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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

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

Leave the matter of religion to the family altar, the church, and the private school, supported entirely by private contributions. Keep the church and state forever separate.
Ulysses S Grant

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

Our lives are a mixture of different roles. Most of us are doing the best we can to find whatever the right balance is... For me, that balance is family, work, and service.
Hilary Clinton

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

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

Alas, how strong a family likeness runs
Edwin Abbott Abbott

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

Here's to your good health, and your family's good health, and may you all live long and prosper
Washington Irving

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

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

I'll keep it short and sweet - Family. Religion. Friendship. These are the three demons you must slay if you wish to succeed in business.
Montgomery Burns

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

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

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

My family's a musical family
Erika Takacs

A king is a thing men have made for their own sakes, for quietness sake. Just as in a family one man is appointed to buy the meat.
John Selden

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 am not of French extraction. Nor are my origins German. My father's forbears came from Northern Ireland, and my mother's family was Scottish.
Paul Getty

This is a family show, guys.
Debbie King

The whole world is one family
Sun Yat-sen

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

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

A woman can take care of the family.
Tom DeLay

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

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

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

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

A family's photograph album is generally about the extended family and, often, is all that remains of it.
Susan Sontag

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

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

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

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

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

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

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
Anonymous

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 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

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

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



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