parents quotes

I always knew I would sing. I just didn't know if I would be successful or not. But I sang at school, I sang at parties, I sang at church. Everyone always asked me to sing. I'd be playing football with my friends, and my parents would ask me to sing for their guests. I was never very happy about that because I wanted to play football.Andrea Bocelli

Somewhere it is written that parents who are critical of other people's children and publicly admit they can do better are asking for it.Erma Bombeck

A lot of parents never speak to their transgender kids again; that's not the case in my family.Chaz Bono

Parents have to understand: if your kid isn't you, don't blame the kid.Chaz Bono

One thing that was very clear to me is that the young people in a place like Annawadi aren't tripping on caste the way their parents are. They know their parents have these old views.Katherine Boo

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

I think I was born because my parents had two boys and wanted to give it one more go and try for a girl... they got me instead.Alex Borstein

Happy Days was about a family... although the show was shot in the 70s, it was about a family in the 50s. I realized that kids were watching their parents grow up and the parents were watching themselves grow up. That was the key to the success of our show.Tom Bosley

My parents were amazing and wonderful, but there was a lot of pressure to do my best and in every way possible.Kate Bosworth

That's the funniest thing about portraying certain things on screen, sitting next to your parents and they get to see this glimpse of me kissing another guy.Kate Bosworth

I can remember running around at the age of 3, wanting to play golf, cricket and football. I was always active, one way or another, driving my parents mad.Ian Botham

My parents were both entrepreneurs.Caprice Bourret

My parents listened to music in our house all the time when we were growing up. It was everything from Dolly Parton to Paul Simon... We packed in everything.Clare Bowen

My parents had an old-fashioned ideal of college, that four years at a liberal arts college should be a liberal arts education.Julie Bowen

I had what you could call a chaotic childhood. My parents divorced when I was 2; I went back and forth between my mom's and dad's houses for years.Crystal Bowersox

Growing up, my parents did everything they knew how to do to support me. My dad was always kinda my roadie; he drove me from gig to gig. But I got my own gigs. I was this 12-year-old kid, shuffling business cards, calling people, telling them I wanted to play.Crystal Bowersox

My parents were laborers so we lived on South Park, which was a low-income region of Seattle. You had a choice - you either joined or formed a gang or you let others bully you.Jack Bowman

My parents are wonderful, and I'm really lucky - but my mom has always been almost exclusively a right-brained person. She goes completely on her feelings of things, on her intuition, and so she instilled that in my brothers and I.Brandon Boyd

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

I got a family I got to answer to. I got kids... my older parents and my preachers and everybody.Terry Bradshaw