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Motivational Family Quotes

May these quotes about Family inspire and motivate you.

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

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No man stands so tall as when he stoops to help a child.
- Anonymous (often attributed to Abraham Lincoln)

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

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


 

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

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

In dwelling, live close to the ground.
In thinking, keep to the simple.
In conflict, be fair and generous.
In governing, don't try to control.
In work, do what you enjoy.
In family life, be completely present.
- Lao Tzu


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

Fate makes us family. choice makes us friends.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Nothing echoes like an empty mailbox.
- Charles M. Schulz' cartoon Peanuts

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

I am at Peace with myself,
my family, my community, and the world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Insanity runs in my family. It practically gallops.
- the movie Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)

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

In all our contacts, it is probably the sense
of being really needed and wanted
which gives us the greatest satisfaction
and creates the most lasting bond.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Give a man one rabbit, and he will eat for a day;
give a man two rabbits, and he will
feed his family and his neighbors
and return you 64,768 rabbits in change.
- Anonymous

Happiness is having a large, loving, caring,
close-knit family in another city.
- George Burns

In order to be happy with a man,
you must understand him a lot and love him a little.
To be happy with a woman, you must love her a lot
and not try to understand her at all.
- Helen Rowland

Here's a toast to your new bride who has everything a girl
could want in her life, except for good taste in men.
- Anonymous

Nothing is more important in our national life
than the welfare of our children.
- Harry S. Truman (when signing the National School Lunch Act in 1946)

Our opportunity is to Soar our Spirit.
To see Light and Joy in everything.
To spread our wings and fly boldly.
To give thanks for rainbows and butterflies -
our symbols of renewal and rebirth.
To offer daily Thanksgiving - for ourselves, our family,
our friends, our community, for the whole world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Children are born innocent.
Before they are domesticated they live in the moment,
love without fear, and don't even think about the opinions of others.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Tell me whom you live with,
and I will tell you who you are.
- Spanish Proverb

You can learn how to let go of the past.
Whether you have experienced a break up
with someone you cared for deeply,
whether death has taken a loved one,
whether you have had a feud with a friend or family member,
whether you have lost a job.
Move on and let go.
Life can be joyful and rewarding again.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

No one can find inner peace except by working,
not in a self-centered way, but for the whole human family.
- Peace Pilgrim

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

Everyone I Love Becomes My Family -
and I Love Everyone.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Kindness is the light that dissolves
all walls between souls, families, and nations.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

If you doubt the virtue in self-honor,
remember what the flight attendant says,
"Put your own oxygen mask on first."
You are of no use to anyone else
if you have not taken care of your own needs first -
this includes your own emotional,
as well as physical, well-being.
In addition, your greatest value to your children,
your family, your friends, and your community
is the example you set, leading a great life that inspires
those around you to emulate your being.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our loved ones -
whether by blood, by marriage, or by choice -
are delicate treasures.
If we hold them too close, they break -
as a butterfly would.
By honoring and enjoying
the freedom of our loved ones,
we gain our own freedom.
Have the courage to trust that
the beautiful butterflies of your life
will return - or not - as life intends.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You are my home - the place to which I always return.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

My Loved One
You are my ground and you are my rainbow.
You are my butterfly and you are my ecstasy.
You are the start of my journeys and always my destination.
You are my home - the place to which I always return.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

You are my Family
- Karen Drucker

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

We find delight in the beauty and happiness of children
that makes the heart too big for the body.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

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

Suspicion and jealousy are the death knell of any relationship.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

A working definition of Honor is,
"respect or esteem that has been earned."
Contemplate that for a moment.
It would be very special to earn the respect and esteem
of our family, our friends, our co-workers, our community, wouldn't it?
If anything, it is of even more moment to honor yourself.
Those who are successful and happy earn their own
self-respect and self-esteem.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

There can be no keener revelation of a society's soul
than the way in which it treats its children.
- Nelson Mandela

Our opportunity is always to make the choice for Joy.
To see the world with new eyes - open eyes - loving eyes.
To choose compassion and understanding -
for ourselves, our family, our friends,
our community, for the whole world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I have also seen children successfully
surmounting the effects of an evil inheritance.
That is due to purity being an inherent attribute of the soul.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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

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

The hardest of all, is learning to be
a well of affection, and not a fountain,
to show them that we love them,
not when we feel like it, but when they do.
- Nan Fairbrother

A child miseducated is a child lost.
- John F. Kennedy

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

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

For a happy marriage,
love and accept your spouse just the way they are.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths,
but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands.
- Anne Frank

Men are what their mothers made them.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

We must not inflict life on children who will be resented;
we must not inflict unwanted children on society.
- Anne Lamott

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

It is a wise father that knows his own child.
- William Shakespeare

My Chosen Family
You are my family, but we don't share blood.
You are my family by choice.
The most powerful bond is the one that we choose.
I choose you as my friend, and rejoice.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

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

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

No partner in a love relationship...
should feel that he has to give up
an essential part of himself to make it viable.
- May Sarton

Sisters are different flowers from the same garden.
- Anonymous

I soothe my conscience now with the thought that
it is better for hard words to be on paper
than that Mummy should carry them in her heart.
- Anne Frank

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

We all tend to measure our worth by what we DO -
the actions we take.
We also highly value what we SAY.
However, the greatest impact we have
on our family, our friends,
and our world is our kindness and love.
A bowl of soup served with love
is a greater gift than a steak dinner served brusquely.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Oh, the comfort, the inexpressible comfort
of feeling safe with a person;
having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words,
but to pour them all out, just as they are,
chaff and grain together,
knowing that a faithful hand will take and sift them,
keep what is worth keeping, and then,
with a breath of kindness, blow the rest away.
- George Eliot


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