Kindness is the light that dissolves all walls between souls, families, and nations
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.
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!
One day you will do things for me that you hate. That is what it means to be family.
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.
We have three kinds of family. Those we are born to, those who are born to us, and those we let into our hearts.
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.
Strangers are just family you have yet to come to know.
Love + Family quotes ⇑Love Quotes
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.
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 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.
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When everything goes to hell, the people who stand by you without flinching -- they are your family.
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.
I've learned that regardless of your relationship with your parents, you'll miss them when they're gone from your life.
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.
The people who test your patience are a blessing.. Without them, you can't practice patience.
After a good dinner, one can forgive anybody, even one's own relations.
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.
If no one in the entire world cared about you, did you really exist at all?
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.
I have learned that, to be with those I like is enough
The sun doesn't just hang on one family's tree
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.
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.
Sticking with your family is what makes it a family.
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.
The homemaker has the ultimate career. All other careers exist for one purpose only - and that is to support the ultimate career.
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.
Have you ever noticed how parents can go from the most wonderful people in the world to totally embarrassing in three seconds?
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.
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.
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.