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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

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

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

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

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

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

'Who knows? Maybe I am insane, too, it runs in my family, but I always had a repulsive need to be something more than human. I felt very puny as a human. I though, 'F*ck that. I want to be a superhuman.'
David Bowie

We have employment assigned to us for every circumstance in life. When we are alone, we have our thoughts to watch; in the family, our tempers; and in company, our tongues
Hannah More

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

The pink sheep of the family [on himself]
Alexander McQueen

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

He will never be dull to strangers who joins in sport with his own family.
Titus Maccius Plautus

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

I learned early on that family, as far as my mother and father, were not an option.
Drew Barrymore

All happy families resemble one another, but each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way
Leo Tolstoy

I am hoping that in this year of the family we will go into our families and reconcile differences.
Louis Farrakhan

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

I love each and every one of you but,like my own family, you thrill, you frustrate, you anger.
John Buchanan

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

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

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

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

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

My family is like a sanctuary to me. I always turn to them for support and strength. I take comfort in knowing no matter which path I choose, my family stands behind me.
Benjamin Bratt

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

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

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

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

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

Everyone in my family is in the film business; I knew I wanted to be creative and it was important in my family to be artistic.
Sofia Coppola

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

A plague on eminence! I hardly dare cross the street anymore without a convoy, and I am stared at wherever I go like an idiot member of a royal family or an animal in a zoo; and zoo animals have been known to die from stares.
Igor Stravinsky

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

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

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 was not able to have children up until March; now it's in God's hands. I would love to have a family
Naomi Campbell



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