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Family Values Quotes and Sayings
Quotes about Family Values

Please enjoy these Family Values Quotes from the wise, the romantic, and the famous of the past and present.

Let parents bequeath to their children
not riches, but the spirit of reverence.
- Plato

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Nothing you do for a child is ever wasted.
- Garrison Keillor PHOTO

Moral authority is never retained by
any attempt to hold on to it.
It comes without seeking and
is retained without effort.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Your greatest gift to your family and friends is yourself -
your relaxed, happy, and fully-present self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 

You can never really live anyone else's life,
not even your child's.
The influence you exert is through your own life,
and what you've become yourself.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

There are two lasting bequests we can give our children
One is roots, the other is wings.
- Hodding Carter

The final forming of a person's character
lies in their own hands.
- Anne Frank

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Live so that when your children think of fairness,
caring and integrity, they think of you.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

I come from that society and there is a common thread,
specifically family values - the idea that you do anything for your family,
and the unconditional love for one's children.
- Ednita Nazario

If you doubt the virtue in self-honor,
remember what the flight attendant says,
"Put your own oxygen mask on first."
You are of no use to anyone else
if you have not taken care of your own needs first -
this includes your own emotional,
as well as physical, well-being.
In addition, your greatest value to your children,
your family, your friends, and your community
is the example you set, leading a great life that inspires
those around you to emulate your being.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Rather like Batman, I embody the themes of the movie
which are the values of family,
courage and compassion and a sense of right and wrong,
good and bad and justice.
- Gary Oldman

A working definition of Honor is,
"respect or esteem that has been earned."
Contemplate that for a moment.
It would be very special to earn the respect and esteem
of our family, our friends, our co-workers, our community, wouldn't it?
If anything, it is of even more moment to honor yourself.
Those who are successful and happy earn their own
self-respect and self-esteem.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You know I don't think we need the Republicans to steal family values from us.
- Birch Bayh

I was raised by a single mother who made a way for me.
She used to scrub floors as a domestic worker,
put a cleaning rag in her pocketbook and ride the subways
in Brooklyn so I would have food on the table.
But she taught me as I walked her to the subway that
life is about not where you start,
but where you're going.
That's family values.
- Al Sharpton

When I had made more money than I needed for myself and my family,
I set up a foundation to promote the values and principles
of a free and open society.
- George Soros

Thank God I had all these family values or who knows where I'd be now.
- Patricia Velasquez

My family gave me values that have sustained me through
situations that would challenge any person.
My personal relationship with the Lord inspires me in all I do.
- Kathy Ireland

Americans try to talk about positive family values,
although the actual state of things is disastrous.
- Vladimir Zhirinovsky

It's YOUR time - it's YOUR life -
YOU get to choose how you use it. T
here is no way that your life is "supposed" to be.
Your parents had their vision for your life.
Your boss, your spouse, your church, your friends,
and even the family next door have their ideas
of how you should live your life.
What about YOUR vision for your life?
What do YOU want?
YES, it matters what you want.
YES you can have what you want.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

That's always at the heart and soul of Disney's features,
the feeling of a family values.
- Tia Carrere

We need to end permanently the tax that punishes American
values of savings and investment and of building small
businesses and family farms and ranches.
- Kit Bond

Real family values have gone down the drain in modern families.
- Wes Borland

When liberals finally grasped the strength of popular
feeling about the family,
they cried to appropriate the rhetoric and symbolism
of family values for their own purposes.
- Christopher Lasch

Love comes in far more shapes and sizes than what the
family-values crowd condones,
of course.
- Wally Lamb

It is the logic of consumerism that undermines the
values of loyalty and permanence and promotes a different
set of values that is destructive of family life.
- Christopher Lasch

I am extraordinarily lucky, I was born in a family of strong moral values,
and in my life I was able to do what I liked best:
debuts,
great theatres, but above all, inner and deep satisfaction.
- Jose Carreras

When I hear traditional family values raised,
I hear that effort once again to re-establish the man
as head and master of his family.
Who had the, not only the right, but the obligation
to discipline his wife and children to keep them in line?
- Patricia Ireland

There is a lot of lip service paid in this Congress
and downtown at the White House about family values and small business.
Who better represents family values and small business
than the fishermen and women on the Oregon and California coast.
- Peter DeFazio

This country was founded on a core set of family values.
These values should not be discouraged and blatantly
undermined by the airing of offensive material on broadcast television and radio.
- Kenny Marchant

To play June, I had an immediate connect with her background and culture.
We grew up with the same religion and shared a lot
of the same values of family and spirituality.
But I was really so inspired by what a modern woman she was.
- Reese Witherspoon

While we may be of different faiths,
we have a strong sense of faith,
family, community.
We hold the values of freedom and human rights very
high and I think that those are all a part of a very
strong quilt that binds us together.
- Robert Menendez

We will see a breakdown of the family and family values
if we decide to approve same-sex marriage,
and if we decide to establish homosexuality as an acceptable
alternative lifestyle with all the benefits that go
with equating it with the heterosexual lifestyle.
- Jerry Falwell

When they talk about family values, it's in a repressive way,
as if our American tradition were only the Puritan
tradition or the 19th century oppressive tradition.
The Christian tradition.
- James Hillman

There is also work to do in the evolution of a stable family life and values,
and in ensuring that the Nigerian family is built on
core values that will form the bedrock of the future society.
We must showcase the ideals of family life and be models of family values.
- Ibrahim Babangida

On the road to equality there is no better place for
blacks to detour around American values than in forgoing
its example in the treatment of its women and the organization of its family.
- Eleanor Holmes Norton

Left-wing politicians take away your liberty in the
name of children and of fighting poverty,
while right-wing politicians do it in the name of family
values and fighting drugs.
Either way, government gets bigger and you become less free.
- Harry Browne

I have seen that the American Dream is a reality -
and I would love to feel the British Dream is also a reality.
To enable that, we have to bring back some common sense
and encourage family values,
a proper sense of justice and make people believe they
have a decent chance to build a business or career for themselves.
I see this moment as a fantastic opportunity to restore this,
because I believe Britain Has Talent.
- Simon Cowell

A happy family is but an earlier heaven.
- George Bernard Shaw

Every child comes with the message
that God is not yet discouraged of man.
- Rabindranath Tagore

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

Sisters are different flowers from the same garden.
- Anonymous

Mother is the name for God
in the lips and hearts of little children.
- William Makepeace Thackeray

He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother.
- Roe Fulkerson

To the people who love you,
you are beautiful already.
This is not because they're
blind to your shortcomings
but because they so clearly see your soul.
- Victoria Moran

My Loved One
You are my ground and you are my rainbow.
You are my butterfly and you are my ecstasy.
You are the start of my journeys and always my destination.
You are my home - the place to which I always return.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The ache for home lives in all of us,
the safe place where we can
go as we are and not be questioned.
- Maya Angelou

Our loved ones -
whether by blood, by marriage, or by choice -
are delicate treasures.
If we hold them too close, they break -
as a butterfly would.
By honoring and enjoying
the freedom of our loved ones,
we gain our own freedom.
Have the courage to trust that
the beautiful butterflies of your life
will return - or not - as life intends.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nobody has ever asked the nuclear family to live
all by itself in a box the way we do.
With no relatives, no support,
we've put it in an impossible situation.
- Margaret Mead

The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree
is the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other.
- Burton Hills

You are my Family
- Karen Drucker

The magic words for a great family are,
"I love you just the way you are."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You don't choose your family.
They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.
- Desmond Tutu

Sister is probably the most competitive
relationship within the family,
but once the sisters are grown,
it becomes the strongest relationship.
- Margaret Mead

Consider a new beginning with your family -
choose to take them less seriously.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our opportunity is to Soar our Spirit.
To see Light and Joy in everything.
To spread our wings and fly boldly.
To give thanks for rainbows and butterflies -
our symbols of renewal and rebirth.
To offer daily Thanksgiving - for ourselves, our family,
our friends, our community, for the whole world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sometimes, our family's most important job
is reminding us how unimportant we are.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

No partner in a love relationship...
should feel that he has to give up
an essential part of himself to make it viable.
- May Sarton

What can you do to promote world peace?
Go home and love your family.
- Mother Teresa

You are my family because I CHOOSE you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What is our family?
We touch our full hearts and see ourselves
reflected whole in each other's eyes.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Children aren't happy with nothing to ignore,
and that's what parents were created for.
- Ogden Nash

All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.
- Abraham Lincoln

If there is anything that we wish to change in the child,
we should first examine it and see whether it is
not something that could better be changed in ourselves.
- Carl Jung

Even though your kids will consistently do the exact
opposite of what you're telling them to do,
you have to keep loving them just as much.
- Bill Cosby

Home is where we feel comfortable.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When a father gives to his son, both laugh;
when a son gives to his father, both cry.
- William Shakespeare

How paramount the future is to the present
when one is surrounded by children.
- Charles Darwin

I used to tell my husband that,
if he could make me "understand" something,
it would be clear to all the other people in the country.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

When your whole family is loving and supportive, it is a great blessing.
But when family members are indifferent or hostile, release your expectations,
and find the love and support you need elsewhere.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

That I was born to this circle - I am blessed.
That I choose to stand in this circle - I am proud.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Men are what their mothers made them.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson


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