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1. "I knew now that we were never going to be a proper family again."
Author: Caroline Green
2. "Oh how the family affections combatWithin this heart, and each hour flings a bomb atMy burning soul! Neither from owl nor from batCan peace be gained until I clasp my wombat."
Author: Dante Gabriel Rossetti
3. "Yes, the early leaders and the people generally of this great nation recognized the necessity for spiritual support if the nation was to endure. They gave humble expression to this conviction in the inscription, ‘In God We Trust' found on the coins of the land. The holy Sabbath was a day of rest and worship. Religious devotion in the home was a common practice. Family prayer, reading of the holy scriptures, and the singing of hymns were an everyday occurrence. There is every evidence that ‘our fathers looked to God for their direction."
Author: Ezra Taft Benson
4. "My decision to look seriously at elected office is grounded in a deep commitment to public service and my experience - both my own and that of my family - in finding just, practical, and bipartisan solutions to difficult challenges."
Author: Joseph P. Kennedy III
5. "Our family has survived a long time. We've weathered battles and transformations, enchantments and floods and fires. We've endured being sent away, and we've coped with evildoers in our midst. If I were telling a story of Sevenwaters – and it would be a grand epic told over all the nights of a long winter – I would surely end it with a triumph. A happy ending, all well, puzzles solved, enemies defeated, the future stretching ahead bright and true. With new challenges and new adventures, certainly, because that's the way things always are. But overall it would be a very satisfying story, one to give the listener heart."
Author: Juliet Marillier
6. "I have many friends and family members who have served (or are currently serving) in our nation's Armed Forces. I have such a profound respect for what they do day in and day out."
Author: Karl Malone
7. "Just because we want our favorite team to win does not mean there's any lack of toughness when a player chooses family first."
Author: LZ Granderson
8. "...we may indeed assume, with a high degree of probability, that Jane Austen went commando."
Author: Margaret C. Sullivan
9. "It never takes longer than a few minutes, when they get together, for everyone to revert to the state of nature, like a party marooned by a shipwreck. That's what a family is. Also the storm at sea, the ship, and the unknown shore. And the hats and the whiskey stills that you make out of bamboo and coconuts. And the fire that you light to keep away the beasts."
Author: Michael Chabon
10. "My family was always active, and our thing was family walks. Not walks around the block, but more like eight-mile hikes up mountains."
Author: Mika Brzezinski
11. "I have known many of those pretended champions for liberty in my time, yet do I not remember one that was not in his heart and in his family a tyrant."
Author: Oliver Goldsmith
12. "As far as the girls in my grade, it was always kind of an on-and-off thing. When all this came up, it was kind of hard. My guy friends and my family friends have been so amazing and supportive."
Author: Stacie Orrico
13. "He sighs. "I miss the days when females could be ordered around and they'd have no choice.""Sure that wasn't just a myth? I'm pretty sure nobody ever ordered my mom around - ever.""You're probably right. The unruliness of the women in your family must go back for generations. You're like a plague upon the land."
Author: Susan Ee
14. "[Prince Stefan's] family was of Eastern European descent, with some real royalty thrown in via a connection to Vlad the Impaler—who hung from a branch that Ian wouldn't kept secret had the family tree been growing in his yard."
Author: Suzanne Brockmann
15. "Every generation that comes from this family has to do better than the last."
Author: Tinie Tempah
16. "Anyone who has the temerity to write about Jane Austen is aware of [two] facts: first, that of all great writers she is the most difficult to catch in the act of greatness; second, that there are twenty-five elderly gentlemen living in the neighbourhood of London who resent any slight upon her genius as if it were an insult to the chastity of their aunts."
Author: Virginia Woolf

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In many places it is literally not safe physically for youngsters to go to school. And in many schools, and its becoming almost generally true, it is spiritually unsafe to attend public schools. Look back over the history of education to the turn of the century and the beginning of the educational philosophies, pragmatism and humanism were the early ones, and they branched out into a number of other philosophies which have led us now into a circumstance where our schools are producing the problems that we face."
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