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Quotations About Parents

Related: Parenting, Family, Fathers, Mothers

Sons are for fathers the twice-told tale.
Victoria Secunda
Women and Their Fathers, 1992

When you are a mother, you are never really alone in your thoughts. A mother always has to think twice, once for herself and once for her child.
Sophia Loren
Women and Beauty

You will always be your child's favorite toy.
Vicki Lansky
Trouble-Free Travel with Children, 1991

What a child doesn't receive he can seldom later give.
P.D. James
Time to Be in Earnest

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

Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children.
Charles R. Swindoll
The Strong Family

Most of us become parents long before we have stopped being children.
Mignon McLaughlin
The Second Neurotic's Notebook, 1966

Your children tell you casually years later what it would have killed you with worry to know at the time.
Mignon McLaughlin
The Second Neurotic's Notebook, 1966

All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That's his.
Oscar Wilde
The Importance of Being Earnest, 1895

Adolescence is perhaps nature's way of preparing parents to welcome the empty nest.
Karen Savage and Patricia Adams
The Good Stepmother

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