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A good quote about family to put on a dedication page?

.Hi. I'm doing a project on my roots for school and I have to make a dedication page, I thought it would be a nice idea to put a famous quote on the page since I am dedicating it to my family. Can anyone give me some suggestions or anything? Thanks in advance :D

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  1. I don't care how poor a man is; if he has family, he's rich. ~Dan Wilcox and Thad Mumford, "Identity Crisis," M*A*S*H It is not flesh and blood but the heart which makes us fathers and sons. ~Johann Schiller The family is a haven in a heartless world. ~Attributed to Christopher Lasch Nobody has ever before asked the nuclear family to live all by itself in a box the way we do. With no relatives, no support, we've put it in an impossible situation. ~Margaret Mead Families are like fudge - mostly sweet with a few nuts. ~Author Unknown If you don't believe in ghosts, you've never been to a family reunion. ~Ashleigh Brilliant We all grow up with the weight of history on us. Our ancestors dwell in the attics of our brains as they do in the spiraling chains of knowledge hidden in every cell of our bodies. ~Shirley Abbott Family: A social unit where the father is concerned with parking space, the children with outer space, and the mother with closet space. ~Evan Esar A family is a unit composed not only of children but of men, women, an occasional animal, and the common cold. ~Ogden Nash The family. We were a strange little band of characters trudging through life sharing diseases and toothpaste, coveting one another's desserts, hiding shampoo, borrowing money, locking each other out of our rooms, inflicting pain and kissing to heal it in the same instant, loving, laughing, defending, and trying to figure out the common thread that bound us all together. ~Erma Bombeck When you look at your life, the greatest happinesses are family happinesses. ~Joyce Brothers In some families, please is described as the magic word. In our house, however, it was sorry. ~Margaret Laurence Family quarrels have a total bitterness unmatched by others. Yet it sometimes happens that they also have a kind of tang, a pleasantness beneath the unpleasantness, based on the tacit understanding that this is not for keeps; that any limb you climb out on will still be there later for you to climb back. ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic's Notebook, 1960 You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them. ~Desmond Tutu An ounce of blood is worth more than a pound of friendship. ~Spanish Proverb Blood's thicker than water, and when one's in trouble Best to seek out a relative's open arms. ~Author Unknown The happiness of the domestic fireside is the first boon of Heaven; and it is well it is so, since it is that which is the lot of the mass of mankind. ~Thomas Jefferson, 1813 To us, family means putting your arms around each other and being there. ~Barbara Bush When our relatives are at home, we have to think of all their good points or it would be impossible to endure them. ~George Bernard Shaw Call it a clan, call it a network, call it a tribe, call it a family. Whatever you call it, whoever you are, you need one. ~Jane Howard There is no cure for laziness but a large family helps. ~Herbert Prochnov Family quarrels are bitter things. They don't go by any rules. They're not like aches or wounds; they're more like splits in the skin that won't heal because there's not enough material. ~F. Scott Fitzgerald Our most basic instinct is not for survival but for family. Most of us would give our own life for the survival of a family member, yet we lead our daily life too often as if we take our family for granted. ~Paul Pearshall The great advantage of living in a large family is that early lesson of life's essential unfairness. ~Nancy Mitford The happiest moments of my life have been the few which I have passed at home in the bosom of my family. ~Thomas Jefferson Sometimes our hearts get tangled And our souls a little off-kilter Friends and family can set us right And help guide us back to the light. ~Sera Christann The family - that dear octopus from whose tentacles we never quite escape, nor, in our inmost hearts, ever quite wish to. ~Dodie Smith Family life is a bit like a runny peach pie - not perfect but who's complaining? ~Robert Brault, www.robertbrault.com The great gift of family life is to be intimately acquainted with people you might never even introduce yourself to, had life not done it for you. ~Kendall Hailey, The Day I Became an Autodidact In time of test, family is best. ~Burmese Proverb Family is just accident.... They don't mean to get on your nerves. They don't even mean to be your family, they just are. ~Marsha Norman The only rock I know that stays steady, the only institution I know that works is the family. ~Lee Iacocca Friends are God's apology for relations. ~Hugh Kingsmill They... threw themselves into the interests of the rest, but each plowed his or her own furrow. Their thoughts, their little passions and hopes and desires, all ran along separate lines. Family life is like this - anima
  2. A man should never neglect his family for business. - Walt Disney Policies that support families aren't political issues. They're personal. They're the causes I carry with me every single day. - Michelle Obama
  3. you don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.Desmond Tutu In family life, love is the oil that eases friction, the cement that binds closer together, and the music that brings harmony.Eva Burrows Families are the compass that guide us. They are the inspiration to reach great heights, and our comfort when we occasionally falter. Brad Henry Other things may change us, but we start and end with the family.Anthony Brandt The only rock I know that stays steady, the only institution I know that works is the family.Lee Iacocca Call it a clan, call it a network, call it a tribe, call it a family: Whatever you call it, whoever you are, you need one.Jane Howard Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible -- the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family.Virginia Satir No matter what you've done for yourself or for humanity, if you can't look back on having given love and attention to your own family, what have you really accomplished?Elbert Hubbard We cannot destroy kindred: our chains stretch a little sometimes, but they never break.Marquise de Sévigné Your family and your love must be cultivated like a garden. Time, effort, and imagination must be summoned constantly to keep any relationship flourishing and growing.Jim Rohn I know why families were created with all their imperfections. They humanize you. They are made to make you forget yourself occasionally, so that the beautiful balance of life is not Destryoyed       
  4. In every conceivable manner, the family is link to our past, bridge to our future.