Parenthood Quotes

You don't really understand human nature unless you know why a child on a merry-go-round will wave at his parents every time around - and why his parents will always wave back.

William D. Tammeus

Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.

Robert Fulghum

Affection without sentiment, authority without cruelty, discipline without aggression, humor without ridicule, sacrifice without obligation, companionship without possessiveness.

William E. Blatz

When you have brought up kids, there are memories you store directly in your tear ducts.

Robert Brault

It would seem that something which means poverty, disorder and violence every single day should be avoided entirely, but the desire to beget children is a natural urge.

Phyllis Diller

It kills you to see them grow up. But I guess it would kill you quicker if they didn't.

Barbara Kingsolver

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

There are two lasting bequests we can give our children. One is roots. The other is wings.

Hodding Carter, Jr.

The problem with being a parent is that by the time you are experienced, you are usually unemployed.

Unknown

Taking time and sharing is the essence of teaching. The future of those we cherish, will be a reflection of what we model today.

Unknown

Before I got married I had six theories about bringing up children; now I have six children, and no theories.

John Wilmot

If you have never been hated by your child you have never been a parent.

Bette Davis

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Updated On : May 22, 2011
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