90 Fake Family Quotes to Help You Live a Healthier and Happier Life

Fake Family Quotes to Help You Live a Healthier and Happier Life

Dealing with people that drag you down with toxicity and negativity can be bad enough at work or in school.

But it can be even worse when it’s in your family and it’s often or always there close to you.

So in today’s post I’d like to share the best two faced fake family quotes.

To help you move away from fake family members and toxic relationships and start building a better, happier and healthier life starting today.

And if you want even more self-loving inspiration and motivation to restart your life in a healthy way then check out this post with quotes on toxic people and this one filled with effort in relationship quotes.

Insightful Two Faced Fake Family Quotes

“Fear of something is at the root of hate for others, and hate within will eventually destroy the hater.”
George Washington Carver

“People only throw shade on what’s shining.”
Genereux Philip

“Honesty and integrity are the best revenge you can give to fake relatives.”
Samuel Zulu

“Letting go of toxic people in your life is a big step in loving yourself. The strong-minded rise to the challenge of their goals and dreams. The weak-minded become haters.”
Steve Maraboli

“People who love themselves, don’t hurt other people. The more we hate ourselves, the more we want others to suffer.”
Dan Pearce

“Some people think that the truth can be hidden with a little cover-up and decoration. But as time goes by, what is true is revealed, and what is fake fades away.”
Ismail Haniyeh

“People who try to bring you down everyday aren’t important in your life, so you better treat their opinions as such”
Terry Mark

“The only thing more frustrating than slanderers is those foolish enough to listen to them.”
Chris Jammi

“Most people want to see you do better, but not doing better than them.”
London Mond

“Time passes and you begin to see, people for who they really are and not who they pretend to be.”
Scarlet Koop

“Anyone that hates on you is always below you, because they’re just jealous of what you have.”
Miley Cyrus

“If you’re absent during my struggle, don’t expect to be present during my success.”
Will Smith

“If it comes, let it come. If it goes, it’s ok, let it go. Let things come and go. Stay calm, don’t let anything disturb your peace, and carry on.”
Germany Kent

“Love yourself enough to set boundaries. Your time and energy are precious. You get to choose how you use it. You teach people how to treat you by deciding what you will and won’t accept.”
Anna Taylor

Fake Friends Quotes

“An honest enemy is better than a best friend who lies.”
Vandi Tanko

“Everything is fake nowadays, fake relationships, fake feelings, fake friends, even fake relatives.”

“Fake relationships and fake people coming up to me and all of a sudden wanting to be my friend.”
Jason Rifter

“Fake friends and fake family will smile and agree with you. But when your back is turned they will talk shit about you.”

“Share your weaknesses. Share your hard moments. Share your real side. It’ll either scare away every fake person in your life or it will inspire them to finally let go of that mirage called “perfection”.”
Dan Pearce

“Sometimes the person you’d take a bullet for ends up being behind the gun”
Tupac Shakur

“You got nothing to lose. You don’t lose when you lose fake friends.”
Joan Jett

“If you are foolish enough to listen to a fake friend again and again then that’s eventually on you. So make a healthy decision when the truth is apparent.”

“Fake people are like costume jewelry: They look great for a while, then all of a sudden, their true selves ‘shine’ thru.”
Nitya Prakash

“You’ll be surrounded by many so-called well-wishers during your good times but there’ll be only a few ones around you in your bad times.”
Anurag Prakash Ray

“It’s funny how you’re nice to my face. It’s hilarious how you talk shit behind my back. And it’s downright comical that you think I’m unaware.”

“It is necessary, and even vital, to set standards for your life and the people you allow in it.”
Mandy Hale

“Fire false friends as early as possible. Do it before they dig out the dream seeds you’ve planted. The earlier, the better; the quicker, the safer”
Israelmore Ayivor

“When you see the genuine, you don’t deal with the fakes anymore.”
Nima Davani

“Real friends celebrate your wins. Fake friends downgrade them.”
Dan Go

“One of the biggest flaws of people is pretending to be blind to their own mistakes, but do not pretend deaf towards the mistakes of others.”

“Life is too short for fake butter or fake people.”
Karen Salmansohn

“It’s one thing if a person owns up to their behavior and makes an effort to change. But if a person disregards your feelings, ignores your boundaries, and continues to treat you in a harmful way, they need to go.”
Daniell Koepke

“Life is all about losing friends, the people you know. So, just that you get better at finding the ones worth suffering for.”
Mohit Kaushik

“An insincere and evil friend is more to be feared than a wild beast; a wild beast may wound your body, but an evil friend will wound your mind.”

“No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow.”
Alice Walker

“If they do it often, it isn’t a mistake; it’s just their behavior.”
Steve Maraboli

“False friendship, like the ivy, decays and ruins the walls it embraces; but true friendship gives new life and animation to the object it supports.”
Richard Burton

You may also find these quotes on dealing with fake people helpful.

Wise Toxic Family Quotes

“Let go of negative people. They only show up to share complaints, problems, disastrous stories, fear, and judgment on others. If somebody is looking for a bin to throw all their trash into, make sure it’s not in your mind.”
Dalai Lama

“Family is where you’re meant to be most free, don’t let blood chain you down.”
Michelle Meleen

“The black sheep blazes the trail for other family members to follow when they finally see the wolf.”

“Fake families hate you when you are real but will love you with fake love when you conform to their wishes.”
Samuel Zulu

“Real love moves freely in both directions. Don’t waste your time on anything else.”
Cheryl Strayed

“Saying “no” to a toxic family member shows that you understand what family truly means.”

“As important as it is to learn how to deal with different kinds of people, truly toxic people will never be worth your time and energy – and they take a lot of each. Toxic people create unnecessary complexity, strife, and, worst of all, stress.”
Travis Bradberry

“You create more space in your life when you turn your excess baggage to garbage.”
Chinonye J. Chudolue

“Lots of people want to ride with you in the limo, but what you want is someone who will take the bus with you when the limo breaks down.”
Oprah Winfrey

“Pay no attention to toxic words. What people say is often a reflection of themselves, not you.”
Christian Baloga

“A dysfunctional family is not a family at all, it’s a toxic relationship parading as a requirement.”

Helpful Fake Family Quotes

“Controllers, abusers, and manipulative people don’t question themselves. They don’t ask themselves if the problem is them…they always say the problem is someone else.”
Darlene Quimet

“I think most people know when they’re in a toxic relationship – it requires an enormous amount of effort to keep it going, and you don’t get what you want from it.”
Joanna Coles

“Toxic, fake family members can really do a number on you. So shut that down as quick as you start noticing a pattern and instead spend quality time with people who support you and lift you up.”

“Family is supposed to be our safe haven. Very often, it is the place where we find the deepest heartache.”
Iyanla Vanzant

“It’s rare for a toxic person to change their behavior. More often, the only thing that varies is their target and the blame they place. Because some toxic people are difficult to identify, keep in mind that a victim mindset is sometimes a red flag. So, listen when someone talks about their life and circumstances. If the list of people they blame is long… it’s probably only a matter of time before you’re on that list.”
Steve Maraboli

“Like arsenic, toxic people will slowly kill you. They kill your positive spirit and play with your mind and emotions. The only cure is to let them go.”
Denisse Lisseth

“You may feel guilty for leaving your family behind, But you’ll never regret moving yourself forward towards happiness.”

“We don’t get to choose our family, but we can choose our friends. With courage, we can weed out narcissistic people. We can focus on those who do appreciate us, love us, and treat us with respect.”
Dana Arcuri

“People wear masks of lies so that they look attractive, so be careful.”
Muhammad Saqib

“Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you too can become great.”
Mark Twain

“Some humans spend their whole lives making something that isn’t real look like something that is.”
Anna Banks

“Shattered legs may heal in time, but some betrayals fester and poison the soul.”
George R.R. Martin

“Jealous family members can unfortunately drag you and your whole family down. So keep away from them as best you can for happiness and success.”

“No matter how much you love the person, you cannot change them. You may influence them; but at the end of the day, they must decide for themselves.”
Robert E. Baines Jr.

“People may not always tell you how they feel about you, but they will always show you. Pay attention.”
Keri Hilson

“I have found the best way to deal with a toxic person is to not respond in any other way than a monotone voice and a businesslike manner.”
Jen Grice

“My father once said, ‘If you’re in the desert and you’re dying of thirst, are you going to drink a glass of blood or are you going to drink a glass of water?’ I think what he was trying to say, interesting coming from my blood father, is sometimes there are people in your family that can be toxic.”
Nicolas Cage

“Not all toxic people are cruel and uncaring. Some of them love us dearly. Many of them have good intentions. Most are toxic to our being simply because…they aren’t inherently bad people, but they aren’t the right people for us. And as hard as it is, we have to let them go.”
Daniell Koepke

“Surround yourself with positive people who believe in your dreams, encourage your ideas, support your ambitions, and bring out the best in you.”
Roy Bennett

Short Fake Family and Fake Relatives Quotes

“Make sure the lions you roll with aren’t snakes in disguise.”
Genereux Philip

“Fake relatives will give you a fake smile to hide the evil intentions they have against you.”
Samuel Zulu

“If your actions are dictated by who might be watching, they’ll never be genuine – and neither will you.”
Vincent H. O’Neil

“Pay close attention to the people who don’t clap when you win.”
Leonardo DiCaprio

“So much is fake nowadays. Fake faces, fake feelings, fake laughter, fake friends. I hope the future will be more honest.”

“The worst part of success is trying to find someone who is happy for you.”
Bette Midler

“Learn to use the criticism as fuel and you will never run out of energy.”
Orrin Woodward

“Better an honest enemy than a false friend.”
German Proverb

“Feigned interest is worse than brutal honesty.”
Stewart Stafford

“As the mask finally falling and as the true intentions are exposed, believe what you now see about this person.”

Quick and Honest Fake Family Quotes

“Betrayal is never easy to handle and there is no right way to accept it.”
Christine Feehan

“The best way to expose them is to let a major event occur where money is concerned.”
Samuel Zulu

“I hate those who play with the feelings of others.”
Dominic Carey

“Stay away from people who make you feel like you are wasting their time.”
Paulo Coelho

“If you choose bad companions, no one will believe that you are anything but bad yourself.”

“Sometimes it’s not the person who changes, it’s the mask that falls off.”
Mhaj Porras

“Unhappy people can be very dangerous, don’t forget that.”
S.E. Lynes

“There should never be a time you make time for people who waste your time.”
Carlos Wallace

“A friend who stands with you in pressure is more valuable than a hundred ones who stand with you in pleasure.”
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

“I hate fake people. You know what I’m talking about. Mannequins.”
Jarod Kintz

“Find yourself friends who will talk shit to your face but stand up for you behind your back.”
Dan Go

“Stay true to yourself. An original is worth more than a copy.”
Suzy Kassem

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Want even more inspiration for how to deal with a fake family member or a false friend? Check out this post with inspiring quotes about handling envy and jealousy and also this one about cutting people off and out of your life.

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  • These quotes can help you motivate but only if you want otherwise I tried a lot but failed to motivate with these quotes, for motivation I think you may motivate with by remind why you start?