Parents Quotes

Indecision and delays are the parents of failure.

George Canning

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.

Albert J. Nock

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

M. Meyer

Even in cultures where marriages are arranged by parents, you're never actually forbidden to fall in love with your mate.

Orson Scott Card

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
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