There is a sacred horror about everything grand. It is easy to admire mediocrity and hills; but whatever is too lofty, a genius as well as a mountain, an assembly as well as a masterpiece, seen too near, is appalling.
Tyranny or slavery, born of selfishness, are the two educational methods of parents; all gradations of tyranny or slavery.
As might be supposed, my parents were quite poor, but we somehow never seemed to lack anything we needed, and I never saw a trace of discontent or a failure in cheerfulness over their lot in life, as indeed over anything.
Indecision and delays are the parents of failure.
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.
I believe that the fight against crime starts in the home. Parents must take responsibility for their children and show them love and guidance from an early age so they learn to respect the rights of others.
Internet safety begins at home and that is why my legislation would require the Federal Trade Commission to design and publish a unique website to serve as a clearinghouse and resource for parents, teachers and children for information on the dangers of surfing the Internet.
This legislation gives parents some comfort that their children won't fall prey to child predators while using the Internet at schools and libraries that receive federal dollars for Internet services.
Nobody is quite so blase and sophisticated as a boy of nineteen who is just recovering from a baby grand passion.
But the freedom that they fought for, and the country grand they wrought for,
Is their monument to-day and for aye.
But the freedom that they fought for, and the country grand they wrought for, Is their monument to-day, and for aye.
Courage is what preserves our liberty, safety, life, and our homes and parents, our country and children. Courage comprises all things.
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.
Parents, however old they and we may grow to be, serve among other things to shield us from a sense of our doom. As long as they are around, we can avoid the fact of our mortality; we can still be innocent children.
All grand thoughts come from the heart.
As long as you have the blessing of your parents it does not matter even if you live in the mountains.
In light of the substantial attention given this case by the Supreme Court, I believe my continued participation would create a distraction of no benefit to the parents or the best interest of the child.
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.
The world talks to the mind. Parents speak more intimately -- they talk to the heart.
You don't really understand human nature unless you know why a child on a merry-go-round will wave at his parents every time around - and why his parents will always wave back.
Parents accept their obsolescence with the best grace they can muster. . . they do all they can to make it easy for the younger generation to surpass the older, while secretly dreading the rejection that follows.
Parents are sometimes a bit of a disappointment to their children. They don't fulfill the promise of their early years.
The best brought-up children are those who have seen their parents as they are. Hypocrisy is not the parents' first duty.
Parents are often so busy with the physical rearing of children that they miss the glory of parenthood, just as the grandeur of the trees is lost when raking leaves.
When you have children yourself, you begin to understand what you owe your parents.