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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

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

Alas, how strong a family likeness runs
Edwin Abbott Abbott

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

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

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

Our notion of the perfect society embraces the family as its center and ornament, and this paradise is not secure until children appear to animate and complete the picture.
Amos Bronson Alcott

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

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

The family that prays together stays together
Al Scalpone

I told them to go home, look at their wives and children and say 'How do you think your daddy played today?' I won't be able to look my family in the eye after that.
Stuart Pearce

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

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 pink sheep of the family [on himself]
Alexander McQueen

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The intrigue surrounding the Nelson family is fascinating. Who knows where they come from and what their background is? I'm really looking forward to playing the role.
Thomas Craig

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

My family is more important than my party.
Zell Miller

It has been very disappointing for me to leave Celtic.
But under the circumstances I felt that I had been left with no choice. I had five great years at Celtic under Martin O'Neill. I would like to thank the players and staff for making me and my family so welcome.
Chris Sutton

I just long for the day when I wake up and find that the Saudi royal family are swinging from lamp-posts.
Ken Livingstone

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

My family knew it was good for my career and I would have only had the title Miss Great Britain for another few months anyway.
Danielle Lloyd

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

I would like to apologise for errors of judgement in personal behaviour and for the embarrassment caused, firstly to my family but also to my friends, my constituents and my party.
Mark Oaten

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

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

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

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

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

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

'I ain't no saint, but I've tried never to do anything that would hurt my family or offend God... I figure all any kid needs is hope and the feeling he or she belongs. If I could do or say anything that would give some kid that feeling, I would believe I had contributed something to the world.'
Elvis Presley

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

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

I also know people in the Morrison family, the Wolfson family, the Murdoch family. Remarkably, I know quite a lot of families.
Allan Leighton

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

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



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