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Parenting Quotes

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Here are some inspirational parenting quotes which will help you to improve your parenting skills and become a better parent.

  • The most important thing that parents can teach their children is how to get along without them. Frank A. Clark

  • All children behave as well as they are treated. Jan Hunt
  • Stop trying to perfect your child, but keep trying to perfect your relationship with him. Dr. Henker

  • Life affords no greater responsibility, no greater privilege, than the raising of the next generation. C. Everett Koop

  • Praise your children openly, reprehend them secretly. W. Cecil

  • Parents need to fill a child's bucket of self-esteem so high that the rest of the world can't poke enough holes to drain it dry. Alvin Price

  • Discipline doesn't break a child's spirit half as often as the lack of it breaks a parents heart. Anonymous

  • Discipline your son in his early years while there is still hope. If you don't you will ruin his life. Anonymous

  • It is better to bind your children to you by a feeling of respect and by gentleness, than by fear. Terence

  • To understand your parents' love you must raise children yourself. Chinese Proverb

  • The best way to make children good is to make them happy. Oscar Wilde

  • Whoever said it first spoke with insight and wisdom: you don't own children, you only borrow them. Anne Linn

  • To be in your children's memories tomorrow, you have to be in their lives today. Anonymous

  • First you have to teach a child to talk, then you have to teach it to be quiet. Prochnow

  • Your children will become what you are; so be what you want them to be. David Bly

  • The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother, and the most important thing a mother can do for her children is to love their father. Anonymous

  • A truly appreciative child will break, lose, spoil, or fondle to death any really successful gift within a matter of minutes. Russell Lynes

  • There's no point in being grown up if you can't be childish sometimes. Dr. Who

  • If your baby is beautiful and perfect, never cries or fusses, sleeps on schedule and burps on demand, an angel all the time, you're the grandma. Theresa Bloomingdale

  • I have found the best way to give advice to your children is to find out what they want and then advise them to do it. Harry S. Truman

  • A mother understands what a child does not say. Jewish Proverb

  • The quickest way for a parent to get a child's attention is to sit down and look comfortable. Lane Olinhouse

  • A father is someone who carries pictures where his money used to be. Lion

  • Of all the rights of women, the greatest is to be a mother. Lin Yutang

  • Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it. Harold Hulbert

  • A baby will make love stronger, days shorter, nights longer, bankroll smaller, home happier, clothes shabbier, the past forgotten, and the future worth living for. Anonymous

Children Learn What They Live - Dorothy Law Neite

If a child lives with criticism, he learns to condemn.
If a child lives with hostility, he learns to fight.
If a child lives with ridicule, he learns to be shy.
If a child learns to feel shame, he learns to feel guilty.
If a child lives with tolerance, he learns to be patient.
If a child lives with encouragement he learns confidence
If a child lives with praise, he learns to appreciate.
He a child lives with fairness, he learns justice.
If a child lives with security, he learns to have faith.
If a child lives with approval, he learns to like himself.
If a child lives with acceptance and friendship, he learns to find love in the world.

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Payal.2 years ago
I like these lines very much: If a child lives with approval, he learns to like himself.
If a child lives with acceptance and friendship, he learns to find love in the world.
Ravina.2 years ago
Thanks for posting these parenting quotes.
Leena.5 years ago
these are really cool quotes!
Larry.5 years ago
very nice.
do you know what year children learn what they live - dorothy law neite
was written?
Jennie.5 years ago
the quote "children behave as well as they are treated" belongs to jan hunt, the director of the wonderful natural child.
Prudence.5 years ago
thanks for the great quotes.
Tina.5 years ago
wow how ironic the very first quote on this site is what i strongly feel and my friend who has a daughter about the same age of my son doesnt feel the same way he feels that his child should be dependent on him and lives eats and breaths his child. too funny thanks for showing me i am heading in the right way with my child when it comes to parenting.
Jeff.5 years ago
following a lengthy google search, your article was exactly what i was looking - much appreciated!
Jan.5 years ago
the quote "children behave as well as they are treated" is from my book the natural child. could you please make a note of this?


jan hunt
Patricia.5 years ago
these quotes are great. a perfect start for my college paper. thank you!
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