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Bad Families Quotes


"Bad laws make bad customs." - Jane Aiken Hodge

"Bad beliefs make bad behavior." - Warren Akin Candler

"A bad beginning makes a bad ending." - Euripides

"Depression, when it's clinical, is not a metaphor. It runs in families, and it's known to respond to medication and to counseling. However truly you believe there's a sickness to existence that can never be cured, if you're depressed you will sooner or later surrender and say: I just don't want to feel bad anymore. The shift from depressive realism to tragic realism, from being immobilized by darkness to being sustained by it, thus strangely seems to require believing in the possibility of a cure..." - Jonathan Franzen

"I think that it's high time that the Prime Minister stopped making excuses for bad policy and started listening to the forgotten families of Australia." - Tony Abbott

"There are still so many misconceptions out there, including that gays come from bad families. Maybe I don't completely change people's minds, but I make them think twice." - Candace Gingrich-Jones

"All generalizations are bad." - R.H. Grenier

"Bad news flies fast." - Anne Bronte

"I'm bad at golf." - Seth Macfarlane

"Families without songs are unhappy families." - Pat Conroy

"Seeing is believing to most families who have lived with a drinker." - Bill W.

"All well-regulated families set apart an hour every morning for tea and bread and butter" - Joseph Addison

"Isn't it interesting how men 'leave' their families, but women 'abandon' their children?" - Susan Powter

"Slavery didnt break up the black families as much as liberal welfare rules." - Andrew Young

"Characteristics cling to families." - Francis Galton

"I've got two families." - Merle Haggard

"Of all bad men religious bad men are the worst." - C S Lewis

"Bad marriages don't cause infidelity; infidelity causes bad marriages." - Frank Pittman

"A bad attitude is worse than a bad swing." - Payne Stewart

"Bad taste is a species of bad morals." - Christian Nestell Bovee

"Breathe. It's only a bad day not a bad life." - Ashley Purdy

"Be bad, and if you can't be bad be worse." - Tobsha Learner

"It is bad governments, not bad people, who cause revolutions." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"If same-sex relationships are really sinful, then why do they so often produce good fruit-loving families, open homes, self-sacrifice, commitment, faithfulness, joy? And if conservative Christians are really right in their response to same-sex relationships, then why does that response often produce bad fruit-secrets, shame, depression, loneliness, broken families, and fear?" - Rachel Held Evans

"Bad shooters are always open" - Pete Carril

"They really are bad shots." - Charles De Gaulle

"Bad leadership is an oxymoron." - Joseph C. Rost

"Good taste is always bad." - Poul Henningsen

"I'm a really bad liar." - Daniel Craig

"alone, adj. In bad company." - Ambrose Bierce

"I'm used to bad reviews." - Roger Moore

"Why do people who are good at families have to be smug and assume it is the only way to live. ... Why ca' they be blamed for being bad at promiscuity?" - Hanif Kureishi

"Why do people who are good at families have to be smug and assume it is the only way to live. ... Why can't they be blamed for being bad at promiscuity?" - Hanif Kureishi

"Americans are hard working, innovative, proud people who want bad government policies and high taxes to get out of the way so they can take care of their families and pursue their dreams." - Tim Walberg

"Tolstoy may be right about happy and unhappy families, but in ballet, it works the opposite way: All good ballets are different from each other and all bad ones are alike, at least in one crucial respect - they're all empty." - Robert Gottlieb

"Through good times and bad, American workers and their families have been able to rely on Social Security to provide guaranteed protection against the loss of earnings due to retirement, disability, or death." - Sander Levin

"Peer pressure is not a monolithic force that presses adolescents into the same mold. . . . Adolescents generally choose friend whose values, attitudes, tastes, and families are similar to their own. In short, good kids rarely go bad because of their friends." - Laurence Steinberg

"And that's how it is in America. We look to our communities, our faiths, our families for our joy, our support, in good times and bad. It is both how we live our lives and why we live our lives." - Mitt Romney

"Combined families often get bad reviews, but the family my children got when they traded away 'the suffocating four-person' nuclear one is one that has benefited all of them." - Jane Smiley

"One of the greatest objections which families have to New South Wales, is their apprehension of the moral effects that are likely to overwhelm them by bad example, and for which no success in life could compensate." - Charles Sturt

"Good people can do bad things, make bad decisions. It doesn't make them bad people." - Sonia

"The economic recession in America wasn't caused by bad luck; it was caused by bad Republican policies. But the Republican candidates are doubling down on the same flawed policies that led to the loss of 3.6 million jobs in the final months of 2008 and gravely affected middle class families across America." - Debbie Wasserman Schultz

"The fact is every single day in the ordinary American people, America's families have to make decisions about their families and that should be made by them, not by the Texas or United States." - Barack Obama

"The happiness of any society begins with the well being of the families that live in it." - Kofi Annan

"In some families, please is described as the magic word. In our house, however, it was sorry." - Margaret Laurence

"All families are psychotic. Everybody has basically the same family - it's just reconfigured slightly different from one to the next." - Douglas Coupland

"A cultivated reader of history is domesticated in all families; he dines with Pericles, and sups with Titian." - Robert Aris Willmott

"... I saw a small boy who belongs to one of those large families who only practice at birth control." - Anne Ellis

"There's something stubborn about families, unhappy ones in particular: they outlive themselves, and then they live on." - Daphne Merkin

"All of us from The Waltons still love each other. I think were closer than some real families." - Michael Learned

"American families cannot compete with billionaires. Our involvement in government should not be dependent on our bank account balances" - Harry Reid

"Families ought to be noisy." - Benjamin Franklin

"I mean, families are weird." - Gordon Ramsay

"Families, like individuals, are unique." - Norman Vincent Peale

"Entire families work for Xerox." - Anne M Mulcahy

"We think abortion is a bad thing." - Kate Michelman

"I played my age. Not bad." - Ron Francis

"Even bad men love their mamas." - Russell Crowe

"Bad guys do what good guys dream." - Rene Balcer

"There's no such thing as bad publicity," - P T Barnum

"Bad theology dishonors God and hurts people." - John Piper

"Relax, the bad guys don't knock. (Romeo)" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"Bad luck relies on absolutely perfect timing." - Catherynne M Valente

"Cherish the good, learn from the bad" - Brittany Murphy

"Hardly anything wrong can go bad." - Phil Simms

"Times are bad, God is good." - Richard Sibbes

"Fixed formation is bad. Study this well." - Miyamoto Musashi

"You have hal..... real bad, chum." - Vladimir Nabokov

"Good for me... bad for my opponents!!!" - Brimstone

"Intention, good or bad, is not enough." - John Steinbeck

"Weird is good, strange is bad." - Cinda Williams Chima

"An overflow of good converts to bad." - William Shakespeare

"Bad men are full of repentance." - Aristotle

"The public is a bad guesser." - Thomas De Quincey

"I want to win too bad." - Paula Creamer

"I was so horrifically bad at tennis." - Ted Cruz

"I don't think bonuses are always bad." - Andrew Cuomo

"I've never made a bad song." - Justin Bieber

"A stout heart breaks bad luck." - Miguel De Cervantes

"Man's the bad child of the universe" - James Oppenheim

"Sickness seizes the body from bad ventilation." - Ovid

"I think 'Breaking Bad' is incredible." - Claire Danes

"Guns are bad, I tell you." - Eminem

"Nobody is all good or all bad." - Ashley Madekwe

"Only criminals and bloodsuckers reward bad behavior." - Ted Nugent

"Bad as I wanna be. She aint bad, she a sad little wannabe." - Nicki Minaj

"The more bad choices you make, the less bad your choices seem." - Karen Kingsbury

"A bad salesman will automatically drop his price. Bad salesmen make me sick." - Danny Devito

"Sadness is not necessarily something bad. Don't judge it as a bad or negative quality." - Rajneesh

"There are no bad business and investment opportunities, but there are bad entrepreneurs and investors." - Robert Kiyosaki

"Red meat is not bad for you. Now blue-green meat, that's bad for you!" - Chi Chi Rodriguez

"What seems good turns bad, what seems bad turns good. It is an endless cycle." - Brenda Shoshanna

"The cynic puts all human actions into two classes - openly bad and secretly bad." - Henry Ward Beecher

"Mediocre art is far worse than bad art. Bad art does not waste our time." - Don Paterson

"If it's bad art, it's bad religion, no matter how pious the subject." - Madeleine L'Engle

"Bad beginnings, bad endings." - Livy

"No matter how bad it is, or how bad it gets; I'm going to make it." - Les Brown

"If you choose bad companions, no one will believe that you are anything but bad yourself." - Aesop

"Technology happens, it's not good, it's not bad. Is steel good or bad?" - Andy Grove

"Good taste is better than bad taste but bad taste is better than no taste." - Arnold Bennett

"What is good for the bad, and what is bad for the good." - Seiji Kaneko

"Sometimes bad is bad." - Huey Lewis

"Virtually all bad ideas come from universities, bad ideas that only survive when insulated from reality." - Dick Armey

"A master sees the bad in the good, and the good in the bad." - Hazrat Inayat Khan

"How good bad music and bad reasons sound when one marches against an enemy!" - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Bad for the sake of bad is boring to me and not believable." - Bryan Cranston

"I know I may have done some bad things, but I'm not a bad person." - Dmx

"In really bad times, the hungriest would gather at his door at nightfall, vying for the chance to earn a few coins to feed their families by selling their bodies. Had I been older when my father died, I might have been among them. Instead I learned to hunt." - Suzanne Collins

"Recipients of transfers set a bad example for others, including their children, other relatives, and friends, who see that one can receive goods, services, or money from the government without earning them. The onlookers easily adopt an attitude that they, too, are entitled to such transfers. They have fewer examples of hardworking, self-reliant people in their families or neighborhoods." - Robert Higgs

"Armel shrugged. "I suppose so, Brother, but why do creatures have to fight?" Demple picked Mudge up and placed him on his shoulder. "Because there's always good and bad in the land, and goodbeasts have to protect their friends an' families from evil ones who want nothing but to conquer an' destroy." - Brian Jacques

"When families save, they can get through emergencies like a bad harvest or a medical emergency. But it's more than that. They can also plan for the future, gradually saving up for a small business or for their children's school tuition." - Jeff Raikes

"Other families who are poor do what they can to get out of it. My mother did not. She did not utilise her resources. She had a degree. There was something she could have done, but she actively, purposely refused that so we could have this absolutely authentic experience of the worst of capitalism: 'See? Look how bad capitalism is.'" - Said Sayrafiezadeh

"Men like to provide for women and their families. It's in their DNA. I'm obviously no scientist, but I bet if you could hear a Y-chromosome talk, it would say, 'I want to provide and hunt.' When the woman is the primary breadwinner, it's going against nature. I'm not saying that it's bad or wrong, I'm just saying that it can feel off." - Patti Stanger

"I think there's a fundamental moral issue about whether it's right for a machine to decide to kill a person. It's bad enough that people are deciding to kill people, but at least they have perhaps some moral argument that they're doing it to ultimately defend their families or prevent some greater evil." - Judy Woodruff

"For all the noise and anger that too often surrounds the immigration debate, America has nothing to fear from today's immigrants. They have come here for the same reason that families have always come here-for the hope that in America, they could build a better life for themselves and their families. Like the waves of immigrants that came before them and the Hispanic Americans whose families have been here for generations, the recent arrival of Latino immigrants will only enrich our country." - Barack Obama

"I believe animals should be respected as citizens of this earth. They should have the right to their own freedom, their own families, and their own life." - John Feldmann

"The principal objective of American government at every level should be to see that children are born into intact families and that they remain so." - Daniel Patrick Moynihan

"I wish to see this beverage become common instead of the whiskey which kills sone-third of our citizens and ruins their families." - Thomas Jefferson

"Babies control and bring up their families as much as they are controlled by them; in fact ... the family brings up baby by being brought up by him." - Erik Erikson

"In a household of toddlers and pets, we discover this rule of thumb about happy families - that they are least two-thirds incontinent." - Robert Breault

"In a district of ten families, there must be someone as honorable and sincere as I, but none as fond of learning." - Confucius

"I am principled against this kind of traffic in the human species . . . and to disperse the families I have an aversion." - George Washington

"Make good scouts of yourselves, become good rifle shots so that if it becomes necessary that you defend your families and your country that you can do it." - Robert Baden-Powell

"We are all part of the human family and we should be about doing what all good families do - caring for our less fortunate brothers and sisters." - Dan O'Neill

"The world demands that you work for it, make families, provide, take no time to listen to your own heart beating." - Bell Hooks

"The families of the killed and disappeared are entitled to the right to know what happened to their loved ones, and to adequate reparation for the suffering endured." - Alfred-Maurice de Zayas

"Everybody's creative. We create our songs and our paintings, our families and our children. Every one of us is on the cutting edge of the future." - Buffy Sainte-Marie

"America is a country of strong families and strong values. My life's been blessed by both and I'll never forget those values." - Barack Obama

"We are not saved by nations or by churches or by families, but as individuals, through a personal interest in a personal Saviour." - John Angell James

"Giving and receiving love is vital to human existence. It is the glue that binds couples, families, communities, cultures, and nations." - G. Frank Lawlis

"It's against the law to go out on Sunday from the end of June until Labor Day. It forces the fishermen to spend some time with their families." - Bill Vaughan

"The 'leisured' wife was a badge of achievement, the ornament to hard work and virtue for families on the way up." - Hilda Scott

"I want people to think about everyone in their life, and their responsibilities to their friends, their families and their country." - Jon Bernthal

"When families are strong, America is strong." - Hillary Clinton

"There are secrets in all families." - Jane Austen

"Their families cordially detested one another." - Terry Pratchett

"Families are incubators for citizen activists." - Ralph Nader

"I don't believe in happy families," - Pat Conroy

"Families are the treasure of heaven." - Neil L. Andersen

"Christmas is a time for families." - Dorothy Koomson

"I don't believe in happy families," - Pat Conroy

"Our world needs good and strong families." - Pope Francis

"I do' believe in happy families," - Pat Conroy

"Is there life in other families?" - Ashleigh Brilliant

"Families are the compass that guide us." - Brad Henry

"Families are the bedrock of our society." - Hillary Clinton

"Happy or Unhappy, families are all mysterious." - Gloria Steinem

"Cop families have guns in their houses." - Amy Carlson

"Families are about love overcoming emotional torture." - Matt Groening

"I've always been attracted to temporary families." - Gus Van Sant



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