32 Parents Quotes

Be inspired and encouraged by these parents quotes. Being a parent is at times not easy, but it can also brings the most rewards that life can offer. Let these words of wisdom be ones that you share with parents.

  1. It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father. Pope John XXIII

  2. ... love on your parents as much as you can while they’re still here to enjoy it. Listen to their stories regardless of how many times they tell them to you. These are the moments you will treasure long after they are gone. Anquanette Gaspard, Blink & You Will Miss It:

  3. Most American children suffer too much mother and too little father. Gloria Steinem
    Most American children suffer too much mother and too little father. Gloria Steinem

  4. Through much trial and error I have learned that parenting is an iterative process of discovering what works to keep my family working, playing, learning, talking, and arguing, but most importantly doing these things together. Rob Ruiz

  5. Based on knowledge from the world's leading experts, being a parent does not mean that you have to be all business and serious all the time. Melissa Arabia-Dimaiwat, 50 Things to Know About Going to the Beach With Children

  6. The truth is that the perfect mom/perfect child concept is a myth. The only perfect parent is God, and look at the trouble He had with His kids, Adam and Eve. Cheri Fuller, What a Son Needs From His Mom

  7. The close relationship that derives from this between parents and children ensures better interaction and parents feel the joy of being close to their children. They relish in their ability of becoming a good father or mother who provide the best possible health, happiness and success for their children. Nathalie Perlman, The Mindful Parent

  8. It doesn't matter who my father was; it matters who I remember he was. Anne Sexton

  9. Mothers and fathers are the strategic planners, the general managers, the CFOs, the PR and marketing departments, the chauffeurs, and, should something go awry, the troubleshooters. David McCullough Jr., You Are Not Special: And Other Encouragements
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  10. More specifically being a dad is a diverse responsibility, and it is also defined by providing support to your partner in the glorious journey of parenthood. Natalie L S West; Brad White, Fatherhood

  11. Babies don't need fathers, but mothers do. Someone who is taking care of a baby needs to be taken care of.  Amy Heckerling
    Babies don't need fathers, but mothers do. Someone who is taking care of a baby needs to be taken care of. Amy Heckerling
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  12. The golden rule of parenting is to always show your children the kind of person you want them to be. Remember that children are impressionable. Elizabeth Roxas, Parenting Young Girls

  13. It was vitally important to me over the years of my son's development that I modeled the behavior that I wanted him to adopt. You see, as a parent or as parents, we all have a tremendous responsibility that should not be taken lightly. Catherine Pulsifer

  14. If there is anything that we wish to change in the child, we should first examine it and see whether it is not something that could better be changed in ourselves. C.G. Jung

  15. Parents are not perfect, nor are they saints. Dads and moms make mistakes all the time. How you handle these situations will be an important life lesson for your children. Bethany Bridges, How to Be a Good Dad

  16. My heroes are and were my parents. I can't see having anyone else as my heroes. Michael Jordan
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  17. Parenting is a life time job and does not stop when a child grows up. Jake Slope, How to Be a Good Father

  18. Parenthood is hard. We shouldn't have to feel alone. We should support each other at every opportunity. Steve Biddulph, Raising Boys

  19. Parenting is not a one-sided spectator sport to be observed by the other half. Todd Anderson, 21 Must Know Tips For New Dads

  20. Mistakes are made and lessons are learned, whether raising a son or a daughter or both, whether raising one child or more than one, or whether raising a child with your husband, as a single parent, or in a blended family. No parent is perfect. Catherine Musco Garcia-Prats, Good Sons Don't Just Happen
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  21. But when you truly realize who gave you your child, why you do what you do and how you do what you do will totally change as you understand that none of this is about you and what you think and feel. It's all about the purpose and plan of God for that child's life. Joseph Woodley, No Generals In the House: Faith, Facts and Fatherhood

  22. You, the parent, are your child's first teacher and his best teacher. It's an awesome responsibility, but one that brings immeasurable rewards. Jacquie McTaggart

  23. Many of the messages of modern society can steer children away from the values that many of us as parents would like to instill in our offspring. James R Morrison, Parenting

  24. ... my mother and father continue to provide unwavering support for everything I do. That is a great gift - the foundation of my spirit - that I try to always pay forward. Nick Smith, Justice through Apologies

  25. Your parents, proudly here today, and their parents before them, perhaps proudly here today, understood a simple equation for success: your children would do better than you had. Anna Quindlen

  26. One of the greatest titles in the world is parent, and one of the biggest blessings in the world is to have parents to call mom and dad. Jim DeMint

  27. To support mother and father, to cherish wife and child and to have a simple livelihood; this is the good luck. Buddha

  28. Every mother hopes that her daughter will marry a better man than she did, and is convinced that her son will never find a wife as good as his father did. Martin Andersen-Nexo

  29. Sensible children bring joy to their father; foolish children despise their mother. Proverbs 15:20 (NLT)
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  30. Every parent is at some time the father of the unreturned prodigal, with nothing to do but keep his house open to hope. John Ciardi

  31. Sometimes the poorest man leaves his children the richest inheritance. Ruth E. Renkel
    Sometimes the poorest man leaves his children the richest inheritance. Ruth E. Renkel

  32. Parents with their words, attitudes, and actions possess the ability to bless or curse the identities of their children. Craig Hill, The Power of a Parent's Blessing

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