Family does not necessarily mean blood relatives but often a description of a community, organisation or nation.— Queen Elizabeth II
Useful Blood Relatives quotations
One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives.
You must remember, family is often born of blood, but it doesn't depend on blood. Nor is it exclusive of friendship. Family members can be your best friends, you know. And best friends, whether or not they are related to you, can be your family.
Where a blood relation sobs, an intimate friend should choke up, a distant acquaintance should sigh, a stranger should merely fumble sympathetically with his handkerchief.
The people who are meant to be in your life will always gravitate back towards you, no matter how far they wander.
Freindshipp is beyond all relations of flesh and blood, because it is less materiall.
Never set a child afloat on the flat sea of life with only one sail to catch the wind.
Blood relatives often have nothing to do with family, and similarly, family is about who you choose to make your life with.
People do not buy goods and services. They buy relations, stories and magic.
Extraterrestri als are living now on Earth.
They are everywhere, among your friends, neighbors, even your relatives. Their blood flows through our veins. We are as much brothers and sisters to beings from the stars as we are to animals of the Earth.
Sometimes family doesn't always consist of your relatives or by blood.
Sometimes your best friends can feel more like family than your cousins. I think everybody kind of has that same feeling. When you go through an accident together, when you go through a traumatic event, sometimes that brings you closer together.
I never look back at all. All of my sentiment and emotion goes into my family. I'm an extremely family oriented person and I have a very, very happy family life. That doesn't just include blood relations. I have friends who are close to me.
Family is not about blood. It's about who is willing to hold your hand when you need it the most.
A nation is all the individuals of same blood, forming by their cohesion a natural related collective being with it s own organs and state which are social classes and the State and the same soul, which is nationality.
When you're dealing with an in-law violation, I think the first line of defense is for the blood relation to have a serious talk.
We are, all four of us, blood relatives, and we speak a kind of esoteric, family language, a sort of semantic geometry in which the shortest distance between any two points is a fullish circle.
Where there is love, there is no imposition.
You never cared that I was your sister before.
” “Didn’t I?” His black eyes flicked up and down her. “Our father’s dead,” he said. “There are no other relatives. You and I, we are the last. The last of the Morgensterns. You are the only one left whose blood runs in my veins, too. You are my last chance.
Exaggeration is a blood relation to falsehood and nearly as blamable.
Knavery and flattery are blood relations.
Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.
We don't have to have blood relations in order to be brothers and sisters.
Flesh and blood, those are just things that we're made of. In a real family, what matters is our hearts. We care, show concern and love. Anyone can be family too.
A systemic cleansing and detox is definitely the way to go after each holiday.
It is the key to fighting high blood pressure, heart disease, cancer, and other health-related illnesses.
I think we all make our own families, whether they're comprised of blood relations or friends. Some people are lucky and love their families. Others aren't. But whom we spend time with is always a choice. Including our pets.
It is not happy people who are thankful. It is thankful people who are happy.
Studies by Andrew Newberg and others have shown that long-term practice of meditation produces significant alterations in cerebral blood flow in parts of the brain related to attention, emotion, and some autonomic functions.
My father is incapable of showing much affection, or even of carrying on a conversation. I didn't want to have a relationship with him just because he's my blood relative. It would bore me.
When we are inclined to boast of our position [as Christians] we should remember that we are but Gentiles, while the Jews are of the lineage of Christ. We are aliens and in-laws; they are blood relatives, cousins, and brothers of our Lord. Therefore, if one is to boast of flesh and blood the Jews are actually nearer to Christ than we are.
Relativity applies to physics, not ethics.
Mama always said a good family has one heartbeat.
No one knows you like the people you live with, and no one will take up your cause to the outside world quite like your blood relatives.
The demon of intemperance ever seems to have delighted in sucking the blood of genius and of generosity. What one of us but can call to mind some relative more promising in youth than all his fellows, who has fallen a sacrifice to his rapacity?
I had no blood relatives till I made some.
Anything that gets your blood racing is probably worth doing.
Design in art, is a recognition of the relation between various things, various elements in the creative flux. You can't invent a design. You recognize it, in the fourth dimension. That is, with your blood and your bones, as well as with your eyes.
Very much in my books people find not surrogate families because they are real families. We've got families that we're related to by blood but we've also got families that we acquire. And those too I think are pretty much part of my books.
Those who have nothing else to recommend them to the respect of others but only their blood, cry it up at a great rate, and have their mouth perpetually full of it. They swell and vapor, and you are sure to hear of their families and relations every third word.
The flower doesn't dream of the bee. It blossoms and the bee comes.
Witches admitted their relations with the devil.
Our blood boils - how could they be forced to admit this when there is no devil. But reason tells us this is not true. The devil does exist and was in fact the inquisitor.
Neither my father or mother, grandfather or grandmother, great grandfather or great grandmother, nor any other relation that I know of, or care a farthing for, has been in England these one hundred and fifty years; so that you see I have not one drop of blood in my veins but what is American.
You, what are you? The brat of lucky parents who were related to a childless king. There is no such thing as royal blood. I believe we are what we make ourselves, and as such, you, Crown Princess, are nothing.
Angry is just sad's bodyguard.
It remains unbelievable to me that I have any readers beyond my own blood relations - it's a crazy, wild gift.
True kindness is a pure divine affinity, Not founded upon human consanguinity.
It is a spirit, not a blood relation, Superior to family and station.
There is the falsely mystical view of art that assumes a kind of supernatural inspiration, a possession by universal forces unrelated to questions of power and privilege or the artist's relation to bread and blood. In this view, the channel of art can only become clogged and misdirected by the artist's concern with merely temporary and local disturbances. The song is higher than the struggle.
I don't like your miserable lonely single front name.
It is so limited, so meager; it has no versatility; it is weighted down with the sense of responsibility; it is worn threadbare with much use; it is as bad as having only one jacket and one hat; it is like having only one relation, one blood relation, in the world. Never set a child afloat on the flat sea of life with only one sail to catch the wind.
In this choice of inheritance we have given to our frame of polity the image of a relation in blood; binding up the constitution of our country with our dearest domestic ties; adopting our fundamental laws into the bosom of our family affections; keeping inseparable and cherishing with the warmth of all their combined and mutually reflected charities, our state, our hearths, our sepulchres, and our altars.