Family Quotes

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
I have other obligations now-the show, my family, my life...though I know that without my sobriety I wouldn't have any of those things.
– Rob Lowe
Without a family, man, alone in the world, trembles with the cold.
– Andre Maurois
Nobody has ever before 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
If you have learned how to disagree without being disagreeable, then you have discovered the secrete of getting along - whether it be business, family relations, or life itself.
– Bernard Meltzer
My family is more important than my party.
– Zell Miller
There is little less trouble in governing a private family than a whole kingdom.
– Michel de Montaigne
A man ought to live so that everybody knows he is a Christian... and most of all, his family ought to know.
– Dwight L. Moody
The steady expansion of welfare programs can be taken as a measure of the steady disintegration of the Negro family structure over the past generation in the United States.
– Daniel Patrick Moynihan
Family life is too intimate to be preserved by the spirit of justice. It can be sustained by a spirit of love which goes beyond justice.
– Reinhold Niebuhr
Only as far as a man is happily married to himself is he fit for married life and family life in general.
– Novalis
If you want to really know what your friends and family think of you die broke, and then see who shows up for the funeral.
– Gregory Nunn
Family love is messy, clinging, and of an annoying and repetitive pattern, like bad wallpaper.
– P. J. O'Rourke
Never write an advertisement which you wouldn't want your family to read. You wouldn't tell lies to your own wife. Don't tell them to mine.
– David M. Ogilvy
As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live.
– Pope John Paul II
To maintain a joyful family requires much from both the parents and the children. Each member of the family has to become, in a special way, the servant of the others.
– Pope John Paul II
My family is the most important thing in the world to me, too, before anything else.
– Dennis Quaid
I have a very good family. I'm very fortunate to have a very good family. I believe very strongly in the family. It's one of the things we have in our platform, is to talk about it.
– Dan Quayle
We will invest in our people, quality education, job opportunity, family, neighborhood, and yes, a thing we call America.
– Dan Quayle
The joke in our family is that we can cry reading the phone book.
– Ron Reagan