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    Thomas Hardy

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

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    Vartan Gregorian

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

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    LaToya Jackson

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

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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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    Michael Enzi

    If we abandon marriage, we abandon the family.

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    Abbe Pierre

    My family background was deeply Christian.

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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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    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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    Antonio Tabucchi

    I live quietly at home among my family and friends.

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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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    Nastassja Kinski

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

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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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    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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    Penelope Cruz

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

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    John Ruskin

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

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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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    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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    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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    George Eliot

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

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    Haywood Nelson

    My family was my guide to my reality.

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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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    Richard G. Scott

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

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    Douglass North

    Our family life was certainly not intellectual.

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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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    Serena Williams

    Tennis just a game, family is forever.

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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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    Lee Iacocca

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

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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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    Charlie Sheen

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

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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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    Al Roker

    I love cooking for myself and cooking for my family.

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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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    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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    Bo Bennett

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

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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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    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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    Alex Haley

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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Alexa Vega

    I consider my mom and all my sisters my friends.

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    Gwen Stefani

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

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Don Marquis

    I would rather start a family than finish one.

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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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    Michael J. Fox

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

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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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    Bob Ehrlich

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

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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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    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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    David McCallum

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

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    Grace Kelly

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

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    George Bernard Shaw

    A happy family is but an earlier heaven.

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    Andre Maurois

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

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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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    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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    Princess Diana

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

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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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    Gertrude Stein

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

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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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    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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    Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

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

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    Richard Bach

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

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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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    Amos Oz

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

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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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    George Bernard Shaw

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

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    Bobby Darin

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

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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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    Faith Hill

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

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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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    Will Durant

    The family is the nucleus of civilization.

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    Walt Disney

    A man should never neglect his family for business.

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    Guy Lafleur

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

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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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    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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    Alex Haley

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

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    George Santayana

    The family is one of nature's masterpieces.

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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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    Cary Grant

    Insanity runs in my family. It practically gallops.

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    Jerry Seinfeld

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

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    Barbara Bush

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

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    Barbara Bush

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

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    Manute Bol

    I love my family.

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    Regina King

    I stay in tune with my family and God.

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    Zell Miller

    My family is more important than my party.

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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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    Pope John XXIII

    The family is the first essential cell of human society.

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    Ron Reagan

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

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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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    John Cheever

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

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    Princess Diana

    Family is the most important thing in the world.

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    Edward Furlong

    I don't think anyone has a normal family.

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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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    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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    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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    Barbara Bush

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

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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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    Suzanne Vega

    You have to defend your honor. And your family.

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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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    Kathleen Turner

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

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    Aishwarya Rai

    My family is my strength and my weakness.

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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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    Olivia Newton-John

    Family, nature and health all go together.

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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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    David Ogden Stiers

    Family means no one gets left behind or forgotten.

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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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    Ring Lardner

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

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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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    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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    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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    Christina Milian

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

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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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    Maureen O'Hara

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

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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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    Anthony Anderson

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

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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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    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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