40 Memorable Happily Family Quotes

Family is Everything quotes

40 Memorable Happily Family Quotes

The Self-Improvement journey involves learning to have harmonious relationships. Firstly with ourselves and then with others.

Our families are the first experience we have with any form of relationship so it’s critical to our general well-being and identity and it also teaches us how to relate to the world. For this reason, it is important to take time to nurture these very important relationships in your life.

I hope this collection of quotes on family importance as well as quotes on valuing family will inspire you to cherish what you have and if need be strengthen the bonds you have with your family.


Why Family is Important Quotes:

  • Families are like branches on a tree. We grow in different directions yet our roots remain as one.―Unknown
  • Other things may change us, but we start and end with the family―Anthony Brandt
  • “Whenever you’re in conflict with someone, there is one factor that can make the difference between damaging your relationship and deepening it. That factor is attitude.” ― Timothy Bentley
  • “Some people are born smart. Some people are born lucky. Some people are smart enough to be born lucky.”― Ed Seykota
  • “All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” ― Leo Tolstoy


quotes on family


  • “When everything goes to hell, the people who stand by you without flinching — they are your family. ”― Jim Butcher
  • “The homemaker has the ultimate career. All other careers exist for one purpose only – and that is to support the ultimate career. ” ― C.S. Lewis
  • “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
  • “One day you will do things for me that you hate. That is what it means to be family.” ― Jonathan Safran Foer
  • “I have learned that to be with those I like is enough” ― Walt Whitman
  • “Parents were the only ones obligated to love you; from the rest of the world you had to earn it.” ― Ann Brashares
  • “Home is people. Not a place. If you go back there after the people are gone, then all you can see is what is not there anymore.” ― Robin Hobb

Family is Everything Quotes

  • “I sustain myself with the love of family.”― Maya Angelou
  • “Home is where you are loved the most and act the worst.”― Marjorie Pay Hinckley
  • “Family isn’t something that’s supposed to be static or set. People marry in, divorce out. They’re born, they die. It’s always evolving, turning into something else.” ― Sarah Dessen
  • ‘My mother used to tell me that when push comes to shove, you always know who to turn to. That being a family isn’t a social construct but an instinct.” ― Jodi Picoult
  • “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
  • “Families are like fudge — mostly sweet, with a few nuts.”― Les Dawson
  • “What can you do to promote world peace? Go home and love your family.”― Mother Teresa


love and family quotes

  • “A dysfunctional family is any family with more than one person in it.” ― Mary Karr
  • “So much of what is best in us is bound up in our love of family, that it remains the measure of our stability because it measures our sense of loyalty.” ― Haniel Long
  • “You are born into your family and your family is born into you. No returns. No exchanges.” ― Elizabeth Berg
  • “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
  • “You need to make time for your family no matter what happens in your life” ― Matthew Quick
  • “Our most basic instinct is not for survival but for family.”― Paul Pearsall
  • “While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about.”― Angela Schwindt
  • “When all the dust is settled and all the crowds are gone, the things that matter are faith, family and friends.”― Barbara Bush
  • “In every conceivable manner, the family is a link to our past, bridge to our future.”―Alex Haley
  • “A man travels the world over in search of what he needs and returns home to find it.”―George A. Moore


quotes on family love

    • “The ornament of a house is the friends who frequent it.”― Ralph Waldo Emerson


    • “For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson


    • “Forget regret, or life is yours to miss.”―  Jonathan Larson
  • You don’t choose your family. They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them.― Desmond Tutu
  • Sticking with your family is what makes it a family.―Mitch Albom
  • “The family is one of nature’s masterpieces.” ―George Santayana
  • “It is not until much later, as the skin sags and the heart weakens, that children understand; their stories, and all their accomplishments, sit atop the stories of their mothers and fathers, stones upon stones, beneath the waters of their lives.”― Mitch Albom
  • So much of what is best in us is bound up in our love of family, that it remains the measure of our stability because it measures our sense of loyalty.”
    ― Haniel Long
  • Mothers and their children are in a category all their own. There’s no bond so strong in the entire world. No love so instantaneous and forgiving.”― Gail Tsukiyama,


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