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

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

Sisters are different flowers from the same garden.
- Anonymous

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

You are my family because I CHOOSE you.
- 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

My children have made me more aggressive about the world
that they're about to inhabit.
- Bono

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

Home is where our loved ones are.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You can never really live anyone else's life,
not even your child's.
The influence you exert is through your own life,
and what you've become yourself.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

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

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

Even though your kids will consistently do the exact
opposite of what you're telling them to do,
you have to keep loving them just as much.
- Bill Cosby

Children aren't happy with nothing to ignore,
and that's what parents were created for.
- Ogden Nash

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

Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths,
but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands.
- Anne Frank

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

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

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

A house is made of walls and beams;
a home is built with love and dreams.
- Anonymous

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Home is where we feel comfortable.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I have also seen children successfully
surmounting the effects of an evil inheritance.
That is due to purity being an inherent attribute of the soul.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

My Loved One
You are my ground and you are my rainbow.
You are my butterfly and you are my ecstasy.
You are the start of my journeys and always my destination.
You are my home - the place to which I always return.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I used to tell my husband that,
if he could make me "understand" something,
it would be clear to all the other people in the country.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

A sister is a gift to the heart,
a friend to the spirit,
a golden thread to the meaning of life.
- Isadora James

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

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

Home is not a structure, but the place that we feel comfortable -
the place we belong - the place of our loved ones.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There was never a child so lovely
but his mother was glad to get him to sleep.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

There can be no keener revelation of a society's soul
than the way in which it treats its children.
- Nelson Mandela

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

The being of our mothers is forever branded onto our own being.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Being a role model is the most powerful form of educating.
Youngsters need good models more than they need critics.
It's one of a parent's greatest responsibilities and opportunities.
- John Wooden

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

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

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

Nothing can bring a real sense of security
into the home except true love.
- Billy Graham

When a father gives to his son, both laugh;
when a son gives to his father, both cry.
- William Shakespeare

Nothing I've ever done has given me more joys and rewards
than being a father to my children.
- Bill Cosby

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

The object of education is to prepare the young
to educate themselves throughout their lives.
- Robert M. Hutchins


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