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Treat the earth well.
It was not given to you by your parents,
it was loaned to you by your children.
We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors,
we borrow it from our Children.
- Native American traditional

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

Treat the earth well,
It was not given to you by your parents,
It was loaned to you by your children.
- Native American Proverb

Most people don't CHOOSE their value system -
they simply inherit the beliefs of their parents and community.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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Pay It Forward.
Gift future generations in proportion to your gratitude.
The nature of life is that we pay forward
our biological creation and nurture.
Our parents gift us with life and nurture,
and we gift our children with life and nurture.
While this much is essential to continued human existence,
choose to take "pay it forward" farther - much farther.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

As long as any adult thinks that he,
like the parents and teachers of old,
can become introspective,
invoking his own youth to understand
the youth before him,
he is lost.
- Margaret Mead


 

Chance makes our parents, but choice makes our friends.
- Jacques Delille

Children aren't happy with nothing to ignore,
and that's what parents were created for.
- Ogden Nash

Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge
on their children rather than virtue,
the art of speaking well rather than doing well;
but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

My parents and my grandfather on my mom's side would travel the earth.
They went to Australia and China, and they went to
probably every soccer game I ever played.
- Brandi Chastain

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.
- Anne Frank

My parents, especially my mother, were no influence on me whatsoever.
- Andy Partridge

Parents are not interested in justice,
they're interested in peace and quiet.
- Bill Cosby

In automobile terms, the child supplies the power but
the parents have to do the steering.
- Benjamin Spock

Parents need all the help they can get.
The strongest as well as the most fragile family requires
a vital network of social supports.
- Bernice Weissbourd

Most children threaten at times to run away from home.
This is the only thing that keeps some parents going.
- Phyllis Diller

It's YOUR time - it's YOUR life -
YOU get to choose how you use it. T
here is no way that your life is "supposed" to be.
Your parents had their vision for your life.
Your boss, your spouse, your church, your friends,
and even the family next door have their ideas
of how you should live your life.
What about YOUR vision for your life?
What do YOU want?
YES, it matters what you want.
YES you can have what you want.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What is the use of physicians like myself trying to
help parents to bring up children healthy and happy,
to have them killed in such numbers for a cause that is ignoble?
- Benjamin Spock

We never know the love of a parent till we become parents ourselves.
- Henry Ward Beecher

It was seldom that I attended any religious meetings,
as my parents had not much faith in and were never
so unfortunate as to unite themselves with any of the religious sects.
- Orson Pratt

The car trip can draw the family together,
as it was in the days before television when parents
and children actually talked to each other.
- Andrew H. Malcolm

Heredity is what sets the parents of a teenager wondering about each other.
- Laurence J. Peter

Parents should not smoke in order to discourage their kids from smoking.
A child is more likely to smoke when they have been
raised in the environment of a smoker.
- Christy Turlington

The most important role models should and could be parents and teachers.
But that said, once you're a teenager you've probably
gotten as much of an example from your parents as you're going to.
- Andrew Shue

Krishna children were taught that in the spiritual
world there were no parents,
only souls and hence this justified their being kept out of view from others,
cloistered in separate buildings and sheltered from the evil material world.
- Mary Garden

'Handsome' means many things to many people.
If people consider me handsome, I feel flattered -
and have my parents to thank for it.
Realistically, it doesn't hurt to be good-looking,
especially in this business.
- Richard Chamberlain

When does a belief bring out the best in you?
When does a belief hold you prisoner to yesterday
and limit your options for designing a great future?
Test your beliefs with as much objectivity
as you can bring to the subject.
Be willing to let go of those beliefs
that represent your parents' opinions,
or your communities opinions, rather than your own.
Those beliefs that withstand rigorous testing,
should become the foundation of your being -
your reason for living.
Take action on those beliefs.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I have a sense that many Americans, especially those
like me with European or foreign parents,
feel they have to invent their families just as they
have to invent themselves.
- Philip Levine

My dad had emphysema and both of my parents had chronic
bronchitis and ended up with cancers -
all smoking related.
- Loni Anderson

My parents are Italian and British.
They live in Berkeley now - we all moved there four years ago.
- Claire Forlani

The arts and a belief in the values of the civil rights movement,
in the overwhelming virtue of diversity,
these were our religion.
My parents worshipped those ideals.
- Jonathan Lethem

There were always questions about my parents;
I got so fed up with that.
- Charlotte Gainsbourg

Psychiatry enables us to correct our faults by confessing
our parents' shortcomings.
- Laurence J. Peter

When Richie Cunningham drank too many beers,
his parents sat him down and explained their concerns.
If you live on this earth, you find out that we are all the same.
- Henry Winkler

The fate of a child is in the hands of his parents.
- Shinichi Suzuki

Parents who wonder where the younger generation is
going should remember where it came from.
- Sam Ewing

The real cause of personal existence is not the favor of the Almighty,
but the sexual love of one's earthly parents.
- Ernst Haeckel

My parents certainly didn't have anything to do with the theater.
I'm some kind of accident.
- Alan Rickman

My parents were missionaries - I was born in the States but I grew up in Brazil.
- Arto Lindsay

Losing my parents was probably the hardest and deepest
blow from which I've had to recover.
- Marlo Thomas

Both of my parents are professors and everyone in my
family has some fabulous degree of something or another
and I couldn't get into college because I didn't know a language.
- Camryn Manheim

I can be pretty nasty.
Not 'mean' nasty, but nasty by your parents' standards.
But not by my parents' standards, because my parents
were nasty for their day.
- Bridget Fonda

My parents own a restaurant in Albuquerque.
- Neil Patrick Harris

We use our parents like recurring dreams,
to be entered into when needed.
- Doris Lessing

Bias has to be taught.
If you hear your parents downgrading women or people
of different backgrounds,
why, you are going to do that.
- Barbara Bush

Most children turn out badly because they have the wrong parental image.
This doesn't mean their parents are criminal.
It means they are boring and cruel.
- Hedy Lamarr

Parents don't understand kids and kids don't understand parents.
My parents were divorced when I was really young and
I went to live with my dad.
- Mark Hoppus

More than ever, we as parents and a nation must do
something about the growth of obesity in our children.
We must do more than just talk, we must be concerned enough to act.
- Lee Haney

I don't remember not dancing.
When I realized I was alive and these were my parents,
and I could walk and talk, I could dance.
- Gregory Hines

If you're a kid in Southern California,
somebody - whether it's you or your parents -
somebody throws your hat into the ring and I think
everyone had a commercial or two.
- Danny Bonaduce

When a child is bruised physically or emotionally,
parents often reward him with a treat.
- Marilu Henner

Education begins at home and I applaud the parents
who recognize that they -
not someone else -
must take responsibility to assure that their children are well educated.
- Ernest Istook

Education is a shared commitment between dedicated teachers,
motivated students and enthusiastic parents with high expectations.
- Bob Beauprez

Parents sometimes make not those allowances for youth,
which, when young, they wished to be made for themselves.
- Samuel Richardson

My parents were determined to move into the middle class.
- Martin Lewis Perl

A lot of parents pack up their troubles and send them off to summer camp.
- Raymond Duncan

The main reason I wanted to be successful was to get out of the ghetto.
My parents helped direct my path.
- Florence Griffith Joyner

For a while we lived in a tent we'd pitched inside
his parents' house and we slept on pillows.
- Shelley Duvall

Both of my parents would say they were atheists,
so where I inherited my connection to God I don't know.
But it's natural.
No Bible, no Torah, just the love religion.
- Lisa Bonet

My parents used to take me to the pet department and tell me it was a zoo.
- Billy Connolly

With a lot of kids in the business, the parents get as twisted as they do,
and there's a lot of opportunities to go their own way,
but anyone has that opportunity.
- Tina Yothers

We share responsibility.
It's important to have a good spouse;
that's where I sympathize with single parents.
- Hunter Tylo

Yeah, my parents help me keep my feet on the ground.
- Rupert Grint

I think that sometimes kids use the show as a jumping
off point for talking about things with their parents.
- Luke Perry

I could tell my parents hated me.
My bath toys were a toaster and a radio.
- Rodney Dangerfield

Indecision and delays are the parents of failure.
- George Canning

My parents were worried about me, certainly when I
became so deeply interested in music and people like the New York Dolls who,
at the time, were very peculiar indeed.
- Steven Morrissey

We like to think that our parents made a decision to bring us into the world.
- Christopher Eccleston

The remoteness of my parents from the schools,
so unfashionable today, was often painful for me,
but I learned early to deal with an outside and sometimes hard world.
- Martin Lewis Perl

They've got great parents; I'm just trying to be the fun uncle.
- Sarah Silverman


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