Parents Quotes

The children despise their parents until the age of 40, when they suddenly become just like them - Thus preserving the system.
Quentin
Children are natural mimics; they act like their parents in spite of every effort to teach them good manners.
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
Muriel spark - parents learn a lot from their children about...
John locke - parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when...
Herodotus, the histories of herodotus - in peace, children inter their parents; war...

People who lose their parents when young are permanently in love with them.
Aharon Appelfeld
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
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 I was a kid my parents moved a lot, but I always found them.
Rodney Dangerfield
Distrust and caution are the parents of security.
Benjamin Franklin
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
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 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
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
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
Oh, what a tangled web do parents weave When they think that their children are nave.
Ogden Nash
Most of us become parents long before we have stopped being children.
Mignon McLaughlin
Children today are tyrants. They contradict their parents, gobble their food, and tyrannize their teachers.
Socrates
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 first half of our lives is ruined by our parents, and the second half by our children.
Clarence Darrow
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
Parents must get across the idea that I love you always, but sometimes I do not love your behavior.
Amy Vanderbilt
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
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 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
Parents were invented to make children happy by giving them something to ignore.
Ogden Nash
My parents only had one argument in forty - Five years. It lasted forty - Three years.
Cathy Ladman
Hypocrite The man who murdered his parents, and then pleaded for mercy on the grounds that he was an orphan.
Abraham Lincoln
Children begin by loving their parents. As they grow older, they judge them. Sometimes they forgive them.
Author Unknown
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
Children begin by loving their parents as they grow older they judge them sometimes they forgive them.
Oscar Wilde
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
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
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
Those who educate children well are more to be honored than parents, for these only gave life, those the art of living well.
Aristotle
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
Sex is hereditary. If your parents never had it, chances are you wont either.
Joseph Fische
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