Family Quotes

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It hasn't been the Ferreira's fault - all we can do is do the best with the scripts we've been given. [on the family being written out of the show]
Raji James

My family is more important than my party.
Zell Miller

Only as far as a man is happily married to himself is he fit for married life and family life in general.
Novalis

I'm really happy with everything right now - my career and family life!
Jade Goody

My whole family are wedded to the fortunes of Crystal Palace - I go when I'm in town.
Bill Nighy

After the family the most important thing is the foot... is the soccer
David Beckham

My family are really happy here at Liverpool and I am prepared to have my daughter with a Scouse accent, even though it is sometimes a problem for me!
Rafael Benitez

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

The whole world is one family
Sun Yat-sen

An orgasm joins you to the past. Its timelessness becomes the brotherhood; the brethren are lovers; they extend the 'family.' I share that sexuality. It was then, is now and will be in the future.
Derek Jarman

I don't have a burning desire to become a dancer but the idea of doing something I've never done before in front of a huge live audience is such an adrenalin rush. And it'll give the friends and family something to have a giggle about
Matt Dawson

No boy from a rich family has ever made the big leagues [because a ball player has to be kept hungry to become a big leaguer].
Joe DiMaggio

I learned at a very early age that life is a battle. My family was poor, my neighborhood was poor.
Susan Hayward

Marriage is an act of will that signifies and involves a mutual gift, which unites the spouses and binds them to their eventual souls, with whom they make up a sole family - a domestic church.
Pope John Paul II

Like all the best families, we have our share of eccentricities, of impetuous and wayward youngsters and of family disagreements.
Queen Elizabeth II

An increasing number of Canadians must juggle the demands of work with the need to care for children, or for family members who are ill or too frail to care for
Kim Campbell

Family makes me feel there's a reason I'm alive... I'm feeling my life, which I didn't always do partly because I'd be drunk a lot.
Sean Penn

I would like to apologise for errors of judgement in personal behaviour and for the embarrassment caused, firstly to my family but also to my friends, my constituents and my party.
Mark Oaten

Our people receive the news of his death with a deep sense of grief and loss.

He was a holy champion of the Filipino family and of profound Christian values that make everyone of us contemplate... what is just, moral and sacred in life.
[on Pope John Paul II]
Gloria Arroyo

He's got a young family and he had a fantastic future in front of him. It's everyone's worst nightmare and puts everything into perspective. [on Paul Hunter]
Stephen Hendry

It's something that my family can finally be proud of. [on his Hollywood career]
Hugh Jackman

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

I want to spend more time with my family, but I'm not sure they want to spend more time with me.
Esther Rantzen

My family love living in London. It is a fantastic city and a city such as this deserves to host the Olympic Games.
Jose Mourinho

I have a very good family. I'm very fortunate to have a very good family. I believe very strongly in the family. It's one of the things we have in our platform, is to talk about it.
Dan Quayle

In dwelling, live close to the ground. In thinking, keep to the simple. In conflict, be fair and generous. In governing, don't try to control. In work, do what you enjoy. In family life, be completely present.
Lao Tzu

Enough of good there is in the lowest estate to sweeten life; enough of evil in the highest to check presumption; enough there is of both in all estates, to bind us in compassionate brotherhood, to teach us impressively that we are of one dying and one immortal family
Henry Giles

A genealogist is one who traces your family back as far as your money will go
Anonymous

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

'My family is just beyond out-of-control excited.' - Winning the Golden Globe
Jennifer Garner

If each man could have his own house, a large garden to cultivate and healthy surroundings - then, I thought, there will be for them a better opportunity of a happy family life.
George Cadbury

I cannot believe that you've given us [me] a hundred grand... other contestants are telling me to spend it wisely and stuff, I hope they don't feel sorry for us [me], I have a great family and life. [The Geordie on being given 100k on Big Brother 8]
Liam McGough

To win the X Factor would mean the world to me and my family. I'd buy mum and dad a house and then I think I would buy myself a car and have a little shopping trip.
Leona Lewis

The family you come from isn't as important as the family you're going to have
Ring Lardner

It's weird not to have the OC any more. I miss my friends on the show. I cried the last day. It was like a family.
Rachel Bilson

When his life was ruined, his family killed, his farm destroyed, Job knelt down on the ground and yelled up to the heavens, 'Why god? Why me?' and the thundering voice of God answered, 'There's just something about you that pisses me off.
Stephen King

I feel the time is right, I want to spend more time with my young family and concentrate fully on my career [on retiring from international football at age 30]
Robbie Savage

Nobody has ever before 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

I'm good at secrets, but there is nothing I'm hiding. There are no family secrets.
Tom Parker Bowles

Even good things can hurt you if you do them to the point of neglecting family, friends, or other interests.
June Wilkinson

As you age naturally, your family shows more and more on your face. If you deny that, you deny your heritage.
Frances Conroy

It has been very disappointing for me to leave Celtic.
But under the circumstances I felt that I had been left with no choice. I had five great years at Celtic under Martin O'Neill. I would like to thank the players and staff for making me and my family so welcome.
Chris Sutton

I decided to show her how nasty and heartbreaking it was to see a member of your family - your own flesh and blood - killing themselves in front of your eyes
Jade Goody

We should try to achieve things for ourselves and not rely on former or past family glories with which we have no connection but the arbitrary nature of our birth.
Shirley Franklin

I have always enjoyed acting and doing so in family films makes it all the more special.
Charlotte Zucker

The manager has always shown a lot of faith in me, and the fact that I gave up my home and family in Barcelona to come to Liverpool shows how much faith I have in Rafael Benitez.
Luis Garcia

I have had this niggling back for a while now which has made it hard for me to play consistently, I have a young family.
Tim Henman

Remember as far as anyone knows, we're a nice normal family.
Homer Simpson

The family spirit has rendered man carnivorous.
Francis Picabia

If it looks like a duck, and quacks like a duck, we have at least to consider the possibility that we have a small aquatic bird of the family anatidae on our hands.
Douglas Adams



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