Parents Quotes

Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
John Locke
Distrust and caution are the parents of security.
Benjamin Franklin

The incomparable stupidity of life teaches us to love our parents divine philosophy teaches us to forgive them.
Baron de la Brede et de Montesquieu
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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
The reason grandparents and grandchildren get along so well is that they have a common enemy.
Sam Levenson
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
In peace, children inter their parents war violates the order of nature and causes parents to inter their children.
Herodotus
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
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
People who lose their parents when young are permanently in love with them.
Aharon Appelfeld
We are the people our parents warned us about.
Jimmy Buffett
Children begin by loving their parents. As they grow older, they judge them. Sometimes they forgive them.
Author Unknown
You white people are so strange. We think it is very primitive for a child to have only two parents.
Australian Aboriginal Elde
Children are natural mimics; they act like their parents in spite of every effort to teach them good manners.
Author Unknown
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
The young always have the same problem - How to rebel and conform at the same time. They have now solved this by defying their parents and copying one another.
George Chapman
Those who educate children well are more to be honored than parents, for these only gave life, those the art of living well.
Aristotle
In peace, children inter their parents; war violates the order of nature and causes parents to inter their children.
Herodotus, The Histories of Herodotus
The first half of our lives is ruined by our parents, and the second half by our children. If you lose the power to laugh, you lose the power to think.
Clarence Darrow
The only people who seem to have nothing to do with the education of the children are the parents.
G. K. Chesterton
The educating of the parents is really the education of the child children tend to live what is unlived in the parents, so it is vital that parents should be aware of their inferior, their dark side, and should press on getting to know themselves.
Laurens Van der Post
All conservatives are such from personal defects. They have been effeminated by position or nature, born halt and blind, through luxury of their parents, and can only, like invalids, act on the defensive.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You know that being an American is more than a matter of where your parents came from. It is a belief that all men are created free and equal and that everyone deserves an even break.
Harry S Truman
When I was a kid my parents moved a lot, but I always found them.
Rodney Dangerfield
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
The thing that impresses me the most about America is the way parents obey their children.
King Edward VIII
Oh, what a tangled web do parents weave When they think that their children are nave.
Ogden Nash
The first half of our lives is ruined by our parents, and the second half by our children.
Clarence Darrow
Bias has to be taught. If you hear your parents downgrading women or people of different backgrounds, why, you are going to do that.
Barbara Bush
A boy becomes an adult three years before his parents think he does, and about two years after he thinks he does.
Lewis Blaine Hershey
Parents learn a lot from their children about coping with life.
Muriel Spark
The only reason I always try to meet and know the parents better is because it helps me to forgive their children.
Louis Johannot
To maintain a joyful family requires much from both the parents and the children. Each member of the family has to become, in a special way, the servant of the others.
Pope John Paul II
When I was kidnapped, my parents snapped into action. They rented out my room.
Woody Allen
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
They do not leave home without American Express. ... Blame the moral carelessness that parents pass off as the gift of freedom as they cut their children loose like colorful kites and wish them an exciting flight.
Roger Rosenblatt
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