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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


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


Human beings are the only creatures on earth that allow their children to come back home.
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


The best way to keep children at home is to make the home atmosphere pleasant, and let the air out of the tires.
Dorothy Parker


Never lend your car to anyone to whom you have given birth.
Erma Bombeck


Parents who are afraid to put their foot down usually have children who step on their toes.
Chinese Proverb


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