Favorite Quotations ~  Family Mom's Family

"If my father was the head of our house, my mother was its heart." ~ Irving Pichel

Govern a family as you would cook a small fish -- very gently. ~ Chinese Proverb

Friendships come and go, but families are forever. ~ Kenny Rogers

The only rock I know that stays steady, the only institution I know that work, is the family. ~ Lee Iacocca

Family life is too intimate to be preserved by the spirit of justice. It can be sustained by a spirit of love which goes beyond justice. ~ Reinhold Niebuhr

Family jokes, though rightly cursed by strangers, are the bond that keeps most families alive. ~ Stella Benson

Having a family is like having a bowling alley installed in your brain. ~ Martin Mull

It is easier to rule a kingdom that to regulate a family. ~ Chinese Proverb

All happy families resemble one another, but each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way. ~ Leo Tolstoy

Without a family, man, alone in the world, trembles in the cold. ~ Andre Maurois

Families are about love and overcoming emotional torture. ~ Matt Groening

The goodness of the father reaches higher than a mountain; that of the mother goes deeper than the ocean. ~ Japanese Proverb

Families and their problems go on and on, and they aren't solved, they're dealt with. ~ Roger Ebert

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