family quotes

I have family dotted everywhere - Dad's in California; I've got aunts in Scotland and Virginia; family in Kansas City; family in Manchester and London.Hayley Atwell

My mum's family would all get together, with guitars, harmonica, mandolins and upright bass and play old blues and folk songs. That was normal to me.Dan Auerbach

How many pictures have you torn up because you hate them? What ends up in your scrapbook? The pictures where you look like a good guy and a good family man, and the children look adorable - and they're screaming the next minute. I've never seen a family album of screaming people.Richard Avedon

Mozart often wrote to his family that certain variations or sections of pieces were so successful that they had to be encored immediately, even without waiting for the entire piece to end.Emanuel Ax

In the West, the basic economic and social unit is the individual; in Africa, it is the extended family or the collective.George Ayittey

I bought an island in 1987. It's in one of the lakes in Canada. I went around it in my boat and went to the real estate office and bought it. It's the best $65,000 I've ever spent. My family camp on it and we have great times there.Dan Aykroyd

The 'Family Ties' role was the first of many gay roles that I've ended up playing. I remember that I made them laugh, and it made me feel good, 'cause it really cracked them up.Hank Azaria

If I could kidnap Bryan Doyle-Murray and force him to be in my family, I would. I love him; I really do.Valerie Azlynn

There is also work to do in the evolution of a stable family life and values, and in ensuring that the Nigerian family is built on core values that will form the bedrock of the future society. We must showcase the ideals of family life and be models of family values.Ibrahim Babangida

Catholic school graduates exhibit a wide variety of qualities that will not only help them in their careers but also in their family and community lives.Joe Baca

My whole family is very artistic - my uncles are all actors and theatre directors.Morena Baccarin

Rarely do members of the same family grow up under the same roof.Richard Bach

It isn't that women are less ambitious,but women want to find a balance between work, love, and family.Michelle Bachelet

Having experienced personally and through my family the tragedy of Chile is something always present in my memory. I do not want events of that nature ever to happen again, and I have dedicated an important part of my life to ensuring that and to the reunion of all Chileans.Michelle Bachelet

Many children in the foster care system are often in the midst of a family challenge.Michele Bachmann

I am quite a spendthrift but just being careful because my family was not rich, was not a rich family.Abdullah Ahmad Badawi

A family on the throne is an interesting idea. It brings down the pride of sovereignty to the level of petty life.Walter Bagehot

Stress means something different if it is the result of rewarding work rather than struggling to keep the family out of debt.Julian Baggini

Family, work, familiarity. Listen, if I had a magic wand and I could make myself really be happy, I'd zap me onto a farm. And I know nothing about farming.Scott Baio

I find it is increasingly difficult to spend the time I need with my family and at the same time do the job that needs to be done.Brian Baird