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Famous Quotes & Quotations About Parents:

Raising children is like making biscuits: it is as easy to raise a big batch as one, while you have your hands in the dough.
~ E.W. Howe.

Setting a good example for your children takes all the fun out of middle age.
~ William Feather, The Business of Life, 1949.

Simply having children does not make mothers.
~ John A. Shedd.

Sing out loud in the car even, or especially, if it embarrasses your children.
~ Marilyn Penland .

Smack your child every day. If you don't know why - he does.
~ Joey Adams.

Sometimes, in a moral struggle, we discover the right thing to do - just as, on some cold day long ago, we discovered mittens pinned to our coat sleeve.
~ Robert Brault Quotes, www.robertbrault.com.

The beauty of "spacing" children many years apart lies in the fact that parents have time to learn the mistakes that were made with the older ones - which permits them to make exactly the opposite mistakes with the younger ones.
~ Sydney J. Harris.

The child supplies the power but the parents have to do the steering.
~ Benjamin Spock, Dr. Spock's Baby and Child Care.

The guys who fear becoming fathers don't understand that fathering is not something perfect men do, but something that perfects the man. The end product of child raising is not the child but the parent.
~ Frank Pittman, Man Enough.

The hardest part of raising a child is teaching them to ride bicycles. A shaky child on a bicycle for the first time needs both support and freedom. The realization that this is what the child will always need can hit hard.
~ Sloan Wilson.

The ideal home: big enough for you to hear the children, but not very well.
~ Mignon McLaughlin Quotes, The Second Neurotic's Notebook, 1966.

The one thing children wear out faster than shoes is parents.
~ John J. Plomp.

The problem with children is that you have to put up with their parents.
~ Charles DeLint.

The quickest way for a parent to get a child's attention is to sit down and look comfortable.
~ Lane Olinghouse.

The secret of dealing successfully with a child is not to be its parent.
~ Mell Lazarus.

The thing that impresses me most about America is the way parents obey their children.
~ Edward, Duke of Windsor, Look, 5 March 1957.

The trouble with being a parent is that by the time you are experienced, you are unemployed.
~ Author Unknown.

There are no illegitimate children - only illegitimate parents.
~ Leon R. Yankwich.

There are two lasting bequests we can give our children. One is roots. The other is wings.
~ Hodding Carter Jr.

There comes a time when a woman needs to stop thinking about her looks and focus her energies on raising her children. This time comes at the moment of conception. A child needs a role model, not a supermodel.
~ Astrid Alauda Quotes.

There is only one pretty child in the world, and every mother has it.
~ Chinese Proverb.

There may be some doubt as to who are the best people to have charge of children, but there can be no doubt that parents are the worst.
~ George Bernard Shaw Quotes.

There is a strong chance that siblings who turn out well were hassled by the same parents.
~ Robert Brault Quotes, www.robertbrault.com.

These are my daughters, I suppose.
But where in the world did the children vanish?
~Phyllis McGinley, Ballad of Lost Objects, 1954.

To bring up a child in the way he should go, travel that way yourself once in a while.
~ Josh Billings Quotes.

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