16 of the BEST Family Quotes to Inspire & Make You Smile

Family is everything. There is an old family saying that no two families are alike, and while your relatives might be loud and crazy sometimes, they’re still your family!

I LOVE my big family and have a sweet family quote hanging above our bed, reminding us of the love our family has.

Family quotes are a great way to reflect on how your family has influenced your life and made you the person you are today, while also celebrating your family members. They share the fun and interesting ways that your family is so unique and how different your family is from others.

Here are some some of the BEST family quotes that will inspire you, make you laugh, or even reflect on family members you’ve lost.

Family – today’s little moments become tomorrow’s precious memories.

Life is short, and so is our time with our loved ones. One day you will look back on the memories you made with your family and how those tiny moments of time became some of your most cherished memories.

“A family is a bunch of people who keep confusing you with someone you were as a kid.” -Robert Brault

Doesn’t it seem like no matter how much we change, our family still sees us as the little boy or girl we were as kids? I can’t tell you how many times my grandparents (and even parents) still see me as their “little girl.”

“We didn’t realize we were making memories, we just knew we were having fun.” -Pooh Bear

Winnie the Pooh quotes it best! When you’re in the moment, you aren’t thinking about the picture you’ll hang on your wall or what you’ll remember looking back. You know that you’re having fun with the people you care about.

“Some people are worth melting for.” -Olaf

Frozen is all about family and how important family is. The reality is that there is very little we wouldn’t do for family. Just like Olaf would happily melt for his friends, we would sacrifice for family.

For all the things my hands have held the best by far is you.

Any parent who has ever held their child for the first time can relate to this quote! There is nothing in the world, quite like the feeling of holding a niece, child, or even grandchild for the first time.

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

Our kids say some pretty horrible things and do some pretty awful stuff behind closed doors! However, as parents, we also love them more than anyone else!

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

Family is a crucial part of our society. Parents teach you life lessons, siblings are your first friends, and how you learn about the world for the first time! Family is the first part of any human society.

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

When we take the time to mind our own business and focus on our own family’s first, we stop fighting and being hateful toward others. A great way to promote peace is first to love your family.

“We may have our differences, but nothing’s more important than family.” -Coco

You don’t choose your family. You may have a mixture of personality types across your family, but while you have your differences, you are still a family.

Love your parents. We are so busy growing up, we often forget they are also growing old.

It’s easy to get caught up in our busy lives and growing family that we forget about our parents. It’s natural to drift apart a bit from our parents as we start our own families, but don’t forget that you have limited time left with them and enjoy the time you do have with them.

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

While others in the world might talk down to you or be struggling in your home life, having your family’s love can be enough support to help you get through anything!

“There is no such things as fun for the whole family.” -Jerry Seinfeld

If you are a parent, then you know that while kid things can be fun, there is no REAL such thing as fun for the whole family. What’s fun for you won’t be fun for your kids, and what’s fun for them will be boring for you…most of the time.

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

Family has been a concept nearly as old as time itself! While no one person can recall who started the first family, it is one of the world’s greatest creations.

Family- the secret to having it all is knowing you already do.

It’s so easy to want and need more material things. However, when it comes to family, there is something about it that makes us feel whole. If you have your family with you, then you have everything you could need.


“Live your life with love as your guiding principle- keep your family and close friends close.” -Barbara Bush

Barbara Bush said it best when she spoke to live with love as your guide! Keeping your family and close friends close is so important and a reminder about what’s important in life.

“Ohana means family and family means nobody gets left behind or forgotten.” -Stitch

Family accepts you for whoever you are and whatever you become. No matter where life takes you, your family will always be there for you, and no one will ever be left behind in times of hardship or forgotten after they’ve passed.

Do you have a Family Quote your family loves? Share it in the comments below!

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