Relatives Quotes

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Rick Riordan
“Hermes gazed up at the stars. 'My dear young cousin, if there's one thing I've learned over the eons, it's that you can't give up on your family, no matter how tempting they make it. It doesn't matter if they hate you, or embarrass you, or simply don't appreciate your genius for inventing the Internet--”
Rick Riordan, The Sea of Monsters

Rick Riordan
“Nothing like watching your relatives fight, I always say.”
Rick Riordan, The Lightning Thief

J.K. Rowling
“Hagrid, look what I’ve got for relatives!” Harry said furiously. “Look at the Dursleys!”
“An excellent point,” said Professor Dumbledore. “My own brother, Aberforth, was prosecuted for practicing inappropriate charms on a goat. It was all over the papers, but did Aberforth hide? No, he did not! He held his head high and went about his business as usual! Of course, I’m not entirely sure he can read, so that may not have been bravery. . . .”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Criss Jami
“Ask anyone and they'll most likely say their family is crazy, and if they don't say their family is crazy, their friends are crazy. That's because everyone is crazy after taking the mask off. People are most themselves when not really trying to fit in, when either alone or around those already closest to them, and that is crazy.”
Criss Jami, Killosophy

“A young lady's most natural ally is her sister although sometimes our own relatives are as inscrutable to us as an antipodean.”
Anna Godbersen, Envy

Alice Sebold
“Judging Natalie as my mother had judged me was, I felt like telling her son, just my ass-backward way of showing love. I'd spent my life trying to translate that language, and now I realized I had come to speak it fluently. When was it that you realized the thread woven through your DNA carried the relationship deformities of your blood relatives as much as it did their diabetes and bone density? ”
Alice Sebold, The Almost Moon

George Bernard Shaw
“When our relatives are at home, we have to think of all their good points or it would be impossible to endure them. But when they are away, we console ourselves for their absence by dwelling on their vices.”
George Bernard Shaw, Heartbreak House

“An aphorism is the insight of a moment, not a lifetime.”
Marty Rubin

Awdhesh Singh
“It is possible to change yourself and change ‘your’ world. Your world consists of a small number of people like your family, friends, relatives and colleagues. By living peacefully with them, you can surely make your world better. If you are still left with more energy and life, then you can try and change the rest of the world.”
Awdhesh Singh, 31 Ways to Happiness

“Those people who are supposed to be the closest to you are not always that close.”
Noha Alaa El-Din, It's Hard to Please Vandanya: The Suitcase

“Family are those we pick along the way.”
Pablo Pereira

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“Some people’s deaths would not have pained us had we not known that to them we were related.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana

“Listening to the advice of parents, relatives and friends can distract your mind from choosing the right career for your life”
Wahid Bhat

Nitya Prakash
“Relatives exist so that we can appreciate our friends more.”
Nitya Prakash

“Through age and time, we have learned how to build relations with friends, but we have lost friendship with relatives.”
Keval Domadia, Aditya: An ALS Warrior

Mike Chen
“See, relations are people with the same blood. But family, that's different. Family is about who gives you hope, who gets involved. And earns the right for forgiveness. Or at least starts down the path.”
Mike Chen, A Beginning at the End

Mike Chen
“As a community, we still emphasized the importance of familial ties but finally understood that the definition of family wasn't about blood or even who or what you'd lost. It was about what gave you hope and who was willing to get involved.”
Mike Chen, A Beginning at the End

“Some won’t understand you. Some won’t support you. Some will leave you. Some won’t even care if you’re down in the dumps. But no matter what others put you through, your Creator will always be there for you. He knows every moment of your struggle. He will compensate you greatly”
David shamala

“Once a mother is born, she remains a mother forever.”
Aditya Sarwankar, Aditya: An ALS Warrior

“The one who lives with neighbors and relatives will learn to live with the gain of pains and the pain of gains”
P.S. Jagadeesh Kumar

“Sometimes, the one you love isn't the one for you and this doesn't apply only in relationships, but also among relatives.”
Efrat Cybulkiewicz

Steven Magee
“Be prepared to lose some relatives and friends during the COVID-19 pandemic.”
Steven Magee

Lailah Gifty Akita
“Do not refuse to help your own relatives, if you so wish for them be a protective wall surrounding you.”
Lailah Gifty Akita

Lailah Gifty Akita
“Never refuse to help you own relatives, if you can meet the need.”
Lailah Gifty Akita

Joyce Carol Oates
“How tired Dabney is, of "genteel" conversation; of his mother, whose love for him is stifling as damp cotton batting, and her tedious relatives of whom not one is younger than she, and no one is near the age of her restless son.”
Joyce Carol Oates, The Accursed

John Buchan
“Well, she is my most beloved and adored kinswoman, and for her sake I would commit most crimes.”
John Buchan, The House of the Four Winds

“Be wary to enter a house whose door is opened by a relative.”
Mantaranjot Mangat, Plotless

Lailah Gifty Akita
“Do not refuse to help your relatives.”
Lailah Gifty Akita

Mikhail Naimy
“ما هي بالفضيلة ان تحب قريبك نفسك ولكنها الفضيلة أن تجعل قريبك يحبك كنفسه”
Mikhail Naimy, كرم على درب

Daphne du Maurier
“Perhaps she had exaggerated; people very often were wrong about their relatives.”
Daphne du Maurier, Rebecca

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