Tuesday, October 12, 2010

There is no other love like that of family....


In the past week

so many pictures of family

either the entire families

or groups..

such as brothers or sister were taken

I wanted to do a post

about them...


Those of you that really know me

know I enjoy good quotes..

so this post consists of

family pictures..

some old , some new...

and many quotes


family, brothers and sisters

that I have enjoyed yet had not

the occasion to use them...

I do hope you enjoy !


You don't choose your family.  They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.  ~Desmond Tutu

If minutes were kept of a family gathering, they would show that "Members not Present" and "Subjects Discussed" were one and the same.  ~Robert Brault



The only rock I know that stays steady, the only institution I know that works is the family.  ~Lee Iacocca


The advantage of growing up with siblings is that you become very good at fractions.  ~Robert Brault


When brothers agree, no fortress is so strong as their common life.  ~Antisthenes


Help your brother's boat across, and your own will reach the shore.  ~Hindu Proverb


My father used to play with my brother and me in the yard.  Mother would come out and say, "You're tearing up the grass."  "We're not raising grass," Dad would reply.  "We're raising boys."  ~Harmon Killebrew


It was nice growing up with someone like you - someone to lean on, someone to count on... someone to tell on!  ~Author Unknown


The highlight of my childhood was making my brother laugh so hard that food came out his nose.  ~Garrison Keillor




The mildest, drowsiest sister has been known to turn tiger if her sibling is in trouble.  ~Clara Ortega


If you don't understand how a woman could both love her sister dearly and want to wring her neck at the same time, then you were probably an only child.  ~Linda Sunshine


More than Santa Claus, your sister knows when you've been bad and good.  ~Linda Sunshine


When sisters stand shoulder to shoulder, who stands a chance against us?  ~Pam Brown




An older sister helps one remain half child, half woman.  ~Author Unknown

An older sister is a friend and defender - a listener, conspirator, a counselor and a sharer of delights.  And sorrows too.  ~Pam Brown


A sister shares childhood memories and grown-up dreams.  ~Author Unknown

mama n most 

The family.  We were a strange little band of characters trudging through life sharing diseases and toothpaste, coveting one another's desserts, hiding shampoo, borrowing money, locking each other out of our rooms, inflicting pain and kissing to heal it in the same instant, loving, laughing, defending, and trying to figure out the common thread that bound us all together.  ~Erma Bombeck


Family life is a bit like a runny peach pie - not perfect but who's complaining?  ~Robert Brault


If minutes were kept of a family gathering, they would show that "Members not Present" and "Subjects Discussed" were one and the same.  ~Robert Brault,

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There's no other love like the love for a brother.  There's no other love like the love from a brother.  ~Astrid Alauda


Our siblings push buttons that cast us in roles we felt sure we had let go of long ago - the baby, the peacekeeper, the caretaker, the avoider.... It doesn't seem to matter how much time has elapsed or how far we've traveled.  ~Jane Mersky Leder


When you look at your life, the greatest happiness's are family happiness's.  ~Joyce Brothers


Families are like fudge - mostly sweet with a few nuts.

Of two sisters one is always the watcher, one the dancer.  ~Louise Glück




A sister smiles when one tells one's stories - for she knows where the decoration has been added.  ~Chris Montaigne

Sisters are blossoms in the garden of life.  ~Author Unknown

We may look old and wise to the outside world.  But to each other, we are still in junior school.  ~Charlotte Gray


Sister to sister we will always be,
A couple of nuts off the family tree.
~Author Unknown


If your sister is in a tearing hurry to go out and cannot catch your eye, she's wearing your best sweater.  ~Pam Brown

One of the best things about being an adult is the realization that you can share with your sister and still have plenty for yourself.  ~Betsy Cohen


You keep your past by having sisters.  As you get older, they're the only ones who don't get bored if you talk about your memories.  ~Deborah Moggach

It's hard to be responsible, adult and sensible all the time.  How good it is to have a sister whose heart is as young as your own.  ~Pam Brown


When mom and dad don't understand, a sister always will.  ~Author Unknown



The best way to get a puppy is to beg for a baby brother - and they'll settle for a puppy every time.  ~Winston Pendelton


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Other things may change us, but we start and end with family Anthony Brandt quotes



You don't really understand human nature unless you know why a child on a merry-go-round will wave at his parents every time around - and why his parents will always wave back. William D. Tammeus



We never know the love of our parents for us till we have become parents. Henry Ward Beecher


To the outside world we all grow old.  But not to brothers and sisters.  We know each other as we always were.  We know each other's hearts.  We share private family jokes.  We remember family feuds and secrets, family grief's and joys.  We live outside the touch of time.  ~Clara Ortega


A happy family is but an earlier heaven.

George Bernard Shaw


Awhile back I had been asked to

paint a mailbox

with horses on it

for some friends as a surprise...

they own 2 horses that

I took pictures of when we visited

with our grandson Michael..

I had never really painted horses


which caused me to be a little


but, I donned my painting clothes,

held my tongue just so

and dove into the job...

It was delivered this week...

and I think everyone was pleased..

So I thought I would share

the results.. 




1 comment:

mary Slaten said...

i know the author of that sister to sister quote.....you. lol

Love ya, mary