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"Being at home is a job in itself and raising a family for sure." - Laura Carmichael

"You know raising a family in the lifestyle of a professional athlete can be very difficult." - Robin Yount

"My grandfather did a lot of things in his life. What he was most proud of was raising his family." - Tagg Romney

"Look forward to the wonderment of growing up, raising a family and driving by the gas station where the popular kids now work." - Tim Dorsey

"Raising a family is difficult enough. But it's even more difficult for single parents struggling to make ends meet. They don't need more obstacles. They need more opportunities." - Bill Richardson

"I'm focusing on my family, raising my family, and staying blessed." - DJ Khaled

"I've had a family my entire adult life; I started raising kids when I was 21. I suspect that being part of a family has probably informed my life as a writer as much as anything else has." - Amy Bloom

"Alzheimer's is a family disease...It requires countless hours of care, which are typically provided by family caregivers...Wi thout professional help, it can be impossible to juggle providing that care with jobs, raising kids or just time for yourself." - Seth Rogen

"I come from an Irish Catholic family, and hell-raising is part of the DNA." - Brian Dennehy

"I'm raising my family in The Church, and I'm proud of that." - Brandon Flowers

"When you're in the thick of raising your kids by yourself, you tend to keep a running list of everything you think you're doing wrong. I recommend taking a lot of family pictures as evidence to the contrary." - Connie Schultz

"My parents did a great job raising me and my two sisters. We all graduated from high school and we all graduated from college. So, to be a good representative of my family is probably my greatest accomplishment thus far." - Robert Griffin Iii

"The whole process of raising a family is one of perfecting our own lives. That which we transmit consciously and unconsciously to our children in their rearing in the home and in the community must be the best within us." - Henry D. Moyle

"People are interested in family traditions, and I think a lot of families can benefit from some of the ways that my parents dealt with the challenges of raising four kids." - Ralph Nader

"My children grew up with one Western parent. My husband doesn't believe in raising his voice with the kids and we don't spank. They were really raised in a half-Asian family." - Amy Chua

"I wanted to travel with my dad to be close to him again. Having babies and raising my own family took so much of my time, I didn't have a chance to be with him very often." - Nancy Sinatra

"I was a threat to a lot of women and to a lot of men. The women cannot forgive me if I remain single and also have a family. But I have a family as well and am raising them. A lot of women only stay in their marriages because of the children so seeing me on my own annoys them." - Buchi Emecheta

"A grandchild is God's reward for raising a child." - Bill Cosby

"In Taiwan there's a saying: Raising a child is more important than giving birth. Raising a child is greater." - Chien-Ming Wang

"I always had a pretty good knack for raising hell" - Brandon Lee

"Raising kids is like nailing Jell-O to a tree." - Maya Angelou

"You're pulling heaven down, and raising up a whore!" - Arthur Miller

"I have a pretty big fund-raising heart." - Azita Ghanizada

"I always had a pretty good knack for raising hell." - Brandon Lee

"Raising five boys is a handful, trust me." - Barbara Bush

"...make dads the godly leaders [of the family] with the women in submission, raising kids for the glory of God." - Randall Terry

"There are so many ebbs and flows in life, but when you're raising small children, your family means everything." - Uma Thurman

"Maybe a person's time would be as well spent raising food as raising money to buy food." - Frank Howard Clark

"Maybe a person's time would be as well spent raising food as raising money to buy food." - Frank A Clark

"Many people don't have the ability to be rich, because they're too lazy or they don't have the desire or the stick-to-itiveness. It's a talent. Some people have a talent for piano. Some people have a talent for raising a family. Some people have a talent for golf. I just happen to have a talent for making money." - Donald Trump

"I'm the youngest of six kids, and when a you're living in such a big family, you never really become an adult, and I'm so happy about that. At my 34, I think, "Even if I end up becoming a dad or something down the road, I don't think I'm ever going to be an adult. I'll just be a kid raising a kid."." - Tim Kasher

"The State is now more involved than it has ever been in the raising of children, and children are now more neglected, abused, and mistreated than they have been in our time. This is not a coincidence, and, with all due respect, I am here to tell you: It does not take a village to raise a child-it takes a family." - Bob Dole

"If women are doing a Ph.D., they have a conflict between raising a family or finishing the degree, which is just at the worst time - between the ages of 25 to 30 or whatever it is. It ruins the five years of their lives." - Freeman Dyson

"Automation and technology would be a great boon if it were creative, if there were more leisure, more opportunity to engage in raising a family, providing guidance to the young, all the stuff we say we need. America will work if we're all in it together. It'll work when there's a shared sense of destiny. It can be done!" - Jerry Brown

"[A]s we celebrate 75 years of the minimum wage, we must also recognize that it is no longer achieving its potential impact in our economy or for America's working families. Every American deserves the chance to build a better life for his or her family - and raising the minimum wage will provide that opportunity." - Tom Harkin

"My wife is so analytical with raising kids, and I am not. My feeling is if they turn out good, then that means I was a good daddy and put a lot of effort into it. If they turn out bad, it means they took after her side of the family." - Jeff Foxworthy

"I'm the person that I always was, but in terms of how I approach my living, I'm not the same person at all. At all. I've buried a child, I've ended a marriage, and the grandson that I was raising is now grown. My family has totally shifted." - Iyanla Vanzant

"Do I believe in coupling? Do I believe in commitment? Do I believe in co-parenting, raising children together, having a family, and growing old with someone? I absolutely believe in all of those things. I just don't believe that you need to be married to do that. I love going to weddings, though. I do love a good wedding." - Laura Wasser

"My parents told me they knew they made lots of mistakes raising us, but that they did their best. Most parents will say something like that at some point, and they are usually right. But I think children also do their best while being raised. Finding family "happiness" is a fine balancing act." - Torill Kove

"I just think my children and your children would be much better off and much more successful getting married and raising a family, and I don't want them brainwashed into thinking that homosexuality is an equally valid and successful option - it isn't." - Carl Paladino

"After my kids were born I found myself incorporating my photography into different art endeavours and from there it just blossomed. I have always had to have an outlet for my creativity and when my life became more about raising my family than the bright lights of show business exploring my photo art was a great outlet for me." - Angela Cartwright

"Moral values includes the immorality of 45 million uninsured or the immorality of working people who are having trouble raising a family despite working full-time. That has to be part of the moral equation. And if we are able to frame things in that fashion, then I think we can be successful." - Barack Obama

"I love what I'm doing here but I hate being away from home. I hate it. I look forward to one day raising a family myself, and I really look forward to children but when that day comes, I don't want to be an absent dad. I'm already an absent husband." - Chuck Ragan

"Women are, in my view, natural peacemakers. As givers and nurturers of life, through their focus on human relationships and their engagement with the demanding work of raising children and protecting family life, they develop a deep sense of empathy that cuts through to underlying human realities." - Daisaku Ikeda

"I just think my children and your children would be much better off and much more successful getting married and raising a family, and I don't want them brainwashed into thinking that homosexuality is an equally valid and successful option - it isn't." - Carl Paladino

"After my kids were born I found myself incorporating my photography into different art endeavors and from there it just blossomed. I have always had to have an outlet for my creativity and when my life became more about raising my family than the bright lights of show business exploring my photo art was a great outlet for me." - Angela Cartwright

"When most artists walk offstage, they go to a lonely hotel room. I went home to my family. They were there before the show, during and after. It's been great. I never would have done it any other way. I wasn't gonna miss raising my kids. There was no way that was gonna happen." - Gloria Estefan

"Do I believe in coupling? Do I believe in commitment? Do I believe in co-parenting, raising children together, having a family, and growing old with someone? I absolutely believe in all of those things. I just don't believe that you need to be married to do that." - Laura Wasser

"I have come to understand that the Lord's richest blessings are spiritual, and they often have to do with family, friends, and the gospel. He often seems to give the blessing of a special sensitivity to the influence and guidance of the Holy Spirit, especially in marriage and family matters like raising children. Such spiritual sensitivity can help us enjoy the blessings of harmony and peace in the home." - Carl B. Pratt

"My family is a praying family, a Christian family." - Magic Johnson

"Vegetarian is like raising a kid Mennonite. It's difficult but not that different. Raising your kid vegan is like being Amish. A totally different world." - Victoria Moran

"We are sure living in a peculiar time. You get morefor not working than you will for working, and morefor not raising a hog than for raising it." - Will Rogers

"My favourite place is at home with my family. My career is really raising my children. I'm still waiting for clarity on the future." - Withered Hand

"In my own family, my mother had my sister when I was 15 and for various reasons, I was extremely involved in raising her." - Rosalind Wiseman

"You know, the Democrats want to balance the budget by raising spending and raising taxes. The Soviet Union had a balanced budget." - Tom Delay

"The real superstar is a man or a woman raising six kids on $150 a week." - Spencer Haywood

"Training a puppy is like raising a child. Every single interaction is a training opportunity." - Ian Dunbar

"Physics isn't a religion. If it were, we'd have a much easier time raising money." - Leon M. Lederman

"Every farm with slaves was a slave-breeding farm. Raising slaves was mostly a cottage industry..." - Ned Sublette

"The raising of a child is the building of a cathedral. You can't cut corners." - Dave Eggers

"Physics isn't a religion. If it were, we'd have a much easier time raising money." - Leon M. Lederman

"Assist a man in raising a burden; but do not assist him in laying it down." - Pythagoras

"...alas, raising a young lady is a mystery even beyond an enchanter's skill." - Lloyd Alexander

"I had a world of people raising me; it was like a little village." - Gaby Hoffmann

"He who thinks he is raising a mound may only in reality be digging a pit." - Ernest Bramah

"Raising children is a creative endeavor, an art rather than a science." - Bruno Bettelheim

"We're not raising grass. We're raising boys." - Harmon Killebrew

"I have a family." - Philip Seymour Hoffman

"Running a ball club is like raising kids who fall out of trees." - Tom Trebelhorn

"The raising of that flag on Suribachi means a Marine Corps for the next 500 years." - James Forrestal

"Feeding the hungry is a greater work than raising the dead" - Saint John Chrysostom

"We're a nation of exhausted and over-stressed adults raising over-scheduled children." - Brene Brown

"One barrier to being a great parent is the mistaken belief that we are raising kids." - Bill Crawford

"Process improvement is most valuable in raising the floor of a community's practice." - Fred Brooks

"Raising kids makes most people, including me, grow up at least a little." - Madonna Ciccone

"Feeding the hungry is a greater work than raising the dead." - John Chrysostom

"A man is sometimes lost in the dust of his own raising." - David Ruggles

"There's no question raising the minimum wage excessively causes a loss of jobs." - Mitt Romney

"I was a fairly shy person - not the hand raising type." - John Green

"Buy our album, were Nirvana, a garage band from Seattle. Well, it sure beats raising cattle." - Al Yankovic

"Drinking in a honky tonk, just kicking hippies asses and raising hell." - Jerry Jeff Walker

"You have typewriters, presses. And a huge audience. How about raising hell?" - Jenkin Lloyd Jones

"I'm still raising kids myself, so I don't feel like a grandpa" - Sammy Hagar

"Raising kids may be a thankless job with ridiculous hours, but at least the pay sucks." - Jim Gaffigan

"[Raising Hope] is a weird show about weird little humans who love each other." - Shannon Woodward

"We are going to be raising a generation of mentally impaired people." - Jon Stewart

"Raising children changes everything. It's a complete cliche to say that, but it's really true." - Christopher Gorham

"We need a total ban on foreign lobbyists raising money for American elections." - Donald Trump

"I'm still raising kids myself, so I don't feel like a grandpa." - Sammy Hagar

"It was two weeks before Christmas. A slow time of year for raising the dead." - Laurell K Hamilton

"Take assertiveness training, get paid what you're worth, join a consciousness raising group." - Barbara Seaman

"A triumph of consciousness-raising has been the homosexual hijacking of the word 'gay.'" - Richard Dawkins

"Raising taxes in an economic downturn is not a good idea." - Martha Mcsally

"I am not for raising taxes on the American people in a soft economy." - John Boehner

"Compared to the challenges or raising an autistic child, weightlifting is a relief." - Melanie Roach

"As a mom I know that raising children is the hardest job there is." - Hilary Rosen

"I completely admire my mother for raising a child with cerebral palsy at home." - Natalia Vodianova

"Raising ambition in 2014 is crucial for arriving at a meaningful climate agreement in 2015." - Ban Kimoon

"Women in leadership cannot cry without raising a storm of commentary." - Madeleine M Kunin

"Raising a daughter is hard work. There's no other way to describe it for me." - Isaiah Mustafa

"I'm prejudiced about education altogether. I think it's terribly overrated. It wastes a tremendous amount of time - especially for women, it's particularly badly timed. If they're doing a Ph.D., they have a conflict between raising a family or finishing the degree, which is just at the worst time - between the ages of 25 to 30 or whatever it is. It ruins the five years of their lives." - Freeman Dyson

"I have two definitions of success - one on the basketball court and one in my personal life. In basketball, success means making my teammates better, winning basketball games and winning championships. In my personal life, success means being a good father to my sons and raising them to be strong men; taking care of my family and being a good friend; and using my influence to make a difference in the community." - Dwyane Wade

"Change makes us confront the great unknown. It introduces different things into our lives. Different places. Different ideas. Different people. It's all hard to accept at times, and change can often be a little scary. But if there's one fact that I've learned from raising a family, from running several businesses, from serving in Congress and now as Governor, it's that nothing has ever grown without changing." - Bob Riley

"My biggest achievement is raising a healthy, happy family. As far as regrets, I don't really have too many. Although I've gone through some things in my life that didn't feel too good while they were happening, they allowed me to mature and develop into the man I am today. Those moments have taught me a lot. I wouldn't be the same person if I hadn't had those experiences." - Snoop Dogg

"Recognizing that family self-sufficiency is a false myth, we also need to acknowledge that all today's families need help in raising children. The problem is not so much to reeducate parents but to make available the help they need and to give them enough power so that they can be effective advocates with and coordinators of the other forces that are bringing up their children." - Kenneth Keniston

"Homeland Security Chief Tom Ridge made that critical leap from 'be afraid' to 'be very afraid,' raising the terrorist threat level to orange for financial sectors in New York, Washington, D.C., and northern New Jersey. ... Ridge's announcement comes amidst reports he will step down as head of homeland security after the election. Ridge himself has refused to comment on the story, though colleagues say he has often expressed a desire to spend more time at home, scaring his family." - Jon Stewart

"The selection process has been powerful enough to produce one indisputable outcome: the family is a universal human institution. . . . In virtually every society into which historians or anthropologists have inquired, one finds people living together on the basis of kinship ties and having responsibility for raising children. . . . Even in societies where men and women have relatively unrestricted sexual access to one another beginning at an early age, marriage is still the basis for family formation. It is desired by the partners and expected by society." - James Q Wilson

"A family is a mystery." - Sharon Olds

"I've got a couple of full-time jobs, since I'm raising a kid, so it's a lot." - Katie Aselton

"There is much more to being a patriot and a citizen than reciting the pledge or raising a flag." - Jesse Ventura

"I'm in charge of raising a young woman one day, to be a mother and hopefully a wife." - Tionne Watkins

"For a mother the project of raising a boy is the most fulfilling project she can hope for." - Andrea Dworkin

"Raising a child is an on-the-job kind of thing. There arent a whole lot of manuals for that." - Larry Elder

"I think the best thing a parent can do, when raising a child, is simply get out of their way." - Neil Degrasse Tyson

"It's like heroin: You do a little and you want a little bit more. Raising prices is the easy way." - James Sinegal

"Raising a child is an on-the-job kind of thing. There aren't a whole lot of manuals for that." - Larry Elder

"What greater aspiration and challenge are there for a mother than the hope of raising a great son or daughter?" - Rose Kennedy

"Those who have gone through a divorce know the pain and special challenges of raising a child under such circumstances." - Mike Mcgavick

"In spite of the six thousand manuals on child raising in the bookstores, child raising is still a dark continent and no one really knows anything. You just need a lot of love and luck - and, of course, courage." - Bill Cosby

"I think I'm much more afraid of making a mistake in raising my daughters than I would be with any work that I do, as an actor. It's a much higher scale of fear, raising kids." - Bruce Willis

"As your heart goes, so goes your family! If your heart isn't right, no child raising system, rules, or gimmicks will ever work. As your heart goes, so goes your parenting!" - Jim George

"Where will our country find leaders with integrity, courage, strength-all the family values-in ten, twenty, or thirty years? The answer is that you are teaching them, loving them, and raising them right now." - Barbara Bush

"First and foremost comes my family and my life with Brad. We have so much joy in raising our children and teaching them about the world that nothing really compares to that." - Angelina Jolie

"Family is a transitive property." - Catherynne M Valente

"Salvation is a family affair." - Bruce R. McConkie

"My family's a ruling family." - Aminatta Forna

"Earth is a family business." - Robert Mandel

"In the end, raising money is basically a matter of going out there and asking. There are no shortcuts." - Georgette Mosbacher

"We created a way of raising standards of living that we can't possibly pass on to our children." - Joseph J. Romm

"To the stupidity of men, " Dakota said, raising a glass. "And my brother, who is their king." - Susan Mallery

"What she did have, after raising two children, was the equivalent of a PhD in mothering and my undying respect." - Barbara Delinsky

"Is it not demonstrated that a true flying machine, self-raising, self-sustaining, self-propelling, is physically impossible?" - Joseph LeConte

"Here's a brave old reality, taxes don't go away; raising them never generates revenue, never ever ever." - Neil Cavuto

"The CEO's role in raising a company's corporate IQ is to establish an atmosphere that promotes knowledge sharing and collaboration." - Bill Gates

"I am endlessly fascinated that playing football is considered a training ground for leadership, but raising children isn't." - Dee Dee Myers

"Set goals that are achievable. Bring about meaningful change one step at a time. Raising awareness is not enough." - Henry Spira

"Successful charitable fund-raising has much in common with managing a business: It requires leadership, persistence, and creativity." - David Rockefeller

"Every donation received is a potential negative ad. Vetting money is just as important as raising it." - Dick Morris

"Empathic, emotionally intelligent work environments have a good track record of increasing creativity, improving problem solving and raising productivity." - Daniel Goleman

"Don't let yourself become so concerned with raising a good kid that you forget you already have one." - Glennon Melton

"I am raising my voice as a citizen of the country. I don't want to enter politics." - Aamir Khan

"Raising a child, whether or not it is yours, is like Nautilus of the heart and soul." - Anne Lamott

"Hillary Clinton is raising your taxes and I'm lowering your taxes. That in itself is a big difference." - Donald Trump

"Religion is consciousness-raising. It raises you higher than the problem, it gives you a bird's-eye view." - Rajneesh

"The double pleasure of pulling down an opponent, and of raising oneself, is the charm of a politician's life." - Anthony Trollope

"Raising children was not designed for single parents. (Which is why divorce was such a taboo prior to birth control)." - Warren Farrell

"Raising children is an uncertain thing; success is reached only after a life of battle and worry." - Democritus

"I have an incredible role model in my mom. She was a single mother raising two kids in New York." - Kim Raver

"Whether it's making a film or raising my children, personally I'm striving to do the right things and to learn." - Tom Cruise

"There are three things being a celebrity is good for: raising money for charity, dinner reservations and tee times." - Dennis Quaid



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