I’ve been thinking a lot about the incredible importance of family lately. I think we all have! When times are tough like they are now, we really learn to value our loved ones even more. These 15 quotes about family really just say it all. Take a look and I bet you’ll agree!
Quotes About Family That Really Just Say It All
There aren’t nearly enough words in human language to express just how important family is, but these quotes are definitely a good start.
1. Treasure them, even when they drive you crazy
Let’s be honest, sometimes our families drive us just a teensy bit bonkers! Yet, even in those moments, we love them fiercely. After all, the fact that they know which buttons to push to get us going just shows how very well they know us!
2. Our roots remain as one
“Family: like branches on a tree, we all grow in different directions, yet our roots remain as one.” -Unknown
No matter how wild our branches grow, no matter where we go in life, we all share the same strong roots. That’s what family truly is (and probably why we have family trees instead of, say, family flowers).
3. Family is priceless
“No amount of money or success can take the place of time spent with your family.” – Unknown
Family is truly priceless. All the money in the world means nothing if it means giving up time with the people you love most.
4. They love you no matter what
Anyone can love you when you’re at your best. Families love you even when you’re at your worst.
5. The only steady rock
“The only rock I know that stays steady, the only institution I know that works, is the family. “-Lee Iacocca
Our family (including the friends who become family) really is the only thing we can always rely on, the only truly steady rock.
6. The bond that links a true family
“The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other’s life.”- Richard Bach
This one is for all of our friends that we love as much as family. Remember, it’s not just about blood. It’s about the people who are there for you when you need them the most.
7. Family is everything
Short, to the point, and oh-so true. This is definitely one of my favorite quotes about family. Saying that they’re important doesn’t really do them justice. They’re so much more than that. They’re everything.
8. Family love sustains us
“I sustain myself with the love of family.” ― Maya Angelou
When we feel like we can’t go on, like the world is crushing us, our family’s love keeps us going. That love is the food that sustains us in our weakest moments.
9. Family is the light that makes a home a home
“Home isn’t where you’re from, it’s where you find light when all grows dark.” ― Pierce Brown
This is a beautiful way of saying home is where the heart is. As long as we have family to carry on that light, we always have a home.
10. Our families live within each of us
Another one of my absolute favorite quotes about family. No matter how far apart we are, no matter how many mountains and oceans separate us, we always carry our families within our hearts.
11. Tomorrow is never promised
“Love your family. Spend time, be kind & serve one another. Make no room for regrets. Tomorrow is not promised & today is short.” -Unknown
This is a good reminder of how important it is to tell people you love them because tomorrow isn’t guaranteed. Remember, you’ll never regret spending too much time with loved ones. You will regret not spending enough time with them, though.
12. Go home and love your family
“What can you do to promote world peace? Go home and love your family.” -Mother Theresa
Mother Theresa is definitely onto something there. If we all spent more time just loving our families, we’d have less time for things like war, judging others, and being nasty. After all, a heart full of love can’t commit hateful acts.
13. Love can turn a shack into a mansion
I’d rather live in a shack filled with love than a cold mansion filled with indifference any day, how about you?
14. That’s what unconditional love means
“At the end of the day, a loving family should find everything forgivable.” -Mark V. Olsen
Family is all about unconditional love, which means nothing is unforgivable. Nothing can tear us apart or make us turn on each other. Sure, we may argue. We may even scream at each other and not speak for days. Yet deep down, we still love each other.
15. Family is what we make of it
“You don’t have to give birth to someone to have a family.”- Sandra Bullock
I think this is a good one to close with because it really speaks to what family means. It’s not about blood or birth. It’s about that feeling of knowing that someone always has your back, always care for you, no matter what.
I hope you enjoyed these quotes about family as much as I did! In the end family is what matters the most. We argue and disagree, yes, but we can always count on each other. That’s what family means.