Parents Quotes

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.

Harry S Truman

Children aren't happy without something to ignore, And that's what parents were created for

Ogden Nash

Children begin by loving their parents; as they grow older they judge them; sometimes, they forgive them

Oscar Wilde

The beauty of 'spacing' children many years apart lies in the fact that parents have time to learn the mistakes that were made with the older ones-which permits them to make exactly the opposite mistakes with the younger ones.

Sydney J. Harris

A boy becomes an adult three years before his parents think he does, and about two years after he thinks he does

Lewis Hershey

I think people nowadays do tend to blame their parents for everything.

Peter Shaffer

Most children threaten at times to run away from home. This is the only thing that keeps some parents going.

Phyllis Diller

A lot of parents pack up their troubles and send them off to summer camp.

Raymond Duncan

Where parents do too much for their children, the children will not do much for themselves.

Elbert Hubbard

Parents must get across the idea that "I love you always, but sometimes I do not love your behavior.

Amy Vanderbilt

Chance makes our parents, but choice makes our friends

Jacques Delille

Parents can plant magic in a child's mind through certain words spoken with some thrilling quality of voice, some uplift of the heart and spirit.

Robert MacNeil

He reminds me of the man who murdered both his parents, and then when sentence was about to be pronounced pleaded for mercy on the grounds that he was an orphan.

Abraham Lincoln

Any kid who has two parents who are interested in him and a houseful of books isn't poor.

Sam Levenson

The thing that impresses me the most about America is the way parents obey their children.

King Edward VIII

Adolescence is perhaps nature's way of preparing parents to welcome the empty nest.

Karen Savage and Patricia Adams

There are no illegitimate children - only illegitimate parents.

Leon R. Yankwich

Parents have become so convinced that educators know what is best for their children that they forget that they themselves are really the experts.

Marian Wright Edelman

Parents are the bones on which children cut their teeth.

Peter Ustinov

The parents exist to teach the child, but also they must learn what the child has to teach them; and the child has a very great deal to teach them

Arnold Bennett

Some parents could do more for their children by not doing so much for them

Unknown

I don't think my parents liked me. They put a live teddy bear in my crib.

Woody Allen

We never know the love of our parents for us till we have become parents.

Henry Ward Beecher

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.

Anne Frank
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