Parenthood Quotes

To bring up a child in the way he should go, travel that way yourself once in a while.

Josh Billings

The world talks to the mind. Parents speak more intimately -- they talk to the heart.

Hain Ginott

If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders.

Abigail Van Buren

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

Henry Ward Beecher

There is no friendship, no love, like that of the parent for the child.

Henry Ward Beecher

Don't demand respect as a parent. Demand civility and insist on honesty. But respect is something you must earn -- with kids as well as with adults.

William Attwood

Parents are often so busy with the physical rearing of children that they miss the glory of parenthood, just as the grandeur of the trees is lost when raking leaves.

Marcelene Cox

Parenthood is a lot easier to get into than out of.

Bruce Lansky

Parents who are afraid to put their foot down usually have children who tread on their toes.

Chinese Proverb

Love is the chain whereby to bind a child to its parents.

Abraham Lincoln

The hardest part of raising a child is teaching them to ride bicycles. A shaky child on a bicycle for the first time needs both support and freedom. The realization that this is what the child will always need can hit hard.

Sloan Wilson

The best inheritance a parent can give his children is a few minutes of his time each day.

O. A. Battista

Raising children is like making biscuits: it is as easy to raise a big batch as one, while you have your hands in the dough.

E.W. Howe

Presence is more than just being there.

Malcolm Forbes

Parents: People who spend half their time wondering how their children will turn out, and the rest of the time when they will turn in.

Eleanor Graham Vance

Parents can tell but never teach, unless they practice what they preach.

Arnold Glasow

One who walks the road with love will never walk the road alone.

C. T. Davis

Lucky parents who have fine children usually have lucky children who have fine parents.

James A. Brewer

Life affords no greater responsibility, no greater privilege, than the raising of the next generation.

C. Everet Koop, M.D.

In spite of the six thousand manuals on child raising in the bookstores, child raising is still a dark continent and no one really knows anything. You just need a lot of love and luck - and, of course, courage.

Bill Cosby

God sends children to enlarge our hearts, and make us unselfish and full of kindly sympathies and affections.

Mary Howitt

Children are the proof we've been here... they are the best thing and the most impossible thing.

Allison Pearson

Children keep us in check. Their laughter prevents our hearts from hardening. Their dreams ensure we never lose our drive to make ours a better world. They are the greatest disciplinarians known to mankind.

Queen Rania of Jordan

It behooves a father to be blameless if he expects his child to be.

Homer

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Updated On : May 22, 2011
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