Family Quotes

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Family means no one gets left behind or forgotten.
David Ogden Stiers
Every father should remember that one day his son will follow his example instead of his advice.
Unknown Author
Nothing counts so much as family, the rest are just strangers.
Gene Hackman in Wyatt Earp
The family. We were a strange little band of characters trudging through life sharing diseases and toothpaste, coveting one another's desserts, hiding shampoo, borrowing money, locking each other out of our rooms, inflicting pain and kissing to heal it in the same instant, loving, laughing, defending, and trying to figure out the common thread that bound us all together. 
Erma Bombeck
A family is a unit composed not only of children but of men, women, an occasional animal, and the common cold.
Ogden Nash
A tree is known by its fruit.
The complete family is a family that consists of three generations.
Daniel Seker
The family - that dear octopus from whose tentacles we never quite escape, nor, in our inmost hearts, ever quite wish to.
Dodie Smith
It is not flesh and blood but the heart which makes us fathers and sons.
Johann Schiller
Other things may change us, but we start and end with the family.
Anthony Brandt
What good mothers and fathers instinctively feel like doing for their babies is usually best after all.
Benjamin Spock
Family, nature and health all go together. 
Olivia Newton-John
A family is a little kingdom, torn with factions and exposed to revolutions.
Samuel Johnson
One's family is the most important thing in life. I look at it this way: One of these days I'll be over in a hospital somewhere with four walls around me. And the only people who'll be with me will be my family.
Robert Byrd
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
Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible -- the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family.
Virginia Satir
My father used to play with my brother and me in the yard. Mother would come out and say, "You're tearing up the grass"; "We're not raising grass," Dad would reply. "We're raising boys".
Harmon Killebrew
We don't need sugar, flour or rice or anything else. We just want to see our dear ones.
Hafiz of Persia
A happy family is but an earlier heaven.
George Bernard Shaw
The family is a haven in a heartless world.
Christopher Lasch
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