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Other things may change us, but we start and end with family.

Author: Anthony Brandt

Profession: American Composer, Editor

The government is becoming the family of last resort.

Author: Jerry Brown


A family is a place where minds come in contact with one another.

Author: Buddha (568-488 BC)

Profession: Founder of Buddhism

Never did I think that I became family entertainment.

Author: Jimmy Buffet

Profession: American Songwriter, Singer

Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.

Author: George Burns (1896-1996)

Profession: American Comedy Actor

I think the ideal situation for a family is to be completely incestuous.

Author: William S. Burroughs (1914-1997)

Profession: American Writer

The family is the test of freedom; because the family is the only thing that the free man makes for himself and by himself.

Author: Gilbert K. Chesterton (1874-1936)

Profession: British Author

The family is the most basic unit of government. As the first community to which a person is attached and the first authority under which a person learns to live, the family establishes society's most basic values.

Author: Charles Caleb Colton (1780-1832)

Profession: British Sportsman Writer

It is not possible for one to teach others who cannot teach his own family.

Author: Confucius

Profession: Chinese Ethical Teacher, Philosopher

The parents age must be remembered, both for joy and anxiety.

Author: Confucius

Profession: Chinese Ethical Teacher, Philosopher

The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.

Author: Confucius

Profession: Chinese Ethical Teacher, Philosopher

Of all my wife's relations I like myself the best.

Author: Joseph Cook


Parents: persons who spend half their time worrying how a child will turn out, and the rest of the time wondering when a child will turn in.

Author: Ted Cook


If Mr. Vincent Price were to be co-starred with Miss Bette Davis in a story by Mr. Edgar Allan Poe directed by Mr. Roger Corman, it could not fully express the pent-up violence and depravity of a single day in the life of the average family.

Author: Quentin Crisp (1908)

Profession: British Author

Our relatives are ours by chance, but we can choose our friends.

Author: Jacques Delille (1738-1813)

Profession: French Poet