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Family Quotes

A Select Collection of Family Quotes

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As the whole world and the individuals that inhabit it get increasingly cocooned, it is critical that one spends time with one's family. Here are some family quotes to inspire that action.

Chinese Proverb
A hundred men may make an encampment, but it takes a woman to make a home.

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

Margaret Courtney
Be kind to thy father, for when thou wert young/Who loved thee so fondly as he/He caught the first accents that fell from thy tongue/And joined in thy innocent glee.

Albert Einstein
Bear in mind that the wonderful things you learn in your schools are the work of many generations. All this is put in your hands as your inheritance in order that you may receive it, honor it, add to it, and one day faithfully hand it on to your children.

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

Lee Iacocca
My father always used to say that when you die, if you've got five real friends, then you've had a great life.

Jim Valvano
My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me.

Lee Iacocca
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?

Benjamin Disraeli
No success in public life can compensate for failure in the home.

Richard Bach
The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other's life. Rarely do members of one family grow up under the same roof.

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