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Family quotesWe do not choose the family we are born into. But we can always make our own in the future. The family is the people who are closest to you, they help you when you need it and always stand by your side. No family is perfect, there may be problems in different degrees, but always try to solve problems before they go out of hand. These family quotes are a good example of how different families can be.

  • “People come and go in our lives, but a beauty of life is that our family is always there.”
  • “You don’t choose your family. They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them.”
  • “Indeed, the choices we make today as parents will affect our families for years to come.”
  • “Our family is a circle of strength of love with every birth and every union the circle grows.”



  • “Never be afraid to ask for help, especially when you have good friends or family who are likely more than willing to help out.”
  • “If someone were to harm my family or a friend or somebody I love, I would eat them. I might end up in jail for 500 years, but I would eat them.”
  • “No man (or woman) is an island and I was terrified of upsetting my family, my friends and my colleagues by making changes in my life which could affect their lives too, directly or indirectly.”
  • “Everyone needs a house to live in, but a supportive family is what builds a home.”
  • “Too much TV time, while it may seem like a fun family activity, too much of it can shift your attention from each other to the TV.”
  • “In every dispute between parent and child, both cannot be right, but they may be, and usually are, both wrong. It is this situation which gives family life its peculiar hysterical charm.”
  • “The most important things in life are your friends, family, health, good humor and a positive attitude towards life. If you have these then you have everything!”
  • “I have found the best way to give advice to your children is to find out what they want and then advise them to do it.”
  • “Some of us are so self-reliant that we won’t ask for help from our family members or close friends. You can’t do it all, all the time, by yourself.”
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  • “Think of your family today and every day thereafter, don’t let the busy world of today keep you from showing how much you love and appreciate your family.”
  • “One dangerous and sadly truthful pieces about family is this: The people closest to you will try the hardest to hold you in your place because they are comfortable with how they currently know you.”
  • “A family is a place where minds come in contact with one another.”
  • “When you wrap your child warmly every day with layers of your unconditional, healthy love before you send him out into the world, he will rarely feel the cold chill that often comes with life’s changing seasons.”
  • “Family isn’t always blood. It’s the people in your life who want you in theirs. The ones you accept you for who you are. The ones who would do anything to see you smile, and who love you you no matter what.”
  • “At the end of the day, a loving family should find everything forgivable.”
  • “Love your family. Spend time, be kind and serve one another. Make no room for regrets. Tomorrow is not promised and today is short.”
  • “Bringing up a family should be an adventure, not an anxious discipline in which everybody is constantly graded for performance.”
  • “Family: A social unit where the father is concerned with parking space, the children with outer space, and the mother with closet space.”
  • “Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family… in another city.”
  • “Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible — the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family.”
  • “In every conceivable manner, the family is link to our past, bridge to our future.”
  • “Unconditional love is loving your kids for who they are, not for what they do. It isn’t something you will achieve every minute of every day. But it is the thought we must hold in our hearts every day.”
  • “In family life, love is the oil that eases friction, the cement that binds closer together, and the music that brings harmony.”
  • “We must take care of our families wherever we find them.”
  • “No matter what you’ve done for yourself or for humanity, if you can’t look back on having given love and attention to your own family, what have you really accomplished?”



  • “You can kiss your family and friends good-bye and put miles between you, but at the same time you carry them with you in your heart, your mind, your stomach, because you do not just live in a world but a world lives in you.”
  • “Other things may change us, but we start and end with the family.”
  • “No family is perfect. We argue, we fight. We even stop talking to each other at times. But in the end, family is family. The love will always be there.”
  • “The family is one of nature’s masterpieces.”
  • “Parents were the only ones obligated to love you; from the rest of the world you had to earn it.”
  • “The only rock I know that stays steady, the only institution I know that works is the family.”
  • “The family – that dear octopus from whose tentacles we never quite escape, nor, in our inmost hearts, ever quite wish to.”
  • “To us, family means putting your arms around each other and being there.”
  • “The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.”
  • “We cannot destroy kindred: our chains stretch a little sometimes, but they never break.”
  • “A mother discovers with great delight that one does not love one’s children just because they are one’s children but because of the friendship formed while raising them.”
  • “You spend years wishing your parents would get off your back, only to realize they’re the only ones who ever really had your back.”
  • “Human beings are the only creatures on earth that allow their children to come back home.”
  • “Why do grandparents and grandchildren get along so well? They have the same enemy – the parents.”
  • “I sustain myself with the love of family.”
  • “Blood makes you related, Love makes you family.”
  • “To put the world right in order, we must first put the nation in order; to put the nation in order, we must first put the family in order; to put the family in order, we must first cultivate our personal life; we must first set our hearts right.”
  • “My family is my life, my kids my future, my wife my soul.”
  • “It didn’t matter how big our house was; it mattered that there was love in it.”
  • “Friends come and go, but family is always there.”
  • “When everything goes to hell, the people who stand by you without flinching — they are your family.”
  • “Your family is the best team you could ever have!”
  • “That’s what people do who love you. They put their arms around you and love you when you’re not so lovable.”
  • “Nothing is more beautiful than a smile on loved ones’ faces.”
  • “Families are messy. Immortal families are eternally messy. Sometimes the best we can do is to remind each other that we’re related for better or for worse…and try to keep the maiming and killing to a minimum.”



  • “Anyone can be a Father but it takes someone special to be a Daddy.”
  • “What greater thing is there for human souls than to feel that they are joined for life – to be with each other in silent unspeakable memories.”
  • “It takes more than just giving birth, to be a mother.”
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  • “Once in awhile, right in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairy tale.”
  • “Friends and family are more important than money.”
  • “Having somewhere to go is home. Having someone to love is family. Having both is a blessing.”
  • “Family is a treasure chest worth more than a mountain of gold.”
  • “I was angry and frustrated until I started my own family and my first child was born. Until then I didn’t really appreciate life the way I should have, but fortunately I woke up.”
  • “Life isn’t the same without someone who loves you.”
  • “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.”
  • “Life is short, family is forever.”
  • “Families are the compass that guide us. They are the inspiration to reach great heights, and our comfort when we occasionally falter.”
  • “I think the family is the place where the most ridiculous and least respectable things in the world go on.”
  • “It is a wise father that knows his own child.”
  • “Home is the place where boys and girls first learn how to limit their wishes, abide by rules, and consider the rights and needs of others.”
  • “My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me.”
  • “The love of a family is life’s greatest blessings.”
  • “A father is someone who carries pictures in his wallet where his money used to be.”
  • “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.”
  • “Blood is thicker than water.”
  • “Home is where you are loved the most and act the worst.”
  • “A hundred men may make an encampment, but it takes a woman to make a home.”
  • “Other things may change us, but we start and end with the famil.”
  • “Sometimes the best families are the ones God builds using unexpected pieces of our hearts.”
  • “A man travels the world over in search of what he needs, and returns home to find it.”



  • “A house is built by hands, but a home is built by heart.”
  • “A tree is known by its fruit.”
  • “Family means no one gets left behind or forgotten.”
  • “I think people that have a brother or sister don’t realize how lucky they are. Sure, they fight a lot, but to know that there’s always somebody there, somebody that’s family.”
  • “Family is not an important thing, it’s everything.”
  • “What can you do to promote world peace? Go home and love your family.”
  • “There is no cure for laziness but a large family helps.”
  • “Spend some time this weekend on home improvement; improve your attitude toward your family.”
  • “Like a lioness a mother will always protect her cub.”
  • “If you as parents cut corners, your children will too. If you lie, they will too. If you spend all your money on yourselves and tithe no portion of it for charities, colleges, churches, synagogues, and civic causes, your children won’t either. And if parents snicker at racial and gender jokes, another generation will pass on the poison adults still have not had the courage to snuff out.”
  • “Youth can not know how age thinks and feels. But old men are guilty if they forget what it was to be young.”
  • “Mothers are the people who love us for no good reason. And those of us who are mothers know it’s the most exquisite love of all.”
  • “My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was sixty. She’s ninety-seven now, and we don’t know where the heck she is.”
  • “Family faces are magic mirrors looking at people who belong to us, we see the past, present, and future.”
  • “One day you will do things for me that you hate. That is what it means to be family.”
  • “Many men can make a fortune but very few can build a family.”
  • “Always kiss your children goodnight – even if they’re already asleep.”
  • “Parents were the only ones obligated to love you; from the rest of the world you had to earn it.”
  • “Important families are like potatoes. The best parts are underground.”
  • “If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance.”
  • “Those whom we most love are often the most alien to us.”
  • “I sustain myself with the love of family.”
  • “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.”
  • “You can measure the happiness of a marriage by the number of scars that each partner carries on their tongues, earned from years of biting back angry words.”
  • “While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about.”
  • “Then I discovered that being related is no guarantee of love!”
  • “Rejoice with your family in the beautiful land of life.”
  • “Family quarrels have a total bitterness unmatched by others. Yet it sometimes happens that they also have a kind of tang, a pleasantness beneath the unpleasantness, based on the tacit understanding that this is not for keeps; that any limb you climb out on will still be there later for you to climb back.”
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  • “I love you enough to never make you choose.”
  • “Sticking with your family is what makes it a family.”
  • “Being a detective isn’t all about torture and murder and monsters. Sometimes it gets truly unpleasant…The fate of the world may depend on whether or not you can bring yourself to visit your relatives.”
  • “Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.”
  • “Home is where you are loved the most and act the worst.”
  • “An ounce of blood is worth more than a pound of friendship.”
  • “Strangers are just family you have yet to come to know.”
  • “The love of family and the admiration of friends is much more important than wealth and privilege.”
  • “You need to make time for your family no matter what happens in your life”
  • “In time of test, family is best.”
  • “This was the trouble with families. Like invidious doctors, they knew just where it hurt.”
  • “No matter what you’ve done for yourself or for humanity, if you can’t look back on having given love and attention to your own family, what have you really accomplished?”
  • “Sticking with your family is what makes it a family.”
  • “Families are like fudge – mostly sweet with a few nuts.”
  • “I think all of us are always five years old in the presence and absence of our parents.”




I hope that you have good relation with your family and you appreciate them as they appreciate you. Take care of your family, give them love and show them how important they are in your life before it’s too late. If you know some good family quotes that are not on this page, please submit them.

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