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Parents Quotes

Parents give unconditional love that can never be found elsewhere. They are the ones that bring the child into the world, raise him and take care of him without expecting anything in return. The love they shower is irreplaceable and the extent of their sacrifice in inexplicable. It is often said that the child’s behavior often reflects upon the kind of parents that he or she belongs to. Since both the mom and dad have a crucial role in shaping the child’s personality, it is important that we know what the world thinks about parenthood in general. Read the following famous quotes on parenting to know more.

Phyllis Diller

Always be nice to your children because they are the ones who will choose your rest home.

Quentin Crisp

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.

Brian Tracy

If you raise your children to feel that they can accomplish any goal or task they decide upon, you will have succeeded as a parent and you will have given your children the greatest of all blessings.

Cameron Diaz

I have to remind my dad, 'Journalists - no matter how many cigars they smoke with you - are not your friends, so don't talk to them.'

William Zabka

You know, all 'The Karate Kid' fans from the original are parents these days. I think it's a cool thing.

Sundar Pichai

My dad and mom did what a lot of parents did at the time. They sacrificed a lot of their life and used a lot of their disposable income to make sure their children were educated.

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Dan Quayle

I understand the importance of bondage between parent and child.

Alan Watts

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.

Jill Biden

I grew up in Willow Grove, Pennsylvania, with my parents and sisters, but my family would drive every weekend to Hammonton, where both my grandparents lived and where my parents were raised.

Billy Graham

A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone.

Horace Mann

A house without books is like a room without windows. No man has a right to bring up his children without surrounding them with books, if he has the means to buy them.

Patrick Jake O'Rourke

You know your children are growing up when they stop asking you where they came from and refuse to tell you where they're going.

George Santayana

Parents lend children their experience and a vicarious memory; children endow their parents with a vicarious immortality.

Patrick Jake O'Rourke

Even very young children need to be informed about dying. Explain the concept of death very carefully to your child. This will make threatening him with it much more effective.

Margaret Mead

As long as any adult thinks that he, like the parents and teachers of old, can become introspective, invoking his own youth to understand the youth before him, he is lost.

Rita Rudner

I know I want to have children while my parents are still young enough to take care of them.

Gloria Steinem

Most American children suffer too much mother and too little father.

Thomas Paine

If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace.

Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

It is not a bad thing that children should occasionally, and politely, put parents in their place.

Patrick Jake O'Rourke

Everybody knows how to raise children, except the people who have them.

Quentin Crisp

My mother protected me from the world and my father threatened me with it.

Maya Angelou

It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength.

Stephen Colbert

They thought it was warping their children's minds. Which it might have been, but it also took a lot of creativity to play it.

Dave Barry

I believe that we parents must encourage our children to become educated, so they can get into a good college that we cannot afford.

Marvin Olasky

Now that it's officially summer, here's my advice to parents who want to continue teaching their kids during the next two months and learn something themselves: visit Civil War battlefields.

Johnny Depp

Anything I've done up till May 27th 1999 was kind of an illusion, existing without living. My daughter, the birth of my daughter, gave me life.

Quentin Tarantino

My parents said, Oh, he's going to be a director someday. I wanted to be an actor.

Kamala Harris

My parents met when they were graduate students at UC Berkeley in the 1960s. They were both active in the civil-rights movement.

Woody Allen

I don't think my parents liked me. They put a live teddy bear in my crib.

Phyllis Diller

I want my children to have all the things I couldn't afford. Then I want to move in with them.

H. L. Mencken

A Sunday school is a prison in which children do penance for the evil conscience of their parents.

Phyllis Diller

Most children threaten at times to run away from home. This is the only thing that keeps some parents going.

Laurence Sterne

I wish either my father or my mother, or indeed both of them, as they were in duty both equally bound to it, had minded what they were about when they begot me.

Michael Jordan

My heroes are and were my parents. I can't see having anyone else as my heroes.

Millie Bobby Brown

My parents are so amazing, and they've travelled around the world with me.

Lily Collins

I think I've been brought up very well by both my parents. I am very cautious and I think I'm now fit for the world I'm in. They're very much behind my modelling and very supportive.

Michael Jordan

How many times have your parents told you not to do things, and the next thing you know, you go do it? And you realized you shouldn't have done it.

Many a young lady does not realize just how strong her love for a young man is until he fails to pass the approval test with her parents.

When mom and dad don't understand, a sister always will.

Joe Biden

I have 'Parents' magazine in my home.

Now his parents went to Jerusalem every year at the feast of the passover.

A grandmother is a little bit parent, a little bit teacher, and a little bit best friend.