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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

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

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

The whole world is one family
Sun Yat-sen

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

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

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

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

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

The only person that you can count on is you and your family
Serena Williams

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

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

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 have never said I am against the monarchy. I think they are a harmless, rather odd little family.
George W Bush

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

He and his family now need to have their personal privacy respected [on the Mark Oaten scandal]
Andrew Stunell

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

England is my home. I could never leave. I'd miss my family and friends too much.
Melanie Brown

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

My family is more important than my party.
Zell Miller

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Italians come to ruin most generally in three ways: women, gambling, and farming. My family chose the slowest one.
Pope John XXIII

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

'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

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

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

It's something that my family can finally be proud of. [on his Hollywood career]
Hugh Jackman

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

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

Our people receive the news of his death with a deep sense of grief and loss.

He was a holy champion of the Filipino family and of profound Christian values that make everyone of us contemplate... what is just, moral and sacred in life.
[on Pope John Paul II]
Gloria Arroyo

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

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

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

This is a family show, guys.
Debbie King

My family's a musical family
Erika Takacs



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