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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

For the parents of a Little Leaguer, a baseball game is simply a nervous breakdown into innings.
Earl Wilson

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

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

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

Parents are the bone on which children sharpen their teeth.
Peter Ustinov

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

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

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

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

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

Maybe there is no actual place called hell. Maybe hell is just having to listen to our grandparents breathe through their noses when they're eating sandwiches.
Jim Carrey

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

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

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

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

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 will provide a right for parents to request to work flexible hours when their child is young.
Stephen Byers

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

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

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

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

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

I find it easy to understand why the likes of Sarah-Louise end up going astray. Everybody hits that stage where the more your parents try to keep you close, the more you want to break free. But I was nowhere near as bad as Sarah-Louise is, although my mum might disagree.
Tina O'Brien

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

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

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

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

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

My parents were in short street, so they had to go abroad to economize.
Queen Mary

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

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

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

It certainly seems contradictory of the [local] council to be encouraging parents to stop using their cars to take children to school but at the same time taking so long about the safe routes initiative.
Sally Whittaker

I am the slave of my baptism. Parents, you have caused my misfortune, and you have caused your own.
Arthur Rimbaud

I've told them they have to support England and if they don't, they won't be getting a ticket. [on his parents watching England]
Sajid Mahmood

I think that when people hear that my middle name is Moon they start to wonder a thing or two about my parents!
Soleil Frye

Parents were invented to make children happy by giving them something to ignore.
Ogden Nash

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

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

People who lose their parents when young are permanently in love with them.
Aharon Appelfeld

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

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

One of the things that my parents have taught me is never listen to other people's expectations. You should live your own life and live up to your own expectations, and those are the only things I really care about it.
Tiger Woods

Being an MP is the sort of job all working class parents want for their children - clean, indoor and no heavy lifting.
Dianne Abbott

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

Rather than just a binary choice between grammar schools for some and secondary modern for others, it is far better to have wider diversity in schools and greater choice for parents
David Davis

I didn't understand why he wasn't returning my calls [when her parents split]
Nicole Richie

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



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