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Motivational Genealogy Quotes and Sayings

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


List Of  Inspirational Genealogy Quotes


“You leave home to seek your fortune and, when you get it, you go home and share it with your family.”

Anita Baker

Genealogy Quotes and Sayings

“A family is the most important thing in the world.”

Princess Diana


“It’s all about the quality of life and finding a happy balance between work and friends and family.”

Philip Green

“Genealogy itself is something of a privilege, coming far more easily to those of us for whom enslavement, conquest, and dispossession of our land has not been our lot.”

Tim Wise


“Family always gonna be there. The material things, come and go.”

Romeo Miller


“Family means no one gets left behind or forgotten.”

David Ogden Stiers


“A family is but too often a commonwealth of malignants.”

Alexander Pope


“The family is not an important thing. It’s everything.”

Michael J. Fox

“Families are the compass that guides us. They are the inspiration to reach great heights and our comfort when we occasionally falter.”

Brad Henry


“Every person is defined by the communities she belongs to.”

Orson Scott Card


Famous Genealogy Quotes


“Without a family, man, alone in the world, trembles with the cold.”

André Maurois


“The informality of family life is a blessed condition that allows us all to become our best while looking our worst.”

Marge Kennedy


“The family is one of nature’s masterpieces.”

George Santayana


“A happy family is but an earlier heaven.”

George Bernard Shaw


“Family, nature, and health all go together.”

Olivia Newton-John


“Family life is not a computer program that runs on its own; it needs continual input from everyone.”

Neil Kurshan

“Family traditions counter alienation and confusion. They help us define who we are; they provide something steady, reliable, and safe in a confusing world.”

Susan Lieberman


“Family and friendships are two of the greatest facilitators of happiness.”

John C. Maxwell


“The family is the test of freedom; because the family is the only thing that the free man makes for himself and by himself.”

Gilbert K. Chesterton


“The family is a transitive property.”

Catherynne M. Valente


Best Inspirational Genealogy Quotes


“The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other’s life. Rarely do members of one family grow up under the same roof.”

Richard Bach


“If you are lucky enough to be a genealogist, you are lucky enough.”

Ruth Padilla


“Families and friends form some of the closest bonds you will ever experience. It is almost impossible for you to lead a happy life without support from these important groups of people.”

Jeffrey Dawson

“Family life contributes immensely to an individual’s happiness. Only in happy home life can complete contentment be found.”

Dorothea S. Kopplin


“Building a family plan with expectations and accountability for all members builds up the family and motivates each person to do their personal best every day.”

Maya Traver


“All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.”

Leo Tolstoy


“The most important thing in the world is family and love.”

John Wooden

“The informality of family life is a blessed condition that allows us to become our best while looking our worst.”

Marge Kennedy


“To us, family means putting your arms around each other and being there.”

Barbara Bush

“You don’t choose your family. They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them.”

Desmond Tutu