There is nothing that moves a loving father’s soul quite like his child’s cry.
Don’t worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
Our children are watching us live and what we are shouts louder than anything we can say.
Parenthood…It’s about guiding the next generation, and forgiving the last.
Children are educated by what the grown-up is and not by his talk.
Whatever you would have your children become, strive to exhibit in your own lives and conversation.
Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws.
We never know the love of the parent till we become parents ourselves.
Live so that when your children think of fairness and integrity, they think of you.
Mother is a verb. It’s something you do. Not just who you are.
My father didn’t tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it.
Setting a good example for your children takes all the fun out of middle age.
Before I got married I had six theories about raising children; now, I have six children and no theories.
The most important thing she’d learned over the years was that there was no way to be a perfect mother and a million ways to be a good one.
If you have never been hated by your child, you have never been a parent.
A parent’s love is whole no matter how many times divided.
There’s nothing that can help you understand your beliefs more than trying to explain them to an inquisitive child.
No man should bring children into the world who is unwilling to persevere to the end in their nature and education.
A person soon learns how little he knows when a child begins to ask questions.
Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it.
My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me.
I love you enough not to care if you hate me.
The value of marriage is not that adults produce children, but that children produce adults.
It’s impossible to protect your kids against disappointment in life.
What a child doesn’t receive he can seldom later give.
To be in your children’s memories tomorrow, you have to be in their lives today.
Perhaps it takes courage to raise children..
It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.
The best inheritance a parent can give his children is a few minutes of his time each day.
The best way to keep children at home is to make the home atmosphere pleasant, and let the air out of the tires.
Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children.
The best way to make children good is to make them happy. —Oscar Wilde
To be in your children’s memories tomorrow, You have to be in their lives today.
There are no seven wonders of the world in the eyes of a child. There are seven million.
When your child is talking, turn off the world.
Rejection is an opportunity for your selection.
You have a lifetime to work, but children are only young once.
You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance. —Franklin P. Adams
Being a mother is an attitude, not a biological relation.
If you are too busy to spend time with your children then you are busier than God intended you to be.
Your kids require you most of all to love them for who they are, not to spend your whole time trying to correct them.”
The best thing to spend on your children is your time.
Parents are not interested in justice; they are interested in quiet. —Bill Cosby
We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future. ― Franklin D. Roosevelt
We worry about what a child will become tomorrow, yet we forget that he is someone today.
The rules for parents are but three: love, limit, and let them be. —Elaine M. Ward
One believes things because one has been conditioned to believe them.
There really are places in the heart you don’t even know exist until you love a child.
Where parents do too much for their children, the children will not do much for themselves. —Elbert Hubbard
What a kid I got, I told him about the birds and the bees and he told me about the butcher and my wife.
Children are apt to live up to what you believe of them.
If you can give your son or daughter only one gift, let it be enthusiasm. —Bruce Barton
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.
Parenthood… It’s about guiding the next generation, and forgiving the last.
Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire. —William Butler Yates
Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.
Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn. ― Benjamin Franklin
Give the ones you love wings to fly, roots to come back and reasons to stay.
It is vital that when educating our children’s brains that we do not neglect to educate their hearts. —The Dalai Lama
Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do.
There really are places in the heart you don’t even know exist until you love a child. – Anne Lamott
Everybody knows how to raise children, except the people who have them.
Children need models rather than critics. —Joseph Joubert
Your children need your presence more than your presents.
The best way to make children good is to make them happy.
One thing I had learned from watching chimpanzees with their infants is that having a child should be fun.
You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance.
Making the decision to have a child is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body. – Elizabeth Stone
To the world you may be one person; but to one person you may be the world.