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35 Parent Quotes By Famous People

Parenting is the toughest and most important job. Parents must be healthy, physically, and strong mentally in order to be good parents. When parents feel relaxed with who they are, they are free to give their children true, deep, absolute love. A child’s behaviors can rub off from their parent, and it’s the parent’s duty to help children learn how to manage their thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, so they can grow up to be healthy and well-mannered participants of society. This takes tremendous self-awareness from parents. Self-awareness leads to awareness and understanding of others. These parent quotes are inspirational, these quotes will explain the true beauty of being a parent. 

Parent Quotes

35 Parent Quotes

  1. “I would have given anything to keep her little. They outgrow us so much faster than we outgrow them.” Jodi Picoult
  2. “But kids don’t stay with you if you do it right. It’s the one job where the better you are, the more surely you won’t be needed in the long run.” Barbara Kingsolver
  3. “Children are educated by what the grown-up is and not by his talk.” Carl Jung
  4. “Children are not casual guests in our home. They have been loaned to us temporarily for the purpose of loving them and instilling a foundation of values on which their future lives will be built.” James Dobson

  5. “It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.” Frederick Douglass

  6. “Don’t worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.” Robert Fulghum
  7. “Only parents love you unconditionally. Everyone else carries a “Conditions Apply” tag. This is the ultimate truth of life.” Prathamesh Medhekar
  8. “Encourage and support your kids because children are apt to live up to what you believe of them.” Lady Bird Johnson
  9. “Before I became a parent, I swore my kids would never have a tantrum in public. Let’s all take a moment to laugh about this.” PishPosh Baby
  10. “I came to parenting the way most of us do — knowing nothing and trying to learn everything.” Mayim Bialik

  11. “They say women speak 20,000 words a day. I have a daughter who gets that done by breakfast.” Baby Berry
  12. “What’s it’s like to be a parent. It’s one of the hardest things you’ll ever do but in exchange, it teaches you the meaning of unconditional love.” Nicholas Sparks
  13. “If we don’t shape our kids, they will be shaped by outside forces that don’t care what shape our kids are in.” Louise Hart
  14. “A parent’s love is whole no matter how many times divided.” Robert Brault
  15. “If you bungle raising your children, I don’t think whatever else you do matters very much.” Jacqueline Kennedy

  16. “Never lend your car to anyone to whom you have given birth.” Erma Bombeck
  17. “In my world, there are no bad kids, just impressionable, conflicted young people wrestling with emotions and impulses, trying to communicate their feelings & needs the only way they know how.” Janet Lansbury
  18. “Everyone should have kids. They are the greatest joy in the world. But they are also terrorists. You’ll realize this as soon as they’re born, and they start using sleep deprivation to break you.” Ray Romano
  19. “It is time for parents to teach young people that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength.” Maya Angelou
  20. “Love is giving your kids your undivided attention and time.” Kevin Heath

  21. “If you have never been hated by your child, you have never been a parent.” Bette Davis
  22. “My mother protected me from the world and my father threatened me with it.” Quentin Crisp
  23. “No one is ever quite ready; everyone is always caught off guard. Parenthood chooses you. And you open your eyes, look at what you’ve got, say “Oh, my gosh,” and recognize that of all the balls there ever were, this is the one you should not drop. It’s not a question of choice.” Marisa de los Santos
  24. “Having a baby changes the way you view your in-laws. I love it when they come to visit now. They can hold the baby and I can go out.” Mathew Broderick
  25. “One thing I had learned from watching chimpanzees with their infants is that having a child should be fun.” Jane Goodall

  26. “The best way to make children good is to make them happy.” Oscar Wilde
  27. “Dear children, I love you more than life itself, but I ain’t sad when you go to bed. Love, Mom.” Amy Weatherly
  28. “Parenthood…It’s about guiding the next generation, and forgiving the last.” Peter Krause
  29. “Parenting classes should be mandatory, whether you are adopting or not, and would include an evaluation of your current physical, mental, and financial state as well as how ready you are to take on the rigors of parenthood. Our children are our most precious natural resource, and there is absolutely no other way to parent but to put them first.” Dale Archer
  30. “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

  31. “The beauty of motherhood is not in the freshly pressed shirts and smiling photos we show the world. The beauty of motherhood is in the folds and creases of our lives, the grimaces, and tantrums, the moments when we have to grit our teeth to get through when we pound on windows and yell and scream and demand better of each other and ourselves.” Robyn Passante
  32. “Love is unconditional acceptance. It is the love of parents for children; also the non-possessive love of partners; also the caring love between all people that enables forgiveness. It’s above energy, though it may be expressed energetically. It’s our essential nature: Spirit itself, the quality we share with God. And it is the binding force of the universe, inherent in all that is.” Peter Shepherd
  33. “The reality is that most of us communicate the same way that we grew up. That communication style becomes our normal way of dealing with issues, our blueprint for communication. It’s what we know and pass on to our own children. We either become our childhood or we make a conscious choice to change it.” Kristen Crockett
  34. “There is no single effort more radical in its potential for saving the world than a transformation of the way we raise our children.” Marianne Williamson
  35. “Where did we ever get the crazy idea that in order to make children do better, first, we have to make them feel worse?” Jane Nelsen

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