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The unjustifiable severity of a parent is loaded with this aggravation, that those whom he injures are always in his sight.

Tags: Loaded, Sight  ✍ Author: Joseph Addison

For the impious act begets more after it, like to the parent stock.

Tags: Act, After  ✍ Author: Sade Adu

Force is the vital principle and immediate parent of despotism.

Tags: Force, Principle  ✍ Author: Thomas Jefferson

Though ambition in itself is a vice, it often is also the parent of virtue.

Tags: Ambition, Often  ✍ Author: Hosea Ballou

Thought is the parent of the deed.

Tags: Deed, Thought  ✍ Author: Thomas Carlyle

The spiritual is the parent of the practical.

Tags: Practical, Spiritual  ✍ Author: Thomas Carlyle

I don't want to be that parent that puts my kids into what I think they should be in, you know what I mean?

Tags: Kids, Mean  ✍ Author: Chris Daughtry

If you've never been hated by your child, you've never been a parent.

Tags: Child, Hated  ✍ Author: Bette Davis

You didn't have a choice about the parents you inherited, but you do have a choice about the kind of parent you will be.

Tags: Choice, Parents  ✍ Author: Marian Wright Edelman

Every parent has gone through a period when their child wasn't so happy with them.

Tags: Child, Happy  ✍ Author: Elizabeth Edwards

If you're the parent, be a parent. You know what I mean? I'm a parent. I have daughters.

Tags: Daughters, Mean  ✍ Author: Eminem

Rashness is the faithful, but unhappy parent of misfortune.

Tags: Faithful, Unhappy  ✍ Author: R. Buckminster Fuller

I'm a comedian, which is the opposite of a lifestyle that equips you to be a parent.

Tags: Lifestyle, Opposite  ✍ Author: Jim Gaffigan

There's something about being a parent that has, I think, made me a better comedian.

Tags: Comedian  ✍ Author: Jim Gaffigan

I dropped out of NYU, moved out of my parent's house, got my own place, and survived on my own. I made music and worked my way from the bottom up.

Tags: Music, Place  ✍ Author: Lady Gaga

Women have nine months more experience than you do - nine months to prepare for being a parent.

Tags: Experience, Women  ✍ Author: Noel Gallagher

Sometimes his methods are questionable, and even his morals are questionable, but his intention is always to protect Sydney. So in that way I think he's a good parent.

Tags: Good, Sometimes  ✍ Author: Victor Garber

My theory about Jack is that he's not a very good parent.

Tags: Good, Theory  ✍ Author: Victor Garber

Most kids will not volunteer to eat veggies. At times you must step up to the plate and enforce the rule of authority as a parent.

Tags: Kids, Times  ✍ Author: Lee Haney

I have sister issues and parent issues and all sorts of things.

Tags: Issues, Sister  ✍ Author: Kim Kardashian

Perhaps you could sympathize with those who seek to replace a dead child with a copy, or to copy a parent or a relative or even a celebrity.

Tags: Child, Dead  ✍ Author: Leon Kass

As a parent I provide all I can, but I think in the best possible scenario you need to have a man.

Tags: Best, Possible  ✍ Author: Diane Keaton

I think if you give your best as a parent, then that's all you can do.

Tags: Best, Give  ✍ Author: Heidi Klum

There's never been a parent in my life.

Tags: Life  ✍ Author: Shia LaBeouf

I think that discipline is so much of an important part of being a parent. Because it's very, very important to teach your children to take responsibility for their actions.

Tags: Children, Discipline  ✍ Author: Cheryl Ladd
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Mankind are divided into sects, and individuals think very differently on religious subjects, from the purest motives; and that gracious common Parent, who loves all his children alike, beholds with approbation every one who worships him in sincerity.

Tags: Children, Him  ✍ Author: Joseph Lancaster

I'm not a bad parent and partner, even if I make a thousand mistakes.

Tags: Bad, Mistakes  ✍ Author: Diane Lane

It's nice to have a pause to parent and to be more present at home, teaching them how to drive cars and navigate boys and all this sort of thing.

Tags: Home, Nice  ✍ Author: Diane Lane

I don't know if I'm a strict parent or a pushover.

Tags: Strict  ✍ Author: Liam Neeson

Idleness is the parent of psychology.

Tags: Idleness, Psychology  ✍ Author: Friedrich Nietzsche

I don't think it negates your skills as a parent if you're homosexual.

Tags: Homosexual, Skills  ✍ Author: Rosie O\'Donnell

It takes a lot to become a foster parent.

Tags: Become, Takes  ✍ Author: Rosie O\'Donnell

The Parent Trap wouldn't have been as special without the remarkable performances by Hayley Mills.

Tags: Remarkable, Special  ✍ Author: Maureen O\'Hara

If a child, a spouse, a life partner, or a parent depends on you and your income, you need life insurance.

Tags: Child, Life  ✍ Author: Suze Orman

Once you have kids, you think like a parent. You get a lot more protective.

Tags: Kids, Once  ✍ Author: Trey Parker

No parent is there forever. So I won't be here forever with these kids.

Tags: Here, Kids  ✍ Author: Anthony Quinn

Though ambition in itself is a vice, yet it is often the parent of virtues.

Tags: Ambition, Often  ✍ Author: Sean Quinn

But I was the most unashamed lone parent you were ever going to meet.

Tags: Lone, Meet  ✍ Author: J. K. Rowling

There was a point where I really felt I had 'penniless divorcee lone parent' tattooed on my head.

Tags: Head, Point  ✍ Author: J. K. Rowling

Being a parent is too complicated and emotional a task for magical techniques and miracle cures.

Tags: Emotional, Miracle  ✍ Author: Joni Eareckson Tada

Love is the child of illusion and the parent of disillusion.

Tags: Child, Love  ✍ Author: Miguel de Unamuno

It's about strengthening the relationship and the bond of parent to child.

Tags: Bond, Child  ✍ Author: Blair Underwood

I'm not a role model. I say parents should parent and monitor their kids.

Tags: Kids, Parents  ✍ Author: Tabare Vazquez

As a parent, the only thing I am absolutely certain of is my own fallibility.

Tags: Absolutely  ✍ Author: Ayelet Waldman

I would definitely love to be a parent.

Tags: Definitely, Love  ✍ Author: Kate Walsh

There must be such a thing as a child with average ability, but you can't find a parent who will admit that it is his child.

Tags: Ability, Child  ✍ Author: Thomas Bailey Aldrich

I have a very steadfast tendency to parent myself, to monitor my development into the person I want to be. I've tried to keep the corruption minimal.

Tags: Corruption, Keep  ✍ Author: Fiona Apple

I'm just curious, who's more fit to raise a child? A loving committed same-sex couple or an unmarried 15-year-old with no income and really no skills to parent?

Tags: Child, Loving  ✍ Author: Ellen Barkin

To an adolescent, there is nothing in the world more embarrassing than a parent.

Tags: Adolescent, Teen  ✍ Author: Dave Barry

I am the parent of teenagers, my daughters are 13 and 15, so the issue of Internet safety has been an important issue. I have been visiting middle schools to talk about some of the challenges that they face.

Tags: Face, Talk  ✍ Author: Melissa Bean

My list of things I never pictured myself saying when I pictured myself as a parent has grown over the years.

Tags: List, Saying  ✍ Author: Tomas Berdych

You don't have to be an at-home parent to be an attachment parent.

Tags: Attachment  ✍ Author: Mayim Bialik

The purpose of The Motherhood Manifesto is mothers really need to be given the ability to parent.

Tags: Mothers, Purpose  ✍ Author: Nina Blackwood

It has been said that idleness is the parent of mischief, which is very true; but mischief itself is merely an attempt to escape from the dreary vacuum of idleness.

Tags: Said, True  ✍ Author: Francesco Borromini

I think there's a settled quality, there's a gravitas that comes with aging and with being a parent because you certainly come to recognize that there's nothing else that takes greater priority than raising your children.

Tags: Children, Else  ✍ Author: Benjamin Bratt

I think I'm an okay parent, but I'd put myself in the category of a musician-who-happened-to-become-a-father. I'm definitely not a father-who-happened-to-be-a-musician.

Tags: Definitely, Put  ✍ Author: David K. E. Bruce

I don't have children of my own so I can't say I know the plight of being a parent, but I can kinda understand some of the complexities of it.

Tags: Children, Understand  ✍ Author: Joy Bryant

Being a parent can make you a horrible person at times, because you're pushed to the limit constantly.

Tags: Limit, Times  ✍ Author: Nick Cave

Some people are that - more than a parent, more than a role model, more than anything less than a religion.

Tags: Less, Religion  ✍ Author: Margaret Cho

What the Chinese parent is conveying to the child is not that 'you've got to get A's or else I won't like you.' On the contrary, it's, 'I believe in you so much, I know that you can be excellent.'

Tags: Child, Else  ✍ Author: Amy Chua

Don't assume your child is weak. If you, the parent, assume that they can't take anymore, what kind of signal are you sending them?

Tags: Child, Weak  ✍ Author: Amy Chua

I think if you're a 'tiger parent' early on, you don't need to be a 'helicopter parent' in high school.

Tags: High, School  ✍ Author: Amy Chua

Being a parent has taught me a lot of things already, you know, though it's only been a year and half, and has made me address parts of myself that I would otherwise live in comfortable denial of, or you know and - you know, for instance, my self-loathing.

Tags: Denial, Year  ✍ Author: Ani DiFranco

For all that being a parent is normal statistically, it's not normal psychologically. It produces some of the most extreme emotions you'll ever have.

Tags: Emotions, Normal  ✍ Author: Emma Donoghue

Any parent knows how to be the ideal parent.

Tags: Ideal, Knows  ✍ Author: Emma Donoghue

Every parent has those moments where they look at their child and think, 'There's a demon in those eyes and no one can see it but me!'

Tags: Child, Eyes  ✍ Author: Emma Donoghue

Does any new parent, even if you're not a first-time parent, ever really know what to do?

 ✍ Author: Robert Downey, Jr.

My kids are so much better parent than I was.

Tags: Kids  ✍ Author: Dick Van Dyke

If you're a good parent, see the changes that are happening in your kids.

Tags: Good, Kids  ✍ Author: Keith Emerson

You can imagine what a dorm room environment is to a CF parent. It's like, oh my God. It's crazy.

Tags: Crazy, God  ✍ Author: Boomer Esiason

If I did have the impulse to be a parent, I would adopt - or foster.

Tags: Adopt, Impulse  ✍ Author: Rupert Everett

Every parent wants to see their kids excel.

Tags: Kids, Wants  ✍ Author: Patrick Ewing

Dancing begets warmth, which is the parent of wantonness.

Tags: Dancing, Warmth  ✍ Author: Henry Fielding

A rabbi should not despair if people do not do as much as they should. Every parent has that with children. God is merciful.

Tags: Children, God  ✍ Author: Louis Finkelstein

It is always fragile, being a parent.

Tags: Fragile  ✍ Author: Renee Fleming

From stoplights to skyscrapers, turn anywhere in civilization and you will see imagination at work. It's in our inventions, advances and remedies and how a single parent masterminds each day. Imagination is boundless, surrounds us and resides in us all.

Tags: Single, Work  ✍ Author: Geoffrey S. Fletcher

Having one child makes you a parent; having two you are a referee.

Tags: Child, Makes  ✍ Author: David Frost

Fear is the parent of cruelty.

Tags: Cruelty, Fear  ✍ Author: James Anthony Froude

I was not prepared to live as a single parent.

Tags: Prepared, Single  ✍ Author: Annette Funicello

I think any parent that makes their kid sit at a piano against their will and practice, they're going to have a kid that's not going to want to play the piano.

Tags: Against, Makes  ✍ Author: Debbie Gibson

What can be more clear and sound in explanation, than the love of a parent to his child?

Tags: Child, Love  ✍ Author: William Godwin

In addition, the bill passed by the House requires a person performing an abortion on a minor from a different state to notify one parent in the home state.

Tags: Home, State  ✍ Author: Virgil Goode

Becoming a parent erased many of my negative childhood feelings and filled them in with something new.

Tags: Feelings, Negative  ✍ Author: Mariska Hargitay

It's important that when kids are listening to my music they don't think of it as their parent's music.

Tags: Kids, Music  ✍ Author: Mayer Hawthorne

Sometimes it's a bizarre, fairly cold, and horrifying thing to be a parent.

Tags: Cold, Sometimes  ✍ Author: Francis Bond Head

Parent hard, play hard. That's my philosophy.

Tags: Hard, Philosophy  ✍ Author: Oliver Hudson

When we first began and I was 14, my influences were the stuff that was in my parent's record collection like Deep Purple and Led Zeppelin.

Tags: Deep, Stuff  ✍ Author: Daniel Johns

I try to parent equally, but I think little girls are a little more sensitive.

Tags: Sensitive, Try  ✍ Author: Don Johnson

I think because I'm not a parent, my most immediate connection to childhood is my memory of my own childhood.

Tags: Childhood, Memory  ✍ Author: Spike Jonze

You can't separate the two, being a parent, being a cop.

Tags: Cop, Separate  ✍ Author: Raymond Kelly

As a parent, I'd - I'd be a better father.

Tags: Father  ✍ Author: Alan King

Being a parent is amazing.

Tags: Amazing  ✍ Author: Alfred Kinsey

The one thing I think you must do is, as painful as it is as a parent, is listen.

Tags: Listen, Painful  ✍ Author: Tea Leoni

With a parent, it's always guilt. You want to be there, but you kind of also want to be here.

Tags: Guilt, Here  ✍ Author: Heather Locklear

A child's geographic location, race or parent's income level should not predetermine their life's course and it's up to us to see that they don't.

Tags: Child, Life  ✍ Author: Joe Manchin

Learning to drive is a scary thing for a parent. I had to basically lie to get the keys when I was a kid.

Tags: Learning, Lie  ✍ Author: Rob Mariano

Beware the cute, hot guy who kind of reminds you of the parent you don't get along with: your cold, distant father who left when you were a kid or your hot-tempered mother whom you could never please.

Tags: Father, Mother  ✍ Author: Meghan Markle

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

Tags: Child, Order  ✍ Author: Don Marquis

What parent has it easy? I just never make the difficulty of it an obstacle. I just do it.

Tags: Easy, Obstacle  ✍ Author: Marlee Matlin

As a television actor, there's a power you're given to use your image to do something valuable. As a parent, these messages are particularly important to me.

Tags: Actor, Power  ✍ Author: Eric McCormack

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