Quotes: parents

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  • Vivien Leigh
    Vivien Leigh
    English actress 1913-1967
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    My parents were absolutely delighted that I knew what I wanted to do.
  • Bill de Blasio
    Bill de Blasio
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    My parents were divorced when I was young. I was really brought up by my mother's side of the family.
  • Bob Beauprez
    Bob Beauprez
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    My parents were exactly like millions of other Americans who had a fire in their belly to build something of their own, and in so doing they exemplified the dignity of work, the opportunity available in this great nation to those willing to work, and they left the world a bit better than it was when they first showed up.
  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    My parents were neither very poor nor conspicuously honest.
  • Bill Rancic
    Bill Rancic
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    My parents were out of town and sent me to stay at my grandma's house. That's where I learned how to make pancakes. I served them to all the old ladies who lived on her block. After the meal, they each left a $5 bill next to their plates. I thought, 'Hey, I'm onto something here.'
  • Billy Crudup
    Billy Crudup
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    My parents were really encouraging. But I had to teach them the proper way you respond to an actor after seeing a play - regardless of whether you like their performance you tell them how great they are because they have to go on again the next night.
  • Billy Casper
    Billy Casper
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    My parents were strict and taught me the proper fundamentals that I would use in my life. They taught me commitment to work hard.
  • Bill Hader
    Bill Hader
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    My parents were supportive. I didn't have good grades, but they could tell I wasn't lazy.
  • Bo Sanchez
    Bo Sanchez
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    My parents were the traditional Filipino parents who didn't talk about money around the dinner table.
  • Barry Humphries
    Barry Humphries
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    My parents were very pleased that I was in the army. The fact that I hated it somehow pleased them even more.
    Source: More please
  • Bonnie Hammer
    Bonnie Hammer
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    My parents weren't at all in entertainment, but when I look back, something along the line prepared me and opened me up to entertainment.
  • My parents would never throw the kids in first class for the flights; they'd be up front, and we'd be economy - we knew we were lucky just to be travelling.
  • Ben Stein
    Ben Stein
    American professor, writer
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    My parents, products of the Great Depression, were successful people, but lived in a state of constant fear that my sister and I, and they, would sink into the kind of economic insecurity that their generation knew so well.
  • My son has two loving parents and an extended family, whether it's cousins or stepmothers or boyfriends. My son is surrounded by love.
  • Anthony Hecht
    Anthony Hecht
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    Mysteries, like the Masonic rites, are ones parents and elders are sworn not to reveal to the uninitiated, which include all children. And so we sought for signs.