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

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

I told them to go home, look at their wives and children and say 'How do you think your daddy played today?' I won't be able to look my family in the eye after that.
Stuart Pearce

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

It is essential that we understand people for who they are as individuals and not the public perception of them or their family and past.
Clement Freud

The most important thing is that you have really good friends and family, and when you go back to them, it's like 'what?'. You carry on as who you are
Yeoh Choo-Kheng

I have never, ever knowly taken illegal drugs, and I would never embarrass my family, my friends, my country and the kids who love me.
Ben Johnson

Smartness runs in my family. When I went to school I was so smart my teacher was in my class for five years.
Gracie Allen

I will not be commenting further at this time and would now ask for some space and personal privacy for me and my family
Mark Oaten

When I remember my family, I always remember their backs. They were always indignantly leaving places.
Susan Cheever

A loving family provides the foundation children need to succeed.
Jim Bunning

Everybody has always loved eating in Ireland and the family always gathered around the table - which was also where all the stories were told.
Maeve Binchy

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

A series of rumours about my attitude, as well as derogatory remarks about myself and my family showed me that the personal resentment of the Detroit general manager toward me would make it impossible for me to continue playing hockey in Detroit.
Ted Lindsay

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

A woman can take care of the family.
Tom DeLay

I just want to get a family, get my horses, and chill out.
Aurelie Claudel

The life-fate of the modern individual depends not only upon the family into which he was born or which he enters by marriage, but increasingly upon the corporation in which he spends the most alert hours of his best years.
C Wright Mills

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

We're lucky to have the family connection. We're close and close musically as well
Caroline Corr

We have been through so much together. None of us are from London and we're living away from our friends and family. We only have each other and that's what has made us so tight - that's why we have to remain as a five.
Kimberley Walsh

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

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

There are times when it has been quite difficult for us, even when you are travelling with family you can get lonely at times on the road and with the trips and the shows to do.
Robin Gibb

Absolutely the worst thing about this job is the travel and being away from family. I have a wife and three wonderful children, the kids are all active in sports and it's very difficult to up and leave and miss them growing up.
Roy Clark

I thank God, Jesus, and my Grandmother for being able to support myself and my family.
Steven Adler

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

This is a fantastic day for me and my family, this is historic. I have been ready for the win for quite some time, it was just a matter of where and when.
Lewis Hamilton

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

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

Rarely do members of the same family grow up under the same roof.
Richard Bach

The Olympic Movement is a 20th century religion. Where there is no injustice of caste, of race, of family, of wealth.
Avery Brundage

The CIA is made up of boys whose families sent them to Princeton but wouldn't let them into the family brokerage business.
Lyndon Johnson

Without a family, man, alone in the world, trembles with the cold.
Andre Maurois

I walked out of show business in 1968 because I thought that would be good for the family.
Pete Best

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

Her [Diana's] blood family will do all they can to ensure her sons are not simply immersed by duty and tradition.
Charles Spencer

The family that prays together stays together
Al Scalpone

And there went from thence of the family of the Danites, out of Zorah and out of Eshtaol, six hundred men appointed with weapons of war.
Bible

'I ain't no saint, but I've tried never to do anything that would hurt my family or offend God... I figure all any kid needs is hope and the feeling he or she belongs. If I could do or say anything that would give some kid that feeling, I would believe I had contributed something to the world.'
Elvis Presley

I believe that more unhappiness comes from this source than from any other - I mean from the attempt to prolong family connections unduly and to make people hang together artificially who would never naturally do so.
Samuel Butler

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

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

Pride, in boasting of family antiquity, makes duration stand for merit
Johann Georg Von Zimmermann

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

This has been a tough decision to make but I have decided to put my family first [on quitting as Wales coach]
Mike Ruddock

From a personal point of view, Mark and his family have been very supportive of me and I'm very grateful [on sacking Mark Petchey as coach]
Andrew Murray

In a boarding school there's no privacy, no money, and no help, except from the larger family of the school itself. There's no dreamy solitude, no slack time, no lazing
Nelson W Aldrich

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



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