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Parents Quotes


These are some of the best 'Parents' quotations and sayings.

A suspicious parent makes an artful child.

Children wish fathers looked but with their eyes; fathers that children with their judgment looked; and either may be wrong.

Honor thy parents, those that gave thee birth, and watched in tenderness thine earliest days, and trained thee up in youth, and loved in all. Honor, obey, and love them; it shall fill their souls with holy joy, and shall bring down God's richest blessing on thee; and in days to come, thy children, if they're given, shall honor thee, and fill thy life with peace.

How many hopes and fears, how many ardent wishes and anxious apprehensions, are twisted together in the threads that connect the parent with the child!

Next to God, thy parents.

Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.

The father and mother of an unnoticed family, who in their seclusion awaken the mind of one child to the idea and love of goodness, who awaken in him a strength of will to repel temptation, and who send him out prepared to profit by the conflicts of life, surpass in influence a Napoleon breaking the world to his sway.

The illiberality of parents, in allowance toward their children, is a harmful error, and makes them base; acquaints them with shirts; makes them sort with mean company; and makes them surfeit more when they come to plenty; and therefore the proof is best when men keep their authority toward their children, but not their purse.

The sacred books of the ancient Persians say: If you would be holy instruct your children, because all the good acts they perform will be imputed to you.

The voice of parents is the voice of gods, for to their children they are heaven's lieutenants.

There is no such penalty for error and folly as to see one's children suffer for it. - There is no such reward for a well-spent life as to see one's children well started in life, owing to their parents' good health, good principles, fixed character, good breeding, and in general the whole outfit, that enables them to fight the battle of life with success.

Unblessed is the son who does not honor his parents; but if reverent and obedient to them, he will receive the same from his own children.

We never know the love of the parent till we become parents ourselves. When we first bend over the cradle of our own child, God throws back the temple door, and reveals to us the sacredness and mystery of a father's and a mother's love to ourselves. - And in later years, when these have gone from us, there is always a certain sorrow, that we cannot tell them we have found it out. - One of the deepest experiences of a noble nature in reference to the loved ones that have passed beyond this world, is the thought of what he might have been to them, and done for them, if he had known, while they were living, what he has learned since they died.

We speak of educating our children. Do we know that our children also educate us?

When thou art contemplating some base deed, let the presence of thy infant son act as a check on thy headlong course to sin.