Crazy Family Sayings and Quotes

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

I come from a family where gravy is considered a beverage.     

Erma Bombeck

My family is really boring. They have a coffee table book called 'Pictures We Took Just to Use Up the Rest of the Film.'     

Penelope Lombard

If minutes were kept of a family gathering, they would show that "Members not Present"and "Subjects Discussed" were one and the same.     

Robert Brault

Families are like fudge... mostly sweet with a few nuts.     


If you don't believe in ghosts, you've never been to a family reunion.     

Ashleigh Brilliant

If you ever start feeling like you have the goofiest, craziest, most dysfunctional family in the world, all you have to do is go to a state fair. Because five minutes at the fair, you'll be going, 'you know, we're alright. We are dang near royalty.     

Jeff Foxworthy

Like all the best families, we have our share of eccentricities, of impetuous and wayward youngsters and of family disagreements     

Elizabeth II

My uncle's dying wish - he wanted me on his lap. He was in the electric chair.     

Rodney Dangerfield

Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.     

Douglas Adams

Being crazy isn't enough.     

Dr. Seuss

Where to look if you've lost your mind?     

Bernard Malamud

Some are born mad, some achieve madness, and some have madness thrust upon 'em.     

Emilie Autumn

Crazy is a relative term in my family!     


It's hard to give up the self-esteem connected to being codependent and appearing 'right,' which is probably survival behavior learned from growing up in a crazy family. It feels like you will actually disappear.     

Melody Beattie

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

No one wants to rattle the cage of a "crazy" person whose family tends to snap.     

Nicole Gulla

Insanity runs in my family. It practically gallops.     

Cary Grant

Insanity - a perfectly rational adjustment to an insane world.     

R. D. Laing

Insanity is knowing that what you're doing is completely idiotic, but still, somehow, you just can't stop it.     

Elizabeth Wurtzel

I grew up with six brothers. That's how I learned to dance -waiting for the bathroom.     

Bob Hope

I wish to thank my parents for making it all possible...and I wish to thank my children for making it necessary.     

Victor Borge

The greatest thing in family life is to take a hint when a hint is intended- and not to take a hint when a hint is not intended.     

Robert Frost

Family: A social unit where the father is concerned with parking space, the children with outer space, and the mother with closet space.     

Evan Esar

In some families, 'please' is described as the magic word. In our house, however, it was 'sorry'.     

Margaret Laurence

Some family trees bear an enormous crop of nuts.     

Wayne H.

Insanity does not run in my family. Rather, it strolls through, taking its time, getting to know everyone personally.     


We are all born crazy. Some of us remain that way.     

Samuel Beckett

Every family has that one crazy person in it. If you're missing one I seem to have a few extras.     


A crazy person has the ability to make a sane person crazy.     


Never judge someone by their relatives.     

Charles Martin