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My parents were born in Norfolk and spent their early
years working in the big houses of that rural English county,
my mother as a cook and my father as a handyman and chauffeur.
- Paul Nurse

Treat the earth well.
It was not given to you by your parents,
it was loaned to you by your children.
We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors,
we borrow it from our Children.
- Native American traditional

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

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

 

Chance makes our parents, but choice makes our friends.
- Jacques Delille

Children aren't happy with nothing to ignore,
and that's what parents were created for.
- Ogden Nash

As long as any adult thinks that he,
like the parents and teachers of old,
can become introspective,
invoking his own youth to understand
the youth before him,
he is lost.
- Margaret Mead

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How true Daddy's words were when he said:
all children must look after their own upbringing.
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

Most people don't CHOOSE their value system -
they simply inherit the beliefs of their parents and community.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Parents are not interested in justice,
they're interested in peace and quiet.
- Bill Cosby

Treat the earth well,
It was not given to you by your parents,
It was loaned to you by your children.
- Native American Proverb

Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge
on their children rather than virtue,
the art of speaking well rather than doing well;
but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

We never know the love of a parent till we become parents ourselves.
- Henry Ward Beecher

Parents should not smoke in order to discourage their kids from smoking.
A child is more likely to smoke when they have been
raised in the environment of a smoker.
- Christy Turlington

Parents need all the help they can get.
The strongest as well as the most fragile family requires
a vital network of social supports.
- Bernice Weissbourd

Heredity is what sets the parents of a teenager wondering about each other.
- Laurence J. Peter

What is the use of physicians like myself trying to
help parents to bring up children healthy and happy,
to have them killed in such numbers for a cause that is ignoble?
- Benjamin Spock

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

Everyone has an opinion on many subjects
and is ready to share those opinions -
labeling them as "truth."
Sometimes it is relatively easy
to filter out these opinions.
Upon hearing an ad for the latest
weight-loss powder on late-night TV,
our skepticism leaps to our defense.
However, if we have heard the same opinion for years
from our parents, friends,
government officials, or religious leaders,
we are more likely to believe without questioning
than to raise our filter of skepticism
and ask the hard questions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The car trip can draw the family together,
as it was in the days before television when parents
and children actually talked to each other.
- Andrew H. Malcolm

My parents and my grandfather on my mom's side would travel the earth.
They went to Australia and China, and they went to
probably every soccer game I ever played.
- Brandi Chastain

It was seldom that I attended any religious meetings,
as my parents had not much faith in and were never
so unfortunate as to unite themselves with any of the religious sects.
- Orson Pratt

Pay It Forward.
Gift future generations in proportion to your gratitude.
The nature of life is that we pay forward
our biological creation and nurture.
Our parents gift us with life and nurture,
and we gift our children with life and nurture.
While this much is essential to continued human existence,
choose to take "pay it forward" farther - much farther.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

In automobile terms, the child supplies the power but
the parents have to do the steering.
- Benjamin Spock

My parents, especially my mother, were no influence on me whatsoever.
- Andy Partridge

I have really great, great parents, and they were very supportive of me.
- Justin Timberlake

I went on countless auditions.
I begged my parents until I finally was allowed to
be in a theatrical play when I was 13.
It was the most important thing in my life.
- Kate Hudson

My parents discussed singing every night over the dinner table;
I had a tremendous music education.
- Renee Fleming

It wasn't a secret that I was gay.
I'd come out to my parents during my junior year of high school,
on the day that I also wrecked the family car.
- Mary Cheney

One important reason to stay calm is that calm parents hear more.
Low-key, accepting parents are the ones whose children keep talking.
- Mary Pipher

Parents who wonder where the younger generation is
going should remember where it came from.
- Sam Ewing

My parents used to take me to a lot of theatre when I was young.
- Lexa Doig

If we can get kids talking about conservation and doing it,
they can have a great influence on their parents by
lecturing them and pointing the finger.
- Kevin Richardson

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

I know how sobering and exhausting parenthood is.
But the reality is that our children's future depends on us as parents.
Because we know that the first years truly last forever.
- Rob Reiner

If you're a kid in Southern California,
somebody - whether it's you or your parents -
somebody throws your hat into the ring and I think
everyone had a commercial or two.
- Danny Bonaduce

Children who cling to parents or who don't want to
leave home are stunted in their emotional,
psychological growth.
- Dirk Benedict

I worked with my parents on the stage in production numbers since I was 4,
but I never really gave much thought to being a performer
on my own until I was 12 or 13.
- Helen Reddy

My parents were vegetarians.
I'd show up at school, this giant black kid,
with none of the cool clothes and a tofu sandwich and celery sticks.
- Aisha Tyler

Is advertising a profession, like law or medicine?
How many new parents clutch their baby to their breast and declare,
'I want this child to grow up to be a media planner'?
- Jef I. Richards

The fact is, my parents loved me, and I wanted to be worthy of their love.
I wanted to make them proud.
- Michael Bergin

My parents are older, and they lead a somewhat sheltered life.
It was difficult to talk with them about things that were embarrassing to me,
and that I had never spoken to them about.
- Anita Hill

When does a belief bring out the best in you?
When does a belief hold you prisoner to yesterday
and limit your options for designing a great future?
Test your beliefs with as much objectivity
as you can bring to the subject.
Be willing to let go of those beliefs
that represent your parents' opinions,
or your communities opinions, rather than your own.
Those beliefs that withstand rigorous testing,
should become the foundation of your being -
your reason for living.
Take action on those beliefs.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Some children act as if they thought their parents had nothing to do,
but to see them established in the world and then quit it.
- Samuel Richardson

Parents are the last people on earth who ought to have children.
- Samuel Butler

Before I was a mom I used to think that parents who
worried about their kids watching MTV were just clueless.
Now that I'm a mom, I see what the fuss was all about!
- Martha Quinn

Because of their size, parents may be difficult to discipline properly.
- P. J. O'Rourke

My parents had very high expectations.
They expected me to get straight A's from the time I was in kindergarten.
- Amy Tan

I think people nowadays do tend to blame their parents for everything.
- Peter Shaffer

Parents have the ability to screen their children's Internet access at home.
- Mike Fitzpatrick

My parents used to take me to the pet department and tell me it was a zoo.
- Billy Connolly

My parents had been involved in the labor movement;
if we'd grown up in the city,
we would have been red-diaper babies.
- Holly Near

Soon after I was born, my parents moved to the South Florida area,
and I've lived here ever since (with a few years of
living in both Portugal and Brazil in my younger days).
- Joe Tex

The people who have recently come to this country to
work and better their lives should be given the same
opportunities that our parents,
grandparents, and ancestors were given.
- Jose Serrano

I played basketball to try to get my parents from working so hard.
- James Worthy

My parents didn't want to move to Florida,
but they turned sixty and that's the law.
- Jerry Seinfeld

Children learn to smile from their parents.
- Shinichi Suzuki

The portrait of my parents is a complicated one,
but lovingly drawn.
- Joyce Maynard

I don't visit my parents often because Delta Airlines
won't wait in the yard while I run in.
- Margaret Smith

When I make a book, I make it for the child and not for the parent -
no jokes in it for the parents!
- Dick Bruna

Any kid who has two parents who are interested in him
and has a houseful of books isn't poor.
- Sam Levenson

I was born in Manhattan on West 12th.
My parents were kind of hippies and they did a home birth.
- Ethan Suplee

Since I was an atheist for many years and came to believe
in God through my studies in science,
it frustrated me to see students and parents who viewed
faith and science as enemies.
- John Clayton

My parents were amazing people who had no business being together -
and they knew it.
- James Denton

My parents were laborers so we lived on South Park,
which was a low-income region of Seattle.
You had a choice - you either joined or formed a gang
or you let others bully you.
- Jack Bowman

'Handsome' means many things to many people.
If people consider me handsome, I feel flattered -
and have my parents to thank for it.
Realistically, it doesn't hurt to be good-looking,
especially in this business.
- Richard Chamberlain

Parents must lead by example.
Don't use the cliche; do as I say and not as I do.
We are our children's first and most important role models.
- Lee Haney

I was born in my parents' bedroom on January 16.
The World Almanac says it was 1909.
I say it was 1912.
But what difference does it make as long as I feel 33?
- Ethel Merman

I feel sure that unborn babies pick their parents.
- Gloria Swanson

Both my parents were doctors, and my mother had her surgery in the house.
There were six children.
- Diane Cilento

Yes, I am Algerian of Moroccan origin through my parents,
but all my life is Algeria.
I was born there.
- Ahmed Ben Bella


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