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28 Best Family Quotes

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The great danger for family life, in the midst of any society whose idols are pleasure, comfort and independence, lies in the fact that people close their hearts and become selfish.
Pope John Paul II

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

When you have a godly husband, a godly wife, children who respect their parents and who are loved by their parents, who provide for those children their physical and spiritual and material needs, lovingly, you have the ideal unit.
Jerry Falwell

All of us grow up in particular realities – a home, family, a clan, a small town, a neighborhood. Depending upon how we’re brought up, we are either deeply aware of the particular reading of reality into which we are born, or we are peripherally aware of it.
Chaim Potok

The attempt to redefine the family as a purely voluntary arrangement grows out of the modern delusion that people can keep all their options open all the time.
Christopher Lasch

Tennis just a game, family is forever.
Serena Williams

For me, nothing has ever taken precedence over being a mother and having a family and a home.
Jessica Lange

Rarely do members of the same family grow up under the same roof.
Richard Bach

The family is the test of freedom; because the family is the only thing that the free man makes for himself and by himself.
Gilbert K. Chesterton

When you start about family, about lineage and ancestry, you are talking about every person on earth.
Alex Haley

If we abandon marriage, we abandon the family.
Michael Enzi

You have to defend your honor. And your family.
Suzanne Vega

A woman can plan when to have her family and how to support a family.
Kathleen Turner

The joke in our family is that we can cry reading the phone book.
Ron Reagan

I have these visions of myself being thirty, thirty-five, forty having a family.
Nastassja Kinski

I love my family.
Manute Bol

When I remember my family, I always remember their backs. They were always indignantly leaving places.
John Cheever

Once I got married and had kids, I moved away from romantic roles, because it seemed wrong to have my 3-year-old wondering why Daddy was kissing someone else.
Chevy Chase

It takes a lot of work to put together a marriage, to put together a family and a home.
Elizabeth Edwards

I love children and I get along with them great. It’s just that I believe if you’re going to be a parent, there has to be something inside you that says, ‘I want a family.’ I don’t feel that sense of urgency.
George Clooney

There are things that you cannot talk to your mother and father about, there are things that you cannot talk to your children about.
Shirley Knight

If it looks like a duck, and quacks like a duck, we have at least to consider the possibility that we have a small aquatic bird of the family anatidae on our hands.
Douglas Adams

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

It’s very strange that most people don’t care if their knowledge of their family history only goes back three generations.
Douglas Coupland

It’s not that our family has no taste, it’s just that our family’s taste is inconsistent.
Dave Eggers

I realized my family was funny, because nobody ever wanted to leave our house.
Anthony Anderson

We’ll sort of get over the marriage first and then maybe look at the kids. But obviously we want a family so we’ll have to start thinking about that.
Prince William

The one thing that kept our family together was the music. The only thing that our family would share emotionally was to have our dad cry over something the kids did with music.
Dennis Wilson

Dad kept us out of school, but school comes and goes. Family is forever.
Charlie Sheen

I think togetherness is a very important ingredient to family life.
Barbara Bush

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

I’m surrounded by great friends and family. I don’t know what I would do without them.
Emma Roberts

We can’t just rail against crime. We must speak of the root problems – devastating family breakup, an insidious culture of violence that cheapens human life, skyrocketing prisoner recidivism rates that rob our communities of husbands and fathers – and recognize that there is a societal role in rehabilitation and restoration.
Frank Wolf

Basketball is my passion, I love it. But my family and friends mean everything to me. That’s what’s important. I need my phone so I can keep in contact with them at all times.
LeBron James

I enjoy nothing more than spending time with my loved ones, young and old, and at least once a year we get together for a formal family photograph.
Elliott Erwitt

A happy family is but an earlier heaven.
George Bernard Shaw

One of the things that binds us as a family is a shared sense of humor.
Ralph Fiennes

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