Families are often seen, rightfully so, as the core unit of society. Here are the best and famous family day 2018 quotes, wishes and messages along with images. Many quotes associated with families discuss how many individual dysfunctional families can cause the society as a whole to eventually become dysfunctional.
Other quotes view them as somewhat of a burden, a burden that you love to have.
Happy Family day messages
Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city. – George Burns
Many quotes reflect on the importance of the family in a person’s life. These sayings view them as not only helpful in the world around us, but also helpful mentally and spiritually as well.
Families have played a huge part in television and movies throughout the years. Many of the most popular sitcoms have been centered on the family, including Leave it to Beaver, Little House on the Prairie, The Simpsons, Married with Children, Home Improvement and many more. Some of the families got along better than others, but deep down they all cared deeply for each other.
Love, hate. Look, we’re a family, what’s the difference?
– Al Bundee, Married with Children, Season 5, 1990
One holiday in Canada was created to celebrate the family as a whole unit. The date of Family Day will change depending on what province you live in. According to Wikipedia, most provinces in Canada celebrate the holiday on the third Monday of every February. In Manitoba and Prince Edward Island, the holiday is referred to as Islander Day. British Columbia recently created the holiday, and now observes it on the second Monday of each February. Other holidays that celebrate individual members of the family include Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Universal Children’s Day on November 20, and National Siblings Day on April 10th. American Family Day is a state holiday in Arizona and has been celebrated on the first Sunday in August . In Mexico its celeberated on 4th march.
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One thing is for certain, our families are always there, and always a part of our lives.
Family Day 2018 quotes
In every conceivable manner, the family is a link to our past, and a bridge to our future. – Alex Haley
The first bond of society is the marriage tie; the next our children; then the whole family of our house, and all things in common. – Cicero
It is a sure sign of a mind not balanced as it ought to be, when it is insensible to the pleasures of the domestic hearth, and to the little joys and endearments of a family. – James Ellis
The family is seldom unhappy whose dwelling is surrounded with shade trees, and whose garden is gay with cultivated plants. Do not, then, I beseech you, forget the little flower garden.– S.A. Peters
Let every family meet once a day or week for a real hearty sing, and their sing will give them more pleasure than they will take all the rest of the day. – Orson Squire Fowler
Families are the compass that guides us. They are the inspiration to reach great heights, and our comfort when we falter. – Brad Henry
What can you do to promote world peace? Go home and love your family. – Mother Teresa
After a good dinner one can forgive anybody, even one’s own relations. – Oscar Wilde, A Woman of No Importance, 1893
I sustain myself with the love of family. – Maya Angelou
Family day 2018 wishes and sayings
For an America of wisdom that honors the family, knowing that if the family goes, so goes our civilization. – Ronald Reagan, State of the Union, February 6, 1985
The greatest thing in family life is to take a hint when a hint is intended — and not to take a hint when a hint isn’t intended. – Robert Frost
You can kiss your family and friends good-bye and put miles between you, but at the same time you carry them with you in your heart, your mind, your stomach, because you do not just live in a world but a world lives in you. – Frederick Buechner
I don’t care about whose DNA has recombined with whose. When everything goes to hell, the people who stand by you without flinching – they are your family. – Jim Butcher, Proven Guilty, 2006
Happy families are all alike; every unhappy one is unhappy in its own way. – Leonard Tolstoy, Anna Karenina, 1877
The happiest moments of my life have been the few which I have passed at home in the bosom of my family. – Thomas Jefferson
He that raises a large family does, indeed, while he lives to observe them, stand a broader mark for sorrow; but then he stands a broader mark for pleasure too. – Ben Franklin, Memoirs of Benjamin Franklin, 1834
In the newborn child is realized the common good of the family. – Pope John Paul II, Letters to Families, 1994
I think the world today is upside-down, and is suffering so much, because there is so very little love in the homes and in family life. – Mother Teresa
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
The history of mankind, the history of salvation, passes by way of the family. – Pope John Paul II, Letters to Families, 1994
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