Quotes about family can make us laugh or cry, nod in agreement or shake our heads in understanding. Family quotes bring up memories of the past and hopes for your family’s future. Make inspiring family quotes part of how you think about what your family means to you.

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Latest Family Quotes

My hero is not a great actor, athlete, musician or politician, but rather a grandmother who read her Bible.

Jane Deeter, Guideposts reader

I think what’s important for kids to know is that your decisions here on earth matter, your behavior matters and how you treat other people matters.

Matt Damon, Academy Award-winning actor

Having children—the responsibility of rearing good, kind, ethical, responsible human beings—is the biggest job anyone can embark on. You have to take a leap of faith and ask lots of people for their help and guidance.

Maria Shriver, award-winning journalist

The best part of life is when your family becomes your friends and your friends become your family.

Robin Roberts, host, Good Morning America

My mother’s genius was to put her finger on the gifts she saw in each of us, and make every one of us believe that that gift was uniquely ours.

Barbara Corcoran, Author

Whether it was making my bed or making a movie, my mother and father never hesitated to say how proud they were of me, and that means so very much to a child.

Reese Witherspoon, Actress

My mother never wanted me to focus on my physical self. She always said that beauty is what you do.

Halle Berry, Actress

Mothers are daily miracles we sometimes take for granted.

Elinor Filice, Guideposts reader, Niagara Falls, New York

A mother’s lap is the best place from which to launch a life.

Sarah M. Hupp, Author

The most important person to thank is…my mother. She gave me four golden rules to live by: be a proud black man, take care of your family, make education a priority, and try to do the right thing.

Edward Lewis, Founder of Essence magazine
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