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When I was 14 -years-old, I made this PowerPoint presentation, and I invited my parents into my room and gave them popcorn. It was called 'Project Hollywood 2004' and it worked. I moved to L.A. in January of 2004.
~By Emma Stone ~


After that I couldn't show my face outside. I lost my identity and balance. I was still living with my parents, and they were my only friends. For so many people, this thing with the nurse was confirmation that I must be mad or mentally ill.
~By Mathias Rust ~


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 ~


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 ~


Being an only child and losing both my parents at an early age, I have found that the friends I have made over the years are the people who help me get through life, good times and bad.
~By Fannie Flagg ~


When Richie Cunningham drank too many beers, his parents sat him down and explained their concerns. If you live on this earth, you find out that we are all the same.
~By Henry Winkler ~


A child who has never fantasized about having other parents is seriously lacking in imagination.
~By Fred G. Gosman ~


I don't know what your childhood was like, but we didn't have much money. We'd go to a movie on a Saturday night, then on Wednesday night my parents would walk us over to the library. It was such a big deal, to go in and get my own book.
~By Robert Redford ~


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 ~


I'm still really close with everyone at home and their parents - and their brothers and sisters. I was so, so, so lucky to grow up as part of a community and I don't take that for granted. I try very hard to stay part of it.
~By Jennifer Garner ~


I played basketball to try to get my parents from working so hard.
~By James Worthy ~


When I make a book, I make it for the child and not for the parent - no jokes in it for the parents!
~By Dick Bruna ~


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 ~


No matter what parents do, kids retain their uniqueness.
~By Kirstie Alley ~


Sir Rodin convinced my parents to have me committed; they are all in Paris to arrange it.
~By Camille Claudel ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


My father's parents were Irish. Only a year before my father died, he and I went back to Ireland for a week to look at the old homestead.
~By John C. Hawkes ~


The harder you try to become the opposite of your parents, the more quickly you become them.
~By Doug Coupland ~


My parents used to take me to a lot of theatre when I was young.
~By Lexa Doig ~


Parents provide their children with genes as well as an environment, so the fact that talkative parents have kids with good language skills could simply mean that and that the same genes that make parents talkative make children articulate.
~By Steven Pinker ~


I think because my parents died in their early 50s, mid 50s, I always thought I would die young. And that's been both a useful thing and I suspect something that's haunted me a little bit.
~By Stephen Dunn ~


To have my fan club. I am very proud of doing everything. I try to support my parents, friends and fans. I am also proud of my performing in the visual arts, and motion television.
~By Chris Burke ~


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 ~


Soon after I was born, my parents moved to the South Florida area, and I've lived here ever since (with a few years of living in both Portugal and Brazil in my younger days).
~By Joe Tex ~


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


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 ~


The vision of a nation formed from many different peoples bound together by a common love of freedom was staked out long before our lifetimes or even our parents' or grandparents' lifetimes.
~By Trent Lott ~


My parents were angry, but they were relieved that I was in good condition. They had been afraid the Russians would torture me. They told me not to do it again!
~By Mathias Rust ~


As the proud father of two teens and past Chairman to the Presidents Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, I am committed to educating parents and especially young people on ways to live a long, healthy and active life.
~By Lee Haney ~


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


My parents wished peace upon their firstborn child.
~By Shalom Harlow ~


The outcome can truly determine whether our homes will be destroyed, whether our children will be torn from their mothers, trained as conspirators and turned against their parents, their home and their church.
~By George Smathers ~


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!
~By Ryan Reynolds ~


Parents learn a lot from their children about coping with life.
~By Muriel Spark ~


Chance makes our parents, but choice makes our friends.
~By Jacques Delille ~


Because we employ no professional preachers, it means that every sermon or lesson in church is given by a regular member - women and men, children and grandparents.
~By Clayton Christensen ~


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 ~


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 ~


Most of the time it's the parents who recognise me. They try to tell their kids, 'Look, it's Giselle,' and I say, 'No, no, no, don't ruin this for them,' because I'm usually standing there with my hair sideways and no make-up on. And the kid is saying, 'That is not Giselle. No way. That is some worn-out girl who really needs a bath.'
~By Amy Adams ~


My parents would read those books to me as well but they used to make me starving when I was a kid because they were always eating ham sandwiches with the crusts off and drinking ginger beer.
~By Mike Myers ~


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 ~


From your parents you learn love and laughter and how to put one foot before the other. But when books are opened you discover that you have wings.
~By Helen Hayes ~


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


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


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 ~


Ever since I was a little kid, whenever my parents would have company over, I would put on shows, whether they would be magic shows, singing shows, dancing shows, little skits.
~By Ellen Muth ~


My parents were political, so it's definitely in my bones. Wherever I am, I always seem to get involved with politics. I think, once it's in your bloodstream, it's always there. I love it.
~By Saffron Burrows ~


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


Let parents bequeath to their children not riches, but the spirit of reverence.
~By Plato ~


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


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


The children despise their parents until the age of 40, when they suddenly become just like them thus preserving the system.
~By Quentin Crewe ~


My parents went crazy when they found out that I had gotten the part in Conversations With My Father! I'd never given acting a thought. They were proud of me and very encouraging.
~By David Krumholtz ~


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 ~


Trees Lounge is based on my own life. Both my parents like the movie. My father, of course, thinks it's a masterpiece.
~By Steve Buscemi ~


Between them, my parents had 10 marriages.
~By Lorna Luft ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


I'd just play 'til my hands fell off. My parents would yell at me to stop because they couldn't stand the noise any more! I was terrible! It must have been hard for them to listen to me as a beginning drummer.
~By Randy Castillo ~


You know, my parents have always been incredibly supportive. I'm an only child, so we're very close. There's just the three of us. They're exceptional parents but also great friends. My father was able to take his hobby, photography, and turn it into a beautiful career. So when they saw how much I loved acting, they were 100 percent behind me.
~By Sophia Bush ~


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 ~


Chum was a British boy's weekly which, at the end of the year was bound into a single huge book; and the following Christmas parents bought it as Christmas presents for male children.
~By A. E. van Vogt ~


My parents wanted me to be a lawyer. But I don't think I would have been very happy. I'd be in front of the jury singing.
~By Jennifer Lopez ~


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


As regards parents, I should like to see them as highly educated as possible, and I do not restrict this remark to fathers alone.
~By Quintilian ~


Happy Days was about a family... although the show was shot in the 70s, it was about a family in the 50s. I realized that kids were watching their parents grow up and the parents were watching themselves grow up. That was the key to the success of our show.
~By Tom Bosley ~


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 ~


My parents had very high expectations. They expected me to get straight A's from the time I was in kindergarten.
~By Amy Tan ~


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


Before I was a mom I used to think that parents who worried about their kids watching MTV were just clueless. Now that I'm a mom, I see what the fuss was all about!
~By Martha Quinn ~


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


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 know it sounds crazy, but I have had far more connection with my parents after their deaths.
~By Lynn Johnston ~


Some parents say it is toy guns that make boys warlike. But give a boy a rubber duck and he will seize its neck like the butt of a pistol and shout "Bang!"
~By George Will ~


Our children are not going to be just "our children" - they are going to be other people's husbands and wives and the parents of our grandchildren.
~By Mary S. Calderone ~


I believe that one defines oneself by reinvention. To not be like your parents. To not be like your friends. To be yourself. To cut yourself out of stone.
~By Henry Rollins ~


I've always traveled, as a kid my parents moved me around, a different place in Germany every four years. But I got the travel bug when I was a kid, living in different countries.
~By Dominic Monaghan ~


Because of their size, parents may be difficult to discipline properly.
~By P. J. O'Rourke ~


My parents were founders of the Cuban Communist Party, and I grew up extremely poor.
~By Guillermo Cabrera Infante ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


It is paradoxical that many educators and parents still differentiate between a time for learning and a time for play without seeing the vital connection between them.
~By Leo Buscaglia ~


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 now expect their parents to audition for approval.
~By Mason Cooley ~


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 ~


I was very lucky. My parents raised me in such a way that it never occurred to me that I wasn't equal.
~By Victoria Principal ~


The food is absolutely atrocious, and parents have no idea. Parents are giving their kids three dollars and saying, 'Okay, see you later. Go off to school and have a good lunch.'
~By Morgan Spurlock ~


If my parents had discouraged me, I would have turned out very differently. They raised me in an open-minded, liberal environment.
~By Tom Ford ~


As long as we, again, kind of keep earning the sequels with material and I'm confident Mike can, I'm in. You know I always want to do those. But I also want to keep going in some of the direction as Meet the Parents has.
~By Jay Roach ~


Frequently parents forget that children are people. I don't try to treat Kristen as an adult, but I do try to treat her as a person, with a child's sensibilities.
~By Kent McCord ~


I'm more married to Sandy now than when we were married with the legal document. We're still married as parents.
~By Bobby Darin ~


When you've grown sick of reading and bug-eyed from watching TV, when your friends are all visited out, no words can adequately praise the link to the outside world provided by your parents and family.
~By Lance Loud ~


Talking with other parents really gave me some lessons that I try to hold on to now, as a parent of two boys.
~By Joe Lando ~


Krishna children were taught that in the spiritual world there were no parents, only souls and hence this justified their being kept out of view from others, cloistered in separate buildings and sheltered from the evil material world.
~By Mary Garden ~


My parents didn't treat me as if there was anything in the world I couldn't do, except be unkind.
~By Kristin Hersh ~

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December 5 ,2022
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