They say that we are better educated than our parents' generation. What they mean is that we go to school longer. They are not the same thing.
Parents were invented to make children happy by giving them something to ignore.
Chance makes our parents, but choice makes our friends
It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength.
The joys of parents are secret, and so are their griefs and fears: they cannot utter the one, nor will they utter the other
Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands.
I don't think my parents liked me. They put a live teddy bear in my crib.
Some parents could do more for their children by not doing so much for them
To maintain a joyful family requires much from both the parents and the children. Each member of the family has to become, in a special way, the servant of the others.
Parents are the bones on which children cut their teeth.
Parents have become so convinced that educators know what is best for their children that they forget that they themselves are really the experts.
The problem with children is that you have to put up with their parents.
A lot of parents pack up their troubles and send them off to summer camp.
There are no illegitimate children - only illegitimate parents.
Most children threaten at times to run away from home. This is the only thing that keeps some parents going.
Adolescence is perhaps nature's way of preparing parents to welcome the empty nest.
The thing that impresses me the most about America is the way parents obey their children.
Children begin by loving their parents; as they grow older they judge them; sometimes, they forgive them
Children begin by loving their parents; after a time they judge them; rarely, if ever, do they forgive them.
You know that being an American is more than a matter of where your parents came from. It is a belief that all men are created free and equal and that everyone deserves an even break.
Hypocrite: the man who murdered both his parents... pleaded for mercy on the grounds that he was an orphan
For the parents of a Little Leaguer, a baseball game is simply a nervous breakdown into innings
All conservatives are such from personal defects. They have been effeminated by position or nature, born halt and blind, through LUXURY of their parents, and can only, like invalids, act on the defensive.
The pregnancy is just evidence of sex, ... What they really don't want their parents to know is that they are sexually active.î
Saving is a very fine thing. Especially when your parents have done it for you