Parents Quotes

Sometimes the laughter in mothering is the recognition of the ironies and absurdities. Sometime, though, it's just pure, unthinking delight.

Barbara Schapiro

Sooner or later we all quote our mothers.

Bern Williams

Thatís sort of a clichÈ about parents. We all believe that our children are the most beautiful children in the world. But the thing is, what no one really talks about is the fact that we all really believe it.

Heather Armstrong

Parents were invented to make children happy by giving them something to ignore.

Ogden Nash

It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength.

Maya Angelou

Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands.

Anne Frank

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

Henry Ward Beecher

I don't think my parents liked me. They put a live teddy bear in my crib.

Woody Allen

Some parents could do more for their children by not doing so much for them


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

Chinese Proverbs

The truth is that parents are not really interested in justice. They just want quiet.

Bill Cosby

Children are natural mimics who act like their parents despite every effort to teach them good manners


The joys of parents are secret, and so are their griefs and fears: they cannot utter the one, nor will they utter the other

Francis Bacon, Sr.

Many parents are finding out that a pat on the back helps develop character - if given often enough, early enough, and low enough


Because of their size, parents may be difficult to discipline properly.

P. J. O'Rourke

Children always assume the sexual lives of their parents come to a grinding halt at their conception.

Alan Bennett

Let parents bequeath to their children not riches, but the spirit of reverence.


I believe that we parents must encourage our children to become educated, so they can get into a good college that we cannot afford.

Dave Barry

To maintain a joyful family requires much from both the parents and the children. Each member of the family has to become, in a special way, the servant of the others.

Pope John Paul II

Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.

John Locke

Listening to parents' advice is sort of like watching commercials. You know what's coming, you've heard it all before, it's a big bore, but you listen anyway


The problem with children is that you have to put up with their parents.

Charles DeLint

Children begin by loving their parents; as they grow older they judge them; sometimes they forgive them.

Oscar Wilde

Some parents really bring their children up; others let them down


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Updated On : April 17, 2014
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