Quotations on the Family

The family is the nucleus of civilization.

Ariel and Will Durant


Good family life is never an accident but always an achievement by those who share it.

James H S Bossard


The family seems to have two predominant functions: to provide warmth and love in time of need and to drive each other insane.

Donald G. Smith


A brother is a friend given by nature.

Jean Baptiste Legouve (1807-1903)


Are there any brothers who do not criticize a bit and make fun of the fiance who is stealing a sister from them?

Sidonie Gabrielle Colette (1873-1954)
Earthly Paradise  [1966], "Wedding Day"




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