Parents Quotes

Parents wonder why the streams are bitter when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.

It seems like only yesterday he was five years old – clinging to me because he’d just scraped his knee and I was the only one in the world who could make it better. I remember sometimes getting up in the middle of the night and slipping into his room just to make sure he […]

Children who avoid the mistakes their parents made often make the mistakes their parents avoided.

Bad manners are the fault of the parent, not the child. (Dukat, “Things Past”)

One of the first things one notices in a backward country is that children are still obeying their parents.

About all some parents accomplish in life is to send a child to Harvard.

If our boys and girls are not so good as they were when you were a child their age, it may be that they had a much better mother and dad than your child has.

There may be some doubt as to who are the best people to have children, but there can be no doubt that parents are the worst.

Cows forget that they were calves.

If there are quarrels between the parents or if their marriage is unhappy, the ground will be prepared in their children for the severest predisposition to a disturbance of sexual development or to neurotic illness.