In family life, love is the oil that eases friction,
the cement that binds closer together, and the
music that brings harmony.
– Eva Burrows
Family faces are magic mirrors.
Looking at people who belong to us,
we see the past, present and future.
We make discoveries about ourselves.
– Gail Lumet Buckley
The family is one of nature’s masterpieces.
– George Santayana
Family is a life jacket in the stormy sea of life.
– J. K. Rowling
If you look deeply into the palm of your hand, you will see
your parents and all generations of your ancestors.
All of them are alive in this moment. Each is present in your body.
You are the continuation of each of these people.
– Thich Nhat Hanh
The family is the nucleus of civilization.
– William Durant
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
There’s no vocabulary for love within a family,
love that’s lived in but not looked at,
love within the light of which all else is seen,
the love within which all other love finds speech.
– T.S. Eliot
My mother’s love has always been a sustaining force for our family,
and one of my greatest joys is seeing her integrity,
her compassion, her intelligence reflected in my daughters.
– Michele Obama
One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.
– George Herbert
Steve McCurry: A Life in Pictures by
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