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Parenthood Quotes
Inspirational Quotes about Parenthood

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Parenthood and family come first for me,
and when I'm not working I'm cool with the Teletubbies.
- Clive Owen

Related topics: Parenting

Parenthood is not an object of appetite or even desire.
It is an object of will.
There is no appetite for parenthood;
there is only a purpose or intention of parenthood.
- Robin G. Collingwood

Parenthood always comes as a shock.
Postpartum blues? Postpartum panic is more like it.
We set out to have a baby; what we get is a total take-over of our lives.
- Polly Berrien Berends

There are times when parenthood seems nothing more
than feeding the hand that bites you.
- Peter De Vries

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Cloning looks like a degrading of parenthood and a
perversion of the right relation between parents and children.
- Leon Kass

I know how sobering and exhausting parenthood is.
But the reality is that our children's future depends on us as parents.
Because we know that the first years truly last forever.
- Rob Reiner

Parenthood remains the greatest single preserve of the amateur.
- Alvin Toffler


 

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

Becoming a mother cannot help but change things.
An author's life is reflected in their writing,
whether they want it to be or not, and parenthood is
one of the biggest life changes there is.
- Sarah Zettel

Every child comes with the message
that God is not yet discouraged of man.
- Rabindranath Tagore

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

Our opportunity is to Soar our Spirit.
To see Light and Joy in everything.
To spread our wings and fly boldly.
To give thanks for rainbows and butterflies -
our symbols of renewal and rebirth.
To offer daily Thanksgiving - for ourselves, our family,
our friends, our community, for the whole world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To the people who love you,
you are beautiful already.
This is not because they're
blind to your shortcomings
but because they so clearly see your soul.
- Victoria Moran

Nothing you do for a child is ever wasted.
- Garrison Keillor

A happy family is but an earlier heaven.
- George Bernard Shaw

Mother is the name for God
in the lips and hearts of little children.
- William Makepeace Thackeray

Let parents bequeath to their children
not riches, but the spirit of reverence.
- Plato

There are two lasting bequests we can give our children
One is roots, the other is wings.
- Hodding Carter

Our loved ones -
whether by blood, by marriage, or by choice -
are delicate treasures.
If we hold them too close, they break -
as a butterfly would.
By honoring and enjoying
the freedom of our loved ones,
we gain our own freedom.
Have the courage to trust that
the beautiful butterflies of your life
will return - or not - as life intends.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The ache for home lives in all of us,
the safe place where we can
go as we are and not be questioned.
- Maya Angelou

Your greatest gift to your family and friends is yourself -
your relaxed, happy, and fully-present self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother.
- Roe Fulkerson

Kindness is the light that dissolves
all walls between souls, families, and nations.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

Sisters are different flowers from the same garden.
- Anonymous

Children are born innocent.
Before they are domesticated they live in the moment,
love without fear, and don't even think about the opinions of others.
- don Miguel Ruiz

One of the sanest, surest, and most generous joys of life
comes from being happy over the good fortune of others.
- Robert A. Heinlein

We find delight in the beauty and happiness of children
that makes the heart too big for the body.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

For a happy marriage,
love and accept your spouse just the way they are.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

No one can find inner peace except by working,
not in a self-centered way, but for the whole human family.
- Peace Pilgrim

The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree
is the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other.
- Burton Hills

Live so that when your children think of fairness,
caring and integrity, they think of you.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Sister is probably the most competitive
relationship within the family,
but once the sisters are grown,
it becomes the strongest relationship.
- Margaret Mead

The final forming of a person's character
lies in their own hands.
- Anne Frank

The hardest of all, is learning to be
a well of affection, and not a fountain,
to show them that we love them,
not when we feel like it, but when they do.
- Nan Fairbrother

No love, no friendship can cross the path of our destiny
without leaving some mark on it forever.
- Francois Muriac

What is our family?
We touch our full hearts and see ourselves
reflected whole in each other's eyes.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

What can you do to promote world peace?
Go home and love your family.
- Mother Teresa

Nobody has ever asked the nuclear family to live
all by itself in a box the way we do.
With no relatives, no support,
we've put it in an impossible situation.
- Margaret Mead

You are my home - the place to which I always return.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Consider a new beginning with your family -
choose to take them less seriously.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Sometimes, our family's most important job
is reminding us how unimportant we are.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You are my family because I CHOOSE you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You don't choose your family.
They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.
- Desmond Tutu

The magic words for a great family are,
"I love you just the way you are."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You are my Family
- Karen Drucker

Pray in your family daily, that yours may be in the
number of the families who call upon God.
- Christopher Love

For the very first time the young are
seeing history being made
before it is censored by their elders.
- Margaret Mead

God did not intend the human family to be wafted to
heaven on flowery beds of ease.
- Frank Knox

Many societies have educated their male children
on the simple device of teaching them not to be women.
- Margaret Mead

Our family life was certainly not intellectual.
- Douglass North

One of the things that binds us as a family is a shared sense of humor.
- Ralph Fiennes

I come from that society and there is a common thread,
specifically family values - the idea that you do anything for your family,
and the unconditional love for one's children.
- Ednita Nazario

My family was my guide to my reality.
- Haywood Nelson

Family, nature and health all go together.
- Olivia Newton-John

The object of education is to prepare the young
to educate themselves throughout their lives.
- Robert M. Hutchins

I grew up in a very religious family.
I could read the Qu'ran easily at the age of five.
- Akhmad Kadyrov

It is extraordinary that when you are acquainted with
a whole family you can forget about them.
- Gertrude Stein

The left dismisses talk about the collapse of family
life and talks instead about the emergence of the growing
new diversity of family types.
- Christopher Lasch

You have to defend your honor.
And your family.
- Suzanne Vega

Happy is said to be the family which can eat onions together.
They are, for the time being, separate,
from the world, and have a harmony of aspiration.
- Charles Dudley Warner

Rarely do members of the same family grow up under the same roof.
- Richard Bach

Dad kept us out of school, but school comes and goes.
Family is forever.
- Charlie Sheen

We love to be with our family and friends and I can
tell you that lots of eating will be involved.
- Julia Barr

When I'm ready, I plan to adopt.
I still believe in family.
- LaToya Jackson

Tell me whom you live with,
and I will tell you who you are.
- Spanish Proverb

The most interesting information comes from children,
for they tell all they know and then stop.
- Mark Twain

If you have only one smile in you,
give it to the people you love.
Don't be surly at home,
then go out in the street
and start grinning good morning
at total strangers.
- Maya Angelou

A family can develop only with a loving woman as its center.
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

A woman should be home with the children,
building that home and making sure there's a secure family atmosphere.
- Mel Gibson

Youngsters need good models more than they need critics.
- John Wooden

A mother is one to whom you hurry when you are troubled.
- Emily Dickinson


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