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When you become heavyweight champion, something comes between you and other people, even your family. Everybody stands back a little, not because of anything you do but because of what you are.
Rocky Marciano

The family that prays together stays together
Al Scalpone

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

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'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

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

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

Britney's really supportive of what I'm doing. It's going to be tough because I'm not going to see my family as much as I want to, but I mean, those are the sacrifices you make as an artist.
Kevin Federline

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

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

I can only take Mike Ruddock at his word that he left for family reasons as I haven't had chance to talk to him yet, but I can fully understand those stresses.
Scott Johnson

I grew up sort of like a princess. I know that sounds awful, but I was the baby of the family. I had older brothers, so the little girl always gets everything she wants. As I've gotten older, I've realized that if you want something bad enough, you can have it. I've never gone after something I didn't get. Not yet.
Rachel Bilson

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

Alas, how strong a family likeness runs
Edwin Abbott Abbott

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

A disease in the family that is never mentioned (Of the troubles in Northern Ireland)
William Trevor

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

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

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

My family is American, and has been for generations, in all its branches, direct and collateral
Ulysses S Grant

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

Outrageous, his lies about my family [on Fahrenheit 9/11 by Michael Moore]
George Bush

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

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

This decision has been the most difficult of my career to date. But after discussing it with my family and those closest to me I feel the time is right
David Beckham

My family's a musical family
Erika Takacs

We wish him and his family well, and we wish him every success in whatever he does in the future. [on Tony Blair]
David Cameron

For someone who's grown up in a sports-mad family and a bit of an Olympic junkie, I can't think of a better way to get fit. [on C4 show The Games]
Anna Walker

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

Like religion, politics, and family planning, cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public. It's too controversial.
Erma Bombeck

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

My family is the most important thing in the world to me, too, before anything else.
Dennis Quaid

The family - that dear octopus from whose tentacles we never quite escape
Dodie Smith

I love to snuggle up on the sofa wrapped in my duvet watching old black and white films, and catching up with friends and family on the phone.
Martine McCutcheon

I've always had strays or rescue dogs growing up with my family.
Will Estes

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

Through everything when you have these experiences in life it is important to remember the simple fact that family is always the main thing and most important part of your life.
Ekaterina Gordeeva



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