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50+ Most Popular Quotes about Family

The family is one of the most precious things in life.

If you want to celebrate the closest to your heart, why not arrange flower delivery to remind them how much they mean to you?

While you’re at it, check out these inspirational quotes about the family which you can use in your greeting card!

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50+ Quotes about Family

  1. Family is not an important thing. It’s everything. Michael J. Fox
  2. Love your family. Spend time, be kind & serve one another. Make no room for regrets. Tomorrow is not promised & today is short. Unknown
  3. 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
  4. The only rock I know that stays steady, the only institution I know that works, is the family. Lee Iacocca
  5. Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children. Charles R. Swindoll
  6. Families are the compass that guides us. They are the inspiration to reach great heights, and our comfort when we occasionally falter. Brad Henry
  7. The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other’s life. Richard Bach
  8. This was the trouble with families. Like invidious doctors, they knew just where it hurt. Arundhati Roy
  9. Home is where you are loved the most and act the worst. Marjorie Pay Hinckley
  10. No man has ever lived that had enough of children’s gratitude or woman’s love. William Butler Yeats
  11. Listen earnestly to anything your children want to tell you, no matter what. If you don’t listen eagerly to the little stuff when they are little, they won’t tell you the big stuff when they are big, because to them all of it has always been big stuff.” Catherine M. Wallace
  12. 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 Weedn
  13. Family is the most important thing in the world. Princess Diana
  14. Parents were the only ones obligated to love you; from the rest of the world you had to earn it. Ann Brashares
  15. Strangers are just family you have yet to come to know. Mitch Albom
  16. When you love what you have, you have everything you need. Unknown
  17. If it is important to you, you will find a way. If not, you’ll find an excuse.” Unknown
  18. Some of the most important conversations I’ve ever had occurred at my family’s dinner table. Bob Ehrlich
  19. 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
  20. A family is a place where minds come in contact with one another. Buddha
  21. 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
  22. A mother’s love for her child is like nothing else in the world. It knows no aw, no pity, it dares all things and crushes down remorselessly all that stands in its path. Agatha Christie
  23. Everyone needs a house to live in, but a supportive family is what builds a home.  Anthony Liccione
  24. While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about. Angela Schwindt
  25. Strangers are just family you have yet to come to know. Mitch Albom
  26. Children are a poor man’s riches. English Proverb
  27. What greater thing is there for human souls than to feel that they are joined for life – to be with each other in silent unspeakable memories. George Eliot
  28. Family: like branches on a tree, we all grow in different directions yet our roots remain as one. Unknown
  29. Families are like fudge – mostly sweet with a few nuts. Uknown
  30. When in doubt, choose the kids. There will be plenty of time later to choose work. Anna Quindlen
  31. You are born into your family and your family is born into you. No returns. No exchanges. Elizabeth Berg
  32. It is not flesh and blood but the heart which makes us fathers and sons. Johann Schiller
  33. When she can’t bring me to heal with scolding, she bends me to shape with guilt. Libba Bray
  34. If you want your children to turn out well, spend twice as much time with them and half as much money. Abigail Van Buren
  35. Sticking with your family is what makes it a family. Mitch Albom
  36. One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters. George Herbert
  37. A man should never neglect his family for business. Walt Disney
  38. Be it ever so humble there’s no place like home. unknown
  39. Children will not remember you for the material things you provided, but for the feeling that you cherished them. Richard L. Evans
  40. There is no such thing as fun for the whole family. Jerry Seinfeld
  41. Having children makes you no more a parent than having a piano makes you a pianist.  Michael Levinve
  42. Families are messy. Immortal families are eternally messy. Sometimes the best we can do is to remind each other that we’re related for better or for worse…and try to keep the maiming and killing to a minimum. Rick Riordan
  43. The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother. Henry Ward Beecher
  44. What children say, they have heard at home. Wolof
  45. Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city. George Burns
  46. I sustain myself with the love of family.  Maya Angelou
  47. 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
  48. Siblings: children of the same parents, each of whom is perfectly normal until they get together. Sam Levenson
  49. A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it. George Moore
  50. Govern a family as you would cook a small fish – very gently. Chinese Proverb
  51. Having somewhere to go is home. Having someone to love is family. Having both is a blessing. Unknown
  52. A happy family is but an earlier heaven.  John Bowring
  53. All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.  Leo Tolstoy

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