Quotations About Parents Page 3

Related: Parenting, Family, Fathers, Mothers

If there is anything that we wish to change in the child, we should first examine it and see whether it is not something that could better be changed in ourselves.
C.G. Jung
Integration of the Personality, 1939


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


No matter how calmly you try to referee, parenting will eventually produce bizarre behavior, and I'm not talking about the kids.
Bill Cosby
Fatherhood, 1986


Grown don't mean nothing to a mother. A child is a child. They get bigger, older, but grown? What's that suppose to mean? In my heart it don't mean a thing.
Toni Morrison
Beloved, 1987


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


Mother love is the fuel that enables a normal human being to do the impossible.
Marion C. Garretty
A Little Spoonful of Chicken Soup for the Mother's Soul


Diogenes struck the father when the son swore.
Robert Burton
"Anatomy of Melancholy," Democritus to the Reader, 1621


A man loves his sweetheart the most, his wife the best, but his mother the longest.
Irish Proverb


An ounce of mother is worth a pound of clergy.
Spanish Proverb


You have a lifetime to work, but children are only young once.
Polish Proverb