The Best Famous Parenthood Quotes

  • 1

    A Favorite of 184 users

    A hundred years from now it will not matter what my bank account was, the sort of house I lived in, or the kind of car I drove. But the world may be different, because I was important in the life of a boy.

    December 21, 2002 by aschrage in Parenthood  ID#:5830
  • 2

    A Favorite of 64 users

    The truth is that parents are not really interested in justice. They just want quiet.

    May 30, 2007 by aschrage in Parenthood  ID#:127055
  • 3

    A Favorite of 47 users

    I have found the best way to give advice to your children is to find out what they want and then advise them to do it.

    October 25, 2009 by Anonymous in Parenthood  ID#:245404
  • 4

    A Favorite of 39 users

    A baby is God's opinion that life should go on.

    October 9, 2002 by Anonymous in Parenthood  ID#:5205
  • 5

    A Favorite of 20 users

    If I'd have known how much fun grandchildren would be, I'd have had them first!

    July 17, 2002 by mskingofhearts in Parenthood  ID#:4503
  • 6

    A Favorite of 15 users

    When my baby girl smiles the whole room lights up; When she laughs, the whole world goes out of focus And it's only her and I.

    September 6, 2002 by Anonymous in Parenthood  ID#:4966
  • 7

    A Favorite of 14 users

    A two-year old is kind of like having a blender, but you don't have a top for it.

    August 30, 2005 by Akiratheoni in Parenthood  ID#:46921
  • 8

    A Favorite of 13 users

    I believe that always, or almost always, in all childhoods and in all the lives that follow them, the mother represents madness. Our mothers always remain the strangest, craziest people we've ever met.

    December 11, 2000 by None in Parenthood  ID#:908
  • 9

    A Favorite of 12 users

    Our parents cast long shadows over our lives. When we grow up, we imagine that we can walk in the sun, free of them. We don't realize, until it's too late, that we have no choice in the matter; they're always ahead of us.

    We carry them within us all our lives--in the shape of our face, the way we walk, the sound of our voice, our skin, our hair, our hands, our heart. We try all our lives to separate ourselves from them, and only when they are gone do we find we are indivisible.

    August 29, 2002 by Anonymous in Parenthood  ID#:4909
  • 10

    A Favorite of 11 users

    The ideal mother, like the ideal marriage, is a fiction.

    December 11, 2000 by None in Parenthood  ID#:896