Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Category: Parenting.

The repository contains 33 quotes in the category “Parenting.”
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Familiarity breeds contempt — and children.

Mark Twain
1835 — 1910

Parents are the bones on which children cut their teeth.

Sir Peter Ustinov
1921 — 2004

A good education is the next best thing to a pushy mother.

Charles M. Schulz
1922 — 2000

Raising kids is part joy and part guerilla warfare.

Ed Asner
1929 —     

Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.

James Baldwin
1924 — 1987

The only people who seem to have nothing to do with the education of the children are the parents.

G. K. Chesterton
1874 — 1936

A baby is born with a need to be loved -- and never outgrows it.

Frank A. Clark
1911 —     

Human beings are the only creatures on earth that allow their children to come back home.

Bill Cosby
1937 —     

A baby is God’s opinion that the world should go on.

Carl Sandburg
1878 — 1967

Any child can tell you that the sole purpose of a middle name is so he can tell when he’s really in trouble.

Dennis Fakes

I found out why God made babies cute. It’s so you don’t kill them.

1947 —     

I don’t know why they say “you have a baby.” The baby has you.

1947 —     

There is always a moment in childhood when the door opens and lets the future in.


The same parent who tells you it’s time to find yourself will also tell you to get lost.

MAD Magazine

Parents treat their kids like teeth: they only try bonding once irreparable damage has been done.

MAD Magazine

Having children makes you no more a parent than having a piano makes you a pianist.

Michael Levine

The sooner kids talk, the sooner kids talk back.

“The Simpsons”

A man who gives his children habits of industry provides for them better than by giving them fortune.

Richard Whatley
1787 — 1863

He that spareth his rod hateth his son.

The Bible

Train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old, he will not depart from it.

The Bible

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