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Perhaps the greatest social service that can be rendered by anybody to the country and to mankind is to bring up a family
A happy family is but an earlier heaven
The family is the association established by nature for the supply of man's everyday wants
In intimate family life, there comes a moment when children, willingly or not, become the judges of their parents
The happiest moments of my life have been the few which I have passed at home in the bosom of my family.
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.

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On Anger: "For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind."
On Destiny: "Our destiny exercises its influence over us even when, as yet, we have not learned its nature: it is our future that lays down the law of our today."
Human, All Too Human
On Friendship: "A crowd is not company; and faces are but a gallery of pictures; and talk but a tinkling cymbal, where there is no love."