parents quotes

My mum and mad were both very generous, encouraging parents.Tony Abbott

My parents were early converts to Christianity in my part of Nigeria. They were not just converts; my father was an evangelist, a religious teacher. He and my mother traveled for thirty-five years to different parts of Igboland, spreading the gospel.Chinua Achebe

There is nothing worse that a thirteen-year-old boy. You're embarrassed by your parents, and you're trying to find your independance because, deep inside, you are so dependent on your mom.Ben Affleck

My parents, man, they're just the most loving, encouraging... They're like those people who define themselves through their role as parents before people in their own rights.Riz Ahmed

It's a sad moment, really, when parents first become a bit frightened of their children.Ama Ata Aidoo

My father's parents were carpenters. They were also builders partly. They were painters. And several of them were very, active in the theatre and all such nonsense, you know.Josef Albers

I believe that my parents did wonderful things for us.Madeleine Albright

My parents didn't play golf.Amy Alcott

My parents were horrified when I told them I wanted to be an author.Lloyd Alexander

My parents wanted me to go to law school.Sasha Alexander

Before high school ended, I started applying to college. It really wasn't even a choice because of the brainwashing of my parents.Tatyana Ali

I never set out to be a role model, but I guess parents like it because I am dedicated to school.Tatyana Ali

I don't think my parents liked me. They put a live teddy bear in my crib.Woody Allen

When I was kidnapped, my parents snapped into action. They rented out my room.Woody Allen

It's amazing how coke encompasses everything in your life. Addicts cannot confront life because they only think of their next hit. I ruined life for my parents, my sister and all my friends.Kirstie Alley

No matter what parents do, kids retain their uniqueness.Kirstie Alley

A good youth ought to have a fear of God, to be subject to his parents, to give honor to his elders, to preserve his purity; he ought not to despise humility, but should love forbearance and modesty. All these are an ornament to youthful years.Saint Ambrose

It's hard to leave New York: this is where my friends are, my parents are. It is so vital. The whole world seems to look to New York.Jonathan Ames

I grew up in northern New Jersey - the banlieue of New York - and I now live in Brooklyn. I am separated from my parents by about 50 miles, but really there is almost no distance between us. I speak to them nearly every day.Jonathan Ames

Cursed be he above all others Who's enslaved by love of money. Money takes the place of brothers, Money takes the place of parents, Money brings us war and slaughter.Anacreon