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Positive Quotes about Parenthood

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Parenthood and family come first for me,
and when I'm not working I'm cool with the Teletubbies.
- Clive Owen

Related topics: Parenting

Parenthood always comes as a shock.
Postpartum blues? Postpartum panic is more like it.
We set out to have a baby; what we get is a total take-over of our lives.
- Polly Berrien Berends

There are times when parenthood seems nothing more
than feeding the hand that bites you.
- Peter De Vries

Parents are often so busy with the physical rearing
of children that they miss the glory of parenthood,
just as the grandeur of the trees is lost when raking leaves.
- Marcelene Cox

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Parenthood is not an object of appetite or even desire.
It is an object of will.
There is no appetite for parenthood;
there is only a purpose or intention of parenthood.
- Robin G. Collingwood

Parenthood remains the greatest single preserve of the amateur.
- Alvin Toffler

I know how sobering and exhausting parenthood is.
But the reality is that our children's future depends on us as parents.
Because we know that the first years truly last forever.
- Rob Reiner

 

Cloning looks like a degrading of parenthood and a
perversion of the right relation between parents and children.
- Leon Kass

Becoming a mother cannot help but change things.
An author's life is reflected in their writing,
whether they want it to be or not, and parenthood is
one of the biggest life changes there is.
- Sarah Zettel

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

Every child comes with the message
that God is not yet discouraged of man.
- Rabindranath Tagore

To the people who love you,
you are beautiful already.
This is not because they're
blind to your shortcomings
but because they so clearly see your soul.
- Victoria Moran

A happy family is but an earlier heaven.
- George Bernard Shaw

Nothing you do for a child is ever wasted.
- Garrison Keillor

Our loved ones -
whether by blood, by marriage, or by choice -
are delicate treasures.
If we hold them too close, they break -
as a butterfly would.
By honoring and enjoying
the freedom of our loved ones,
we gain our own freedom.
Have the courage to trust that
the beautiful butterflies of your life
will return - or not - as life intends.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The ache for home lives in all of us,
the safe place where we can
go as we are and not be questioned.
- Maya Angelou

Our opportunity is to Soar our Spirit.
To see Light and Joy in everything.
To spread our wings and fly boldly.
To give thanks for rainbows and butterflies -
our symbols of renewal and rebirth.
To offer daily Thanksgiving - for ourselves, our family,
our friends, our community, for the whole world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother.
- Roe Fulkerson

Your greatest gift to your family and friends is yourself -
your relaxed, happy, and fully-present self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Mother is the name for God
in the lips and hearts of little children.
- William Makepeace Thackeray

Sisters are different flowers from the same garden.
- Anonymous

We find delight in the beauty and happiness of children
that makes the heart too big for the body.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

You are my home - the place to which I always return.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Nobody has ever asked the nuclear family to live
all by itself in a box the way we do.
With no relatives, no support,
we've put it in an impossible situation.
- Margaret Mead

The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree
is the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other.
- Burton Hills

You don't choose your family.
They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.
- Desmond Tutu

There are two lasting bequests we can give our children
One is roots, the other is wings.
- Hodding Carter

For a happy marriage,
love and accept your spouse just the way they are.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The final forming of a person's character
lies in their own hands.
- Anne Frank

Sometimes, our family's most important job
is reminding us how unimportant we are.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

One of the sanest, surest, and most generous joys of life
comes from being happy over the good fortune of others.
- Robert A. Heinlein

The magic words for a great family are,
"I love you just the way you are."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The hardest of all, is learning to be
a well of affection, and not a fountain,
to show them that we love them,
not when we feel like it, but when they do.
- Nan Fairbrother

Consider a new beginning with your family -
choose to take them less seriously.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What is our family?
We touch our full hearts and see ourselves
reflected whole in each other's eyes.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Children are born innocent.
Before they are domesticated they live in the moment,
love without fear, and don't even think about the opinions of others.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Sister is probably the most competitive
relationship within the family,
but once the sisters are grown,
it becomes the strongest relationship.
- Margaret Mead

No love, no friendship can cross the path of our destiny
without leaving some mark on it forever.
- Francois Muriac

You are my Family
- Karen Drucker

What can you do to promote world peace?
Go home and love your family.
- Mother Teresa

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

Kindness is the light that dissolves
all walls between souls, families, and nations.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

You are my family because I CHOOSE you.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

And when our baby stirs and struggles to be born
it compels humility: what we began is now its own.
- Margaret Mead

God could not be everywhere, so he created mothers.
- Jewish Proverb

A child miseducated is a child lost.
- John F. Kennedy

The most important thing a father
can do for his children
is to love their mother.
- Henry Ward Beecher

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

For the very first time the young are
seeing history being made
before it is censored by their elders.
- Margaret Mead

I think, at a child's birth,
if a mother could ask a fairy godmother
to endow it with the most useful gift,
that gift should be curiosity.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

In all our contacts, it is probably the sense
of being really needed and wanted
which gives us the greatest satisfaction
and creates the most lasting bond.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Home is where we feel comfortable.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

No one has yet realized the wealth of sympathy,
the kindness and generosity hidden in the soul of a child.
The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure.
- Emma Goldman

The being of our mothers is forever branded onto our own being.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Tell me whom you live with,
and I will tell you who you are.
- Spanish Proverb

It is a wise father that knows his own child.
- William Shakespeare

Being a role model is the most powerful form of educating.
Youngsters need good models more than they need critics.
It's one of a parent's greatest responsibilities and opportunities.
- John Wooden

You can learn how to let go of the past.
Whether you have experienced a break up
with someone you cared for deeply,
whether death has taken a loved one,
whether you have had a feud with a friend or family member,
whether you have lost a job.
Move on and let go.
Life can be joyful and rewarding again.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Men are what their mothers made them.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I have also seen children successfully
surmounting the effects of an evil inheritance.
That is due to purity being an inherent attribute of the soul.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

I used to tell my husband that,
if he could make me "understand" something,
it would be clear to all the other people in the country.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

The object of education is to prepare the young
to educate themselves throughout their lives.
- Robert M. Hutchins

Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths,
but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands.
- Anne Frank

Many societies have educated their male children
on the simple device of teaching them not to be women.
- Margaret Mead

Let us honor all children,
and put ourselves into service
preparing a magnificent
earthly home for future generations.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

That I was born to this circle - I am blessed.
That I choose to stand in this circle - I am proud.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Moral authority is never retained by
any attempt to hold on to it.
It comes without seeking and
is retained without effort.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

There was never a child so lovely
but his mother was glad to get him to sleep.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

No one can find inner peace except by working,
not in a self-centered way, but for the whole human family.
- Peace Pilgrim

The heart of a mother is a deep abyss
at the bottom of which you will always find forgiveness.
- Honore de Balzac


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