Quotes: parents

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  • Bob Barr
    Bob Barr
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    For decades, parents were told by so-called parenting 'experts' that offspring would be best raised on the belief each is special and entitled to all life has to offer.
  • Avi Arad
    Avi Arad
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    For me, the toughest thing for kids to deal with is when the parents are fighting. It's not violence on them - it's the feeling of violence in the family.
  • Bing Gordon
    Bing Gordon
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    For missionary entrepreneurs, the dream outcome is to build an 'Internet treasure' - a brand that defines a generation, proves that we are better than our parents, and becomes something we couldn't live without.
  • Sophie Tucker
    Sophie Tucker
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    From birth to age 18, a girl needs good parents, from 18 to 35 she needs good looks, from 35 to 55 she needs a good personality, and from 55 on she needs cash.
  • Given the choice, children who don't want for anything will not save... We have an obligation as parents to give our children what they need. What they want we can give them as a special gift, or they can save their money for it.
  • Bill Hybels
    Bill Hybels
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    God is no more intimidated by childish demands for instant gratification than are wise parents.
    Source: Too Busy Not to Pray
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
    Camille Paglia
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    Greek pederasty honored the erotic magnetism of male adolescence in a way that today brings police to the door. Children are more conscious and perverse than parents like to think.
    Source: Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson (1990)
  • Bobby Flay
    Bobby Flay
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    Grilling outside with my parents at the Jersey shore. We would grill lobster and corn in the summer.
  • Ben Shapiro
    Ben Shapiro
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    Having children truly ends adolescence. We are all either parents or children: responsibility-takers or those who demand from others.
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
    Abraham Lincoln
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    He reminds me of the man who murdered both his parents, and then when the sentence was about to be pronounced, pleaded for mercy on the grounds that he was orphan.
  • Anne Frank
    Anne Frank
    Dutch Jewish Refugee, Diarist 1929-1945
    Anne Frank
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    How true Daddy's words were when he said: all children must look after their own upbringing. 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.
  • Arthur Rimbaud
    Arthur Rimbaud
    French Poet 1854-1891
    Arthur Rimbaud
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    I am the slave of my baptism. Parents, you have caused my misfortune, and you have caused your own.
  • Toni Morrison
    Toni Morrison
    American novelist, essayist, editor 1931-
    Toni Morrison
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    I don't think one parent can raise a child. I don't think two parents can raise a child. You really need the whole village.
  • I feel like I almost didn't grow up in the business, because my parents worked so hard at sheltering us from that.
  • I feel like I almost didn't grow up in the business, because my parents worked so hard at sheltering us from that. I was raised in Connecticut. And I honestly wasn't aware that my dad was a celebrity until I moved to Los Angeles a year ago.