Family Quotes (1537)

Quotes and citations about family


This show has been a major revitalization of my family life and personal life. It gave my family an avenue to speak to me honestly.

By : Willie Aames

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For all of those willing to help me start a family, I am flattered. I will let you know when I need your help.

By : Paula Abdul

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When I said I was going to audition for a film, I got a hearty laugh from all my family.

By : Victoria Abril

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I just thought it was unconscionable for the Congress to insert itself into this debate. We are particularly unqualified to make that decision and to intrude ourselves into the lives of this family.

By : Gary Ackerman

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I always had a larger view. I'm interested in real life - my family, my friends. I have tried never to define myself by my success, whatever that is. My happiness is way beyond roles and awards.

By : Amy Adams

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If it looks like a duck, and quacks like a duck, we have at least to consider the possibility that we have a small aquatic bird of the family anatidae on our hands.

By : Douglas Adams

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If I were to retire, I would keep my family's interest in the company the same and say, Don't sell.

By : Sheldon Adelson

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In the investigation of a neurotic style of life, we must always suspect an opponent, and note who suffers most because of the patient's condition. Usually this is a member of the family.

By : Alfred Adler

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The family is the school of duties - founded on love.

By : Felix Adler

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I thank God, Jesus, and my Grandmother for being able to support myself and my family.

By : Steven Adler

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My family would be supportive if I said I wanted to be a Martian, wear only banana skins, make love to ashtrays, and eat tree bark.

By : Casey Affleck

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My entire family were Democrats all our lives. But because how furious I was about the previous administration, I turned in my card to become a Republican. I did not want to be known as a Democrat under that person's regime.

By : Danny Aiello

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I want to make sure that no matter how long I go through this, I don't fall into the trap of changing and modifying how I do things that aren't a positive example. I want to remain somebody that the entire family can listen to or watch.

By : Clay Aiken

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I oppose any attempt to grant homosexual unions the same legal privileges that civil government affords to traditional marriage and family life.

By : Todd Akin

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The things that make me happy most are my family and working.

By : Damon Albarn

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It was my family that wanted me to be a teacher. That was safe, you see. To be a painter was terrible.

By : Josef Albers

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Our notion of the perfect society embraces the family as its center and ornament, and this paradise is not secure until children appear to animate and complete the picture.

By : Amos Bronson Alcott

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Am I calm all the time? That is a question to ask my mother. I am very happy in my home. I have a good family, that gives me something extra.

By : Jean Alesi

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When I go back to France now I spend all the my time with press and sponsors. I do not have a lot of time to spend at home with my family.

By : Jean Alesi

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My family pleaded with me to forget literature and do something sensible, such as find some sort of useful work.

By : Lloyd Alexander

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After seven years of writing - and working many jobs to support my family - I finally got published.

By : Lloyd Alexander

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A racially integrated community is a chronological term timed from the entrance of the first black family to the exit of the last white family.

By : Saul Alinsky

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Head Start is designed to ensure that all children - regardless of their family's income, race, or ethnic background - are able to enter kindergarten ready to learn.

By : Lucille Roybal Allard

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I don't have to look up my family tree, because I know that I'm the sap.

By : Fred Allen

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Smartness runs in my family. When I went to school I was so smart my teacher was in my class for five years.

By : Gracie Allen

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Our family was very fond of the University of Iowa. We thought it was a good place to go.

By : James Van Allen

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If we had loads of money as a family, things would be different and they'd come to visit more and I'd get to spend more time here. But I'm laying down roots in America so when I'm there, just being at home, it's harder to break away from that.

By : Rick Allen

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Family farms and small businesses are the backbone of our communities.

By : Tom Allen

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I was born in ancient times, at the end of the world, in a patriarchal Catholic and conservative family. No wonder that by age five I was a raging feminist - although the term had not reached Chile yet, so nobody knew what the heck was wrong with me.

By : Isabel Allende

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Well, I've had to deal with everything in my life... leavin' the family, learnin' what not and what to do.

By : Luther Allison

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For our immediate family and relatives, Canada was a land of opportunity.

By : Sidney Altman

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In a family business, you grow up with close contact to the business, whatever it is, and the beer business is certainly a very social type of business.

By : Carlos Alvarez

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I leave CNN with the utmost respect, love and admiration for the company and everyone who works here. This has been my family and shared endeavor for the past 27 years, and I am forever grateful and proud of all that we have accomplished.

By : Christiane Amanpour

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Right now I just want to chill for a while. Take a hiatus from all the craziness. To clean my house, see my family. Just see some movies and pick some strawberries.

By : Lauren Ambrose

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Woman is the salvation or the destruction of the family. She carries its destiny in the folds of her mantle.

By : Henri Frederic Amiel

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A "good" family, it seems, is one that used to be better.

By : Cleveland Amory

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We had common interests in the beauty of the French language. We both had a tremendous love of jazz. We shared dreams of getting married and having a family, living in the country, leading an idyllic life.

By : David Amram

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I realized my family was funny, because nobody ever wanted to leave our house.

By : Anthony Anderson

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We have thousands of patients and family members who are dealing with dual devastation, cancer and the hurricane.

By : Greg Anderson

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If you look at the British royal family and take away the scandals and the goofy stuff that's going on, people love to have this king to look up to - the royals are like celebrities.

By : Kevin J. Anderson

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