Family Quotes

Total commitment to family and total commitment to career is possible, but fatiguing.

Muriel Fox

As a single withered tree, if set aflame, causes a whole forest to burn, so does a rascal son destroy a whole family.

Chanakya

They still believe in God, the family, angels, witches, goblins, logic, clarity, punctuation, and other obsolete stuff.

Isaac Bashevis Singer

The resentment that criticism engenders can demoralize employees, family members and friends, and still not correct the situation that has been condemned.

Dale Carnegie

Employee fathers need to step up to the plate and put their family needs on the table.

James Levine

Whatever happens with wrestling, my family comes first. Wrestling`s in my blood, but my family`s in my heart

Hulk Hogan

Strangers are just family you have yet to come to know.

Albom, Mitch

Evening the playing field for women workers is a matter of fairness and with women now providing a significant share of their family's income, it is a family issue.

Rosa DeLauro

I was honestly very nervous of Constance Wheatcroft. And I wasn't the only one. Her entire family was afraid of her. Dogs were afraid of her. Bindweed in the hedge would wither as she passed; birds would forget their nesting instincts and fly back to north Africa at the sound of her hideous cries.

Tom Baker

Our lives are a mixture of different roles. Most of us are doing the best we can to find whatever the right balance is . . . For me, that balance is family, work, and service.

Hillary Rodham Clinton

When men take pleasure in feeling their minds elevated with strong drink, and so indulge their appetite as to disorder their understandings, neglect their duty as members of a family or civil society, and cast off all regard to religion, their case is much to be pitied.

John Woolman

I will never make my family perfect, but I will make it better everyday.

Wes Fessler

Feminism is a socialist, anti-family, political movement that encourages women to leave their husbands, kill their children, practice witchcraft, destroy capitalism and become lesbians.

Pat Robertson

My family is a part of my life and everything is all a mixture of enjoyment.

Davy Jones

And I used to assemble the family to hear because I thought that they were so good that even from the point of view of enjoyment people shouldn't miss them, and I got every word of his that I could, and I could see by hard argument there was only the one way for it.

Ruth Pitter

Happy or unhappy, families are all mysterious. We have only to imagine how differently we would be described - and will be, after our deaths - by each of the family members who believe they know us.

Gloria Steinem

All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way

Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

Liberals tend to put the onus of your success on society and conservatives on you and your family.

Dennis Prager

I think that public service is tough on a family - no ifs, ands, buts about it. I have my own personal wishes, but they're not always front and center.

Maria Shriver

An honest man can feel no pleasure in the exercise of power over his fellow citizens . . . There has never been a moment of my life in which I should have relinquished for it the enjoyments of my family, my farm, my friends and books.

Thomas Jefferson

Happy is said to be the family which can eat onions together. They are, for the time being, separate, from the world, and have a harmony of aspiration.

Charles Dudley Warner

A growing awareness of the depth of popular attachment to the family has led some liberals to concede that family is not just a buzzword for reaction.

Christopher Lasch

I've made all my money on my own without my family and I work very hard, ... Just listening to my father . . . So just basically following that and following my heart.

Paris Hilton

I have always made my own rules, in poetry as in life - though I have tried of late to cooperate more with my family. I do, however, believe that without order or pattern poetry is useless.

Anne Stevenson
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