Parents Quotes

It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength.

Maya Angelou

Parents were invented to make children happy by giving them something to ignore.

Ogden Nash

Thatís sort of a clichÈ about parents. We all believe that our children are the most beautiful children in the world. But the thing is, what no one really talks about is the fact that we all really believe it.

Heather Armstrong

All children alarm their parents, if only because you are forever expecting to encounter yourself.

Gore Vidal

Children begin by loving their parents; after a time they judge them; rarely, if ever, do they forgive them.

Oscar Wilde

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.

Douglas Yates

On Halloween, the parents sent their kids out looking like me.

Rodney Dangerfield

The debt of gratitude we owe our mother and father goes forward, not backward. What we owe our parents is the bill presented to us by our children.

Nancy Friday

To some baffled parents youth is stranger than fiction

Unknown

Some parents really bring their children up; others let them down

Unknown

Children learn to smile from their parents.

Shinichi Suzuki

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

Oscar Wilde

The problem with children is that you have to put up with their parents.

Charles DeLint

Listening to parents' advice is sort of like watching commercials. You know what's coming, you've heard it all before, it's a big bore, but you listen anyway

Unknown

Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.

John Locke

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.

Pope John Paul II

I believe that we parents must encourage our children to become educated, so they can get into a good college that we cannot afford.

Dave Barry

Let parents bequeath to their children not riches, but the spirit of reverence.

Plato

Children always assume the sexual lives of their parents come to a grinding halt at their conception.

Alan Bennett

Because of their size, parents may be difficult to discipline properly.

P. J. O'Rourke

Many parents are finding out that a pat on the back helps develop character - if given often enough, early enough, and low enough

Unknown

The joys of parents are secret, and so are their griefs and fears: they cannot utter the one, nor will they utter the other

Francis Bacon, Sr.

To understand your parents' love you must raise children yourself.

Chinese Proverbs

Children are natural mimics who act like their parents despite every effort to teach them good manners

Unknown
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