Inspirational Quotations on Parenting and Children

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Little children are still the symbol of the eternal marriage between love and duty.

George Eliot Romola

You cannot catch a child's spirit by running after it; you must stand still and for love it will soon itself return.

Arthur Miller

You are the bows from which your children, as living arrows, are sent forth.

Kahlil Gilbran

The child shows the man as morning shows the day.

John Milton

Children spell "love," T-I-M-E."

Dr Anthony P Whitman

The more I encourage a child to think for himself, the more he will care what I think.


Perhaps the greatest social service that can be rendered by anybody to the country and to mankind is to bring up a family.

George Bernard Shaw

Before you were conceived wanted you
Before you were born I loved you
Before you were here for an hour I would die for you
This is the miracle of life

Maureen Hawkins

Our children are watching us live and what we are shouts louder than anything we can say.

Wilfred Peterson

Parenthood is a partnership with God... you are working with the creator of the universe in shaping human character and determining destiny.

Ruth Vaughn

I looked on child rearing not only as work of love and duty but as a profession that was fully as interesting and challenging as any honorable profession in the world and one that demanded the best I could bring to it.

Rose Kennedy

Parenthood: the art of bringing up children without putting them down.


As parents we never stand so tall as when we stoop to help our children.

Dr Anthony P Whitman

We must teach our children to dream with their eyes open.

Barry Edwards

The best security blanket a child can have is parents who respect each other.

Jan Blaustone "The Joy of Parenthood"


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