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Definitions of Parents

  1.   Persons functioning as natural, adoptive, or substitute parents. The heading includes the concept of parenthood as well as preparation for becoming a parent.

Quotes of Parents

  1. When I was kidnapped, my parents snapped into action. They rented out my room. – Woody Allen
  2. Both of my parents would say they were atheists, so where I inherited my connection to God I don't know. But it's natural. No Bible, no Torah, just the love religion. – Lisa Bonet
  3. Sir Rodin convinced my parents to have me committed; they are all in Paris to arrange it. – Camille Claudel
  4. Since I was an atheist for many years and came to believe in God through my studies in science, it frustrated me to see students and parents who viewed faith and science as enemies. – John Clayton
  5. I will always be the way I was a couple years ago before anything happened. And that's to my parents' credit, my amazing parents who have been around me my whole life and raised me right. I'm very happy with what has happened so far. – Kaley Cuoco
  6. Fits did not go over well in my house. There was a lot of discipline and obedience and you had to be very ladylike. Ladies didn't curse and I still don't curse in front of my parents – Daisy Fuentes
  7. The great model of the affection of love in human beings is the sentiment which subsists between parents and children. – William Godwin
  8. If you put down a list of jobs, doctor, lawyer, janitor, teacher or movie star, everybody would pick the movie star. And why? So you could lie around the pool, drink margaritas and send money to your parents So that's what I did. – Steve Guttenberg
  9. The circumstances, including my body and my parents whom I may curse, are my soul's own choice and I do not understand this because I have forgotten. – James Hillman
  10. I went to Marymount College in New York City with a lot of kids whose parents paid their way, and I wouldn't even have thought of asking my parents they couldn't afford it, not with six kids! – Moira Kelly
  11. All my jobs have been with food in one way or another since 1948. My parents were in the hotel business, and I just loved the warm hearted people who worked so hard with such good humor. – Graham Kerr
  12. Parents should be encouraged to read to their children, and teachers should be equipped with all available techniques for teaching literacy, so the varying needs and capacities of individual kids can be taken into account. – Hugh Mackay
  13. From my parents I learned a very strong work ethic, and all of my brothers and sisters all worked from the earliest days of life right through to the present time. – George J. Mitchell
  14. As a person, he was wonderful. He really was a great person. He was full of life. He had a great sense of humor. Very talented, of course, but very caring to his parents There was a very endearing quality about Elvis. – Priscilla Presley
  15. What is the use of physicians like myself trying to help parents to bring up children healthy and happy, to have them killed in such numbers for a cause that is ignoble? – Benjamin Spock

Usage examples for Parents

  1. The parents were never in the daughter's confidence. ” – A Dozen Ways Of Love by Lily Dougall
  2. Many of them seem determined not only to wound the feelings of the parents in the most cruel manner but also to ruin themselves. ” – Eugene Field, A Study In Heredity And Contradictions by Slason Thompson
  3. The children go home and tell their parents that they don't have to obey them. ” – A Stake in the Land by Peter Alexander Speek
  4. “ To her parents I suppose. ” – The End of a Coil by Susan Warner
  5. We might have been married, but- I forget why- our parents wouldn't consent. ” – L'Assommoir by Emile Zola
  6. “ 4401. Are the wages of a beach boy generally handed over to his parents – Second Shetland Truck System Report by William Guthrie
  7. This astonished their parents very much, because they had always thought it was so nice for the children to have dear Miss Hervey's to go to. ” – The Enchanted Castle by E. Nesbit
  8. But, my dear, a son does not belong to his parents – Dr. Adriaan by Louis Couperus
  9. The movement interested the parents scarcely less than the child. ” – The Lost Trail by Edward S. Ellis
  10. Do you think that they, your parents loved you?" ” – Corpus of a Siam Mosquito by Steven Sills
  11. “ I might have said of G. G., in the very beginning, that he was born of poor and honest parents – IT and Other Stories by Gouverneur Morris
  12. He is the last one to see the married couple, and should return to the house to give their last message to the parents – The Book of Good Manners by W. C. Green
  13. When his parents returned, he tried to make them understand how a strange thing had come into the house, and run, and jumped, and made a noise. ” – Isaac T. Hopper by L. Maria Child
  14. And, like all parents she was asking herself: " What did I do wrong?" ” – Unwise Child by Gordon Randall Garrett
  15. I've heard you say children owe nothing to their parents that parents owe everything to the children. ” – The Second Generation by David Graham Phillips
  16. They could say 'papa' and 'mamma, ' and when they went to a dance they never lost sight of their parents – Renée Mauperin by Edmond de Goncourt and Jules de Goncourt
  17. “ " That is what my parents say," he answered, with a grave, sweet smile; " and though I have little hope, I know that nothing is too hard for the Lord, and am more than willing to leave it in His hands." ” – Elsie's Womanhood by Martha Finley
  18. She could not help wondering what sort of people his parents were and what his home life was. ” – The High Calling by Charles M. Sheldon
  19. Perhaps my parents were like those wretches. ” – Garrick's Pupil by Auguston Filon
  20. “ I promised your parents I would not. ” – Furze the Cruel by John Trevena

Rhymes for Parents