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

“Whatever I do, it's my business. It's not my job to parent America.”

“I always supported the women I worked with having time off to go to parent-teacher conferences and doctors' appointments or bringing their infants into the office. ”

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

“When I was kidnapped, my parents snapped into action. They rented out my room.”

Parent quotes - Force is the vital principle and immediate parent of despotism. Share

“Force is the vital principle and immediate parent of despotism.”

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

“Suffering is but another name for the teaching of experience, which is the parent of instruction and the schoolmaster of life.”

“It is of no consequence of what parents a man is born, as long as he be a man of merit.”

“Good sense is both the first principal and the parent source of good writing.”

“Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all the others.”

“In this country, it doesn't make any difference where you were born. It doesn't make any difference who your parents were. It doesn't make any difference if, like me, you couldn't even speak English until you were in your twenties. ”

“I have frequently gained my first real insight into the character of parents by studying their children.”

“We see past time in a telescope and present time in a microscope. Hence the apparent enormities of the present.”

“Tyranny or slavery, born of selfishness, are the two educational methods of parents; all gradations of tyranny or slavery. ”

“I don't know what your childhood was like, but we didn't have much money. We'd go to a movie on a Saturday night, then on Wednesday night my parents would walk us over to the library. It was such a big deal, to go in and get my own book.”

“My parents said, Oh, he's going to be a director someday. I wanted to be an actor. ”

“However my parents - both of whom came from impoverished backgrounds and neither of whom had been to college, took the view that my overactive imagination was an amusing quirk that would never pay a mortgage or secure a pension. ”

“Of all the subjects on this planet, I think my parents would have been hard put to name one less useful than Greek mythology to securing the keys to an executive bathroom. ”

Parent quotes - If you're the parent, be a parent. You know what I mean? I'm a parent. I have daughters. Share

“If you're the parent, be a parent. You know what I mean? I'm a parent. I have daughters. ”

“My parent's divorce and hard times at school, all those things combined to mold me, to make me grow up quicker. And it gave me the drive to pursue my dreams that I wouldn't necessarily have had otherwise.”

“My parents are my backbone. Still are. They're the only group that will support you if you score zero or you score 40.”

“Maybe there is no actual place called hell. Maybe hell is just having to listen to our grandparents breathe through their noses when they're eating sandwiches. ”

“I got a lot of support from my parents. That's the one thing I always appreciated. They didn't tell me I was being stupid; they told me I was being funny. ”

“I feel very lucky because of my parents and then my education, the opportunities that I've had, so I would like to continue working to improve lives for others. ”

“Of course, parents are the most important people in a child's life. ”

“When I was growing up, my parents always told me that I had to do what I thought was right and not listen to other people. That was hard for me. ”

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

“The most loving parents and relatives commit murder with smiles on their faces. They force us to destroy the person we really are: a subtle kind of murder.”

“I know people think we drive around in these nice cars and we do whatever we want and our parents will pay our credit cards, but that's not the case. Sure, my parents were generous; I got a nice car at 16, but at 18 I was cut off. I've worked really hard. I opened the store myself.”