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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The family spirit has rendered man carnivorous.
Francis Picabia

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

It is essential that we understand people for who they are as individuals and not the public perception of them or their family and past.
Clement Freud

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

My family is more important than my party.
Zell Miller

As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live.
Pope John Paul II

When you are in the family... you have more rights than when you are asking to join and knocking on the door
Jacques Chirac

Women's liberation, if it abolishes the patriarchal family, will abolish a necessary substructure of the authoritarian state, and once that withers away Marx will have come true willy-nilly, so let's get on with it.
Germaine Greer

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Even good things can hurt you if you do them to the point of neglecting family, friends, or other interests.
June Wilkinson

All I care is that my family, and my loved ones, understand me. Or that they understand me to a degree - I don't understand me very much. And I don't need the world to understand me. That is the most egocentric thing.
Andrea Corr

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

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

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

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

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

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

This is a family show, guys.
Debbie King

Far from being the basis of the good society, the family, with its narrow privacy and tawdry secrets, is the source of all our discontents.
Sir Edmund Leach

It's weird not to have the OC any more. I miss my friends on the show. I cried the last day. It was like a family.
Rachel Bilson

He's got a young family and he had a fantastic future in front of him. It's everyone's worst nightmare and puts everything into perspective. [on Paul Hunter]
Stephen Hendry

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

'If someone were to harm my family or a friend or somebody I love, I would eat them. I might end up in jail for 500 years, but I would eat them.'
Johnny Depp



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