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Parents Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Parents

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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 ~


Heredity is what sets the parents of a teenager wondering about each other.
~By Laurence J. Peter ~


Orphans, dead parents, lonely children at Christmas, morose spoken word recordings, everything you love about the holidays. Move the turkey over so you can fit your head in the oven.
~By April Winchell ~


My parents divorced when I was born, and my mother is a political science professor, like a feminist Mormon, which is sort of an oxymoron.
~By Eliza Dushku ~


Once I took a bus from my home in Maryland to Philadelphia to live on the streets with some musicians for a few weeks, and then my parents sent me to boarding school at Andover to shape me up.
~By Olivia Wilde ~


My father is a chemist, my mother was a homemaker. My parents instilled in us the feeling that learning was the most exciting thing that could happen to you, and it never ends.
~By Rita Dove ~


It's not only children who grow. Parents do too. As much as we watch to see what our children do with their lives, they are watching us to see what we do with ours. I can't tell my children to reach for the sun. All I can do is reach for it, myself.
~By Joyce Maynard ~


There is a real opportunity right now as parents and grandparents to come up with a plan that leaves our kids with something better than we have; that is, an opportunity to own, build, and grow a nest egg of their own.
~By Norm Coleman ~


My parents are really well intended, and I think their way of dealing with things is denial and guilt. Nobody wanted to talk about it. But all I did was blame myself.
~By Teri Hatcher ~


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


Parents should conduct their arguments in quiet, respectful tones, but in a foreign language. You'd be surprised what an inducement that is to the education of children.
~By Judith Martin ~


Turning 30 was when my parents both got cancer and were fighting it and beat it, but their mortality started to get to me. Everything wasn't as hunky-dory like it was.
~By Darren Aronofsky ~


My parents and grandparents have always been engaged in teaching or the medical profession or the priesthood, so I've sort of grown up with a sense of complicity in the lives of other people, so there's no virtue in that; it's the way one is raised.
~By Colin Firth ~


I had a head start in acting. Because of my parents, I had a SAG card, an agent and a recognizable name. But I knew if I screwed up, people would never forget. I'd be dead.
~By Mary Crosby ~


Parents are sometimes a bit of a disappointment to their children. They don't fulfill the promise of their early years.
~By Anthony Powell ~


My parents were both from extremely different backgrounds. My father's Italian, my mother was of Swedish descent. They're both first-generation Americans.
~By Susan Lucci ~


Parents, however old they and we may grow to be, serve among other things to shield us from a sense of our doom. As long as they are around, we can avoid the fact of our mortality; we can still be innocent children.
~By Jane Howard ~


I mean you got to thank your parents for giving you the right genes.
~By Eric Heiden ~


In 1977 we played America and Europe three times, and Japan - my marriage suffered as a result. My then wife took the kids to Canada to be near her parents.
~By Phil Collins ~


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


The kids like to get pictures of me for their parents. They know how proud I am of them-they have a lot more to worry about than my stardom. They are trying to make good choices for their own lives, but this gives them a little fun. They are part of my family.
~By Mark Goddard ~


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 ~


There were many women around. We all had a relationship with each other that was very strong. And all of our minds kind of hooked up. We rejected the society. We rejected marriage because we didn't like what our parents had.
~By Lynette Fromme ~


It's a sad moment, really, when parents first become a bit frightened of their children.
~By Ama Ata Aidoo ~


Scouting ought to be about building character, not about sex. Period. Precious few parents enroll their boys in the Scouts to get a crash course in sexual orientation.
~By Rick Perry ~


Again, I was influenced by my father, who was very much an atheist and took pride in combating the traditional or orthodox forms of Judaism, which his parents and which my mother's parents were very steeped in.
~By Robert Jay Lifton ~


My sister and I were born in San Francisco. When our parents died, we came down here to live with relatives.
~By Freddy Fender ~


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.
~By Vanessa Hudgens ~


My own parents were touchy-feely.
~By Ben Stiller ~


It's different today than it was then. In those days we were strictly amateurs. If I had wanted to stay in for the '80 Olympics, my parents couldn't have afforded it.
~By Dorothy Hamill ~


I try to be careful because technology changes so much over the years. But some things don't change. Kids and parents have disagreements, kids try to manipulate, parents try to sit down with rules and regs. That part never changes.
~By Paula Danziger ~


Neither of my parents would ever stand in the way of any of their children speaking their minds.
~By Ron Reagan ~


I pop gum. My parents get so annoyed with me. I know my dad wishes he never taught me how to do that.
~By Hilary Duff ~


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


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 ~


Most of us become parents long before we have stopped being children.
~By Mignon McLaughlin ~


Our parents came home one day and heard us, and they thought it was the radio, but our grandfather told them it was us.
~By Barry Gibb ~


Parents with meager means have the same aspirations for their children as other parents. Children from poor families have the same needs as other children.
~By Mark Sanford ~


The counter-argument would be, so what if my sexual relationships are superficial, one can still have satisfying and rewarding relationships with friends, or parents, or siblings, or whatever.
~By Chester Brown ~


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 ~


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


The main reason I wanted to be successful was to get out of the ghetto. My parents helped direct my path.
~By Florence Griffith Joyner ~


Both of my parents were musicians.
~By Bryan White ~


My parents were pretty lenient with me. But, they gave me morality while I was growing up. They taught me the difference between right and wrong.
~By Mark Hoppus ~


I haven't actually spoken to my parents since the hurricane.
~By Faith Ford ~


Losing my parents was probably the hardest and deepest blow from which I've had to recover.
~By Marlo Thomas ~


I think it's more and more important to spend time with your children, because it seems to be harder and harder for them to succeed as their parents have succeeded.
~By Dan Marino ~


My parents were determined to move into the middle class.
~By Martin Lewis Perl ~


I think it'd be useful for parents to know kind of what is the culture of an institution.
~By Margaret Spellings ~


I understand them. I understand where they came from, what their lifestyle was there. But my parents didn't push us to be like them. They said do whatever you think right, but remember the important things in life.
~By Ofra Haza ~


Well, when I was growing up it was Ozzie and Harriet on TV - nobody's parents were like that.
~By Liza Minelli ~


My parents were horrified when I told them I wanted to be an author.
~By Lloyd Alexander ~


Parents can plant magic in a child's mind through certain words spoken with some thrilling quality of voice, some uplift of the heart and spirit.
~By Robert MacNeil ~


My parents used to take me to the pet department and tell me it was a zoo.
~By Billy Connolly ~


I can be pretty nasty. Not 'mean' nasty, but nasty by your parents' standards. But not by my parents' standards, because my parents were nasty for their day.
~By Bridget Fonda ~


My whole family actually, but my parents. I had such a normal and amazing childhood. I've been so lucky. My parents are cool and normal. They don't talk about the business and I still have stuff to do at their house.
~By Kaley Cuoco ~


We need to be a leadership position about protecting minors on the Internet and, more importantly, giving the parents the tools they need to protect them.
~By Peter Chernin ~


Kids are all computer-savvy. Sit down and write to your parents on the computer. And just say, I have some questions and I'm scared. There's some stuff I don't know and I really need to talk to you about sex. Tear it off and put it on their pillow. They'll read it.
~By Sue Johanson ~


Not many people know what their parents sound like having sex. It was noisy.
~By Moon Unit Zappa ~


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


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 ~


Playing sport was somewhat frivolous, but I liked it. I rebelled a little bit, and wouldn't go to music lessons and things like that, but I would go and play ball. My parents learned to love it because they saw how much I got out of it.
~By Mike Krzyzewski ~


I wasn't the high-school play queen or anything. And my parents would let not me act until I graduated from college.
~By Gwyneth Paltrow ~


They thought that I was a man with reasonable judgment, so I was never under pressure from my parents; I could do whatever I wanted. I never had a negative word from them, nothing whatsoever.
~By Shimon Peres ~


The people who have recently come to this country to work and better their lives should be given the same opportunities that our parents, grandparents, and ancestors were given.
~By Jose Serrano ~


Every child growing up will look to their parents, my mother and my father. My grandmother lived with us. I picked up quite a bit of family lore and history from her, which was interesting.
~By John Hume ~


There are hundreds of millions of gun owners in this country, and not one of them will have an accident today. The only misuse of guns comes in environments where there are drugs, alcohol, bad parents, and undisciplined children. Period.
~By Ted Nugent ~


I had the luck that my parents educated me in three languages. With my mother I spoke Dutch, with my father Italian, and in the school I learned German. But my host language is Italian.
~By Michelle Hunziker ~


All Asian parents are into your children having a respectable, decent stable job. Acting was unimaginable to my parents.
~By Joan Chen ~


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 ~


Whenever a youth is ascertained to possess talents meriting an education which his parents cannot afford, he should be carried forward at the public expense.
~By James Madison ~


My parents didn't want me to be a regular in a series. I was a working actor from time to time but they thought was a little too much being a star of a series. They wanted me to have a slightly more normal childhood.
~By Harry Shearer ~


My mother, who was professional schoolteacher, was particularly concerned about our formal education and even went so far as to start a private school together with some other parents so that our intellectual needs would be met.
~By Robert B. Laughlin ~


Parents are the bones on which children cut their teeth.
~By Peter Ustinov ~


My parents thought it was nice to develop my imagination, but they never seriously thought that anything would ever come of it. They said that I couldn't be an actress because I would be taller than all my leading men, so I thought I would be a writer instead.
~By Nicole Kidman ~


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 ~


You wouldn't think it would but my parents were really balanced about that. When it came time for me to be out of the house and out on my own they were very supportive.
~By Elmer Bernstein ~


Different parents have different standards for their children.
~By Penelope Spheeris ~


Being a grownup means assuming responsibility for yourself, for your children, and - here's the big curve - for your parents.
~By Wendy Wasserstein ~


I worked with my parents on the stage in production numbers since I was 4, but I never really gave much thought to being a performer on my own until I was 12 or 13.
~By Helen Reddy ~


All possible means were used by the infatuated parents to conclude the bargain; and deception put an end to these usual artifices.
~By Adelbert von Chamisso ~


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


When you're the youngest and the only boy, you get spoilt but you get told you're spoilt so you don't get to enjoy it very much. I was the only man in the house because my parents divorced and my dad moved away when I was 13.
~By Eddie Marsan ~


My parents have a wonderful marriage, for many years. But I can't commit myself for such a long time.
~By Kim Wilde ~


My name is James Edward Franco. Ted is a nickname for Edward. That's what my parents called me. I also got 'Teddy Ruxpin' a lot. It just got to a point where I got sick of it, so when a teacher called out 'James Franco' my junior year of high school, I didn't correct her.
~By James Franco ~


I write to tell my grandchildren where they come from, and what their grandparents were up to, and I hope they will in their own way continue. I invite anyone else to listen in.
~By Arthur Hertzberg ~


I was the kind of kid whose parents would drop him off at the local town library on their way to work, and I'd go and work my way through the children's area.
~By Neil Gaiman ~


People fantasize about being a hero and helping someone in trouble. Batman is that fantasy realized-not just for Bruce Wayne, but for the audience. Inwardly, Bruce Wayne is still an adolescent watching his parents being murdered. That will never leave him. And people really relate to that.
~By Kevin Conroy ~


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 ~


The truth is that parents are not really interested in justice. They just want quiet.
~By Bill Cosby ~


There have been some good studies done in California with Hispanic parents where in the course of a year, they have changed their entire nutritional intake for the better. The kid becomes, in a sense, the bridge between the educational process and the home.
~By C. Everett Koop ~


As is said about most writers: on the one hand all I ever did from when I was a child was read, and I was a loner, which was furthered by my parents and my upbringing.
~By Elfriede Jelinek ~


The reason why parents mistreat their children has less to do with character and temperament than with the fact that they were mistreated themselves and were not permitted to defend themselves.
~By Alice Miller ~


My parents encouraged thought. You'll get through life better if you learn how to think.
~By Holly Near ~


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 ~


My parents encouraged me in everything I ever wanted to do.
~By Charles Kuralt ~


The book grew out of the introduction I did for Brady's Gates of Janus. I knew that the writing in that introduction had a better than average chance of being read by people involved in Brady's life - parents of victims, police, Brady himself.
~By Peter Sotos ~


I went to Marymount College in New York City with a lot of kids whose parents paid their way, and I wouldn't even have thought of asking my parents - they couldn't afford it, not with six kids!
~By Moira Kelly ~


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


Because parents have power over children. They feel they have to do what their parents say. But the love of money is the root of all evil. And this is a sweet child. And to see him turn like this, this isn't him. This is not him.
~By Michael Jackson ~

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