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Famous Quotes & Quotations About Parents:

Insanity is hereditary - you get it from your kids.
~ Sam Levenson.

Instant availability without continuous presence is probably the best role a mother can play.
~ Lotte Bailyn.

It behooves a father to be blameless if he expects his child to be.
~ Homer.

Likely as not, the child you can do the least with will do the most to make you proud.
~ Mignon McLaughlin, The Second Neurotic's Notebook, 1966.

Making the decision to have a child is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body.
~ Elizabeth Stone.

Ma-ma does everything for the baby, who responds by saying Da-da first.
~ Mignon McLaughlin, The Second Neurotic's Notebook, 1966.

If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders.
~ Abigail Van Buren.

If you want your children to improve, let them overhear the nice things you say about them to others.
~ Haim Ginott.

If your children spend most of their time in other people's houses, you're lucky; if they all congregate at your house, you're blessed.
~ Mignon McLaughlin, The Second Neurotic's Notebook, 1966.

Mother Nature is wonderful. Children get too old for piggy-back rides just about the same time they get too heavy for them.
~ Author Unknown.

Never raise your hand to your kids. It leaves your groin unprotected.
~ Red Buttons.

No matter how calmly you try to referee, parenting will eventually produce bizarre behavior, and I'm not talking about the kids.
~ Bill Cosby, Fatherhood, 1986.

Now the thing about having a baby - and I can't be the first person to have noticed this - is that thereafter you have it.
~ Jean Kerr.

Parenthood is a lot easier to get into than out of.
~ Bruce Lansky.

Parenthood is the passing of a baton, followed by a lifelong disagreement as to who dropped it.
~ Robert Brault, www.robertbrault.com.

Parenthood: That state of being better chaperoned than you were before marriage.
~ Marcelene Cox.

My mom used to say it doesn't matter how many kids you have... because one kid'll take up 100% of your time so more kids can't possibly take up more than 100% of your time.
~ Karen Brown.

My mother protected me from the world and my father threatened me with it.
~ Quentin Crisp, The Naked Civil Servant, 1968.

Parents are not interested in justice; they are interested in quiet.
~ Bill Cosby.

Parents often talk about the younger generation as if they didn't have anything to do with it.
~ Haim Ginott.

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