QuoteProverbs

Family

We are all one big family. Here are a number of quotes and proverbs about family.



A happy family is but an earlier heaven.

George Bernard Shaw


After a good dinner one can forgive anybody, even one's own relations.

Oscar Wilde


All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.

Leo Tolstoy


Call it a clan, call it a network, call it a tribe, call it a family: Whatever you call it, whoever you are, you need one.

Jane Howard


Children are a poor man's riches.

English proverb


Daddy's flown across the ocean
Leaving just a memory
A snap shot in the family album
Daddy what else did you leave for me?

Lyrics: Another Brick In The Wall (Part I)
Pink Floyd


Family is the most important thing in the world.

(many people have said this)


He is the black sheep of the family.

(He is a disreputable member of the family.)


He that has no fools, knaves nor beggars in his family, was begot by a flash of lightning.

Thomas Fuller


Home is where you are loved the most and act the worst.

Marjorie Pay Hinckley


I don't know half of you half as well as I should like; and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve.

Bilbo
The Fellowship of the Ring
J.R.R. Tolkien


Like father, like son.

The son is expected to have the same character or behave similar as his father.


Like grape, like bud. Like father, like son.


Man is the head of the family; woman is the neck that turns the head.


Rejoice with your family in the beautiful land of life.

Albert Einstein


The apple does not fall far from the tree.


The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree.

Children will look like or behave like their parents.


The family is one of nature's masterpieces.

George Santayana


The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.

Theodore Hesburgh


There's nothing that makes you more insane than family. Or more happy. Or more exasperated. Or more secure.

Jim Butcher


You can’t be the head of a family unless you show yourself both stupid and deaf.


You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.

Desmond Tutu