Parent Quotes

Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

To those children of the officers who are eradicated, your parent was not the individual you thought they were. As you get older,you will see the evidence that your parent was a tyrant who loss their ethos and instead followed the path of moral corruptness

Christopher Jordan Dorner

Don't demand respect as a parent. Demand civility and insist on honesty. But respect is something you must earn -- with kids as well as with adults.

William Attwood

There is no friendship, no love, like that of the parent for the child.

Henry Ward Beecher

Money was intended to be used in exchange, but not to increase at interest. And this term interest, which means the birth of money from money, is applied to the breeding of money because the offspring resembles the parent. Wherefore of all modes of getting wealth this is the most unnatural.

Aristotle

At the end of your life, you will never regret not having passed one more test, not winning one more verdict, or not closing one more deal. You will regret time not spent with a husband, a friend, a child, or a parent.

Barbara Bush

The best inheritance a parent can give his children is a few minutes of his time each day.

O. A. Battista

The secret of dealing successfully with a child is not to be its parent.

Mel Lazarus

The trouble with learning to parent on the job is that your child is the teacher.

Robert Brault

The wise man must remember that while he is a descendant of the past, he is a parent of the future.

Herbert Spencer

Starvation, not sin, is the parent of modern crime.

Oscar Wilde

Discipline is a symbol of caring to a child. He needs guidance. If there is love, there is no such thing as being too tough with a child. A parent must also not be afraid to hang himself. If you have never been hated by your child, you have never been a parent.

Bette Davis

Wealth and poverty the one is the parent of luxury and indolence, and the other of meanness and viciousness, and both of discontent.

Plato

Wealth and poverty: the one is the parent of luxury and indolence, and the other of meanness and viciousness, and both of discontent.

Plato

Anxiety is the beginning of conscience, which is the parent of the soul but is not compatible with innocence.

Angela Carter

A book, once it is printed and published, becomes individual. It is by its publication as decisively severed from its author as in parturition a child is cut off from its parent. The book "means" thereafter, perforce, both grammatically and actually, whatever meaning this or that reader gets out of it.

James Branch Cabell

My view on issues is based on common sense, and my experience as a mother of four children, as a sole parent, and as a businesswoman running a fish and chip shop.

Pauline Hanson

Force is the vital principle and immediate parent of despotism.

Thomas Jefferson

Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.

Miguel de Unamuno

The old notion that children are the private property of parents dies very slowly. In reality, no parent raises a child alone. How many of us nice middle-class folk could make it without our mortgage reduction?

Marian Wright Edelman

Theological religion is the source of all imaginable follies and disturbances; it is the parent of fanaticism and civil discord; it is the enemy of mankind.

Voltaire

What does it feel like to be a parent? What does it feel like to be a child? And that's what stories do. They bring you there. They offer a dramatic explanation, which is always different from an expository explanation.

Richard Russo

What can be more clear and sound in explanation, than the love of a parent to his child?

William Godwin

There is no greatness without a passion to be great, whether it's the aspiration of an athlete or an artist, a scientist, a parent, or a businessperson.

Anthony Robbins

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