Parents Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Parents

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Love, it has been said, flows downward. The love of parents for their children has always been far more powerful than that of children for their parents; and who among the sons of men ever loved God with a thousandth part of the love which God has manifested to us?
~By Augustus Hare ~


My parents gave me stability and a belief in myself and in all the possibilities life has to offer. I was told the only limitations I would ever face were those I placed upon myself.
~By Dionne Warwick ~


In this country, it doesn't make any difference where you were born. It doesn't make any difference who your parents were. It doesn't make any difference if, like me, you couldn't even speak English until you were in your twenties.
~By Arnold Schwarzenegger ~


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


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 will always be the way I was a couple years ago before anything happened. And that's to my parents' credit, my amazing parents who have been around me my whole life and raised me right. I'm very happy with what has happened so far.
~By Kaley Cuoco ~


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


The last two years with the Eagles were pretty intense times. There was a lot of drinking and we were all getting high a lot. My parents were relieved when I got off the Eagles treadmill.
~By Glenn Frey ~


I belong to a specific category of writers, those who speak and write in a language different from that of their parents.
~By Tahar Ben Jelloun ~


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 ~


My parents discussed singing every night over the dinner table; I had a tremendous music education.
~By Renee Fleming ~


Mysteries, like the Masonic rites, are ones parents and elders are sworn not to reveal to the uninitiated, which include all children. And so we sought for signs.
~By Anthony Hecht ~


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 ~


I think happiness comes from self-acceptance. We all try different things, and we find some comfortable sense of who we are. We look at our parents and learn and grow and move on. We change.
~By Jamie Lee Curtis ~


David Stern should get with the mothers of the NBA and let the moms decide what the dress code should be. I asked my mother if I could wear a chain, and she told me yeah. So I do stuff that my parents allow me to do.
~By Shaquille O'Neal ~


I think my parents see my life now as very conservative.
~By Radha Mitchell ~


Nobody can do for little children what grandparents do. Grandparents sort of sprinkle stardust over the lives of little children.
~By Alex Haley ~


My parents were born in Norfolk and spent their early years working in the big houses of that rural English county, my mother as a cook and my father as a handyman and chauffeur.
~By Paul Nurse ~


1988 I also received from the city of Vienna the cross of honour for art and science. These titles and the various honors mean a great deal to me, most of all for the reason that they would mean a great deal to my parents too.
~By Leon Askin ~


I believe my readers are crazy about their parents and want to be just like them when they grow up.
~By Caroline B. Cooney ~


Even now, my husband Jerry, our son Matthew and I live only five minutes away from my parents home, and my brothers live about ten minutes away. It's been great having such a supportive family.
~By Nancy Kerrigan ~


My parents came to the United States in the early years of this century as part of a wave of Russian Jewish immigrants seeking freedom and opportunity in the New World.
~By Daniel Nathans ~


You can do and use the skills that you have. The schools need you. The teachers need you. Students and parents need you. They need your actual person: your physical personhood and your open minds and open ears and boundless compassion, sitting next to them, listening and nodding and asking questions for hours at a time.
~By Dave Eggers ~


Our parents decided not to teach us Chinese. It was an era when they felt we would be better off if we didn't have that complication.
~By Maya Lin ~


I didn't have parents, so I lived in people's homes... And because I grew up with no parental role models, I learned to become my own friend, eventually my own father and my own mother.
~By John Lone ~


I have three sons, a husband, parents, and I'll fight and get angry, but what is very important that I have found as I've matured, is that I have to move on.
~By Jami Gertz ~


Catholic schools in our Nation's education have been paramount in teaching the values that we as parents seek to instill in our children.
~By Joe Baca ~


My parents felt that acting was far too insecure. Don't ask me what made them think that painting would be more secure.
~By John Hurt ~


And yes, the Homesteaders, including my grandparents who left behind almost nothing, and arrived in Montana with nothing but the clothes on their back, high hopes, faith in God and dreaming of the future.
~By Brian Schweitzer ~


The film is about Joe discovering who his mother and father are and his relationship with them, and the identity crisis he goes through once he finds out who his parents are.
~By Christopher Eccleston ~


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 ~


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


I am the slave of my baptism. Parents, you have caused my misfortune, and you have caused your own.
~By Arthur Rimbaud ~


So much is asked of parents, and so little is given.
~By Virginia Satir ~


The fate of a child is in the hands of his parents.
~By Shinichi Suzuki ~


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


When they asked Jack Benny to do something for the Actor's Orphanage - he shot both his parents and moved in.
~By Bob Hope ~


Parents don't need government to raise their kids. That's their job. But government can help them protect their children from influences they may not want their kids exposed to.
~By Rod Blagojevich ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


It was a lot of fun being a child actress. It suited me. I don't think it suits everybody, but I was in it because I had a passion, not because my parents wanted me to make money. If other kids want to do it, and they really like acting, go for it.
~By Alanna Ubach ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


The monsters of our childhood do not fade away, neither are they ever wholly monstrous. But neither, in my experience, do we ever reach a plane of detachment regarding our parents, however wise and old we may become. To pretend otherwise is to cheat.
~By John le Carre ~


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


Not hippie - my parents were not hippies - but they were very supportive and encouraging, and that does a lot for someone, and it gives them a lot of confidence.
~By Jenna Elfman ~


There couldn't be better parents than mine, loving yet strict. They disciplined with love. A child without discipline is, in away, a lost child. You cannot have freedom without discipline.
~By Ricardo Montalban ~


Parents like the idea of kids, they just don't like their kids.
~By Morley Safer ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Since it's based on my parents, it's more emotionally close to me than some of my more surreal plays. And then I like the balance of the comic and the sad. It should play as funny, but you should care about the characters and feel sad for them.
~By Christopher Durang ~


Parents are key when it comes to keeping kids off drugs. Good parenting is the best anti-drug we have.
~By Mel Carnahan ~


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


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


My parents were very supportive. They went to every show. And they never told me not to do what I was doing.
~By Annette Bening ~


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


That's the funniest thing about portraying certain things on screen, sitting next to your parents and they get to see this glimpse of me kissing another guy.
~By Kate Bosworth ~


I made a supreme effort not to do that thing that parents do, which is to bore people without children to death by going on and on about how funny their children are, so there's none of that hopefully.
~By Jo Brand ~


I did start reading quite young but I was always read to by my parents, who are both actors. Bedtime stories from when I was about two/three to when I was about 15. In fact they didn't stop until I eventually kind of kicked them out of my bedroom.
~By Samuel West ~


The fact is, my parents loved me, and I wanted to be worthy of their love. I wanted to make them proud.
~By Michael Bergin ~


My parents had a wonderful marriage, but it was a very dependent relationship. My mother was entirely dependent on my father because that's how it was in those days.
~By Erika Slezak ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Little League baseball is a very good thing because it keeps the parents off the streets.
~By Yogi Berra ~


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


Eating disorders can have serious medical and psychological consequences which, left unchecked, can kill. Parents should address this issue and ask their children to discuss how they feel about themselves.
~By Tipper Gore ~


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 ~


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


Parents don't understand kids and kids don't understand parents. My parents were divorced when I was really young and I went to live with my dad.
~By Mark Hoppus ~


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 ~


My parents never pressured me to skate. They always said I could quit if I wanted to. They only expected me to skate when they had already paid for the expensive lessons. But, otherwise they said I could do what I wanted to do.
~By Nancy Kerrigan ~


My parents regarded school teachers as higher beings, as did many immigrants.
~By Martin Lewis Perl ~


Parents can make us distrust ourselves. To them, we seem always to be works-in-progress.
~By Frank Pittman ~


I enjoyed my grandparents very much. My mother and father would always allow me to stay with them.
~By Dominic Chianese ~


Parents sometimes make not those allowances for youth, which, when young, they wished to be made for themselves.
~By Samuel Richardson ~


I think like any marriage, especially when you've had divorced parents like myself; you want to try even harder to make it work.
~By Princess Diana ~


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 ~


Parents look at me like I'm somebody pretty important, and say, We were raised on your characters, and now we're enjoying them all over again with our children.
~By Joseph Barbera ~


Like all parents, my husband and I just do the best we can, hold our breath and hope we've set aside enough money for our kid's therapy.
~By Michelle Pfeiffer ~


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 ~


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


I think it is that parents just don't kick their kids out the door as much as they used to. I think the demise of sandlot sports has had a lot to do with it.
~By Frank Shorter ~


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 ~


Thousands of kids and parents come up to us and say, How do we get better as a singer?
~By Paula Abdul ~


'Handsome' means many things to many people. If people consider me handsome, I feel flattered - and have my parents to thank for it. Realistically, it doesn't hurt to be good-looking, especially in this business.
~By Richard Chamberlain ~


As a person, he was wonderful. He really was a great person. He was full of life. He had a great sense of humor. Very talented, of course, but very caring to his parents. There was a very endearing quality about Elvis.
~By Priscilla Presley ~


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 ~


I've inherited a sense of that loss from my parents because it was so palpable all the time while I was growing up, the sense of what my parents had sacrificed in moving to the United States, and yet at the same time, building a life here and all that that entailed.
~By Jhumpa Lahiri ~


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 ~


My parents came to visit every two months and brought plenty of books.
~By Mathias Rust ~


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

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