Parents Quotes

Some believe all that parents, tutors, and kindred believe. They take their principles by inheritance, and defend them as they would their estates, because they are born heirs to them.
Alan Watts
Parents were invented to make children happy by giving them something to ignore.
Ogden Nash

From your parents you learn love and laughter and how to put one foot before the other. But when books are opened you discover that you have wings.
Helen Hayes
Clarence darrow - the first half of our lives is ruined by our...
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If a man withdraws his mind from the love of beauty, and applies it as sincerely to the love of the virtuous if, in serving his parents, he can exert his utmost strength if, in serving his prince, he can devote his life if in his intercourse with his friends, his words are sincere - Although men say that he has not learned, I will certainly say that he has.
Confucius
Children are natural mimics; they act like their parents in spite of every effort to teach them good manners.
Author Unknown
Children begin by loving their parents; as they grow older they judge them; sometimes they forgive them.
Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray, 1891
The parent who gets down on the floor to play with a child on Christmas Day is usually doing a most remarkable thing - - Something seldom repeated during the rest of the year. These are, after all, busy parents committed to their work or their success in the larger society, and they do not have much left - Over time in which to play with their children.
Brian Sutton - Smith
In peace, children inter their parents war violates the order of nature and causes parents to inter their children.
Herodotus
Batman You killed my parents. The Joker What What What are you talking about Batman I made you, you made me first. The Joker Give me a break. I was a kid when I killed your parents. When I say I made you you gotta say you made me. How childish can you get.
Batman
Children begin by loving their parents. As they grow older, they judge them. Sometimes they forgive them.
Author Unknown
Children today are tyrants. They contradict their parents, gobble their food, and tyrannize their teachers.
Socrates
The reason grandparents and grandchildren get along so well is that they have a common enemy.
Sam Levenson
Religion holds the solution to all problems of human relationship, whether they are between parents and children or nation and nation. Sooner or later, man has always had to decide whether he worships his own power or the power of God.
A. J. Toynbee
Parents can only advise their children or point them in the right direction. Ultimately people shape their own characters.
Anne Frank, The Diary of a Young Girl
Hypocrite The man who murdered his parents, and then pleaded for mercy on the grounds that he was an orphan.
Abraham Lincoln
When you read about a car crash in which two or three youngsters are killed, do you pause to dwell on the amount of love and treasure and patience parents poured into bodies no longer suitable for open caskets.
Jim
Most of us become parents long before we have stopped being children.
Mignon McLaughlin
Some people surrender their freedom willingly but others are forced to surrender it. Imprisonment begins with birth. Society, parents they refuse to allow you to keep the freedom you were born with. There are subtle ways to punish a person for daring to feel. You see that everyone around you has destroyed his true feeling nature. You imitate what you see.
Jim Morrison
In every child who is born, no matter what circumstances, and of no matter what parents, the potentiality of the human race is born again and in him, too, once more, and of each of us, our terrific responsibility toward human life toward the utmost idea of goodness, of the horror of terror, and of God.
James Agee
The child gets two confusing messages when a parent tells him which is the right fork to use, and then proceeds to use the wrong one. So does the child who listens to parents bicker and fuss, yet is told to be nice to his brothers and sisters.
Rachel Blanchard
When God wants to speak and deal with us, he does not avail himself of an angel but of parents, or the pastor, or of our neighbor.
Martin Luthe
The children despise their parents until the age of 40, when they suddenly become just like them - Thus preserving the system.
Quentin
The first half of our lives is ruined by our parents and the last half by our children.
Clarence Darrow
You white people are so strange. We think it is very primitive for a child to have only two parents.
Australian Aboriginal Elde
The only people who seem to have nothing to do with the education of the children are the parents.
G. K. Chesterton
We are the people our parents warned us about.
Jimmy Buffett
Parents learn a lot from their children about coping with life.
Muriel Spark
The car trip can draw the family together, as it was in the days before television when parents and children actually talked to each other.
Andrew H. Malcolm
Oh, what a tangled web do parents weave When they think that their children are nave.
Ogden Nash
My parents only had one argument in forty - Five years. It lasted forty - Three years.
Cathy Ladman
Parents must get across the idea that I love you always, but sometimes I do not love your behavior.
Amy Vanderbilt
How you lose or keep your hair depends on how wisely you choose your parents.
Edward R. Nida
The thing that impresses me the most about America is the way parents obey their children.
King Edward VIII
Distrust and caution are the parents of security.
Benjamin Franklin
When I was kidnapped, my parents snapped into action. They rented out my room.
Woody Allen
What is the use of physicians like myself trying to help parents to bring up children healthy and happy, to have them killed in such numbers for a cause that is ignoble.
Benjamin Spock
A Sunday school is a prison in which children do penance for the evil conscience of their parents.
H. L. Mencken