Food Tastes Better When You Eat it With Your Family

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  1. Having a place to go – is a home.  Having someone to love – is a family.  Having both – is a blessing.  ~Donna Hedges
  2. Families are like fudge – mostly sweet with a few nuts.  ~Author Unknown
  3. I don’t care how poor a man is; if he has family, he’s rich.  ~Dan Wilcox and Thad Mumford, “Identity Crisis,” M*A*S*H
  4. When you look at your life, the greatest happinesses are family happinesses.  ~Joyce Brothers
  5. In some families, please is described as the magic word.  In our house, however, it was sorry.  ~Margaret Laurence
  6. Family quarrels have a total bitterness unmatched by others.  Yet it sometimes happens that they also have a kind of tang, a pleasantness beneath the unpleasantness, based on the tacit understanding that this is not for keeps; that any limb you climb out on will still be there later for you to climb back.  ~Mignon McLaughlin
  7. To us, family means putting your arms around each other and being there.  ~Barbara Bush
  8. A man should never neglect his family for business. ~Walt Disney
  9. In a houseful of toddlers and pets, you can start out having a bad day, but you keep getting detoured.  ~Robert Brault
  10. Family quarrels are bitter things.  They don’t go by any rules.  They’re not like aches or wounds; they’re more like splits in the skin that won’t heal because there’s not enough material.  ~F. Scott Fitzgerald
  11. Our most basic instinct is not for survival but for family.  Most of us would give our own life for the survival of a family member, yet we lead our daily life too often as if we take our family for granted.  ~Paul Pearshall
  12. Family faces are magic mirrors.  Looking at people who belong to us, we see the past, present, and future.  ~Gail Lumet Buckley
  13. Other things may change us, but we start and end with the family.  ~Anthony Brandt
  14. We cannot destroy kindred:  our chains stretch a little sometimes, but they never break.  ~Marquise de Sévigné
  15. The family is one of nature’s masterpieces.  ~George Santayana
  16. The informality of family life is a blessed condition that allows us to become our best while looking our worst.  ~Marge Kennedy
  17. If the family were a fruit, it would be an orange, a circle of sections, held together but separable – each segment distinct.  ~Letty Cottin Pogrebin
  18. At the end of the day, a loving family should find everything forgivable.  ~Mark V. Olsen
  19. What greater thing is there for human souls than to feel that they are joined for life – to be with each other in silent unspeakable memories.  ~George Eliot
  20. The only rock I know that stays steady, the only institution I know that works is the family.  ~Lee Iacocca
  21. The great gift of family life is to be intimately acquainted with people you might never even introduce yourself to, had life not done it for you.  ~Kendall Hailey
  22. The family — that dear octopus from whose tentacles we never quite escape, nor, in our inmost hearts, ever quite wish to. ~Dodie Smith
  23. Family:  A social unit where the father is concerned with parking space, the children with outer space, and the mother with closet space.  ~Evan Esar
  24. Blood’s thicker than water, and when one’s in trouble, best to seek out a relative’s open arms. ~Author Unknown
  25. Call it a clan, call it a network, call it a tribe, call it a family.  Whatever you call it, whoever you are, you need one.  ~Jane Howard

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