Parents Quotes

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
Oh, what a tangled web do parents weave When they think that their children are nave.
Ogden Nash

A. j. toynbee - religion holds the solution to all problems of...
Pope john paul ii - to maintain a joyful family requires much from...
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

Woody allen - when i was kidnapped, my parents snapped into...
We all grew up in spite of our parents. I trust our children will do likewise.
Sandy Farquha
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
We are the people our parents warned us about.
Jimmy Buffett
A Sunday school is a prison in which children do penance for the evil conscience of their parents.
H. L. Mencken
The reason grandparents and grandchildren get along so well is that they have a common enemy.
Sam Levenson
The first half of our lives is ruined by our parents, and the second half by our children.
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
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
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
The children despise their parents until the age of 40, when they suddenly become just like them - Thus preserving the system.
Quentin
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
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
The first half of our lives is ruined by our parents and the last half by our children.
Clarence Darrow
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
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
My parents only had one argument in forty - Five years. It lasted forty - Three years.
Cathy Ladman