Quotes of parent

  1. The parent is the strongest statement that the child hears regarding what it means to be alive and real. More than what we say or do, the way we are expresses what we think it means to be alive. So the articulate parent is less a telling than a listening individual. – Polly Berrien Berends
  2. I don't think I would have been a good mother. Being a parent brings immense responsibility. It's a Herculean task. It would be almost too much for me. – Julie Christie
  3. When you are getting ready to become a mom, being in love with someone just isn't enough. You need to think about whether he would be a good parent and raise your children with similar beliefs. – Cindy Crawford
  4. That is, we believed, the supreme duty of the parent who only was permitted to claim in some degree the priestly office and function, since it is his creative and protecting power which alone approaches the solemn function of Deity. – Charles Eastman
  5. The parent knows instinctively that if they're working and setting an example for their child that means that child is more likely to be in school, more likely to stay out of trouble and more likely to complete their education. – John Engler
  6. However, as a parent as a grandparent, as a former educator, I know that these practices alone when we are dealing with young children are insufficient. We will never control this rising epidemic without greater accountability from the food industry. – Bob Filner
  7. Rashness is the faithful, but unhappy parent of misfortune. – R. Buckminster Fuller
  8. They say the death of a parent puts you in time because that means there's now no generation standing between you and ordinary death: you're next. I don't buy it. – Bruce Jackson
  9. Force is the vital principle and immediate parent of despotism. – Thomas Jefferson
  10. We need to make sure that the fast -growing States and the balance of States in this country have as much information as available because I cannot imagine the pain as a parent myself of having my child molested by someone in our schools. – Jon Porter
  11. I'm a parent and I try to take care of my health and keep my life in order. In the last few years I've really had to decide what's important to me, and it seems to me that my family and my health are top on the list. And those have nothing to do with show business. – Diana Ross
  12. That thing, 'You must stay together for the kids', is out of fashion but is right. It's not arguing parents that children don't like, it is having one parent – Iain Duncan Smith
  13. It is from the progeny of this parent cell that we all take our looks; we still share genes around, and the resemblance of the enzymes of grasses to those of whales is in fact a family resemblance. – Lewis Thomas
  14. You know, as any parent will say, you know, life happens. – Tanya Tucker

Usage examples for parent

  1. The troops were soon on the way, Dan and Ralph riding several miles with their parent – For the Liberty of Texas by Edward Stratemeyer
  2. One parent must always be honored at the expense of the other, and my name still belongs to the one that is disgraced." – The Story Of Kennett by Bayard Taylor
  3. I suppose the mother is as much a parent as the father. – An Open-Eyed Conspiracy--An Idyl of Saratoga by William Dean Howells
  4. But of course these were merely the fond expressions of a weak parent – By Birth a Lady by George Manville Fenn
  5. The same regard is due to the eldest brother from the youngest as that which is due to a parent from his child. – Arabian Wisdom by John Wortabet
  6. " Ah, Jack, you doesn't know how mean mine fader ish," said the German with a grin though proud of his parent – The Lost Trail by Edward S. Ellis
  7. God permitted me to be the parent of my child's mind. – Shirley by Charlotte Brontë
  8. I knew this because the parent birds had been seen for some days carrying in food. – The Nests and Eggs of Indian Birds, Volume 1 by Allan O. Hume
  9. Is it a parent – O. Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories of 1921 by Various
  10. I suppose that was the first time any parent ever said that. – The Cave Twins by Lucy Fitch Perkins
  11. It was very evident that he wanted to prevent any further conversation between his parent and Tom. – Tom Swift and his Electric Runabout or, The Speediest Car on the Road by Victor Appleton
  12. The instant this good parent made up his mind to accept Miss Mordaunt as a daughter, he began to consider her as a child of his own. – Satanstoe by James Fenimore Cooper
  13. No; it is infinitely less likely that He would do this than an earthly parent – Love's Final Victory by Horatio
  14. " Either one may go at any time," the doctor said, and when alone in the house with them the daughter was haunted with a morbid dread which frequently caused her to hesitate before opening the door, with the fear that she might find a parent gone. – Our Nervous Friends Illustrating the Mastery of Nervousness by Robert S. Carroll
  15. You know, my child, you're not yet of age, and I, as your legal parent and guardian, can do whatever I please with you. – Patty in Paris by Carolyn Wells
  16. All these things the parent might legally do; but it is extremely difficult to discover how far they were actually done, inasmuch as our information in this respect hardly touches the lower classes, while among the upper classes there was naturally far less temptation to be rid of the burden of maintaining such few children as most families produced. – Life in the Roman World of Nero and St. Paul by T. G. Tucker
  17. Up, arise, and tell with good cheer to thine aged parent this plain tale, to seek Corythus and the lands of Ausonia. – The Aeneid of Virgil by Virgil
  18. But Fanny begged him to get down, the poor parent birds were so distressed. – Frank and Fanny by Mrs. Clara Moreton
  19. The average parent says, she pursued, that his or her daughter must be kept pure- minded, and therefore must grow up in a fool's paradise. – The Emancipated by George Gissing
  20. It takes every parent to teach the children the difference between right and wrong and to encourage them to learn and grow and to say no to the wrong things but also to believe that they can be whatever they want to be. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various

Rhymes for parent