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

Nepotism - We promote family values here almost as often as we promote family members.
Larry Kersten

I am a real family person, and I believe that the first and foremost thing in anyone's life should be the family, and we should make that a priority for everyone.
Kim Fields

The family that prays together stays together
Al Scalpone

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

The presidency is temporary - but the family is permanent.
Yvonne De Gaulle

Family life is too intimate to be preserved by the spirit of justice. It can be sustained by a spirit of love which goes beyond justice.
Reinhold Niebuhr

It can be hard to do, but nonetheless you should always try and take your family into your arms and appreciate them.
Adam Garcia

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

I've really written my books for my husband and our family. They've brought us closer together by allowing us to discuss things that were unspoken for so long.
Pamela Stephenson

Youth football is very important to the Buccaneers and our family, as it plays such an integral role in developing not only young athletes but young leaders as well
Malcolm Glazer

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

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

If I had to choose between wealth and a united family, I would 1,000 per cent have preferred my parents to stay together.
Minnie Driver

The family is the first essential cell of human society.
Pope John XXIII

'My family is my first priority but I don't think that means I should have to give up work. I am lucky that David is very supportive.'
Victoria Beckham

At age 12, I was put on tranquilizers when I should have gotten help. There was nothing major and awful, I just didn't feel my family was supportive and emotionally generous.
Paula Danziger

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

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

'If someone were to harm my family or a friend or somebody I love, I would eat them. I might end up in jail for 500 years, but I would eat them.'
Johnny Depp

Family faces are magic mirrors. Looking at people who belong to us, we see the past, present and future.
Gail Lumet Buckley

Alas, how strong a family likeness runs
Edwin Abbott Abbott

In our family, we don't have rifts. We have a jolly good row and then it's all over. And I've only twice ever had a row with my sister
Princess Margaret

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

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

In Genesis, seeing the world filled with violence, God decided to drown all mankind except Noah's family. But because that family carried the same genes as those who had drowned, violence continued unabated.
Robert Davis

I was considered the black sheep of the family, neighbours didn't want their kids playing with me.
Michelle Pfeiffer

Ours is like Jewish humour with a sun tan - warm, family-based. We share a lot of neuroses such as food, guilt, overachieving children and controlling mothers. [on Asian humour]
Meera Syal

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

My family would be supportive if I said I wanted to be a Martian, make love to ashtrays, and eat tree bark.
Casey Affleck

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'm an emotional person. I really put my heart and soul into it. I felt I'd let Anton and my family down.
Jan Ravens

He would like to be remembered as a family man and we were all so proud of him. We are all devastated by what has happened [his wife Eileen after his sad and sudden death at a Scottish Premier League game]
Phil O'Donnell

The lover of life makes the whole world into his family, just as the lover of the fair sex creates his from all the lovely women he has found, from those that could be found, and those who are impossible to find.
Charles Baudelaire

Women's liberation, if it abolishes the patriarchal family, will abolish a necessary substructure of the authoritarian state, and once that withers away Marx will have come true willy-nilly, so let's get on with it.
Germaine Greer

He's got a family and two young children and he's slowing down his career. He's just happy where he is at the moment and you have to respect that
Greg Rusedski

My father said "If somebody hits you, then you hit them back harder." That's the nature of the black family.
Bobby Brown

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

I am very adamant about keeping my private life private. I don't like to talk about my family
Luis Miguel

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

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

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

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

We have a president who stole the presidency through family ties, arrogance and intimidation, employing Republican operatives to exercise the tactics of voter fraud by disenfranchising thousands of blacks, elderly Jews and other minorities.
Barbra Streisand

The intense build-up to the World Cup means more time away from my family. That is something I'd like to avoid. I have found during my two years as coach that the position is more than a job. That has meant I have spent long periods away from my family. [on resigning as Wales coach]
Mike Ruddock

Family, nature and health all go together.
Olivia Newton-John

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

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

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

I put on a video of one of his recent fights and it made my eyes water, there were so many low blows. I want a big family so I was straight on the phone to sort out some insurance for my meat and two veg!
Kevin Mitchell



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