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  To understand your parents' love you must raise children yourself.  
 -  Chinese proverb
  

  Your son is your son until he marries but your daughter is your daughter until you die.  
 -  Irish proverb
  

  Nobody can do for little children what grandparents do. Grandparents sort of sprinkle stardust over the lives of little children.  
 -  Alex Haley
  

  I would say that compassion for our parents is the true sign of maturity.  
 -  Anais Nin
  

  Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right path, the the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands.  
 -  Anne Frank
  

  Those who educate children well are more to be honored than they who produce them; for these only gave them life, those the art of living well.  
 -  Aristotle
  

  Parents can tell but never teach, unless they practice what they preach.  
 -  Arnold H. Glasow
  

  If you have never been hated by your child, you have never been a parent.  
 -  Bette Davis
  

  Parents are not interested in justice, they're interested in peace and quiet.  
 -  Bill Cosby
  

  One thing about parents is that no matter what stage your child is in, the parents who have older children always tell you the next stage is worse.  
 -  Dave Barry
  

  Listen to the desires of your children. Encourage them and then give them the autonomy to make their own decision.  
 -  Denis Waitley
  

  Perhaps parents would enjoy their children more if they stopped to realize that the film of childhood can never be run through for a second showing.  
 -  Evelyn Nown
  

  The most important thing that parents can teach their children is how to get along without them.  
 -  Frank A. Clark
  

  The more boring a child is, the more the parents, when showing off the child, receive adulation for being good parents because they have a tame child-creature in their house.  
 -  Frank Zappa
  

  Selective ignorance, a cornerstone of child rearing. You don't put kids under surveillance: it might frighten you. Parents should sit tall in the saddle and look upon their troops with a noble and benevolent and extremely nearsighted gaze.  
 -  Garrison Keillor
  

  One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.  
 -  George Herbert
  

  If the kids wake you up in the morning you don't have your shit together.  
 -  Grant Cardone
  

  Selective ignorance, a cornerstone of child rearing. You don't put kids under surveillance: it might frighten you. Parents should sit tall in the saddle and look upon their troops with a noble and benevolent and extremely nearsighted gaze.  
 -  Garrison Keillor
  

  One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.  
 -  George Herbert
  

  If the kids wake you up in the morning you don't have your shit together.  
 -  Grant Cardone
  

  Lucky parents who have fine children usually have lucky children who have fine parents.  
 -  James A. Brewer
  

  There is no greater leadership challenge than parenting.  
 -  Jim Rohn
  

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

  The word no carries a lot more meaning when spoken by a parent who also knows how to say yes.  
 -  Joyce Maynard
  

  There are no bad little kids; there are only bad parents. It isn't the kid's fault he is running around the restaurant screaming like a banshee; it's the parents' fault.  
 -  Larry Winget
  

  Recommend to your children virtues, that alone can make them happy, not gold.  
 -  Ludwig von Beethoven
  

  Every home is a university and the parents are the teachers.  
 -  Mahatma Gandhi
  

  A slavish bond to parents cramps every faculty of the mind.  
 -  Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
  

  It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength.  
 -  Maya Angelou
  

  I've learned that regardless of your relationship with your parents, you'll miss them when they're gone from your life.  
 -  Maya Angelou
  

  My heroes are and were my parents. I can't see having anyone else as my heroes.  
 -  Michael Jordan
  

  Loving a child doesn't mean giving in to all his whims; to love him is to bring out the best in him, to teach him to love what is difficult.  
 -  Nadia Boulanger
  

  The best inheritance a parent can give his children is a few minutes of his time each day.  
 -  O. A. Battista
  

  Help your kids grow and flourish in a garden of their own choice, not yours. When that happens, both you and they have succeeded.  
 -  Og Mandino
  

  Children aren't happy with nothing to ignore, and that's what parents are created for.  
 -  Ogden Nash
  

  If your parents pandered to your every need, chances are you'll do the same with your kids. Dare to break the pattern.  
 -  Peter A. Cohen
  

  A school system without parents at its foundation is just like a bucket with a hole in it.  
 -  Reverend Jesse L. Jackson
  

  The best way to influence your kids is to walk the talk... Don't preach the beauty of books and learning and then head into your family room to watch three hours of MTV.  
 -  Robin Sharma
  

  Experts say you should never hit your children in anger. When is a good time? When you're feeling festive?  
 -  Roseanne Barr
  

  Sometimes the poorest man leaves his children the richest inheritance.  
 -  Ruth E. Renkel
  

  Any kid who has two parents who are interested in him and has a houseful of books isn't poor.  
 -  Sam Levenson
  

  Parents are the bones on which children cut their teeth.  
 -  Sir Peter Ustinov
  

  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
  

  My parents told me 'You watch too much TV and should try reading more!' So I turned on the subtitles.  
 -  Unknown
  

  I don't like talking on the phone when my parents are listening. So uncomfortable.  
 -  Unknown
  

  I hate it when my parents tell other relatives my mistakes.  
 -  Unknown
  

  I follow my friends around their house because I don't want to be left alone and have awkward moments with their parents.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Dear Mom & Dad, thank you for all the good things you've done for me, I can never thank you enough.  
 -  Unknown
  

  You spend years wishing your parents would get off your back, only to realize they're the only ones who ever really had your back.  
 -  Unknown
  

  That moment when you start talking to turn your parents attention away from the movie when the make out scene is coming on.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Love your parents and treat them with love and care. For you will only know their value when you see their empty chair.  
 -  Unknown
  

  That awkward moment when your parents ask if you like anyone.  
 -  Unknown
  

  That look you give your friend when they say something they weren't supposed to mention in front of your parents...  
 -  Unknown
  

  That awkward moment when your friend is getting yelled at by their parents and you just sit there awkwardly petting their dog or talking to their fish.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Always be aware that every moment you are spending money, you are not exchanging commodities but you are spending the time, the energy, and respect that your parents earned by working hard.  
 -  Unknown
  

  The best feeling in the world is to know that your parents are smiling because of you.  
 -  Unknown
  

  We all hate it when we're joking around with our parents and then it turns into a life lesson.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Remember to love your parents...We are so busy growing up, we often forget they are also growing old.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Don't break their hearts in their old age after they broke their backs carrying you in their young and tender age. Make them proud.  
 -  Unknown
  

  I follow my friends around their house, because I don't want to be left alone and have awkward moments with their parents  
 -  Unknown
  

  Parenting is the toughest job on earth as you are responsible for the physical, emotional & mental development of another human being.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Your parents may not be perfect, but they are the most perfect gift God has ever given you.  
 -  Unknown
  

  It is a wise father that knows his own child.  
 -  William Shakespeare, The Merchant Of Venice
  

  Start your child's day with love and encouragement and end the day the same way.  
 -  Zig Ziglar