Cornerstones

Family

(John McKinney, Progressive Farmer Archives, 1962)

The most important thing in the world is family and love.
John Wooden

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

To us, family means putting your arms around each other and being there.
Barbara Bush

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)

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

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

There is no such thing as fun for the whole family.
Jerry Seinfeld

In family life, love is the oil that eases friction, the cement that binds closer together, and the music that brings harmony.
Friedrich Nietzsche

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

There is no doubt that it is around the family and the home that all the greatest virtues ... are created, strengthened and maintained.
Winston Churchill

Life is beautiful. It's about giving. It's about family.
Walt Disney

The strength of a family, like the strength of an army, lies in its loyalty to each other.
Mario Puzo

For this cause I bow my knees unto the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, Of whom the whole family in heaven and earth is named.
Ephesians 3:14-15 (KJV)

I don't think quantity time is as special as quality time with your family.
Reba McEntire

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

The family is the first essential cell of human society.
Pope John XXIII

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.
Rick Riordan

The only rock I know that stays steady, the only institution I know that works, is the family.
Lee Iacocca

Family is the most important thing in the world.
Princess Diana

The greatest thing in family life is to take a hint when a hint is intended -- and not to take a hint when a hint isn't intended.
Robert Frost

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