Lovely Family Quotes

Family is the smallest but most powerful unit of the society. Family brings comfort in a world of uncertainty by offering you a shoulder to lean on when you are going through a rough phase in life.

You certainly didn’t ask for them, and you cannot trade them, but they are the ones who know you best and will never leave your side through thick or thin. Celebrate the ones who made you the person you are today with heartfelt family quotes.

Below, you will find lovely family quotes that will help you express the love you feel for your family, despite the rough patches that arise.

Quotes About Family Bond And Love

  1. “A happy family is but an earlier heaven.” – George Bernard Shaw
  2. “Family is one of nature’s masterpieces.” – George Santayana
  3. “When everything goes to hell, the people who stand by you without flinching – they are your family. ” – Jim Butcher
  4. “God is the designer of the family.” – Gordon B. Hinckley
  5. “I think togetherness is a very important ingredient to family life.” – Barbara Bush
  6. “Everyone needs a house to live in, but a supportive family is what builds a home.” – Anthony Liccione
  7. “My family is my life, and everything else comes second as far as what’s important to me.” – Michael Imperioli
  8. “Stick to the basics, hold on to your family and friends – they will never go out of fashion.” – Niki Taylor
  9. “It didn’t matter how big our house was; it mattered that there was love in it.” – Peter Buffett
  10. “When trouble comes, it’s your family that supports you.” – Guy Lafleur
  11. “Without a family, man, alone in the world, trembles with the cold.” – Andre Maurois
  12. “A dysfunctional family is any family with more than one person in it.” – Mary Karr
  13. “This was the trouble with families. Like invidious doctors, they knew just where it hurt.” – Arundhati Roy
  14. “Nothing is better than going home to family and eating good food and relaxing.” – Irina Shayk
  15. “In family life, love is the oil that eases friction, the cement that binds closer together, and the music that brings harmony.” – Friedrich Nietzsche
  16. “One day you will do things for me that you hate. That is what it means to be family.” – Jonathan Foer
  17. “The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other’s life.” – Richard Bach
  18. “In every conceivable manner, the family is a link to our past, bridge to our future.” – Alex Haley
  19. “Families are like branches on a tree. We grow in different directions yet our roots remain as one.” – Unknown
  20. “My family comes first. Maybe that’s what makes me different from other guys.” – Bobby Darin
  21. “Family: where life begins and love never ends.” – Unknown
  22. “At the end of the day, a loving family should find everything forgivable.” – Mark V. Olsen
  23. “Having somewhere to go is home. Having someone to love is family. Having both is a blessing.” – Unknown
  24. “Family is more than blood.” – Cassandra Clare
  25. “Family is not an important thing, it’s everything.” – Michael J. Fox
  26. “Govern a family as you would cook a small fish – very gently.” – Chinese Proverb
  27. “If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance.” – George Bernard Shaw
  28. “Families are the compass that guides us. They are the inspiration to reach great heights, and our comfort when we occasionally falter.” – Brad Henry
  29. “It’s all about quality of life and finding a happy balance between work and friends and family.” – Philip Green
  30. “Family ties mean that no matter how much you might want to run from your family, you can’t!” – Unknown
  31. “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
  32. “The family is the first essential cell of human society.” – Pope John XXIII
  33. “Families are like fudge – mostly sweet with a few nuts.” – Unknown
  34. “There’s nothing that makes you more insane than family.” – Jim Butcher
  35. “A man should never neglect his family for business.” – Walt Disney
  36. “You don’t choose your family. They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them.” – Desmond Tutu
  37. “Family means no one gets left behind or forgotten.” – David Ogden Stiers
  38. “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
  39. “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
  40. “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
  41. “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
  42. “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
  43. “When all the dust is settled and all the crowds are gone, the things that matter are faith, family, and friends.” – Barbara Bush
  44. “My greatest pleasure is spending time with my family.” – Siri Hustvedt
  45. “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
  46. “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
  47. “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
  48. “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
  49. “The family – that dear octopus from whose tentacles we never quite escape, nor, in our inmost hearts, ever quite wish to.” – Dodie Smith
  50. “I sustain myself with the love of family.” – Maya Angelou
  51. “Family and friendships are two of the greatest facilitators of happiness.” – John C. Maxwell
  52. “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
  53. “A family doesn’t have to perfect; it just needs to be united.” – Unknown
  54. “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
  55. “The only rock I know that stays steady, the only institution I know that works, is the family.” – Lee Iacocca
  56. “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
  57. “A man travels the world over in search of what he needs, and returns home to find it.” – George Moore
  58. “What can you do to promote world peace? Go home and love your family.” – Mother Teresa
  59. “A man who doesn’t spend time with his family can never be a real man.” – Vito Corleone
  60. “Other things may change us, but we start and end with the family.” – Anthony Brandt
  61. “Family and friends are hidden treasures, seek them and enjoy their riches.” – Wanda Hope Carter
  62. “Family is a life jacket in the stormy sea of life.” – J.K. Rowling
  63. “All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” – Leo Tolstoy
  64. “To us, family means putting your arms around each other and being there.” – Barbara Bush
  65. “A family is one of nature’s solubles; it dissolves in time like salt in rainwater.” – Pat Conroy
  66. “There’s only one thing more precious than our time and that’s who we spend it on.” – Leo Christopher
  67. “The memories we make with our family are everything.” – Candace Cameron Bure
  68. “Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.” – George Burns