3 Total Quotes

Upbringing Quotes

Ralph Waldo Emerson
I suffer whenever I see that common sight of a parent or senior imposing his opinion and way of thinking and being on a young soul to which they are totally unfit. Cannot we let people be themselves, and enjoy life in their own way? You are trying to make that man another you. One's enough.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Anyone who has a child today should train him to be either a physicist or a ballet dancer. Then he'll escape.
Wystan Hugh Auden
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It is the common error of builders and parents to follow some plan they think beautiful (and perhaps is so) without considering that nothing is beautiful that is misplaced.
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
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