Parents Quotes

The art of mothering is to teach the art of living to children.

Elain Heffner

The most important thing she'd learned over the years was that there was no way to be a perfect mother and a million ways to be a good one.

Jill Churchill

Parents can plant magic in a child's mind through certain words spoken with some thrilling quality of voice, some uplift of the heart and spirit.

Robert MacNeil

Chance makes our parents, but choice makes our friends

Jacques Delille

To understand your parents' love you must raise children yourself.

Chinese Proverbs

Parents must get across the idea that "I love you always, but sometimes I do not love your behavior.

Amy Vanderbilt

Where parents do too much for their children, the children will not do much for themselves.

Elbert Hubbard

A lot of parents pack up their troubles and send them off to summer camp.

Raymond Duncan

Most children threaten at times to run away from home. This is the only thing that keeps some parents going.

Phyllis Diller

The central struggle of parenthood is to let our hopes for our children outweigh our fears.

Ellen Goodman

The parents exist to teach the child, but also they must learn what the child has to teach them; and the child has a very great deal to teach them

Arnold Bennett

Parents are the bones on which children cut their teeth.

Peter Ustinov

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

Dr. Haim Ginott

Parents have become so convinced that educators know what is best for their children that they forget that they themselves are really the experts.

Marian Wright Edelman

Parenthood: That state of being better chaperoned than you were before marriage.

Marcelene Cox

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

Bette Davis

There are no illegitimate children - only illegitimate parents.

Leon R. Yankwich

Adolescence is perhaps nature's way of preparing parents to welcome the empty nest.

Karen Savage and Patricia Adams

The thing that impresses me the most about America is the way parents obey their children.

King Edward VIII

She had called in the debt that parents owe a child for bringing her, unasked, into a strange world. One should never make an offer without knowing full well what will happen if it is accepted.

William M. Kucmierowski

We can wash people in the water all we want, but we can never wash their parents out of their hearts.

Orson Scott Card

Parents are not interested in justice they want QUIET!

William Henry "Bill" Cosby, Jr., Ed.D

"Reverence for parents" stands written among the three laws of most revered righteousness.

Aeschylus

The joys of parents are secret; and so are their griefs and fears. They cannot utter the one; nor they will not utter the other.

Francis Bacon

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Updated On : April 17, 2014
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