family quotes

You leave home to seek your fortune and, when you get it, you go home and share it with your family.Anita Baker

My father worked on assembly lines in Detroit while I was growing up. Every day, I watched him do what he needed to do to support the family. But he told me, 'Life is short. Do what you want to do.'Anita Baker

There's more of a family connection when you're working on a TV show. That's not to say that you don't make great connections when you're working on films, but it's different unless you're there working every day.Simon Baker

My family was loving... they were very supportive and very affectionate, and basically I could do what I wanted, and basically it wasn't anything dangerous, thank God.Bob Balaban

I was born on Wellington Avenue and my family that remains lives in the Lake Shore Drive area.Bob Balaban

I'm from Chicago, my family started a chain of movie theaters in Chicago that were around for 70 years and then one of them became the head of Paramount and the other was the head of production at MGM and we all came out of Chicago.Bob Balaban

I'm from the Midwest, and I loved my family. I had a very good time as a child, but I was also - I have a theory about Jews growing up in the Midwest, that there is an ultimately sort of wonderful avoidance of a lot of things, and a great acceptance of whatever is happening.Bob Balaban

It was never the fame or fortune that drove me to act. It was something I love and enjoy doing it. A lot of people identify who they are by what they do and that's not me. It's what I do but not who I am. Who I am is a parent. I'm a family man.Adam Baldwin

Look, I've got incredible pride for my family. I've absolutely fallen into that cliche of a dad who could just happily talk about my daughter endlessly.Christian Bale

My family is Native American, and I was raised with Native American ceremonies.Eric Balfour

My family came in 1635 from England and settled in Williamsburg. Shortly after, they split up; half went to New England and half stayed in Virginia. I'm a Virginian Ballard.Robert Ballard

They're keeping friction going between people from the East and the West. One thing we all got in common is your color, which is Black and Latino, which is our family.Afrika Bambaataa

I would love to do more family comedy.Jamie Bamber

Some of my friends and family have tried to challenge me to do jokes that aren't as self-deprecating, where I genuinely express my own opinion in my own voice.Maria Bamford

When I shoot I'll take my family with me - one movie a year and then the rest of the time at home.Eric Bana

To be selected was an honor, and in respect of the family member chosen to run, families held feasts and gave away prized beaver coats, quilled tobacco bags and buffalo hides.Dennis Banks

That has always been it for me: family first.Leslie Banks

My family actually lived in the same village for about 400 years. They had great stability until the last century. People lived and intermarried in small villages.Roger Bannister

With the crime novels, it's delightful to have protagonists I can revisit in book after book. It's like having a fictitious family.John Banville

I always say God should have given women one extra decade at least, especially if you want a family. You're trying to pack a lot in.Christine Baranski