Parents Quotes

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
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
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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
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
Children begin by loving their parents as they grow older they judge them sometimes they forgive them.
Oscar Wilde
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
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 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 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
Sex is hereditary. If your parents never had it, chances are you wont either.
Joseph Fische
Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
John Locke
A Sunday school is a prison in which children do penance for the evil conscience of their parents.
H. L. Mencken
You white people are so strange. We think it is very primitive for a child to have only two parents.
Australian Aboriginal Elde
Most of us become parents long before we have stopped being children.
Mignon McLaughlin
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
When I was a kid my parents moved a lot, but I always found them.
Rodney Dangerfield
The children despise their parents until the age of 40, when they suddenly become just like them - Thus preserving the system.
Quentin
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
People who lose their parents when young are permanently in love with them.
Aharon Appelfeld
When I was kidnapped, my parents snapped into action. They rented out my room.
Woody Allen
The reason grandparents and grandchildren get along so well is that they have a common enemy.
Sam Levenson
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
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
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
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 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
Parents must get across the idea that I love you always, but sometimes I do not love your behavior.
Amy Vanderbilt
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
Parents were invented to make children happy by giving them something to ignore.
Ogden Nash
Children begin by loving their parents. As they grow older, they judge them. Sometimes they forgive them.
Author Unknown
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
Distrust and caution are the parents of security.
Benjamin Franklin
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 today are tyrants. They contradict their parents, gobble their food, and tyrannize their teachers.
Socrates
Those who educate children well are more to be honored than parents, for these only gave life, those the art of living well.
Aristotle
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