Family Quotes

Whether you are a parent, grandparent, sibling, or child, you’re a part of a family. These family quotations will remind you what a precious gift a family is.  Our family quote collection includes sage advice about how you can value and support family members, growing stronger ties and deeper bonds.

 

 Being a good dad is all about moments–moments to teach, moments to treasure. It's about the hard moments when we think we haven't gotten through to our kids, and the wonderful moments when we realize we have. 
- Jim Daly, author
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 A good father is one of the most unsung, unpraised, unnoticed, and yet one of the most valuable assets in our society. 
- Billy Graham, evangelist and author
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 What is it about grandparents that is so lovely? I'd like to say that grandparents are God's gifts to children. 
- Bill Cosby, actor and comedian
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 It's not what's under the tree that matters, it's who's around it. 
- Submitted by Guideposts reader Susan Walbrecht, Bethany Beach, Delaware
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 We don't have to talk about faith and family at dinner—we just show it. 
- Joel Osteen, pastor and author
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 There is no better way to enjoy God’s abundance than to share a meal together with people you love. 
- Victoria Osteen, from "Sunday Dinners: Food, Family, and Faith From Our Favorite Pastors" by Diane Cowen
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 Family matters. Family are the only people who will tell you when you’re getting off the tracks a little. Surround yourself with people who love theLord, love themselves and love you, and you can’t really fail.  
- A.J. Michalka, actress
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 When I'm standing at the Pearly Gates, I want to say to God, 'Don't look at the records. Look at my family. I'm much prouder about that part.' 
- John Fogerty, musician
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 There is no way to be a perfect mother, and a million ways to be a good one. 
- Jill Churchill, author
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 If you want your kids to listen to you, don't yell at them. Whisper. Make them lean in. My kids taught me that. And I do it with adults now. 
- Mario Batali, chef
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 Motherhood is 50 million heartbreaking moments, and 100 million joyous ones. 
- Viola Davis, actress and mom
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 I feel the incredible sense of connection that comes when people share their lives with one another. To me, it’s God using us to spread his love. 
- Delilah, radio host and mother of 12, including 8 adopted children
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 The only way I can describe it—at the end of How the Grinch Stole Christmas, you know how his heart grows like five times? Everything is full; it's just full all the time. 
- Actor Matt Damon on being a father to four girls
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 My hero is not a great actor, athlete, musician or politician, but rather a grandmother who read her Bible. 
- Jane Deeter, Guideposts reader
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