146 Quotes Regarding Parenting


To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one's family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one's own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him.
Buddha

A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone.
Billy Graham

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

I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father's protection.
Sigmund Freud

Even as kids reach adolescence, they need more than ever for us to watch over them. Adolescence is not about letting go. It's about hanging on during a very bumpy ride.
Ron Taffel

Mothers all want their sons to grow up to be president, but they don't want them to become politicians in the process.
John F. Kennedy

A mother who is really a mother is never free.
Honore de Balzac

Children are educated by what the grown-up is and not by his talk.
Carl Jung

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

Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children.
Charles R. Swindoll

Mothers - especially single mothers - are heroic in their efforts to raise our nation's children, but men must also take responsibility for their children and recognize the impact they have on their families' well-being.
Evan Bayh

Parentage is a very important profession, but no test of fitness for it is ever imposed in the interest of the children.
George Bernard Shaw

A new father quickly learns that his child invariably comes to the bathroom at precisely the times when he's in there, as if he needed company. The only way for this father to be certain of bathroom privacy is to shave at the gas station.
Bill Cosby

Always kiss your children goodnight, even if they're already asleep.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

How pleasant it is for a father to sit at his child's board. It is like an aged man reclining under the shadow of an oak which he has planted.
Voltaire

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

Never lend your car to anyone to whom you have given birth.
Erma Bombeck

Every cliche about kids is true they grow up so quickly, you blink and they're gone, and you have to spend the time with them now. But that's a joy.
Liam Neeson

We are apt to forget that children watch examples better than they listen to preaching.
Roy L. Smith

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

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