These family quotes and sayings speak to that distinctive dynamic and bond shared by blood relatives.
These past few months have been a huge strain on millions of families.
For some families, living in self-isolation has meant spending every single minute of the day with one another. For others, it’s meant being apart from loved ones for extended periods of time.
Whatever the situation, the time has hopefully made the bonds of family stronger.
For or better or worse, families have a huge influence on the person we become. And just like no two people are alike – no two families are the same.
Here are 38 family quotes to read and share. I hope you find a reflection of your own family somewhere in these famous words.
Family Quotes About Love
“I sustain myself with the love of family.” – Maya Angelou
“What can you do to promote world peace? Go home and love your family.” – Mother Theresa
“The world, we’d discovered, doesn’t love you like your family loves you.” – Louis Zamperini
“Home should be an anchor, a port in a storm, a refuge, a happy place in which to dwell, a place where we are loved and where we can love.” – Marvin J. Ashton
“Having somewhere to go is home and having someone to love is family. Having both is a blessing.” – Unknown
“The informality of family life is a blessed condition that allows us all to become our best while looking our worst.” — Marge Kennedy
“It didn’t matter how big our house was; it mattered that there was love in it.” – Peter Buffett
“At the end of the day, a loving family should find everything forgivable.” – Mark V. Olsen
“When everything goes to hell, the people who stand by you without flinching — they are your family.” – Jim Butcher
“Your parents miss you and wish you’d call. Later you’ll miss them and wish you could.” – Paul Graham
“A family is a place where minds come in contact with one another.” – Buddha
“It’s nice to have some distance with your family. As long as you’re closer to them by love.” – Olivier Martinez
Funny Quotes About Being A Family
“Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.” – George Burns
“Home is where you are loved the most and act the worst.” – Marjorie Pay Hinckley
“All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” – Leo Tolstoy
“A dysfunctional family is any family with more than one person in it.” – Mary Karr
“Everyone needs a house to live in, but a supportive family is what builds a home.” – Anthony Liccione
“Being part of a family means smiling for photos.” – Harry Morgan
“The advantage of growing up with siblings is that you become very good at fractions.” – Robert Brault
“Children really can brighten up a house, because they never turn the lights off.” – Ralph Bus
“As a child my family’s menu consisted of two choices: take it or leave it.” – Buddy Hackett
“Nothing in life is fun for the whole family. There are no massage parlors with ice cream and free jewelry.” – Jerry Seinfeld
“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.” – Trey Parker
Assorted Quotes About Family Life
“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
“In family life, love is the oil that eases friction, the cement that binds closer together, and the music that brings harmony.” –Friedrich Nietzsche
“I don’t think quantity time is as special as quality time with your family.” – Reba McEntire
“The strength of a family, like the strength of an army, is in its loyalty to each other.” – Mario Puzo
“In every conceivable manner, the family is a link to our past, bridge to our future.” – Alex Haley
“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 boat, it would be a canoe that makes no progress unless everyone paddles.” – Letty Cottin Pogrebin
“Many men can make a fortune but very few can build a family.” – S. Bryan
“A man travels the world over in search of what he needs, and returns home to find it.” – George A. Moore
“You leave home to seek your fortune and, when you get it, you go home and share it with your family.” — Anita Baker
“Family is a life jacket in the stormy sea of life.” – J.K. Rowling
“Families are like branches on a tree. We grow in different directions yet our roots remain as one.” – Unknown
“A happy family is but an earlier heaven.” – George Bernard Shaw
“Family is not an important thing. It’s everything.” – Michael J. Fox
“The bonds of family binds us up, support us, and help us. And they also a bond from which it is difficult, perhaps impossible to extricate oneself.” – Neil Gaiman
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