"There is only one way to solve the alleged crisis of the erosion of 'family values.' And that is to get right down to the root cause of the problem."
"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."Mike Royko 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."Mike Royko on Abdul Kalam
"Family means no one gets left behind or forgotten."Mike Royko on David Ogden Stiers
"The love of family and the admiration of friends is much more important than wealth and privilege."Mike Royko on Charles Kuralt
"Sister is probably the most competitive relationship within the family, but once the sisters are grown, it becomes the strongest relationship."Mike Royko on Margaret Mead
"It's been my policy to view the Internet not as an 'information highway,' but as an electronic asylum filled with babbling loonies."
"The subject of criminal rehabilitation was debated recently in City Hall. It's an appropriate place for this kind of discussion because the city has always employed so many ex-cons and future cons."
"When Michael Jordan quit, I suddenly found myself without a sports hero."