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Family Quotes

These are some of the best 'Family' quotations and sayings.

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"A family without government," says Matthew Henry, "is like a house without a roof, exposed to every wind that blows." - He might better have said, like a house in flames, a scene of confusion, and commonly too hot to live in.

"The last word" is the most dangerous of infernal machines; and husband and wife should no more fight to get it than they would struggle for the possession of a lighted bomb shell.

[A mother] discovers with great delight that one does not love one's children just because they are one's children but because of the friendship formed while raising them.

A child prodigy is one with highly imaginative parents.

A friend is someone who knows all about you and loves you just the same.

A friend might well be reckoned the masterpiece of nature.

A happy family is but an earlier heaven.

A house without a roof would scarcely be a more different home, than a family unsheltered by God's friendship, and the sense of being always rested in His providential care and guidance.

A mother's love for her child is like nothing else in the world. It knows no aw, no pity, it dares all things and crushes down remorselessly all that stands in its path.

A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.

A scout is a boy who dresses like a schmuck. A scoutmaster is a schmuck who dresses like a boy.

Adolescence is when children start trying to bring up their parents.

Adults are always asking kids what they want to be when they grow up because they are looking for ideas.

Adults are just children who earn money.

All of us collect fortunes when we are children. A fortune of colors, of lights, and darkness, of movement, of tensions. Some of us have the fantastic chance to go back to his fortune when grown up.

As long as I continue to hear "normal" people telling me I am too childish, I know I'm doing just fine.

Ask your child what he wants for dinner only if he's buying.

Babies are such a nice way to start people.

Big sisters are the crab grass in the lawn of life.

Blessed be childhood, which brings down something of heaven into the midst of our rough earthliness.

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