Parenthood Quotes

When you have children yourself, you begin to understand what you owe your parents.

Japanese Proverb

When we choose to be parents, we accept another human being as part of ourselves, and a large part of our emotional selves will stay with that person as long as we live. From that time on, there will be another person on this earth whose orbit around us will affect us as surely as the moon affects the tides, and affect us in some ways more deeply than anyone else can. Our children are extensions of ourselves.

Fred Rogers

The most important thing that parents can teach their children is how to get along without them.

Frank A. Clark

The voice of parents is the voice of gods, for to their children they are heaven's lieutenants.

Shakespeare

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

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Updated On : May 22, 2011
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