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Quotes About Family

These touching quotes about family will remind you of the importance of the family unit.

Can you imagine life without a family? You may find new friends, new love, and new beginnings in your life, but your brothers, sisters, and parents cannot be replaced.

Here are some wonderful and touching quotes to share with your family to capture those moments of warmth, fun, care, trust, and affection and express your love for them.

Touching Family Quotes.

Funny Family Quotes

What is in life if it is without laughter? Here are some fun family quotes that can surely leave you laughing.

1.) My kids call it “Yelling” when I raise my voice. I call it motivational speaking for the selective listener.

2.) Our family is just one tent away from a full-blown circus.

3.) Family: A social unit where the father is concerned with parking space, the children with outer space, and the mother with closet space.
Evan Esar

4.) A family is a unit composed not only of children but of men, women, an occasional animal, and the common cold.
Ogden Nash

5.) Insanity is hereditary: You can get it from your children.
Sam Levinson

6.) Having a two-year-old is like having a blender that you don’t have the top for.
Jerry Seinfeld

7.) Watching your daughter being collected by her date feels like handing over a million-dollar Stradivarius to a gorilla.
Jim Bishop

8.) I grew up with six brothers. That’s how I learned to dance – waiting for the bathroom.
Bob Hope

9.) Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.
George Burns

10.) A family is a unit composed not only of children but of men, women, an occasional animal, and the common cold.
Ogden Nash

11.) Never let an angry sister comb your hair.
Patricia McCann

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Bible Quotes

A family is a gift of God and it is important to thank Him for this wonderful gift. In this section, you’ll come across some quotes that are in acknowledgment of the gift you have received.

To appreciate and be thankful to Him for making you fortunate to have a family is the essence that comes out through these quotes.

12.) Honor your father and your mother, so that you may live long in the land the LORD your God is giving you.

13.) My son, keep your father’s command and do not forsake your mother’s teaching.

14.) The greedy bring ruin to their households, but the one who hates bribes will live.

15.) The family is the first essential cell of human society.
Pope John XXIII

16.) If anyone does not know how to manage his own family, how can he take care of God’s Church?

17.) Love the people whom God gave you because he will need them back one day.

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Family Love Quotes

Family can mean different for different people. For some of you, it is a place where you can go back after a long day and relax in the kindness of loved ones.

For some, it is a place that feels of your own and you don’t feel like hiding anything from your home. Here is a list of short family quotes that going to make you remember how important you are for your family.

18.) My circle is small but the love is enormous and genuine. it gets no better.
Alex Elle

19.) A mother’s love for her child is like nothing else in the world. It knows no law, no pity, it dares all things and crushes down remorselessly all that stands in its path.
Agatha Christie

20.) You can kiss your family and friends goodbye and put miles between you, but at the same time, you carry them with you in your heart, your mind, and your stomach, because you do not just live in a world but a world that lives in you.
Frederick Buechner

21.) When everything goes to hell, the people who stand by you without flinching – they are your family.
Jim Butcher

22.) Home is where you are loved the most and act the worst.
Marjorie Pay Hinckley

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23.) You are born into your family and your family is born into you. No returns. No exchanges.
Elizabeth Berg

24.) Blood is thicker than water.
German Proverb

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25.) Children are a poor man’s riches.
Old English Proverb

26.) The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree.
English Proverb

27.) An ounce of blood is worth a pound of friendship.
Spanish Proverb

28.) Children have more need of models than critics.
French Proverb

29.) A crab walks so walks his children.
African Proverb

30.) In time of test, family is best.
Burmese Proverb

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Blended Family Quotations

Blended families, often known as joint families, come with various unique challenges.

While there are situations of chaos and over-parenting with elders stepping into the role, there are also moments of fun and sharing with children of your age around you all through the day. Here is a short collection of quotes uniquely describing the segment of blended families.

31.) If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance.
George Bernard Shaw

32.) When you look at your life, the greatest happiness is family happiness.
Joyce Brothers

33.) There is no doubt that it is around the family and the home that all the greatest virtues…are created, strengthened, and maintained.
Winston Churchill

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Family Comes First

34.) To us, family means putting your arms around each other and being there.
Barbara Bush

35.) Give an extra piece of cake to a stepchild.
Korean Proverb

Family is the most comfortable and dependable place on the earth. Every member of the family – Dad, Mom, and children – sacrifices some of their wishes to a varying extent in order to make you feel secure.

They shower all the unconditional love no matter how you are at home, and at times may show you the good path to walk along.

In a family, brothers, sisters, and parents share the good times and the paid. Family members can be the first to praise and the first to forgive.

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One tent away from a full-blown circus.

Families Matter

Be it your sweet wife, your dutiful and reassuring husband, the charming little princess, the always protective and caring mother, or your friend and philosopher father – family is a place where you can enjoy true happiness, worldly comfort, and a deep sense of belonging.

36.) Families are the compass that guides us. They are the inspiration to reach great heights and our comfort when we occasionally falter.
Brad Henry

37.) We have to allow ourselves to be loved by the people who really love us, the people who really matter. Too much of the time, we are blinded by our own pursuits of people to love us, people that don’t even matter, while all that time we waste and the people who do love us have to stand on the sidewalk and watch us beg in the streets! It’s time to put an end to this. It’s time for us to let ourselves be loved.
C. Joybell C.

38.) Having someone to love is a family. Having both is a blessing.
Donna Hedges

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39.) That’s what people do who love you. They put their arms around you and love you when you’re not so lovable.
Deb Caletti

40.) In truth, a family is what you make it. It is made strong, not by the number of heads counted at the dinner table, but by the rituals you help family members create, by the memories you share, by the commitment of time, caring, and love you show to one another, and by the hopes for the future you have as individuals and as a unit.
Marge Kennedy

41.) If the family were a boat, it would be a canoe that makes no progress unless everyone paddles.
Letty Cottin Pogrebin

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Inspirational Quotes About Family

42.) What can you do to promote world peace? Go home and love your family.
Mother Teresa

43.) The first and most important of the powerful forces at work in the family.
Stephen Covey

44.) You leave home to seek your fortune and when you get it, you ho home and share it with your family.
Anita Baker

45.) The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other’s life. Rarely do members of one family grow up under the same roof.
Richard Bach

46.) I think togetherness is an important ingredient of family life.
Barbara Bush

47.) The only rock I know that stays steady, the only institution I know that works, is the family.
Lee Iacocca

48.) Nothing is better than going home to family and eating good food and relaxing.
Irina Shayk

Family Life Quotes

49.) In family life, love is the oil that eases friction, the cement that binds closer together, and the music that brings harmony.
Friedrich Nietzsche

50.) The informality of family life is a blessed condition that allows us all to become our best while looking our worst.
Marge Kennedy

51.) Rejoice with your family in the beautiful land of life.
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52.) Ohana means family, and family means nobody gets left behind or forgotten.
Lilo & Stitch

53.) Home is where you are loved the most and act the worst.
Marjorie Pay Hinckley

54.) The greatest gift of family life is to be intimately acquainted with people you might never even introduce yourself to had life not done it for you.
Kendall Hailey

55.) All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.
Leo Tolstoy

56.) A dysfunctional family is any family with more than one person in it.
Mary Karr

Heartwarming Family Quotes

57.) Being a family means you are a part of something very wonderful. It means you will love and be loved for the rest of your life.
Lisa Weed

58.) Call it a clan, call it a network, call it a tribe, call it a family: Whatever you call it, whoever you are, you need one.
Jane Howard

59.) Families are like fudge–mostly sweet, with a few nuts.
Les Dawson

60.) Our most basic instinct is not for survival but for family.
Paul Pearsall

61.) Family and friends are hidden treasures; seek them and enjoy their riches.
Wanda Hope Carter

62.) A happy family is but an earlier heaven.
George Bernard Shaw

63.) So much of what is best in us is bound up in our love of family that it remains the measure of our stability because it measures our sense of loyalty.
Haniel Long

Sentimental Family Quotes

64.) The strength of a family, like the strength of an army, lies in its loyalty to each other.
Mario Puzo

65.) Everyone needs a house to live in, but a supportive family is what builds a home.
Anthony Liccione

66.) The family is one of nature’s masterpieces.
George Santayana

67.) You don’t choose your family. They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them.
Desmond Tutu

68.) In every conceivable manner, the family is a link to our past, a bridge to our future.
Alex Haley

69.) My mother used to tell me that when push comes to shove, you always know who to turn to. That being a family isn’t a social construct& but an instinct.
Jodi Picoult

70.) Being part of a family means smiling for photos.
Harry Morgan

71.) The family is the test of freedom; because the family is the only thing that the free man makes for himself and by himself.
Gilbert K. Chesterton

72.) Some of the most important conversations I’ve ever had occurred at my family’s dinner table.
Bob Ehrlich

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Family Bonds

73.) A family is a risky venture because the greater the love, the greater the loss…that’s the trade-off. But I’ll take it all.
Brad Pitt

74.) It’s all about the quality of life and finding a happy balance between work and friends and family.
Philip Green

75.) The family–that dear octopus from whose tentacles we never quite escape, nor, in our inmost hearts, ever quite wish to.
Dodie Smith

76.) Family quarrels are bitter things. They don’t go according to any rules. They’re not like aches or wounds; they’re more like splits in the skin that won’t heal because there’s not enough material.
F. Scott Fitzgerald

77.) The love of family and the admiration of friends are much more important than wealth and privilege.
Charles Kuralt

78.) A family is a bunch of people who keep confusing you with someone you were as a kid.
Robert Brault

79.) Family ties mean that no matter how much you might want to run from your family, you can’t.
Jonathan Safran Foer

80.) The love of a family is life’s greatest blessing.

81.) The most important thing in the world is family and love.”
John Wooden

Family Togetherness

82.) There is no doubt that it is around the family and the home that all the greatest virtues, the most dominating virtues of humans, are created, strengthened, and maintained.
Winston Churchill

83.) The greatest thing in family life is to take a hint when a hint is intended -and, not to take a hint when a hint isn’t intended.
Robert Frost

84.) There is no such thing as fun for the whole family.
Jerry Seinfeld

85.) It is the smile of a child, the love of a mother, the joy of a father, and the togetherness of a family.
Menachem Begin

86.) The other night I ate at a really nice family restaurant. Every table had an argument going.
George Carlin

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87.) Family is everything.

88.) Together is my favorite place to be.

89.) Family time is the best time.

90.) Thankful for my family.

91.) All aboard for adventure.

92.) Can we stay here forever?

93.) Blessed to have the best family.

94.) Family love knows no bounds.

95.) Family means you are never alone.

96.) All we need is each other.

97.) I choose family.

98.) Home is our happy place.

99.) Creating memories with the ones I love.

100.) Family: All because two people fell in love.

By Michael O’Halloran

About Michael O'Halloran

Michael O’Halloran founded Greeting Card Poet in 2014 and has worked as its publisher and editor ever since. He has co-authored four books on kids’ trivia and authored four books on coaching. Previously, Michael was the president of Magnetic Poetry. He has invented and brought over 75 new gift and toy products to market, most dealing with wordplay. Mike is married and a father of four daughters.

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