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Quotes And Sayings About Parents

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Growing up, mostly in Montreal, I was an only child of loving parents.
~By Rudolph A. Marcus ~


I believe there ought to be school choice, so that parents can choose within the public school system.
~By William H. Gray ~


And there should not be a limit on the creation of new public schools. We ought to expand choices for parents.
~By John Engler ~


My dad was born in Chicago in 1908... his parents came from Russia. They settled in Chicago, where they lived in a little tiny grocery store with eight or nine children - in the backroom all together - and my grandmother got the idea to go into the movie business.
~By Bob Balaban ~


My parents were overprotective because you could get kidnapped and bombs were exploding in the streets.
~By Mia Maestro ~


The problem with children is that you have to put up with their parents.
~By Charles de Lint ~


One of the things that really got to me was talking to parents who had been burned out of their villages, had family members killed, and then when men showed up at the wells to get water, they were shot.
~By Nicholas D. Kristof ~


My parents always encouraged me and I had a good home life. We were always taught to respect things and other people. It's so different today, because children are just not taught the right way.
~By Betty Cuthbert ~


Because my parents, growing up, they worked hard. Everyone in my family woke up early in the morning. I used to see my mother and my father go off to work, and come back and, no matter what, they had time for the kids.
~By Herschel Walker ~


All my jobs have been with food in one way or another since 1948. My parents were in the hotel business, and I just loved the warm hearted people who worked so hard with such good humor.
~By Graham Kerr ~


I think my parents were happy that I'd gone to university and gotten a degree in history so they thought, 'Well if acting doesn't work for him, he can always become a history teacher or something.' Fortunately, the acting worked out.
~By Derek Jacobi ~


Even if we give parents all the information they need and we improve school meals and build brand new supermarkets on every corner, none of that matters if when families step into a restaurant, they can't make a healthy choice.
~By Michelle Obama ~


When I was rising eighteen I persuaded my parents to let me return to Australia and at least see whether I could adapt myself to life on the land before going up to Cambridge.
~By Patrick White ~


I think the number one thing that I find important is the importance of honesty with your friends and your parents, if you can be. But I think that telling people how you really feel, being who you truly are, being safe and taking care of yourself is the most important thing.
~By Emma Stone ~


My parents were second cousins. That is enough to explain all of my peculiarities.
~By Sargent Shriver ~


I own four copies of Robin WIlliams's Live on Broadway comedy special for HBO. One in Wilmington, one in L.A., one in my trailer, and one at my parents' house. I can watch it over and over again and it never gets old. He is the funniest, wittiest man on the planet!
~By Sophia Bush ~


I think it's a mother's dream come true to see it work out that way. Not just the mother, but certainly parents, to know that their children have a very solid moral foundation and religious foundation.
~By Erika Slezak ~


If you put down a list of jobs, doctor, lawyer, janitor, teacher or movie star, everybody would pick the movie star. And why? So you could lie around the pool, drink margaritas and send money to your parents. So that's what I did.
~By Steve Guttenberg ~


My parents were involved in everything I did. They were showbiz people themselves. My dad was an actor. They were parents; they did what parents are supposed to do.
~By Tina Yothers ~


We're parents first, and once you have kids, everybody knows that you have priority lists. Number one is your family and everything else just kind of finds its place.
~By Tim McGraw ~


My parents were laborers so we lived on South Park, which was a low-income region of Seattle. You had a choice - you either joined or formed a gang or you let others bully you.
~By Jack Bowman ~


Charles Laughton signed me to my first movie contract at 17. He later asked my parents if he could adopt me.
~By Maureen O'Hara ~


It is critical that parents and other trusted adults initiate conversations with kids about underage drinking well in advance of the first time they are faced with a decision regarding alcohol.
~By Xavier Becerra ~


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 DNA.
~By Gregory Bateson ~


I think the shape of our bodies has as much to do with the shape of our parents as it does with training.
~By Deborah Bull ~


A lot of parents pack up their troubles and send them off to summer camp.
~By Raymond Duncan ~


We were very rich culturally. One Sunday each month, we would do this thing called Chamber Pots at somebody's house. A classical music group would come over and we'd have dinner. There were thirty people - parents and kids - and we'd sit on the floor and listen to this beautiful music.
~By Kristin Davis ~


One of the greatest titles in the world is parent, and one of the biggest blessings in the world is to have parents to call mom and dad.
~By Jim DeMint ~


Is advertising a profession, like law or medicine? How many new parents clutch their baby to their breast and declare, 'I want this child to grow up to be a media planner'?
~By Jef I. Richards ~


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


A self made man is a rarity and hated by the parasites that floated to fame thought their parents, relatives and contacts.
~By Al Goldstein ~


Every summer, my grandparents would rent a house on Balboa Island. They had the house next to Bob Hope's. I've been going down there all my life, to that whole area.
~By Mike Love ~


The most loving parents and relatives commit murder with smiles on their faces. They force us to destroy the person we really are: a subtle kind of murder.
~By Jim Morrison ~


Parents who wonder where the younger generation is going should remember where it came from.
~By Sam Ewing ~


To be a winner of that, and to fall in the long line of traditional great backs at USC, to have your name in perpetuity, the fact that your parents are like icons... that's the greatest thing.
~By Marcus Allen ~


It's just hard not to listen to TV: it's spent so much more time raising us than parents have.
~By Matt Groening ~


My grandparents knew it was important that I understood Christianity and the Bible. But they never took me to church; they sent me to church.
~By Lee Greenwood ~


I know how sobering and exhausting parenthood is. But the reality is that our children's future depends on us as parents. Because we know that the first years truly last forever.
~By Rob Reiner ~


Parents know how to push your buttons because, hey, they sewed them on.
~By Camryn Manheim ~


It is long overdue for parents to realize they have the right and duty to protect our children against the intolerant evolutionists.
~By Phyllis Schlafly ~


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


I lived in LA for a few months. It seemed like no one there had parents. Or if they did have parents, they would deny it.
~By Catherine O'Hara ~


I'm just one of the kids, and all because the students at Hamilton Heights High School listened to the facts, educated their parents and themselves, and believed in me.
~By Ryan White ~


Can you imagine that Cuba and Europe's youth, who had forgotten about traditional music, who only thought of rock music, are now looking back towards their grandparents? That is a phenomenon.
~By Compay Segundo ~


But, if you observe children learning in their first few years of life, you can see that they can and do learn on their own - we leave them alone to crawl, walk, talk, and gain control over their bodies. It happens without much help from parents.
~By Daniel Greenberg ~


In the 5 years, well over 60,000 American families have been broken apart by the absence of insurance because the only way for parents to get treatment for their children is to turn the custody of those children over to the State.
~By Patrick J. Kennedy ~


Parents should be encouraged to read to their children, and teachers should be equipped with all available techniques for teaching literacy, so the varying needs and capacities of individual kids can be taken into account.
~By Hugh Mackay ~


Education begins at home and I applaud the parents who recognize that they - not someone else - must take responsibility to assure that their children are well educated.
~By Ernest Istook ~


More than ever, we as parents and a nation must do something about the growth of obesity in our children. We must do more than just talk, we must be concerned enough to act.
~By Lee Haney ~


Why do grandparents and grandchildren get along so well? The mother.
~By Claudette Colbert ~


No one can compare us to the apartheid regime. It's not like in South Africa between the blacks and the whites who belong to the same nation, or in Berlin where you find parents living on the eastern side and their children in the western side.
~By Silvan Shalom ~


Distrust and caution are the parents of security.
~By Benjamin Franklin ~


The best part about being friends with your parents is that no matter what you do, they have to keep loving you.
~By Natalie Portman ~


What upset me the most was not that I would die, but that I was letting down my parents. I felt very guilty for chasing this dream career of mine, at the expense of my parents.
~By Linda Vester ~


My parents have been there for me, ever since I was about 7.
~By David Beckham ~


I think some parents now look at a youngster failing as the final thing. It's a process, and failure is part of the process. I would like it if the teacher and the parents would connect more. I think that used to be, but we're losing a little bit of that right now.
~By Mike Krzyzewski ~


Since I was an atheist for many years and came to believe in God through my studies in science, it frustrated me to see students and parents who viewed faith and science as enemies.
~By John Clayton ~


This is what happens when you are on the wrong side of 40. Young adults, who could be your children, are now working with you. I was playing their parents or mentor. I started to think: Oh, I am not part of that group any more.
~By Geoffrey Rush ~


Usually I'll go to San Diego to hang out with my parents if I want to unwind.
~By Mario Lopez ~


From my parents, I learned a very strong work ethic, and all of my brothers and sisters all worked from the earliest days of life right through to the present time.
~By George J. Mitchell ~


Margaret had close links with Geneva where she had spent some years as a student while her parents had been wardens of the Quaker Hostel there and where she had gone back as secretary to Gilbert Murray.
~By James Meade ~


Just look at my face. Its an extraordinary experience. All of my friends who are grandparents have been saying, just wait, a bit cynically, but its just extraordinary. You feel like a child again yourself. Just walking on air.
~By Blythe Danner ~


When I was five my parents bought me a ukulele for Christmas. I quickly learned how to play it with my father's guidance. Thereafter, my father regularly taught me all the good old fashioned songs.
~By Tony Visconti ~


My parents didn't have a lot of money, but we never knew that. They really did the best they could.
~By Dorothy Hamill ~


Both parents supported my becoming a world class athlete.
~By Edwin Moses ~


You know, we were worried that in the UK, there's no anarchy on kids TV. When we grew up kids TV was very anarchic and it was about stuff that your parents would probably object to, if they got to object. And it's gotten very safe.
~By Dave Rowntree ~


Meanwhile, parents, students and teachers all report higher satisfaction with charter schools. People like them. They cost less money. They raise the academic achievement of poor kids. Go ahead, get a little enthused.
~By Maggie Gallagher ~


The Golden Rule of Parenting is; do unto your children as you wish your parents had done unto you!
~By Louise Hart ~


And there was huge numbers of UFOs around my parents home in Kingston.
~By Betty Hill ~


We use our parents like recurring dreams, to be entered into when needed.
~By Doris Lessing ~


Yeah, my parents help me keep my feet on the ground.
~By Rupert Grint ~


My parents were French and Irish and our family even has Spanish blood-and I do so love the United States and consider myself part American.
~By Vivien Leigh ~


My parents are from Manchester but I was brought up in London, Camden Town.
~By Sadie Frost ~


There is only room in the lifeboat of your life for one, and you always choose yourself, and turn your parents into whatever it takes to keep you afloat.
~By Anna Quindlen ~


The only reason we make good role models is because you guys look up to athletes and we can influence you in positive ways. But the real role models should be your parents and teachers!
~By Dante Hall ~


It is commonly agreed that children spend more hours per year watching television than in the classroom, and far less in actual conversation with their parents.
~By Paul Weyrich ~


My current mantra is that sometimes we need teachers in our lives. I never had that in my life, parents and stuff like that; I tried to stay on the outside of them or anybody that had that kind of influence.
~By Taylor Dayne ~


Research and development needs permanent tax credits to build the technology that spurs our growth. But no government programs alone can get America's students to study more science and math; parents must push and help their children to meet this goal.
~By Ernest Istook ~


At NBC I wasn't really sure if the grandparents were going to get my sense of humor on a particular topic.
~By Tabitha Soren ~


I know people think we drive around in these nice cars and we do whatever we want and our parents will pay our credit cards, but that's not the case. Sure, my parents were generous; I got a nice car at 16, but at 18 I was cut off. I've worked really hard. I opened the store myself.
~By Kim Kardashian ~


My parents didn't really understand too much about sport. At that time, we were in a Polish community in the inner city of Chicago, and I was the youngest of a bunch of cousins. Polish families are real big, with cousins and aunts and uncles.
~By Mike Krzyzewski ~


My parents told me I would become a doctor and then in my spare time I would become a concert pianist. So, both my day job and my spare time were sort of taken care of.
~By Amy Tan ~


The reason why the Son of God took upon him our nature, was, the fall of our first parents.
~By George Whitefield ~


I could tell that my parents hated me. My bath toys were a toaster and a radio.
~By Rodney Dangerfield ~


And friends of mine that had photography class in high school would develop the film and make prints and I'd take them back to the track and give 'em away or try and sell them. Much to my parents' dismay, I majored in photography in college.
~By John Sexton ~


Is there a doctor in the house? My parents want me to marry you.
~By Wendy Liebman ~


My parents, and especially my mother, encouraged by the director of the local school which I was attending, wanted in spite of everything to send me to a National School of Arts and Crafts so that I could later become an engineer.
~By Leon Jouhaux ~


From birth to age 18 a girl needs good parents. From 18 to 35 she needs good looks. From 35 to 55 she needs a good personality. From 55 on, she needs good cash.
~By Sophie Tucker ~


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.
~By Kelly Preston ~


I think what my parents did was perfect. They were strict, concerned about my safety and held me back just a little.
~By Dan O'Brien ~


A person like myself, born and raised in the inner city of Atlanta, Georgia, to lower-middle-class parents. But I had the opportunity to get an education, to go and earn a commission in the United States Army, to serve for 22 years, to lead men and women in combat.
~By Allen West ~


Some twins feel like they need to compare themselves to each other, but we're not that way. That's because of my parents, though, and having six kids in the family.
~By Ashley Olsen ~


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.
~By Jodie Foster ~


The education of my brother and myself was of paramount importance to my parents, and in addition to their strong encouragement, they were prepared to make any sacrifice to further our intellectual development.
~By Jerome Isaac Friedman ~


Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands.
~By Anne Frank ~


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.
~By Fred Rogers ~


My parents were working in a hospital in Memphis. But I didn't live there for any length of time that I remember. The first thing I remember is the town in Mississippi that I live in now, Charleston.
~By Morgan Freeman ~


Most children turn out badly because they have the wrong parental image. This doesn't mean their parents are criminal. It means they are boring and cruel.
~By Hedy Lamarr ~


The reason grandparents and grandchildren get along so well is that they have a common enemy.
~By Sam Levenson ~


We have managed to acquire $13 trillion of debt on our balance sheet. In my view we have nothing to show for it. We haven't invested in our roads, our bridges, our waste-water systems, our sewer systems. We haven't even maintained the assets that our parents and grandparents built for us.
~By Michael Bennett ~

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March 2 ,2021
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