It’s ok to get frustrated with family and friends once in a while as long as you always remember how much they really mean to you. . . These quotes about family and friends will remind you just how much you really love them
How easy it is to lose sight and perspective when it comes to those who are nearest and dearest to you. It’s even said that we hurt those closest to us more than anyone else and you can see that this is true in many peoples lives. How can it be that we are all polite and courteous to work colleagues and perfect strangers yet argue, shout and even abuse the people we love the most?
It goes without saying that we feel more comfortable and at ease with our spouses, parents or siblings, perhaps that’s the reason we treat them differently from others.
You wouldn’t dare speak to strangers the way you speak to your family sometimes. Maybe it’s because we all feel that bit more comfortable with those closest to us. When you take a step back and think about the people in your life that you love, be they family or friends, you begin to realize just how much they mean to you and you begin to get things back into perspective. These quotes about family and friends, we hope will help you regain that perspective and inspire you to show the ones you love, just how much you love them. . .
The homemaker has the ultimate career. All other careers exist for one purpose only – and that is to support the ultimate career. – C.S. Lewis
What can you do to promote world peace? Go home and love your family. – Mother Teresa
There is no doubt that it is around the family and the home that all the greatest virtues, the most dominating virtues of humans, are created, strengthened and maintained. – Winston Churchill
I have found the best way to give advice to your children is to find out what they want and then advise them to do it. – Harry S. Truman
If you as parents cut corners, your children will too. If you lie, they will too. If you spend all your money on yourselves and tithe no portion of it for charities, colleges, churches, synagogues, and civic causes, your children won’t either. And if parents snicker at racial and gender jokes, another generation will pass on the poison adults still have not had the courage to snuff out. – Marian Wright Edelman
To put the world right in order, we must first put the nation in order; to put the nation in order, we must first put the family in order; to put the family in order, we must first cultivate our personal life; we must first set our hearts right. – Confucius
What greater thing is there for human souls than to feel that they are joined for life – to be with each other in silent unspeakable memories. – George Eliot
Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. It’s not something you learn in school. But if you haven’t learnt the meaning of friendship, you really haven’t learned anything. – Muhammad Ali
Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: ‘What? You too? I thought I was the only one. – C.S. Lewis
We cannot tell the precise moment when friendship formed. As in filling a vessel drop by drop, there is at last a drop which makes it run over; so in a series of kindness there is at last one which makes the heart run over. – Samuel Johnson
A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you. -Elbert Hubbard
A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still, gently allows you to grow. – William Shakespeare
What is a friend? A single soul dwelling in two bodies. – Aristotle
Friendship marks a life even more deeply than love. Love risks degenerating into obsession, friendship is never anything but sharing. -Elie Wiesel
The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, not the kindly smile, nor the joy of companionship; it is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when you discover that someone else believes in you and is willing to trust you with a friendship. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
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