Parents - Quotes

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It simply makes sense that I should miss my parents more than they miss me, especially when you consider that they only loved me for thirteen years while I loved them for my entire life.

Chuck Palahniuk

Love? Well, yes. There are so many kinds. There’s eros: simplest and most transient of all. There’s philia: friendship; loyalty. There’s storge: the affection a child gives its parents. There’s thelema: the desire to perform. Then there’s agape: platonic love; for a friend; for a world; love for a stranger you’ve never met; the love of all humanity.

Joanne Harris

Today I overheard an American teenager comparing her deprivation to that of our children, because her parents would only buy her a used car. There are none so impoverished as those who do not acknowledge the abundance of their lives.

Richard Paul Evans

You can`t change who your parents are. The only thing you can change is how you choose to deal with them.

50 / 50 (movie)

Parents were the only ones obligated to love you; from the rest of the world you had to earn it.

Ann Brashares

Mother's Day is a celebration of all those, parents or not, who nourish or cherish others and teach them the meaning of love. It's just that mothers are the most evident, most visible, most endearing teachers and that's why we honor them, remember them and their concrete examples of love.

William J. Bausch

You don`t really understand human nature unless you know why a child on a merry-go-round will wave at his parents every time around and why his parents always wave back.

William D. Tammeus

Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person`s character lies in their own hands.

Anne Frank

Parents of young children should realize that few people, and maybe no one, will find their children as enchanting as they do.

Barbara Walters

Mankind is not yet grown, I`m saying.
But he aspires, and thus he`s wild.
His parents - thought, and love undying -
may they watch over their lost child.

Attila József

When I was a kid my parents moved a lot, but I always found them.

Rodney Dangerfield

Children aren`t happy with nothing to ignore,
And that`s what parents were created for.

Ogden Nash

Parents of young children should realize that few people, and maybe no one, will find their children as enchanting as they do.

Barbara Walters

Where parents do too much for their children, the children will not do much for themselves.

Elbert Hubbard

Children begin by loving their parents; after a time they judge them; rarely, if ever, do they forgive them.

Oscar Wilde

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