FAMILY Quotations

FAMILY Quotations








Quotations similar to FAMILY - LOVE, MARRIAGE
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A child is like a piece of paper on which every passerby leaves a mark. - Chinese Proverb

Cherish your friends and family as if your life depended on it. Because it does. - Ann Richards

Children need models more than they need critics. - Joseph Joubert

Don't be too hard on your relatives. They had no choice in the matter either. - Unknown

Don't handicap your children by making their lives easy. - Robert Heinlein

Don't worry that children never listen to you. Worry that they are always watching you.
- Robert Fulghum

Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children. - Charles
R Swindoll

Every generation revolts against its parents and makes friends with its grandparents.
- Lewis Mumford

Family faces are magic mirrors. Looking at people who belong to us, we see the past, present, and future. - Gail Lumet Buckley

First we are children to our parents, then parents to our children, then parents to our parents, then children to our children. - Dr Milton Greenblatt

Grandchildren are God's way of compensating us for getting old.- Mary H. Waldrip

Healthy families require healthy communication - H Norman Wright

I have found the best way to give advice to your children is to find out what they want and then advise them to do it. - Harry S Truman


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If you have only one smile in you, give it to the people you love. Don't be surly at home, then go out in the street and start grinning a "Good morning" at total strangers. - Maya Angelou

If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders. - Abigail Van Buren

Kids go where there is excitement. They stay where there is love. - Zig Ziglar

Kids spell love T-I-M-E. - John Crudele

Level with your child by being honest. Nobody spots a phony quicker than a child.
- Mary MacCracken

Listen to the desires of your children. Encourage them and then give them the autonomy to make their own decision. - Denis Waitley

Live so that when your children think of fairness, caring, and integrity, they think of you. - H Jackson Brown, Jr

Making the decision to have a child is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body. - E Stone

Manners will become important to children only if they are important to their parents.
- Thomas Lickona

Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed. - Maria Montessori

Oh, what a tangled web do parents weave when they think that their children are naive.
- Ogden Nash

Other things may change us, but we start and end with the family. - Anthony Brandt

Out of the mouths of babes come things their parents should never have said. - Unknown




Parents can only advise their children or point them in the right direction. Ultimately people shape their own characters. - Anne Frank

Role modeling is the most basic responsibility of parents. Parents are handing life's scripts to their children, scripts that in all likelihood will be acted out for the rest of the children's lives. - Stephen Covey

Shouting to make children obey is like using your horn to steer a car - and you get about the same results. - Unknown

Start your child's day with love and encouragement and end the day the same way. - Zig Ziglar

The best thing a parent can do for a child is to love his or her spouse. - Zig Ziglar

The best thing you can give your children is your time. - Unknown

The best way to make your spouse and children feel secure is not with big deposits in bank accounts, but with little deposits of thoughtfulness and affection in the love account. - Zig Ziglar

The best way to raise positive children in a negative world is to have positive parents who love them unconditionally and serve as excellent role models. - Zig Ziglar

The central struggle of parenthood is to let our hopes for our children outweigh our fears. - Ellen Goodman

The kindest thing you can do for the people you care about is to become a happy, joyous person. - Brian Tracy

The most important thing that you can teach your children is that Well-being abounds. And that Well-being is naturally flowing to them. - Abraham-Hicks

There are two lasting bequests we can give our children. One is roots. The other is wings. - Hodding Carter, Jr

There’s nothing like having grandchildren to restore your faith in humanity. - Doug Larson

We worry about what a child will become tomorrow, yet we forget that he is someone today. - Stacia Tauscher

When a man dies, if he can pass enthusiasm along to his children, he has left them an estate of incalculable value. - Thomas Edison

You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them. - Desmond Tutu

Your children need your presence more than your presents. - Jesse Jackson
 

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