Parent Related Quotes



You can't be the dad who takes your kid out after your wife has said, 'No ice cream,' buys the ice cream, and says, 'Don't tell your mother.' You teach the child to lie - and to disrespect the other parent.

Howie Mandel


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The depth of the love of parents for their children cannot be measured. It is like no other relationship. It exceeds concern for life itself. The love of a parent for a child is continuous and transcends heartbreak and disappointment.

James E. Faust


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“Every child and every parent cannot afford a cellphone, but we still, as a district, have to make available a way for students to communicate with their parents in case of an emergency,”

Valerie Robertson


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We never know the love of a parent till we become parents ourselves.

Henry Ward Beecher


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“He said he'd get her a scholarship, and all that dream-team stuff — everything a parent and child wants to hear.”

Rebecca Rogers


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“They can have a parent die, a sibling, a friend, a grandparent.”

Kathleen Emmett


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“It was very hard for a parent to sit and listen to what another human being can do to another person. But I have to get it together and move on because I have my grandchildren to take care of. I have to get it together and live.”

Sharon Forrester


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“If the gun is not registered to the parent, then it would be up to the investigators to determine whether to charge the gun owner or the parent or both.”

Debbie Carter


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“Historically, the parent and child relationship is a complicated one on many levels--particularly as parents become ill and their roles reverse. This transition is understandably wrought with stress as the parent gradually, and often reluctantly, relinquishes power to the child. The perceptions of both regarding the parent's ability to manage on their own and of what it takes to get various tasks done are bound to differ. It's inevitable--the discrepancies bear this out.”

David Lockwood


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No matter who you are, what you've accomplished, what your financial situation is - when you're dealing with a parent with Alzheimer's, you yourself feel helpless. The parent can't work, can't live alone, and is totally dependent, like a toddler. As the disease unfolds, you don't know what to expect.

Maria Shriver


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