Mothers And Fathers Famous Quotes & Sayings

List of top 100 famous quotes and sayings about mothers and fathers to read and share with friends on your Facebook, Twitter, blogs.

Top 100 Quotes About Mothers And Fathers

#1. And while I am talking to you mothers and fathers, I give you one more assurance. I have said this before, but I shall say it again and again and again: Your boys are not going to be sent into any foreign wars. - Author: Franklin D. Roosevelt
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #855962
#2. The fan mail I get from kids are asking me questions which they do not ask their mothers and fathers. Because if they had, why write to me, a perfect stranger? - Author: Maurice Sendak
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #984698
#3. Employed mothers and fathers both struggle with multiple responsibilities, but mothers also have to endure the rude questions and accusatory looks that remind us that we're shortchanging both our jobs and our children. - Author: Sheryl Sandberg
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #978384
#4. Some of the best friends you'll ever meet in your life, you'll meet though your children
mothers and fathers of their friends, parents from school. You'll see. That's the way it was for Bill and me. It's one of the many gifts of parenting. - Author: Michael J. Fox
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #976855
#5. America - where we hate our
fathers, love our mothers, and
everyone is hung up on trying
to be a man - Author: Phil Volatile
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #965864
#6. Our mothers and fathers want change. They worked all of their lives, but today live in destitution. - Author: Viktor Yushchenko
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #962513
#7. I wonder if that's the difference between fathers and mothers. I'm friends with people who have kids that are like 5 and under, and they're still in that intense mother-bonding phase. It might just be that. Because the dads haven't changed. - Author: Jen Kirkman
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #933888
#8. Good-bye, I say to Grandfather, and to my father, and I hold the tube in the river and pause a moment. We hold the choices of our fathers and mothers in our hands and when we cling on or let them slip between our fingers, those choices become our own. - Author: Ally Condie
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #919743
#9. A professional soldier understands that war means killing people, war means maiming people, war means families left without fathers and mothers. - Author: Norman Schwarzkopf
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #910284
#10. Middle-class mothers and fathers turned out to be a very well-defined consumer group, easily gulled into buying almost anything that might remedy their parental deficiencies. - Author: Jill Lepore
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #902867
#11. Mothers play an important role as the heart of the home, but this in no way lessens the equally important role fathers should play, as head of the home, in nurturing, training, and loving their children. - Author: Ezra Taft Benson
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #884419
#12. There is no teacher equal to mother and there's nothing more contagious than the dignity of a father. - Author: Amit Ray
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #882276
#13. I like human stories. I like stories about situations we can relate to. I like movies like 'Ordinary People' or 'Terms of Endearment.' Mothers and daughters, fathers and sons, boyfriends, girlfriends. The stories to me that are worth telling are almost simple ones, but very relatable. - Author: Chris Evans
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #871614
#14. Biology makes us Mothers & Fathers, whats in the heart makes us Mom's and Dad's - Author: Kevin Heath
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #995243
#15. I remember the first time I read Freud, I was 25 or 30, and I was expecting it to be about the Oedipus complex. But what I actually discovered confirmed my own common experience, that you also had little boys who loved their fathers and little girls who loved their mothers. - Author: Arnaud Desplechin
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #785664
#16. Some people were born to be mothers, fathers, inventors, artists, speakers, preachers . . . and then there was me. - Author: Jeaniene Frost
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #783386
#17. How had it begun? Like everything: with mothers and fathers. Because of Lydia's mother and father, because of her mother's and father's mothers and fathers. - Author: Celeste Ng
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #777282
#18. I'm a parent. I think we're responsible for the problems that young people have. I believe that. I don't blame them for any of it. I blame us for what we haven't done as mothers and fathers, not sticking together as a unit. - Author: Denzel Washington
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #771373
#19. And, to help society at large to understand that in the equation of life, fathers are of equal importance as mothers. - Author: Malik Yoba
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #770705
#20. Female education ... has occupied my attention so far only as the education of my own daughters ... I thought it essential to give them a solid education which might enable them, when become mothers, to educate their own daughters, and even to direct the course for sons, should their fathers be ... - Author: Thomas Jefferson
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #768467
#21. Today's fathers and mothers
with only the American dream for guidance
extend and overextend themselves, physically, emotionally,and financially, during the best years of their lives to ensure that their children will grow up prepared to do better and go further than they did. - Author: Stella Chess
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #735584
#22. Usually bullies have severe mothers and bad fathers, and they are usually frightened of them. That is why they are bullies, I think. There is something wrong at home. I have found that with children in general and this applies to men as well. - Author: Alexander McCall Smith
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #725296
#23. But the majority of mothers work - and are responsible for taking care of the kids and home. And more fathers are spending more time doing child care and housework, and still working long hours. That work-life conflict is weighing on everybody. - Author: Brigid Schulte
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #724206
#24. Hug your children ... Kiss your mothers and fathers, your brothers and sisters. Tell them how much you love them, every day. Because every day is the last day. Every light casts a shadow. And only the gods know when the darkness will find us. - Author: Seth Grahame-Smith
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #714150
#25. Gone are the days when girls used to cook like their mothers and boys used to dress like their fathers.
Now girls drink like their fathers and boys dress like their mothers. - Author: Habeeb Akande
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #677781
#26. Honor is a simple word; it means to give special respect and to pay tribute. It means to respond to teachings that have been patiently and thoughtfully given. Each of our families would be more happy if we as children would honor our fathers and our mothers. - Author: Hugh W. Pinnock
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #1165471
#27. We must speed up the time table for fathers, brothers and sons to provide their mothers, daughters and sisters with the same opportunities that they give themselves. - Author: Madeleine M. Kunin
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #1287268
#28. Most mothers and fathers will shop more for a TV set than they will for a child care center for their child. - Author: Edward Zigler
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #1266035
#29. I didn't really know anything about Romany culture going into this [Glue series]. The one thing that I liked the most about it is that it's so family based. They don't have mothers and fathers in the same way we do. They're really in a community, so parenting is shared between the community. - Author: Yasmin Paige
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #1265647
#30. The people whom the sons and daughters find it hardest to understand are the fathers and mothers, but young people can get on very well with the grandfathers and grandmothers. - Author: Simeon Strunsky
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #1258921
#31. At times of distress, we all like to recall the advice of fathers and mothers. The best advice my father gave me was to keep faith and deep confidence in the potential of the Greek people; nurture the belief that they can do things. - Author: George Papandreou
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #1205220
#32. Why are we so attached to the severities of the past? Why are we so proud of having endured our fathers and our mothers, the fireless days and the meatless days, the cold winters and the sharp tongues? It's not as if we had a choice. - Author: Hilary Mantel
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #1197074
#33. I hope the fathers and mothers of little girls will look at them and say 'yes, women can.' - Author: Dilma Rousseff
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #1191660
#34. I was very dedicated and serious about fighting. I'd read about all the fighters. I found out where they came from, knew about their mothers and their fathers ... I just read all about their lives, their training. - Author: Mike Tyson
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #1190046
#35. People should be _very_ careful when choosing the future fathers and mothers of their children. For that reason alone, it is extremely mean to demand a marriage certificate for life, just for one night of embracement. - Author: Wilhelm Reich
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #1181406
#36. While fathers are pleasant figureheads, there is a special bond between children and their mothers. 'Do you help your mother clean up the house?' I asked one girl of seven. 'No,' she sweetly replied, 'I help make the mess.' It's a dirty job but somebody's got to do it. - Author: Bill Cosby
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #1179902
#37. Oh! what lies we women have to tell! When we are mothers, we tell lies to pacify our children; and when we are wives, we tell lies to pacify the fathers of our children. We are never free from this necessity. - Author: Rabindranath Tagore
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #1168902
#38. Imitations don't have mothers and fathers. We don't have family. We just are. Until we're not. - Author: Heather Hildenbrand
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #1168549
#39. *marissa tries to get her single, working mother's attention by suggesting something outrageous, to which mom replies:*

'You're a smart girl. Use your head and avoid any guy who reminds you of your father. - Author: Camille Pagan
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #658264
#40. For if we are bidden to honor carnal fathers and mothers, how much more the spiritual? ... If this virtue of charity has been overlooked, a man will lose any fruit of salvation in any good he may do. - Author: Pope Gregory VII
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #1157938
#41. 'Hannity' had a a guy on that said, 'I fathered 20 kids by 14 mothers.' That is s cultural issue which has demeaned our society and has caused our society dearly in terms of imprisonment. Who's going to be the fathers to those children? Who's going to pay child support? - Author: Foster Friess
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #1155685
#42. No sin is so great but the satisfaction of Christ and His mercies are greater; it is beyond comparison. Fathers and mothers in tenderest affections are but beams and trains to lead us upwards to the infinite mercy of God in Christ. - Author: Richard Sibbes
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #1152944
#43. The truth now.He was disappointed in human beings.He had seen too many betrayals,too many pitiful weaknesses,too much greed for money and fame.The falseness between lovers,husbands and wifes,fathers,sons,mothers,daughters - Author: Mario Puzo
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #1151059
#44. All fathers are invisible in daytime; daytime is ruled by mothers and fathers come out at night. Darkness brings home fathers, with their real, unspeakable power. There is more to fathers than meets the eye. - Author: Margaret Atwood
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #1134435
#45. I urge all children to listen to their mothers and fathers. My mom was helping out some kids and she didn't want to call me for all of the money; she only wanted to take care of some of the kids. - Author: Shaquille O'Neal
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #1122995
#46. Hope is the greatest madness. What can we expect of a world that we enter with the assurance of seeing our fathers and mothers die? A world where, if two beings love each other and give their lives to each other, both can be sure that one will watch the other perish? - Author: Alfred De Vigny
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #1090096
#47. I'm no longer just a candidate. I'm the President. I know what it means to send young Americans into battle, for I have held in my arms the mothers and fathers of those who didn't return. I've shared the pain of families who've lost their homes, and the frustration of workers who've lost their jobs. - Author: Barack Obama
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #1088161
#48. Neither man nor woman is perfect or complete without the other. Thus, no marriage or family, no ward or stake is likely to reach its full potential until husbands and wives, mothers and fathers, men and women work together in unity of purpose, respecting and relying upon each other's strengths. - Author: Sheri L. Dew
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #1065898
#49. Our mothers and fathers helped us come to be and, even nlw, they continue to give us life. - Author: Thich Nhat Hanh
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #1024723
#50. We are people, individuals comprising a variety of sexes, races, shifting sexualities and all the rest of it. Every convention that tries to reinforce this difference is a step back. Notions of gender pointlessly separate men from women, but also mothers from daughters and fathers from sons. - Author: Robert Webb
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #1008413
#51. Women and men grow up with both sexes. Our mothers and fathers mean a lot to us, so it's just a question of finding a balance between their influences. I've found mine. And it tends to be more on the male side. I mean male side the way we understand it in the West. - Author: Grace Jones
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #178789
#52. No marriage or family, no ward or stake is likely to reach its full potential until husbands and wives, mothers and fathers, men and women work together in unity of purpose. - Author: Sheri L. Dew
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #289222
#53. Millions of fathers in rain
Millions of mothers in pain
Millions of brothers in woe
Millions of sisters nowhere to go
Millions of daughters walk in the mud
Millions of children wash in the flood
A million girls vomit and groan
Millions of families hopeless alone - Author: Allen Ginsberg
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #289198
#54. A wedding is for daughters and fathers. The mothers all dress up, trying to look like young women. But a wedding is for a father and daughter. They stop being married to each other on that day. - Author: Sarah Ruhl
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #285200
#55. In reality the world is as full of bad mothers as it is of bad fathers, and it is not the motherless children who become delinquent but the fatherless ones. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #280216
#56. He'd stood amidst the ranks more than once, sensing the soldiers alongside him seeking and finding that place in the mind, cold and silent, the place where husbands, fathers, wives and mothers became killers. And practice made it easier, each time. Until it becomes a place you never leave. - Author: Steven Erikson
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #259804
#57. Fathers and mothers are just people, which means they make mistakes. Don't hold that against them. Whatever flaws they may have, they created you in a moment of love, and are among the few who knew you when. When they're gone, there won't be anyone to take their place. - Author: Ernest Borgnine
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #254504
#58. Who were these people, these specially selected tenants? They were mothers and fathers and children. A dressmaker, a secretary, an inventor, a doctor, a judge. And, oh yes, one was a bookie, one was a burglar, one was a bomber, and one was a mistake. - Author: Ellen Raskin
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #254016
#59. Mothers, of course, are all right. They pay a chap's bills and don't bother him. But fathers bother a chap and never pay his bills. - Author: Oscar Wilde
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #249962
#60. How many of the people I know - sons and daughters - have intricate abstract expressionist paintings of their mothers, created out of their own emotions, attitudes, hands. And how many have only Polaroid pictures of their fathers. - Author: Ellen Goodman
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #234359
#61. Though mothers and fathers give us life, it is money alone which preserves it. - Author: Ihara Saikaku
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #190012
#62. Since God had commanded it, it was necessary that I do it. Since God commanded it, even if I had a hundred fathers and mothers, even if I had been a King's daughter, I would have gone nevertheless. - Author: Joan Of Arc
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #184078
#63. We see and hear about Israelis and Palestinians only when they are defined by the global media as 'occupiers,' 'terrorists,' and 'victims.' But we forget that they are fathers and mothers and sons and daughters and neighbors and doctors and shop-owners and farmers and students. - Author: Jason Alexander
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #182946
#64. A foul-mouthed oaf, a drunken laborer lying in a drain, a beaten wife with blackened eyes and torn clothes, cannot be made romantic to a child who sees how other children suffer from bad-tempered parents, from drunken fathers to termagant mothers. - Author: Joyce Cary
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #293583
#65. Attention is love, what we must give
children, mothers, fathers, pets,
our friends, the news, the woes of others.
What we want to change we curse and then
pick up a tool. Bless whatever you can
with eyes and hands and tongue. If you
can't bless it, get ready to make it new. - Author: Marge Piercy
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #164829
#66. What the world really needs is courageous parenting from mothers and fathers who are not afraid to speak up and take a stand. - Author: Larry R. Lawrence
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #164645
#67. Keep out of this, please, will you, Mildred? A child isn't a toy." "Oh," she said, "they grow up. Time does it more than fathers and mothers. The parents take too much credit. - Author: Saul Bellow
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #119744
#68. So, the total number of hours spent on the stuff you have to do to take care of a family, working and caring for stuff at home, the total number of hours is actually about the same for mothers and fathers. - Author: James Levine
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #107611
#69. We need to insist on fathers and mothers sharing the care of their offspring as well as the opportunity to enjoy the fulfillment of individual rights. - Author: Mary Frances Berry
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #95963
#70. Mothers and fathers do really crazy things with the best of intentions. - Author: Rosalind Wiseman
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #64350
#71. Be the hero of your children's story. Never let them believe for a minute that honor, courage and doing what is right is only reserved for other fathers and mothers. - Author: Shannon L. Alder
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #57370
#72. Whatever the era ... one thing will never change: Fathers and mothers, if you have children, they must come first. - Author: Barbara Bush
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #41155
#73. Real Texans believe in looking out for each other. We believe in honoring our mothers and fathers and keeping our smallest residents - our children - healthy. - Author: Wendy Davis
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #25348
#74. People can be, or can pose as, the enemies of God, but God will never be the enemy of any person. It is the terrible advantage children sometimes have over their fathers (and mothers). - Author: Raniero Cantalamessa
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #7241
#75. Explain to the mothers and fathers of American servicemen that may come home in body bags why their son or daughter have to give up their life? - Author: Sean Hannity
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #5618
#76. To all those mothers and fathers who are struggling with teen-agers, I say, just be patient: even though it looks like you can't do anything right for a number of years, parents become popular again when kids reach 20. - Author: Marian Wright Edelman
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #494557
#77. Fathers and mothers have lost the idea that the highest aspiration they might have for their children is for them to be wise
as priests, prophets or philosophers are wise. Specialized competence and success are all that they can imagine. - Author: Allan Bloom
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #646489
#78. The answer is simple, and harsh. The market did not reward saving the lives of these children, and governments did not subsidize it. So the children died because their mothers and their fathers had no power in the market and no voice in the system. - Author: Bill Gates
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #644355
#79. To the Pilgrim Mothers, who not only had their full share of the hardships and privations of pioneer life but also had the Pilgrim Fathers to endure. - Author: Fanny Fern
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #592716
#80. What mothers need, as well as fathers, spouses, and the children of aging parents, is an entire national infrastructure of care, every bit as important as the physical infrastructure of roads, bridges, tunnels, broadband, parks and public works. - Author: Anne-Marie Slaughter
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #583782
#81. The most powerful teaching a child will ever receive will come from concerned and righteous fathers and mothers. - Author: L. Tom Perry
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #572700
#82. The task is simple. We will organize children and teach them in a perfect way the things their fathers and mothers are doing in an imperfect way. - Author: John D. Rockefeller
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #563843
#83. If the foundation of a well-ordered society is a healthy, happy home, then the problem of lawlessness will not be solved by more laws or legislation; but by fathers and mothers exerting a moral influence and example in their own families, tempered with love and understanding. - Author: J. Spencer Kinard
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #558644
#84. Most fathers and ... Mothers. Only your grandmother and Ghengis Khan know how to do it. - Author: Bill Cosby
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #557962
#85. What good mothers and fathers instinctively feel like doing for their babies is usually best after all. - Author: Benjamin Spock
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #546405
#86. Even though fathers, grandparents, siblings, memories of ancestors are important agents of socialization, our society focuses on the attributes and characteristics of mothers and teachers and gives them the ultimate responsibility for the child's life chances. - Author: Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #522001
#87. Fathers and mothers," she found herself saying, "leave their mark, no matter if we've known them a lifetime or only a day. - Author: Nalini Singh
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #516804
#88. It's a funny thing about mothers and fathers. Even when their own child is the most disgusting little blister you could ever imagine, they still think that he or she is wonderful. - Author: Roald Dahl
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #514156
#89. You don't want the children to know how afraid / you are. You want to be sure their hold on life / is steady, sturdy. Were mothers and fathers / always this anxious, holding the ringing / receiver close to the ear: / 'Why don't they answer where could they be? - Author: Gail Mazur
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #3975
#90. We criticize mothers for closeness. We criticize fathers for distance. How many of us have expected less from our fathers and appreciated what they gave us more? How many of us always let them off the hook? - Author: Ellen Goodman
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #488142
#91. Since, though I do not repent my amorous exploits, I am far from wanting my example to contribute to the corruption of the fair sex, which deserves our homage for so many reasons, I hope that my observations will foster prudence in fathers and mothers and thus at least deserve their esteem. - Author: Giacomo Casanova
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #429688
#92. Like any other people, like fathers, mothers, sons and daughters in every land, when the issue of peace or war has been put squarely to the American people, they have registered for peace. - Author: Paul Robeson
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #414255
#93. I'm inclined to think we are all ghosts-every one of us. It's not just what we inherit from our mothers and fathers that haunts us. Its all kinds of old defunct theories, all sorts of old defunct beliefs, and things like that. - Author: Henrik Ibsen
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #382390
#94. My argument is simple, which is, that for several thousand years in Western civilization, marriage has been the union of one man and one woman. Research is overwhelming that children need mothers and fathers. - Author: Gary Bauer
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #372271
#95. The Vale is not real.

It's a lie told by mothers and fathers to give their starving children a reason for the horror. There is no reason.

There is nothing but this world. It is our beginning and our end. Our one chance at joy before the dark. - Author: Pierce Brown
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #370177
#96. If fathers are sometimes sulky at the appearance of the destined son-in-law, is it not a fact that mothers become sentimental and, as it were, love their own loves over again. - Author: William Makepeace Thackeray
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #360501
#97. Of her own experience she had no memory of the thing happening; but in her instinct, which was the experience of all mothers of wolves, there lurked a memory of fathers that had eaten their new-born and helpless progeny. - Author: Jack London
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #343236
#98. Even if society dictates that men and women should behave in certain ways, it is fathers and mothers who teach those ways to children not just in the words they say, but in the lives they lead. - Author: Augustus Y. Napier
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #336586
#99. I am very lucky. I have known wonderful romantic love in my life but to actually see this little creature and find him to be the most beautiful creature in the world. I know all mothers and fathers feel that way. - Author: Anne-Marie Duff
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #324886
#100. There is something special about unions of husband and wife. Unless we bring men and women together, children will not have mothers and fathers. - Author: Carrie Prejean
Quotes About Mothers And Fathers #323105

Famous Authors

Popular Topics