The quote bank-Family Members

Monday, March 30, 2009

Most crafters would agree that having the perfect phrase or quote really makes everything ten times better. But do you ever feel like you're having a quote drought? Well, here's some fresh and fun ideas to keep your crafts creative and modern.

A collection of quotes

A moment in my tummy, a lifetime in my heart
A baby is a blank check made payable to the human race  —Barbara Christine Seifert
All wealth is biological  —Lois McMaster Bujold
I knew you before you were born
Party in my crib: 2AM
No day is so bad it can't be fixed with a nap
A wee bit of heaven drifted down from above...  —Helen Steiner Rice

Boy: (n) a loud noise with dirt on it
Boys live adventures men only dream of
Nothing great was ever achieved by being a wimp
Every genuine boy is a rebel and an anarch  —Henry Miller
Little girls have a magic all their own
Little girls, like butterflies, need no excuse  —Robert A. Heinlein
Some girls are just born with glitter in their veins
Give a girl the right shoes and she can conquer the world!
Never underestimate a child's ability to get into more trouble  —Martin Hull

Half the time when brothers wrestle, it's just an excuse to hug each other. —James Patterson
May your paths always lead back to each other
Of all the things I have to play, I'd choose my brother any day
A friend is a brother who once was a bother
Sometimes being a brother is even better than being a superhero —Marc Brown
It snowed last year too: I made a snowman and my brother knocked it down and I knocked my brother down and then we had tea. —Dylan Thomas
A sister is a little bit of childhood that can never be lost --Marion C. Garretty
What's the good of news if you haven't a sister to share it? —Jenny DeVries
If your sister is in a tearing hurry to go out and cannot catch your eye, she's wearing your best sweater. —Pam Brown

Cousins are different beautiful flowers in the same garden
A cousin is a ready-made friend for life
God made us cousins, because he know our moms could handle us as sisters/brothers
Cousins are many. Best friends are few. What a rare delight to find both in you.

A happy family is but an earlier heaven —John Bowring
Remember, as far as anyone knows, we're a nice, normal family —Homer Simpson
So this isn't Home Sweet Home....adjust!
The family is like fudge. Mostly sweet, with a few nuts.
The family is one of nature's masterpieces —George Santayana
A house is not a home until you can write, "I love you" in the dust on the furniture
And each heart is whispering, "Home, home at last!"
We need to think of the home as the cradle into which the future is born

A grandfather is someone with silver in his hair and gold in his heart
Great fathers get promoted to grandfathers
Elephants and grandchildren never forget —Andy Rooney
Grandmothers never run of hugs—or cookies
Oldies but goodies!
I'm not aging. I just need repotting
Putting the "tired" in retired.
An hour with your grandchildren can make you feel young again. Anything longer than that, and you start to age quickly —Gene Perret
Grandchildren are loving reminders of what we're really here for 

He didn't tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it. —Clarence Budington Kelland
A truly rich man is one whose children run into his arms when his hands are empty.
Love and fear. Everything the father of a family says must inspire one or the other. —Joseph Joubert
One father is more than a hundred Schoolmasters —George Herbert
Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father! —Lydia M. Child
A father is always making his baby into a little woman. And when she is a woman he turns her back again. —Enid Bagnold
Sometimes the poorest man leaves his children the richest inheritance. —Ruth E. Renkel
A fathers carries pictures where his money used to be.
The father who would taste the essence of his fatherhood must turn back from the plane of his experience, take with him the fruits of his journey and begin again beside his child, marching step by step over the same old road —Angelo Patri.
Anyone can be a father. It takes someone special to be a dad.
The greatest gift I ever had / Came from God; I call him Dad!
I love my father as the stars—he's a bright shining example and a happy twinkling in my heart —Adabella Radici
Dad, your guiding hand on my shoulder will remain with me forever.
Old as she was, she still missed her daddy sometimes —Gloria Naylor
There are three stages of a man's life: He believes in Santa Claus, he doesn't believe in Santa Claus, he is Santa Claus.

A mother is a person who seeing there are only four pieces of pie for five people, promptly announces she never did care for pie —Tenneva Jordan
Being a full-time mother is one of the highest salaried jobs in my field, since the payment is pure love —Mildred B. Vermont
A suburban mother's role is to deliver children obstetrically once, and by car forever after. —Peter De Vries
The phrase "working mother" is redundant —Jane Sellman
The moment a child is born, the mother is also born. She never existed before. The woman existed, but the mother, never. A mother is something absolutely new. —Rajneesh
I remember my mother's prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life. —Abraham Lincoln
The heart of a mother is a deep abyss at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness —Honore de Balzac
He is a poor son whose sonship does not make him desire to serve all men's mothers. —Harry Emerson Fosdick
An ounce of mother is worth a pound of clergy —Spanish Proverb
She never quite leaves her children at home, even when she doesn't take them along —Margaret Culkin Banning
If evolution really works, how come mothers only have two hands? —Milton Berle
Mother love is the fuel that enables a normal human being to do the impossible —Marion C. Garretty
A mother is one to whom you hurry when you are troubled —Emily Dickinson
Any mother could perform the jobs of several air traffic controllers with ease —Lisa Alther
Now, as always, the most automated appliance in a household is the mother —Beverly Jones
A mom forgives us all our faults, not to mention one or two we don't even have —Robert Brault
There's nothing like a mama-hug —Adabella Radici
Mother's love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved —Erich Fromm
Mother—that was the bank where we deposited all our hurts and worries —T. DeWitt Talmage
It's not easy being a mother. If it were easy, fathers would do it —From Golden Girls 
My mom is literally a part of me. You can't say that about many people except relatives, and organ donors —Carrie Latet
Every beetle is a gazelle in the eyes of its mother —Moorish Proverb
All that I am or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel Mother —Abraham Lincoln
God could not be everywhere, so he created mothers —Jewish Proverb
Biology is the least of what makes someone a mother —Oprah Winfrey
A man loves his sweetheart the most, his wife the best, but his mother the longest —Irish Proverb

Perfect parents are only in old TV reruns  —Dee Ann Stewart
Adoption means you grew in your mommy's heart instead of her tummy
Having a child is surely the most beautifully irrational act that two people in love can commit. --Bill Cosby
Parents hold their children's hands for a while... their hearts forever.
We do not remember days, we remember moments. --Cesare Pavese
While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about." --Angela Schwindt

By the time a man realizes that maybe his father was right, he usually has a son who thinks he's wrong
Mothers of small boys work from SON up to SON down
1 mother + 1 daughter = 2 best friends
Daddy, a daughter's first love

Life may not be a bowl of cherries, but you can make it a small bowl of cheerios
Our pictures may fade, but our memories won't

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