Family is probably one of the most important treasures you can have in your life. Many family quotes and sayings describe the importance of having a family. Without a family, it seems like being in a wild forest alone – with no one to run to in times of troubles or share happiness with. Family love is one-of-a-kind. Family members love each unconditionally and accept each the way they are. However, many of us tend to overlook the value of a family. Here are some of the notable quotes and sayings about family that may help you realize their worth.
Famous Quotes about Family
FAMILY: 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
The love of a family is life’s greatest blessings.
Having a place to go — is a home. Having someone to love — is a family. Having both — is a blessing.
― Donna Hedges
Family is the most important thing in the world.
― Princess Diana
You don’t choose your family. They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them.
― Desmond Tutu
To us, family means putting your arms around each other and being there.
― Barbara Bush
Our family is a circle of strength of love with every birth and every union the circle grows.
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.
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 no matter what.
Short Quotes about Family
Family: where life begins and love never ends.
A happy family is but an earlier heaven.
― George Bernard Shaw
Family is not an important thing. It’s everything.
― Michael J. Fox
Families are like fudge — mostly sweet with a few nuts.
― Author Unknown
In time of test, family is best.
― Burmese Proverb
Family means no one gets left behind or forgotten.
― David Ogden Stiers
Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.
― George Burns
The family is one of nature’s masterpieces.
― George Santayana
Other things may change us, but we start and end with the family.
― Anthony Brandt
Inspirational Quotes about Family
When everything goes to hell, the people who stand by you without flinching — they are your family.
― Jim Butcher
The love of family and the admiration of friends is much more important than wealth and privilege.
― Charles Kuralt
I don’t care about whose DNA has recombined with whose. When everything goes to hell, the people who stand by you without flinching–they are your family.
― Jim Butcher, Proven Guilty
If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance.
― George Bernard Shaw, Immaturity
One day you will do things for me that you hate. That is what it means to be family.
― Jonathan Safran Foer, Everything Is Illuminated
I’ll never stop dreaming that one day we can be a real family, together, all of us laughing and talking, loving and understanding, not looking at the past but only to the future.
― LaToya Jackson
The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other’s life. Rarely do members of one family grow up under the same roof.
― Richard Bach, Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah
The greatest thing in family life is to take a hint when a hint is intended-and not to take a hint when a hint isn’t intended.
― Robert Frost
Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.
Quotes about Loving Your Family
A family can develop only with a loving woman as its center.
― Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
At the end of the day, a loving family should find everything forgivable.
― Mark V. Olsen
Family love is messy, clinging and of an annoying and repetitive pattern, like bad wallpaper.
― Eva Burrows
In family life, love is the oil that eases friction, the cement that binds closer together, and the music that brings harmony.
― Friedrich Nietzche
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.
― Agatha Christie
More Quotes about Family
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.
― Johnny Depp
A woman can take care of the family. It takes a man to provide structure, to provide stability.
― Tom DeLay
The capacity for friendship is God’s way of apologizing for our families.
― Jay McInerney, The Last of the Savages
All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.
― Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina
What can you do to promote world peace?
Go home and love your family.”
― Mother Teresa
A family is a risky venture, because the greater the love, the greater the loss… That’s the trade-off. But I’ll take it all.
― Brad Pitt