parents quotes

I've got great people who handle my schedule, and everything does revolve around the children. If there's a parents' night or an Easter bonnet parade or a Nativity play, whatever it might be, then I plan everything around that.Victoria Beckham

Yes, I am Algerian of Moroccan origin through my parents, but all my life is Algeria. I was born there.Ahmed Ben Bella

It's been ingrained in me, from my parents and others, this idea of making a difference in the world.Lawrence Bender

You wouldn't think it would but my parents were really balanced about that. When it came time for me to be out of the house and out on my own they were very supportive.Elmer Bernstein

My parents waited to have me and my sister - my dad was 43 when my mother had me, and my mom was 38. They purposefully waited until they had had their adventures in life so that we wouldn't represent the end of their freedom.Christian Borle

You know, growing up, I lived in a neighborhood in Long Island where there was basically one black family. And I remember hearing all the parents and the kids in the neighborhood say racist things about this family.Lorraine Bracco

She had called in the debt that parents owe a child for bringing her, unasked, into a strange world. One should never make an offer without knowing full well what will happen if it is accepted.David Brin

Bias has to be taught. If you hear your parents downgrading women or people of different backgrounds, why, you are going to do that.Barbara Bush

You learn a lot about love before you ever get there. You learn at least as much about love from books as you do from watching your parents.A. S. Byatt

Having loving and supporting parents didn't make me feel any better about the possibility of seeing my personal life splashed across newspapers and tabloids.Mary Cheney

I think the biggest difference is that I've noticed Western parents seem much more concerned about their children's psyches, their self-esteem, whereas tough immigrant parents assume strength rather than fragility in their children and therefore behave completely differently.Amy Chua

I'm famous by default. I came out of the womb, and people wanted to know who I was because of my parents.Frances Bean Cobain

Given the choice, children who don't want for anything will not save... We have an obligation as parents to give our children what they need. What they want we can give them as a special gift, or they can save their money for it.Barbara Coloroso

My parents have been together since 1963, so that's something.Bradley Cooper

Our parents were very strict. Not in a brutal or awful way, but there were definite rules, such as after six on a school night you didn't go out, and at weekends you had to be home by a certain time. It wasn't particularly sheltered, but we were well brought-up.Caroline Corr

I moved up over Lower East Side and I was adopted by eight foster parents; I lived all over New York City with these parents, man, till I was about ten years old.Gregory Corso

I'm in a real minority as far as having really supportive parents in regards to the arts. They never batted an eye as far as not letting me do that stuff. That's invaluable. I can't believe how unabashedly supportive they were about everything, between music and acting.Darren Criss

Growing up in New York with artist parents - a very liberal environment, where we were always encouraged to challenge the status quo - I think for a long time I confused jingoism with patriotism. And that is a mistake.Claire Danes

I come from a family of working women, my mum went to work two weeks after I was born - my parents had no money, there was no choice.Lindsay Davenport

Wrinkles are hereditary. Parents get them from their children.Doris Day