Family Strength Sayings and Quotes

Our families are often our biggest supporters, championing our strengths and providing a shoulder to lean on when we are at our weakest. Below you’ll find a collection of wise and insightful quotes on family strength.

The strength of a family, like the strength of an army, is in its loyalty to each other.     

Mario Puzo

Life is a secret lease from God and we should not allow ourselves to be bruised. Family life is our strength and success.     

Joseph Losery

Our family is a circle of strength and love...Our family with every birth and every union the circle grows, our family is a circle of strength. Every crisis faced together makes the circle stronger.     

Harriet Morgan

In every conceivable manner, the family is a link to our past, bridge to our future.     

Alex Haley

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

Brad Henry

The only rock I know that stays steady, the only institution I know that works is the family.     

Lee Iacocca

The strength of a nation derives from the integrity of the home.     


Everyone needs to live within a house. But, having the love and support of your family? That is what makes your house a home.     

Anthony Liccione

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

Like the seaweed that clings to each other after each passing boat separates them, so too a family will come together with the passing of each crisis.     

Indonesian Proverb

Families survive, one way or another. You have a tie, a connection that exists long after death, through many lifetimes.     

Jessica Lange

My family is my strength and my weakness.     

Aishwarya Rai

My sense of personal strength has always come from my family.     

Benjamin Bratt

I learned about the strength you can get from a close family life. I learned to keep going, even in bad times. I learned not to despair, even when my world was falling apart. I learned that there are no free lunches. And I learned the value of hard work.     

Lee Iacocca

Without a family, man, alone in the world, trembles with the cold.     

Andre Maurois

The only strength that really matters is the strength that makes you what you are in the eyes of those you love.     

Wes Fessler

If the family were a boat, it would be a canoe that makes no progress unless everyone paddles.     

Letty Cottin Pogrebin

I can get up in the morning and look myself in the mirror and my family can look at me too and that's all that matters.     

Lance Armstrong

In time of test, family is best.     

Burmese Proverb

We cannot destroy kindred: our chains stretch a little sometimes, but they never break.     

Marquise de Sevigne

A man has to travel the world. It can help him find what he needs. But, when he returns home, he knows that he has found it.     

George Moore

While at work, keep a picture of your family on your desk. This reminds you that there is another world of yours at home.     

M. K. Soni

My family. I realized they are the most important part of my life. Throughout the year I had many challenges, but my family were always there offering support and encouragement.     

Catherine Pulsifer

As the family goes, so goes the nation and so goes the whole world in which we live.     

John Paul II

Just as a house needs a foundation in order to stand firm, so does a person.     

Jacquie McTaggart

I think togetherness is a very important ingredient to family life.     

Barbara Bush

My family comes first. Maybe that's what makes me different from other guys.     

Bobby Darin

When trouble comes, it's your family that supports you.     

Guy Lafleur

The happiest moments of my life have been the few which I have passed at home in the bosom of my family.     

Thomas Jefferson

Family strengthen each other during storms. They help us to be strong. After all, it is a family tradition. Our roots are deeper, our hearts are stronger, we never give up.     

Karen L Madewell