More Family Sayings And Quotes


More Family Sayings And Quotes

Here is another collation of family sayings and quotes from various authors, celebrities, famous persons, and other sources compiled by for you to read and enjoy.

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

“Remember as far as anyone knows, we’re a nice normal family.”
– Homer Simpson

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

“No matter how old a mother is she watches her middle-aged children for signs of improvement.”
– Florida Scott Maxwell

“A hundred men may make an encampment, but it takes a woman to make a home.”
– Chinese Proverb

“Where can a person be better than in the bosom of their family.”
– Marmontel Gretry

“When you look at your life, the greatest happinesses are family happinesses.”
– Dr. Joyce Brothers

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

“The presidency is temporary – but the family is permanent.”
– Yvonne De Gaulle

“An ounce of blood is worth more than a pound of friendship.”
Spanish Proverb

“And thank you for a house full of people I love. Amen.”
– Ward Elliot Hour

“No success in public life can compensate for failure in the home.”
– Benjamin Disraeli

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

“My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me.”
– Jim Valvano

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

“Babies are the nicest way to start people.”
– Don Herold

“You don’t have to deserve your mother’s love. You have to deserve your father’s.”
– Robert Frost

“The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.”
– Theodore Hesburgh

“It is a wise father that knows his own child.”
– William Shakespeare

“A happy family is but an earlier heaven.”
– Unknown

“There is no cure for laziness but a large family helps.”
– Herbert Prochnov

“I don’t care how poor a man is; if he has family, he’s rich.”
– Dan Wilcox and Thad Mumford, “Identity Crisis,” M*A*S*H

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

“It is not flesh and blood but the heart which makes us fathers and sons.”
– Johann Schiller

“Nobody has ever before asked the nuclear family to live all by itself in a box the way we do. With no relatives, no support, we’ve put it in an impossible situation.”
– Margaret Mead

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

“If you don’t believe in ghosts, you’ve never been to a family reunion.”
– Ashleigh Brilliant

“We all grow up with the weight of history on us. Our ancestors dwell in the attics of our brains as they do in the spiraling chains of knowledge hidden in every cell of our bodies.”
– Shirley Abbott

“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

“A family is a unit composed not only of children but of men, women, an occasional animal, and the common cold.”
– Ogden Nash

“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

“In some families, please is described as the magic word. In our house, however, it was sorry.”
– Margaret Laurence

“Family quarrels have a total bitterness unmatched by others. Yet it sometimes happens that they also have a kind of tang, a pleasantness beneath the unpleasantness, based on the tacit understanding that this is not for keeps; that any limb you climb out on will still be there later for you to climb back.”
– Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic’s Notebook, 1960

“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.”
– Euripides

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