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If You Were Raised In One You'll Love These Quotes About Italian Families

If you know, you know. Big Italian families are full of vibrant, opinionated people. That's why we thought it would be fun to share with you some of the best Italian family quotes.

Be it your very own special traditions or festivities, you'll find some humor in the accuracy of Italian family quotes. Send them to your Italian family members and you can all love the sentiment behind your lovely family.

Italian Quotes About Family

  • "Chi si volta, e chi si gira, sempre a casa va finire. - No matter where you go or turn, you will always end up at home.- Italian proverb

  • "Amor di madre, amore senza limiti". - A mother's love has no limit. - Italian poverb

  • "La famiglia e tutto." - Family is everything. - Italian saying

  • "Benedici questa casa con gioia e amore." - Bless this house with joy and love. - Italian saying

  • "La casa è dove alberga il tuo cuore." - Home is where the heart is. - Italian saying

  • "Non ci ricordiamo dei giorni, ci ricordiamo dei momenti". - We do not remember days, we remember moments. - Italian saying

  • "Vivi Bene, Ama Molto, Ridi Spesso" - Live Well, Love Much, Laugh Often - Italian proverb

Italian Family Quotes

  • "I eat a little bit of everything and not a lot of anything. Everything in moderation. I know that's really hard for people to understand, but I grew up in an Italian family where we didn't overdo anything. We ate pasta, yes, but not a lot of it." - Giada de Laurentis

  • "I'm very proud of being Italian-American, but people don't realize that the mafia just this aberration. The real community is built on the working man, the guy who's the cop, the fireman, the truck driver, the bus driver." - Chazz Palminteri

  • "I grew up in a food-obsessed Italian family, so food was always front and center in my life. I was a food obsessed person who morphed into a comedian and tired to figure out a way to make fun of my cake and eat it too." - Nadia Giosia

  • "Growing up in an Italian family, you use a harsh tone and 10 minutes later everybody forgets about it." - Elizabeth Edwards

  • "For all Italian people, family is very important. We don't fight with our families." - Domenico Dolce

Famous Italian Quotes About Family

  • Rocky is a poor Italian boy from a poor Italian family, and he appreciates the buck more than almost anybody. He's only got two halfway decent purses so far, and it was like a tiger tasting blood." - Rocky Marciano

  • "Oh, my wife is a wonderful cook. She comes from a food-loving Italian family - her father owned a pizzeria!" - Buddy Valastro

  • "My family was all born in Sicily and I'm Italian-American. They're the real thing. They're authentic Italians, and honestly they're the most open-minded, nicest people in the world and nothing can really offend them. That's the way I think true Sicilians are." - Vinny Guadagnino

  • "I was possessed with a wonderful example of my Italian American family. They would come over and join us every Sunday, all my aunts and uncles and nephews and nieces, and I would sing for them." - Tony Bennett

  • "I come from an Italian family. One of the greatest and most profound expressions we would ever use in conversations or arguments was a slamming door. The slamming door was our punctuation mark." - Mario Batali

  • "My family truly believes they are better cooks than I am. They see me as Giada, not as a celebrity chef. To them I'm just me -- their granddaughter, niece, etc., and they're older and wiser. I like that because it keeps you grounded." - Giada de Laurentis

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