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FAMILY

Tammera

Sacramento, United States

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I don’t care how poor a man is; if he has family, he’s rich. ~Dan Wilcox and Thad Mumford, “Identity Crisis,” M*A*S*H
It is not flesh and blood but the heart which makes us fathers and sons. ~Johann Schiller
The family is a haven in a heartless world. ~Attributed to Christopher Lasch
Nobody has ever before 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
Families are like fudge – mostly sweet with a few nuts. ~Author Unknown
The thing about family disasters is that you never have to wait long before the next one puts the previous one into perspective. ~Robert Brault, www.robertbrault.com
When you look at your life, the greatest happinesses are family happinesses. ~Joyce Brothers
In some families, please is described as the magic word. In our house, however, it was sorry. ~Margaret Laurence
You don’t choose your family. They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them. ~Desmond Tutu
An ounce of blood is worth more than a pound of friendship. ~Spanish Proverb
Call it a clan, call it a network, call it a tribe, call it a family. Whatever you call it, whoever you are, you need one. ~Jane Howard
Family quarrels are bitter things. They don’t go by any rules. They’re not like aches or wounds; they’re more like splits in the skin that won’t heal because there’s not enough material. ~F. Scott Fitzgerald
Our most basic instinct is not for survival but for family. Most of us would give our own life for the survival of a family member, yet we lead our daily life too often as if we take our family for granted. ~Paul Pearshall
The happiest moments of my life have been the few which I have passed at home in the bosom of my family. ~Thomas Jefferson
And thank you for a house full of people I love. Amen. ~Terri Guillemets
The family – that dear octopus from whose tentacles we never quite escape, nor, in our inmost hearts, ever quite wish to. ~Dodie Smith
The great gift of family life is to be intimately acquainted with people you might never even introduce yourself to, had life not done it for you. ~Kendall Hailey, The Day I Became an Autodidact
In time of test, family is best. ~Burmese Proverb
Family is just accident…. They don’t mean to get on your nerves. They don’t even mean to be your family, they just are. ~Marsha Norman
The only rock I know that stays steady, the only institution I know that works is the family. ~Lee Iacocca
Digital Art
Photoshop CS3
Public Domain Image:
Wikimedia.org (Commons):
Family 1977 Oil painting by Morton Traylor

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