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Famous Quotes & Quotations About Parents:

A lot of parents pack up their troubles and send them off to summer camp.
~ Raymond Duncan.

Human beings are the only creatures on earth that allow their children to come back home.
~ Bill Cosby, Fatherhood, 1986.

Humans are the only animals that have children on purpose with the exception of guppies, who like to eat theirs.
~ P.J. O'Rourke.

A parent who has never apologized to his children is a monster. If he's always apologizing, his children are monsters.
~ Mignon McLaughlin, The Second Neurotic's Notebook, 1966.

It kills you to see them grow up. But I guess it would kill you quicker if they didn't.
~ Barbara Kingsolver, Animal Dreams.

A parent's love is whole no matter how many times divided.
~ Robert Brault, www.robertbrault.com.

Although there are many trial marriages... there is no such thing as a trial child.
~ Gail Sheehy.

Always end the name of your child with a vowel, so that when you yell, the name will carry.
~ Bill Cosby.

Before I got married I had six theories about bringing up children; now I have six children, and no theories.
~ John Wilmot.

Being a child at home alone in the summer is a high-risk occupation. If you call your mother at work thirteen times an hour, she can hurt you.
~ Erma Bombeck.

Character is largely caught, and the father and the home should be the great sources of character infection.
~ Frank H. Cheley.

Children begin by loving their parents; as they grow older they judge them; sometimes they forgive them.
~ Oscar Wilde.

Smack your child every day. If you don't know why - he does.
~ Joey Adams.

Children have more need of models than of critics.
~ Carolyn Coats, Things Your Dad Always Told You But You Didn't Want to Hear.

Always kiss your children goodnight - even if they're already asleep.
~ H. Jackson Brown Jr.

As a child my family's menu consisted of two choices: take it, or leave it.
~ Buddy Hackett.

Ask your child what he wants for dinner only if he's buying.
~ Fran Lebowitz, Social Studies.

Conscience is less an inner voice than the memory of a mother's glance.
~ Robert Brault, www.robertbrault.com.

Don't handicap your children by making their lives easy.
~ Robert A. Heinlein.

Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
~ Robert Fulghum.

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