Family Quotes

Family Quotes

Family Quotes: A unique collection of Quotes About Family.

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



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




The family you come from isn't as important as the family you're going to have. -Ring Lardner




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




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




A man travels the world over in search of what he needs, and returns home to find it. -George Moore




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




The family. We were a strange little band of characters trudging through life sharing diseases and toothpaste, coveting one another's desserts, hiding shampoo, borrowing money, locking each other out of our rooms, inflicting pain and kissing to heal it in the same instant, loving, laughing, defending, and trying to figure out the common thread that bound us all together.-Erma Bombeck




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




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




Blood's thicker than water, and when one's in trouble. Best to seek out a relative's open arms.




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




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



There is no such thing as a "broken family." Family is family, and is not determined by marriage certificates, divorce papers, and adoption documents. Families are made in the heart. The only time family becomes null is when those ties in the heart are cut. If you cut those ties, those people are not your family. If you make those ties, those people are your family. And if you hate those ties, those people will still be your family because whatever you hate will always be with you. -C. JoyBell C.




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




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




If you ever start feeling like you have the goofiest, craziest, most dysfunctional family in the world, all you have to do is go to a state fair. Because five minutes at the fair, you'll be going, 'you know, we're alright. We are dang near royalty. -Jeff Foxworthy



Our most basic instinct is not for survival but for family. Most of us would give our own life for the survival of a family member, yet we lead our daily life too often as if we take our family for granted. -Paul Pearshall



family is a haven in a heartless world. 




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




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




To maintain a joyful family requires much from both the parents and the children. Each member of the family has to become, in a special way, the servant of the others. -Pope John Paul II




So Live that you wouldn't be ashamed to sell the family parrot to the town gossip. -Will Rogers




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


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