quote by Joseph Bonanno

Mafia is a process,not a thing. Mafia is a form of clan - cooperation to which it's individual members pledge lifelong loyalty....Friendship, connections, family ties, trust, loyalty, obedience - this was the glue that held us together.

— Joseph Bonanno

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We have a president who stole the presidency through family ties, arrogance and intimidation, employing Republican operatives to exercise the tactics of voter fraud by disenfranchising thousands of blacks, elderly Jews and other minorities.


Family ties quote If you want to change the world, go home and love your family.
If you want to change the world, go home and love your family.

Adoption has the dimension of connection - not only to your own tribe, but beyond, widening the scope of what constitutes love, ties and family. It is a larger embrace. By adopting, we stretch past our immediate circles and, by reaching out, find an unexpected sense of belonging with others.

Family ties quote When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on.
When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on.
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Iraq... has also had contacts with al-Qaida. Their ties may be limited by divergent ideologies, but the two sides' mutual antipathy toward the United States and the Saudi royal family suggests that tactical cooperation between them is possible.

But if there's love, dear... those are the ties that bind, and you'll have a family in your heart, forever.

Nine different people gathered and became like a family. To me, it is a very meaningful tie.


Family ties quote Life is short. Spend it with people who make you laugh and feel loved.
Life is short. Spend it with people who make you laugh and feel loved.

Story is the umbilical cord that connects us to the past, present, and future.

Family. Story is a relationship between the teller and the listener, a responsibility. . . . Story is an affirmation of our ties to one another.

At the end of the day, what I cherish most are the human relationships.

With the unfailing support of my wife and partner I have lived my life to the fullest. It is the friendships I made and the close family ties I nurtured that have provided me with that sense of satisfaction at a life well lived, and have made me what I am.

No invader has ever conquered the heart of Poland, that spirit which is the inheritance of sons and daughters, the private passion of families and the ancient, unbreakable tie to all those who came before.

Family ties quote The best thing in life are free.
The best thing in life are free.

I know of no realm of life that can provide more companionship in a lonely world or greater feelings of security and purpose in chaotic times than the close ties of a family.

The seven deadly sins: Want of money, bad health, bad temper, chastity, family ties, knowing that you know things, and believing in the Christian religion.


On the football field I keep my emotions tied up inside. But when I'm with family, I let them out.

Family ties quote Family is not about blood. It's about who is willing to hold your hand when you
Family is not about blood. It's about who is willing to hold your hand when you need it the most.
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You can cut the ties that bind but not without losing a part of yourself.

You can walk away and hide from the people who made you, but you'll always hear them calling your name.

The tie which links mother and child is of such pure and immaculate strength as to be never violated.

In family life, love is the oil that eases friction.

Family ties quote Family is not an important thing. It's everything.
Family is not an important thing. It's everything.

I do think it's important for black writers to show that we too can make it into the mainstream. Growing up, I didn't just watch The Cosby Show, I watched Growing Pains and Family Ties too. We can tell those stories too.


When I got 'Family Ties', I wasn't even thinking about being an actress.

I thought I might become a window dresser.

Family is just accident.... They don't mean to get on your nerves. They don't even mean to be your family, they just are.

Family ties quote If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or objects.
If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or objects.

Satan will always work on the Saints of God to undermine their faith in priesthood keys. One way he does it is to point out the humanity of those who hold them. He can in that way weaken our testimony and so cut us loose from the line of keys by which the Lord ties us to Him and can take us and our families home to Him and to our Heavenly Father.

The sight of nature fascinates, the family tie has a sweet enchantment and patriotism gives the religious spirit a fiery devotion to the powers that it reveres.

The family ties between hundreds of thousands of German families and their American relatives led many to think that America would never join a second war against Germany.


Family ties quote Love your parents. We are so busy growing up, we often forget they are also grow
Love your parents. We are so busy growing up, we often forget they are also growing old.
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If [people] place such things as friendship and family ties above their own productive work, yes, then they are immoral. Friendship, family life and human relationships are not primary in a man's life. A man who places others first, above his own creative work, is an emotional parasite.

Here and gone. That’s what it is to be human, I think—to be both someone and no one at once, to hold a particular identity in the world (our names, our place of origins, our family and affectional ties) and to feel that solid set of ties also capable of dissolution, slipping away, as we become moments of attention.

If I'm talking to someone and they're feeling a certain way, I will definitely tie into that very quickly. You have to learn to read emotions and feelings when you grow up in a family with four brothers - especially if three of them are a lot bigger than you.

Family ties quote Maturity isn't a product of growing older. It's a product of growing wiser.
Maturity isn't a product of growing older. It's a product of growing wiser.

France, freed from that monster, Bonaparte, must again become the most agreeable country on earth. It would be the second choice of all whose ties of family and fortune give a preference to some other one, and the first choice of all not under those ties.

[American family court] is a system that is corrupt on his best day.

It is like being tied to the back of a pickup truck and dragged down a gravel late at night. No one can hear your cries and complaints and it is not over until they say it's over.


I'm very proud of Family Ties. It's meant a lot to a lot of people.

Family ties quote The strength of a family, like the strength of an army, is in its loyalty to eac
The strength of a family, like the strength of an army, is in its loyalty to each other.

The bourgeois clap-trap about the family and education, about the hallowed co-relation of parent and child, becomes all the more disgusting, the more, by the action of Modern Industry, all family ties among the proletarians are torn asunder, and their children transformed into simple articles of commerce and instruments of labour.

The daughter never ever gives up on the mother, just as the mother never gives up on the daughter. There is a tie there so strong that nothing can break it.

The company is not and must never claim to be home, family, religion, life or fate for the individual. It must never interfere in his private life or his citizenship. He is tied to the company through a voluntary and cancellable employment contract, not through some mystical or indissoluble bond.

Family ties quote Family means no one gets left behind or forgotten.
Family means no one gets left behind or forgotten.
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Perhaps our greatest concern is with families.

The family is falling apart all over the world. The old ties that bound together father and mother and children are breaking everywhere. We must face this in our own midst. There are too many broken homes among our own. The love that led to marriage somehow evaporates, and hatred fills its place. Hearts are broken, children weep.


Abandon benevolence, discard duty, and people will return to the family ties.

When family ties are disturbed, devoted children arise.

The question is… How did a girl like Annabelle manage to talk a man like you into joining our silly little family party?” Annabelle smiled sweetly. “I promised he could tie me up afterward and spank me.

Family dinner. Seven-thirty sharp. Tie optional. Straight-jacker required.