Parents Quotes

Parents are often so busy with the physical rearing of children that they miss the glory of parenthood, just as the grandeur of the trees is lost when raking leaves.
Marcelene Cox
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

People who lose their parents when young are permanently in love with them.
Aharon Appelfeld
Australian aboriginal elde - you white people are so strange. we think it is...
Pope john paul ii - to maintain a joyful family requires much from...
Trey parker and matt stone, south park, death, 1997 - i think that parents only get so offended by...

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
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
A Sunday school is a prison in which children do penance for the evil conscience of their parents.
H. L. Mencken
Children are natural mimics; they act like their parents in spite of every effort to teach them good manners.
Author Unknown
Hypocrite The man who murdered his parents, and then pleaded for mercy on the grounds that he was an orphan.
Abraham Lincoln
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
Oh, what a tangled web do parents weave When they think that their children are nave.
Ogden Nash
The only reason I always try to meet and know the parents better is because it helps me to forgive their children.
Louis Johannot
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
Children begin by loving their parents as they grow older they judge them sometimes they forgive them.
Oscar Wilde
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 only people who seem to have nothing to do with the education of the children are the parents.
G. K. Chesterton
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
How you lose or keep your hair depends on how wisely you choose your parents.
Edward R. Nida
In the transmission of human culture, people always attempt to replicate, to pass on to the next generation the skills and values of the parents, but the attempt always fails because cultural transmission is geared to learning, not D. N. A.
Gregory Bateson, "Mind and Matter".
The thing that impresses me the most about America is the way parents obey their children.
King Edward VIII
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
Most of us become parents long before we have stopped being children.
Mignon McLaughlin
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
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
We are the people our parents warned us about.
Jimmy Buffett
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
In peace, children inter their parents; war violates the order of nature and causes parents to inter their children.
Herodotus, The Histories of Herodotus
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
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
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
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
From birth to age eighteen, a girl needs good parents. From eighteen to thirty - Five, she needs good looks. From thirty - Five to fifty - Five, she needs a good personality. From fifty - Five on, she needs good cash.
Sophie Tucke
Children begin by loving their parents. As they grow older, they judge them. Sometimes they forgive them.
Author Unknown
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
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
The reason grandparents and grandchildren get along so well is that they have a common enemy.
Sam Levenson
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
John Locke