Parents Quotes

Many younger elite Sri Lankans,especially young Tamils, have capitalised on foreign university credentials and their parents' dwindling wealth to escape from the daily stress and tragedy of life on the island.

John Richardson

If your parents never had children, chances are you wont either.

Dick Cavett

Feminists have often claimed a moral equivalence for sexual and racial prejudice. There are certain affinities and one or two of these affinities are mildly and paradoxically encouraging. Sexism is like racism: we all feel such impulses. Our parents feel them more strongly than we feel them; our children, we trust, will feel them less strongly than we feel them. People don\'t change or improve much, but they do evolve. It is very slow.

Martin Amis

More than ever, we as parents and a nation must do something about the growth of obesity in our children. We must do more than just talk, we must be concerned enough to act.

Lee Haney

It is a lonely existence to be a child with a disability which no-one can see or understand, you exasperate your teachers, you disappoint your parents, and worst of all you know that you are not just stupid.

Susan Hampshire

Those who educate children well are more to be honored than parents, for these only gave life, those the art of living well.

Aristotle

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
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