Parents Quotes

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
The only people who seem to have nothing to do with the education of the children are the parents.
G. K. Chesterton
Distrust and caution are the parents of security.
Benjamin Franklin
Martin luthe - when god wants to speak and deal with us, he does...
Brian sutton - smith - the parent who gets down on the floor to play...
Ogden nash - oh, what a tangled web do parents weave when they...
We are the people our parents warned us about.
Jimmy Buffett
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
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
The reason grandparents and grandchildren get along so well is that they have a common enemy.
Sam Levenson
Parents learn a lot from their children about coping with life.
Muriel Spark
Sex is hereditary. If your parents never had it, chances are you wont either.
Joseph Fische
My parents only had one argument in forty - Five years. It lasted forty - Three years.
Cathy Ladman
Children begin by loving their parents. As they grow older, they judge them. Sometimes they forgive them.
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
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
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
How you lose or keep your hair depends on how wisely you choose your parents.
Edward R. Nida
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
The children despise their parents until the age of 40, when they suddenly become just like them - Thus preserving the system.
Quentin
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
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".
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
Parents were invented to make children happy by giving them something to ignore.
Ogden Nash
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
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 reason I always try to meet and know the parents better is because it helps me to forgive their children.
Louis Johannot
People who lose their parents when young are permanently in love with them.
Aharon Appelfeld
The thing that impresses me the most about America is the way parents obey their children.
King Edward VIII
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
I think that we have created a new kind of person in a way. We have created a child who will be so exposed to the media that he will be lost to his parents by the time he is 12.
David Bowie
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
Children today are tyrants. They contradict their parents, gobble their food, and tyrannize their teachers.
Socrates
The first half of our lives is ruined by our parents and the last half by our children.
Clarence Darrow
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
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
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