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50+ Family Quotes to Up Your Card Game

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Looking for an excuse to send a note to a loved one, but at a loss for what to say in your card? This list of 50+ family quotes is all you need to create the perfect message for any family member. Our mission here at Chatbooks is to strengthen families and, as a result, all of the products we create are meant to help you hold onto what matters most. There’s always a reason to be grateful for your family, and we’re here to help remind you of that. Check out these 50+ family quotes that celebrate the importance of your fam. Whether you’re looking for funny family quotes or happy family quotes, we have a cute saying (or 50) just for you.

Funny Family Quotes:

“Family ties mean that no matter how much you might want to run from your family, you can’t.” —Unknown

“Family is a blessing. Just keep saying that when you are irritated by something a family member does or says.” —Unknown

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

“In some families, ‘please’ is described as the magic word. In our house, however, it was ‘sorry’.”—Margaret Laurence

“Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.” —George Burns

“Family ties mean that no matter how much you might want to run from your family, you can’t.” —Unknown

“A dysfunctional family is any family with more than one person in it.” —Mary Karr

“Having a family is like having a bowling alley installed in your brain.” —Martin Mull

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

Happy Family Quotes:

“The strength of family isn't determined by the number of members, but rather by the amount of love given and received.” —Unknown

“No matter what happens, a family will always have your back.” —Unknown

“A family creates a safe space for each member to grow and develop into the person they were meant to be.”—Unknown

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

“Family means no one gets left behind or forgotten.” —David Ogden Stiers

 “It didn’t matter how big our house was; it mattered that there was love in it.” –-Peter Buffett

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

“Home is where you are loved the most and act the worst.” —Marjorie Pay Hinckley 

"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

“When everything goes to hell, the people who stand by you without flinching -- they are your family. ”―Jim Butcher

“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

“My family is my life, and everything else comes second as far as what’s important to me.” – Michael Imperioli

“I Love My Family” Quotes:

“My family is my life, and everything else comes second as far as what’s important to me.” –-Michael Imperioli

"The only rock I know that stays steady, the only institution I know that works, is the family." —Lee Iacocca

“What can you do to promote world peace? Go home and love your family.” —Mother Theresa

“Our most basic instinct is not for survival but for family.” —Paul Pearsall

“A family doesn't have to perfect; it just needs to be united.” —Unknown 

"The world, we'd discovered, doesn't love you like your family loves you." —Louis Zamperini

“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

“Other things may change us, but we start and end with the family.” —Anthony Brandt

“Family is not an important thing. It’s everything.” —Michael J. Fox

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

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

“If the family were a boat, it would be a canoe that makes no progress unless everyone paddles.” —Letty Cottin Pogrebin

“The secret of a happy home is that members of the family learn to give and receive love.” —Billy Graham

“Mutual respect and mutual listening are the foundations of harmony within the family.” —Buddha

“Family, they share your past, shape your future and they love you for who you are.” —Author Unknown

Short Quotes About The Importance of Family:

"Life is beautiful. It's about giving. It's about family." —Walt Disney

“In time of test, family is best.” —Burmese Proverb

“I sustain myself with the love of family.” —Maya Angelou

“A happy family is but an earlier heaven” —George Bernard Shaw

“The family is one of nature’s masterpieces.” —George Santayana

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

“Sticking with your family is what makes it a family.” —Mitch Albom

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

“When we have each other, we have everything” —Unknown

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

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

“My family comes first. That makes every decision very easy.” —Jada Pinkett Smith

“A solid marriage is the core of any family.” —Lilli Morgan

“Families are forever.” —Unknown 

“Family is more than blood.” —Cassandra Clare

“Happiness [is] only real when shared.” ―Jon Krakauer

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