Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Parents - christiansquoting.org.uk

If your children look up to you, you've made a success of life's biggest job.

The only true child experts are those that do not yet have any of their own.

During my piano recital, I was on a stage and scared. I looked at all the people watching me and saw my daddy waving and smiling. He was the only one doing that. I wasn't scared anymore, - Cindy - age 8

If you can't be a good example, then you'll just have to be a horrible warning.- Katherine Aird

The joys of parents are secret, and so are their griefs and fears: they cannot utter the one, nor will they utter the other.
Francis Bacon

The most important thing that parents can teach their children is how to get along without them. Frank A. Clark

Parents are often so busy with the physical rearing of children that they miss the glory of parenthood, just as the grandeur of the trees is lost when raking leaves. -- Marcelene Cox

What a mercy was it to us to have parents that prayed for us before they had us, as well as in our infancy when we could not pray for ourselves!
John Flavel

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. - Anne Frank (1929-1945) "The Diary of a Young Girl," 1952.

Parents are by no means exempt from the intoxication of dominion. - Samuel Johnson: Rambler #148

Happy is the child whose father acquits himself with credit in the presence of its friends ~ Robert Lynd, The Blue Lion

Before you were born your parents weren't as boring as they are now. They got that way paying your bills, cleaning your room, and listening to you tell how idealistic you are. So before you save the rain forest from the bloodsucking parasites of your parents' generation, try delousing the closet in your own room. Charles Sykes DUMBING DOWN OUR KIDS.

Schoolmasters and parents exist to be grown out of. London Sunday Times

[Being a parent] is tough. If you just want a wonderful little creature to love, you can get a puppy.Barbara Walters (1931-____)

There are no illegitimate children--only illegitimate parents. -- Leon R. Yankwich

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