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families Quotes

Nine of the best book quotes about families
  1. #1
    “This was the trouble with families. Like invidious doctors, they knew just where it hurt.”
  2. #2
    ″ ‘Feeling hot, baby?’ the man like a knot asked Rahel kindly in Malayalam.
    Then, unkindly, ‘Ask your daddy to buy you an Air Condition!’ and he hooted with delight at his own wit and timing. Rahel smiled back at him, pleased to have Chacko mistaken for her father. Like a normal family.”
  3. #3
    “But it wasn’t just them. It was the others too. They all broke the rules. They all crossed into forbidden territory. They all tampered with the laws that lay down who should be loved and how. And how much. The laws that make grandmothers grandmothers, uncles uncles, mothers mothers, cousins cousins, jam jam, and jelly jelly.”
  4. #4
    “In war, when soldiers come, they take everything. You must bury anything to save it. You must hide your childrens, also.”
  5. #5
    “She didn’t like America, but she didn’t hate it, either. Two and a half years and eight gazillion books later, she had Bird. Then we moved to Brooklyn.”
  6. #6
    “We’re gifted, just like some families are smart, and others are rich, or beautiful, or athletic.”
  7. #7
    This is why the Word of God exhorts husbands to love their wives, wives to love their husbands, parents to love their children and Christians to love one another.
  8. #8
    “Úrsula suddenly realized that the house had become full of people, that her children were on the point of marrying and having children, and that they would be obliged to scatter for lack of space. Then she took out the money she had accumulated over long years of hard labor, made some arrangements with her customers, and undertook the enlargement of the house.”
  9. #9
    “Others only delude themselves and thus upset families, churches, and all other relationships. In their self-pride and judgment of others, they show great inconsistency.”

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