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Positive Quotes about Family

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Every child comes with the message
that God is not yet discouraged of man.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Related topics: Inspirational Spiritual Live-By Relationship

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson PHOTO

A happy family is but an earlier heaven.
- George Bernard Shaw PHOTO

To the people who love you,
you are beautiful already.
This is not because they're
blind to your shortcomings
but because they so clearly see your soul.
- Victoria Moran

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Nothing you do for a child is ever wasted.
- Garrison Keillor

Let parents bequeath to their children
not riches, but the spirit of reverence.
- Plato

Our loved ones -
whether by blood, by marriage, or by choice -
are delicate treasures.
If we hold them too close, they break -
as a butterfly would.
By honoring and enjoying
the freedom of our loved ones,
we gain our own freedom.
Have the courage to trust that
the beautiful butterflies of your life
will return - or not - as life intends.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

Your greatest gift to your family and friends is yourself -
your relaxed, happy, and fully-present self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sisters are different flowers from the same garden.
- Anonymous

Mother is the name for God
in the lips and hearts of little children.
- William Makepeace Thackeray

The ache for home lives in all of us,
the safe place where we can
go as we are and not be questioned.
- Maya Angelou

He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother.
- Roe Fulkerson

Our opportunity is to Soar our Spirit.
To see Light and Joy in everything.
To spread our wings and fly boldly.
To give thanks for rainbows and butterflies -
our symbols of renewal and rebirth.
To offer daily Thanksgiving - for ourselves, our family,
our friends, our community, for the whole world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You are my Family
- Karen Drucker

Nobody has ever asked the nuclear family to live
all by itself in a box the way we do.
With no relatives, no support,
we've put it in an impossible situation.
- Margaret Mead

One of the sanest, surest, and most generous joys of life
comes from being happy over the good fortune of others.
- Robert A. Heinlein

The final forming of a person's character
lies in their own hands.
- Anne Frank

Consider a new beginning with your family -
choose to take them less seriously.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sister is probably the most competitive
relationship within the family,
but once the sisters are grown,
it becomes the strongest relationship.
- Margaret Mead

What can you do to promote world peace?
Go home and love your family.
- Mother Teresa

Kindness is the light that dissolves
all walls between souls, families, and nations.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

Live so that when your children think of fairness,
caring and integrity, they think of you.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree
is the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other.
- Burton Hills

The magic words for a great family are,
"I love you just the way you are."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You don't choose your family.
They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.
- Desmond Tutu

We find delight in the beauty and happiness of children
that makes the heart too big for the body.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Children are born innocent.
Before they are domesticated they live in the moment,
love without fear, and don't even think about the opinions of others.
- don Miguel Ruiz

You are my home - the place to which I always return.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sometimes, our family's most important job
is reminding us how unimportant we are.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The hardest of all, is learning to be
a well of affection, and not a fountain,
to show them that we love them,
not when we feel like it, but when they do.
- Nan Fairbrother

You are my family because I CHOOSE you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There are two lasting bequests we can give our children
One is roots, the other is wings.
- Hodding Carter

No love, no friendship can cross the path of our destiny
without leaving some mark on it forever.
- Francois Muriac

For a happy marriage,
love and accept your spouse just the way they are.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What is our family?
We touch our full hearts and see ourselves
reflected whole in each other's eyes.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

When your whole family is loving and supportive, it is a great blessing.
But when family members are indifferent or hostile, release your expectations,
and find the love and support you need elsewhere.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

And when our baby stirs and struggles to be born
it compels humility: what we began is now its own.
- Margaret Mead

If you have only one smile in you,
give it to the people you love.
Don't be surly at home,
then go out in the street
and start grinning good morning
at total strangers.
- Maya Angelou

Tell me whom you live with,
and I will tell you who you are.
- Spanish Proverb

A house is not a home unless it
contains food and fire
for the mind as well as the body.
- Benjamin Franklin

A mother is one to whom you hurry when you are troubled.
- Emily Dickinson

For the very first time the young are
seeing history being made
before it is censored by their elders.
- Margaret Mead

Don't prepare the path for the child,
prepare the child for the path.
- Anonymous

A mother is not a person to lean on,
but a person to make leaning unnecessary.
- Dorothy Canfield Fisher

A child miseducated is a child lost.
- John F. Kennedy

How paramount the future is to the present
when one is surrounded by children.
- Charles Darwin

Unlike grown-ups, children have little need to deceive themselves.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

If you get frustrated by some of your family,
focus on the good aspects of your relationship
and attempt to overlook the irritations.
Then give thanks for everyone who plays a part in your life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Home is where our loved ones are.
Home is not a structure, but the place that we feel comfortable,
the place we belong - the place of our loved ones.
A palace is not a home without loved ones.
A shack or an open field can be paradise
when shared with a loving family.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I soothe my conscience now with the thought that
it is better for hard words to be on paper
than that Mummy should carry them in her heart.
- Anne Frank

Moral authority is never retained by
any attempt to hold on to it.
It comes without seeking and
is retained without effort.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

No one has yet realized the wealth of sympathy,
the kindness and generosity hidden in the soul of a child.
The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure.
- Emma Goldman

It is a wise father that knows his own child.
- William Shakespeare

The heart of a mother is a deep abyss
at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.
- Honore de Balzac

I think, at a child's birth,
if a mother could ask a fairy godmother
to endow it with the most useful gift,
that gift should be curiosity.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Big sisters are the crabgrass in the lawn of life.
- Linus Van Pelt in Charles M. Schulz' Peanuts cartoon

Children are educated by what the grown-up is
and not by his talk.
- Carl Jung

If we are to teach real peace in this world,
and if we are to carry on a real war against war,
we shall have to begin with the children.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Be careful to leave your sons well instructed rather than rich,
for the hopes of the instructed
are better than the wealth of the ignorant.
- Epictetus

Youngsters need good models more than they need critics.
- John Wooden

God could not be everywhere, so he created mothers.
- Jewish Proverb

All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.
- Abraham Lincoln

If there is anything that we wish to change in the child,
we should first examine it and see whether it is
not something that could better be changed in ourselves.
- Carl Jung

The most interesting information comes from children,
for they tell all they know and then stop.
- Mark Twain

The most important thing a father
can do for his children
is to love their mother.
- Henry Ward Beecher

Many societies have educated their male children
on the simple device of teaching them not to be women.
- Margaret Mead

As long as any adult thinks that he,
like the parents and teachers of old,
can become introspective,
invoking his own youth to understand
the youth before him,
he is lost.
- Margaret Mead

Let us honor all children,
and put ourselves into service
preparing a magnificent
earthly home for future generations.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A son is a son till he takes him a wife,
a daughter is a daughter all of her life.
- Irish Traditional

We are now at a point where we must educate our children
in what no one knew yesterday,
and prepare our schools for what no one knows yet.
- Margaret Mead

The solution to adult problems tomorrow
depends in large measure upon
how our children grow up today.
- Margaret Mead


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