"Family life itself, that safest, most traditional, most approved of female choices, is not a sanctuary: It is, perpetually, a dangerous place."
"I'll never stop dreaming that one day we can be a real family, together, all of us laughing and talking, loving and understanding, not looking at the past but only to the future."Margaret Drabble on LaToya Jackson
"If a country is to be corruption free and become a nation of beautiful minds, I strongly feel there are three key societal members who can make a difference. They are the father, the mother and the teacher."Margaret Drabble on Abdul Kalam
"Family means no one gets left behind or forgotten."Margaret Drabble on David Ogden Stiers
"The love of family and the admiration of friends is much more important than wealth and privilege."Margaret Drabble on Charles Kuralt
"Sister is probably the most competitive relationship within the family, but once the sisters are grown, it becomes the strongest relationship."Margaret Drabble on Margaret Mead
"Nothing succeeds, they say, like success. And certainly nothing fails like failure."
"Nothing fails like failure."