure.
- Emma Goldman

I think, at a child's birth,
if a mother could ask a fairy godmother
to endow it with the most useful gift,
that gift should be curiosity.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

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

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

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

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

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

Children are natural Zen masters;
their world is brand new in each and every moment.
- John Bradshaw

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

We are now at a point where we must educate our children
in what no one knew yesterday,
and prepare our schools for what no one knows yet.
- Margaret Mead

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

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