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The most I can do for my friend is simply be his friend.

The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.

The only artists for whom I would make way are - children. For me the paintings of children belong side by side with the works of the masters.

The only way to have a friend is to be one.

The parents exist to teach the child, but also they must learn what the child has to teach them; and the child has a very great deal to teach them.

The real question isn't whether or not you love your kids, but how well you are able to demonstrate your love and caring so that your children really feel loved.

The reason grandparents and grandchildren get along so well is that they have a common enemy.

The ties of family and of country were never intended to circumscribe the soul. - If allowed to become exclusive, engrossing, clannish, so as to shut out the general claims of the human race, the highest end of Providence is frustrated, and home, instead of being the nursery, becomes the grave of the heart.

There is little less trouble in governing a private family than a whole kingdom.

There's no way that moving in with your parents is a sign that your life is on track.

Those who love the young best stay young longer.

To be a good friend remember that we are human magnets: that like attracts like and that as we give we get.

To encourage my little kid to eat I'd sometimes say: "Just pretend it's sand."

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

Treat your friends as you do your pictures, and place them in their best light.

Unconditional love is loving your kids for who they are, not for what they do ... it isn't something you will achieve every minute of every day. But it is the thought we must hold in our hearts every day.

Watching your daughter being collected by her date feels like handing over a million-dollar Stradivarius to a gorilla.

We are given children to test us and make us more spiritual.

We were so poor we had no hot water. But it didn't matter because we had no bathtub to put it in anyway.

We're supposed to take our problems to a family adviser. Personally, I've never met a family adviser. They're all off somewhere listening to dirty stories.


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