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Even if we give parents all the information they need and we improve school meals and build brand new supermarkets on every corner, none of that matters if when families step into a restaurant, they can't make a healthy choice.
Clearly this is a tough economic time, and a lot of families are hurting. So when we talk to parents, we talk about small changes for kids and things that don't cost extra money. Like adding water and eliminating sugary drinks and sodas. That's going to save money right there. Or adding a few more vegetables.
Families in which nothing is ever discussed usually have a lot not to discuss.
I don't see how the party that says it's the party of the family is going to adopt an immigration policy which destroys families that have been here a quarter century.
Our families should gather for family prayer morning and night.
Joseph B. Wirthlin
Keep your families close together, and love and honor your children.
Gordon B. Hinckley
My mom is the backbone not just of my family but of many families.
Naturally, it is a terrible, despicable crime when, as in Munich, people are taken hostage, people are killed. But probing the motives of those responsible and showing that they are also individuals with families and have their own story does not excuse what they did.
We need to be around our families not because we have so many shared experiences to talk about, but instead because they know precisely which subjects to avoid.
One wants to be together with one's family. That's what families are about.
Aung San Suu Kyi
I'm very much more interested in the created family than I am in actual families.
There is a role for government, but no matter how much money the government spends, it will never be able to take the place of parents and strong families.
Unless children have strong education and strong families and strong communities and decent housing, it's not enough to go sit in at a lunch counter.
Marian Wright Edelman
I know what I am in Washington to do: I'm here to fight for hardworking families.
People are really happier with friends than they are with their families or their spouse or their child.
I may, and I think I represent a tradition that means a lot to me, which has really always been about fighting for others, for middle-class families, for working class - for working people, you know, and that's a tradition and a commitment that I take very seriously.
Pot lucks are fun, especially when you encourage your guests to bring dishes that represent their families or cultures.
What was important was trying to create something that families could watch together and enjoy together.
Every year, nearly two-thirds of the approximately 200,000 patients in need of a bone marrow transplant will not find a marrow donor that matches within their families.
Nothing's as easy as it is on a sitcom. Issues that we take care of in 20 minutes on the show can stretch out over years in real families.
I mean, families are weird.
America had been a boom-and-bust economy going into the Great Depression - just over and over and over, fortunes were wiped out, ordinary families were crushed under it.
Banks were once places to hold money and were very careful in lending to finance families as they built a future - bought homes, bought cars, took out student loans.
There are lots of families who - who make irresponsible purchases. There are also a lot of families who have debt on credit cards because they use those credit cards to pay for medical bills.
I think these last 10 years have seen just a huge shift in the psyche of this country as regards gay people. I think AIDS had a lot to do with it. So many families who really believed they'd 'never met one' were suddenly confronted with their sons becoming ill, and friends of sons. I think that brought a lot of it into the open.
John F. Kennedy
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