185+ Most Beautiful Family Quotes and Sayings

Family is important. It’s a lifelong commitment, and it will be a source of great joy and great sorrow, but you’re in it for the long haul. in other words, A family is a group of people who care about each other and love each other.

The family is a central part of a person’s social life and development. It is important to have a strong family bond with your children during their growing years to learn to make healthy relationships and have the confidence to stand on their own two feet.

Here is the list of 185+ family quotes that will make you laugh, cry, and feel warm at the same time. They’re perfect for any occasion or to share with your favorite people in life!

“A happy family is but an earlier heaven.” —George Bernard Shaw

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

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

“The memories we make with our family is everything.” – Candace Cameron Bure

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

“If you have a family that loves you, a few good friends, food on your table and a roof over your head. You are richer than you think.” ― Unknown

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

“All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” ― Leo Tolstoy

“Family is not an important thing, it’s everything.” —Michael J. Fox

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

“Family is the heart of a home.”

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

“Family. Where life begins and love never ends.” ― Unknown

“The family is the first essential cell of human society.”– Pope John XXIII

“A happy family is but an earlier heaven.”– George Bernard Shaw

“Family is one of nature’s masterpieces.” – George Santayana

“Family means no one gets left behind or forgotten.” —David Ogden Stiers

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

“Without a family, man, alone in the world, trembles with the cold.” —Andre Maurois

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

“My greatest pleasure is spending time with my family.” – Siri Hustvedt

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

“Family: A social unit where the father is concerned with parking space, the children with outer space, and the mother with closet space.”– Evan Esar

“There is no such thing as fun for the whole family.” – Jerry Seinfeld

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

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

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

“A man who doesn’t spend time with his family can never be a real man.” – Vito Corleone, The Godfather

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

“Family is more than blood.” – Cassandra Clare

“Family and friends are hidden treasures, seek them and enjoy their riches.”– Wanda Hope Carter

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

“While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about.” ― Angela Schwindt

“You call it chaos. We call it family.” ― Unknown

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

“No man has ever lived that had enough of children’s gratitude or woman’s love.”– William Butler Yeats

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

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

“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

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

“I think togetherness is a very important ingredient to family life.”– Barbara Bush

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

“A family is one of nature’s solubles; it dissolves in time like salt in rainwater.”– Pat Conroy

“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.”– Unknown

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

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

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

“A man should never neglect his family for business.”– Walt Disney

“Ohana means family. Family means no one gets left behind or forgotten.”– Lilo & Stitch

“Having somewhere to go is home. Having someone to love is family. Having both is a blessing.”– Unknown

“At the end of the day, a loving family should find everything forgivable.”– Mark V. Olsen

“Govern a family as you would cook a small fish – very gently.”– Chinese Proverb

“There’s nothing that makes you more insane than family.”– Jim Butcher

“Siblings: children of the same parents, each of whom is perfectly normal until they got together.” – Sam Levenson

“The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.”– Confucius

“A dysfunctional family is any family with more than one person in it.”– Mary Karr

“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

“Family and friendships are two of the greatest facilitators of happiness.” – John C. Maxwell

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

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

“Family is a lifejacket in the stormy sea of life.” – J.K. Rowling

“A family doesn’t have to perfect; it just needs to be united.”– Unknown

“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

“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

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

“The most important thing in the world is family and love.”– John Wooden

“Family: where life begins and love never ends.”– Unknown

“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

“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 is one of nature’s masterpieces.” —George Santayana

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

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

“Family – a link to the past and a bridge to our future.” ― Unknown

“The family is one of nature’s masterpieces.” ― George Santayana

“Being genetically related doesn’t make you family. Love, support, trust, sacrifice, honesty, protection, acceptance, security, compromise, gratitude, respect, & loyalty, is what makes you family.” ― Unknown

“One day you will do things for me that you hate. That is what it means to be family.”– Jonathan Foer

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

“If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance.” – 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

“Family: Where life begins and love never ends.” – Unknown

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

“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.” – Josiah

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

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

“Blood makes you related, loyalty makes you family.” ― Unknown

“Love grows best in little houses, with fewer walls to separate. Where you eat and sleep so close together, you can’t help but communicate. And if we had more room between us, think of all we’d miss. Love grows best in houses just like this.” ― Unknown

“Family means no one gets left behind or forgotten.” ― David Ogden Stiers

“Siblings: Children of the same parents, each of whom is perfectly normal until they get together.” ― Sam Levenson

“What matters most is what lasts longest, and our families are for eternity.” ― M. Russell Ballard

“There’s only one thing more precious than our time and that’s who we spend it on.” – Leo Christopher

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

“The memories we make with our family are everything.”– Candace Cameron Bure

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

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

“Many men can make a fortune but very few can build a family.” – S. Bryan

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

“To understand your parents’ love, you must raise children yourself.”– Chinese Proverb

“Being part of a family means smiling for photos.”– Harry Morgan

“Family ties mean that no matter how much you might want to run from your family, you can’t!”– Unknown

“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 anymore. ” ― Robin Hobb

“A truly rich man is one whose children run into his arms when his hands are empty.” ― Unknown

“We aren’t “step”, we aren’t “half”, we’re just family.” ― Unknown

“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

“Family is a unique gift that needs to be appreciated and treasured, even when they’re driving you crazy. As much as they make you mad, interrupt you, annoy you, curse at you, try to control you, these are the people who know you the best and who love you.” – Jenna Morasca

“If you want to change the world, go home and love your family. ” ― Mother Teresa

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

“A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it. ” ― George Augustus Moore

“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 who would do anything to see you smile & who love you no matter what.” ― Unknown

“Writers will happen in the best of families.”– Rita Mae Brown

“We must take care of our families wherever we find them.” – Elizabeth Gilbert

“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

“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

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

“Rejoice with your family in the beautiful land of life.” –Albert Einstein

“Family isn’t defined only by last names or by blood; it’s defined by commitment and by love.”– Dave Willis

“Family is not an important thing, it’s everything.” – Michael J. Fox

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

You need a strong family because, at the end, they will love you and support you unconditionally.” – Esha Gupta

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

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

“My family is my strength and my weakness.” – Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

“Rejoice with your family in the beautiful land of life.” —Albert Einstein

 “Family and friends are hidden treasures, seek them and enjoy their riches.” – Wanda Hope Carter

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

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

“It didn’t matter how big our house was; it mattered that there was love in it.”– Peter Buffett

“I sustain myself with the love of family.” – Maya Angelou

“When trouble comes, it’s your family that supports you.”– Guy Lafleur

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

“The strength of a family, like the strength of an army, is in its loyalty to each other.” – Mario Puzo

“Love your family. Spend time, be kind & serve one another. Make no room for regrets. Tomorrow is not promised & today is short.” – Unknown

“The most important thing in the world is family and love.” –John Wooden

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

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

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

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

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

“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

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

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

“Being part of a family means smiling for photos.” –Harry Morgan

“The memories we make with our family is everything.” –Candace Cameron Bure

“The family is one of nature’s masterpieces.” –George Santayana

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

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

“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

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

“A happy family is but an earlier heaven.” –George Bernard Shaw

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

“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.” –Josiah

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

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

“A parent will only ever be in 1 of 3 places: in front of you to cheer you on, behind you to have your back, or next to you so you aren’t walking alone. ” ― S. Turner

“What I love most about my home is who I share it with.” ― Unknown

“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. No matter what.” ― Unknown

“Other things may change, but we start and end with family.” ― Unknown

“The family is the center of life and it is the key to eternal happiness.” ― L. Tom Perry

“A house is made of walls and beams… A home is made of love and dreams.” ― Unknown

“The most important work you will ever do will be within the walls of your own home. ” ― President Harold B. Lee

“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

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

“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.”

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

“Without a family, man, alone in the world, trembles with the cold. ” ― Andre Maurois

“The magic thing about home is that it feels good to leave, and it feels even better to come back.” ― Wendy Wunder

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

“I didn’t give you the gift of life, but life gave me the gift of you.”

“Family is like music, some high notes, some low notes, but always a beautiful song.” ― Unknown

“Friends are the family we choose. ” ― Unknown

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

“Family: A social unit where the father is concerned with parking space, the children with outer space, and the mother with closet space.” –Evan Esar

“Where there is family, there is love.”

“Family is not an important thing. It’s everything. ” ― Michael J. Fox

“Family. A little bit of crazy, a little bit of loud & a whole lot of love.

“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

“Family: an anchor during rough waters.” ― Unknown

“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.”– Unknown

“Without a family, man, alone in the world, trembles with the cold.”– Andre Maurois

“There is no doubt that it is around the family and the home that all the greatest virtues, the most dominating virtues of human, are created, strengthened and maintained.”– Winston Churchill

“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

“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

“Strangers are just family you have yet to come to know.” – Mitch Albom

“Home is where you are loved the most and act the worst.”– Marjorie Pay Hinckley

“Family quarrels are bitter things. They don’t go according to 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

“Sisters and brothers are the truest, purest forms of love, family and friendship, knowing when to hold you and when to challenge you, but always being a part of you. ” ― Carol Ann Albright Eastman

“Family is family.”– Linda Linney

“When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years.”– Mark Twain

“Spare the rod and spoil the child – that is true. But, beside the rod, keep an apple to give him when he has done well.”– Martin Luther

“God is the designer of the family.” – Gordon B. Hinckley

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

“Is this what family is like: the feeling that everyone’s connected, that with one piece missing, the whole thing’s broken?”– Trenton Lee Stewart

“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

“Speak to your children as if they were the wisest, kindest, most beautiful and magical humans on earth, for what they believe is what they will become. ” ― Brooke Hampton “It didn’t matter how big our house was; it mattered that there was love in it.” –Peter Buffett

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