Family Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Family quotes, Family sayings, and Family proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


A brother may not be a friend, but a friend will always be a brother.      -- Ben Franklin (1706-1790)
A crab walks, so walks his children.      -- African proverb Kpelle Tribe
A father's a treasure; a brother's a comfort; a friend is both.      -- Ben Franklin (1706-1790)
A house divided cannot stand.      -- Bible (Matthew 12:25)
Be it ever so humble there's no place like home.      -- unknown
Blood is thicker than water.      -- German Proverb
Charity begins at home.      -- Tobias George Smollett (1721-1771)
Children are a poor man's riches.      -- English Proverb
Children have more need of models than critics.     -- French (on parents and children)
Give an extra piece of cake to a stepchild.     -- Korean (on parenting and children)
Home is where the heart is.      -- J.J. McCloskey (1870)
Like father, like son.      -- Asian Proverb
Like father, like son.      -- unknown
One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.      -- George Herbert (1593-1633)
The apple doesn't fall far from the tree.      -- Asian Proverb
What children say, they have heard at home.     -- Wolof (West African (on parenting and children)
You can do anything with children if only you play with them.     -- German (on parenting and children)