"I'm lucky to have family around me. Otherwise, I'll be taking the risk of falling in love with myself."
"The real estate agent had to go door-to-door in the apartment building we wanted to rent, asking if it was OK for this interracial family - my mom is white and I was a 1-year-old half-African kid - to live in the apartment building."
"I think it's been a little difficult at times for the audience, because they've told me they see me as a family member. So to see your little sister sing about sex... I think they are pretty used to it now."
"Make a Goal Box, a chart of positive daily contact with a family when you are working with them."
"On the one hand, the idea of marriage and the sort of traditional family life repulses me. But on the other hand, I long for it, you know what I mean? I'm constantly in conflict with things. And it is because of my past and my upbringing and the journey that I've been on."
"Look, I think Hispanic community - the values that resonate in our community are fundamentally conservative. They are faith, family and patriotism."
"My biggest hobby is hanging out with my family and kids."
"During the periods in my marriage when I chose to stay home with my kids rather than work as an attorney, it caused me no end of anxiety. Despite the fact that I knew I was contributing to our family by caring for our children, I still felt that my worth was less because I wasn't earning."
"A retired teacher paid $62,000 towards her pension and nothing, yes nothing, for full family medical, dental and vision coverage over her entire career. What will we pay her? $1.4 million in pension benefits and another $215,000 in health care benefit premiums over her lifetime."
"If one is desperate for love, I suggest looking at one's friends and family and see if love is all around. If not, get a new set of friends, a new family."