Quotes on Love And Family

At the end of the day, a loving family should find everything forgivable. Mark V. Olsen

Family love is messy, clinging, and of an annoying and repetitive pattern, like bad wallpaper. P. J. O'Rourke

When you get . . . to the end, you see that love and family are all there is. Nothing else matters. Kristin Hannah

No man has ever lived that had enough of children's gratitude or woman's love. William Butler Yeats

If the family were a fruit, it would be an orange, a circle of sections, held together but separable - each segment distinct. Letty Cottin Pogrebin

Family faces are magic mirrors. Looking at people who belong to us, we see the past, present and future. Gail Buckley

If you don't believe in ghosts, you've never been to a family reunion. Ashleigh Brilliant

The family is a haven in a heartless world. Christopher Lasch

The great advantage of living in a large family is that early lesson of life's essential unfairness. Nancy Mitford

In family life, love is the oil that eases friction, the cement that binds closer together, and the music that brings harmony. Eva Burrows

When our relatives are at home, we have to think of all their good points or it would be impossible to endure them. George Bernard Shaw

The thing about family disasters is that you never have to wait long before the next one puts the previous one into perspective. Robert Breault

Family life is a bit like a runny peach pie - not perfect but who's complaining? Robert Breault

Family: A social unit where the father is concerned with parking space, the children with outer space, and the mother with closet space. Evan Esar

Real value isn't in what you own, drive, wear or live. The greater value is found in love and life, health and strength, friends and family! T D Jakes

When Mother Teresa received the Nobel Prize, she was asked, "What can we do to promote world peace?" She answered "Go home and love your family. Mother Teresa

The point is, you have family and friends who love you. You have a world out there just waiting for you to conquer it. You have a life that will be anything you make it. That's the point. Malorie Blackman

It's the one thing we can all relate to no matter what religion, what color, what nationality: we can all relate to sex and love. Enrique Iglesias

I have always looked at life as a voyage, mostly wonderful, sometimes frightening. In my family and friends I have discovered treasure more valuable than gold. Jimmy Buffett

In some families, please is described as the magic word. In our house, however, it was sorry. Margaret Laurence

Life without thankfulness is devoid of love and passion. Hope without thankfulness is lacking in fine perception. Faith without thankfulness lacks strength and fortitude. Every virtue divorced from thankfulness is maimed and limps along the spiritual road. John Henry Jowett

Love for family and friends, great as it may be, is much more profound when anchored in the love of Jesus Christ. Parental love for children has more meaning here and hereafter because of Him. All loving relationships are elevated in Him. Love of our Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ provides the illumination, inspiration, and motivation to love others in a loftier way. Russell M Nelson

All families are psychotic. Everybody has basically the same family - it's just reconfigured slightly different from one to the next. Douglas Coupland

If a child lives with acceptance and friendship, he learns to find love in the world Dorothy Nolte

Even so husbands should love their wives as their own bodies. He who loves his wife loves himself. Paul the Apostle

Of those who really love their sons, few know how to do it. Some spoil them when they are young, and then quarrel with them when they are grown up, for having been spoiled; some love them like mothers, and attend only to the bodily health and strength of the hopes of their family, solemnize his birthday, and rejoice, like the subjects of the Great Mogul, at the increase of his bulk: while others, minding, as they think, only essentials, take pains and pleasure to see in their heir, all their favourite weaknesses and imperfections. Lord Chesterfield

We attempt to remember our collective American childhood, the way it was, but what we often remember is a combination of real past, pieces reshaped by bitterness and love, and, of course, the video past-the portrayals of family life on such television programs as "Leave it to Beaver" and "Father Knows Best" and all the rest. Richard Louv

Our most basic institution of family desperately needs help and support from the extended family and the public institutions that surround us. Brothers and sisters, aunts and uncles, grandparents and cousins can make a powerful difference in the lives of children. Remember that the expression of love and encouragement from an extended family member will often provide the right influence and help a child at a critical time. M Russell Ballard

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

Where does the family start? It starts with a young man falling in love with a girl - no superior alternative has yet been found. Winston Churchill

Mary Matalin and James Carville have given me more hope when it comes to love and relationships than any romance book or chick flick ever. Meghan McCain

Following revelations that he fathered a love child, the good Reverend Jesse Jackson - or should we say the 'very' good Reverend - is enduring the scandal with the help of family and friends. A scandal which gives clearer meaning to the Rainbow Coalition's Operation 'Push'. Jon Stewart

Marriage is our last, best chance to grow up. Joseph Barth

Success leaves clues, Proximity is power. Love your family, CHOOSE your peers. Tony Robbins

Love and work, work and love...that's all there is. Sigmund Freud

Dignity and love do not blend. Suzanne Curchod

The life and love we create is the life and love we live. Leo Buscaglia

Love your family, work super hard, live your passion. Gary Vaynerchuk

We do not develop habits of genuine love automatically. We learn by watching effective role models - most specifically by observing how our parents express love for each other day in and day out. Josh Mcdowell

if you are a stepparent, rush right out and get yourself a dog. Because it's very nice to have someone in the house that loves you. Delia Ephron

Surrender is not that you should give up your family, give up your children, or give up your houses and homes and your properties. Surrendering is here: give up your ego to begin with and then give up your conditionings. Nirmala Srivastava

Imagine life is a game in which you are juggling five balls. The balls are called work, family, health, friends, and integrity. And you're keeping all of them in the air. But one day you finally come to understand that work is a rubber ball. If you drop it, it will bounce back. The other four balls...are made of glass. If you drop one of these, it will be irrevocably scuffed, nicked, perhaps even shattered. James Patterson

I promise that if you will keep your journals and records, they will indeed be a source of great inspiration to your families, to your children, your grandchildren, and others, on through the generations. Each of us is important to those who are near and dear to us and as our posterity reads of our life's experiences, they, too, will come to know and love us. And in that glorious day when our families are together in the eternities, we will already be acquainted. Spencer W. Kimball

However late you think you are, however many chances you think you have missed, however many mistakes you feel you have made or talents you think you don't have, or however far from home and family and God you feel you have traveled, I testify that you have not traveled beyond the reach of divine love. It is not possible for you to sink lower than the infinite light of Christ's Atonement shines. Jeffrey R. Holland

I think it needs to be with a heart-based wisdom and this heart-based wisdom needs to go hand in hand with science and with social activism and love for our planet and love for our whole human family that spans the whole globe and this may sound very high and mighty or airy-fairy, but it's going to have to go to that or else we're just all going to destroy each other. Rainn Wilson

I hope when I'm ninety-five the only things I want are free: love, family, a good home-cooked meal. Karen Marie Moning

There's never been a civilization that has rewritten what marriage and family means and survived. Mike Huckabee

But although she was with family and friends, she'd never felt more alone. She felt as if she'd lost a vital part of herself and she had - her heart. Debbie Macomber

It is not flesh and blood, but heart which makes us fathers and sons. Friedrich Schiller

Gratitude is a quality similar to electricity: it must be produced and discharged and used up in order to exist at all. William Faulkner

Justice from Love, and Love from Justice Carlos Filipe Ximenes Belo

Follow the truth to life and love what you do... Be passionate about it to the point where you're willing to do anything for it. Elie Tahari

I can get up in the morning and look myself in the mirror and my family can look at me too and that's all that matters. Lance Armstrong

There are three things in my life which I really love: God, my family, and baseball. The only problem - once baseball season starts, I change the order around a bit. Al Gallagher

But more than brave, you have love. And love is brave. Richard Paul Evans

Do what you love and love what you do. Don't do anything for money. Everything should be for love. Ray Bradbury

To bring yourself love and happiness, do what you can to bring them to others. Deepak Chopra

Wish chastely, and love dearly. William Shakespeare

Mothers are the people who love us for no good reason, and those of us who are mothers know it's the most exquisite love of all. Maggie Gallagher

When I see brokenness, poverty and crime in inner cities, I also see the enormous potential and readiness for transformation and rebirth. We are creating an art form that comes from the heart and reflects the pain and sorrow of people's lives. It also expresses joy, beauty, and love. This process lays the foundation of building a genuine community in which people are reconnected with their families, sustained by meaningful work, nurtured by the care of each other and will together raise and educate their children. Then we witness social change in action. Lily Yeh

And now we're apart and you're just some stranger who knows all my secrets and all my family members and all my quirks and flaws and it doesn't make sense. Gaby Dunn

Spare the rod and spoil the child - that is true. But, beside the rod, keep an apple to give him when he has done well. Martin Luther

Peace and love are ever in us, being and working; but we be not alway in peace and in love. Julian of Norwich

To put more faith in lies and hate than truth and love, is the true atheism. James Russell Lowell

Respect and love your readers. Write for the reader. Janet Evanovich

Nature and truth are one, and immutable, and inseparable as beauty and love. Anna Brownell Jameson

I don't like giving or receiving gifts because I don't like that initial reaction. Although I do enjoy the love and the family aspect of Christmas, and I love eating with my family and friends and reconnecting with them. The Miz

God and love are identical, and one who has divine love has received God. Meher Baba

I like the nucleus that we have. I'm excited. I want to be here as long as possible. It's like family. I love being here. Kevin Durant

Sometimes when family members least deserve love, they need it the most. Marvin J Ashton

Men are motivated when they feel needed while women are motivated when they feel cherished. John Gray

In family life, love is the oil that eases friction... Eva Burrows

Life affords no greater responsibility, no greater privilege, than the raising of the next generation C Everett Koop

It's not arrogant to say that you can't figure out the answers to the universe with your internal faith. It's not arrogant to know that there's no omniscient, omnipotent prime mover in the universe who loves you personally. It's not sad to feel that life and the love of your real friends and family is more than enough to make life worth living. Isn't it much sadder to feel that there is a more important love required than the love of the people who have chosen to spend their limited time with you? Penn Jillette

I sustain myself with the love of family. Maya Angelou

Christmas is more that a time of festivities, family, and friends; it is a season of generosity, gladness, and gratitude. William Arthur Ward

My work has made me tolerant of memory mistakes by family and friends. You don't have to call them lies. I think we could be generous and say maybe this is a false memory. Elizabeth Loftus

Friends and family will tell you why your ideas won't work. Most are left-brained employees and specialists and NOT entrepreneurs. Robert Kiyosaki

He doesn't have to love your CD collection. He doesn't have to love your shoes. But any good, mature guy better make an attempt to love your friends and family-especially when they're great. Greg Behrendt

May you be surrounded by friends and family, and if this is not your lot, may the blessings find you in your solitude. Leonard Cohen

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