When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished at how much he had learned in seven years.
My mother and father didn’t love each other, so they were always fighting.
You have to appeal to the adult… the children don’t have any money!
God hath woven into the principles of human nature such a tenderness for their off-spring, that there is little fear that parents should use their power with too much rigour.
People don’t know how to behave in public anymore. Parents are trying to be friends with their kids rather than draw the line and tell them what proper public behavior would be.
If you a parent of a kid with a mental health problem or something … react with the realest reaction.
I moved out of my parents’ house and directly into a tour bus, not having any rules. I was like: ‘I can drink beer now and eat pizza every day’ and I just got to hang out with my band and travel the world. It was crazy, but it was pretty special.
There is only one pretty child in the world, and every mother has it.
Parents who are afraid to put their foot down usually have children who step on their toes.
He is unworthy of life who gives no life to another.