It is time for parents to
teach young people early on that in diversity there is
beauty and there is strength.
Distrust and caution are the parents of security.
My heroes are and were my parents. I can't see having anyone
else as my heroes.
Little League baseball is a very good thing because it keeps
the parents off the streets.
Let parents bequeath to their children not riches, but the
spirit of reverence.
We believed in our idea - a family park where parents and
children could have fun- together.
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.
My parents shared not only an improbable love, they shared
an abiding faith in the possibilities of this nation. They
would give me an African name, Barack, or blessed, believing
that in a tolerant America your name is no barrier to
On Halloween, the parents sent their kids out looking like
Because parents have power over children. They feel they
have to do what their parents say. But the love of money is
the root of all evil. And this is a sweet child. And to see
him turn like this, this isn't him. This is not him.
Dad needs to show an incredible amount of respect and humor
and friendship toward his mate so the kids understand their
parents are sexy, they're fun, they do things together,
they're best friends. Kids learn by example. If I respect
Mom, they're going to respect Mom.
My parents didn't want to move to Florida, but they turned
sixty and that's the law.
Parents forgive their children least readily for the faults
they themselves instilled in them.
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach
Most children turn out badly because they have the wrong
parental image. This doesn't mean their parents are
criminal. It means they are boring and cruel.
We never know the love of a parent till we become parents
Henry Ward Beecher
We both came
from families in which parents got married, had children and
the whole thing. So we were not the kind of people to live
I have really great, great parents, and they were very
supportive of me.