Quotes with family
I have been called a nun with a switchblade where my privacy is concerned. I think there's a point where one says, that's for family, that's for me.
I've worked with a lot of great glamorous girls in movies and the theater. And I'll admit, I've often thought it would be wonderful to be a femme fatale. But then I'd always come back to thinking that if they only had what I've had - a family, real love, an anchor - they would have been so much happier during all the hours when the marquees and the floodlights are dark.
Our whole family assembles in Chicago at Christmas and usually in Aspen in the summer.
Contrary to popular opinion, America's family-owned and privately held corporations are not being destroyed by confiscarry taxation, ruthless competitors, unproductive labor, technological change, or insidious regulation. Family businesses fail because they allow themselves to be destroyed, slowly but surely, by the inaction of their owner/managers. The businesses fail because, more often than not, these people never make the decisions needed to ensure the vitality of their companies in an ever-changing, ever more complex world. Family business owners typically fail to recognize the needs of the future in managing their businesses.
We had a singing family. If we'd been in Appalachia, we would have been a Country & Western family. We had all that inbreeding, too - the Second World War was quite a time.
Friends are God's way of apologizing for your family.
The Power of Intention: Learning to Co-create Your World Your Way
As you cherish the things most worthwhile in your family life, cherish the things most worthwhile in your company.
In a family argument, if it turns out you are right, apologize at once!
I made the Holy Family as real as the folks next door.
The reason for her success, in her own words.
There is plenty of peace in any home where the family doesn't make the mistake of trying to get together.
Mankind is a great, an immense family. This is proved by what we feel in our hearts at Christmas.
As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live.
Marriage is an act of will that signifies and involves a mutual gift, which unites the spouses and binds them to their eventual souls, with whom they make up a sole family - a domestic church.
The great danger for family life, in the midst of any society whose idols are pleasure, comfort and independence, lies in the fact that people close their hearts and become selfish.
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.
This is a sad time for all people. We have suffered a loss that cannot be weighed. For me, it is a deep personal tragedy. I know that the world shares the sorrow that Mrs. Kennedy and her family bear. I will do my best. That is all I can do. I ask for your help -- and God's.
First public statement as President delivered upon arriving at Andrews Air Force Base on the evening of John F. Kennedy's assassination, November 22, 1963.
Writing can be a very solitary business. It's you sat at a desk typing words into a computer. It can get lonely sometimes and lots of writers live quite isolated lives. Even when they're with other people they're in their own little worlds. I'm fortunate in that I'm a lecturer too and this gets me out and about and away from the computer. I also have loads of friends all around the world, plus a core group of special people in my life that I can lean on, chat to, or just hang with. My family and loved ones are also a great antidote to this. They're incredibly important to me and I count myself a lucky man because of them.
Interview, Summer 2003. Retrieved from http://www.shadow-writer.co.uk/interv4.html on May 20, 2013.
The family has always used the correct French pronunciation which is lohse. However, I myself pronounce my name as if it were spelled luce, since most people pronounce it that way and it was too much trouble to correct them.
Timidity, shyness, and self-consciousness belong to the same family.
Pushing to the Front or, Success Under Difficulties (1894)
The family unit plays a critical role in our society and in the training of the generation to come.
There is no surer means of calling down God's blessing upon the family than the daily recitation of the Rosary.
Stereotypes about women’s domestic roles are reinforced by parallel stereotypes presuming a lack of domestic responsibilities for men. Because employers continued to regard the family as the woman’s domain, they often denied men similar accommodations or discouraged them from taking leave. These mutually reinforcing stereotypes created a self-fulfilling cycle of discrimination that forced women to continue to assume the role of primary family caregiver, and fostered employers’ stereotypical views about women’s commitment to work and their value as employees.
Nevada Dep't of Human Resources v. Hibbs, 538 U.S. 721 (2003)
The place of the father in the modern suburban family is a very small one -- particularly if he plays golf, which he usually does.
Introduction to The New Generation (1930)
Whatever he does should be seen as working at the Presidency and if he goes to Colorado for Christmas, it should be for a minimum amount of time, the family tradition and family get-together aspect emphasized, and it be seen as a working vacation.
The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree: the presence of a family all wrapped up in each other.
The key to your happiness is to own your slippers, own who you are, own how you look, own your family, own the talents you have, and own the ones you don’t. If you keep saying your slippers aren’t yours, then you’ll die searching, you’ll die bitter, always feeling you were promised more. Not only our actions, but also our omissions, become our destiny.
Cutting for Stone
God, how I hate solemn funerals. When I die, take me into a room and burn me. Then my family and a few good friends should get together, have a few good belts, and talk about the crazy old time we all had together.
I have made terrible mistakes. I have not been honest with myself, my family, my constituents, my friends and supporters and the media.
A former congressman on his sexting habit
It’s something very personal, a very important thing. Hell! It’s a family motto. Are you ready Jerry? I wanna make sure you’re ready, brother. Here it is: Show me the money. SHOW! ME! THE! MONEY! Jerry, it is such a pleasure to say that! Say it with me one time, Jerry.
Jerry Maguire (1996). By Rod Tidwell.
There's an evolutionary imperative why we give a crap about our family and friends. And there's an evolutionary imperative why we don't give a crap about anybody else. If we loved all people indiscriminately, we couldn't function.
House, TB or Not TB. By Dr. Gregory House.