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A collection of best quotes and sayings on family including lines on love, bonding etc.

Great Family Quotes For One Big Happy Family

In a world of uncertainty, it is the family that comes as a shield and a source of inspiration. You cannot chose your family, nor can you trade them, yet out of all the people in your world they are the ones who know you best and will stand through your thick and thin. Their unconditional love and support is what keeps us going in the most turbulent times. We have created a corpus of some heart-warming and inspirational quotations and sayings on family that will remind you of the importance of these special bonds and people in your life. Read through the quotes and thoughts on family that reflect the complexities that we face and the eternal love that we share within our families.

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Bil Keane

In Roslyn, Pennsylvania, we started our real-life family circus. They provided the inspiration for my cartoons. I provided the perspiration.

Bil Keane

I like to feel that what I'm doing portrays this: a family where there is love between mother, father and the kids. It's a subject that is near and dear to me.

Bil Keane

All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.

Leo Tolstoy

On radio and television, magazines and the movies, you can't tell what you're going to get. When you look at the comic page, you can usually depend on something acceptable by the entire family.

Bil Keane

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

George Burns

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

What can you do to promote world peace? Go home and love your family.

Mother Teresa

Of course I regret not having been able to spend time with my family.

Aung San Suu Kyi

Many of the network television shows have done takeoffs on 'Family Circus,' including 'David Letterman,' 'Friends,' 'Roseanne,' and others, and, in my estimation the use of them is a compliment to the popularity of the feature, which just by mentioning it's name sets up the image of a warm, loving family-type feature.

Bil Keane

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

George Bernard Shaw

It all starts with the script: it's not worth taking myself away from my family if I don't have something I'm really passionate about.

Steven Spielberg

I missed my dad a lot growing up, even though we were together as a family. My dad was really a workaholic. And he was always working.

Steven Spielberg

I sustain myself with the love of family.

Maya Angelou

I wasn't a cliquey person, and I think that's because I came from a large family. I got along with everybody, and I usually got along with the people that people didn't like.

Amy Sedaris

To know after absence the familiar street and road and village and house is to know again the satisfaction of home.

Hal Borland

I'd like to have kids at some point. I think I'll have a family someday.

Anderson Cooper

I'm not a good storyteller. I always think I'm going to get interrupted, or something's going to get edited. I think that comes from being in a large family, so you have to get your story in really quick or someone cuts you off.

Amy Sedaris

Let us make one point, that we meet each other with a smile, when it is difficult to smile. Smile at each other, make time for each other in your family.

Mother Teresa

Within one's own family, money is not the measure of things, unless the person is an absolute Scrooge. Only the most extreme kind of monster would put a price on everything.

Margaret Atwood

One wants to be together with one's family. That's what families are about.

Aung San Suu Kyi

You can choose your friends but you sho' can't choose your family, an' they're still kin to you no matter whether you acknowledge 'em or not, and it makes you look right silly when you don't.

Harper Lee

Everything that makes man's life worthwhile - family, work, education, a place to rear one's children and a place to rest one's head - all this depends on the decisions of government; all can be swept away by a government which does not heed the demands of its people, and I mean all of its people.

Robert F. Kennedy

We need a new political movement of women and men toward a new society.

Betty Friedan

I love songs about horses, railroads, land, Judgment Day, family, hard times, whiskey, courtship, marriage, adultery, separation, murder, war, prison, rambling, damnation, home, salvation, death, pride, humor, piety, rebellion, patriotism, larceny, determination, tragedy, rowdiness, heartbreak and love. And Mother. And God.

Johnny Cash

We have a president who stole the presidency through family ties, arrogance and intimidation, employing Republican operatives to exercise the tactics of voter fraud by disenfranchising thousands of blacks, elderly Jews and other minorities.

Barbra Streisand

One of the primary purposes of civilization - and certainly its primary strength - is the guarantee that family life can flourish in unity, peace, and order.

Robert F. Kennedy

TV family sitcoms have always been about fathers who know best and mothers who are so enchanted with everything they do. I wanted to be the first mom to be a mom on TV. I wanted to sent out a message about how us women really feel.

Roseanne Barr

A man who doesn't spend time with his family can never be a real man.

Mario Puzo

Family not only need to consist of merely those whom we share blood, but also for those whom we'd give blood.

Charles Dickens

We were what you would call a poor family, but we were rich in so many things. We did family things together. We always had dessert, even if it was just Jell-O. So, I never knew I was poor.

August Wilson

It's strange how pain marks our faces, and makes us look like family.

Stephen King

I had a family that supported me.

Hillary Clinton

When I chose to leave a career as a young lawyer in Washington to move to Arkansas to marry Bill and start a family, my friends asked, 'Are you out of your mind?'

Hillary Clinton

If you have learned how to disagree without being disagreeable, then you have discovered the secrete of getting along - whether it be business, family relations, or life itself.

Bernard Meltzer

In my family, we were Americans, we were Republicans and we were Methodists.

Hillary Clinton

My family was as absolute as the work.Family was first always.

Jerry Lewis

There is no such thing as fun for the whole family.

Jerry Seinfeld

So, have a little fun. Soon enough you'll be dead and burning in Hell with the rest of your family.

George Carlin

Women are, in my view, natural peacemakers. As givers and nurturers of life, through their focus on human relationships and their engagement with the demanding work of raising children and protecting family life, they develop a deep sense of empathy that cuts through to underlying human realities.

Daisaku Ikeda

I certainly did not know what the word 'socialism' meant growing up, because I was brought up in a very nonpolitical family. My brother was somewhat active, but my parents were not.

Bernie Sanders

There are four pillars to a happy marriage: respect one another as individuals; (give) soft answers; (practice)financial honesty; (conduct) family prayer.

Gordon B. Hinckley

We must search out totally new ways to anchor ourselves, for all the old roots religion, nation, community, family, or profession are now shaking under the hurricane impact of the accelerative thrust.

Alvin Toffler

When a mother goes to the store and purchases food for her child, she has the right to know what she is feeding her family.

Bernie Sanders

A family is very special. So when a family splits up, it's not good, it's never good.

Aung San Suu Kyi

My mother was the kind of person who was very much part of her tribe and very much a satellite of her tribe. She was the girl who left her family at the age of 17 and went to Washington. My mother was orphaned at three and then was brought up by my aunt Goldie. So, yes she belonged, but there was a part of her that didn't.

Goldie Hawn

It sounds like a cliche, but it... you do sing about what you know about. And I grew up in a small town, and I grew up in a place where your whole world revolved around friends, family, school, and church, and sports.

Kenny Chesney

My mother's love has always been a sustaining force for our family, and one of my greatest joys is seeing her integrity, her compassion, her intelligence reflected in my daughters.

Michelle Obama

Remember, Jesus would rather constantly shame gays than let orphans have a family.

Stephen Colbert

If we completely repealed the estate tax, it would provide an estimated $32 billion tax break for the Walton family - the founders of Wal-Mart.

Bernie Sanders

The way you help heal the world is you start with your own family.

Mother Teresa

I grew up with a very big extended family, with a lot of aunts. We had about five or six houses on one street.

Bruce Springsteen

Half of my family has a deep-rooted connection to the South and Louisiana, and for me, New Orleans is one of our most precious, historic communities: visually, emotionally, artistically.

Sandra Bullock

There will be no more British guys. Unless they are members of the royal family, of course.

Meg Cabot

No one who can rise before dawn three hundred sixty days a year fails to make his family rich.

Malcolm Gladwell

I have to be in tune. All the time. I have to be in tune with my husband, where he is, how he's feeling. I have to be in tune with where my family is.

Michelle Obama

I'm not a big family person. I'm more of a loner.

Megan Fox

My biggest hobby is hanging out with my family and kids.

Joel Osteen

What people don't understand is joining a gang ain't bad, it's cool, it's fine. When you in the hood, joining a gang it's cool because all your friends are in the gang, all your family's in the gang. We're not just killing people every night, we're just hanging out, having a good time.

Snoop Dogg

Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible - the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family.

Virginia Satir

I have one friend that I've had since I was born, and she's from Coatzacoalcos. She's not really impressed or interested in the actor's life. My family isn't really either.

Salma Hayek

My family and I want to start our own organization to work on global warming and a couple of other things.

Selena Gomez

The name Zahra was to have been lman's own name at birth, but a senior member of the family changed it to lman at the last minute.

David Robert Jones

Family - and certainly kids and a stable relationship - is something bigger than yourself. They need you to sit down with them, be there for them when they wake up in the middle of the night.

Brad Pitt

At one point in my life, I was very involved with social causes. I'm still involved, but now I have a family and it's important to me.

Salma Hayek

My problems seemed so glamorous to other people, and everyone just thought I was so lucky. But then, I was lucky because my family was really there for me - San Francisco was a real refuge.

Winona Ryder

My family is pretty funny. My mother is British, so she's got a very dry sense of humor. That's where I got that from.

Jason Bateman

It is now clear to me that the family is a microcosm of the world. To understand the world, we can study the family: issues such as power, intimacy, autonomy, trust, and communication skills are vital parts underlying how we live in the world. To change the world is to change the family.

Virginia Satir

I'm super laid back. I'm from Texas. I love my family.

Selena Gomez

I haven't met a lot of 'Hogan Family' fans.

Jason Bateman

The quality of time I get to spend with my family is very important. That way, I feel I am experiencing all the different aspects of my life without guilt.

Gisele Bündchen

It is not earthly rank, nor birth, nor nationality, nor religious privilege, which proves that we are members of the family of God; it is love, a love that embraces all humanity.

Ellen G White

Institutions work this way. A son is murdered by the police, and nothing is done. The institutions send the victim's family on a merry-go-round, going from one agency to another, until they wear out and give up. this is a very effective way to beat down poor and oppressed people, who do not have the time to prosecute their cases. Time is money to poor people. To go to Sacramento means loss of a day's pay - often a loss of job. If this is a democracy, obviously it is a bourgeois democracy limited to the middle and upper classes. Only they can afford to participate in it.

Huey P. Newton

Dads are most ordinary men turned by love into heroes, adventurers, story-tellers, singers of songs.

Pam Brown

My life comes down to three moments: the death of my father, meeting my husband, and the birth of my daughter. Everything I did previous to that just doesn't seem to add up to very much.

Gwyneth Paltrow

Don't let anyone tell you you're not good enough. You're good enough, you are too good. Love your family with all your heart and listen to it.

Gerard Way

I'm not a practice religion freak. I didn't grow up in a religious family, but I have a faith.

Robin Wright

I'm very nurturing. I come from a large family, and my parents were loving. But the most important thing for me as a mum is to keep my word. When I say no, I mean no.

Gisele Bündchen

God is the designer of the family.

Gordon B. Hinckley

Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.

Leo Tolstoy

My family is the most important thing in the world to me, too, before anything else.

Dennis Quaid

I never bring a role home with me. The moment they say, 'It's a wrap,' it's gone completely. I'm a totally ruthless professional, and life is my family, not my work.

Sir Michael Caine

I love what I do, I can't imagine doing anything else, but ultimately, my goal is to be happy and have a family. That's my life.

Selena Gomez

I'm a twin, I'm a Cancer; I'm always taking care of other people. I've always been the fixer in the family, the responsible one.

Gisele Bündchen

My mom always told me one of the reasons that she was really happy in her life was that, if Dad never worked again, she was confident that she could support the family.

Bryce Dallas Howard

I always thought that if I wanted to do a family, I wanted to do it big. I wanted there to be chaos in the house.

Brad Pitt

I been with strangers all day and they treated me like family. I come in here to family and you treat me like a stranger.

August Wilson

I'm enjoying my years, I'm enjoying my life, I'm enjoying my family. I'm just happy - a happy person.

Sharon Stone

I found strength in what hurt me. And in my family - that's my strength as well. I'm truly grateful to be hurt as many times as I have, because I'm happy!

Selena Gomez

I have a tight-knit Southern family.

Blake Lively

I worked all the time. Every moment I wasn't working, I was home with my family. I got divorced. And now I'm doing it all over again, and I've learned that the key is, I've got to work less.

Alec Baldwin

A family on the throne is an interesting idea. It brings down the pride of sovereignty to the level of petty life.

Walter Bagehot

I'm so used to being within 10 minutes of my family.

Blake Lively

We are not defined by the family into which we are born, but the one we choose and create. We are not born, we become.

Tori Spelling

Barbara Broccoli was a great friend of my late wife's and continues to be someone who is very gracious with me, my family, and our life.

Pierce Brosnan

I have a super supportive family.

Andy Biersack

When the man who feeds the world by toiling in the fields is himself deprived of the basic rights of feeding, sheltering, and caring for his own family, the whole community of man is sick.

Cesar Chavez

I was working the Gulf of Mexico on oil rigs, flying helicopters. I'd lost my family to my years of failing as a songwriter. All I had were bills, child support, and grief. And I was about to get fired for not letting 24 hours go between the throttle and the bottle. It looked like I'd trashed my act. But there was something liberating about it.

Kris Kristofferson

My first priority is trying to protect my family.

Orlando Bloom

The blues was like that problem child that you may have had in the family. You was a little bit ashamed to let anybody see him, but you loved him. You just didn't know how other people would take it.

B.B. King

I'm going to stop giving too much money to charity - the charity is going to become my family. I'm only half-kidding.

Alec Baldwin

I have mental illness in my family. I have a lot of compassion for those people.

Mark Ruffalo

I'm gonna go hard no matter what because I gotta feed my family, and I gotta feed myself.

DJ Khaled

I will always love psychology, and the basis of psychology is family.

Jodie Foster