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Good Quotes and sayings about parents from famous authors

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Thuday, 26/05/2016 09:05

"No matter how far we come, our parents are always in us"

 

PARENTS QUOTES

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My parents only had one argument in forty-five years. It lasted forty-three years.

-- Cathy Ladman

 

Your parents, they give you your life, but then they try to give you their life.

-- Chuck Palahniuk

 

The first half of our lives is ruined by our parents, and the second half by our children.

-- Clarence Darrow (1857 - 1938)

 

There's something unnatural about a woman finding babies or, more specifically, conversation about babies, boring. They'll think she's bitter, jealous, lonely. But she's also bored of everybody telling her how lucky she is, what with all that sleep and all that freedom and spare time, the ability to go on dates or head off to Paris at a moments notice. It sounds like they're consoling her, and she resents this and feels patronized by it.

-- David Nicholls, One Day, 2010

 

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If your parents never had children, chances are you won't, either.

-- Dick Cavett (1936 - )

 

The central struggle of parenthood is to let our hopes for our children outweigh our fears.

-- Ellen Goodman (1941 - )

 

Having a baby's sweet face so close to your own, for so long a time as it takes to nurse 'em, is a great tonic for a sad soul.

-- Erica Eisdorfer, The Wet Nurse's Tale, 2009 

 

Losing a baby is not a thing that you could ever get used to.

-- Erica Eisdorfer

 

That’s sort of a cliché about parents. We all believe that our children are the most beautiful children in the world. But the thing is, what no one really talks about is the fact that we all really believe it.

-- Heather Armstrong

 

Just a word of advice. Whenever you're furious with your parents or you think they're terrible, just remember, you vomited on them and they kept you.

-- John Green, Vlogbrothers

 

Fostering a spirit of cooperation with your ex means laying down your weapons in the war of divorce in order to protect your children.

-- Julie A., M.A. Ross and Judy Corcoran, Joint Custody 

 

It’s helpful to imagine your relationship with him or her as a business relationship rather than a personal one. Just as you wouldn’t share that you’re feeling fat, ugly, and depressed with a client or tell her that you’ve just met the love of your life and you’ve never been happier, these thoughts and feelings should be kept to yourself and not shared with your ex. Finally, as in any good business relationship, be honest and prepared to deliver what you promise.

-- Julie A., M.A. Ross and Judy Corcoran, Joint Custody with a Jerk: Raising a Child with an Uncooperative Ex, 2011

 

The point is that no matter what your feelings are, your children will be better off if you make them your central focus and work diligently at keeping the parenting relationship civil and cooperative.

-- Julie A., M.A. Ross and Judy Corcoran, Joint Custody with a Jerk: Raising a Child with an Uncooperative Ex, 2011

 

The thing that impresses me the most about America is the way parents obey their children.

-- King Edward VIII (1894 - 1972)

 

Folks that has brought up children know that there's no hard and fast method in the world that'll suit every child. But them as never have think it's all as plain and easy as Rule of Three—just set your three terms down so fashion, and the sum'll work out correct.

-- L. M. Montgomery (1874 - 1942), Anne of Green Gables, 1908

 

Some men just aren't cut out for paternity. Better they should realize it before and not after they become responsible for a son.

-- Lois McMaster Bujold, Ethan of Athos, 1986

 

Parents are never as bad as kids think they are.

-- Matt Witten, House M.D., Cursed, 2004

 

Parents were invented to make children happy by giving them something to ignore.

-- Ogden Nash (1902 - 1971)

 

Call home at least once a week. It's a proven fact that we call home less the older we get. And that's wrong. It should be the other way around. As we get older, our parents get older.

-- Randy Pausch, Carnegie Mellon Commencement Speech, 2008

 

 parents quotes

 

The reason grandparents and grandchildren get along so well is that they have a common enemy.

-- Sam Levenson (1911 - 1980)

 

What children take from us, they give…We become people who feel more deeply, question more deeply, hurt more deeply, and love more deeply.

-- Sonia Taitz, O Magazine, May 2003

 

“Before you were born, your parents weren't as boring as they are now. They got that way from paying your bills, cleaning your clothes and listening to you talk about how cool you thought you were. So before you save the rain forest from the parasites of your parent's generation, try delousing the closet in your own room.”

Bill Gates

 

“If you mess up, it’s not your parents’ fault, so don’t whine about your mistakes, learn from them.”

― Bill Gates

 

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