Family and Loneliness

"If there is anything we wish to change in the child, we should first examine it and see whether it is not something that could better be changed in ourselves."

Rating: 4.80 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Love would never leave us alone."

Rating: 4.40 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Children begin by loving their parents; as they grow older they judge them; sometimes they forgive them."

Rating: 5.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty."

Rating: 4.60 (Number of Voters: 5)

"What loneliness is more lonely than distrust?"

George Eliot
George Eliot "Middlemarch"

Rating: 5.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"The character and history of each child may be a new and poetic experience to the parent, if he will let it."

Rating: 6.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Solitude is the place of purification."

Rating: 6.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"I should like to know what is the proper function of women, if it is not to make reasons for husbands to stay at home, and still stronger reasons for bachelors to go out."

George Eliot
George Eliot "The Mill on the Floss"

Rating: 3.75 (Number of Voters: 4)

"The fundamental defect of fathers is that they want their children to be a credit to them."

Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live."

Rating: 4.50 (Number of Voters: 2)

"The great advantage of a hotel is that it's a refuge from home life."

George Bernard Shaw
George Bernard Shaw "You Never Can Tell"

Rating: 6.00 (Number of Voters: 4)

"Insanity is inherited. You get it from your kids."

Rating: 5.00 (Number of Voters: 5)

"Children are the only form of immortality that we can be sure of."

Rating: 5.50 (Number of Voters: 4)

"All happy families resemble one another, each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way."

Lev Tolstoy
Lev Tolstoy "Anna Karenina"

Rating: 7.67 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Love and fear. Everything the father of a family says must inspire one or the other."

Rating: 4.00 (Number of Voters: 2)

"Spread love everywhere you go: first of all in your own house."

Rating: 8.33 (Number of Voters: 3)

"Parents are the bones on which children cut their teeth."

Rating: 7.00 (Number of Voters: 3)

"A house is no home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body."

Rating: 5.67 (Number of Voters: 3)