Quotes and Quotations on Family

  • Family is a haven in a heartless world. – Christopher Lasch 
  • Distant relatives are the best kind, and the further the better. – Kin Hubbard 
  • The family that prays together stays together. – Al Scalpone
  • Having a family is like having a bowling alley installed in your brain. – Martin Mull 
  • Oh, what a tangled web do parents weave? When they think that their children are naive. – Ogden Nash 
  • It is quite easy for me to think of a God of love mainly because I grew up in a family where love was central and where lovely relationships were ever present. – Martin Luther King, Jr
  • Many men can make a fortune, but very few can build a Family. – J.S. Bryan
  • [A successful parent is someone] who raises a child who grows up and us able to pay for his or her own psychoanalysis. – Nora Ephron 
  • The only rock I know that stay steady, the only institution I know that works is the family. – Lee Iacocca 
  • When brothers agree, no fortress is so strong as their common life. – Antisthenes
  • Do you know what you call those who use towels and never wash them, eat meals and never do the dishes, sit in rooms they never clean, and are entertained till they drop? If you have answered “A houseguest,” you’re wrong because I have just describe my kids. – Erma Bombeck 
  • The place of the father in the modern suburban family is very small one, particularly if plays golf. – Bertrand Russell 
  • The reason grandfathers and grandchildren get along so well is that they have a common enemy. – Sam Levenson 
  • Cleaning your house while your kids are still growing is like shoveling the walk before it stops snowing. – Phyllis Diller
  • A happy family is but an ealier heaven. – John Bowring 
  • Youth is a wonderful thing. What a crime to waste it on children.- George Bernard Shaw
  • The family is one of nature’s masterpieces. – George Santayana 
  • The mother’s heart is the child’s schoolroom. – Henry Ward Beecher
  • A family is a unit composed not only of children but of men, women, an occasional animal and the common cold. – Ogden Nash 
  • Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city. – George Burns
  • The Best way to keep children home is to make the home atmosphere pleasant – and let the air out of the tires. – Dorothy Parker 
  • A boy’s best  friend is his mother. – Joseph Stefano
  • If you don’t believe in ghosts, you’ve never been to a family reunion. – Ashleigh Brilliant 
  • How do you like to go up in  swing,
    Up in the air so blue?
    Oh, I do think its the pleasantest thing
    Ever a child can do!
    Robert Louis Stevenson
  • The whole world is my family. – Pope John XXIII
  • Boys will be boys. – Proverb
  • Remember that as a teenager you are at the last stage if your life when you will be happy to hear that the phone is for you. – Fran Lebowitz 
  • It is a wise father that knows his own child. – William Shakespeare
  • No matter how many communes anybody invents, the family always creeps back. – Margaret Mead 
  • When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how he had learned in seven years. – Mark Twain
  • “A man is at his best when he is simply not like the rest in all his life’s test”