Having Fun with Family Quotes
Individuals need family support for a variety of reasons, most of which are related to their personal well-being. Individuals value family because it delivers physical, emotional, and mental health benefits that cannot be found elsewhere. Read all the 74 Having Fun With Family Quotes.
I hadn’t been in proper school in three years. My parents were my two best friends. My third best friend was an author who did not know I existed.
― John Green
Family isn’t blood. It’s the people who love you. The people who have your back.
― Cassandra Clare
Your children are the greatest gift God will give to you, and their souls the heaviest responsibility He will place in your hands. Take time with them, teach them to have faith in God. Be a person in whom they can have faith. When you are old, nothing else you’ve done will have mattered as much.
― Lisa Wingate
What is home? My favorite definition is “a safe place,” a place where one is free from attack, a place where one experiences secure relationships and affirmation. It’s a place where people share and understand each other. Its relationships are nurturing. The people in it do not need to be perfect; instead, they need to be honest, loving, supportive, recognizing a common humanity that makes all of us vulnerable.
― Gladys Hunt
Siblings: children of the same parents, each of whom is perfectly normal until they get together.
But in the real world, you couldnt really just split a family down the middle, mom on one side, dad the other, with the child equally divided between. It was like when you ripped a piece of paper into two: no matter how you tried, the seams never fit exactly right again. It was what you couldn’t see, those tiniest of pieces, that were lost in the severing, and their absence kept everything from being complete.
― Sarah Dessen
You need to make time for your family no matter what happens in your life.
Sticking with your family is what makes it a family.
― Mitch Albom
No one’s family is normal. Normalcy is a lie invented by advertising agencies to make the rest of us feel inferior.
― Claire LaZebnik
While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about.
― Angela Schwindt
You can kiss your family and friends good-bye and put miles between you, but at the same time you carry them with you in your heart, your mind, your stomach, because you do not just live in a world but a world lives in you.
As we age, we become our parents; live long enough and we see faces repeat in time.
― Neil Gaiman
I don’t know who my grandfather was; I am much more concerned to know what his grandson will be.
― Abraham Lincoln
A father has to be a provider, a teacher, a role model, but most importantly, a distant authority figure who can never be pleased. Otherwise, how will children ever understand the concept of God?
― Stephen Colbert
When everything goes to hell, the people who stand by you without flinching — they are your family.
It is not until much later, as the skin sags and the heart weakens, that children understand; their stories, and all their accomplishments, sit atop the stories of their mothers and fathers, stones upon stones, beneath the waters of their lives.
― Mitch Albom
There’s nothing that makes you more insane than family. Or more happy. Or more exasperated. Or more . . . secure.
― Jim Butcher
To you who are parents, I say, show love to your children. You know you love them, but make certain they know it as well. They are so precious. Let them know. Call upon our Heavenly Father for help as you care for their needs each day and as you deal with the challenges which inevitably come with parenthood. You need more than your own wisdom in rearing them.
― Thomas S. Monson
This is part of what a family is about, not just love. It’s knowing that your family will be there watching out for you. Nothing else will give you that. Not money. Not fame. Not work.
My mother used to tell me that when push comes to shove, you always know who to turn to. That being a family isn’t a social construct but an instinct.
― Jodi Picoult,
My dad had limitations. That’s what my good-hearted mom always told us. He had limitations, but he meant no harm. It was kind of her to say, but he did do harm.
― Gillian Flynn
So much of what is best in us is bound up in our love of family, that it remains the measure of our stability because it measures our sense of loyalty.
― Haniel Long
The capacity for friendship is God’s way of apologizing for our families.
Later, when you’re grown up, you realize you never really get to hang out with your family. You pretty much have only eighteen years to spend with them full time, and that’s it.
― Mindy Kaling
Mothers and their children are in a category all their own. There’s no bond so strong in the entire world. No love so instantaneous and forgiving.
― Gail Tsukiyama
There is no such thing as fun for the whole family.
― Jerry Seinfeld
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
The way you help heal the world is you start with your own family.
― Mother Teresa
You are born into your family and your family is born into you. No returns. No exchanges.
― Elizabeth Berg
I been with strangers all day and they treated me like family. I come in here to family and you treat me like a stranger.
― August Wilson
Strangers are just family you have yet to come to know.
My father was a vulture. My mother was a magpie. My oldest brother is a crow. My sister, a sparrow. I have never really been a bird.
Lila resisted the urge to say he might have been a peacock. It didn’t seem the time.
― V.E. Schwab
Is this what family is like: the feeling that everyone’s connected, that with one piece missing, the whole thing’s broken?
― Trenton Lee Stewart
Parents were the only ones obligated to love you; from the rest of the world you had to earn it.
Family is not an important thing, it’s everything.
― Michael J. Fox
We share out craziness, our neuroses, our little bit of screwed-up-ness that comes from our family. We share it. And it feels like love.
― Patrick Ness,
If you didn’t feel like your support system was strong enough, then getting yourself out of the situation was the best thing to do
― Lindsey Kelk
Let us make one point, that we meet each other with a smile, when it is difficult to smile. Smile at each other, make time for each other in your family.
There is no doubt that it is around the family and the home that all the greatest virtues, the most dominating virtues of human, are created, strengthened and maintained.
― Winston S. Churchill
A bolt of warmth, fierce with joy and pride and gratitude, flashed through me like sudden lightning. I don’t care about whose DNA has recombined with whose. When everything goes to hell, the people who stand by you without flinching—they are your family. And they were my heroes.
― Jim Butcher
You can kiss your family and friends good-bye and put miles between you, but a the same time you carry them with you in your heart, your mind your stomach, because you do not just live in a world but a world lives in you.
― Wm. Paul Young
It’s very hard to grow up in a perfect family when you’re not perfect.
The shared meal elevates eating from a mechanical process of fueling the body to a ritual of family and community, from the mere animal biology to an act of culture.
― Michael Pollan
Grief is a curious thing, when it happens unexpectedly. It is a Band-aid being ripped away, taking the top layer off a family. And the underbelly of a household is never pretty, ours no exception.
― Jodi Picoult
The ill-informed masses included her own family among their ranks, a family that specialized in being both inconvenient and asinine.
― Gail Carriger
Home is people. Not a place. If you go back there after the people are gone, then all you can see is what is not there any more.
The very worst events in life have that effect on a family: we always remember, more sharply than anything else, the last happy moments before everything fell apart.
― Fredrik Backman
Writers will happen in the best of families.
― Rita Mae Brown
Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city.
That’s the best thing about little sisters: They spend so much time wishing they were elder sisters that in the end they’re far wiser than the elder ones could ever be.
― Gemma Burgess A Girl Like You
The woman is the home. That’s where she used to be, and that’s where she still is. You might ask me, What if a man tries to be part of the home — will the woman let him? I answer yes. Because the he becomes one of the children.
― Marguerite Duras
Friends are the family you choose.
I don’t think a female running a house is a problem, a broken family. It’s perceived as one because of the notion that a head is a man.
― Toni Morrison
A family can be the bane of one’s existence. A family can also be most of the meaning of one’s existence. I don’t know whether my family is bane or meaning, but they have surely gone away and left a large hole in my heart.
― Keri Hulme
He’d learned long ago: perfection isn’t what families are all about.
― Jamie Ford
Family isn’t something that’s supposed to be static, or set. People marry in, divorce out. They’re born, they die. It’s always evolving, turning into something else.
Ask anyone and they’ll most likely say their family is crazy, and if they don’t say their family is crazy, their friends are crazy. That’s because everyone is crazy after taking the mask off. People are most themselves when not really trying to fit in, when either alone or around those already closest to them, and that is crazy.
― Criss Jami
They called each other family and that’s what they were—sisters. Many people in the world had family of the heart, kin by choice rather than by blood, and hers had come along in her darkest hour and saved her life.
― Christine Feehan
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.
If it’s to protect our family, be it the Kingdom or the entire world… We would make anyone our enemy! That’s what it means to be Fairy Tail!!
― Hiro Mashima
Hearing him talk about his mother, about his intact family, makes my chest hurt for a second, like someone pierced it with a needle.
― Veronica Roth
A dog reflects the family life. Whoever saw a frisky dog in a gloomy family, or a sad dog in a happy one Snarling people have snarling dogs, dangerous people have dangerous ones.
These people make my family look easy to get along with.
― Megan Whalen Turner
All parents damage their children. It cannot be helped. Youth, like pristine glass, absorbs the prints of its handlers. Some parents smudge, others crack, a few shatter childhoods completely into jagged little pieces, beyond repair.
A wise man once told me family don’t end in blood, but it doesn’t start there either. Family cares about you, not what you can do for them. Family’s there through the good, bad, all of it. They got your back even when it hurts. That’s family
― Eric Kripke
The family exists for many reasons, but its most basic function may be to draw together after a member dies.
― Stephen King
All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.
Family, friends and relationships are the blessings of the God. They are the best way to access God.
― Amit Ray
Other things may change us, but we start and end with the family.
― Anthony Brandt
A dysfunctional family is any family with more than one person in it.
As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live.
― John Paul II
We are not defined by the family into which we are born, but the one we choose and create. We are not born, we become.
― Tori Spelling
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