Favorite Quotations ~  Family, 3 Difficult Conversations: How to Discuss what Matters Most

"The family you come from isn't as important as the family you're going to have." ~ Ring Lardner

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Family has always been the most important thing in my life. The only real goal that I ever had was to be a good mother. ~ Goldie Hawn

We define our family, our 'ohana, very broadly. It may have be begun with our parents and brothers and sisters, but it now includes hundreds of people who give us the support necessary for our creative endeavors. ~ Robert Cazimero, Celebration, A Portrait of Hawaii

The word family has taken on a wonderful and extended meaning... and can include people like coworkers or roommates. ~ Angela Shapiro

Blood is thicker than water. ~ American Proverb

A happy family is but an earlier heaven. ~ John Bowring

Total commitment to family and total commitment to career is possible, but fatiguing. ~ Muriel Fox

Loving relationships are a family's best protection against the challenges of the world. ~ Bernie Wiebe

Families are like fudge… mostly sweet, with a few nuts. ~ Barbara Johnson

Families work out, test, and refine their values as they break bread together. The forums for important ideas didn’t being in town meetings or at city councils. They were born at supper tables by family members who tested them on each other. ~ William L. Coleman

Looking at people who belong to us, we see the past, present, and future. ~ Gail Lumet Buckley

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