(Progressive Farmer image by John McKinney, 1954)

Cherish your human connections -- your relationships with friends and family.
Barbara Bush

The family that prays together stays together.
Al Scalpone

I sustain myself with the love of family.
Maya Angelou

Honour thy father and thy mother: that thy days may be long upon the land which the Lord thy God giveth thee.
Exodus 20:12 (KJV)

Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.
Leo Tolstoy

Without a family, man, alone in the world, trembles with the cold.
André Maurois

The family is more sacred than the state.
Pope Pius XI

Home is where you are loved the most and act the worst.
Marjorie Pay Hinckley

The love of family and the admiration of friends is much more important than wealth and privilege.
Charles Kuralt

You are born into your family and your family is born into you. No returns. No exchanges.
Elizabeth Berg

The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
George Santayana

Soup is a lot like a family. Each ingredient enhances the others; each batch has its own characteristics; and it needs time to simmer to reach full flavor.
Marge Kennedy

Children, obey your parents in all things: for this is well pleasing unto the Lord.
Colossians 3:20 (KJV)

Family is not an important thing. It's everything.
Michael J. Fox

A man travels the world over in search of what he needs, and returns home to find it.
George Moore

Educate your children to self-control, to the habit of holding passion and prejudice and evil tendencies subject to an upright and reasoning will, and you have done much to abolish misery from their future and crimes from society.
Benjamin Franklin

In every conceivable manner, the family is link to our past, bridge to our future.
Alex Haley

Home is people. Not a place. If you go back there after the people are gone, then all you can see is what is not there anymore.
Robin Hobb


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