Parents Quotes

Tyranny or slavery, born of selfishness, are the two educational methods of parents; all gradations of tyranny or slavery.

Franz Kafka

Sing the melody line you hear in your own head. Remember, you don't owe anybody any explanations, you don't owe your parents any explanations, you don't owe your professors any explanations.

Paul David Hewson

This is indeed the traditional way in which witchcraft was spread and preserved, the children of witch families were taught by their parents.

Gerald Gardner

The most loving parents and relatives commit murder with smiles on their faces. They force us to destroy the person we really are: a subtle kind of murder.

Jim Morrison

I began absolutely non-stop tormenting my parents, begging them on a daily basis to move there.

Taylor Swift

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

School is where you go between when your parents can't take you and industry can't take you.

John Hoyer Updike

We owe our existence to our parents, but we actually didn't have a choice.

Leon Kass

If there are quarrels between the parents or if their marriage is unhappy, the ground will be prepared in their children for the severest predisposition to a disturbance of sexual development or to neurotic illness

Sigmund Freud

When she became very ill with heart trouble, I saw that it would be impossible for my parents to provide for my studies, and I obtained their permission to go to sea to make a career for myself there.

Fritz Sauckel

"Reverence for parents" stands written among the three laws of most revered righteousness.

Aeschylus

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.

Charles Tupper

Parents with meager means have the same aspirations for their children as other parents. Children from poor families have the same needs as other children.

Mark Sanford

My parents were neither wealthy nor academic, but we lived comfortably and they were always extremely supportive of my academic efforts and aspirations, both at school and university.

Paul Nurse

Rock gives children, on a silver platter, with all the public authority of the entertainment industry, everything their parents always used to tell them they had to wait for until they grew up and would understand later.

Allan Bloom

The great medical facilities are a relief for the parents, too, who do not have to think about caring for their young ones on their own for a weekend. They have a great time.

Jami Gertz†

They remember when their parents went out there, had picnics on the Beck's Mill grounds. It was the nostalgia of it.

Larry Nelson

Personal history must be constantly renewed by telling parents, relatives, and friends everything one does. On the other hand, for the warrior who has no personal history, no explanations are needed; nobody is angry or disillusioned with his acts. And above all, no one pins him down with their thoughts and their expectations.

Carlos Castaneda

So what are we given We're also given, my generation, the disillusionment of our parents.

Jewel Kilcher

I wish my parents had spent more time worrying about my education than me being a star

Shania Twain

Till now, society has protected the adult and blamed the victim. It has been abetted in its blindness by theories, still in keeping with the pedagogical principles of our great- grandparents, according to which children are viewed as crafty creatures, dominated by wicked drives, who invent stories and attack their innocent parents or desire them sexually. In reality, children tend to blame themselves for their parents' cruelty and to absolve the parents, whom they invariably love, of all responsibility.

Alice Miller

The child supplies the power but the parents have to do the steering.

Benjamin Spock

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.

William D. Tammeus

The main problem with teenagers is that they're just like their parents were at their age.

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