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34 Family Quotes from Literature

The revenge of an elder sister may be long in coming, but, like a South-Eastern express, it arrives in its own good time. ~ Reginald by Saki A little more than kin, and less than kind. ~ Hamlet, Prince of Denmark by William Shakespeare One never can tell from the sidewalk just what the view is to some one on the inside, looking out. ~ Knocking the Neighbors by George Ade It will be conjectured that I was of course glad to return to the bosom of my kindred. Well! the amiable conjecture does no harm, and may therefore be safely left uncontradicted. ~ Villette by Charlotte Bronte It is a melancholy truth that even great men have their poor relations. ~ Bleak House by Charles Dickens If a man has committed wrong in life, I don't know any moralist more anxious to point his errors out to the world than his own relations. ~ Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray "There is many a young cockerel that will stand upon a dunghill and crow about his father, by way of making his own plumage to shine." ~ Cousin Phillis by Elizabeth Gaskell "To be sure, a step-mother to a girl is a different thing to a second wife to a man!" ~ Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell Brothers are a blessing for one thing. There is no possibility of any young lady getting unreasonably conceited if she be endowed with them. ~ Our Derby Sweepstakes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle To see their sons and daughters so flushed and healthy and happy, gave them also a reflected glow, and it was hard to say who had most pleasure from the game, those who played or those who watched. ~ Beyond the City by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

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