Kindred Sayings and Quotes

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

What friends or kindred can be so close and intimate as the powers of our soul, which, whether we will or no, must ever bear us company? Teresa of Avila
It is only kindred griefs that draw forth our tears, and each weeps really for himself. Heinrich Heine
A family stitched together with love seldom unravels. Letty Cottin Pogrebin
Kindred objects kindred thoughts inspire, as summer clouds flash forth electric fire. Samuel Rogers
Kindred weaknesses induce friendships as often as kindred virtues. Christian Nestell Bovee
He who understands you is greater kin to you than your own brother. For even your own kindred neither understand you nor know your true worth. Khalil Gibran
All living things on earth are kindred. Edward Abbey
If you hire relatives, you'll have a payroll that won't quit. Milton Berle
Blood relatives often have nothing to do with family, and similarly, family is about who you choose to make your life with. Oliver Hudson
The clan is nothing more than a larger family, with its patriarchal chief as the natural head, and the union of several clans by intermarriage and voluntary connection constitutes the tribe. Charles Alexander Eastman
Family is a transitive property. Catherynne M Valente
A family needs a father to anchor it. L. Tom Perry
Even a family needs to work as a team. Marques Houston
A happy family is but an earlier heaven. George Bernard Shaw
The family is more sacred than the state. Pope Pius XI
The family is the nucleus of civilization. Will Durant
The family is one of nature's masterpieces. George Santayana
The family is a haven in a heartless world. Christopher Lasch
When the family dies, the nation follows... Mark Steyn
The family is the corner stone of our society. Lyndon B. Johnson
The family is where most of our joy comes from. Aidan Quinn
Family likeness has often a deep sadness in it. George Eliot
Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way. Leo Tolstoy
Family... a group experience of love and support. Marianne Williamson
No family is ever what it seems from the outside. Lady Violet
Family is not an important thing. It's everything. Michael J. Fox
A large family makes you accept sharing your parents. Martha Reeves
The greater the kindred is, the lesse the kindnesse must bee. John Lyly
Family makes a house a home. Jennifer Hudson
Family time is the best time. Carmelo Anthony
Family is a place where love never ends. Debasish Mridha
Family pride entertains many unsocial opinions. Johann Georg Zimmermann
Kindred spirits alone do not change with the changing years. Lucy Maud Montgomery
Family means no one gets left behind or forgotten. David Ogden Stiers
Sticking with your family is what makes it a family. Mitch Albom
No family is perfect, and that's true. None of us are. Tammy Bruce
A family has its own rituals and its own superstitions. Téa Obreht
Searching for our kindred dead isn't just a hobby. It is a fundamental responsibility for all members of the Church. We believe that life continues after death and that all will be resurrected. James E. Faust