Best 100 Family Quotes of 2024


Family is probably one of the most important, if not the most important thing in our lives. Every day you should take the time and appreciate your loved ones because that is the thing that makes your family.
A common saying is that no two families are alike. Your relatives could sometimes be loud, boring, inconsiderate, but your family is yours. And that is the thing that makes up a huge part of who you are.  They sum up everything that a family provides, the way your family loves you, and even that your relatives can sometimes drive you just a little bit mad.


Be grateful for a family you have and share everything in good or evil. You should always be together in love no matter what.
For those reasons, here is a collection of family quotes and sayings that remind us of the love shared. Use these quotes to express your love and appreciation on a day like a birthday, Christmas, or any other day to say you’re thinking of a loved one. 

  • “The most important thing in the world is family and love.” –John Wooden
  • “Tennis is just a game, the family is forever.” – Serena Williams 
  • “Nothing is better than going home to family and eating good food and relaxing.” –Irina Shayk
  • “Work is work, but the family is for life. That’s what really matters to me.” – Akshay Kumar 
  • “To us, family means putting your arms around each other and being there.” –Barbara Bush
  • “My family is my life, and everything else comes second as far as what’s important to me.” – Michael Imperioli 
  • “In family life, love is the oil that eases friction, the cement that binds closer together, and the music that brings harmony.” –Friedrich Nietzsche
  • “Seeing the family is a very important part of my weekend.” – Susannah York 
  • “Other things may change us, but we start and end with the family.” –Anthony Brandt
  • “For me, family always comes first; I would do anything to protect them.” – Mark Wahlberg 
  • “Family is a unique gift that needs to be appreciated and treasured, even when they’re driving you crazy. As much as they make you mad, interrupt you, annoy you, curse at you, try to control you, these are the people who know you the best and who love you.” – Jenna Morasca 
  • “Having somewhere to go is home. Having someone to love is family. And having both is a blessing.”
  • “I think family is key, and if you have a love for family, then you have a love for others – and you have unity as a people.” – Marlon Wayans 
  • “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
  • “Family means no one gets left behind or forgotten.” – David Ogden Stiers 
  • “Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.” –George Burns
  • “The informality of family life is a blessed condition that allows us all to become our best while looking our worst.” –Marge Kennedy
  • “Family and God – that is what’s important. Money, cars, those are things that come and go.” – Fabrice Muamba
  • “Families are like fudge – mostly sweet with a few nuts.”
  • “What is important is family, friends, giving back to your community and finding meaning in life.” – Adrian Grenier 
  • “Being part of a family means smiling for photos.” –Harry Morgan
  • “It’s very important to prioritize. I know, for me, my family comes first. That makes every decision very easy.” – Jada Pinkett Smith
  • “The memories we make with our family is everything.” –Candace Cameron Bure
  • “You don’t choose your family. They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them.” –Desmond Tutu
  • “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 
  • “The family is the first essential cell of human society.” –Pope John XXIII
  • “My family is everything. I am what I am thanks to my mother, my father, my brother, my sister… because they have given me everything. The education I have is thanks to them.” – Ronaldinho 
  • “Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hope, always perseveres. Love never fails.” –1 Corinthians 13:4-8
  • “The single most important factor in our long-term happiness is the relationships we have with our family and close friends.” – Clayton M. Christensen 
  • “It’s all about the quality of life and finding a happy balance between work and friends and family.” –Philip Green
  • “Treat your family like friends and your friends like family.”
  • “You have to defend your honor. And your family.” – Suzanne Vega 
  • “I am blessed to have so many great things in my life – family, friends, and God. All will be in my thoughts daily.” – Lil’ Kim
  • “Family is the most important thing in the world.” – Princess Diana 
  • “Family and friends are hidden treasures, seek them and enjoy their riches.” –Wanda Hope Carter
  • “My family comes first. Maybe that’s what makes me different from other guys.” – Bobby Darin
  • “Stick to the basics, hold on to your family and friends – they will never go out of fashion.” –Niki Taylor
  • “For me, nothing has ever taken precedence over being a mother and having a family and a home.” – Jessica Lange 
  • “My family is my life, and everything else comes second as far as what’s important to me.” –Michael Imperioli
  • “It takes a lot of work to put together a marriage, to put together a family and a home.” – Elizabeth Edwards 
  • “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
  • “Pray in your family daily, that yours may be in the number of the families who call upon God.” – Christopher Love 
  • “There is no doubt that it is around the family and the home that all the greatest virtues… are created, strengthened and maintained.” –Winston Churchill
  • “Without a family, man, alone in the world, trembles with the cold.” – Andre Maurois 
  • “Blended families: woven together by choice, strengthened together by love, tested by everything, and each uniquely ours.”
  • “I have a great family, I live an amazing life.” – John Oates 
  • “Family is not defined by our genes, it is built and maintained through love.”
  • “Rejoice with your family in the beautiful land of life.” –Albert Einstein
  • “I don’t think quantity time is as special as quality time with your family.” – Reba McEntire
  • “I’m surrounded by great friends and family. I don’t know what I would do without them.” – Emma Roberts
  • “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
  • “Family gives you the roots to stand tall and strong.”
  • “I believe family first. Blood is thicker than water. I grew up like that, and I want to continue to keep that goal in my heart. Just family first! Just honesty, integrity, and respect. All of that. I live by the code of those things. If you do that you’ll be fine.” – Cory Hardrict
  • “The family – that dear octopus from whose tentacles we never quite escape, nor, in our inmost hearts, ever quite wish to.” –Dodie Smith
  • “When trouble comes, it’s your family that supports you.” – Guy Lafleur 
  • “It didn’t matter how big our house was; it mattered that there was love in it.” –Peter Buffett
  • “Sunday, for me, is all about being home with the family with no plans.” – John Lasseter 
  • “I think people that have a brother or sister don’t realize how lucky they are. Sure, they fight a lot, but to know that there’s always somebody there, somebody that’s family.” – Trey Parker
  • “I’m a strong person, I’m a strong family man, I’m a strong husband and a strong father.” – David Beckham 
  • “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
  • “He who is overly attached to his family members experiences fear and sorrow, for the root of all grief is attachment. Thus one should discard attachment to be happy.” – Chanakya  
  • “A real man loves his wife and places his family as the most important thing in life. Nothing has brought me more peace and content in life than simply being a good husband and father.” – Frank Abagnale
  • “Families are the compass that guides us. They are the inspiration to reach great heights, and our comfort when we occasionally falter.” –Brad Henry
  • “I would rather start a family than finish one.” – Don Marquis 
  • “The only rock I know that stays steady, the only institution I know that works, is the family.” –Lee Iacocca
  • “My family is my strength and my weakness.” – Aishwarya Rai Bachchan 
  • “Family is not an important thing. It’s everything.” – Michael J. Fox 
  • “The family is one of nature’s masterpieces.”-George Santayana 
  • “Our family is a circle of strength of love with every birth and every union the circle grows.” 
  • “This is part of what a family is about, not just love. It’s knowing that your family will be there watching out for you. Nothing else will give you that. Not money. Not fame. Not work.”
    Mitch Albom 
  • “The children have been a wonderful gift to me, and I’m thankful to have once again seen our world through their eyes. They restore my faith in the family’s future.” – Jackie Kennedy
  • “Christmas is the perfect time to celebrate the love of God and family and to create memories that will last forever. Jesus is God’s perfect, indescribable gift. The amazing thing is that not only are we able to receive this gift, but we are able to share it with others on Christmas and every other day of the year.”
    Joel Osteen 
  • “The family you come from isn’t as important as the family you’re going to have.” – Ring Lardner 
  • “Everyone needs a house to live in, but a supportive family is what builds a home.” – Anthony Liccione 
  • “Life changes when you have a child when you have your own family. You become more careful about what you do. You’re not going to be out late, going out to clubs, hanging out with your friends. You’re going to be at home, taking care of your daughter, playing with her.”
    Paul Pierce

  • “I had a really wonderful upbringing. We were a tight family. It was wonderful to grow up with so many siblings. We were all just a year or two apart, and we were always so supportive of each other. I learned everything from my older brother and sister and taught it to my younger sisters.”
    Joaquin Phoenix 
  • “Women’s natural role is to be a pillar of the family.” – Grace Kelly 
  • “God has blessed me with an amazing family, friends and work colleagues that have been my joy, my support, and my sanity. I don’t know what I’d do without them.”
    Josie Loren 
  • “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 
  • “The practice of patience toward one another, the overlooking of one another’s defects, and the bearing of one another’s burdens is the most elementary condition of all human and social activity in the family.”
    Lawrence G. Lovasik 
  • “When families are strong and stable, so are children – showing higher levels of wellbeing and more positive outcomes.”
    Iain Duncan Smith 
  • “If you come from a solid family structure, it doesn’t matter what you go through in your life. You’re going to be okay.” – Alyssa Milano 
  • “If a country is to be corruption free and become a nation of beautiful minds, I strongly feel there are three key societal members who can make a difference. They are the father, the mother, and the teacher.”
    A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
  • “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
  • “Life is precious and relationships are precious. I’m a great believer in family.” – Len Goodman 
  • “A family is a place where minds come in contact with one another.” – Buddha 
  • “I have found the best way to give advice to your children is to find out what they want and then advise them to do it.” – Harry S. Truman 
  • “You need to make time for your family no matter what happens in your life.”
    Matthew Quick 
  • “Love your family. Spend time, be kind & serve one another. Make no room for regrets. Tomorrow is not promised & today is short.”
  • “I come from that society and there is a common thread, specifically family values – the idea that you do anything for your family, and the unconditional love for one’s children.” – Ednita Nazario
  • “I don’t think quantity time is as special as quality time with your family.”
    Reba McEntire

  • “Manhood is taking care of your family and being able to bless other people. Not yourself – but whether you can bless other people.”
    Magic Johnson 
  • “Family isn’t always blood. It’s the people in your life who want you in theirs. The ones you accept you for who you are. The ones who would do anything to see you smile, and who love you you no matter what.” 
  • “Unconditional love is loving your kids for who they are, not for what they do… it isn’t something you will achieve every minute of every day. But it is the thought we must hold in our hearts every day.” – Stephanie Marston
  • “Children are the keys of paradise.” – Eric Hoffer
  • “The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.” – Henry Ward Beecher 
  • “To put the world right in order, we must first put the nation in order; to put the nation in order, we must first put the family in order; to put the family in order, we must first cultivate our personal life; we must first set our hearts right.” – Confucius 
  • “A house is built by hands, but a home is built by heart.”  
  • “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
  • “One of the things that bind us as a family is a shared sense of humor.”
    Ralph Fiennes 
  • “I believe the world is one big family, and we need to help each other.” – Jet Li