“In family life, love is the oil that eases friction, the cement that binds closer together, and the music that brings harmony.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

“Family isn’t always blood. It’s the people in your life who want you in theirs; the ones who accept you for who you are. The ones who would do anything to see you smile, and who love you no matter what.” – Unknown

“A happy family is but an earlier heaven.” – George Bernard Shaw

“The love of family and the admiration of friends are much more important than wealth and privilege.” – Charles Kuralt

“Family and friends are hidden treasures, seek them and enjoy their riches.” – Wanda Hope Carter

“The greatest gift of life is friendship, and I have received it.” – Hubert H. Humphrey

“Time spent with family and friends is worth every second.” – Unknown

“Family is not an important thing, it’s everything.” – Michael J. Fox

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

“Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another, ‘What! You too? I thought I was the only one.'” – C.S. Lewis

“Family is like branches on a tree, we all grow in different directions, yet our roots remain as one.” – Unknown

“The love of family is the greatest blessing life has to offer.” – Unknown COTTAGE SAYINGS AND QUOTES

“True friends are never apart, maybe in distance but never in heart.” – Unknown

“Family and friends are the compass that guides us. They are the inspiration to reach great heights, and our comfort when we occasionally falter.” – Brad Henry

“Family is the most important thing in the world.” – Princess Diana

“The only way to have a friend is to be one.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Family is not about blood. It’s about who is willing to hold your hand when you need it the most.” – Unknown

“Friends become our chosen family.” – Unknown

“Home is where your family is.” – Unknown

“A true friend is one of life’s greatest treasures.” – Unknown

“In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” – Abraham Lincoln

“Family is where life begins and love never ends.” – Unknown