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I always have been proud of being a Swiss, but I don't know very much about His [Switzerlands's] glory story, as my parents left to France in the year 1886 when I was seven an half years old.
Louis Chevrolet

Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain.
John Locke

Little League baseball is a very good thing because it keeps the parents off the streets.
Yogi Berra

Like all parents, my husband and I just do the best we can, hold our breath and hope we've set aside enough money for our kid's therapy.
Michelle Pfeiffer

I owe a lot to my parents, especially my mother and father.
Greg Norman

The thing that impresses me most about America is the way parents obey their children!
King Edward VIII

The parents were abed and sleeping. The clock on the wall ticked loudly and lazily, as if it had time to spare
Henry Jackson Van Dyke

If I had to choose between wealth and a united family, I would 1,000 per cent have preferred my parents to stay together.
Minnie Driver

My parents are responsible for the two things I like doing most - driving and magic tricks. They bought me my first go-kart and a magician's kit.
Fernando Alonso

Psychiatry enables us to correct our faults by confessing our parents' shortcomings.
Laurence Peter

When I was a kid my parents moved a lot, but I always found them.
Rodney Dangerfield

What is the use of physicians like myself trying to help parents to bring up children healthy and happy, to have them killed in such numbers for a cause that is ignoble?
Benjamin Spock

Children nowadays are tyrants. They contradict their parents, gobble their food and tyrannise their teachers.
Socrates

I'm probably going to be one of those very embarrassing parents who's a naturist.
Robbie Williams

I phoned my grandparents and my grandfather said 'we saw your movie'. 'Which one?' I said. He shouted 'Betty, what was the name of that movie I didn't like?'
Brad Pitt

All children alarm their parents, if only because you are forever expecting to encounter yourself.
Gore Vidal

My parents have been there for me, ever since I was about 7
David Beckham

Fortunately, my parents always encouraged me to be grateful that I was healthy, and stand up and be proud and carry myself with dignity.
Susan Anton

The central task of education is to implant a will and facility for learning; it should produce not learned but learning people. The truly human society is a learning society, where grandparents, parents, and children are students together.
Eric Hoffer

Brevity and conciseness are the parents of correction.
Hosea Ballou

Hi, we are Sum 41 and we're just something your parents will never understand
Deryck Whibley

My parents were divorced and I didn't grow up with my father, but I spent a lot of time around him, and his influence on me has been profound.
Laura Linney

We are very much just parents together, although we have moments of being sexy and fun and I do find him [Pitt] sexy.
Angelina Jolie

Loyalty to the school to which your parents pay to send you seemed to me like feeling loyalty to Selfridges.
John Mortimer

The excessive regard of parents for their children, and their dislike of other people's is, like class feeling, patriotism, save-your-soul-ism, and other virtues, a mean exclusiveness at bottom.
Thomas Hardy

From birth to 18 a girl needs good parents. From 18 to 35, she needs good looks. From 35 to 55, good personality. From 55 on, she needs good cash
Sophie Tucker

The Prince of Wales lives in a world where everybody says Yes, and the only people who can tell him things he doesn't want to hear are his parents.
Paul Burrell

Being an only child and losing both my parents at an early age, I have found that the friends I have made over the years are the people who help me get through life, good times and bad.
Fannie Flagg

A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone.
Billy Graham

Kids today are much more independent than their parents were. We're really into getting jobs and we mature sexually much earlier than a generation ago. Or, at least, we are involved in sex earlier
Phoebe Cates

Why do grandparents and grandchildren get along so well? They have the same enemy - the mother.
Claudette Colbert

The beauty of 'spacing' children many years apart lies in the fact that parents have time to learn the mistakes that were made with the older ones - which permits them to make exactly the opposite mistakes with the younger ones.
Sydney Harris

The first half of our lives are ruined by our parents and the second half by our children.
Clarence Darrow

Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
R Buckminster Fuller

The best part about being friends with your parents is that no matter what you do, they have to keep loving you.
Natalie Portman

Aduation day is tough for adults. They go to the ceremony as parents. They come home as contemporaries. After twenty-two years of child-raising, they are unemployed.
Erma Bombeck

The question that is so clearly in many potential parents minds: 'Why should we stunt our ambitions and impoverish our lives in order to be insulted and looked down upon in our old age?'
J A Schumpeter

Parents are not interested in justice, they're interested in peace and quiet.
Bill Cosby

Before high school ended, I started applying to college. It really wasn't even a choice because of the brainwashing of my parents.
Tatyana Ali

Labour have already given parents the power to draw up plans for their own schools
Jim Knight

Oliver Letwin has insulted the parents, teachers and pupils of every state school in the country.
Stephen Twigg

A self made man is a rarity and hated by the parasites that floated to fame thought their parents!
Al Goldstein

Most of us become parents long before we have stopped being children.
Mignon McLaughlin

Parents should conduct their arguments in quiet, respectful tones, but in a foreign language. You'd be surprised what an inducement that is to the education of children.
Judith Martin

Not being born to parents who were accountants was probably my biggest mistake.
Chris Eubank

Saving is a fine thing. Especially when your parents have done it for you.
Winston Churchill

A Jewish man with parents alive is a fifteen-year-old boy, and will remain a fifteen-year-old boy until they die!
Philip Roth

I wish my parents had spent more time worrying about my education than me being a star
Shania Twain

I don't think my parents know what I do.
John Malkovich

I think you inherit most of your talent from your parents, although sometimes a fabulously talented singer grows out of the union of two tone-deaf people
Joely Fisher



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