65 Inspirational Quotes About Family

''Love begins at home, and it is not how much we do… but how much love we put in that action'' Mother Teresa

Families should be created from love, respect, equality, and acceptance. As the famous quote states “How you speak to your children becomes their inner voice”. Parents are the role models of their children, influence them and teach them what is true and what is right. Here are some of the most inspirational quotes about family.

Quotes on Family:

1. “I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the colour of their skin, but by the content of their character.” Martin Luther King Jr

2. Parents are the ultimate role models for children. Every word, movement and action has an effect. No other person or outside force has a greater influence on a child than the parent.” Bob Keeshan

3.To nourish children and raise them against odds is in any time, any place, more valuable than to fix bolts in cars or design nuclear weapons.” Marilyn French

4. “The family is the first essential cell of human society.” Pope John XXIII

5. “Children learn to smile from their parents.” Shinichi Suzuki

6.There is no doubt that it is around the family and the home that all the greatest virtues, the most dominating virtues of human society, are created, strengthened and maintained.” Winston Churchill

7. “Show me a family of readers, and I will show you the people who move the world.” Napoléon Bonaparte

8. “I love people. I love my family, my children… but inside myself is a place where I live all alone and that’s where you renew your springs that never dry up.” Pearl S. Buck

9. “Perhaps the greatest social service that can be rendered by anybody to this country and to mankind is to bring up a family.” George Bernard Shaw

10. “Families are the compass that guide us. They are the inspiration to reach great heights, and our comfort when we occasionally falter.” Brad Henry

11. “I’m inspired by the love people have for their children. And I’m inspired by my own children, how full they make my heart. They make me want to work to make the world a little bit better. And they make me want to be a better man.” Barack Obama

12. “The voice of parents is the voice of gods, for to their children they are heaven’s lieutenants.” William Shakespeare

13. “Rich or poor, we will keep together and be happy in one another.” Louisa May Alcott

14. “If you want to see mankind fully, look at a family. Within the family minds become organically one, and for this reason the family is total poetry.” Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

15. “A man should never neglect his family for business.” Walt Disney

16. “Families are the tie that reminds us of yesterday, provide strength and support today, and give us hope for tomorrow. No government, no matter how well-intentioned, or well-managed, can provide what our families provide.” Bill Owens

17. “When your mother asks, “Do you want a piece of advice?” it’s a mere formality. It doesn’t matter if you answer yes or no. You’re going to get it anyway.” Erma Bombeck

18.No matter what you’ve done for yourself or for humanity, if you can’t look back on having given love and attention to your own family, what have you really accomplished?” Lee Iacocca

19. “That’s the best thing about little sisters: They spend so much time wishing they were elder sisters that in the end they’re far wiser than the elder ones could ever be.” Gemma Burgess

20. “Love begins at home, and it is not how much we do… but how much love we put in that action.” Mother Teresa

21. “He that raises a large family does, indeed, while he lives to observe them, stand a broader mark for sorrow; but then he stands a broader mark for pleasure too.” Benjamin Franklin

22. “The informality of family life is a blessed condition that allows us all to become our best while looking our worst.” Marge Kennedy

23. “Soup is a lot like a family. Each ingredient enhances the others; each batch has its own characteristics; and it needs time to simmer to reach full flavor.” Marge Kennedy

24. “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

25. “Home isn’t where you’re from, it’s where you find light when all grows dark.” Pierce Brown

26. Family. A little bit of crazy, a little bit of loud and a whole lot of love.” Anonymous

27. “Parents were the only ones obligated to love you; from the rest of the world you had to earn it.” Ann Brashares

28. “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

29. “Love doesn’t make the world go ’round; love is what makes the ride worthwhile.” Shannon L. Alder

30. “You are born into your family and your family is born into you. No returns. No exchanges.” Elizabeth Berg

31. “The happiest moments of my life have been the few which I have passed at home in the bosom of my family.” Thomas Jefferson

32. “Rejoice with your family in the beautiful land of life.” Albert Einstein

33. “If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance.” George Bernard Shaw

34. “The greatest legacy one can pass on to one’s children and grandchildren is not money or other material things accumulated in one’s life, but rather a legacy of character and faith.” Billy Graham

35. “Family isn’t an important thing. It’s everything.” Michael J. Fox

36.When you love what you have, you have everything you need.” Unknown

37. “As a child, the family that I had and the love I had from my two parents allowed me to go ahead and be more aggressive, to search and to take risks knowing that, if I failed, I could always come home to a family of love and support.” Tiger Woods

38. “Like all the best families, we have our share of eccentricities, of impetuous and wayward youngsters and of family disagreements.” Queen Elizabeth II

39.A man travels the world over in search of what he needs, and returns home to find it.” George A Moore

40. “As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live.” Pope John Paul II

41. “My mum and dad gave their kids the greatest gift of all – the gift of unconditional love. They cared deeply about who we would be, and much less about what we would do.” Mitt Romney

42. “A man can’t make a place for himself in the sun if he keeps taking refuge under the family tree.” Helen Keller

43. “Home should be an anchor, a port in a storm, a refuge, a happy place in which to dwell, a place where we are loved and where we can love.” Marvin J. Ashton

44. “What greater thing is there for human souls than to feel that they are joined for life – to be with each other in silent unspeakable memories.” George Eliot

45. “Family makes a house a home.” Jennifer Hudson

46. “I think our job as parents is to give our kids roots to grow and wings to fly.” Deborah Norville

47. “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

48. “I don’t know who my grandfather was; I am much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.” Abraham Lincoln

49. “It is a wise father that knows his own child.” William Shakespeare

50. “Everyone needs a house to live in, but a supportive family is what builds a home.” Anthony Liccione

51. “Think of your family today and every day thereafter, don’t let the busy world of today keep you from showing how much you love and appreciate your family.” Josiah

52. “Many men can make a fortune but very few can build a family.” J.S. Bryan

53. “There is no doubt that it is around the family and the home that all the greatest virtues, the most dominating virtues of human, are created, strengthened and maintained.” Winston Churchill

54. “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

55. “Families is where our nation finds hope, where wings take dream.” George W. Bush

56. “If we are peaceful, if we are happy, we can smile, and everyone in our family, our entire society, will benefit from our peace.” Thich Nhat Hanh

57. “The only rock I know that stays steady, the only institution I know that works, is the family.” Lee Iacocca

58. “You don’t choose your family. They are god’s gift to you, as you are to them.” Desmond Tutu

59. “In each family a story is playing itself out, and each family’s story embodies its hope and despair.” Auguste Napier

60. “I had a very supportive family environment that gave me room to explore and discover things about myself.” Brad Pitt

61. “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

62. “My wife has been my closest friend, my closest advisor. And she’s not somebody who looks to the limelight, or even is wild about me being in politics. And that’s a good reality check on me. When I go home, she wants me to be a good father and a good husband. And everything else is secondary to that.” Barack Obama

63.While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about.” Angela Schwindt

64. “I’ve learned through the years that it’s not where you live, it’s the people who surround you that make you feel at home.” J.B. McGee

65. “Family is the most important thing in the world.” Princess Diana