Parents Quotes

When I was kidnapped, my parents snapped into action. They rented out my room.
Woody Allen
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 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
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A Sunday school is a prison in which children do penance for the evil conscience of their parents.
H. L. Mencken
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.
Quentin Crisp
Parents learn a lot from their children about coping with life.
Muriel Spark
Hypocrite The man who murdered his parents, and then pleaded for mercy on the grounds that he was an orphan.
Abraham Lincoln
In peace, children inter their parents; war violates the order of nature and causes parents to inter their children.
Herodotus, The Histories of Herodotus
Parents were invented to make children happy by giving them something to ignore.
Ogden Nash
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
I think that parents only get so offended by television because they rely on it as a babysitter and the sole educator of their kids.
Trey Parker and Matt Stone, South Park, Death, 1997
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
My parents only had one argument in forty - Five years. It lasted forty - Three years.
Cathy Ladman
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 incomparable stupidity of life teaches us to love our parents divine philosophy teaches us to forgive them.
Baron de la Brede et de Montesquieu
You white people are so strange. We think it is very primitive for a child to have only two parents.
Australian Aboriginal Elde
We all grew up in spite of our parents. I trust our children will do likewise.
Sandy Farquha
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
Distrust and caution are the parents of security.
Benjamin Franklin
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
Children today are tyrants. They contradict their parents, gobble their food, and tyrannize their teachers.
Socrates
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 children despise their parents until the age of 40, when they suddenly become just like them - Thus preserving the system.
Quentin
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
John Locke
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 peace, children inter their parents war violates the order of nature and causes parents to inter their children.
Herodotus
Children begin by loving their parents as they grow older they judge them sometimes they forgive them.
Oscar Wilde
Parents must get across the idea that I love you always, but sometimes I do not love your behavior.
Amy Vanderbilt
Oh, what a tangled web do parents weave When they think that their children are nave.
Ogden Nash
Children are natural mimics; they act like their parents in spite of every effort to teach them good manners.
Author Unknown
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
How you lose or keep your hair depends on how wisely you choose your parents.
Edward R. Nida
Sex is hereditary. If your parents never had it, chances are you wont either.
Joseph Fische
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 boy becomes an adult three years before his parents think he does, and about two years after he thinks he does.
Lewis Blaine Hershey
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