Top 100 Only The Family Quotes

#1. Only the family, society's smallest unit, can change and yet maintain enough continuity to rear children who will not be "strangers in a strange land," who will be rooted firmly enough to grow and adapt.

Salvador Minuchin

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#2. She says screens are the cigarettes of our age. They're toxic, and we're only going to realize the damage they're doing when it's too late.

Sophie Kinsella

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#3. My family is Anglo-Indian, and of the four children, I'm the only one who wasn't born in India.

Glen Duncan

Only The Family Quotes #1487
#4. Several hundred years ago, the only thing that slave families had was cooking and their family meals.

George Tillman Jr.

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#5. I can see getting married and having a family, because it is the next thing on the agenda. You can only do this for so long. I'm old, and my friends all have kids. And I'm single, still blow drying my hair!

David Spade

Only The Family Quotes #7807
#6. At the end of the day, I only trust my family.

Ali Lohan

Only The Family Quotes #7899
#7. Disease may score a direct hit on only one member of a family, but shrapnel tears the flesh of the others.

Betty Rollin

Only The Family Quotes #15813
#8. The NFL is such a large, multibillion dollar enterprise with fan loyalty because they have provided not only entertainment for sports fans, but memories, good memories, family memories to these fans, that can only bring about good will.

Wendell Pierce

Only The Family Quotes #16051
#9. I am my own woman ... and was, long before I became Prime Minister. Attending to my family's needs only made me stronger as a leader because if you know how to run a home and ensure each person's particular need is met, it's the best leadership training you can have.

Kamla Persad-Bissessar

Only The Family Quotes #19508
#10. The foolish families worry over blood. I care nothing for purity of family or ancestry. That is a vain thing. I care only for strength. What a man can do to other men, women.

Pierce Brown

Only The Family Quotes #20972
#11. You are the One and Only Ivan," he calls.
I nod, then turn toward my family, my life, my home.
"Mighty Silverback," I whisper.

Katherine Applegate

Only The Family Quotes #24664
#12. The union of the family lies in love; and love is the only reconciliation of authority and liberty.

Robert Hugh Benson

Only The Family Quotes #25220
#13. It's a saying they have, that a man has a false heart in his mouth for the world to see, another in his breast to show to his special friends and his family, and the real one, the true one, the secret one, which is never known to anyone except to himself alone, hidden only God knows where.

James Clavell

Only The Family Quotes #25828
#14. From day one, since I was traded to the Clippers, the team has been amazing to not only me, but to my family.

Chris Paul

Only The Family Quotes #26532
#15. The only way Father is going to be upset in this case, is with the way the two of you are behaving toward one another. We are family, whether you believe it or not. Your lack of faith in Lucifer is what will do the damage in the long run. It has nothing at all to do with the time I spend with him.

Melyssa Winchester

Only The Family Quotes #27965
#16. I feel like I was born the day my kids were and that my life before was only there to gain wisdom for them. The point is you do your best. Your very best every day. You do it and you do it for them!

Drew Barrymore

Only The Family Quotes #31902
#17. There is a voice in my head that is only silenced by the scratching of my pen

Jessica-Lynn Barbour

Only The Family Quotes #38431
#18. No ordinary work done by a man is either as hard or as responsible as the work of a woman who is bringing up a family of small children; for upon her time and strength demands are made not only every hour of the day but often every hour of the night.

Theodore Roosevelt

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#19. I'm often asked if I regret not going to Hollywood. I'm glad I didn't go, because if I had I wouldn't have my extended family, which is the fabric of my life. Only recently have I realised how special and unusual it is.

Francesca Annis

Only The Family Quotes #40527
#20. A young musician plays scales in his room and only bores his family. A beginning writer, on the other hand, sometimes has the misfortune of getting into print.

Marguerite Yourcenar

Only The Family Quotes #41623
#21. At a time when the American family is threatened as never before, redefining it away from the union of one man and one woman only promises to weaken it as a child-rearing, values-conveying institution.

Marco Rubio

Only The Family Quotes #45913
#22. Adoption has the dimension of connection - not only to your own tribe, but beyond, widening the scope of what constitutes love, ties and family. It is a larger embrace. By adopting, we stretch past our immediate circles and, by reaching out, find an unexpected sense of belonging with others.

Isabella Rossellini

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#23. I don't remember my parents together, ever: my father was much older, and really only interested in collecting magazines and bathroom suites; we were the only family in the area to have a bathroom suite on the lawn.

Paula Yates

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#24. The family only represents one aspect, however important an aspect, of a human being's functions and activities. A life is beautiful and ideal or the reverse, only when we have taken into our consideration the social as well as the family relationship.

Havelock Ellis

Only The Family Quotes #53139
#25. You will not be asked about your culture in your grave. And you will not be judged based on your Father's last name. When the trumpet blares, there will be no more kings, only slaves. And your family traditions will not be able to keep you safe.

Boonaa Mohammed

Only The Family Quotes #57664
#26. It could only be the employment of carriage whips, tongs, iron pokers, handsaws, stones, paperweights, or whatever might be handy to break the black body, the black family, the black community, the black nation. The bodies were pulverized into stock and marked with insurance. And

Ta-Nehisi Coates

Only The Family Quotes #58770
#27. Dying is a very solitary thing. The only thing we can do it be there when she wants us there.

Lois Lowry

Only The Family Quotes #60256
#28. Marriage and family are only what we make of them. Without that they're just a nest of hypocrisy. Garbage and empty words. But if there is real love, of the sort one doesn't go around telling everyone about, the sort that is felt and lived ...

Carlos Ruiz Zafon

Only The Family Quotes #60471
#29. You discover something so awful, so life-changing, the only way you can cope is to jump straight into denial.

Jane Green

Only The Family Quotes #66962
#30. I've made a dozen films in the English language. But then, for love, for my family and friends, I returned to Europe ... I annoyingly - looking back - turned down films like 007, 'For Your Eyes Only,' written specially for me.

Ornella Muti

Only The Family Quotes #67441
#31. The police cannot protect the citizen at this stage of our development, and they cannot even protect themselves in many cases. It is up to the private citizen to protect himself and his family, and this is not only acceptable, but mandatory.

Jeff Cooper

Only The Family Quotes #68938
#32. Skiing not only for yourself and your family, but for your country, was surreal. The amount of support I got from back home in Indiana was insane.

Nick Goepper

Only The Family Quotes #70214
#33. Mr. Bucket was the only person in the family with a job. He worked in a toothpaste factory, where he sat all day long at a bench and screwed the little caps onto the tops of the tubes of toothpaste after the tubes had been filled.

Roald Dahl

Only The Family Quotes #70298
#34. In our family histories, the frontier between fact and fiction is vague, especially in the record of events that took place before we were born, or when we were too young to record them accurately; there are few maps to these remote regions, and only the occasional sign to guide the explorer.

Adam Sisman

Only The Family Quotes #70628
#35. The only reason a man should ever pick up a sword was to protect those he loved, not to willfully take the life of someone else's beloved.

Sherrilyn Kenyon

Only The Family Quotes #71736
#36. It is not only my laboratory and my place of work but also my home, so that on the 30th October I was able to share my happiness immediately with my students and collaborators and, at the same time, with my wife and family.

George Porter

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#37. Family is the only real wealth,


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#38. If this world could only grasp the power of forgiveness. Being able to forgive someone breaks the cycle of bitterness and vengeance

James Augustus St. John

Only The Family Quotes #82350
#39. Everything falls apart. The only thing in life that is permanent is family.

Elizabeth Gilbert

Only The Family Quotes #83401
#40. Society flourishes when and only when its molecular unit, the family, flourishes. We know that lasting improvement comes only in the small increments produced by individuals adhering to the simple rules of life ...

George Will

Only The Family Quotes #84572
#41. Did you really JUST fall, Jeffrey?
Why does everybody in my family talk in these dramatic CAPITAL LETTERS all the time? Why am I the only calm one?

Jordan Sonnenblick

Only The Family Quotes #89162
#42. I was ever of the opinion, that the honest man who married and brought up a large family, did more service than he who continued single, and only talked of population.

Oliver Goldsmith

Only The Family Quotes #92139
#43. You know sit with your arm around a little kid and read. It not only teaches them to read but it keeps the family strong.

Barbara Bush

Only The Family Quotes #93895
#44. When the question arose whether I, as a member of the royal family, should take part in active combat in the Falklands, there was no question in her mind, and it only took her two days to sort the issue.

Prince Andrew

Only The Family Quotes #94573
#45. I can only sign over everything,
the house, the dog, the ladders, the jewels,
the soul, the family tree, the mailbox.
Then I can sleep.

Anne Sexton

Only The Family Quotes #94801
#46. The only reason i love the courage of these individuals is that they take their family members as astray chicks, and the reason i don't want to belong to this category is because those chicks are far more important to me than trivial wealth and fame.

Michael Bassey Johnson

Only The Family Quotes #94802
#47. We can change so many times in our lives. We're born into a family, and it's the only life we can imagine, but it changes. Buildings collapse. Fires burn. And the next second we're someplace else entirely, going through different motions and trying to keep up with this new person we've become.

Lauren DeStefano

Only The Family Quotes #95171
#48. If you should choose to look at those files, you will have to live with the consequences of your choices while, at the same time, being mindful that these choices will not only effect you, but will also infect, sorry, I intended to say effect, our entire family.

Donna K. Childree

Only The Family Quotes #95443
#49. I've got my feet on the ground because I've got a lovely family waiting for me when I get home, even though they're not my flesh and blood. I haven't got children. That's my only regret, I suppose.

Bonnie Tyler

Only The Family Quotes #97093
#50. Photography is there to construct the idea of us as a great family and we go on vacations and take these pictures and then we look at them later and we say, 'Isn't this a great family?' So photography is instrumental in creating family not only as a memento, a souvenir, but also a kind of mythology.

Larry Sultan

Only The Family Quotes #100858
#51. My experiences always influence my writing, but usually only on an emotional level. I have experienced death of a family member and it's easy to dredge up those feelings and get them on the page.

Kim Smith

Only The Family Quotes #103427
#52. The end of a marriage has got to be one of the saddest events one can experience. I've heard that the pain [of divorce] is second only to an actual death in the family, and that sounds about right.

Danica McKellar

Only The Family Quotes #105073
#53. He's not the only one who's got people to worry about," Rachel said. "I have a family. We
all do."
"Not me," Tobias said softly. He smiled his sad, crooked smile. "It's true. No one gives a rat's
rear about me."
"I do," Rachel said.

K.A. Applegate

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#54. The only reason I got married in 2003 was for my children. I had a therapist who said marriage is really a container for a family, and that made sense to me.

Julianne Moore

Only The Family Quotes #111640
#55. I admire people's marriages, and I think it's a wonderful thing to have, but I don't think it's the only way to live. I think there are many ways to live and many ways to establish intimate support in your life that can be from family or friends or great roommates that you like.

Linda Ronstadt

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#56. He was only the second or third in his sprawling family (their religion, Skip once said, was Irish Alcoholic) to ever go to college. Clan

Stephen King

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#57. Families were nothing more than hope cast out in a wide net, everyone wanting only the best.

Emma Straub

Only The Family Quotes #125078
#58. I have no child to inherit my properties. You, the people, are my only family, and to make you happy is the reason I do politics.

Park Geun-hye

Only The Family Quotes #127356
#59. I'm the only one in my family who is deaf, and there are still conversations that go around me that I miss out on. And I ask what's going on, and I have to ask to be included. But I'm not going to be sad about it. I don't live in sad isolation. It's just a situation I'm used to.

Marlee Matlin

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#60. Small family farmers are the only things that can save us because they take care of the land. Future farmers of America are going to be our heroes. Same with biodiesel, either way we need small family saustainable and organic farmers.

Willie Nelson

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#61. Responsibility is something higher than my family, my country, my firm, my success. Responsibility to the order of Being, where, and only where, they will be properly judged.

Vaclav Havel

Only The Family Quotes #142432
#62. In the '80s the band was 24/7. You were only as good as what you were producing at any given moment. Now my family is more important. I also think having the shock of your mum and dad dying humbles you slightly.

Gary Kemp

Only The Family Quotes #150124
#63. The only thing I don't like about acting is that it takes so much time away from my family. Otherwise, I don't have any complaints.

Mark Wahlberg

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#64. My brother, who's a violinist now, was the real ham, the real performer of the family. His passion for the violin is the only thing that kept him from being an actor.

Peter Dinklage

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#65. Your husband or your wife is the only person you can really choose to be your family and to have unconditional love with them.

Jessica Alba

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#66. If you don't understand how a woman could both love her sister dearly and want to wring her neck at the same time, then you were probably an only child.

Linda Sunshine

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#67. Nobody's perfect, but I hold myself accountable. I think about the choices I make because they not only affect me, they affect all of my fans and my family.

Joey Lawrence

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#68. When I was a kid, nobody in my family had a car. And I didn't have many toys. The only toys I had were the ones I would steal.


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#69. Will had been ruined by fluke circumstances - wrong place, wrong time. And he wasn't only being robbed of his future, but also his past; all of his hard work, the respect of his family, his fiancee, career, and friends ...

Shane Stadler

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#70. The only thing I care about is my family.

Terry Bradshaw

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#71. When God blesses you, not only will He bless you personally, but He will bless your family, your field, your crops, and your land. According to Deuteronomy 28, God will take you who used to be the tail and make you the head.

T.D. Jakes

Only The Family Quotes #177733
#72. What will life be like without her? I am dreadfully sad she is leaving. What if she just disappears; gets tired of all this trouble at home? What if she leaves me too? How heavy is a dresser when you're the only one pushing it against the door? I feel truly on my own.

Mira Bartok

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#73. ROMANOFF: Every Russian family line ends in a czar. That's the only way the genealogist gets paid, sir.

Margaret Stohl

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#74. The heart of a person only beats when it's surrounded by blood, by family.

Erica Goros

Only The Family Quotes #183217
#75. Now we have this idea that, not only do you go to first grade to learn your family's language, but you go to a university to learn about the person you were before you left home.

Richard Rodriguez

Only The Family Quotes #183800
#76. I was raised in a family where vulnerability was barely tolerated: no training wheels on our bicycles, no goggles in the pool, just get it done. And so I grew up not only with discomfort about my own vulnerability, I didn't care for it in other people either.

Brene Brown

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#77. As the years pass by, we'll glance at faded photographs recalling memories shared with special friends and family, never wanting it to end. Memories are the only thing left within the end." Judy

M. William Phelps

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#78. Never underestimate the value of the ministry you have in the place where God has called you - even if it's "only" among your family and friends. - Jenni Davenport -

Gary Chapman

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#79. I would say that Juventus is a myth not only in Italy, because it's the most loved team in Italy, but also around the world. And it has been in my family since birth.

Lapo Elkann

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#80. The only opportunity you will ever have to live by faith is in the circumstances you are provided this very day: this house you live in, this family you find yourself in, this job you have been given, the weather conditions that prevail at the ... moment.

Eugene H. Peterson

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#81. If I try to make only enough money for my family' immediate needs, it may violate Scripture ... Even though earning just enough to meet the needs of my family may seem nonmaterialistic, it's actually selfish when I could earn enough to care for others as well.

Randy Alcorn

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#82. Just as Napoleon was the sole authority in the state, so the husband and father was to exercise authority over his family. Unfortunately the only possible result of despotism on either level is hypocrisy.

J. Christopher Herold

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#83. My family could only afford to get me the box of eight Crayola crayons, but I craved the one with all 24 colours. I wanted magenta and turquoise and silver and gold.

Joni Mitchell

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#84. And talking of the dear family party which would then be restored, of their mutual pursuits and cheerful society, as the only happiness worth a wish.

Jane Austen

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#85. Being an only child, I didn't have any other family but my mom and dad really, since the rest of my family lived quite far away from London.

Tom Hardy

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#86. Both sides of my family had come from Ireland in the 19th century for the same reason: There was nothing to eat over there. Since then, I've tried to make up for the potato famine by making the potato the only vegetable that passes these lips.

Art Donovan

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#87. In a city like New York, especially for young professionals who aren't in a family situation, most people don't cook for themselves. This is the only city I've ever lived in where I eat out every night.

Cary Fukunaga

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#88. learn pretty damn fast that everything else is smoke and mirrors. Fame. Money. Success. You realize that life is fleeting and family's what it's all about. It's the only thing that matters.

Brenda Novak

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#89. Only religion could justify killing an adult with a family because he carried out abortions of unwanted or unhealthy fetuses that don't even have the intelligence of a typical fish.

David Alan Harvey

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#90. Comedy is the only profession where love from a stranger is better than love from a family member. You need to perform for strangers to see if you're really funny. If they laugh and cheer, it's the greatest thing in the world.

Jay Leno

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#91. The results of this survey are shocking and should be a wake-up call to men and women that drinking and smoking too much not only gives you a bad headache in the morning but can affect your ability to start a family.

Ann Robinson

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#92. When a child gives you a gift, even if it is a rock they just picked up, exude gratitude. it may be the only thing they have to give, and they have chosen to give it to you

Dean Jackson

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#93. I'm thirteen years old, and I think I'm at the crossroads of my life. I've got to make good between now and the time I'm twenty, and I have only seven years to do it in. Besides, I'm the father of my family and I've got to earn all the money I can.

Mary Pickford

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#94. I have been blinded, as many of us have been blinded by our needs. I had thought of only my family
this was the limit to my responsibility, and therefore, my vision.

F. Sionil Jose

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#95. My most treasured possessions are not things; they are only things, my friends, family and animals are what counts.

John The Apostle

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#96. There is a lot of gender segregation. You still have many poor women who work in women-only jobs. In the family, in most cases, only women have the double job of working outside the home and taking care of the family.

Alix Kates Shulman

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#97. Business fits me best. The only reason I went into modeling originally was to help out my family, because I knew that money gave you freedom.

Beverly Johnson

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#98. I keep thinking about all the time away from my family this will cause, and the time away from the other family at Pixar," Jobs said. "But the only reason I want to do it is that the world will be a better place with Apple in it.

Walter Isaacson

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#99. In The Pale King, David Foster Wallace has his narrator remark that "it was a little bit like a for-profit company, my family, in that you were pretty much only as good as your last sales quarter.

William Deresiewicz

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#100. If I had to give advice about parents, it would be this: Value your relationships with them. Those relationships are what you stand for. Not only are we blessed to wear a uniform that says PHILLIES on the front, but we have our names on the back. That name means you're playing for your family.

Jim Thome

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