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Parents And Parenting Quotes

He that does not bring up his son to some honest calling and employment, brings him up to be a thief.
Jewish Proverb
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The most important thing that parents can teach their children is how to get along without them.
Frank Clark
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Edward VIII
The thing that impresses me most about America is the way parents obey their children.
Edward VIII
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Jackson Brown
Live so that when your children think of fairness and integrity, they think of you.
Jackson Brown
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Maternity is a matter of fact, paternity is a matter of opinion.
American Proverb
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When you teach your son, you teach your son's son.
The Talmud
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Phyllis McGinley
Oh, high is the price of parenthood, and daughters may cost you double. You dare not forget, as you thought you could, that youth is a plague and a trouble.
Phyllis McGinley
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Ralph Waldo Emerson
Is the parent better than the child into whom he has cast his ripened being? Whence, then, this worship of the past?
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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No test tube can breed love and affection. No frozen packet of semen ever read a story to a sleepy child.
Shirley Williams
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You must not expect old heads upon young shoulders.
English Proverb
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Do they know they're old, these two who are my father and my mother whose fire from which I came, has now grown cold?
Elizabeth Jennings
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To understand your parents' love you must raise children yourself.
Chinese Proverbs
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Mark Twain
My parents were neither very poor nor conspicuously honest.
Mark Twain
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Robert Frost
You don't have to deserve your mother's love. You have to deserve your father s. He's more particular. The father is always a Republican towards his son, and his mother's always a Democrat.
Robert Frost
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Parents, they're strict on you when you're little, and you don't understand why. But as you get older, you understand and you appreciate it.
Grant Hill
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To show a child what once delighted you, to find the child's delight added to your own -- this is happiness.
J. Priestley
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The word no Carries a lot more meaning when spoken by a parent who also knows how to say yes.
Joyce Maynard
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Elbert Hubbard
Where parents do too much for their children, the children will not do much for themselves.
Elbert Hubbard
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The parent is low, who having children, truly feels bored.
Jean Richter
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John Lennon
The pressures of being a parent are equal to any pressure on earth. To be a conscious parent, and really look to that little being's mental and physical health, is a responsibility which most of us, including me, avoid most of the time because it's too hard.
John Lennon
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Fran Lebowitz
Your responsibility as a parent is not as great as you might imagine. You need not supply the world with the next conqueror of disease or major motion-picture star. If your child simply grows up to be someone who does not use the word ''collectible'' as a noun, you can consider yourself an unqualified success.
Fran Lebowitz
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Garrison Keillor
Selective ignorance, a cornerstone of child rearing. You don't put kids under surveillance: it might frighten you. Parents should sit tall in the saddle and look upon their troops with a noble and benevolent and extremely nearsighted gaze.
Garrison Keillor
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A child, like your stomach, doesn't need all you can afford to give it.
Frank Clark
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Henry Ward Beecher
We never know the love of the parent till we become parents ourselves.
Henry Ward Beecher
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 Bible,
He that curseth his father, or his mother, shall surely be put to death. [Exodus 21:17]
Bible,
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Bill Cosby
Parents are not quite interested injustice, they are interested in quiet.
Bill Cosby
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Princess Diana, ,
I wish all the mothers, fathers and children out there realize how much I need them and how much I value their support.
Princess Diana, ,
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Parents are traffic signs that are always in our blind spots.
Jeremy P. Johnson
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From where can your authority and license as a parent come from, when you who are old, do worse things?
(Decimus Junius Juvenalis) Juvenal
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