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Ask your child what he wants for dinner only if he's buying. (Quote by - Fran Lebowitz)

People who say they sleep like a baby usually don't have one. (Quote by - Leo Burke)

I talk and talk and talk, and I haven't taught people in 50 years what my father taught by example in one week. (Quote by - Mario Cuomo)

Parents who are afraid to put their foot down usually have children who tread on their toes. (Quote by - Chinese Proverb)

There must always be a struggle between a father and son when one aims at power and the other at independence. (Quote by - Ibid)

The reason grandparents and grandchildren get along so well is that they have a common enemy. (Quote by - Sam Levenson)

By the time a man realizes that maybe his father was right, he usually has a son who thinks he's wrong. (Quote by - Charles Wadsworth)

Parents are the last people on earth who ought to have children. (Quote by - Samuel Butler)

Children are a great comfort in your old age ... and they help you reach it faster, too. (Quote by - Lionel Kauffman)

To understand your parents' love you must raise children yourself. Chinese Proverb)

Families with babies and families without are so sorry for each other. (Quote by - Ed Howe)

If nature had arranged that husbands and wives should have children alternatively, there would never be more than three in a family. (Quote by - Lawrence Housman)

We spend the first twelve months of our children's lives teaching them to walk and talk and the next twelve telling them to sit down and shut up. (Quote by - Phyllis Diller)

There is always a moment in childhood when the door opens and lets the future in. (Quote by - Graham Green)

The best way to make children good is to make them happy. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

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

The Hebrew word for parents is horim, and it comes from the same root as moreh, teacher. The parent is, and remains, the first and most important teacher that the child will have. (Quote by - Rabbi Kassel Abelson)

It's not only children who grow. Parents do too. As much as we watch to see what our children do with their lives, they are watching us to see what we do with ours. I can't tell my children to reach for the sun. All I can do is reach for it, myself. (Quote by - Joyce Maynard)

I looked on childrearing not only as a work of love and duty but as a profession that was fully interesting and challenging as any honourable profession in the world and one that demanded the best that I could bring to it. (Quote by - Rose Kennedy)

To be a successful father there's one absolute rule: when you have a kid, don't look at it for the first two years. (Quote by - Ernest Hemingway)

Whoever said it first spoke with insight and wisdom: you don't own children, you only borrow them. (Quote by - Anne Linn)

Boy, n.: a noise with dirt on it.Not Your Average Dictionary What is a home without children? Quiet. (Quote by - Henny Youngman)

The hardest part of raising a child is teaching them to ride bicycles. A shaky child on a bicycle for the first time needs both support and freedom. The realization that this is what the child will always need can hit hard. (Quote by - Sloan Wilson)

Parents can tell but never teach, unless they practice what they preach. (Quote by - Arnold Glasow)

A mother understands what a child does not say. (Quote by - Jewish Proverb)


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