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60 Family quotes and sayings about struggles and love

Our latest collection of family quotes and sayings on Everyday Power Blog. 

Irrespective of whether big or small, families are an important aspect of society. To many people, family means everything.

Among other numerous benefits, our families provide us a sense of belonging, security, and more happiness and satisfaction. And for those who can’t provide for themselves, the family is tasked with helping meet their basic needs.

In many cases, only your family members will accept you for who you are. Your family is your blood and it’s the only place where your life begins and love never ends.

In that respect, here is a collection of inspirational family quotes and sayings for you. Enjoy!


Inspirational Family quotes about love and happiness


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


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


3.) “Family life is too intimate to be preserved by the spirit of justice. It can be sustained by a spirit of love which goes beyond justice.”– Reinhold Niebuhr


4.) “Spread love. Hug the people you care about and make sure they know that you care and appreciate them. Make it known to your friends and family that you love them.” ― Germany Kent


5.) “I love my family because they are always there for me even in my most fragile moments.” ― Gift Gugu Mona


6.) “Family life contributes immensely to an individual’s happiness. Only in a happy home life can complete contentment be found.” – Dorothea S. Koppliln


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


8.) Family is where life begins & love never ends. – Unknown


9.) In family life, love is the oil that eases friction, the cement that binds closer together, and the music that brings harmony. – Friedrich Nietzche


10.) Having somewhere to go is home. Having someone to love is family. Having both is a blessing. – Unknown


Family quotes that remind us about the importance of our loved ones


11.) “The most important thing in the world is family and love.” – John Wooden


12.) Family is not an important thing. It’s everything.” – Michael J. Fox


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


14.) “Tennis just a game, family is forever.” – Serena Williams


15.) “I think family is key, and if you have love for family, then you have love for others – and you have unity as a people.” – Marlon Wayans


16.) “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


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


18.) “It’s very important to prioritize. I know, for me, my family comes first. That makes every decision very easy.” – Jada Pinkett Smith


19.) “I sustain myself with the love of family.” – Maya Angelou


20.) “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


Inspirational family quotes about problems and struggles


21.) “You don’t choose your family. They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them.” – Desmond Tutu


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


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


24.) Families are messy. Immortal families are eternally messy. Sometimes the best we can do is to remind each other that we’re related for better or for worse and try to keep the maiming and killing to a minimum.” – Rick Riordan


25.) “Every family is dysfunctional, whether you want to admit it or not.” – Shailene Woodley


26.) “No family is sane, is it?” – Rebecca Hall


27.) “Family is a unique gift that needs to be appreciated and treasured, even when they’re driving you crazy. As much as they make you mad, interrupt you, annoy you, curse at you, try to control you, these are the people who know you the best and who love you.” – Jenna Morasca


28.) “Family quarrels are bitter things. They don’t go according to any rules. They’re not like aches or wounds, they’re more like splits in the skin that won’t heal because there’s not enough material.”– F. Scott Fitzgerald


29.) “Sometimes problems don’t require a solution to solve them; instead they require maturity to outgrow them.”
Steve Maraboli


30.) “It’s frightening seeing in ourselves the same ingredients as dysfunctional members of our families. Fortunately, as it is with baking, the proportions, mix, and temperature of the exact same ingredients can yield anything from burnt cookies to elegant soufflés.”– Alan Robert Neal


Quotes on family values


31.) “All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” ― Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina


32.) “In modern life, we tend to forget family values because of the hectic schedule.” – Mahesh Babu


33.)”Let us nurture the practice of family values, by embracing policies that value families.” – Benjamin Todd 


34.) “The most important parts of building a family are “God’s Love” and “Meaningful Friendships.” ― Phil Mitchell


35.) “Real family values have gone down the drain in modern families.” – Wes Borland


36.) “Thank God I had all these family values or who knows where I’d be now.” – Patricia Velasquez


37.) “The strength of a family, like the strength of an army, is in its loyalty to each other.” – Mario Puzo


38.) “Life is a secret lease from God and we should not allow ourselves to be bruised. Family life is our strength and success.” – Joseph Losery


39.) “Family time is sacred time and should be protected and respected.” – Boyd K. Packer


40.) “Family: like branches on a tree, we all grow in different directions yet our roots remain as one.” – Unknown


Quotes about family love and being together


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


42.) “Every successful individual knows that his or her achievement depends on a community of persons working together.” – Paul Ryan


43.) “I think togetherness is a very important ingredient to family life.”– Barbara Bush


44.) “Love is just a feeling of togetherness and openness in your heart….” – Ken Keyes Jr.


45.) “Togetherness, passion, laughter, faith, trust, and jealousy are the essential ingredients of love.” – Shahrukh Khan


46.) “Nothing is better than going home to family and eating good food and relaxing.” – Irina Shayk


47.) “If the family were a fruit, it would be an orange, a circle of sections, held together but separable — each segment distinct.” – Letty Cottin Pogrebin


48.) “Sticking with your family is what makes it a family.” – Mitch Albom


49.) Love your family. Spend time, be kind & serve one another. Make no room for regrets. Tomorrow is not promised & today is short.-Unknown


Other inspirational family quotes and sayings


50.) “The family is one of nature‘s masterpieces.” – George Santayana


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


52.) “A brother may not be a friend, but a friend will always be a brother.” – Ben Franklin 


53.) “You need a strong family because at the end, they will love you and support you unconditionally. Luckily, I have my dad, mom and sister.” – Esha Gupta


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


55.) “Family means no one gets left behind or forgotten.” – David Ogden Stiers 


56.)  “It doesn’t matter how much money you have. If you have family, you’re rich. All the money in the world could never compare to the love of a family.”


57.) “We must take care of our families wherever we find them.” – Elizabeth Gilbert


58.) “In family relationships, love is really spelled T.I.M.E.” – Dieter F. Uchtdorf


59.) “You leave home to seek your fortune and, when you get it, you go home and share it with your family.” – Anita Baker


60.) “Seeing the family is a very important part of my weekend.” – Susannah York


Did you enjoy these Family quotes and sayings?

Although the definition of family might have evolved over time, its importance still remains.

When we have family, it becomes easier to handle the challenges we encounter because we don’t have to face them alone. Overall, family is many things. It’s love and support, a shoulder to lean on, a meaningful connection, and an incredible and unbreakable bond.

Hopefully, these quotes about family have reminded you why your loved ones matter.

Which of these quotes was your favorite? Do you have any other family quotes to add to the list? Tell us in the comment section below.


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