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family quotes (119)

For all of those willing to help me start a family, I am flattered. I will let you know when I need your help.
Paula Abdul   Category: Family

I realized my family was funny, because nobody ever wanted to leave our house.
Anthony Anderson   Category: Family

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

You leave home to seek your fortune and, when you get it, you go home and share it with your family.
Anita Baker   Category: Family

We love to be with our family and friends and I can tell you that lots of eating will be involved.
Julia Barr   Category: Family

Spend some time this weekend on home improvement; improve your attitude toward your family.
Bo Bennett   Category: Family

As a general thing, when a woman wears the pants in a family, she has a good right to them.
Josh Billings   Category: Family

I love my family.
Manute Bol   Category: Family

Cherish your human connections - your relationships with friends and family.
Barbara Bush   Category: Family

I think togetherness is a very important ingredient to family life.
Barbara Bush   Category: Family

To us, family means putting your arms around each other and being there.
Barbara Bush   Category: Family

One's family is the most important thing in life. I look at it this way: One of these days I'll be over in a hospital somewhere with four walls around me. And the only people who'll be with me will be my family.
Robert Byrd   Category: Family

Maybe there is no actual place called hell. Maybe hell is just having to listen to our grandparents breathe through their noses when they're eating sandwiches.
Jim Carrey   Category: Family

He who is overly attached to his family members experiences fear and sorrow, for the root of all grief is attachment. Thus one should discard attachment to be happy.
Chanakya   Category: Family

Once I got married and had kids, I moved away from romantic roles, because it seemed wrong to have my 3-year-old wondering why Daddy was kissing someone else.
Chevy Chase   Category: Family

When I remember my family, I always remember their backs. They were always indignantly leaving places.
John Cheever   Category: Family

I love children and I get along with them great. It's just that I believe if you're going to be a parent, there has to be something inside you that says, 'I want a family.' I don't feel that sense of urgency.
George Clooney   Category: Family

It's very strange that most people don't care if their knowledge of their family history only goes back three generations.
Doug Coupland   Category: Family

People are pretty forgiving when it comes to other people's families. The only family that ever horrifies you is your own.
Doug Coupland   Category: Family

I don't know if I believe in marriage. I believe in family, love and children.
Penelope Cruz   Category: Family

I have frequently been questioned, especially by women, of how I could reconcile family life with a scientific career. Well, it has not been easy.
Marie Curie   Category: Family

I've always put my family first and that's just the way it is.
Jamie Lee Curtis   Category: Family

I've given it my all. I've done my best. Now, I'm ready with my family to begin the next phase of our lives.
Richard M. Daley   Category: Family

My family comes first. Maybe that's what makes me different from other guys.
Bobby Darin   Category: Family

A woman can take care of the family. It takes a man to provide structure, to provide stability.
Tom DeLay   Category: Family

Family is the most important thing in the world.
Princess Diana   Category: Family

What must it be like for a little boy to read that daddy never loved mummy?
Princess Diana   Category: Family

I would love a family. I'm at the age where the wish for a child gets stronger. But who knows.
Cameron Diaz   Category: Family

A man should never neglect his family for business.
Walt Disney   Category: Family

Family life itself, that safest, most traditional, most approved of female choices, is not a sanctuary: It is, perpetually, a dangerous place.
Margaret Drabble   Category: Family

I never did quite fit the glamour mode. It is life with my husband and family that is my high now.
Patty Duke   Category: Family

The family is the nucleus of civilization.
Will Durant   Category: Family

It takes a lot of work to put together a marriage, to put together a family and a home.
Elizabeth Edwards   Category: Family

It's not that our family has no taste, it's just that our family's taste is inconsistent.
Dave Eggers   Category: Family

Some of the most important conversations I've ever had occurred at my family's dinner table.
Bob Ehrlich   Category: Family

If we abandon marriage, we abandon the family.
Michael Enzi   Category: Family

One of the things that binds us as a family is a shared sense of humor.
Ralph Fiennes   Category: Family

Both within the family and without, our sisters hold up our mirrors: our images of who we are and of who we can dare to be.
Elizabeth Fishel   Category: Family

Family is not an important thing, it's everything.
Michael J. Fox   Category: Family

The greatest thing in family life is to take a hint when a hint is intended-and not to take a hint when a hint isn't intended.
Robert Frost   Category: Family

I don't think anyone has a normal family.
Edward Furlong   Category: Family

A woman should be home with the children, building that home and making sure there's a secure family atmosphere.
Mel Gibson   Category: Family

Insanity runs in my family. It practically gallops.
Cary Grant   Category: Family

Dignity is not negotiable. Dignity is the honor of the family.
Vartan Gregorian   Category: Family

If one is desperate for love, I suggest looking at one's friends and family and see if love is all around. If not, get a new set of friends, a new family.
Jasmine Guy   Category: Family

In every conceivable manner, the family is link to our past, bridge to our future.
Alex Haley   Category: Family

When you start about family, about lineage and ancestry, you are talking about every person on earth.
Alex Haley   Category: Family

I am the family face; flesh perishes, I live on.
Thomas Hardy   Category: Family

The foundation of family - that's where it all begins for me.
Faith Hill   Category: Family

When I was younger, my family would go camping and fishing on our ranches. My dad loves being around all kinds of animals. He's the one who got me to be a really big animal lover.
Paris Hilton   Category: Family

The only rock I know that stays steady, the only institution I know that works, is the family.
Lee Iacocca   Category: Family

I am the baby in the family, and I always will be. I am actually very happy to have that position. But I still get teased. I don't mind that.
Janet Jackson   Category: Family

I'll never stop dreaming that one day we can be a real family, together, all of us laughing and talking, loving and understanding, not looking at the past but only to the future.
LaToya Jackson   Category: Family

When I'm ready, I plan to adopt. I still believe in family.
LaToya Jackson   Category: Family

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

I grew up in a very religious family. I could read the Qu'ran easily at the age of five.
Akhmad Kadyrov   Category: Family

If a country is to be corruption free and become a nation of beautiful minds, I strongly feel there are three key societal members who can make a difference. They are the father, the mother and the teacher.
Abdul Kalam   Category: Family

Women's natural role is to be a pillar of the family.
Grace Kelly   Category: Family

My father used to play with my brother and me in the yard. Mother would come out and say, "You're tearing up the grass"; "We're not raising grass," Dad would reply. "We're raising boys".
Harmon Killebrew   Category: Family

I stay in tune with my family and God.
Regina King   Category: Family

I have these visions of myself being thirty, thirty-five, forty having a family.
Nastassja Kinski   Category: Family

I grew up in a big family with a lot of kids around, and I definitely want to have children as well.
Heidi Klum   Category: Family

There are things that you cannot talk to your mother and father about, there are things that you cannot talk to your children about.
Shirley Knight   Category: Family

God did not intend the human family to be wafted to heaven on flowery beds of ease.
Frank Knox   Category: Family

The love of family and the admiration of friends is much more important than wealth and privilege.
Charles Kuralt   Category: Family

When trouble comes, it's your family that supports you.
Guy Lafleur   Category: Family

For me, nothing has ever taken precedence over being a mother and having a family and a home.
Jessica Lange   Category: Family

I am tortured when I am away from my family, from my children. I am horribly guilt-ridden.
Jessica Lange   Category: Family

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

The attempt to redefine the family as a purely voluntary arrangement grows out of the modern delusion that people can keep all their options open all the time.
Christopher Lasch   Category: Family