Best Family Quotes
What makes a quote the best family quote, or a better question to ask is what
makes one's family the best? Is there such a thing as a perfect family? Read the
words of wisdom offered by others on these questions.
While at work, keep a picture of your family on your desk.
This reminds you that there is another world of yours at home.
M. K. Soni
Like all the best families, we have our share of eccentricities,
of impetuous and wayward youngsters and of family disagreements.
Queen Elizabeth II
We start with our family, we may stray as life goes on but we all end
up with our family - appreciate them!
You must read to your children and you must hug your children and
you must love your children. Your success as a family, our success as a society, depends not on what happens in the White House, but on what happens inside your house.
I can't imagine moving out of this life without leaving behind a healthy
family - not a perfect family, but generations who will continue to
love each other. Our family isn't perfect, but I couldn't be more thrilled with every one of them. Best of all, we enjoy each other.
Gary Smalley, Let's Do Family Together
Children crave to feel needed, valued, and recognized as a part of the family.
To a child, belonging means to feel noticed, included, accepted and loved.
Richard O'Keef, How to Get Kids to Behave
Many just attribute an unhappy marriage to their inability to persuade,
but a marriage and a family is about compromise, understanding, and effort.
Dr. Rachel Venturini, How to Persuade
Set goals with your family also. Help children learn this process early in life.
Meir Liraz, How to Improve Your Leadership and Management Skills
One of the greatest ways to lead your family is to be vulnerable
enough to show your emotion. This doesn't mean you need to be out
of control, but it does require you to be authentic.
Jerrad Lopes, Step Up
Teenagers can also be good decision makers at home.
When there is a family discussion happening, make sure you include
your teenager in the discussion if the topic is healthy enough to involve them.
Marvin Ryan, Self Esteem
In fact, if we admit it, most of us have never bothered to stop for
a moment and think what we want our family to look like, or more
accurately, with what kind of values we would like to characterize our family.
Nurit Levi, Change Your Child`s Negative Behavior
People often stop learning about each other because they feel like
they already know all there is to know. Family is notorious for this.
C.J. Kruse, Her 28 Day Marriage Challenge
In our families, parents save so their kids will have a great foundation
for living a better life; because they love them.
Pinkie Bagele Taolo, The Letter
Love and Life
There is no such thing as a perfect family. Behind every door there are
issues, the difference is accepting and encouraging each family member
as they are not as we would like them to be.
Families are the first in our lives, as we grow we drift a bit
but always returning to those who love, encourage, and support us the most,
When your children are in college, don't treat them as 8-year olds any more.
Think of them as young adults and try to maintain a healthy relationship
so you'll be a close family five years from now.
Lee Binz, Senior Year Step-by-Step
Because parents are the linchpins of your relationship with your
grandchild understanding family relationships and how to deal with them successfully is critically important to being an effective grandparent.
Arthur Kornhaber M.D., The Grandparent Guide
A few dollars can make the difference to what a family will be able to
afford. When you buy food in bulk, it works to reduce the cost of food
and helps you to buy more.
John Michaels, Learn How To Give On The Cheap
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Funny Family Quotes
Families are funny and these quotes reflect just that. We are sure you
can relate to some of these quotes and they will leave you with a smile.
Families are like fudge... mostly sweet with a few nuts.
The optimum number of children in a family, the number that's most likely
to ensure that your family is a happy one, is the number of children
you have right now.
Linda Blair, Siblings
No one's family is normal. Normalcy is a lie invented by advertising
agencies to make the rest of us feel inferior.
Funny Quotes about Life
The great advantage of living in a large family is that early lesson of life's essential unfairness.
You are born into your family and your family is born into you.
No returns. No exchanges.
Family: A social unit where the father is concerned with parking space,
the children with outer space, and the mother with closet space.
Quotes That Make You Smile
As a child my family's menu consisted of two choices: take it or leave it.
Soup is a lot like a family. Each ingredient enhances the others;
each batch has its own characteristics; and it needs time to simmer
to reach full flavor.
Inspirational Family Quotes
Be inspired by these family quotes. Sometimes we all can use a bit of inspiration
and some positive words when it comes to family.
Family life contributes immensely to an individual's happiness.
Only in a happy homelife can complete contentment be found.
Dorothea S. Koppliln
No matter the family and who or what they are made of,
a family's a family when they all come from love.
April Claxton, Goodnight Just The Same
What better word summarizes the relationship between children,
parents and grandparents? Even in the midst of conflict, confusion
and miscommunications, we can thank the Lord through faith that
we are blessed to be a family.
Rich Bimler, Grandparents: Play, Pray, Proclaim
Some of the most important conversations I've ever had occurred
at my family's dinner table.
We get married to feel the blissful belonging and love of family life,
and we feel happy amid of our loved ones and children.
Subhashree Rout, Live Your Balanced Life Now
My family. I realized they are the most important part of my life.
Throughout the year I had many challenges, but my family were always
there offering support and encouragement.
This is part of what a family is about, not just love.
It's knowing that your family will be there watching out for you.
Nothing else will give you that. Not money. Not fame. Not work.
The great gift of family life is to be intimately acquainted with people
you might never even introduce yourself to, had life not done it for you.
Family life is full of major and minor crisis - the ups and downs of health,
success and failure in career, marriage, and divorce- and all kinds
With all of these felt details, life etches itself into memory and personality.
It's difficult to imagine anything more nourishing to the soul.
My family provided me with the proper information and inspiration
for me to overcome the challenge of blindness.
"That is not to say that children who feel jealousy or who act
out of jealousy have poor family values (after all jealousy is a completely normal emotion,) but it is important to stress family values with a child who is experiencing jealousy to try to help them to understand why their behavior may not be acceptable."
Sophie Banks, On Children and Jealousy
Not only has there been a change in the nature of aging,
there have also been huge changes in family life over the past 50 or so years.
These too impact on the grandmothering role, and challenge the stereotypes
of older women.
Doreen Rosenthal, New Age Nanas Being a Grandmother in the 21st Century
Families need a media that represents the diversity of their audiences,
that encourages imaginative play and shared learning among family
members and that minimizes oppressive, stereotyped, and
Gee Elisabeth; Lori M. Takeuchi; Ellen Wartella, Children and Families in the Digital Age
Special people in our life sometimes can become our family,
it doesn't mean they have to be blood related, it means appreciating
those who care and love you.
B. B. Butler
Famous Family Quotes
Read the thoughts of famous people about families.
In the family, happiness is in the ratio in which each is serving the others,
seeking one another's good, and bearing one another's burdens.
Henry Ward Beecher
God's dream is that you and I and all of us will realize that we
are family, that we are made for togetherness, for goodness,
and for compassion.
I know why families were created with all their imperfections.
They humanize you. They are made to make you forget yourself
occasionally, so that the beautiful balance of life is not destroyed.
Of all the rocks upon which we build our lives, we are reminded
today that family is the most important.
President Barack Obama
. . . though our family life was simple, I wasn't aware that we were poor.
Maybe we didn't have many possessions, but we never went hungry,
were cold, or lacked love.
Yanni, Yanni in Words
Sister is probably the most competitive relationship within the family, but once the sisters are grown, it becomes the strongest relationship.
"The family is the corner stone of our society. More than any other force
it shapes the attitude, the hopes, the ambitions, and the values of the child.
Lyndon Baines Johnson
No family is perfect, but God can rebuild broken walls and restore
By the grace of God we must do all we can to keep families
strong and full of the hope that comes from fulfilling God's ideal.
Dr David Jeremiah
"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 the others.
Pope John Paul II
A person's family life and home environment have a huge impact
on how their personalities and priorities are formed.
Florian Hewitt, Einstein: Famous Scientist, Committed Pacifist, And Timeless Genius