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


A self made man is a rarity and hated by the parasites that floated to fame thought their parents, relatives and contacts.
~By Al Goldstein ~


My parents used to throw great New Year's Eve parties. They invited such an eclectic mix of showbiz people. All those cool people were always hanging out at our apartment.
~By Ben Stiller ~


Both my parents worked, so I was home alone a lot, and I would listen to their records. They belonged to the Columbia House record club, so they had records!
~By Lyle Lovett ~


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 ~


My parents are Italian and British. They live in Berkeley now - we all moved there four years ago.
~By Claire Forlani ~


Teach love, generosity, good manners and some of that will drift from the classroom to the home and who knows, the children will be educating the parents.
~By Roger Moore ~


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 lucky I had parents willing to be open and believe that an 11-year-old might know what she wanted to do. Or maybe they thought I'd find out that's what I didn't want to do.
~By Claire Forlani ~


We had to be parents by long distance, which is far from satisfactory.
~By Jeffrey Hunter ~


Raising a family is difficult enough. But it's even more difficult for single parents struggling to make ends meet. They don't need more obstacles. They need more opportunities.
~By Bill Richardson ~


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 ~


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 ~


The deep, personal material of the latter half of your life is your children. You can write about your parents when they're gone, but your children are still going to be here, and you're going to want them to come and visit you in the nursing home.
~By Alice Munro ~


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 ~


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


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


And there's a lot of that stuff with people bringing their kids, kids bringing their parents, people bringing their grandparents - I mean, it's gotten to be really stretched out now. It was never my intention to say, this is the demographics of our audience.
~By Jerry Garcia ~


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 ~


My parents were vegetarians. I'd show up at school, this giant black kid, with none of the cool clothes and a tofu sandwich and celery sticks.
~By Aisha Tyler ~


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 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 ~


I can remember running around at the age of 3, wanting to play golf, cricket and football. I was always active, one way or another, driving my parents mad.
~By Ian Botham ~


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


I think people nowadays do tend to blame their parents for everything.
~By Peter Shaffer ~


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 ~


This movie will actually increase the sex life of parents everywhere because they can put this on, with the 45 minutes of extras and they've got almost two hours to do whatever they've got to do while the kids watch the movie.
~By Dana Carvey ~


They've got great parents; I'm just trying to be the fun uncle.
~By Sarah Silverman ~


A large family makes you accept sharing your parents.
~By Martha Reeves ~


All my jobs have been with food in one way or another since 1948. My parents were in the hotel business, and I just loved the warm hearted people who worked so hard with such good humor.
~By Graham Kerr ~


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


When I saw the first I couldn't believe I was in another great movie that would be made into a trilogy. This movie is quite visible and I think it will stand the test of time. I think kids and parents will love this movie for a long time.
~By Orlando Bloom ~


Yeah, my parents help me keep my feet on the ground.
~By Rupert Grint ~


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 ~


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 ~


The child supplies the power but the parents have to do the steering.
~By Benjamin Spock ~


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


There's lots of institutions and lots of different cultures, and so that's the kind of thing that parents need to be able to evaluate, and students themselves, when they make a selection.
~By Margaret Spellings ~


Because my parents, growing up, they worked hard. Everyone in my family woke up early in the morning. I used to see my mother and my father go off to work, and come back and, no matter what, they had time for the kids.
~By Herschel Walker ~


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


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 ~


That other saying, I'm a part of all that I have met, I think that would have to begin with my wonderful parents back in Atlanta when I was a youngster five years old I was tongue tied.
~By Ernie Harwell ~


When my parents separated, I was very grateful.
~By Christopher Durang ~


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 ~


The Founding Fathers in their wisdom decided that children were an unnatural strain on parents. So they provided jails called schools, equipped with tortures called an education.
~By John Updike ~


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 ~


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


A slavish bondage to parents cramps every faculty of the mind.
~By Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley ~


As a mom, I know it is my responsibility, and no one else's, to raise my kids. But we have to ask ourselves, what does it mean when so many parents are finding their best efforts undermined by an avalanche of advertisements aimed at our kids.
~By Michelle Obama ~


My parents were Christian.
~By Wyclef Jean ~


I was going to be a concert pianist, and when I was in high school, my parents were scared to death that I would focus too much on that too soon. And that I'd end up in some sort of dead end, and not fulfilling whatever potential they thought I had.
~By David Hyde Pierce ~


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 posed nude to show my parents they couldn't dictate to me any more - that I control my life.
~By LaToya Jackson ~


I have my parents to thank for that, they raised me to be active and play all sports. They taught me the importance of staying healthy, being focused and setting goals in whatever I do.
~By Kiana Tom ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 entertainment industry is encouraging young people to defy and deceive their parents.
~By Mike DeWine ~


I didn't want my parents to support me. I wanted to prove that I could do it by myself.
~By Linda Vester ~


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 ~


I was working on the farm to get in shape, about a mile away from my parents. You know, I did everything as a kid to stay in shape - jogging, work on the farm, driving the tractor. I'll never forget.
~By Guy Lafleur ~


I do not have time to sit down and regret anything although sometimes I wish I had been able to see more of my parents while they were alive and have done more for them.
~By Roger Moore ~


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 ~


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


There's nothing secret about it. Everyone knows that I am waiting for my real parents, the king and queen, to come restore me to my rightful throne.
~By Meg Cabot ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


And, I think, as a kid, I had a strong motivation to do something of my life. And, I think that's the strongest motivation I really got. And, that came obviously from my parents and my grandparents.
~By Philippe Perrin ~


Parents should monitor their behavior, know who their friends are, and keep track of what they do.
~By John Walters ~


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 ~


My dad? He died when I was 19, which is a bad time for your dad to die, because there's an awful lot of things you have to resolve with your parents past your teens if you've been a difficult teenager.
~By Robbie Coltrane ~


Like any parents, mine wanted me to have a secure job with a regular wage and career prospects. And the one job my father knew of, that he'd had experience of himself, was the army, so he could help me in that direction.
~By James Blunt ~


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 ~


If we can get kids talking about conservation and doing it, they can have a great influence on their parents by lecturing them and pointing the finger.
~By Kevin Richardson ~


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 ~


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


If your parents didn't have any children, there's a good chance that you won't have any.
~By Clarence Day ~


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 ~


The joys of parents are secret, and so are their grieves and fears.
~By Francis Bacon ~


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


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 ~


I don't remember not dancing. When I realized I was alive and these were my parents, and I could walk and talk, I could dance.
~By Gregory Hines ~


My parents were missionaries - I was born in the States but I grew up in Brazil.
~By Arto Lindsay ~


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 had been involved in the labor movement; if we'd grown up in the city, we would have been red-diaper babies.
~By Holly Near ~


Many children work hard to please their parents, but what I truly longed for was good times that were about us, not about me. That is the real hole the Dodgers filled in my life.
~By Gil Hodges ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


I was always in trouble from an early age. I had a fraught relationship with my parents, who were very traditional. Doing plays at school was a joyous release.
~By Naveen Andrews ~


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 ~


If you want to write, write it. That's the first rule. And send it in, and send it in to someone who can publish it or get it published. Don't send it to me. Don't show it to your spouse, or your significant other, or your parents, or somebody. They're not going to publish it.
~By Robert B. Parker ~


Children always assume the sexual lives of their parents come to a grinding halt at their conception.
~By Alan Bennett ~


Certainly the experiences of Seth and his relationship to his parents and his point of view of the world are very similar to my own and very much based on my experiences at the University of Southern California.
~By Josh Schwartz ~

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