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Parents are often so busy with the physical rearing of children that they miss the glory of parenthood, just as the grandeur of the trees is lost when raking leaves.

Perfect love sometimes does not come until the first grandchild.

Since there is nothing so well worth having as friends, never lose a chance to make them.

Sis, I've been wondering . . . On my birthday mom always gives me five thousand dollars. How much does she give you?

Smile at each other, smile at your wife, smile at your husband, smile at your children, smile at each other - it doesn't matter who it is and that will help you to grow up in greater love for each other.

So if you have a grandma, Thank the Good Lord up above, And give Grandmama hugs and kisses, For grandmothers are to love.

So, like a forgotten fire, a childhood can always flare up again within us.

Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light.

The best inheritance a parent can give his children is a few minutes of his time each day.

The best thing to do is to behave in a manner befitting one's age. If you are sixteen and under, try not to go bald.

The best way to keep children home is to make the home atmosphere pleasant -- and let the air out of the tires.

The Family is the Country of the heart. There is an angel in the Family who, by the mysterious influence of grace, of sweetness, and of love, renders the fulfillment of duties less wearisome, sorrows less bitter. The only pure joys unmixed with sadness.

The family was ordained of God that children might be trained up for himself; it was before the church, or rather the first form of the church on earth.

The family with an old person in it possesses a jewel.

The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, nor the kindly smile, nor the joy of companionship; it is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when he discovers that someone else believes in him and is willing to trust him.

The great man is he who does not lose his child's-heart.

The greatest sweetener of human life is Friendship. To raise this to the highest pitch of enjoyment, is a secret which but few discover.

The happiest moments of my life have a been the few which I have passed at home in the bosom of my family.

The Jewish man with parents still alive is a fifteen-year-old boy and will remain a fifteen-year-old boy until they die.

The last step in parental love involves the release of the beloved; the willing cutting of the cord that would otherwise keep the child in a state of emotional dependence.

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