Parenthood Quotes

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

Josh Billings

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 often talk about the younger generation as if they didn't have anything to do with it.

Haim Ginott

A rich child often sits in a poor mother's lap.

Spanish proverb

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

There are times when parenthood seems nothing more than feeding the hand that bites you.

Peter De Vries

Making the decision to have a child is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body.

Elizabeth Stone

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

To nourish children and raise them against the odds is, in any time, any place, more valuable than to fix bolts in cars or design nuclear weapons.

Marilyn French

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 Power Of Failure: We Get To Decide What It Means

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Updated On : May 22, 2011
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