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Top 100 Quotes About Difficult Family

#1. I grew up in a very difficult country, a very oppressive situation because of the Somoza dictatorship. My family was in opposition to Somoza; Somoza was a liberal, and my family were conservatives. These were the two traditional parties in Nicaragua. - Author: Gioconda Belli
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#2. I am so lucky. I used to think trust means "never let you down", but really, it's about love. Family can't always help fix a difficult situation, and everybody makes mistakes. We shouldn't expect perfect. But we can hope that the people we love love us enough to try to make it right. - Author: Miranda Kenneally
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#3. Raising a family is difficult enough. But it's even more difficult for single parents struggling to make ends meet. They don't need more obstacles. They need more opportunities. - Author: Bill Richardson
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#4. Every successful artist comes from a family - parents or siblings or both - who, although equally gifted, chose not to pursue the treacherous and difficult path of the artist. - Author: Chris Abani
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#5. Life can be difficult sometimes, it gets bumpy. What with family and kids and things not going exactly like you planned. But that's what makes it interesting. In life the first act is always exciting. The second act, that is where the depth comes in. - Author: Joyce Van Patten
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#6. Family time was very difficult when my girls were little, but I never missed a birthday; I was there for every major event. - Author: Jeff Dunham
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#7. When you have a family, or even when you're just seeing a girl, it's difficult to be skint. - Author: Bill Nighy
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#8. Grandma; it was to grandma I truly wanted to have returned, but she was no more. I could only remember the day she died. The tears mother shed on me, as if I was going to face a more difficult world than any other member of our family. Pg.100 - Author: Obehi Peter Ewanfoh
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#9. I think my faith is important. Being young as well, sometimes it's difficult, but I've got a good family behind me as well. - Author: Jermain Defoe
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#10. When I was a kid trying to communicate with family in the Soviet Union, it was very difficult. You had to go through the long-distance phone companies like MCI, which were difficult to navigate and expensive to make calls through. - Author: Jan Koum
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#11. Jason's got a family, so it's difficult for us to get together. - Author: Jeremy London
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#12. My dad was a terrible father. Dreadful. But he had a very difficult childhood. He was fostered - he never knew who his father was. So he had a very different attitude to family and kids. I don't have any issues. I'm not suffering some secret angst. - Author: Mark Billingham
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#13. You know raising a family in the lifestyle of a professional athlete can be very difficult. - Author: Robin Yount
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#14. I don't see how a woman in documentary photography could have children. I think it's a very difficult thing to do to raise a family, and I have enormous respect for people who do it. I'd hate to do something like that and not be good at it. - Author: Mary Ellen Mark
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#15. Choosing to break up your family is one of the most difficult decisions you will make in a lifetime. But once you have come to it; it will be with certainty. Certainty that you are ready to embrace the changes, the challenges and the joys of starting a new life. - Author: Lisa Thomson
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#16. The difficult child is the child who is unhappy. He is at war with himself; and in consequence, he is at war with the world. - Author: Alexander Sutherland Neill
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#17. My family joins me in sharing the difficult news that Gerald Ford, our beloved husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather has passed away at 93 years of age. His life was filled with love of God, his family and his country. - Author: Betty Ford
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#18. When I was younger, it was really difficult for me to get acting jobs, because you're a kid and you don't fit in the typical family. - Author: Crystal Lowe
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#19. Sometimes it was difficult to make friends and be social in school because I was always practicing while other kids were getting together and doing things. But it just made me closer to my family, and I realized that they would always be there no matter what. - Author: Nancy Kerrigan
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#20. It seems to me that unless you or someone very close to you has had a bad head injury, you really can't fathom it. You have no concept of what it is all about. It was so difficult for my whole family, not just me. - Author: Barbara Mandrell
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#21. Do as you must -- you are not a child. But understand that there are many people willing to make your life more difficult. It is up to you to find a way to make things easier for yourself. - Author: Nadia Hashimi
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#22. Respect elders; protect children. This I do believe. As a young man it is sometimes, in a charitable sense, difficult to shake the sentiment that every elderly person is my grandparent, and every child is my child. - Author: Criss Jami
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#23. As a mother, I - like everyone else - have to fill my gas tank in my car. I have to feed my family. I have to be able to make sure that I can keep a roof over their heads and, with things escalating the way they are, it's very difficult. People are losing their homes. - Author: Cindy McCain
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#24. Courting is always difficult when the one being courted has an elderly female relative in the house; they tend to mutter or cackle or bum cigarettes or, in the worst cases, get out the family photograph album, an act of aggression in the sex war which ought to be banned by a Geneva Convention. - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#25. I think what the Church should ideally do, and does appear to do in the context of straight relationships, is to support people in crossing from the easier pleasure of momentary carnal satisfaction, into the more difficult pleasure of love and family and relationship. - Author: Andrew Solomon
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#26. The most difficult journey any of us ever take in our adulthood is the return to our parents' house. A home visit makes us recall all of the childhood events that formed us. Returning home reacquaints us with family members and our former self. - Author: Kilroy J. Oldster
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#27. I think most people know the concept of difficult family situations. So I try to just ground a very big concept in something we can all relate to on some level. - Author: Mark Millar
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#28. And since I just turned 32, I'm thinking about getting married, having a family, and that's very difficult to do on the road as a correspondent. - Author: Linda Vester
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#29. I, myself, was always recognized ... as the "slow one" in the family. It was quite true, and I knew it and accepted it. Writing and spelling were always terribly difficult for me. My letters were without originality. I was ... an extraordinarily bad speller and have remained so until this day. - Author: Agatha Christie
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#30. My two grandmothers both died of cancer, so I understand how painful and difficult this disease is on the entire family. My first grandmother passed away from bone cancer when I was about 10. It was really horrible. I remember the whole process like it was yesterday. - Author: Gisele Bundchen
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#31. This family business can be so stressful - difficult, damaged people showing up t spend time with other difficult, damanged people - Author: Anne Lamott
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#32. Everybody wants to have a partner; everybody would love to have a family, and for trans people, sometimes that can be extraordinarily difficult to do. - Author: Caitlyn Jenner
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#33. The most difficult is the first family, to bring someone out of the world. - Author: Richard G. Scott
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#34. It is the mess that readers love. The fact that sometimes the people who love us the most aren't people we're related to, but people who join our family later. The book acknowledges how difficult family relationship are, and this fuss just proves it. - Author: Kristine Grayson
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#35. Unfair servicing practices can worsen a family's already difficult economic situation, and the injury echoes from the family to the community and ultimately throughout the economy. - Author: Elizabeth Warren
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#36. The people in Iraq lived essentially good lives. They had brilliant health and education systems. Saddam actually created an incredible infrastructure in a very difficult country, but they were a Mafia family. If you said anything against that regime or that family you would be killed instantly. - Author: Dominic Cooper
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#37. It's very difficult for you to speak out against your child, someone that's in your family. You can have an argument with them, but you can't condemn them. You can't cast them out, because God has not done that to us. We cannot do that to anybody else. - Author: Otis Moss III
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#38. I grew up in a family that was very barbed and difficult, and there was a lot of humor. None of it was painless humor. All of it was at someone else's expense. It was kind of always about power. - Author: John Wells
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#39. Everyone bowed to that unwritten law of family life which ordains that, in the long run, everyone submerges his personal preference in the effort to conform to that of the member of the circle who complains most loudly and is most difficult to satisfy. - Author: Dorothy Canfield Fisher
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#40. To Annawadians, a difficult-to-raze house increased the odds that a family's tenure on airport land would be acknowledged by the relocation authorities. And so they put their money into what would be destroyed. - Author: Katherine Boo
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#41. You see actors who make family work, but it's difficult for any woman. - Author: Cush Jumbo
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#42. I'm not sure if I know any 'functional' families, if functional means a family without difficult times and members who don't have a full range of problems. - Author: David Sheff
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#43. I have a very difficult, high-pressured job. Everyone knows how challenging it is to balance family responsibilities with a job that takes me across the country and working extremely hard. - Author: Justin Trudeau
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#44. Liz Taylor was an amazing woman and screen legend. She was an incredible friend to my brother, at his side through some of his most difficult times and of course loved by his children and our family. She will live on in our hearts forever, my prayers go out to her family. - Author: LaToya Jackson
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#45. Family itself is a "we" experience, a "we" mentality. And admittedly, the movement from "me" to "we" - from independence to interdependence - is perhaps one of the most challenging and difficult aspects of family life. - Author: Stephen R. Covey
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#46. In our human lives, we are often impatient, ill-tempered, inappropriate. We find it difficult to treat our intimates with the love we really hold for them. Despite this, they bear with us because of the larger, higher level of family that they honor even in our outbursts. This is their commitment. - Author: Julia Cameron
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#47. I find people who want to help other people to be the most interesting. I come from a family of teachers, and my friends are teachers, often times in very difficult school situations. - Author: Jesse Eisenberg
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#48. So also in a marriage or in helping a teenager through a difficult identity crisis - there is no quick fix, where you can just move in and make everything right with a positive mental attitude and a bunch of success formulas. - Author: Stephen Covey
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#49. Without a positive male role model in your life, it is extremely difficult to become a man who benefits his family and benefits society. - Author: Donald Miller
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#50. It's difficult to find a genuine weakness that makes you appear competent. For instance, telling your interviewer that your weakness is working so hard that you have trouble prioritizing your family life is a little too cliche and comes across as disingenuous. - Author: Travis Bradberry
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#51. I just invited close friends and family, the usual suspects whose opinion I value but who I know will enjoy the film [ Before I Go To Sleep]. I don't know how difficult it is for them to suspend their disbelief because they obviously know me and what they're seeing is not me. - Author: Mark Strong
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#52. Since the death of my father four years ago, our lives have become difficult, and I must help my family. - Author: George Washington
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#53. Losing a family member is extremely difficult for anyone to take. But the normal reaction is to want to get back to your work as soon as you can. - Author: Charlie Adam
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#54. My decision to look seriously at elected office is grounded in a deep commitment to public service and my experience - both my own and that of my family - in finding just, practical, and bipartisan solutions to difficult challenges. - Author: Joseph P. Kennedy III
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#55. I tried to keep it secret, but the story got into the newspapers. It was more difficult for my family, who couldn't understand why the media wouldn't leave me in peace. - Author: Grete Waitz
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#56. By definition, though, we are family. And in difficult times-- times like these-- despite our differences, we stand together as family. - Author: Stephen King
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#57. At a family's most difficult time, I want to make sure at a minimum that they have the very basic of comforts: the ability to grieve their loss privately and the knowledge that their country is grateful for their loved one's sacrifice and service. - Author: Dave Reichert
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#58. Over 120 Aboriginal communities run their own health services - some have been doing so for 30 years. They struggle with difficult medical problems. They also try to deal with counselling, stolen generations issues, family relationships, violence, suicide prevention. - Author: Malcolm Fraser
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#59. Requesting a change of environment was an extremely difficult decision. After a tremendous amount of reflection and numerous conversations with my family, it made the most sense to seek a change. - Author: Dany Heatley
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#60. Food during my early years was a very difficult issue for me. I grew up in an addictive family. My mother had serious problems with alcohol and prescription drugs. I was an overweight kid. I can remember back in those days there weren't the strategies that there are today to deal with those issues. - Author: Tom Vilsack
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#61. They were often the first students in their family to go to college and the very idea of higher education was still foreign to them. They had to make a conscious and often difficult decision to come to college. - Author: Michael N. Castle
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#62. True heroes and ideas never fall in the final sense of the word. They can only encounter temporary setbacks in their difficult journey to progress and success, - Author: Janvier Chouteu-Chando
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#63. We also knew it would be difficult, because of the financial condition of the family, for me to go to college. - Author: Alan Shepard
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#64. He could pull this off. He was sure of it. It would have been one thing to protect Anne Frank from the Nazis; he was pretty sure he couldn't have managed that. But protecting his family from Anne Frank? How difficult could that be? - Author: Shalom Auslander
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#65. 'Shabiha' is a difficult word to translate into English. It comes from the word Syrians used to describe the luxury Mercedes favored by the Assad family's operatives that the enforcers of the regime used to move money, smuggle weapons and intimidate opponents. - Author: Richard Engel
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#66. I think family is very important in West Virginia and has long been so because the mountains made travel difficult in the past, and family members had to depend on each other. - Author: David Selby
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#67. The more severe the dysfunction you experienced growing up, the more difficult boundaries are for you. - Author: David W. Earle
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#68. I felt differently about her [Gypsy Rose Lee] during every phase of the research and writing process. Often, I felt incredibly sorry for her; she had an extremely difficult childhood and a complicated 'to say the least' relationship with her family, her mother especially. - Author: Karen Abbott
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#69. It is difficult for me to talk about some of these things without reliving the extreme emotions and loss one always feels for the untimely deaths of acquaintances, family and friends, all because they stood up against the unlawful tyranny of non-Indian America. - Author: Leonard Peltier
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#70. I guess my religious faith sustained me more than anything else. Family is also very important. If I didn't have children, it would have been too difficult. Even if you are strong, you still need people who would support you all the way. - Author: Corazon Aquino
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#71. Nut shrugged. Set had always been Set, for better or worse. But he is still part of our family. It is difficult to lose any member of your family ... is it not? - Author: Rick Riordan
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#72. To his family, Pasteur remarks in frustration, "How difficult it is to obtain the triumph of truth! Opposition is a useful stimulant, but bad faith is such a pitiable thing. How is it that they are not struck with the results shown by statistics? - Author: Bill Wasik
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#73. Looking back, I remember my family laughing a lot. We were never the kind of people that dwelled on hard times. My family laughs when things are tough. Growing up like that, I got used to making jokes about things that were difficult. So when I started doing stand-up, that's what I went towards. - Author: Cristela Alonzo
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#74. Very few old folk are happy, Irina. Most of them are poor, aren't healthy, and have no family. It's the most fragile and difficult stage of life, more so than childhood, because it grows worse day by day, and there is no future other than death. - Author: Isabel Allende
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#75. I think for all the women who are working parents it's difficult to balance your work-life and your home-life. You make obvious sacrifices because you really just want to be with your family. - Author: Kate Hudson
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#76. Going through a divorce after twenty-five years of marriage was the most difficult time for me. It was challenging to reorient my life from being centered around family, a family home, and a long-term relationship. - Author: Tim Matheson
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#77. The evening passes somehow; I watch television with Nancy, or I write. It is difficult, not having a family, and it is difficult to explain. I always go to bed early. And I am always ready for Monday morning, that time that other people dread. - Author: Anita Brookner
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#78. I just want to be healthy and stay alive and keep my family going and everything and keep my friends going and try to do something so that this world will be peaceful. That is the most ambitious and the most difficult thing, but I'm there trying to do it. - Author: Yoko Ono
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#79. I find it is increasingly difficult to spend the time I need with my family and at the same time do the job that needs to be done. - Author: Brian Baird
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#80. It's very difficult for the family members of ICE agents, and it's very difficult for ICE agents to know what's right and what's wrong and why should I get engaged and go out there and enforce the law when I don't know what it means any more to have consequences. - Author: James Lankford
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#81. I think all family businesses are difficult and fraught with problems because you have that family relationship to get over. But my dad has been so supportive, we've managed to work around that. - Author: Nell Newman
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#82. Absolutely the worst thing about this job is the travel and being away from family. I have a wife and three wonderful children, the kids are all active in sports and it's very difficult to up and leave and miss them growing up. - Author: Roy Clark
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#83. My parents suffered from that ideal of a perfect nuclear family. They found that a difficult pressure, I think. - Author: Tim Burton
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#84. Especially moments when things are very difficult and complicated for me and I am still trying to grasp what is happening and I am still trying to understand and to reach family back home. - Author: Edwidge Danticat
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#85. A father who finds it difficult to express his love vocally for his children may need, at first, to be humbly obedient in holding family home evenings in order to help him to discover, or to increase, his appreciation for his children. Next can come to him the courage to say I love you to each one. - Author: Neal A. Maxwell
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#86. ...True classical dropouts in society are those who avoid difficult challenges and cling to the first opportunity that comes their way. They never test their talents. These latent talents will only help to produce the next cycle of dropouts... - Author: Janvier Chouteu-Chando
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#87. I was brought up in Zimbabwe, and there were seven of us in my family, so it was difficult to read aloud to us all. There weren't that many picture books around in the Fifties in Zimbabwe. My favourite was Heinrich Hoffmann's Struwwelpeter, which was really frightening. - Author: Korky Paul
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#88. I may be a public figure, but really, I'm just like a guy who could be in your family and have some difficult things happen to him. - Author: Terrell Owens
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#89. I talked to members of my family, and did some personal research that didn't really have anything to do with the time and place I was writing about, but that gave me a feeling of the experience of being black in a time and place where it was very difficult to be black. - Author: Octavia Butler
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#90. I love to travel with my family or my two best friends because I completely trust them. I forced my two best friends into learning to scuba dive with me in Sri Lanka - it was amazing but also hideous because we were learning in very difficult seas. - Author: Julia Sawalha
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#91. [Phoebe Broome] 'Well,' she said at last. 'You've now met my father. At his worst.'
[Lord Vladimir] 'Being myself widely considered my family's most difficult member, I would not presume to comment.'
'That is ... gentlemanly of you. - Author: Alison Sinclair
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#92. Let us make one point, that we meet each other with a smile, when it is difficult to smile. Smile at each other, make time for each other in your family. - Author: Mother Teresa
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#93. It was very difficult to startle or surprise someone with a particular sound during the family computer era. - Author: Nobuo Uematsu
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#94. You all know that I have been sustained throughout my life by three saving graces - my family, my friends, and a faith in the power of resilience and hope. These graces have carried me through difficult times and they have brought more joy to the good times than I ever could have imagined. - Author: Elizabeth Edwards
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#95. I didn't have to do too much "research" or acting to play this guy. (laughs) It is actually very difficult to manage all the time. The Community schedule is crushing and it kills me because I don't get to be with my family as much as I'd like. - Author: Joel McHale
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#96. Those who put you in difficult times are enemies.
Those who forsook you in difficult times are acquaintances.
Those who stood by you in difficult times are friends.
Those who fought for you in difficult times are family. - Author: Matshona Dhliwayo
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#97. Change is hard, difficult, painful, and often messy - Author: David W. Earle
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#98. I want someone who will love me for the person I am and not because of my status. It has to be someone who understands the pressure of playing for India. It will be very difficult to be with a person who has her own career because someone has to make sacrifices for the family and house. - Author: Yuvraj Singh
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#99. But I don't fit. Your family hates me. I make your life difficult."
That's where she was wrong. "No, You're my family. And as for making my life difficult, you, Blaire Wynn, make my life complete. - Author: Abbi Glines
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#100. Our family has gone through a very difficult time. My husband and I have taken the brunt of it. I've never known what it truly felt like to be so sad and desperate inside. - Author: Tracey Gold
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