Quotes: parents

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  • Henry Rollins
    Henry Rollins
    American musician, actor and writer 1961-
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    Kids need parents who love and support them unconditionally, full stop.
  • Bill Ayers
    Bill Ayers
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    Kill all the rich people. Break up their cars and apartments. Bring the revolution home, kill your parents, that's where it's really at.
  • Plato
    Plato
    Greek philosopher 427 BC - 347 BC
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    Let parents bequeath to their children not riches, but the spirit of reverence.
  • Lifestyles and sex roles are passed from parents to children as inexorably as blue eyes or small feet.
  • Augustus Hare
    Augustus Hare
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    Love, it has been said, flows downward. The love of parents for their children has always been far more powerful than that of children for their parents; and who among the sons of men ever loved God with a thousandth part of the love which God has manifested to us?
  • B. D. Wong
    B. D. Wong
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    Maybe there are logical reasons for a gay person not to have a great relationship with their parents - not because there's a parent who made him gay, but just because it may be difficult to understand everything.
  • Campbell Brown
    Campbell Brown
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    More and more parents and voters have rejected the teachers' union antiquated, top down, one-size-fits-all approach to education and continue to elect candidates who embrace reform that celebrates students and empowers parents.
  • Bill Rancic
    Bill Rancic
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    My best friend Jerry started a boat-washing business, and it was one of the most critical experiences of my life. I got to meet a lot of people who were entrepreneurs. My parents were schoolteachers, and I was now meeting people who owned companies. I realized that if this guy can do it, why can't I?
  • Elayne Boosler
    Elayne Boosler
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    My brother's gay. My parents don't mind as long as he marries a doctor.
    Source: New York Magazine 22 March 1976, Funny Girl
  • B. B. King
    B. B. King
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    My dad died, I think, at 87. So I'll be lucky if I make 87. But in a lot of cases, the younger people live longer than their parents. And they know more. My dad used to tell me he ate the hog from his rooter to his tooter. So do I when I'm not trying to lose weight.
  • Bob Balaban
    Bob Balaban
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    My dad was born in Chicago in 1908... his parents came from Russia. They settled in Chicago, where they lived in a little tiny grocery store with eight or nine children - in the backroom all together - and my grandmother got the idea to go into the movie business.
  • Brendan Myers
    Brendan Myers
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    My earliest interest in game design came when I was in primary school, and my parents bought a Commodore 128 computer. I taught myself to write programs in BASIC, and then I made my own games.
  • Billy Corgan
    Billy Corgan
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    My earliest memory is of feeling different. My parents told me that I wasn't like other children.
    Source: In: Stapleton, Jim. Smashing Pumpkins (1996)
  • Blythe Danner
    Blythe Danner
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    My family was very musical. My brother is an opera singer; my parents both sang.
  • Billy Idol
    Billy Idol
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    My hair used to be real long, and my parents were encouraged when I cut it. They thought I was going 'straight,' but I was just getting weirder - at least in their eyes. I was getting into the punk thing.