The Best Quotes From 'Modern Family' 

Movie and TV Quotes
February 21, 2020 1.2k votes 87 voters 22 items

The best quotes from Modern Family are both hilarious and touching. The most memorable quotes from Modern Family give the show funny family moments full of heart and humor. Other one-liners from the Modern Family highlight why it’s one of the funniest shows on TV.

ABC's Modern Family is an American television mockumentary family sitcom with funny quotes that keep us laughing, even when they’re a little too real. The show also has a great cast of characters like Phil Dunphy (Ty Burrell), Jay Pritchett (Ed O'Neill), and Gloria Delgado (Sofia Vergara) and of course, they are going to have some great quotes along the way. With that said, which Modern Family quotes are your favorites?

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Dreamers and Realists is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Quotes From 'Modern Family'
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Dreamers and Realists

Cameron: There are dreamers and there are realists in this world. You'd think the dreamers would find the dreamers and the realists would find the realists, but more often than not the opposite is true. You see, the dreamers need the realists to keep them from soaring too close to the sun. And the realists, well without the dreamers, they might not ever get off the ground.

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Nice Compliments is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Quotes From 'Modern Family'
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Nice Compliments

Manny: Please, Luke. I need your help. You're sneakier than me, you're a better liar, you have no moral compass...

Luke: Look, those are nice compliments, but sneaking into one bar mitzvah? Where's the challenge in that?

Manny: Oh, no. There are three bar mitzvahs.

Luke: Now things are getting interesting.

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What Line? is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Quotes From 'Modern Family'
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What Line?

Phil: You know what? You can insult a lot of things about me: my hair, my voice, my balance-board exercises, but don't insult my selling. That crosses a line. What line? Oh, you don't see it? That's 'cause I just sold it.

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Nice Throw, Nancy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Quotes From 'Modern Family'
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Nice Throw, Nancy

Mitchell: I was not the best athlete growing up, and Dad never missed an opportunity to point it out. "Nice throw, Nancy!" Nancy was our neighbor growing up. I could never throw as good as her.

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