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Family quotes you’ll love

Family quotes you’ll love
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Whether you live close by or are visiting from afar, there’s no denying that the time spent together is precious and that the memories made will be cherished for years to come. Here are some heartwarming family quotes to keep in mind.

How the family structure works

How the family structure works
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“In family life, love is the oil that eases friction, the cement that binds closer together, and the music that brings harmony.” —Friedrich Nietzsche.

 

Your role in the family dynamic

Your role in the family dynamic
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“Being a family means you are a part of something very wonderful. It means you will love and be loved for the rest of your life.” —Lisa Weed, author of Parenting Toolbox.

Family is what you make it

Family is what you make it
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“In truth, a family is what you make it. It is made strong, not by number of heads counted at the dinner table, but by the rituals you help family members create, by the memories you share, by the commitment of time, caring, and love you show to one another, and by the hopes for the future you have as individuals and as a unit.”—Marge Kennedy, author of Pets at the White House.

The composition of a family unit

The composition of a family unit
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“A family is a unit composed not only of children but of men, women, an occasional animal, and the common cold.” —Ogden Nash, poet.

Promoting peace from the home

Promoting peace from the home
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“What can you do to promote world peace? Go home and love your family.” —Mother Teresa, humanitarian.

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Family is luck of the draw

Family is luck of the draw
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“You are born into your family and your family is born into you. No returns. No exchanges.” —Elizabeth Berg, author of The Confession Club.

A political take on family life

A political take on family life
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“There is no doubt that it is around the family and the home that all the greatest virtues, the most dominating virtues of human, are created, strengthened and maintained.” —Winston Churchill, former prime minister of the United Kingdom.

Family is like a boxed lunch

Family is like a boxed lunch

“In the family sandwich, the older people and the younger ones can recognise one another as the bread. Those in the middle are, for a time, the meat.” —Anna Quindlen, journalist and author.

Giving goes farther than taking

Giving goes farther than taking
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“The greatest moments in life are not concerned with selfish achievements but rather with the things we do for the people we love and esteem.” —Walt Disney.

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