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"Most people are other people, their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation" ~Oscar Wilde (1854-1900)

 

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So much of what is best in us is bound up in our love of family, that it remains the measure of our stability because it measures our sense of loyalty. All other pacts of love or fear derive from it and are modeled upon it.
~ Haniel Long - [Family]

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Women know what men have long forgotten. The ultimate economic and spiritual unit of any civilization is still the family.
~ Clare Boothe Luce - [Family]

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As to the family, I have never understood how that fits in with the other ideals --or, indeed, why it should be an ideal at all. A group of closely related persons living under one roof; it is a convenience, often a necessity, sometimes a pleasure, sometimes the reverse; but who first exalted it as admirable, an almost religious ideal?
~ Rose Macaulay - [Family]

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I would rather start a family than finish one.
~ Don Marquis - [Family]

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The Family is the Country of the heart. There is an angel in the Family who, by the mysterious influence of grace, of sweetness, and of love, renders the fulfillment of duties less wearisome, sorrows less bitter. The only pure joys unmixed with sadness which it is given to man to taste upon earth are, thanks to this angel, the joys of the Family.
~ Giuseppe Mazzini - [Family]

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Sisters are always drying their hair. Locked into rooms, alone, they pose at the mirror, shoulders bare, trying this way and that their hair, or fly importunate down the stair to answer the telephone.
~ Phyllis Mcginley - [Family]

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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 - [Family]

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Every man sees in his relatives, and especially in his cousins, a series of grotesque caricatures of himself.
~ H. L. Mencken - [Family]

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There is little less trouble in governing a private family than a whole kingdom.
~ Michel Eyquem De Montaigne - [Family]

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There is not much less vexation in the government of a private family than in the managing of an entire state.
~ Michel Eyquem De Montaigne - [Family]

 

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