1. A family is a unit composed not only of children but of men, women, an occasional animal, and the common cold.
— Ogden Nash
2. A happy family is but an earlier heaven.
— John Bowring
3. A man can’t make a place for himself in the sun if he keeps taking refuge under the family tree.
— Helen Keller
4. A man travels the world over in search of what he needs, and returns home to find it.
— George Moore
5. At the end of the day, a loving family should find everything forgivable.
— Mark V. Olsen and Will Sheffer
6. Bringing up a family should be an adventure, not an anxious discipline in which everybody is constantly graded for performance.
— Milton R. Saperstein
7. Call it a clan, call it a network, call it a tribe, call it a family: Whatever you call it, whoever you are, you need one.
— Jane Howard
8. Families are like fudge… mostly sweet with a few nuts.
— Author Unknown
— Brad Henry
10. Family: A social unit where the father is concerned with parking space, the children with outer space, and the mother with closet space.
— Evan Esar