Family is important in my life. They are the center, the core, of my life. How about you? How important your family to you? That’s what most of these family quotes portray. Quotes about family describes and shows the importance of the family to a person. I admit that if it’s not for my family, I will not be a person I am today. My family serves as my inspiration and motivation to become a better person.

Most especially my mom, she’s the best in the whole world, so as my dad and siblings. I can’t imagine my life without them. That’s why I’ve come up with an idea of collecting popular and some of the best quotes about family. I’d like to share the idea and thoughts why I love my family so much. Here are some of the best family quotes and sayings that you may want to share to your friends and family, of course.

Family Quotes and Sayings

Quotes about Family, Quotes on Family

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

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

If the family were a fruit,
it would be an orange, a circle of sections,
held together but separable – each segment distinct.
– Letty Cottin Pogrebin

The happiest moments of my life have been the few
which I have passed at home in the bosom of my family.
– Thomas Jefferson

The great advantage of living in a large family is that early lesson of life’s essential unfairness.
– Nancy Mitford

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

The great 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

An ounce of blood is worth more than a pound of friendship.
– Spanish Proverb

We cannot destroy kindred:
Our chains stretch a little sometimes,
But they never break.
– Marquise de Sévigné

Blood is thicker than water,
And when one is in trouble,
Best to seek out a relative’s open arms.
– Euripides

Perhaps the greatest social service that can be rendered
by anybody to this country and to mankind is to bring up a family.
– Bernard Shaw

Families ties are cherished things,
Forged in childhood days, by love of parents,
deep and true, and sweet familiar ways.
– Terri Burritt

Family means no one gets left behind or forgotten.
– David Ogden Stiers

Family Love Quotes

Quotes about family love, happy family quotes, i love my family quotes

Love your family.
Spend time, be kind and serve one another.
Make no room for regrets.
Tomorrow is not promised and today is short.

In family life, love is the oil that eases friction,
The cement that binds closer together,
And the music that brings harmony.
– Eva Burrows

Family members have almost same habits as they are brought up by a love of one mother and delivers same love to entire family.

Family life is too intimate to be preserved by the spirit of justice. It can be sustained by a spirit of love which goes beyond justice.
– Reinhold Niebuhr

When you are a mother, you are never really alone in your thoughts. A mother always has to think twice, once for herself and once for her child.
– Sophia Loren

I like to see a home like this,
a home connected with people’s thoughts and work, things they love.
– Dewitt Bodeen

When any trouble comes in home,
all family members takes it as its own
and this is called family love.

Home is the most popular, and will be the most enduring of all earthly establishments.
– Channing Pollock

No language can express the power and beauty and heroism of a mother’s love.
– Edwin Chapin

When a man has done his best, has given his all, and in the process supplied the needs of his family and his society, that man has made a habit of succeeding.
– Mack R. Douglas

Inspirational Family Quotes

Quotes about family and friends,famous quotes about family

Family is not an important thing. It’s everything.
– Michael J. Fox

Family is the most important thing in the world.
– Princess Diana


Families are the compass that guide us.
They are the inspiration to reach great heights,
and our comfort when we occasionally falter.
– Brad Henry

Home sweet home.
This is the place to find happiness.
If one doesn’t find it here, one doesn’t find it anywhere.
– M K Soni

In every conceivable manner,
The family is link to our past, bridge to our future.
– Alex Haley

Your family and your love must be cultivated like a garden.
Time, effort, and imagination must be summoned constantly
to keep any relationship flourishing and growing.
– Jim Rohn

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

The measure of a woman’s character is not what she gets from her ancestors,
but what she leaves her descendants.
– Unknown

The homemaker has the ultimate career.
All other careers exist for one purpose only –
And that is to support the ultimate career.
― C.S. Lewis

The voice of parents is the voice of gods,
for to their children they are heaven’s lieutenants.
– William Shakespeare

A woman can take care of the family. It takes a man to provide structure, to provide stability.
– Tom DeLay

The family is a haven in a heartless world.
– Christopher Lasch

When you look at your life, the greatest happinesses are family happinesses.
– Joyce Brothers

Having a place to go – is a home.
Having someone to love – is a family.
Having both – is a blessing.
– Donna Hedges

Family quarrels are bitter things.
They don’t go by 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

In time of test, family is best.
– Burmese Proverb

Funny Family Quotes

Modern family quotes, funny quotes about family

Family faces are magic mirrors.
Looking at people who belong to us,
We see the past, present, and future.
– Gail Lumet Buckley

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

One of the oldest human needs is having someone
to wonder where you are when you don’t come home at night.
– Margaret Mead

Nobody has ever before asked the nuclear family to live all by itself in a box the way we do. With no relatives, no support, we’ve put it in an impossible situation.
– Margaret Mead

Families are like fudge – mostly sweet with a few nuts.

If you don’t believe in ghosts,
you’ve never been to a family reunion.
– Ashleigh Brilliant

We all grow up with the weight of history on us.
Our ancestors dwell in the attics of our brains
As they do in the spiraling chains of knowledge hidden in every cell of our bodies.
– Shirley Abbott

A social unit where the father is concerned with parking space,
The children with outer space,
And the mother with closet space.
– Evan Esar

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


When our relatives are at home,
we have to think of all their good points
or it would be impossible to endure them.
– George Bernard Shaw

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


In a houseful of toddlers and pets,
you can start out having a bad day,
but you keep getting detoured.
– Robert Brault


Family is just accident….
They don’t mean to get on your nerves.
They don’t even mean to be your family, they just are.
– Marsha Norman


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


Friends are God’s apology for relations.
– Hugh Kingsmill

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