Relatives Proverbs

Sayings about Relatives

Eat and drink with your relatives; do business with strangers. ~ Greek Proverbs

The day your horse dies and your money’s gone, your relatives change into strangers. ~ Chinese Proverbs

In times of need a pig is called uncle. ~ Albanian Proverbs

Vodka is the aunt of wine. ~ Russian Proverbs

Whatever your uncle gives you, take. ~ Lebanese Proverbs

A hundred aunts is not the same as one mother. ~ Sierra Leonean Proverbs

All people are your relatives; therefore expect only trouble from them. ~ Chinese Proverb

A priest is a man who is called Father by everyone except his own children who are obliged to call him Uncle. ~ Italian Proverbs

They call their aunt only when her cucumbers are ripe. ~ Myanmar Proverb

When you are poor, neighbors close by will not come; once you become rich, you’ll be surprised by visits from relatives afar. ~ Chinese Proverb

A near neighbor is better than a distant cousin ~ Italian Proverb

Better one true friend than a hundred relatives. ~ Italian Proverb

Cousins by chance, friends by choice. ~ Proverb

The rich never have to seek out their relatives. ~ Italian Proverb

Relatives are the worst friends, said the fox as the dogs took after him. ~ Danish Proverbs

Whoever gossips about his relatives has no luck and no blessing. ~ Dutch Proverbs

A real cousin is someone who walks in when the rest of the world walks out. ~ Proverb

Men look more like their uncles on the mother’s side. ~ Norwegian Proverbs

If the father marries the aunt, he’s an uncle. ~ Yiddish Proverbs

I against my brother I and my brother against our cousin, my brother and our cousin against the neighbors all of us against the foreigner. ~ Bedouin Proverbs

Your soul to God, your body to dust, your property to your relatives, because thus it has been found written. ~ Maltese Proverbs

Call the bear uncle till you are safe across the bridge. ~ Romanian Proverbs

He whose mother is naked is not likely to clothe his aunt. ~ African Proverb

He said, “My uncle is the horse.” ~ Tunisian Proverbs

An advantage of poverty, your relatives gain nothing by your death. ~ Hebrew Proverb

If relatives help each other, what harm can be done to them? ~ Ethiopian Proverbs

Go to friends for advice; to women for pity; to strangers for charity; to relatives for nothing. ~ Spanish Proverbs

When the mother dies the father becomes an uncle. ~ Tamil Proverbs

Quotations about Relatives

Every man should have aunts. They illustrate the triumph of guess work over logic. ~ Agatha Christie

Memory is a complicated thing, a relative to truth, but not its twin. ~ Barbara Kingsolver

Use the right word and not its second cousin. ~ Mark Twain

The best aunts aren’t substitute parents, they’re co-conspirators. ~ Daryl Gregory

Only an aunt can give hugs like a mother, can keep secrets like a sister, and share love like a friend. ~ Author Unkown

How often we find ourselves turning our backs on our actual friends, that we may go and meet their ideal cousins. ~ Henry David Thoreau

Honest criticism is hard to take, especially from a relative, a friend, an acquaintance, or a stranger. ~ Franklin P. Jones

An aunt is a safe haven for a child. Someone who will keep your secrets and is always on your side. ~  Sara Sheridan

An aunt grows more treasured as time goes by. ~ Author Unknown

All nieces are brilliant and beautiful… and obviously take after their aunt. ~ Author Unknown

A niece is a friend given by Nature.  ~ Author Unknown

A cousin is a sister you never had. ~ Author Unknown

A cousin is a little bit of childhood that can never be lost. ~ Marion C. Garretty

To kill a relative of whom you are tired is something. But to inherit his property afterwards, that is genuine pleasure. ~ Honore De Belzac

Great sisters get promoted to aunt. ~ Author Unknown

God made us cousins, chance made us friends. ~ Author Unknown

Distant relatives are the best kind, and the further the better. ~ Kin Hubbard

Visit your Aunt, but not every Day; and call at your Brother’s, but not every night. ~ Benjamin Franklin

It is no use telling me that there are bad aunts and good aunts. At the core, they are all alike. ~ Pelham Grenville Wodehouse

Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the cousins together. ~ Woodrow Wilson

Cousins from the beginning, friends till the end! ~ Author Unknown

A close relative is one you see occasionally between family funerals. ~ Author Unknown

A very quiet and tasteful way to be famous is to have a famous relative. Then you can not only be nothing, you can do nothing too. ~ P. J. O’Rourke

If a man’s character is to be abused there’s nobody like a relative to do the business. ~ Alexander Pope

A friend who is near and dear may in time become as useless as a relative. ~ George Ade

Cousins are those rare people who ask how we are and then wait to hear the answer.  ~ Ed Cunningham

Cousins are those childhood playmates who grow up to be forever friends. ~ Author Unknown

Cousins are many. Best friends are few. What a rare delight to find both in you. ~ Author Unknown

One loyal friend is worth ten thousand relatives. ~ Euripides

Cousins are different beautiful flowers in the same garden. ~ Author Unknown

Cousins are cool to see, Impossible to Forget and true to your heart. ~ Leo Farno

Aunt ― a double blessing. You love like a parent and act like a friend. ~ Author Unknown

At Christmas, Cousins are the presents under the tree. ~ Karen Decourcey

An aunt makes life a little sweeter. ~ Author Unknown

God gives us our relatives, thank God we can choose our friends. ~ Ethel Watts Mumford

Relatives Proverbs

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