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In my case, I was born to parents who were very young, and I don't think they were entirely ready to have a child. My dad was going to college and working two or three jobs at the same time, and my mum was working and going to school.
~By Gillian Anderson ~


That children shall be compelled to receive religious instruction which is in antagonism to the wishes of their parents, is what no man with say sense of justice would suggest.
~By Charles Tupper ~


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


One curious thing about growing up is that you don't only move forward in time; you move backwards as well, as pieces of your parents' and grandparents' lives come to you.
~By Philip Pullman ~


A lot of parents tell their children that if they want to be an actor, that's fine, but they should do something else first, so they've got something to fall back on. It doesn't work like that, as far as I'm concerned.
~By Ewan McGregor ~


The phenomenon of home schooling is a wonderful example of the American can-do attitude. Growing numbers of parents have become disenchanted with government-run public schools. Many parents have simply taken matters into their own hands, literally.
~By Steve Forbes ~


I don't think any child could really be happy between five and eight away from their parents.
~By Tina Louise ~


Parents don't make mistakes because they don't care, but because they care so deeply.
~By T. Berry Brazelton ~


I became almost immediately fascinated by the possibilities of trying out all conceivable reactions with them, some leading to explosions, others to unbearable poisoning of the air in our house, frightening my parents.
~By Richard Ernst ~


My parents sent me to a dance class, so it was a road chosen by them, not me. But I enjoyed it so much I knew I would become a performer.
~By Ziyi Zhang ~


My parents never told us that our great-grandmothers had been slaves.
~By Constance Baker Motley ~


Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
~By R. Buckminster Fuller ~


It was all that stuff about taking your parents' car when you're 13, sneaking booze into rock shows and ditching school with your friends. I could relate to that as a former teenager, rather than as a present parent.
~By Donal Logue ~


We need to make sure parents and coaches are aware of the dangers an on the look-out for the warning signs. Performance enhancing drugs are too damaging to young people for parents and coaches to not be involved.
~By Chuck Grassley ~


The parents have a right to say that no teacher paid by their money shall rob their children of faith in God and send them back to their homes skeptical, or infidels, or agnostics, or atheists.
~By William Jennings Bryan ~


My parents did not have a perfect marriage. It was pretty good, but it was not perfect. My marriage is not perfect. My wife is, but I happen to be imperfect. However, that does not discount the fact that the definition of marriage must be defended and protected.
~By Stockwell Day ~


Sometimes I would like the opportunity to do character-driven comedy and that's really what I was trying to do in Meet The Parents. I think in a way this is a more old fashioned type of comedy.
~By Jay Roach ~


The story about me, apocryphal or not, is that I could sing before I spoke. My parents went into bedroom one day and there I was standing in the crib singing God Bless America.
~By Linda Lavin ~


We're kind of wishing some parents would come back. And of course we're uneasy about the fact that we wish they'd come back - I mean, what's wrong with us?
~By David Foster Wallace ~


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 ~


My parents were liberal intellectuals but even they expected me to stay at home and look after my younger siblings and do the housework.
~By Sara Paretsky ~


The older I grow the more I see the influence of my family on my life. I didn't always see it. It was up to our parents to see that we had our education in a town that hadn't yet realized what racial prejudice was but actually knew and practiced it on occasion.
~By Katherine Dunham ~


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 ~


Whatever talent I had, I'm sure it helped that my parents were in the business and that I grew up around actors, comedians and directors.
~By Ben Stiller ~


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 ~


It is one of the ironies of the ministry that the very man who works in God's name is often hardest put to find time for God. The parents of Jesus lost Him at church, and they were not the last ones to lose Him there.
~By Vance Havner ~


No, like I said, my dad was never really part of the tennis. His involvement around what I did with the tennis and with my mom and my grandparents was really not a part of my life.
~By Jimmy Connors ~


I still speak Czech with my parents because I was born there.
~By Martina Hingis ~


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 ~


We must do all we can to empower parents and communities to protect our youth and to encourage healthy behavior free from binge drinking and other forms of alcohol abuse.
~By Jon Corzine ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


Fits did not go over well in my house. There was a lot of discipline and obedience and you had to be very ladylike. Ladies didn't curse and I still don't curse in front of my parents.
~By Daisy Fuentes ~


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


Because we believe ourselves to be better parents than our parents, we expect to produce better children than they produced.
~By Judith Viorst ~


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


Maybe there is no actual place called hell. Maybe hell is just having to listen to our grandparents breathe through their noses when they're eating sandwiches.
~By Jim Carrey ~


If you're a kid in Southern California, somebody - whether it's you or your parents - somebody throws your hat into the ring and I think everyone had a commercial or two.
~By Danny Bonaduce ~


I have parents come up to me and say, 'I don't know who you are, but my kid wants his picture taken with you.'
~By Devon Werkheiser ~


Our ages ranged from 22, down to 18, and we had a 6 month contract to go to Bogata, Columbia. And of course, it was during the depression, we were still with our parents, and things were still pretty tough on them back in the United States.
~By Martin Denny ~


At the federal level, we must help, not hinder, local school boards, parents, teachers and administrators as they make decisions about educating our children.
~By Mark Kennedy ~


We are all members of a single humanity, inside our hearts we all speak the same language, we all love our children and our parents, we all live in the same world.
~By Marc Forne Molne ~


There are just hundreds of people that have inspired and influenced me in a number of different ways. First of all, you can't forget your parents and all they've done to help you to get here.
~By Michael P. Anderson ~


I was little there were times I wanted my parents to be normal. I wanted them to have a religion. I wanted them to have a job, like the parents of every other kid I went to school with.
~By Gael Garcia Bernal ~


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


Having loving and supporting parents didn't make me feel any better about the possibility of seeing my personal life splashed across newspapers and tabloids.
~By Mary Cheney ~


I have really great, great parents, and they were very supportive of me.
~By Justin Timberlake ~


Don't hold your parents up to contempt. After all, you are their son, and it is just possible that you may take after them.
~By Evelyn Waugh ~


On Halloween, the parents sent their kids out looking like me.
~By Rodney Dangerfield ~


But as for activism, my parents did what they could, given the constraints, but were never involved in the causes I think of when I think of activists.
~By Paul Farmer ~


We owe our existence to our parents, but we actually didn't have a choice.
~By Leon Kass ~


The most important role models should and could be parents and teachers. But that said, once you're a teenager you've probably gotten as much of an example from your parents as you're going to.
~By Andrew Shue ~


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 ~


However painful the process of leaving home, for parents and for children, the really frightening thing for both would be the prospect of the child never leaving home.
~By Robert Neelly Bellah ~


Parents need all the help they can get. The strongest as well as the most fragile family requires a vital network of social supports.
~By Bernice Weissbourd ~


The things I really learned, I learned from watching my parents. They take care of business. Always have.
~By Kevin Eubanks ~


I don't visit my parents often because Delta Airlines won't wait in the yard while I run in.
~By Margaret Smith ~


A Jewish man with parents alive is a fifteen-year-old boy, and will remain a fifteen-year-old boy until they die!
~By Philip Roth ~


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 ~


I don't imagine my parents are too excited about my kind of life. The surrounding weirdness bothers them. Still, I think they're pretty good. Their lives are based on what their friends think, just like ours are.
~By Grace Slick ~


If you want to stay young-looking, pick your parents very carefully.
~By Dick Clark ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Cursed be he above all others Who's enslaved by love of money. Money takes the place of brothers, Money takes the place of parents, Money brings us war and slaughter.
~By Anacreon ~


We write not only for children but also for their parents. They, too, are serious children.
~By Isaac Bashevis Singer ~


I am hoping, though, that many of them have kids, who, when they have a moment to take a break from their iPods, Internet, or Google, will explain to their parents running the country just how the world is being flattened.
~By Thomas Friedman ~


Cloning looks like a degrading of parenthood and a perversion of the right relation between parents and children.
~By Leon Kass ~


More than 1.1 million taxpayers in Pennsylvania will enjoy a lower tax rate, more than 1.4 million married couples will benefit from the reduction in the marriage penalty, and more than 1.1 million parents will have the advantage of an increased child tax credit.
~By Tim Murphy ~


So no, it's not all in the genes, but what isn't in the genes isn't in the family environment either. It can't be explained in terms of the overall personalities or the child-rearing practices of parents.
~By Steven Pinker ~


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 ~


It's interesting, as I said on the last tour in America, the audience actually came out, they had to have been the kind of fans who listened to my music via their parents, you know what I mean?
~By Joe Cocker ~


I'd hope to reach any kid who feels apart from the group - those who seem to be outsiders, who feel different. Kids who want to reach their parents often don't know how to do so.
~By Ellen Muth ~


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 ~


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 ~


Before high school ended, I started applying to college. It really wasn't even a choice because of the brainwashing of my parents.
~By Tatyana Ali ~


Kids today are technologically sophisticated. In many families, they are far ahead of their parents.
~By Rod Blagojevich ~


That thing, 'You must stay together for the kids', is out of fashion but is right. It's not arguing parents that children don't like, it is having one parent.
~By Iain Duncan Smith ~


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 ~


I have a great relationship with my parents. I have not been on lithium.
~By Zach Braff ~


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


Courage is what preserves our liberty, safety, life, and our homes and parents, our country and children. Courage comprises all things.
~By Plautus ~


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


We hope that the elected officials will respond positively to a ground swell of letters, phone calls, e-mails and visits from parents. The law clearly states that the responsibility for giving a sound basic education to our children lies with New York State.
~By Major R. Owens ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


I got a lot of support from my parents. That's the one thing I always appreciated. They didn't tell me I was being stupid; they told me I was being funny.
~By Jim Carrey ~


It's not the physical location of birth that defines citizenship, but whether your parents are citizens, and the express or implied consent to jurisdiction of the sovereign.
~By Phyllis Schlafly ~


It was seldom that I attended any religious meetings, as my parents had not much faith in and were never so unfortunate as to unite themselves with any of the religious sects.
~By Orson Pratt ~


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


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 lost in the second round of the French Open and had 10 days off. I went to the Hard Rock Cafe. It was exciting to be away from my parents, to stay in a hotel. Hotels at 17 meant freedom.
~By Boris Becker ~


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

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