100+ Family Quotes To Share With Your Father and Mother

John Wooden Family Quotes

1. “The most important thing in the world is family and love.”

John Wooden
Winston Churchill Family Quotes

2. “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
Lisa Weed Family Quotes

3. “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
Menacheim Begin Family Quotes

4. “Peace is the beauty of life. It is sunshine. It is the smile of a child, the love of a mother, the joy of a father, the togetherness of a family. It is the advancement of man, the victory of just cause, the triumph of truth.”

Menacheim Begin
Desmond Tutu Family Quotes

5. “You don’t choose your family. They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them.”

Desmond Tutu
John C. Maxwell Family Quotes

6. “Family and friendships are two of the greatest facilitators of happiness.”

John C. Maxwell
Michael Imperioli Family Quotes

7. “My family is my life, and everything else comes second as far as what’s important to me.”

Michael Imperioli
Josiah Family Quotes

8. “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.”

Blended families: woven together by choice, strengthened together by love, tested by everything, and each uniquely ours.

9. “Blended families: woven together by choice, strengthened together by love, tested by everything, and each uniquely ours.”

Family is not defined by our genes, it is built and maintained through love.

10. “Family is not defined by our genes, it is built and maintained through love.”


11. “Family isn’t always blood. It’s the people in your life who want you in theirs, the ones who accept you for who you are. The ones that would do anything to see you smile and who love you no matter what.”


12. “It didn’t matter how big our house was, it mattered that there was love in it.”

Peter Buffett

13. “The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other’s life.”

Richard Bach

14. “Families are the compass that guides us. They are the inspiration to reach great heights, and our comfort when we occasionally falter.”

Brad Henry

15. “The real success of our personal lives and careers can best be measured by the relationships we have with the people most dear to us – our family, friends, and co-workers.”

Mary Kay
Jennifer Betts Family Quotes

16. “Surround yourself with family and friends, because it’s not the minutes but the love that matters.”

Jennifer Betts

17. “What can you do to promote world peace? Go home and love your family.”

Mother Teresa

18. “A man travels the world over in search of what he needs, and returns home to find it.”

George Moore

19. “When everything goes to hell, the people who stand by you without flinching – they are your family. ”

Jim Butcher

20. “Everyone needs a house to live in, but a supportive family is what builds a home.”

Anthony Liccione
Anthony Liccione Family Quotes

21. “Families are like branches on a tree. We grow in different directions yet our roots remain as one.”


22. “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

23. “In truth a family is what you make it. It is made strong, not by 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

24. “If the family were a boat, it would be a canoe that makes no progress unless everyone paddles.”

Letty Cottin Pogrebin

25. “The world, we’d discovered, doesn’t love you like your family loves you.”

Louis Zamperini
Louis Zamperini Family Quotes

26. “I believe the world is one big family, and we need to help each other”

Jet Li

27. “The love of family and the admiration of friends are much more important than wealth and privilege.”

Charles Kuralt

28. “Home is people. Not a place. If you go back there after the people are gone, then all you can see is what is not there any more.”

Robin Hobb

29. “Home isn’t where you’re from, it’s where you find light when all grows dark.”

Pierce Brown

30. “One’s family is the most important thing in life. I look at it this way: One of these days I’ll be over in a hospital somewhere with four walls around me. And the only people who’ll be with me will be my family.”

Robert Byrd
Pierce Brown Family Quotes

31. “Families are like fudge–mostly sweet, with a few nuts.”

Les Dawson

32. “Nothing is better than going home to family and eating good food and relaxing.”

Irina Shayk

33. “To us, family means putting your arms around each other and being there.”

Barbara Bush

34. “In family life, love is the oil that eases friction, the cement that binds closer together, and the music that brings harmony.”

Friedrich Nietzsche

35. “Other things may change us, but we start and end with the family.”

Anthony Brandt
Anthony Brandt Family Quotes

36. “Family is not an important thing. It’s everything.”

Michael J. Fox

37. “Stick to the basics, hold on to your family and friends – they will never go out of fashion.”

Niki Taylor

38. “Our family is a circle of strength of love with every birth and every union the circle grows.”


39. “Life is beautiful. It’s about giving. It’s about family.”

Walt Disney

40. “Rejoice with your family in the beautiful land of life.”

Albert Einstein
Lee Iacocca Family Quotes

41. “The only rock I know that stays steady, the only institution I know that works, is the family.”

Lee Iacocca

42. “When trouble comes, it’s your family that supports you.”

Guy Lafleur

43. “Family is the invisible hand guiding you out of the darkness.”

Jennifer Betts

44. “The love of family and friends is the glue that holds your heart together.”

Jennifer Betts

45. “A man who doesn’t spend time with his family can never be a real man.”

Vito Corleone
Vito Corleone Family Quotes

46. “In every conceivable manner, the family is a link to our past, bridge to our future.”

Alex Haley

47. “My family comes first. Maybe that’s what makes me different from other guys.”

Bobby Darin

48. “The memories we make with our family are everything.”

Candace Cameron Bure

49. “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

50. “This was the trouble with families. Like invidious doctors, they knew just where it hurt.”

Arundhati Roy
Jennifer Betts Family Quotes

51. “The love of family can keep you warm during the loneliest of nights.”

Jennifer Betts

52. “To us, family means putting your arms around each other and being there.”

Barbara Bush

53. “Families keep us grounded when hopelessness surrounds us.”

Jennifer Betts

54. “Having somewhere to go is home. Having someone to love is family. And having both is a blessing.”


55. “Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.”

George Burns
Candace Cameron Bure Family Quotes

56. “The memories we make with our family is everything.”

Candace Cameron Bure

57. “It’s all about the quality of life and finding a happy balance between work and friends and family.”

Philip Green

58. “Treat your family like friends and your friends like family.”


59. “Family and friends are hidden treasures, seek them and enjoy their riches.”

Wanda Hope Carter
Wanda Hope Carter Family Quotes

60. “A happy family is but an earlier heaven.”

George Bernard Shaw

61. “Where there is family, there is love.”


62. “Family gives you the roots to stand tall and strong.”


63. “Family is the most important thing in the world.”

Princess Diana

64. “Leaning on family and friends can be the light guiding the way during a lonely walk down a dark road.”

Jennifer Betts

65. “When you hold your family tight around you, you’ll never be truly alone.”

Jennifer Betts
Jennifer Betts Family Quotes

66. “No man has ever lived that had enough of children’s gratitude or woman’s love.”

William Butler Yeats

67. “At the end of the day, a loving family should find everything forgivable.”

Mark V. Olsen

68. “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

69. “A family doesn’t have to perfect, it just needs to be united.”


70. “When all the dust is settled and all the crowds are gone, the things that matter are faith, family, and friends.”

Barbara Bush
Barbara Bush Family Quotes

71. “You leave home to seek your fortune and, when you get it, you go home and share it with your family.”

Anita Baker

72. “Family faces are magic mirrors. Looking at people who belong to us, we see the past, present, and future.”

Gail Lumet Buckley

73. “You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.”

Khalil Gibran

74. “In time of test, family is best.”

Burmese Proverb

75. “I am blessed to have so many great things in my life – family, friends, and God. All will be in my thoughts daily.”

Lil’ Kim
Barbara Bush Family Quotes

76. “I think togetherness is an important ingredient of family life.”

Barbara Bush

77. “You need a rock-solid foundation of friends and family to keep you where you need to be.”

Lilly Singh

78. “Home is where you are loved the most and act the worst.”

Marjorie Pay Hinckley

79. “I sustain myself with the love of family.”

Maya Angelou

80. “Parents are like God because you wanna know they’re out there, and you want them to think well of you, but you really only call when you need something.”

Chuck Palahniuk
Deb Caletti Family Quotes

81. “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

82. “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

83. “It’s all about quality of life and finding a happy balance between work and friends and family.”

Philip Green

84. “Nothing purchased can come close to the renewed sense of gratitude for having family and friends.”

Courtland Milloy

85. “I don’t think quantity time is as special as quality time with your family.”

Reba McEntire
Reba McEntire Family Quotes

86. “I have a wonderful shelter, which is my family.”

José Carreras

87. “Women’s natural role is to be a pillar of the family”

Grace Kelly

88. “A family can develop only with a loving woman as its center”

Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

89. “Our most basic instinct is not for survival but for family.”

Paul Pearsall

90. “To understand your parents’ love, you must raise children yourself.”

Chinese Proverb
Chinese Proverb Family Quotes

91. “Being part of a family means smiling for photos.”

Harry Morgan

92. “Without a family, man, alone in the world, trembles with the cold.”

Andre Maurois

93. “The family is the test of freedom; because the family is the only thing that the free man makes for himself and by himself.”

G.K. Chesterton

94. “He that raises a large family does, indeed, while he lives to observe them, stand a broader mark for sorrow; but then he stands a broader mark for pleasure too.”

Benjamin Franklin

95. “Cherish your human connections – your relationships with friends and family.”

Barbara Bush
David Ogden Stiers Family Quotes

96. “Family means no one gets left behind or forgotten.”

David Ogden Stiers

97. “The strength of a family, like the strength of an army, lies in its loyalty to each other.”

Mario Puzo

98. “You don’t choose your family. They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them.”

Desmond Tutu

99. “There’s nothing that makes you more insane than family. Or more happy, or more exasperated, or more secure.”

Jim Butcher
Walt Whitman Family Quotes

100. “I have learned that to be with those I like is enough.”

Walt Whitman
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