20 Fabulous Family Quotes

As we all gather for our traditional Family Weekend, quotes about family seem fitting.

Family is not an important thing. It’s everything. ~Michael J. Fox

Families are like fudge — mostly sweet with a few nuts. ~ Unknown

You don’t choose your family. They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them. ~Desmond Tutu

Family: where life begins and love never ends. ~Unknown

The family is one of nature’s masterpieces. ~George Santayana
If you don’t believe in ghosts, you’ve never been to a family reunion. ~Ashleigh Brilliant

In every conceivable manner, the family is link to our past, bridge to our future. ~Alex Haley
Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city. ~George Burns

The family — that dear octopus from whose tentacles we never quite escape, nor, in our inmost hearts, ever quite wish to. ~Dodie Smith

The only rock I know that stays steady, the only institution I know that works, is the family. ~Lee Iacocca
An ounce of blood is worth more than a pound of friendship. ~Spanish Proverb

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

One day you will do things for me that you hate. That is what it means to be family.~Jonathan Safran Foer

Having a place to go — is a home. Having someone to love — is a family. Having both — is a blessing. ~Donna Hedges

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

When everything goes to hell, the people who stand by you without flinching — they are your family.  ~Jim Butcher

In time of test, family is best. ~Burmese Proverb

The advantage of growing up with siblings is that you become very good at fractions. ~Robert Brault

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

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