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A Quote by Letty Cottin Pogrebin on family, nest, fruit, boat, possibilities, sport, game, human history, building, baseball, canoe, and orange

If the family were a container, it would be a nest, an enduring nest, loosely woven, expansive, and open. If the family were a fruit, it would be an orange, a circle of sections, held together but separable—each segment distinct. If the family were a boat, it would be a canoe that makes no progress unless everyone paddles. If the family were a sport, it would be baseball: a long, slow, nonviolent game that is never over until the last out. If the family were a building, it would be an old but solid structure that contains human history, and appeals to those who see the carved moldings under all the plaster, the wide plank floors under the linoleum, the possibilities.

Letty Cottin Pogrebin

Source: Family and Politics, ch. 2 (1983).

Contributed by: bajarbattu

A Quote by Varaha Mihira on horoscope, astrology, life, boat, and help

There is no better boat than a horoscope to help a man cross over the sea of life.

Varaha Mihira

Contributed by: Xia

A Quote by Zairin Zafri Yuhyi on rock, boat, weather, storm, zairin, zafri, and yuhyi

If you dont rock the boat, then how will you know whether it can weather the storm.

Zairin Yuhyi

Contributed by: Zuhri

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