• Other things may change us, but we start and end with the family.
    ~ Anthony Brandt
  • The advantage of growing up with siblings is that you become very good at fractions.
    ~ Robert Brault
  • We cannot destroy kindred: our chains stretch a little sometimes, but they never break.
    ~ Author Unknown
  • The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
    ~ George Santayana
  • The informality of family life is a blessed condition that allows us to become our best while looking our worst.
    The informality of family life is a blessed condition that allows us to become our best while looking our worst.
    ~ Marge Kennedy
  • In a household of toddlers and pets, we discover this rule of thumb about happy families - that they are least two-thirds incontinent.
    ~ Robert Brault
  • If the family were a fruit, it would be an orange, a circle of sections, held together but separable - each segment distinct.
    ~ Letty Cottin Pogrebin
  • What greater thing is there for human souls than to feel that they are joined for life - to be with each other in silent unspeakable memories.
    ~ George Eliot
  • The only rock I know that stays steady, the only institution I know that works is the family.
    ~ Lee Iacocca
  • 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