He reminds me of the man who murdered both his parents, and then when
sentence was about to be pronounced pleaded for mercy on the grounds that he
was an orphan.
The parents exist to teach the child, but also they must learn what the child has to teach them; and the child has a very great deal to teach them
More than ever, we as parents and a nation must do something about the growth of obesity in our children. We must do more than just talk, we must be concerned enough to act.
The grand show is eternal. It is always sunrise somewhere; the dew is never dried all at once; a shower is forever falling; vapor is ever rising. Eternal sunrise, eternal dawn and gloaming, on sea and continents and islands, each in its turn, as the round earth rolls
Treat the earth well: it was not given to you by your parents, it was loaned to you by your children. We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors, we borrow it from our Children.
The debt of gratitude we owe our mother and father goes forward, not backward. What we owe our parents is the bill presented to us by our children.
Any kid who has two parents who are interested in him
and a houseful of books isn't poor.
Parents can plant magic in a child's mind through certain words spoken with some thrilling quality of voice, some uplift of the heart and spirit.
Thatís sort of a clichÈ about parents. We all believe that our children are the most beautiful children in the world. But the thing is, what no one really talks about is the fact that we all really believe it.
Parents must get across the idea that "I love you always, but sometimes I do not love your behavior.
Where parents do too much for their children, the children will not do much for themselves.
It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength.
Those who educate children well are more to be honored than parents, for these only gave life, those the art of living well.
If we can get them to understand that saying "no" to drugs is rebelling against their parents and the generations of the past, we'd make it an enormous success.
Idleness is the grand Pacific Ocean of life, and in that stagnant abyss the most salutary things produce no good, the most noxious no evil. Vice, indeed, abstractedly considered, may be, and often is engendered in idleness; but the moment it becomes efficiently vice, it must quit its cradle and cease to be idle.
Parents should conduct their arguments in quiet, respectful tones, but in a foreign language. You'd be surprised what an inducement that is to the education of children
Hypocrite: the man who murdered both his parents... pleaded for mercy on the grounds that he was an orphan.
I wish my parents had spent more time worrying about my education than me being a star
School is where you go between when your parents can't take you and industry can't take you.
Water helped ancient man learn those first lessons about the rights of others and responsibility to a larger society.... It became part of the moral and mental legacy parents passed on to their children
Movies are not about the weekend that they are released, and in the grand scheme of things, that is probably the most unimportant time of a film's life.
An expert is a person who avoids small error as he sweeps on to the grand fallacy.
Indecision and delays are the parents of failure.
A child wants some kind of undisrupted routine or rhythm. He seems to want a predictable, orderly world. For instance, injustice, unfairness or inconsistency in the parents seems to make a child feel anxious and unsafe. This attitude may not be so mu.
Those parents who do not educate their sons are their enemies; for as is a crane among swans, so are ignorant so are ignorant sons in a public assembly.