Family Quotes


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Here is a collection of our best family quotes and a few proverbs, to humor and inspire you everyday. Some will make us smile for a moment and some we will never forget. Enjoy!


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"What should we value? I have a tip: go for love. Because love-of your work, of your colleagues, of your family and friends-passes the ultimate currency test. It will get you through times of no money better than money will get you through times of no love.." (Renee Loth)

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"A man should never neglect his family for business." (Walt Disney)

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"I wish I understood then what I do now, that I had concentrated more on the vital and less on the urgent." (Terence Rolston)

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"The grass isn't greener on the 'other side', the grass isn't greener on your side. It's Greener where you water it." (Source Unknown)

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“Parenting is the only job, that you don't know if you did a Good job, until it's too late!” (Source Unknown)

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"What you cannot enforce, do not command." (Sophocles)

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"How do you spell Love to your children? T..I..M..E " (Source Unknown)

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"Old Age and Treachery will overcome Youth and Skill! (Source Unknown)

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"We always got along," said Gordon, (Of his marriage to Gen, of more than 52 years). "We always talked about things or discussed things,and then did it her way." (Gordon Kvammen from Lifestyles - Feb.2007)

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"Marriage is like a card game. They start with a pair; he shows a diamond; she shows a flush; and they end up with a full house." (365 Days of Humor)

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"The best thing about the future is that it comes only one day at a time." (Abraham Lincoln)

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"The best friend of your conscience must always be self-control." (M. Schultz)

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"Having a two-year-old is like having a blender that you don't have the top for." (Jerry Seinfeld)

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Family Quotes and Proverbs:


If the rich could hire other people to die for them, the Poor could make a wonderful living. (Yiddish Proverb)

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The wise man, even when he holds his tongue, says more than the fool when he speaks. (Yiddish Proverb)

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Ask about your neighbors, then buy the house. (Yiddish Proverb)

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What you don't see with your eyes, don't invent with your mouth. (Yiddish Proverb)

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A hero is someone who can keep his mouth shut when he is right. (Yiddish Proverb)

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One old friend is better than two new ones. (Yiddish Proverb)

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When a thief kisses you, count your teeth. (Yiddish Proverb)

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One of life's greatest mysteries is how the boy who wasn't good enough to marry your daughter can be the father of the smartest grandchild in the world. (Jewish Proverb)

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Old friends, like old wines, don't lose their flavor. (Jewish Proverb)

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A wise man hears one word and understands two. (Yiddish Proverb)

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"Don't be so humble - you are not that great." (Golda Meir (1898-1978) to a visiting diplomat.)

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"Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen." (Albert Einstein (03/14/1879-1955))

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"Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex... It takes a touch of genius --- and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction." (Albert Einstein)

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"Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving." (Albert Einstein)

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When his wife asked him to change clothes to meet the German Ambassador: "If they want to see me, here I am. If they want to see my clothes, open my closet and show them my suits." (Albert Einstein)

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"I don't believe in mathematics." (Albert Einstein)

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"Intellectuals solve problems; geniuses prevent them." (Albert Einstein)

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"The hardest thing in the world to understand is income tax." (Albert Einstein)

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"You can't control the wind, but you can adjust your sails." (Yiddish proverb)

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"The nice thing about being a celebrity is that if you bore people they think it's their fault." (Henry Kissinger)

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"I don't want to become immortal through my work. I want to become immortal through not dying." (Woody Allen)

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"I'm not afraid of dying - I just don't want to be there when it happens!" (Woody Allen)

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"Imagination is more important than knowledge." (Sign hanging in Einstein's office at Princeton.)

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"Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts." (Albert Einstein)

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"We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them." (Albert Einstein)

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"Education is what remains after one has forgotten everything he learned in school." (Albert Einstein)

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"Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the the universe." (Albert Einstein)

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"Who of you by worrying can add a single hour to his life?" (Luke 12:25)

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"I've never been one who thought the Lord should make life easy; I've just asked Him to make me strong." ( Eva Bowring)

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"You are more important than your problems." (Jose Ferrer)

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"Good friend, always be open to the miracle of the second chance." (Rev. David Stier)

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"What is your heaviest burden?" asked the child. "To have nothing to carry," answered the old man." (Source Unknown)

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"Fear, too, is a type of faith - faith that it won't work out. (Sister Mary Tricky)"

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"Worry is a misuse of the imagination." (Dan Zadra)

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"At night I turn my problems over to God. He's going to be up all night anyway." (Carrie Westingson)

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Life's Family Quotes and Proverbs:


"They say marriages are made in heaven, but so are thunder and lightening." (Clint Eastwood) _____

"Every child deserves to have someone smile their biggest smile just because that child entered the room." (Source Unknown)

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"Let him who would move the world, first move himself." (Socrates)

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"People of integrity make an easy target for critics because they stand upright." (Bruce and Stan in Keeping God in the Small Stuff)

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"If you don't Stand For Something, you'll Fall For Anything." (Family Quotes - source unknown)

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“The squeaky wheel gets the grease.” (source unknown)

But...have you also heard,

"The nail that sticks out, gets hammered down!" (Chinese proverb)

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"If you're going to go through hell... I suggest you come back learning something." (Drew Barrymore)

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"Believing in fortune cookies leads to a crummy life." (Bruce and Stan in Keeping God in the Small Stuff)

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"The glory of young men is their strength, Gray Hair the splendor of the old." (Prov. 20:29 NIV)

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"It is easier to follow your leader if you have confidence in whom your leader is following." (Bruce and Stan in Keeping God in the Small Stuff)

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"Discretion: The art of being wiser than anyone else while letting no one know it." (source unknown)

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"After I'm dead, I'd rather have people ask why I have no monument than why I have one." {Cato the Elder (234-149 B.C.)}

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"I intend to live forever. So far, so good." (Steven Wright)

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"Have you ever noticed how easily puppies make human friends? yet all they do is wag their tails and fall over!" (Walter Anderson)

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"Forbidden Fruit is the main ingredient in many Jams!" (Source Unknown)

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"Worrying is like a rocking chair. It gives you something to do but it doesn't get you anywhere." (Source Unknown)

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"The best way to destroy your enemy, is to make him your friend." (Abraham Lincoln)

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"God must love the common man, He made so many of them." (Abraham Lincoln)

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"Education costs money, but then so does ignorance." (Sir Claus Moser)

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"Resentment kills a fool, and envy slays the simple." (Job 5:2 NIV)

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"The bad news is time flies. The good news is you're the pilot." (Micheal Althsuler)

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"The first step to wisdom is silence; the second is listening." (Source Unknown)

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"Good communication is as stimulating as coffee, and just as hard to sleep after." (Anne Morrow Lindbergh)

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"Into God's Temple of Eternity Drive a Nail of Gold." (Raymond Moriyama)


Family Quotes For Dads:


"...we have all had fathers who disciplined us and we respected them for it." (paraphrased from NIV, Heb.12:9)

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"When it was done out of love, who of us hasn't bragged about how tough our parents were on us, compared to today's standards." (M.Schultz)

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"Two are better than one,...if one falls down, his friend can help him up." (Eccl. 4:9-10 NIV)

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"If God didn't want man to hunt, He wouldn't have given us plaid shirts." (Johnny Carson)

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"Fathers, do not exasperate your children,..." Eph.6:4 NIV

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"Whether it is marks in school, sports, or their future career, let's not take our "encouragement" too far." (M.Schultz )

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"It is not the oath that makes us believe the man, but the man the oath." {Aeschylus (525-456 B.C.)}

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"A single conversation across the table with a wise man is better than ten years' mere study of books." (Henry Wadsworth Longfellow)

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"One father is worth more than a hundred schoolmasters." (George Herbert)

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Family Quotes For Women:


"Cold Hands, Warm Heart." (source unknown)

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"...we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope." Romans 5:3-4 NIV

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"Inside me there's a thin person struggling to get out, but I can usually sedate her with three of four cupcakes." (365 Days of Humor)

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Happiness is the best facelift. (Joni Mitchell)

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"A smile is the best make-up." (M. Schultz)

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Fun Family Quotes: Fishing - Golf - Diets - Kids, etc.


"We have enough youth, how about a fountain of Smart." (Source Unknown)

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"If You Don't Know Where You Are Going, You Will Wind Up Somewhere Else." (Yogi Berra)

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"I always start my diet on the same day, Tomorrow ." (source unknown)

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"Fishing isn't always easy...otherwise it would be called 'Catching' and too many people would be doing it." (source unknown)

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"Fishermen and Hypochondriacs are a lot alike. They're happy if they catch anything!" (source unknown)

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"I'm so unfamiliar with the gym, I call it James". (Chi McBride)

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"The only exercise I get is pushing my luck, stretching the truth, and jumping to conclusions, although, I have been known to carry a grudge." (365 Days of Humor)

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"I go to schools and run around the gym with the kids. The parents will say to me afterwards, 'Wow, you relate to them so well.' That's because I'm one of them." (Simon Whitfield - Gold Medalist for men's triathlon at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia. Quoted from Alive magazine April 2007 )

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I hit the ball as hard as I can. If I can find it, I hit it again." (John Daly on Late Night With Conan O'Brien)

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"Never trust a dog to watch your food." -Patrick, age 10

"When your Dad is mad and asks you, 'Do I look stupid?' don't answer." -Hannah, age 9

"Never tell your mom her diet's not working." -Michael, age 14
(Uncle John's Bathroom Reader for Kids Only!)

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"It's bad luck to believe in superstitions." (Source Unknown)

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"Food gained by fraud tastes sweet to a man, but he ends up with a mouth full of gravel." (Proverbs 20:17 NIV) (gravel and a gut!...no sneaking food!)

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"Don't go out if it's raining cats and dogs. You might step in a Poodle." (Garfield, the Cat)

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"Never lick icing off a sharp knife." (Source Unknown)

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"It's hard to be serious when you're naked." (Source Unknown)

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"I've got a a philosophy about exercise. I don't think you should punish your legs for something your mouth did." (Source Unknown)

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Here's a great quote by Fiona McCardle and Jim Andrew;





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