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If the Great Way perishes there will morality and duty. When cleverness and knowledge arise great lies will flourish. When relatives fall out with one another there will be filial duty and love. When states are in confusion there will be faithful servants.


Lao Tzu


#arise #cleverness #confusion #duty #faithful

My relatives used to laugh when I talked of being a writer.


Taylor Caldwell


#i #laugh #relatives #talked #used

I do believe that there are African Americans who have thick accents. My mom has a thick accent; my relatives have thick accents. But sometimes you have to adjust when you go into the world of film, TV, theatre, in order to make it accessible to people.


Viola Davis


#accents #accessible #adjust #african #african americans

Nothing like watching your relatives fight, I always say.


Rick Riordan


#family #fight #percy-jackson #relatives #family

Some people are your relatives but others are your ancestors, and you choose the ones you want to have as ancestors. You create yourself out of those values.


Ralph Ellison


#ancestors #choose #create #ones #others

But as my brother was doing his research for a book about my father, it became his opinion that the most influential anti-semitism my father encountered when he was growing up was from Jews, because his relatives were German Jews, and doctors.


Tobias Wolff


#anti-semitism #became #because #book #brother

It has actually been suggested that warfare may have been the principle evolutionary pressure that created the huge gap between the human brain and that of our closest living relatives, the anthropoid apes. Whole groups of hominids with inferior brains could not win wars and were therefore exterminated.


Jane Goodall


#been #between #brain #brains #closest

Fighting hard to protect yourself and your relatives is good for your genes, but when captured and escape is not possible, giving up short of dying and making the best you can of the new situation is also good for your genes.


Keith Henson


#best #captured #dying #escape #fighting

Blood relatives often have nothing to do with family, and similarly, family is about who you choose to make your life with.


Oliver Hudson


#about #blood #choose #family #life

Judging Natalie as my mother had judged me was, I felt like telling her son, just my ass-backward way of showing love. I'd spent my life trying to translate that language, and now I realized I had come to speak it fluently. When was it that you realized the thread woven through your DNA carried the relationship deformities of your blood relatives as much as it did their diabetes and bone density?


Alice Sebold


#relationships #relatives #family






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