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A child, like your stomach, doesn't need all you can afford to give it.
Parents and Parenting
Frank A. Clark

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A mother is not a person to lean on but person to make leaning unnecessary.
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Dorothy Canfield Fisher

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Children need guidance and sympathy far more than instruction.
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Anne Sullivan

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Don't set your wit against a child.
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Jonathan Swift

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Every generation revolts against its fathers and makes friends with its grandfathers.
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Lewis Mumford

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Having children makes one no more a parent than having a piano makes you a pianist.
Parents and Parenting
Michael Levine

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He that curseth his father, or his mother, shall surely be put to death. [Exodus 21:17]
Parents and Parenting
Bible

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How selfhood begins with a walking away, and love is proved in the letting go.
Parents and Parenting
Robert Cecil Day-Lewis

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

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If you bungle raising your children, I don't think whatever else you do well matters very much.
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Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

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If you have never been hated by your child, you have never been a parent.
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Bette Davis

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If you want a baby, have a new one. Don't baby the old one.
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Jessamyn West

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If your children look up to you, you've made a success of life's biggest job.
Parents and Parenting
Source Unknown

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In order to influence a child, one must be careful not to be that child's parent or grandparent.
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Don Marquis

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It's a sad moment, really, when parents first become a bit frightened of their children.
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Ama Ata Aidoo

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Let parents bequeath to their children not riches, but the spirit of reverence.
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Plato

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Let your children go if you want to keep them.
Parents and Parenting
Malcolm S. Forbes

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Live so that when your children think of fairness and integrity, they think of you.
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H. Jackson Brown Jr.

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Love well, whip well.
Parents and Parenting
Benjamin Franklin

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Maternity is a matter of fact, paternity is a matter of opinion.
Parents and Parenting
American Proverb

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Most American children suffer too much mother and too little father.
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Gloria Steinem

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My mother protected me from the world and my father threatened me with it.
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Quentin Crisp

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My parents were neither very poor nor conspicuously honest.
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Mark Twain

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No fathers or mothers think their own children ugly.
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Miguel De Cervantes

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Parenthood remains the greatest single preserve of the amateur.
Parents and Parenting
Alvin Toffler

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun