Sunday, February 20, 2005

More famous quotes


He is happiest, be he king or peasant, who finds his peace in his home. -- GoetheWhen

you look at your life, the greatest happinesses are the family happinesses. -- Dr. Joyce Brothers

The children despise their parents until the age of forty, when they suddenly become just like them -- thus preserving the system. -- Quentin Crewe

Healthy families remind each other of their goodness; unhealthy families remind each other of their failings. -- Matthew Fox

I never envied Elvis his mansion and all that. Al those boys -- Elvis, Jerry Lee Lewis, Roy Orbison -- they all lost their wives, their families. People say, "What happened to you, Carl? All of them went on to superstardom. Where’d you go?" I say, "I went home." And that’s a good place to be. -- Carl Perkins, Rockabilly singer (quote in Insight, Dec. 9, 1996, p. 33)

Fathers:By profession I am a soldier and take great pride in that fact, but I am prouder, infinitely prouder,to be a father. A soldier destroys in order to build; the father only builds, never destroys. The one has the potentialities of death; the other embodies creation and life. And while the hordes of death are mighty, the battalions of life are mightier still." -- Douglas MacArthur, "Reminiscences"

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

A son is a son ‘til he takes a wife,But a daughter’s a daughter for the rest of her life. Look up "father" in the dictionary. It comes right after "fathead" and just before "fatigue."

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