Thursday, December 27, 2012

Christmas Eve Party

“One day you will do things for me that you hate. That is what it means to be family.” 
― Jonathan Safran Foer

“There’s nothing that makes you more insane than family. Or more happy. Or more exasperated. Or more . . . secure.” 
― Jim Butcher

“In two words," said Alan quietly, "there is nothing I love half as much as you.” 
― Sarah Rees Brennan

“He gave her a quick, casual kiss on the cheek first. Then came the hug, and it was the hug that always made Laurel’s heart mush. Serious grip, cheek to the hair, eyes closed, just a little sway. Del’s hugs mattered, she thought, and made him impossible to resist.” 
― Nora Roberts

“After a good dinner one can forgive anybody, even one's own relations.” 
― Oscar Wilde

"At Christmas, all roads lead home." 
- Marjorie Holmes

“One can never have enough socks," said Dumbledore. "Another Christmas has come and gone and I didn't get a single pair. People will insist on giving me books.” 
― J.K. RowlingHarry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

“What can you do to promote world peace? Go home and love your family.” 
― Mother Teresa

“Family love is messy, clinging, and of an annoying and repetitive pattern, like bad wallpaper.” 
― Friedrich Nietzsche

"The joy of brightening other lives, bearing each others’ burdens, easing other’s loads and supplanting empty hearts and lives with generous gifts becomes for us the magic of Christmas." 
- WC Jones

“My dear young cousin, if there's one thing I've learned over the eons, it's that you can't give up on your family, no matter how tempting they make it.” 
― Rick Riordan

“Home is people. Not a place. If you go back there after the people are gone, then all you can see is what is not there any more.” 
― Robin Hobb

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