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The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

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Every child comes with the message
that God is not yet discouraged of man.
- Rabindranath Tagore PHOTO

A happy family is but an earlier heaven.
- George Bernard Shaw

Mother is the name for God
in the lips and hearts of little children.
- William Makepeace Thackeray

 

He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother.
- Roe Fulkerson

Let parents bequeath to their children
not riches, but the spirit of reverence.
- Plato

Sisters are different flowers from the same garden.
- Anonymous

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To the people who love you,
you are beautiful already.
This is not because they're
blind to your shortcomings
but because they so clearly see your soul.
- Victoria Moran

The ache for home lives in all of us,
the safe place where we can
go as we are and not be questioned.
- Maya Angelou

Unlike grown-ups, children have little need to deceive themselves.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Nothing you do for a child is ever wasted.
- Garrison Keillor

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

What can you do to promote world peace?
Go home and love your family.
- Mother Teresa

Your greatest gift to your family and friends is yourself -
your relaxed, happy, and fully-present self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You are my family because I CHOOSE you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You are my Family
- Karen Drucker

Sister is probably the most competitive
relationship within the family,
but once the sisters are grown,
it becomes the strongest relationship.
- Margaret Mead

The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree
is the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other.
- Burton Hills

Nobody has ever asked the nuclear family to live
all by itself in a box the way we do.
With no relatives, no support,
we've put it in an impossible situation.
- Margaret Mead

The magic words for a great family are,
"I love you just the way you are."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What is our family?
We touch our full hearts and see ourselves
reflected whole in each other's eyes.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Consider a new beginning with your family -
choose to take them less seriously.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sometimes, our family's most important job
is reminding us how unimportant we are.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

My father and he had one of those English friendships
which begins by avoiding the intimacies
and eventually eliminates speech altogether.
- Jorge Luis Borges

I think, at a child's birth,
if a mother could ask a fairy godmother
to endow it with the most useful gift,
that gift should be curiosity.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Raising children is an incredibly hard and risky business
in which no cumulative wisdom is gained:
each generation repeats the mistakes the previous one made.
- Bill Cosby

If we are to teach real peace in this world,
and if we are to carry on a real war against war,
we shall have to begin with the children.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

You know the only people who are always sure about
the proper way to raise children? Those who've never had any.
- Bill Cosby

That married couples can live together day after day
is a miracle that the Vatican has overlooked.
- Bill Cosby

A sister is a gift to the heart,
a friend to the spirit,
a golden thread to the meaning of life.
- Isadora James

No matter how calmly you try to referee,
parenting will eventually produce bizarre behavior,
and I'm not talking about the kids.
Their behavior is always normal.
- Bill Cosby

The object of education is to prepare the young
to educate themselves throughout their lives.
- Robert M. Hutchins

The most important thing a father
can do for his children
is to love their mother.
- Henry Ward Beecher

Being a role model is the most powerful form of educating.
Youngsters need good models more than they need critics.
It's one of a parent's greatest responsibilities and opportunities.
- John Wooden

A house is not a home unless it
contains food and fire
for the mind as well as the body.
- Benjamin Franklin

Children are natural Zen masters;
their world is brand new in each and every moment.
- John Bradshaw

Home is where we feel comfortable.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

No love, no friendship can cross the path of our destiny
without leaving some mark on it forever.
- Francois Muriac

When your whole family is loving and supportive, it is a great blessing.
But when family members are indifferent or hostile, release your expectations,
and find the love and support you need elsewhere.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A house is made of walls and beams;
a home is built with love and dreams.
- Anonymous

Instead of needing lots of children,
we need high-quality children.
- Margaret Mead

The heart of a mother is a deep abyss
at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.
- Honore de Balzac

The solution to adult problems tomorrow
depends in large measure upon
how our children grow up today.
- Margaret Mead

Many societies have educated their male children
on the simple device of teaching them not to be women.
- Margaret Mead

Children aren't happy with nothing to ignore,
and that's what parents were created for.
- Ogden Nash

Youngsters need good models more than they need critics.
- John Wooden

Home is not a structure, but the place that we feel comfortable -
the place we belong - the place of our loved ones.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sex education may be a good idea in the schools,
but I don't believe the kids should be given homework.
- Bill Cosby

That I was born to this circle - I am blessed.
That I choose to stand in this circle - I am proud.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Nothing can bring a real sense of security
into the home except true love.
- Billy Graham

You can't go home again because home has ceased to exist
except in the mothballs of memory.
- John Steinbeck (Travels With Charley)

When a father gives to his son, both laugh;
when a son gives to his father, both cry.
- William Shakespeare

But what a cruel thing is war
to separate and destroy families and friends.
- Robert E. Lee

If there is anything that we wish to change in the child,
we should first examine it and see whether it is
not something that could better be changed in ourselves.
- Carl Jung

The final forming of a person's character
lies in their own hands.
- Anne Frank

No one has yet realized the wealth of sympathy,
the kindness and generosity hidden in the soul of a child.
The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure.
- Emma Goldman

Let us honor all children,
and put ourselves into service
preparing a magnificent
earthly home for future generations.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Lighten up! Slow down the shopping.
Your greatest gift to your family and friends is yourself -
your relaxed, happy, and fully-present self.
Consider gifting hand-made cards with messages
of true appreciation in place of store-bought presents.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I used to tell my husband that,
if he could make me "understand" something,
it would be clear to all the other people in the country.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Mother's love grows by giving.
- Charles Lamb

There was never a child so lovely
but his mother was glad to get him to sleep.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

A mother is not a person to lean on,
but a person to make leaning unnecessary.
- Dorothy Canfield Fisher

We are now at a point where we must educate our children
in what no one knew yesterday,
and prepare our schools for what no one knows yet.
- Margaret Mead

A mother is one to whom you hurry when you are troubled.
- Emily Dickinson

Even though your kids will consistently do the exact
opposite of what you're telling them to do,
you have to keep loving them just as much.
- Bill Cosby

Home is where our loved ones are.
Home is not a structure, but the place that we feel comfortable,
the place we belong - the place of our loved ones.
A palace is not a home without loved ones.
A shack or an open field can be paradise
when shared with a loving family.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Parents are not interested in justice,
they're interested in peace and quiet.
- Bill Cosby

If you get frustrated by some of your family,
focus on the good aspects of your relationship
and attempt to overlook the irritations.
Then give thanks for everyone who plays a part in your life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

One of the sanest, surest, and most generous joys of life
comes from being happy over the good fortune of others.
- Robert A. Heinlein

The being of our mothers is forever branded onto our own being.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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