Kindness is the light that dissolves all walls between souls, families, and nations
If there's one thing I've learned over the eons, it's that you can't give up on your family, no matter how tempting they make it.
I've learned that regardless of your relationship with your parents, you'll miss them when they're gone from your life.
When everything goes to hell, the people who stand by you without flinching -- they are your family.
I also believe that parents, if they love you, will hold you up safely, above their swirling waters, and sometimes that means you'll never know what they endured, and you may treat them unkindly, in a way you otherwise wouldn't.
One day you will do things for me that you hate. That is what it means to be family.
You can measure the happiness of a marriage by the number of scars that each partner carries on their tongues, earned from years of biting back angry words.
Love + Family quotes ⇑Love Quotes
Parents were the only ones obligated to love you; from the rest of the world you had to earn it.
This is part of what a family is about, not just love. It's knowing that your family will be there watching out for you. Nothing else will give you that. Not money. Not fame. Not work.
If you are truly concerned about your children, creating a joyful and loving atmosphere for their growth is most important. Not providing them shiny boots, better clothes, video games or something else is important
If someone were to harm my family or a friend or somebody I love, I would eat them. I might end up in jail for 500 years, but I would eat them.
She is such a sad soul. It is good that it is over. Nobody was happy anyhow. I know I should preach family love and unity, but in their case... [On the British Royal Divorce (Charles and Dianna)]
When I walk, I walk with you. Where I go, you're with me always.
The love of the perfect yogi includes not only his own family and friends but all mankind.
All Family Quotes ⇑
We have three kinds of family. Those we are born to, those who are born to us, and those we let into our hearts.
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!
Strangers are just family you have yet to come to know.
Teamwork is a lot like being part of a family. It comes with obligations, entanglements, headaches, and quarrels. But the rewards are worth the cost.
When your mother asks, "Do you want a piece of advice?" it's a mere formality. It doesn't matter if you answer yes or no. You're going to get it anyway.
That's what people do who love you. They put their arms around you and love you when you're not so lovable.
Friendship is everything. Friendship is more than talent. It is more than the government. It is almost the equal of family
I came from a big family. As a matter of fact, I never got to sleep alone until I was married.
The people who test your patience are a blessing.. Without them, you can't practice patience.
In dwelling, live close to the ground. In thinking, keep to the simple. In conflict, be fair and generous. In governing, don't try to control. In work, do what you enjoy. In family life, be completely present.
More conflict is happening within the four walls of the homes than is happening anywhere on the planet. Only thing is bombs are not exploding so you don't hear it. They may be giving each other silent treatment.
Be like family to your friends, a friend to strangers, and a stranger to your enemies.
Parents are like God because you wanna know they're out there, and you want them to think well of you, but you really only call when you need something.
The homemaker has the ultimate career. All other careers exist for one purpose only - and that is to support the ultimate career.
All parents damage their children. It cannot be helped. Youth, like pristine glass, absorbs the prints of its handlers. Some parents smudge, others crack, a few shatter childhoods completely into jagged little pieces, beyond repair.
Let us make one point, that we meet each other with a smile, when it is difficult to smile. Smile at each other, make time for each other in your family.
I have learned that, to be with those I like is enough
The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life. Rarely do members of one family grow up under the same roof.
The Waverley sisters hadn't been close as children, but they were as thick as thieves now, the way adult siblings often are, the moment they realize that family is actually a choice.
Sticking with your family is what makes it a family.
None of your thoughts are really yours, Thought is something that you generate from implanted information, The way you think right now depends on the kind of family you were born in, parents you had, education, society, social background, religious background. These things are deciding how you think
guru who comforts you is no good to you. There is nothing spiritual about giving solace to people. It is just a psychological comfort which your family can offer, which your dog can offer. Dog is good solace for you
To be committed to each other beyond success and failure, health and ill-health, life and death - that's what makes you a family.
The family is an example of how you can turn anything that is created for your wellbeing into a disadvantage.
When a child is born, it needs nurturing, training, and molding. So the need for family arose. Family is a very supportive base for a human being to grow. But for many people, family does not become a support, it becomes a hurdle. Not because family is a problem, but because of the way you hold it
Whether it is your work, your marriage, your family... you started all these things willingly, because you wanted them in your life. But then you forgot why you started this, and now you are giving unwillingly and it has become a painful process
I hadn't been in proper school in three years. My parents were my two best friends. My third best friend was an author who did not know I existed.
Have you ever noticed how parents can go from the most wonderful people in the world to totally embarrassing in three seconds?
A dog reflects the family life. Whoever saw a frisky dog in a gloomy family, or a sad dog in a happy one? Snarling people have snarling dogs, dangerous people have dangerous ones.
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.
your work is not life, your family is not life, your career is not life, your cinema is not life, your thought is not life, your emotion is not life. Life is happening here, everything else is accessories to life.
No relationship is absolute - it is always variable. You have to conduct it well on a daily basis.
The spiritual purpose of family life is to expand one's consciousness through the cultivation of purifying divine love and friendship that is not conditioned by sex or any selfish motivation
Families are messy. Immortal families are eternally messy. Sometimes the best we can do is to remind each other that we're related for better or for worse...and try to keep the maiming and killing to a minimum.