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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.

Isla Fisher

When your parents divorce, it makes you grow up fast. I'd urge parents to strongly consider working things out. I'd work things out and I'd definitely stay put.

Charlie McDowell

My parents are in the business - they're actors - so I kind of grew up on a film set, which was a funny place to grow up.

Hailey Baldwin

I'm lucky that I have my family, I'm lucky that my parents are still together. Those are the things that I cherish.

Family Togetherness Luck
Judy Davis

This might be the first generation where kids are dying at a younger age than their parents and it's related primarily to the obesity problem.

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.

Prince Charles

I learned the way a monkey learns - by watching its parents.

Monkeys
Henry Thomas

I grew up in a rural area, I was from kind of a poor family and my parents weren't showbiz people. But going back was strange, and perhaps stranger for the other students.

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.

Life Time Children
Selena

When a child does bad things, the parents are always going to love their child even if they do something bad.

People who are feeling bullied and people who feel like outsiders should talk to their parents and guardians about finding a place with likeminded people where they can feel accepted. That's what I needed, and that's what I found with musical theater.

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.

Macaulay Culkin

I'm doing naughty things, I'm drinking too much, I'm going to clubs. It really didn't matter to me, other than the fact that some parents wouldn't let their kids hang out with me.

I didn't really start doing stuff until I was 8 or so, but I was an extra in a bunch of different movies, and I just really took to it and really enjoyed it. I kind of bugged my parents to give L.A. a shot, and they were just super-supportive.

Movies
Deion Sanders

I always wanted to make sure my parents didn't have to work again for the rest of their lives.

Jack White

My mother was 45 when she had me, so when I was in high school my parents were the same age as my friends' grandparents.

Billy Graham

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

Respect Parenting
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.

Milana Vayntrub

In August of 1989, we arrived in Los Angeles where we had family. With their help, along with that of Jewish resettlement organizations like HIAS, my parents were set up with jobs.

I think a lot of writers, male and female, write as if their parents were killed in a car accident when they were 2, and they have no one to hold accountable. And unfortunately, I don't have that. I have parents who I care about what they think.

Vanessa Hudgens

I've had many nicknames over the years: V, Nessa, Nessy Poo, Nessy Bear and Van. Only my parents call me Van, though, and I hate it. I get embarrassed.

Pedro Pascal

I am a refugee: my parents fled Chile under Pinochet in 1976 when I was 9 months old, and my parents were able to start from nothing and make lives for themselves in the United States.

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.

Henry Ward Beecher

We never know the love of a parent till we become parents ourselves.

Love Parenting
Travis Scott

I feel like everyone just gets constricted by their parents or, just, life.

Linda Evans

I was born in Connecticut. But my parents brought my sister and I to L.A. when-Hollywood, actually, when i was 6 months old.

Kangana Ranaut

I come from a middle class family, and my parents weren't too supportive of my career choices.

Matt Damon

My parents divorced when I was young but I was brought up in two really loving households. I didn't have a contentious relationship with my mom or dad.

Saoirse Ronan

All teenagers want to rebel a little and break away. But I think you are always going to want to go back to your parents for that safety they provide.

Prince William

When I was younger and my parents used to always slap my hand if I was picking my nose or if I was running around screaming I was told to shut up.

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.

Zendaya

I was actually supposed to be a basketball player, not an actress. My parents had me playing basketball on competitive teams when I was in kindergarten. Even though my heart belongs to the arts, I'm a tomboy at heart, too.

A word of advice: your interview is about you. It's not about the school you went to, what you majored in, what your GPA was, or who your parents happen to be or know. Most of that stuff is right on your resume, and it might even have gotten you into the room, but it won't get you much farther.

I was a dancer from a young age. My parents were dancers; we were taken to a lot of ballet as children. It occurred to me that what I liked more than dancing the steps was acting the story of whatever particular performance I was taking part in.

Age Children
Luke Perry

I think that sometimes kids use the show as a jumping off point for talking about things with their parents.

Kangana Ranaut

Money can't buy everything, but it can buy most of it. Because of money, I could give my parents a comfortable life.

Ana de Armas

It's hard to explain to my parents what's going on. You can't compare Hollywood with Cuba. I didn't even know I could dream this.

Patrick Bamford

My parents never let me have everything.

My parents took me to see plays, starting from when I was very little. Oftentimes, I was too young to understand. I don't know what my parents were thinking - 'Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf' when I was eight years old, that kind of thing. So lots of times, I didn't understand what was going on, but I just loved the sound of dialogue.

Sam Claflin

My parents don't have any showbusiness links. They are so far away from it.

Thomas Paine

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

Phyllis Diller

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

Home Children Parenting
Patrick Jake O'Rourke

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

Hailey Baldwin

All my tattoos except my first were not planned. I would just go into the shop late at night with friends and ask for something on the spot. My first is my parents' wedding date. I thought it would soften the blow of getting a tattoo.

Bill Burr

My parents have a ridiculous work ethic; my dad just works, works, works, works, works. I think it would be hard to find a guy who's logged more hours than that guy.

Fred Rogers

Parents are like shuttles on a loom. They join the threads of the past with threads of the future and leave their own bright patterns as they go.

Elizabeth Debicki

My parents were ballet dancers, and I did a lot of ballet, too, so I think I learned quite early on how to hold my body. Although I do recall desperately wishing I was shorter at school.

Jaden Smith

My parents are definitely my biggest role models.

I think anybody over 30 plays parents because it happens in your thirties and so that's kind of a natural progression. But I'm definitely drawn to it. It's probably the most intense, passionate thing that happens to you as you get older.

I started off when I was seven years old doing musicals. I was in 'Les Miserables' and 'The Sound of Music,' and my mum's an actress. My parents divorced when I was young, and when she couldn't find a babysitter, I was in the wings, sleeping.

Henry Cavill

I suppose that when I'm building a character, it's usually related to what their family is like and who their parents are, as well as how I grew up - that nurture side.

Jack Nicholson

One of my school friends' parents owned a minigolf course, and a bunch of us kids would play there all day in the summer. Two-under deuces was a good score.

Samara Weaving

My parents thought if they put me in drama classes, I might come out of my shell. It worked, and I've acted ever since.

David Beckham

My parents have been there for me, ever since I was about 7.

Saoirse Ronan

I've grown up with my parents' music tastes, listening to Fleetwood Mac and the Rolling Stones.

PewDiePie

Dropping the news to my parents that I was skipping my 'dream education' at Chalmers to sit at home recording videos while playing video games was not easy.

Steven Spielberg's name was all over 'Poltergeist,' and 'E.T.' was out the same year, which every single parent took their child to. So despite 'Poltergeist' being a horror movie, I convinced my parents to let me see it. It was terrifying. I guess this says a lot about me as a six-year-old, because I loved it.

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.

Kelly Preston

I thought it was such a unique concept to play parents who happen to be super heroes and have a son who is going through puberty and starting high school.

Jon Bon Jovi

My background's working class. My parents had to work to make ends meet. We don't come from any sense of privilege.

Oscar Wilde

Children begin by loving their parents; after a time they judge them; rarely, if ever, do they forgive them.

Time Forgiveness Children
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.

Dakota Johnson

My parents had some problems of their own that put me in a position of having to deal with very grown-up stuff at a very young age. I needed some help with that, therapy-wise.

Dominic West

My mum's parents were from Ireland, my dad's mum was American-Irish.

Shakira

I want some day to be able to love with the same intensity and unselfishness that parents love their children with.

Love Children

Once you succeed at what you're doing, your parents see that what you were doing wasn't so bad after all, though they'd prefer to see you in a secure lifestyle where you have a contract for years and years, or you have a diploma or degree.

Kristin Kreuk

I didn't play video games because my parents didn't allow it. That was banned from my childhood experience.

Zayn Malik

Our parents are obviously proud, but they're still trying to get used to the fact that we're in a band. I have a feeling my mom would actually like One Direction if I wasn't in it!

Mookie Betts

There wasn't a favorite team or player in the Betts household. I played baseball, day in, day out, and learned the game my own way alongside my parents - Willie and Diana.

Michelle Williams

I don't know what 15-year-old doesn't have a desire to separate themselves from their parents and prove their independence.

Linda Cardellini

I was extremely close with my parents. Breaking away from that is a double-edged sword: It's something you need to do, but it's hard to cut the apron strings.

I just went to your typical public schools, and my dad would take us to the movies every week, or he'd buy scalped tickets to San Antonio Spurs games. I remember I was four or five years old and my parents, who were very young, took us to see The Police in Austin, and Iggy Pop opened.

Police
Gwen Stefani

My parents always pushed creativity on us, but they made it seem like the fun thing to do.

Harry Styles

I miss my parents a lot. I obviously don't see them loads anyway because they live up north. But knowing that they're only a couple of hours away is a lot different than knowing that they're 12 hours away.

Dakota Fanning

I was being groomed to be a tennis player for sure. My grandparents and parents realised I had a natural athletic ability and if I was forced to do it, I could probably do well. But all I wanted was to play pretend.

Shailene Woodley

When I started acting, my parents gave me three rules: I had to stay good in school, stay the kid they always knew I was, and I had to have fun. If I wasn't doing those three things, then I couldn't do acting anymore.

Karen Fukuhara

My parents are pretty open-minded.

I was in a Montessori school. There was a drum circle with all the kids passing around a little bongo drum. I was the last person in the circle, and when it got to me I played 'Shave and a Haircut, Two Bits' - in front of all the parents. Blew the crowd away at five years old.

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.

Shia LaBeouf

No, I come for a hippy lifestyle, it's very open; my parents are both hippies.

Bill Skarsgard

I have three older brothers, and each one of them has chosen one of my parents' education. Two of them are actors, and the third is a doctor as my mother is.

Jake Gyllenhaal

Even as an actor, I think like a storyteller. My parents raised us to look at the script.

David Harbour

I feel like the most human among us are the weirdest among us. Those voices can be the most creative and the most special. You look around at your parents, your friends, your aunts and uncles, and you realize nobody is normal.

Karen Fukuhara

I started karate in middle school when my parents wanted me to babysit my younger brother. He was a little troublemaker, so they wanted me to make sure the class was going okay. I ended up being way more into it than my brother.

Catherine O'Hara

I lived in L.A. for a few months. It seemed like no one there had parents. Or if they did have parents, they would deny it.

Tom Brady

All parents are concerned about their children's well-being. As a parent of three kids, I'm very concerned about their well-being.

Children
Jon Jones

My parents always kept us in the house. We weren't allowed to spend the night at other people's houses. We were sheltered kids.

Dakota Johnson

I'd watch my parents work and think, 'Yeah, I'm going to do that.' It wasn't even a thing. It's the only thing I know how to do.

Rachel McAdams

My parents opened a bank account for me when I was really little, and I think I paid for some of my university education with my savings. I've always been a bit of a saver.

Hailey Baldwin

I think a lot about when times were simpler, when I was still dancing and living with my parents. I really miss living at home sometimes. I get really sad.

Katie Holmes

I got caught kissing. Like by my parents. It was so horrible. It's so embarrassing, I'm blushing.

Vanessa Hudgens

That's actually how my parents met. They were pen pals. My mom was in the Philippines and my father was in the States, and they wrote to each other. He went out to meet her, and they wed not too long after.

I remember telling my mom, 'Mom, I'm gay, but I'm not going to march in a parade or anything.' That's what I was telling my parents and all my friends and everything. I'm gay, but I'm not going to be on a float or something. Cut to five years later, and I was the grand marshal of the gay pride parade.

Jordan Peterson

All things considered, there's nobody better for children than parents.

Children
Tina Turner

In fact, my parents were church people; my father was a deacon in the church.

I've gone skydiving twice. I was terrified about doing it, but I wanted to overcome that. The first time, I did it with my parents and I remember that they had already both jumped out, and suddenly it was my turn. And I thought, 'Well, I don't want to be an orphan,' so I guess I have no choice, and I jumped out of the plane.

Ryan Reynolds

I never took acting classes, but I knew I could do it based on the skill with which I lied to my parents on a regular basis!

Acting
MS Dhoni

I tell my wife she is only the third most important thing after my country and my parents, in that order.

John Krasinski

Luckily, I have two of the coolest parents around. They're so open about having any and all experiences, so they never hindered us in any way by categorizing or judging anything.

Zoe Kravitz

My style is very inspired by both my parents, so we all have the same taste.