Family Drama Sayings and Quotes

There’s no such thing as the perfect family. There’s always the black sheep sibling, wild child, or crazy uncle. Every family has drama and with so many competing personalities, things are guaranteed to be tense at times. At least they’re not boring. Below you’ll find a collection of wise and humorous family drama quotes.

Family is supposed to be our safe heaven. Very often, it's the place where we find the deepest heartache.     

Iyanla Vanzant

In the process of letting go you will lose many things from the past, but you will find yourself.     

Deepak Chopra

There comes a day when you realize turning the page is the best feeling in the world, because you realize there is so much more to the book than the page you were stuck on.     

Zayn Malik

Families always have these unspoken dramas, and at holidays, everyone is supposed to sit down and pretend that none of that is going on.     

Richard LaGravenese

In families you can find the source of every human drama. It is interesting because the cell of a society, the cell of a country, the cell of humanity - everything lies in the family.     

Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

For all the drama we all have with our families and all the tension and hostility, I couldn't have done this without my family. Being the people that they are - they're crazy - made it possible for me to be crazy and to live a lifestyle of my own design.     

Dan Colen

The more dysfunctional, the more some family members seek to control the behavior of others.     

David W. Earle

No one have a perfect family, but my family is perfect for Me     

Beta Metani'Marashi

We get married to have an ally against our family.     

Jonathan Tropper

Families living in dysfunction seldom have healthy boundaries. Dysfunctional families have trouble knowing where they stop and others begin.     

David W. Earle

A family without a black sheep is not a typical family     

Heinrich Boll

Sometimes it can be bad to have too much family. Everybody gets involved in your problems, giving their opinion, gossiping, and making drama. But when bad things happen, they will be there to support you.     

Sofia Vergara

With family dramas, it's hard to keep those stories alive.     

Emily Vancamp

Family likeness has often a deep sadness in it. Nature, that great tragic dramatist, knits us together by bone and muscle, and divides us by the subtler web of our brains; blends yearning and repulsion; and ties us by our heart-strings to the beings that jar us at every movement.     

George Eliot

You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.     

Desmond Tutu

Home is where the heart is.     

J.J. McCloskey

It is not flesh and blood but the heart which makes us fathers and sons.     

Johann Schiller

Families are the compass that guides us. They are the inspiration to reach great heights, and our comfort when we occasionally falter.     

Brad Henry

To put the world right in order, we must first put the nation in order; to put the nation in order, we must first put the family in order; to put the family in order, we must first cultivate our personal life; we must first set our hearts right.     


Bringing up a family should be an adventure, not an anxious discipline in which everybody is constantly graded for performance.     

Milton R. Saperstein

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.     

Richard Bach

Families ties are cherished things, forged in childhood days, by love of parents, deep and true, and sweet familiar ways.     

Terri Burritt

Unfornately, some family members are so pychotic that no matter how hard you try to forge a healthy relationship, nothing will help. Now that you're an adult, take refuge in the fact that some things are beyond your control. You owe it to yourself to steer clear of people who are harmful to your health.     

Andrea Lavinthal

So many people prefer to live in drama because it's comfortable. It's like someone staying in a bad marriage or relationship - it's actually easier to stay because they know what to expect every day, versus leaving not knowing what to expect.     

Ellen DeGeneres

Free yourself from the complexities and drama of your life. Simplify. Look within. Within ourselves we all have the gifts and talents we need to fulfill the purpose we've been blessed with.     

Steve Maraboli

Family quarrels have a total bitterness unmatched by others. Yet it sometimes happens that they also have a kind of tang, a pleasantness beneath the unpleasantness, based on the tacit understanding that this is not for keeps; that any limb you climb out on will still be there later for you to climb back.     

Mignon McLaughlin

Call it a clan, call it a network, call it a tribe, call it a family. Whatever you call it, whoever you are, you need one.     

Jane Howard

They... threw themselves into the interests of the rest, but each plowed his or her own furrow. Their thoughts, their little passions and hopes and desires, all ran along separate lines. Family life is like this - animated, but collateral.     

Rose Macaulay

Money is just a form of trade to buy your wants, but it cannot be there for your needs in as much as the loving people around you.     

Wayne Chirisa

I don't care how poor a man is; if he has family, he's rich.     

Dan Wilcox