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“The important thing is the family. If you can keep the family together - and that's the backbone of our whole business, catering to families - that's what we hope to do.” - Walt Disney
“No matter what you've done for yourself or for humanity, if you can't look back on having given love and attention to your own family, what have you really accomplished?” - Lee Iacocca
“My father was an amazing man. The older I got, the smarter he got.”
"In time of test, family is best." -Burmese Proverb
“A man travels the world over in search of what he needs, and returns home to find it.” - George Moore
“Don't hold your parents up to contempt. After all, you are their son, and it is just possible that you may take after them.” -Evelyn Waugh
“The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life.” -Richard Bach
“He who is taught to live upon little owes more to his father's wisdom than he who has a great deal left him does to his father's care.” -William Penn
“To put the world right in order, we must first put the nation in order; to put the nation in order, we must first put the family in order; to put the family in order, we must first cultivate our personal life; we must first set our hearts right.” - Confucius
“The lack of emotional security of our American young people is due, I believe, to their isolation from the larger family unit. No two people - no mere father and mother - as I have often said, are enough to provide emotional security for a child. He needs to feel himself one in a world of kinfolk, persons of variety in age and temperament, and yet allied to himself by an indissoluble bond which he cannot break if he could, for nature has welded him into it before he was born.” -Pearl S. Buck
“Nothing is so soothing to our self-esteem as to find our bad traits in our forebears. It seems to absolve us.” -Van Wyck Brooks
“When you look at your life, the greatest happinesses are family happinesses.” -Joyce Brothers
“There is great comfort and inspiration in the feeling of close human relationships and its bearing on our mutual fortunes - a powerful force, to overcome the "tough breaks" which are certain to come to most of us from time to time.” - Walt Disney
“Good family life is never an accident but always an achievement by those who share it.” - James H.S. Bossard
“Peace, like charity, begins at home.” -Franklin D. Roosevelt
“Your family and your love must be cultivated like a garden. Time, effort, and imagination must be summoned constantly to keep any relationship flourishing and growing.” -Jim Rohn
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“The only rock I know that stays steady, the only institution I know that works is the family.” -Lee Iacocca
“The father is always a Republican toward his son, and his mother's always a Democrat.” - Robert Frost
“An ounce of blood is worth more than a pound of friendship.”
“No matter what you've done for yourself or for humanity, if you can't look back on having given love and attention to your own family, what have you really accomplished?” -Lee Iacocca
“There is something frightful in the way in which not only characteristic qualities, but particular manifestations of them, are repeated from generation to generation.” - Oliver Wendell Holmes
“A child tells in the street what its father and mother say at home.”
“The family is one of nature's masterpieces.” - George Santayana
“Nobody's family can hang out the sign, "Nothing the matter here."
“Science has established two facts meaningful for human welfare: first, the foundation of the structure of human personality is laid down in early childhood; and second, the chief engineer in charge of this construction is the family.” - Meyer Francis Nimkoff
“What greater thing is there for human souls than to feel that they are joined for life - to be with each other in silent unspeakable memories.”
“To know after absence the familiar street and road and village and house is to know again the satisfaction of home.” -Hal Borland
“No success in public life can compensate for failure in the home.”
“To maintain a joyful family requires much from both the parents and the children. Each member of the family has to become, in a special way, the servant of others.” -Pope John Paul II
“The family is the nucleus of civilization.” -Ariel and Will Durant
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“Family: A social unit where the father is concerned with parking space, the children with outer space, and the mother with closet space.”
“If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance.” -George Bernard Shaw
“As a child my family's menu consisted of two choices: take it, or leave it.” -Buddy Hackett
"Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in." -Robert Frost
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