Parents Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Parents

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Dad is my best mate and I can tell Mum absolutely anything. I really appreciate Mum and Dad. Why are we so close? Young parents, I think. The rock business keeps their minds young.
~By Kim Wilde ~


Spanking and verbal criticism have become, to many parents, more important tools of child rearing than approval.
~By Phil Donahue ~


The only group in America that deserves to scrutinize what we are doing... are parents.
~By Jack Valenti ~


Yes, we do mimic our parents in a lot of ways.
~By Deana Carter ~


I think by the time I was born, my parents had pretty well run the gauntlet with their kids. The novelty had kind of worn off by the time the twelfth child was born. I was lucky to get fed and changed, picked up and taken to school.
~By Owen Hart ~


Psychiatry enables us to correct our faults by confessing our parents' shortcomings.
~By Laurence J. Peter ~


About 1900 my parents came to the United States as children from what was then the Polish area of Russia.
~By Martin Lewis Perl ~


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


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 ~


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


Some children act as if they thought their parents had nothing to do, but to see them established in the world and then quit it.
~By Samuel Richardson ~


I believe Congress has a duty to do so as well; not simply as a body of legislators, but more importantly as a community of friends, neighbors, parents and Americans.
~By Jim Walsh ~


Our parents were musicians.
~By Caroline Corr ~


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


If I could do one thing over I'd have been nicer to my parents.
~By January Jones ~


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?
~By Benjamin Spock ~


We all agree that parents have the primary responsibility of filtering the material that reaches children. However, children are often lured onto websites containing obscene material through the devious manipulation of search engines.
~By Robert A. Brady ~


As a man, I've been representative of the values I hold dear. And the values I hold dear are carryovers from the lives of my parents.
~By Sidney Poitier ~


It is a wise tune that knows its own father, and I like my music to be the legitimate offspring of respectable parents.
~By Samuel Butler ~


I haven't inherited the earth from my parents, I am borrowing it from my children.
~By Mark Udall ~


A boy becomes an adult three years before his parents think he does, and about two years after he thinks he does.
~By Lewis B. Hershey ~


I had one year of struggle. My parents were always there, but I didn't want to rely on them. Now it's moving pretty fast. I'm not rich, but obviously this is fantastic. All I know to do with money is put it in a shoebox anyway.
~By Ben McKenzie ~


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 ~


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 ~


When my parents first arrived there, North Dakota had just been admitted to the Union, and the country was still wild and harsh.
~By Lawrence Welk ~


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


I've been in this business for a long time at my age, I've just turned 30, and I feel like my wife's career is going incredibly well, my kids are happy and healthy in schools, we've both been able to buy a house for our parents, respectively, in the places they live.
~By Ryan Phillippe ~


When I was about seven, I started touring the globe as part of New York's La MaMa theater company - without my parents!
~By Diane Lane ~


Parents are your teachers until a certain point, and if they don't give you love, you'll go somewhere else to find it.
~By Marguerite Moreau ~


I align myself with almost all researchers in assuming that anything we do is a composite of whatever genetic limitations were given to us by our parents and whatever kinds of environmental opportunities are available.
~By Howard Gardner ~


We share responsibility. It's important to have a good spouse; that's where I sympathize with single parents.
~By Hunter Tylo ~


For a while we lived in a tent we'd pitched inside his parents' house and we slept on pillows.
~By Shelley Duvall ~


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


I remind everyone: Whether you school them at home or send them to school, you as a parent have the responsibility to make sure they learn and behave. Teachers and principals may help, but parents are the ones who must accept responsibility.
~By Ernest Istook ~


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 ~


I think women as well as men are concerned about jobs and the economy and spending and, and other issues. They're concerned that when their kids graduate from college they have an economy and they have a future in this country and they, they have the same opportunity that we've had and our grandparents have had.
~By Ken Buck ~


Parents must lead by example. Don't use the cliche; do as I say and not as I do. We are our children's first and most important role models.
~By Lee Haney ~


But we are not going to stand by and go back to allowing people with preexisting conditions to be discriminated against, go back to the situation where people can be thrown off their insurance simply because they become seriously ill or you can't get on your parents' insurance after the age of 20.
~By David Axelrod ~


We never know the love of a parent till we become parents ourselves.
~By Henry Ward Beecher ~


I'm close with my parents. I have a lot of acquaintances, but my very good close friends are few I can count my very good friends on one hand. And that's how I like it to be.
~By Calista Flockhart ~


My parents dreaded the fact that I was changing my life to do this, but I just kept doing it.
~By Jason Mraz ~


As individuals, we are shaped by story from the time of birth; we are formed by what we are told by our parents, our teachers, our intimates.
~By Helen Dunmore ~


My father's parents were carpenters. They were also builders partly. They were painters. And several of them were very, active in the theatre and all such nonsense, you know.
~By Josef Albers ~


The events in the square, of course, made a deep impression on me and many other parents.
~By Vaclav Klaus ~


Part of our responsibility as parents, as adults, is to set examples for children. But we have to like children in order to be really happy fulfilled adults.
~By Bobby McFerrin ~


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


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 ~


It wasn't a secret that I was gay. I'd come out to my parents during my junior year of high school, on the day that I also wrecked the family car.
~By Mary Cheney ~


I feel very lucky because of my parents and then my education, the opportunities that I've had, so I would like to continue working to improve lives for others.
~By Hillary Clinton ~


My parents kept the best aspects of the Asian culture, and they Americanized the family. My mother was a great example for me. She was a working mother with a good career.
~By Andrea Jung ~


Most Indians go into education. Their parents just push them into education like parents in Australia push them into sports.
~By Mahesh Bhupathi ~


The children of believing parents, at least their next and immediate seed, even of us Gentiles now under the gospel, are included by God within the covenant of grace.
~By Thomas Goodwin ~


My parents and my grandfather on my mom's side would travel the earth. They went to Australia and China, and they went to probably every soccer game I ever played.
~By Brandi Chastain ~


I think if we are actually going to accept our generation's responsibility, that's going to mean that we give our children no less retirement security than we inherited from our parents.
~By Carol Moseley Braun ~


While they would have provided financial support if I had needed it, the greatest support my parents gave was emotional, psychological.
~By Judd Nelson ~


I guess you could say I devoted myself so strongly to my music that for awhile I forgot about my family. But I only get one set of parents, and I think I forgot about that for a little while.
~By Lady Gaga ~


I looked at some of the statues of Jesus; they were just stones with no life. When they said that God is three, I was puzzled even more but could not argue. I believed it, simply because I had to have respect for the faith of my parents.
~By Cat Stevens ~


Neither of my parents has been very sensitive about my writing.
~By Robert Morgan ~


While I've lived in L.A. since 1985, I'll always consider Chicago my home town and have much affection for it. My parents and sister still live there so I try to visit as often as I'm able.
~By Douglas Wood ~


I think no matter what you do you go through stages when you play. There was a number of times when I didn't do very well or was tired. It was too much to combine school and tennis altogether. Parents need to step in and say, take a little time off, do something fun.
~By Jana Novotna ~


Parents are often so busy with the physical rearing of children that they miss the glory of parenthood, just as the grandeur of the trees is lost when raking leaves.
~By Marcelene Cox ~


It was just expected that I would go to college. Both my parents are teachers and they tolerated acting, but I was going to go to a school of quality or bust. Which made my downshifting back to acting afterward a little difficult.
~By Wentworth Miller ~


I get bitter, angry and disbelieving and I tell my kids there a lot of idiots out there. I also want them to know that being successful is not the real world - that their parents get treated better because they're on TV.
~By Al Roker ~


No one, however powerful and successful, can function as an adult if his parents are not satisfied with him.
~By Frank Pittman ~


The remoteness of my parents from the schools, so unfashionable today, was often painful for me, but I learned early to deal with an outside and sometimes hard world.
~By Martin Lewis Perl ~


It's up to each person's parents whether they think it's too frightening or too violent, how much their kids can handle, what they want to teach them, what they want to show them.
~By Gina Philips ~


I was born in very sorry circumstances. Both of my parents were very sorry.
~By Norman Wisdom ~


Make no mistake about it: Next to parents and families, our teachers are the most important influence in our children's lives.
~By Kenny Guinn ~


I think my parents where high when they named me.
~By Jolene Blalock ~


I say we have not even had the decency to maintain the assets that our parents and grandparents built for us - our roads, our bridges, our wastewater systems, our sewer systems; by the way, those weren't Bolsheviks, those weren't socialists that built those things for us - much less build the infrastructure we need for the 21st century.
~By Michael Bennett ~


I would say that my parents were supportive of me.
~By Sanford I. Weill ~


The first big break was winning a scholarship to go to Cambridge University. I was very lucky, because my parents couldn't have afforded a university education for me. Without a scholarship I couldn't possibly have gone.
~By Trevor Nunn ~


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


My parents love each other. They work through their problems.
~By Brian Austin Green ~


My parents did not have any interest in music.
~By Maurice Jarre ~


My parents were hippies.
~By Balthazar Getty ~


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


I wasn't being bullied at school at this point. I had a group of friends, and I was isolated because I wasn't communicating with my parents. I wasn't telling them what I was going through.
~By Randy Harrison ~


Children who cling to parents or who don't want to leave home are stunted in their emotional, psychological growth.
~By Dirk Benedict ~


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 ~


The thing you realize as you get older is that parents don't know what the Hell they're doing and neither will you when you get to be a parent.
~By Mark Hoppus ~


I grew up with an artist father, and my parents' friends were also mainly artists or writers, so he connects what I do with his example.
~By Jonathan Lethem ~


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 ~


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 ~


The great medical facilities are a relief for the parents, too, who don't have to think about caring for their young ones on their own for a weekend. They have a great time.
~By Jami Gertz ~


Life was very simple. My parents had come from the North of England, which is a fairly rugged, bleak, hard-working part of England, and so there was not the expectation of luxury.
~By Roger Bannister ~


My parents are both college professors, and it made me want to question authority, standards and traditions.
~By Maya Lin ~


Parents are not interested in justice, they're interested in peace and quiet.
~By Bill Cosby ~


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 ~


But I also like to shower my parents with presents. I bought them a beautiful car and a house.
~By Eva Herzigova ~


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


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 ~


Children aren't happy with nothing to ignore, and that's what parents were created for.
~By Ogden Nash ~


I feel sure that unborn babies pick their parents.
~By Gloria Swanson ~


Both parents were very encouraging - especially my father. My father thought the sun rose and set with me. Neither one had a musical background or any musical talent. They liked classical music, but neither could carry a tune.
~By Gordon Getty ~


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


Without greater support for childcare, parents of young children may be forced to choose cheaper, poor quality care for their children or fail to provide it entirely.
~By Tim Johnson ~


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 ~


All parents should be aware that when they mock or curse gay people, they may be mocking or cursing their own child.
~By Anna Quindlen ~


It is of no consequence of what parents a man is born, as long as he be a man of merit.
~By Horace ~

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March 29 ,2023
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