Family Quotes

What is family? They were the people who claimed you. In good, in bad, in parts or in whole, they were the ones who showed up, who stayed in there, regardless. It wasn’t just about blood relations or shared chromosomes, but something wider, bigger. We have many families over time. Our family of origin, the family we created, and the groups you moved through while all of this was happening: friends, lovers, sometimes even strangers. None of them perfect and we couldn’t expect them to be. You can’t make any one person your world. The trick was to take what each could give you and build your world from it.
I watched my mother do what she did best, and realized there would never be a way to cut myself from her entirely. No matter how strong or weak I was, she was a part of me, as crucial as my own heart. I will never be strong enough, in all my life, to do without her.
Whatever they grow up to be, they are still our children, and the one most important of all the things we can give to them is unconditional love. Not a love that depends on anything at all except that they are our children.
Other things may change us, but we start and end with family.
Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.
The love of a family is life’s greatest blessing.
All well-regulated families set apart an hour every morning for tea and bread and butter.
The house does not rest upon the ground, but upon a woman.
In the investigation of a neurotic style of life, we must always suspect an opponent, and note who suffers most because of the patient’s condition. Usually this is a member of the family.
One of life’s greatest mysteries is how the boy who wasn’t good enough to marry your daughter can be the father of the smartest grandchild in the world.
I believe the only people that should be around a child and raising a child are people who absolutely, 100 percent love that child.
No matter what you’ve done for yourself or for humanity, if you can’t look back on having given love and attention to your own family, what have you really accomplished?
No matter what you’ve done for yourself or for humanity, if you can’t look back on having given love and attention to your own family, what have you really accomplished?
Remember as far as anyone knows, we’re a nice normal family. I told my dad I stopped raising hell and he called me a quitter!
Let your child be the teenager he or she wants to be, not the adolescent you were or wish you had been.
Our children give us the opportunity to become the parents we always wished we’d had.
Proud mother of a delinquent child!
A sister is a little bit of childhood that can never be lost.
When you love them, they drive you crazy because they know they can.
The only guy a girl can trust is her Daddy. Guys, you have big shoes to fill because my Daddy will sure be hard to beat.
Marriage is both a gift and a task to be accomplished.
A mother is a person who seeing there are only four pieces of pie for five people, promptly announces she never did care for pie.
Parents are always there, from beginning to the end, they’ll always be there
According to my parents, I’m a potential serial killer.
A baby is something you carry inside
you for 9 months in your arms for 5 years
& in your heart till ther day you die.
Any woman can give birth, but it takes a special person to be a { m o m m y }
In my Mom’s eyes I see her as a hero ♥
Biology is the least of what makes someone a mother.

-Oprah Winfrey