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    Prince William

    We'll sort of get over the marriage first and then maybe look at the kids. But obviously we want a family so we'll have to start thinking about that.

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    Regina King

    I stay in tune with my family and God.

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    Harmon Killebrew

    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".

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    Lee Iacocca

    The only rock I know that stays steady, the only institution I know that works, is the family.

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    Joseph Stiglitz

    I grew up in a family in which political issues were often discussed, and debated intensely.

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    Gertrude Stein

    It is extraordinary that when you are acquainted with a whole family you can forget about them.

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    Doug Coupland

    It's very strange that most people don't care if their knowledge of their family history only goes back three generations.

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    George Eliot

    Little children are still the symbol of the eternal marriage between love and duty.

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    Ralph Fiennes

    One of the things that binds us as a family is a shared sense of humor.

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    Jim Carrey

    Maybe there is no actual place called hell. Maybe hell is just having to listen to our grandparents breathe through their noses when they're eating sandwiches.

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    Princess Diana

    Family is the most important thing in the world.

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    Manute Bol

    I love my family.

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    Ednita Nazario

    I come from that society and there is a common thread, specifically family values - the idea that you do anything for your family, and the unconditional love for one's children.

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    Dennis Wilson

    The one thing that kept our family together was the music. The only thing that our family would share emotionally was to have our dad cry over something the kids did with music.

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    Elizabeth Edwards

    It takes a lot of work to put together a marriage, to put together a family and a home.

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    George Clooney

    I love children and I get along with them great. It's just that I believe if you're going to be a parent, there has to be something inside you that says, 'I want a family.' I don't feel that sense of urgency.

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    Faith Hill

    The foundation of family - that's where it all begins for me.

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    George Bernard Shaw

    A happy family is but an earlier heaven.

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    Agnes Smedley

    Like all my family and class, I considered it a sign of weakness to show affection; to have been caught kissing my mother would have been a disgrace, and to have shown affection for my father would have been a disaster.

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    Michael J. Fox

    Family is not an important thing, it's everything.

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    Charlie Sheen

    Dad kept us out of school, but school comes and goes. Family is forever.

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    Pope John XXIII

    The family is the first essential cell of human society.

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    LaToya Jackson

    When I'm ready, I plan to adopt. I still believe in family.

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    Amos Oz

    I find the family the most mysterious and fascinating institution in the world.

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    Charles Kuralt

    The love of family and the admiration of friends is much more important than wealth and privilege.

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    Alex Haley

    In every conceivable manner, the family is link to our past, bridge to our future.

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    Chanakya

    He who is overly attached to his family members experiences fear and sorrow, for the root of all grief is attachment. Thus one should discard attachment to be happy.

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    Barbara Bush

    Cherish your human connections - your relationships with friends and family.

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    Mitt Romney

    America cannot continue to lead the family of nations around the world if we suffer the collapse of the family here at home.

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    Cameron Diaz

    I would love a family. I'm at the age where the wish for a child gets stronger. But who knows.

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    Jamie Lee Curtis

    I've always put my family first and that's just the way it is.

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    Zell Miller

    My family is more important than my party.

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    Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

    A family can develop only with a loving woman as its center.

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    Barbara Bush

    To us, family means putting your arms around each other and being there.

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    Willie Stargell

    There's nothing I value more than the closeness of friends and family, a smile as I pass someone on the street.

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    Shirley Manson

    I have a lot of very close girlfriends and sisters - I'm from an all female family. My father often quips that even the cat was neutered!

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    Antonio Tabucchi

    I live quietly at home among my family and friends.

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    Bobby Darin

    My family comes first. Maybe that's what makes me different from other guys.

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    Cary Grant

    Insanity runs in my family. It practically gallops.

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    Akhmad Kadyrov

    I grew up in a very religious family. I could read the Qu'ran easily at the age of five.

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    Darius Rucker

    We went to church every Sunday. When I was a kid, the only time I sang was around my family.

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    Vartan Gregorian

    Dignity is not negotiable. Dignity is the honor of the family.

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    Ring Lardner

    The family you come from isn't as important as the family you're going to have.

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    Elizabeth Fishel

    Both within the family and without, our sisters hold up our mirrors: our images of who we are and of who we can dare to be.

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    Paula Abdul

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

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    Bo Bennett

    Spend some time this weekend on home improvement; improve your attitude toward your family.

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    Paris Hilton

    When I was younger, my family would go camping and fishing on our ranches. My dad loves being around all kinds of animals. He's the one who got me to be a really big animal lover.

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    Josh Billings

    As a general thing, when a woman wears the pants in a family, she has a good right to them.

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    Andre Maurois

    Without a family, man, alone in the world, trembles with the cold.

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    Jerry Seinfeld

    There is no such thing as fun for the whole family.

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    Don Marquis

    I would rather start a family than finish one.

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    Abbe Pierre

    My family background was deeply Christian.

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    Christopher Love

    Pray in your family daily, that yours may be in the number of the families who call upon God.

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    Marie Curie

    I have frequently been questioned, especially by women, of how I could reconcile family life with a scientific career. Well, it has not been easy.

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    Aishwarya Rai

    My family is my strength and my weakness.

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    Kathleen Turner

    A woman can plan when to have her family and how to support a family.

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    Chevy Chase

    Once I got married and had kids, I moved away from romantic roles, because it seemed wrong to have my 3-year-old wondering why Daddy was kissing someone else.

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    Gwen Stefani

    At a certain point I'm going to want to have a family.

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    Olivia Newton-John

    Family, nature and health all go together.

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    Thomas Hardy

    I am the family face; flesh perishes, I live on.

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    Bob Ehrlich

    Some of the most important conversations I've ever had occurred at my family's dinner table.

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    David McCallum

    If I had no family, my wife and I would lead a much more romantic and nomadic existence.

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    Jessica Lange

    For me, nothing has ever taken precedence over being a mother and having a family and a home.

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    Douglass North

    Our family life was certainly not intellectual.

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    Richard G. Scott

    The most difficult is the first family, to bring someone out of the world.

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    John Ruskin

    Give a little love to a child, and you get a great deal back.

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    Alex Haley

    When you start about family, about lineage and ancestry, you are talking about every person on earth.

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    Patty Duke

    I never did quite fit the glamour mode. It is life with my husband and family that is my high now.

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    LaToya Jackson

    I'll never stop dreaming that one day we can be a real family, together, all of us laughing and talking, loving and understanding, not looking at the past but only to the future.

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    Serena Williams

    Tennis just a game, family is forever.

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    Alexa Vega

    I consider my mom and all my sisters my friends.

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    Ron Reagan

    The joke in our family is that we can cry reading the phone book.

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    Christopher Lasch

    The left dismisses talk about the collapse of family life and talks instead about the emergence of the growing new diversity of family types.

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    Will Durant

    The family is the nucleus of civilization.

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    Sting

    I'm not much of a family man. I'm just not that into it. I love kids, I adore them, but I don't want to live my life for them.

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    Walt Disney

    A man should never neglect his family for business.

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    Grace Kelly

    Women's natural role is to be a pillar of the family.

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    Mel Gibson

    A woman should be home with the children, building that home and making sure there's a secure family atmosphere.

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    Richard G. Scott

    Make a Goal Box, a chart of positive daily contact with a family when you are working with them.

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    Jet Li

    I believe the world is one big family, and we need to help each other.

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    Janet Jackson

    I am the baby in the family, and I always will be. I am actually very happy to have that position. But I still get teased. I don't mind that.

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    Julia Barr

    We love to be with our family and friends and I can tell you that lots of eating will be involved.

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    Christina Milian

    Also, my mom and family are very important to me and I know that this is not expected.

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    Charles Dudley Warner

    Happy is said to be the family which can eat onions together. They are, for the time being, separate, from the world, and have a harmony of aspiration.

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    Jasmine Guy

    If one is desperate for love, I suggest looking at one's friends and family and see if love is all around. If not, get a new set of friends, a new family.

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    Maureen O'Hara

    I was born into the most remarkable and eccentric family I could possibly have hoped for.

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    George Bernard Shaw

    If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance.

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    Dave Eggers

    It's not that our family has no taste, it's just that our family's taste is inconsistent.

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    Shirley Knight

    There are things that you cannot talk to your mother and father about, there are things that you cannot talk to your children about.

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    Haywood Nelson

    My family was my guide to my reality.

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    Chaim Potok

    All of us grow up in particular realities - a home, family, a clan, a small town, a neighborhood. Depending upon how we're brought up, we are either deeply aware of the particular reading of reality into which we are born, or we are peripherally aware of it.

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    John Cheever

    When I remember my family, I always remember their backs. They were always indignantly leaving places.

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    Princess Diana

    What must it be like for a little boy to read that daddy never loved mummy?

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    Frank Knox

    God did not intend the human family to be wafted to heaven on flowery beds of ease.

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    Barbara Bush

    I think togetherness is a very important ingredient to family life.

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    Richard M. Daley

    I've given it my all. I've done my best. Now, I'm ready with my family to begin the next phase of our lives.

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    Bernice Weissbourd

    Parents need all the help they can get. The strongest as well as the most fragile family requires a vital network of social supports.

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    Christopher Lasch

    The attempt to redefine the family as a purely voluntary arrangement grows out of the modern delusion that people can keep all their options open all the time.

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    Penelope Cruz

    I don't know if I believe in marriage. I believe in family, love and children.

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    Michael Enzi

    If we abandon marriage, we abandon the family.

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    Abdul Kalam

    If a country is to be corruption free and become a nation of beautiful minds, I strongly feel there are three key societal members who can make a difference. They are the father, the mother and the teacher.

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    Robert Byrd

    One's family is the most important thing in life. I look at it this way: One of these days I'll be over in a hospital somewhere with four walls around me. And the only people who'll be with me will be my family.

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    Anthony Anderson

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

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    Suzanne Vega

    You have to defend your honor. And your family.

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    Adam Sandler

    I mean, I look at my dad. He was twenty when he started having a family, and he was always the coolest dad. He did everything for his kids, and he never made us feel like he was pressured. I know that it must be a great feeling to be a guy like that.

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    David Ogden Stiers

    Family means no one gets left behind or forgotten.

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    Margaret Drabble

    Family life itself, that safest, most traditional, most approved of female choices, is not a sanctuary: It is, perpetually, a dangerous place.

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    Richard Bach

    Rarely do members of the same family grow up under the same roof.

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    Charles R. Swindoll

    A family is a place where principles are hammered and honed on the anvil of everyday living.

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    Robert Frost

    The greatest thing in family life is to take a hint when a hint is intended-and not to take a hint when a hint isn't intended.

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    Tom DeLay

    A woman can take care of the family. It takes a man to provide structure, to provide stability.

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    Jessica Lange

    I am tortured when I am away from my family, from my children. I am horribly guilt-ridden.

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    Guy Lafleur

    When trouble comes, it's your family that supports you.

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    George Santayana

    The family is one of nature's masterpieces.

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    Edward Furlong

    I don't think anyone has a normal family.

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    Nastassja Kinski

    I have these visions of myself being thirty, thirty-five, forty having a family.

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    Patrick Warburton

    I have a family to support. And I'm not always going to be doing exactly what I want to do.

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    Gwyneth Paltrow

    My life comes down to three moments: the death of my father, meeting my husband, and the birth of my daughter. Everything I did previous to that just doesn't seem to add up to very much.

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    Anita Baker

    You leave home to seek your fortune and, when you get it, you go home and share it with your family.

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    Al Roker

    I love cooking for myself and cooking for my family.

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    Heidi Klum

    I grew up in a big family with a lot of kids around, and I definitely want to have children as well.

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    Doug Coupland

    People are pretty forgiving when it comes to other people's families. The only family that ever horrifies you is your own.

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