Our Favorite Quotes

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 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

People cannot go wrong, if you don’t let them.  They cannot go right, unless you let them.  ~Augustus William Hare and Julius Charles Hare, Guesses at Truth, by Two Brothers, 1827

A fanatic is one who can’t change his mind and won’t change the subject.  ~Winston Churchill

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

Friends are God’s apology for relations.  ~Hugh Kingsmill

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