“Family is more than blood.”

— Cassandra Clare, Queen of Air and Darkness, Share via Whatsapp

“Share the Pips life, I say!”

— J.J. PIps, Share via Whatsapp

“The family is like a diamond, with a rock solidity and divine splendor, held by love.”

— Skender Nitaj, Share via Whatsapp

“My family comes first, then others.”

— Anoir Ou-Chad, Share via Whatsapp

“You can’t choose your parentage. But you can choose your legacy.”

— Rick Riordan, The Blood of Olympus, Share via Whatsapp

“But in life, no one is spared, no one is let off the hook. Those buried sensations had to come out, be felt, addressed, and lived through. I wish I could say I let it all out that night. All of the tears, all of the screams, all of the bullshit. But I didn’t. I couldn’t. It would take something much stronger to bring all that out of me. Still. By the time the sun rose the next morning, one thing had changed: I was no longer full of shit... I drove west; needing to escape the gravitational pull of both of my families and anyone who knew them. I needed to wallow in uncertainty, without the balancing effects of religion or school, or friends, or family to cling to. If I was ever going to figure out who I was, I needed to be a stranger again.”

— Mary Anna King, Bastards: A Memoir, Share via Whatsapp

“It s not the sex that gives you pleasure, it s the lover. For the remainder of my life, I plan to give this woman as much as she can handle, and then some. Often. Repeatedly.”

— A.K. Kuykendall, Share via Whatsapp