70+ Best Family Reunion Quotes: Exclusive Selection

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Famous Family Reunion Quotes

The only thing sweeter than union is reunion. Kathleen McGowan

If you share a common ancestor with somebody, you’re related to them. It doesn’t mean that you’re going to invite them to the family reunion, but it means that you share DNA. I think it’s fascinating. Henry Louis Gates

Family reunion quilted with love grounded by memories. Thompson

As a rule, you see, I’m not lugged into Family Rows. On the occasions when Aunt is calling to Aunt like mastodons bellowing across primeval swamps and Uncle James’s letter about Cousin Mabel’s peculiar behaviour is being shot round the family circle…the clan has a tendency to ignore me. P. G. Wodehouse

Family reunion? We’d all cut each other’s throats for a dime. Marjory Morgan

Nobody has ever before asked the nuclear family to live all by itself in a box the way we do. With no relatives, no support, we’ve put it in an impossible situation. Margaret Mead

When you look at your life, the greatest happinesses are family happinesses. Joyce Brothers

You might be a redneck if your grandfather completely executes the pull my finger trick at the family reunion. Jeff Foxworthy

At the end of the day, a loving family should find everything forgivable. Mark V. Olsen

If you don’t believe in ghosts, you’ve never been to a family reunion. Ashleigh Brilliant

Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in. Robert Frost

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

What greater blessing to give thanks for at a family gathering than the family and the gathering. Robert Brault

Some family trees bear an enormous crop of nuts. Wayne Huizenga

Let us open wide the windows of our hearts, that each family member may feel welcome and at home. Thomas S. Monson

The family. I believe more unhappiness comes from this source than from any other—I mean the attempt to prolong family connection unduly, and to make people hang together artificially who would never naturally do so. Samuel Butler

Family means no one gets left behind or forgotten. David Ogden Stiers

There is no such thing as fun for the whole family. Jerry Seinfeld

Family faces are magic mirrors. Looking at people who belong to us, we see the past, present and future. We make discoveries about ourselves. Gail Lumet Buckley

Reunion after long separation is even better than one’s wedding night. Chinese Proverb

Well, here we are, a family reunion and what a collection. Cabot Barr

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To us, family means putting your arms around each other and being there. Barbara Bush 

Family reunions can be brutal. Our last one, we lost two cousins and a sheep dog. Monroe

In a world of fugitives, the person taking the opposite direction will appear to run away. T.S. Eliot

It is not flesh and blood, but heart which makes us fathers and sons. Friedrich Schiller

Amazing Family Reunion Quotes

After a good dinner one can forgive anybody, even one’s own relations. Oscar Wilde

There’s an awful lot of blood around that water is thicker than. Mignon McLaughlin

I think the family is the place where the most ridiculous and least respectable things in the world go on. Ugo Betti

Honey, driving across town to a family reunion, cooking, cleaning, organizing and budgeting is not fun and *not* a vacation! Yet, it’s what I do with my free time. Beth Newton

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 bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other’s life. Richard Bach

My encounters with racism are sort of second-hand situations where I might be standing around with a group of white friends and someone makes a comment that they wouldn’t make at my family reunion. Wentworth Miller

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

The great gift of family life is to be intimately acquainted with people you might never even introduce yourself to, had life not done it for you. Kendall Hailey

It is no use telling me that there are bad aunts and good aunts. At the core, they are all alike. Sooner or later, out pops the cloven hoof. P.G. Wodehouse

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Perhaps the greatest social service that can be rendered by anybody to this country and to mankind is to bring up a family. G.B. Shaw

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

Happiness is having a large, loving, caring, close-knit family in another city. George Burns

Know from whence you came because if you know from whence you came, there is no limit to where you can go. James Baldwin

Cherish your human connections — your relationships with friends and family. Barbara Bush 

Some family trees bear an enormous crop of nuts. Wayne Huizenga

Ugh, I’d like to go to JUST ONE family reunion where I don’t run into someone I know. Keaton Patti

You might be a redneck if you look upon a family reunion as a chance to meet Ms. Right. Jeff Foxworthy

A family reunion is an effective form of birth control. Heinlein

Family reunions are about uniting the family, bringing together the young and old. Singing and dancing and thanking God, giving him the glory. Thanking him for getting us over. Myrtle

No matter how you feel about your extended family or family gatherings you will be attending. This is because now the ultimate reason for attending family gatherings is for your children to have the time of their lives with their cousins. Little kids love their cousins. I’m not being cute or exaggerating here. Cousins are like celebrities for little kids. If little kids had a People magazine, cousins would be on the cover. Cousins are the barometers of how fun a family get-together will be. “Are the cousins going to be there? Fun! Jim Gaffigan

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Top Family Reunion Quotes

Generations pass like leaves fall from our family tree. Each season new life blossoms and grows benefiting from the strength and experience of those who went before. Heidi Swapp

If minutes were kept of a family gathering, they would show that Members not Present and Subjects Discussed were one and the same. Robert Brault

Important families are like potatoes. The best parts are underground. Francis Bacon

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

Every man sees in his relatives, and especially in his cousins, a series of grotesque caricatures of himself. Henry Louis Mencken

I think the rumors might be true… that their parents met at a family reunion. Roz

When our hearts turn to our ancestors, something changes inside us. We feel part of something greater than ourselves. Our inborn yearnings for family connections are fulfilled when we are linked to our ancestors. Russell M. Nelson

You ought to try surviving one of my family reunions. It’s like having a bowling alley in your brain. Edna Buchanan

Rejoice with your family in the beautiful land of life! Albert Einstein

Santa Claus has the right idea — visit people only once a year. Victor Borge

Some people stay longer in an hour than others can in a week. William Dean Howells

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I’ll never stop dreaming that one day we can be a real family, together, all of us laughing and talking, loving and understanding, not looking at the past but only to the future.  LaToya Jackson

Apparently there was a fire at the family reunion. Lucky for my Uncle Dean, he was not welcome at the event. Walter Peralta

One of the things that binds us as a family is a shared sense of humor. Ralph Fiennes

A food truce, the picnic suspension of oedipal feeling that permits the generations to love each other at family reunions. Karen Russell

Nothing like watching your relatives fight, I always say. Rick Riordan

I don’t have to look up my family tree, because I know that I’m the sap. Fred Allen

One wants to be together with one’s family. That’s what families are about. Aung San Suu Yuki

If you cannot get rid of the family skeleton, you may as well make it dance. George Bernard Shaw

Our most basic instinct is not for survival but for family. Most of us would give our own life for the survival of a family member, yet we lead our daily life too often as if we take our family for granted. Paul Pearshall

Be a storehouse of happy memories. Gretchen Rubin

I love family reunions. Maybe next year we could pass out samurai swords. Doug Solter

Heirlooms we don’t have in our family. But stories we’ve got. Rose Cherin