Quotes About Family Values

Quotes tagged as "family-values" (showing 1-30 of 45)
Mario Puzo
“Never show anger at slight,Tell nothing.Earn Respect from everyone by deeds,not Words.Respect the members of your Blood Family.Gambling was Recreation,Not a way to earn a Living.Love your Father,your Mother,
your Sister but beware of Loving any other Woman than your Wife.And a Wife was a woman who bore your Children.And once that happened to You,your Life was Forfeit to give them their daily bread”
Mario Puzo, The Last Don

Sidney Poitier
“As I entered this world, I would leave behind the nurturing of my family and my home, but in another sense I would take their protection with me. The lessons I had learned, the feelings of groundedness and belonging that have been woven into my character there, would be my companions on the journey.”
Sidney Poitier, The Measure of a Man: A Spiritual Autobiography

Ruth Hurmence Green
“Personally, I think the 'Christian family' should be called a Christian fantasy.”
Ruth Hurmence Green

Christopher Hitchens
“This is what you get when you found a political system on the family values of Henry VIII. At a point in the not-too-remote future, the stout heart of Queen Elizabeth II will cease to beat. At that precise moment, her firstborn son will become head of state, head of the armed forces, and head of the Church of England. In strict constitutional terms, this ought not to matter much. The English monarchy, as has been said, reigns but does not rule. From the aesthetic point of view it will matter a bit, because the prospect of a morose bat-eared and chinless man, prematurely aged, and with the most abysmal taste in royal consorts, is a distinctly lowering one.”
Christopher Hitchens

Michelle Sagara West
“Bellusdeo laughed. It was, for a moment, the only sound in the quiet of the fief’s night, and it was warmer and deeper than the lingering night chill. When her laughter faded, she glanced at Kaylin. “I was not like this before. I thought that the Shadows had not touched me.” She lowered her head a moment.
Kaylin understood this, as well. “It seems so unfair,” she finally said.
“Life is unfair. Which part of it pains you?”
“We suffer, and it breaks something. When we win free—by gaining our name, by crossing a bloody bridge—we still live in a cage of scars. If life were fair, we would never have suffered what we suffered at all; having suffered it and survived, we’re still reacting to things that don’t exist anymore.”
“But they did.”
“Yes. I hate that they still define me.” Voice lower, she said to Bellusdeo, “I want that to change. I don’t know how to change it. But I’m willing to spend the rest of my life trying.” Shaking her head, she forced herself to smile; it was surprisingly easy. There was something about Bellusdeo that she liked. “Home is a strange thing.”
“What do you mean?”
“We lose it, and we think it’s gone forever. That’s how I felt the first time I lost mine. It took me years to understand that I could find—and make—another. I couldn’t do it on my own, though; I don’t think—for me—home exists in isolation.”
Michelle Sagara West, Cast in Ruin

“Spread love. Hug the people you care about and make sure they know that you care and appreciate them. Make it known to your friends and family that you love them.”
Germany Kent

John J. Siefring
“Never give anyone permission to hurt your feelings. Always face them by standing up for what is right and you will feel strong. If you do not stand strong, people will pity you, and then you lose something adults call dignity. Never accept pity. No one on earth is better than anyone else.”
John J. Siefring, An Important Day

Lailah Gifty Akita
“It is better to show ‘you care’ than say ‘I care’.”
Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

Lailah Gifty Akita
“Think pleasantly;
Think of how beautiful you are.
Think of the families you are blessed with.
Think of the dreams you have to achieve.”
Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

“What makes a family is neither the absence of tragedy nor the ability to hide from misfortune, but the courage to overcome it and, from that broken past, write a new beginning.”
Steve Pemberton, A Chance in the World: An Orphan Boy, a Mysterious Past, and How He Found a Place Called Home

Lailah Gifty Akita
“May our lives and gentle spirit be evident to all that we are members of God's family.”
Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

Azin Sametipour
“Like spilled water, once a girl's reputation is ruined, it will never come back”
Azin Sametipour, Tehran Moonlight

“You mustn’t throw them away. Let me have them.”
Diane Samuels, Kindertransport: A Drama

Oswald Mosley
“Naturally we believe in our own race. Any man or woman worth anything believes in his own race as he believes in his own family. But because you believe in your own race or in your own family doesn't mean you want to injure other races or other families.”
Oswald Mosley

Phil Mitchell
“The most important parts of building a family are "God's Love" and "Meaningful Friendships.”
Phil Mitchell, A Bright New Morning: An American Story

Christina Engela
“It seems to me that wherever religion and politics mix in one body, fascist values - and not 'family values' - rear their ugly head.”
Christina Engela, Dead Man's Hammer

“Home is the nesting ground for goodness to spring forth. Schools, churches and society influences but home is essential in the development and growth process.”
Eveth Colley

Chris Bent
“Wouldn't it be great if life was only Legos? If we could give our kids the right, simple building blocks?”
Chris Bent, 1-800-For-Women-Only

Daniel Glattauer
“Катрин приближалась к своему тридцатилетию и до сих пор не имела мужа!!! А значит, не имела ни ребенка, ни семьи, ни домика с садиком, ни своих собственных грядок с овощами, ни зеленого лука — ничего!”
Daniel Glattauer

Diyar Harraz
“To lose someone after you’ve loved them was tougher than losing them when you’ve never even met them.”
Diyar Harraz, One Minute to Midnight

Chris Bent
“Made in America. Heck, let's make everything in America. Let's make pride and trust and teamwork more than chalk on a Harvard blackboard.”
Chris Bent, 1-800-I-AM-UNHAPPY

“Jews and Asians are only 7 percent of the total population, and between them they dominate in fields like medicine and engineering, not to mention entrepreneurship and academics. They rarely end up in prison or gangs (this is especially true of Jews). And while they are historically poor and persecuted, they have not allowed themselves to stay in that position. Take their story and compare it to black Americans and how can we explain the canyon that separates them? I’m sure the Jesse Jacksons of the world would sooner become Holocaust deniers than admit to the real answer: Family. Education. Ambition.
Family.
Education.
Ambition.
Whenever the plight of the minority in America is discussed, you’ll notice that Jews and Asians are left out of the conversation. In fact, many school systems are now trying to figure out how to get LESS of them in advanced placement courses and prestigious colleges. They’ve become too successful, apparently. But it’s not just their success that the race mongers hate, it’s HOW they accomplished it. Their men don’t father dozens of out-of-wedlock babies with dozens of women. Their households insist on discipline and academic success. They work hard, they are driven. Asians may now be at the point where they actually enjoy preferential bias. If I’m an employer and an Asian walks in to apply for a job, I’m going to assume he’s an achiever. That’s not a stereotype, that’s called a reputation. And they’ve freaking earned it.
Family. Education. Ambition. These three things really are a recipe for success. If you don’t believe me, ask the next Asian or Jew you meet. And then make sure to take care of your co-pay on the way out.”
Matt Walsh

“Quiet down cobwebs, dust go to sleep. Cause I'm rockin' my baby, and babies don't keep!”
Anne Landers

“I strive everyday to be a great parent so my kids can be better people when they move out into the world on their own.”
Angela Vallely

“Beauty will never fade away from the eyes of those who love one another.”
Auliq Ice

“I love my family because they are always there fore me even in my most fragile moments.”
Gift Gugu Mona

Lailah Gifty Akita
“Take care of the elderly people.”
Lailah Gifty Akita, Think Great: Be Great!

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