65 Kinship Quotes On Success In Life

These kinship quotes will inspire you. Kinship is a sharing of characteristics or origins.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging kinship quotes, kinship sayings, and kinship proverbs.

Best Kinship Quotes

  1. “Whenever I see an erring man, I say to myself I have also erred; when I see a lustful man I say to myself, so was I once; and in this way I feel kinship with everyone in the world and feel that I cannot be happy without the humblest of us being happy.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi
  2. “Kinship doesn’t come from skin color. It’s in your soul and your mind.” ~ Dave Brubeck
  3. “Because of our kinship in suffering, our channels of contact have always been charged with the language of the heart.” ~ Bill W.
  4. “Acceptance is the truest kinship with humanity.” ~ Gilbert K. Chesterton

  5. “Most beautiful is the sight of those near and dear to us when our original kinship makes us of one mind.” ~ Epicurus
  6. “Whatever you are doing, take the attitude of wanting it directly or indirectly to benefit others. Take the attitude of wanting it to increase your experience of kinship with your fellow beings.” ~ Pema Chodron
  7. “There’s a kinship among men who have sat by a dying fire and measured the worth of their life by it.” ~ William Golding
  8. “True compassion does not come from wanting to help out those less fortunate than ourselves but from realizing our kinship with all beings.” ~ Pema Chodron

  9. “Simplicity means to feel such a sense of kinship with others that we choose to live simply so that others may simply live.” ~ Duane Elgin
  10. “The man who sat on the ground in his tipi meditating on life and its meaning, accepting the kinship of all creatures and acknowledging unity with the universe of things, was infusing into his being the true essence of civilization.” ~ Luther Standing Bear
  11. “There is a kinship, a kind of freemasonry, between all persons of intelligence, however antagonistic their moral outlook.” ~ Norman Douglas
  12. “While there is a lower class, I am in it, while there is a criminal element, I am of it, and while there is a soul in prison, I am not free.” ~ Eugene V. Debs

  13. “Until we establish a felt sense of kinship between our own species and those fellow mortals who share with us the sun and shadow of life on this agonized planet, there is no hope for other species, there is no hope for the environment, and there is no hope for ourselves.” ~ Jon Wynne-Tyson
  14. “Let philosophy resolutely aim to be as scientific as possible, but let her not forget her strong kinship with literature.” ~ Morris Raphael Cohen
  15. “Some claim evolution is just a theory. As if it were merely an opinion. The theory of evolution, like the theory of gravity, is a scientific fact. Evolution really happened. Accepting our kinship with all life on Earth is not only solid science. In my view, it’s also a soaring spiritual experience.” ~ Neil deGrasse Tyson
  16. “A man is happy so long as he chooses to be happy and nothing can stop him.” ~ Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

  17. “It is not our level of prosperity that makes for happiness but the kinship of heart to heart and the way we look at the world. Both attitudes lie within our power, so that a man is happy so long as he chooses to be happy, and no one can stop him.” ~ Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
  18. “Not by way of the forced and worn formula of Romaticism, but throught the closeness of an imagination that has never broken kinship with nature. Art must accept such gifts, and revaluate the giver.” ~ Alain LeRoy Locke
  19. “Know that humiliation does not weaken you, it strengthens you. The more egoistic you are, the more humiliation you feel. When you are childlike and have a greater sense of kinship, you do not feel humiliated. When you are steeped in love with the Existence, with the Divine, nothing whatsoever can humiliate you.” ~ Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
  20. “The big stars I felt a kinship with were never the romantic leads. It wasn’t Steve McQueen or Robert Redford – it was people like Walter Matthau and Anthony Quinn. My big hero was Tommy Cooper.” ~ Alfred Molina

  21. “I think ties are great and Kathy Bates is an actress whose work I’ve admired tremendously over many years, and I feel a certain kinship with her, we both came from an extensive theater background.” ~ Joan Allen\
  22. “If a work of art is a projection of feeling, its kinship with organic nature will emerge, no matter through how many transformations, logically and inevitably.” ~ Susanne Katherina Langer
  23. “Serve others for they are reflections of the same Entity of which you are yourself another reflection. No one of you has any authenticity, except in reference to the Original. Feel always kinship with all creation.” ~ Sathya Sai Baba
  24. “Not till the fire is dying in the grate, Look we for any kinship with the stars.” ~ George Meredith

  25. “Setting … is accident. Either a building is part of a place, or it is not. Once that kinship is there, time will only make it stronger.” ~ Willa Cather
  26. “Your Honor, years ago I recognized my kinship with all living beings, and I made up my mind that I was not one bit better than the meanest on earth. I said then, and I say now, that while there is a lower class, I am in it, and while there is a criminal element I am of it, and while there is a soul in prison, I am not free.” ~ Eugene V. Debs
  27. “In friendship similarity of character has more weight than kinship.” ~ Cornelius Nepos
  28. “The very ritual practices that the New Atheists dismiss as costly, inefficient and irrational turn out to be a solution to one of the hardest problems humans face: cooperation without kinship” ~ Jonathan Haidt

  29. “Not till the fire is dying in the grate, Look we for any kinship with the stars. Oh, wisdom never comes when it is gold, And the great price we paid for it full worth: We have it only when we are half earth. Little avails that coinage to the old!” ~ George Meredith
  30. “I’m from Canada and my wife is from St. Albans, so I feel a great kinship with the Brits.” ~ Jason Priestley
  31. “I feel a kinship with anyone who feels that their road, their life or who they really are is not good enough. I really relate to that.” ~ Baz Luhrmann
  32. “There was brotherhood between people who had fed from the same breast, a kinship that even time could not break. – Amir” ~ Khaled Hosseini

  33. “The Eucharist is the life of the people. The Eucharist gives them a center of life. All can come together without the barriers of race or language in order to celebrate the feast days of the Church. It gives them a law of life, that of charity, of which it is the source; thus it forges between them a common bond, a Christian kinship” ~ Peter Julian Eymard
  34. “The theory of evolution, like the theory of gravity, is a scientific fact.” ~ Neil deGrasse Tyson
  35. “Recognition of this kinship with the rest of the universe is necessary for understanding him, but his essential nature is defined by qualities found nowhere else, not by those he has in common with apes, fishes, trees, fire, or anything other than himself.” ~ George Gaylord Simpson
  36. “The first lesson of evolution was one of conflict. The lesson now is one of kinship.” ~ Holmes Rolston III

  37. “A community is made up of intimate relationships among diversified types of individuals–a kinship group, a local group, a neighborhood, a village, a large family.” ~ Carroll Quigley
  38. “The more uncertain I have felt about myself, the more there has grown up in me a feeling of kinship with all things.” ~ Carl Jung
  39. “Couldn’t we end this interview with what I really want to say? That what the world really needs is a real feeling of kinship — everybody: stars, laborers, Negroes, Jews, Arabs. We are all brothers. If we could end this article saying just that, we’d get down to what we should all be talking about. Please don’t make me a joke. End the interview with what I believe.” ~ Marilyn Monroe
  40. “The safest rule of conduct is to claim kinship when we want to do service and not to insist on kinship when we want to assert a right.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi

  41. “Humans become human through intense learning not just of survival skills but of customs and social mores, kinship and social laws-that is, culture.” ~ Richard Leakey
  42. “I feel a reassuring oneness with other people when I find that even my most intimate, anguished, socially inadmissible emotions and desires are known to others…. Kindred souls—indeed, my selves otherwise costumed—turn up in books in the most unexpected places. Discovering them is one of the great rewards of a liberal education. If I quote liberally, it is not to show off book learning, which at my stage of life can only invite ridicule, but rather to bathe in this kinship of strangers.” ~ Yi-Fu Tuan
  43. “The nature of the universe is the nature of things that are. Now, things that are have kinship with things that are from the beginning. Further, this nature is styled Truth; and it is the first cause of all that is true.” ~ Marcus Aurelius
  44. “She had always known that all lives are in common, rejoicing in her kinship to the fish in the tanks of her laboratories, seeking the experience of existences outside the human boundary.” ~ Ursula K. Le Guin

  45. “Kinship with all creatures of the earth, sky and water was a real and active principle. In the animal and bird world there existed a brotherly feeling that kept the Lakota safe among them. And so close did some of the Lakotas come to their feathered and furred friends that in true brotherhood they spoke a common tongue.” ~ Luther Standing Bear
  46. “Among life’s sweetest blessings is fellowship with men and women whose ideals and aspirations are high and noble. Next to a sense of kinship with God comes the helpfulness, encouragement, and inspiration of friends.” ~ David O. McKay
  47. “I like to think that Einstein would look at string theory’s journey and smile, enjoying the theory’s remarkable geometrical features while feeling kinship with fellow travelers on the long and winding road toward unification.” ~ Brian Greene
  48. “What I really want to say: That what the world really needs is a real feeling of kinship. Everybody: stars, laborers, Negroes, Jews, Arabs. We are all brothers.” ~ Marilyn Monroe

  49. “Man! The most complex of creatures, and for this reason the most dependent of creatures. On everything that has formed you, you may depend. Do not balk at this apparent slavery….a debtor to many, you pay for your advantages by the same number of dependencies. Understand that independence is a form of poverty; that many things claim you, that many also claim kinship with you.” ~ Andre Gide
  50. “I do feel a kinship for sure. I admire those guys who’ve won hat-tricks like Andy, and obviously Kelly who’s won seven, that’s amazing stuff. I think the average surfer thinks it’s amazing. The guys who win our championships, they’re so amazing.” ~ Mark Occhilupo
  51. “Robert Burns in his splendid indifference to rank, and Whitman in his glorification of common things, have points of kinship with him. But to such radiant white heart of child-likeness, it would be impossible to find a perfect counterpart.” ~ Sister Nivedita
  52. “It makes you feel good, man, makes you forget all the bad things that happen to a Negro. It makes you feel wanted, and when you’re with another tea smoker, it makes you feel a special kinship.” ~ Louis Armstrong

  53. “We may feel bitterly how little our poems can do in the face of seemingly out-of-control technological power and seemingly limitless corporate greed, yet it has always been true that poetry can break isolation, show us to ourselves when we are outlawed or made invisible, remind us of beauty where no beauty seems possible, remind us of kinship where all is represented as separation.” ~ Adrienne Rich
  54. “All I can say is, it’s a sort of kinship, as though there is a family tree of grief. On this branch, the lost children, on this the suicided parents, here the beloved mentally ill siblings. When something terrible happens, you discover all of the sudden that you have a new set of relatives, people with whom you can speak in the shorthand of cousins.” ~ Elizabeth McCracken
  55. “There is a beauty in discovery. There is mathematics in music, a kinship of science and poetry in the description of nature, and exquisite form in a molecule. Attempts to place different disciplines in different camps are revealed as artificial in the face of the unity of knowledge. All literate men are sustained by the philosopher, the historian, the political analyst, the economist, the scientist, the poet, the artisan and the musician.” ~ Glenn T. Seaborg
  56. “We are all part of some cosmic pattern, and this pattern works toward good and not evil. It builds and does not destroy. So I shall go on in my search for a race where I can find kinship and happiness.” ~ Henry Kuttner

  57. “That the question of likability even exists in literary conversations is odd. It implies that we are engaging in a courtship. When characters are unlikable, they don’t meet our mutable, varying standards. Certainly we can find kinship in fiction, but literary merit shouldn’t be dictated by whether we want to be friends or lovers with those about whom we read.” ~ Roxane Gay
  58. “Tribes will be defined by social enclaves on the internet, rather than by geography or kinship, but the world will be more fragmented and less tolerant, since ones real-world surroundings will not have the homogeneity of ones online clan.” ~ Jim Horning
  59. “When we fully understand the brevity of life, its fleeting joys and unavoidable pains; when we accept the facts that all men and women are approaching an inevitable doom: the consciousness of it should make us more kindly and considerate of each other. This feeling should make men and women use their best efforts to help their fellow travelers on the road, to make the path brighter and easier as we journey on. It should bring a closer kinship, a better understanding, and a deeper sympathy for the wayfarers who must live a common life and die a common death.” ~ Clarence Darrow
  60. “The healing that can grow out of the simple act of telling our stories is often quite remarkable. Even more remarkably, this healing is not just our own healing, it is the healing of all women. That’s why, as we tell our stories to ourselves, it is also important to share them with others. This sharing brings a sense of kinship, of sisterhood. We understand that we are not alone in our efforts to become conscious, whole, healthy persons.” ~ Susan Wittig Albert
  61. “The continuing, direct operation of the Holy Ghost on those who are called to be God’s children implies, in fact, a broadening process of incarnation. Christ, the son begotten by God, is the first-born who is succeeded by an ever-increasing number of younger brothers and sisters. There are, however, neither begotten by the Holy Ghost nor born of a virgin. . . . Their lowly origin (possibly from the mammals) does not prevent them from entering into a close kinship with God as their father and Christ as their brother.” ~ Carl Jung
  62. “The mathematical facts worthy of being studied are those which, by their analogy with other facts, are capable of leading us to the knowledge of a physical law. They reveal the kinship between other facts, long known, but wrongly believed to be strangers to one another.” ~ Henri Poincare

  63. “Kate Boo’s reporting is a form of kinship. Abdul and Manju and Kalu of Annawadi will not be forgotten. She leads us through their unknown world, her gift of language rising up like a delicate string of necessary lights. There are books that change the way you feel and see; this is one of them. If we receive the fiery spirit from which it was written, it ought to change much more than that.” ~ Adrian Nicole LeBlanc
  64. “I think that Canada is one of the most impressive countries in the world, the way it has managed a diverse population, a migrant economy. The natural beauty of Canada is extraordinary. Obviously there is enormous kinship between the United States and Canada, and the ties that bind our two countries together are things that are very important to us.” ~ Barack Obama
  65. “What made traditional economies so radically different and so very fundamentally dangerous to Western economies were the traditional principles of prosperity of Creation versus scarcity of resources, of sharing and distribution versus accumulation and greed, of kinship usage rights versus individual exclusive ownership rights, and of sustainability versus growth.” ~ Rebecca Adamson

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