Ahhh! Gotta Love These Quotes About Families!

I look forward to filling our house with family all year long….and then I long for a good nights sleep.

  • Marry an orphan: you’ll never have to spend boring holidays with the in-laws. Georgelarge family Carlin
  • If you don’t believe in ghosts, you’ve never been to a family reunion. Ashleigh Brilliant
  • When our relatives are at home, we have to think of all their good points or it would be impossible to endure them. George Bernard Shaw
  • The family. We were a strange little band of characters trudging through life sharing diseases and toothpaste, coveting one another’s desserts, hiding shampoo, borrowing money, locking each other out of our rooms, inflicting pain and kissing to heal it in the same instant, loving, laughing, defending, and trying to figure out the common thread that bound us all together. Erma Bombeck
  • I don’t have to look up my family tree, because I know that I’m the sap. Fred Allen
  • There’s an awful lot of blood around that water is thicker than. Mignon McLaughlin
  • Family quarrels are bitter things. They don’t go by any rules. They’re not like aches or wounds; they’re more like splits in the skin that won’t heal because there’s not enoughlarge family vintage material. F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • Family is just accident…. They don’t mean to get on your nerves. They don’t even mean to be your family, they just are. Marsha Norman
  • The great advantage of living in a large family is that early lesson of life’s essential unfairness. Nancy Mitford
  • The advantage of growing up with siblings is that you become very good at fractions. Robert Brault
  • Friends are God’s apology for relations. Hugh Kingsmill
  • An ounce of blood is worth more than a pound of friendship. Spanish Proverb
  • In some families, please is described as the magic word. In our house, however, it was sorry. Margaret Laurence
  • A family is a unit composed not only of children but of men, women, an occasional animal, and the common cold. Ogden Nash
  • There is no cure for laziness but a large family helps. Herbert Prochnov
  • You don’t choose your family. They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them. Desmond Tutu

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