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Bringing a child into the world is the greatest act of hope there is.

By giving children lots of affection, you can help fill them with love and acceptance of themselves. Then that's what they will have to give away.

Children are the bridge to heaven.

Children are the world's most valuable resource and its best hope for the future.

Children begin by loving their parents; as they grow older they judge them; sometimes they forgive them.

Children have become so expensive that only the poor can afford them.

Children, like animals, use all their senses to discover the world. Then artists come along and discover it the same way all over again.

Civilization varies with the family, and the family with civilization. - Its highest and most complete realization is found where enlightened Christianity prevails; where woman is exalted to her true and lofty place as equal with the man; where husband and wife are one in honor, influence, and affection, and where children are a common bond of care and love. - This is the idea of a perfect family.

Cleaning your house while your kids are still growing up is like shoveling the walk before it stops snowing.

Each time a new baby is born there is a possibility of reprieve. Each child is a new being, a potential prophet, a new spiritual prince, a new spark of light precipitated into the outer darkness.

Every man should have a fair-sized cemetery in which to bury the faults of his friends.

Families are the Nurseries of all Societies; and the First combinations of mankind.

Family is just accident. . . . They don't mean to get on your nerves. They don't even mean to be your family, they just are.

Family life got better and we got our car back - as soon as we put "I love Mom" on the license plate.

Family love is messy, clinging, and of an annoying and repetitive pattern, like bad wallpaper.

Few mistakes can be made by a mother-in-law who is willing to baby-sit.

Few things are more delightful than grandchildren fighting over your lap.

Friends will not only live in harmony, but in melody.

Friendship improves happiness, and abates misery, by doubling our joys, and dividing our grief.

Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together.


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