Family – where life begins and love never ends.
A man travels the world over in search of what he needs, and returns home to find it.
Educate a man and you educate an individual - educate a woman and you educate a family.
Don't turn a small problem into a big problem—say yes to your mother.
Family is belonging to and believing in each other.
Friendships may come and go . . . but the love of family lasts forever.
Parents who are afraid to put their foot down usually have children who step on their toes.
Becoming a father isn't difficult, But it's very difficult to be a father.
Warning for a bad family: A social unit where the father is concerned with parking space, the children with outer space, and the mother with closet space.
A truly rich man is one whose children run into his arms when his hands are empty.
A mother is the truest friend we have, when trials heavy and sudden fall upon us; when adversity takes the place of prosperity; when friends who rejoice with us in our sunshine desert us; when trouble thickens around us, still will she cling to us, and endeavor by her kind precepts and counsels to dissipate the clouds of darkness, and cause peace to return to our hearts.
Love and fear. Everything the father of a family says must inspire one or the other.
Sometimes you struggle so hard to feed your family one way, you forget to feed them the other way, with spiritual nourishment. Everybody needs that.
It is not flesh and blood but the heart which makes us fathers and sons.
A loving family provides the foundation children need to succeed, and strong families with a man and a woman - bonded together for life - always have been, and always will be, the key to such families.
There is no doubt that it is around the family and the home that all the greatest virtues, the most dominating virtues of human society, are created, strengthened and maintained.
Except the Catholic Church and its institutions, the fact is there is no foundation, no secure ground, upon which people may stand if it isn’t a Christian family.
If you don’t have the support and love and caring and concern that you get from a family, you don’t have much at all.
This is a part of what a family is about, not just love, but letting others know there’s someone who is watching out for them.
Family is not an important thing, it's everything.
My family and I could have made an impact on our town. Their impact could have changed the nation and I could indeed have changed the world.
In time of test, family is best.
If you as parents cut corners, your children will too. If you lie, they will too. If you spend all your money on yourselves and tithe no portion of it for charities, Christian monasteries, churches, and to the poor, your children won't either. And if parents snicker at racial and gender jokes, another generation will pass on the poison adults still have not had the courage to snuff out.
To nourish children and raise them against odds is in any time, any place, more valuable than to fix bolts in cars or design nuclear weapons.
The good, the true, the tender -- these form the wealth of home.
The family is the corner stone of our society. More than any other force it shapes the attitude, the hopes, the ambitions, and the values of the child. And when the family collapses it is the children that are usually damaged. When it happens on a massive scale the community itself is crippled. So, unless we work to strengthen the family into Christian morals and values, all the rest — schools, playgrounds, and public assistance, — will never be godly.”
Family life is not a computer program that runs on its own; it needs continual input from everyone. And as humans updates the programs for improvements, so must we members of a family turn to God all the time for improvements.
The family is the nucleus of civilization.
To put the world right in order, we must first put the nation in order; to put the nation in order, we must first put the family in order; to put the family in order, we must first cultivate our personal life; we must first set our hearts right.
The family is the school of duties... founded on love.
A family is a place where principles are hammered and honed on the anvil of everyday living.
A man should never neglect his family for worldly business.
If a family is a haven in a heartless world, how much more our merciful God Jesus Christ.
“A philosopher struck the father when the son swore, because the father was careless.”
“If a child inherits things from his parents, how much the more shouldn't he inherit his parent's faith in the true religion of Christianity?”
“A bad father has never a good son”
“Life was a lot simpler and better when what we honored was father and mother rather than all major credit cards.”
“Becoming a father is easy enough, but being one can be very rough”
“To us, family means putting your arms around each other and being there.”
“Like father, like son”
“Children learn to smile from their parents.”
“No man on his death bed ever looked up into the eyes of his family and friends and said, "I wish I'd spent more time at the office”
“The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.”
A family in Christian harmony will prosper in everything good.
The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life in the grace of God.
Love makes a family.
He that loves not his wife and children feeds a lioness at home and broods a nest of sorrows.
The number one need in all people is the need for acceptance, the need to experience a sense of belonging to something and someone. The need for acceptance is more powerful in your family than anywhere else.... If that need is not met by your family, trust me, your kids will go elsewhere to seek it in order to find approval and acceptance.
Marriage is the agreement to let a family happen.
In that family where the husband is pleased with his wife, and the wife with her husband, happiness will assuredly be lasting.
Home is the place where boys and girls first learn how to limit their wishes, abide by rules, and consider the rights and needs of others.
It is a wise father that knows his own child.
Becoming responsible adults is no longer a matter of whether children hang up there pajamas or put dirty towels in the hamper, but whether they care about themselves and others -- and whether they see everyday chores as related to how we treat this planet.
Nor need we power or splendor, wide hall or lordly dome;
The good, the true, the tender -- these form the wealth of home.