26 Quotes About Parents

  • "Above all, we [as parents] must make sure that the open book of our lives - our example - demonstrates the reality of our instruction, for in watching us they will learn the most."

    - R. Kent Hughes
    Topics: Parents, Examples


  • "As for those parents who will not use the rod upon their children, I pray God He useth not their children as a rod for them."

    - Thomas Fuller
    Topics: Parents


  • "A lot of times in life we're all looking for that second chance. The kids I met tonight--who I'm representing have not even had their first chance. Some of these kids--I don't know how in the world they can do it without a mother or a father. What would I have done without my mother?"

    - Duane Chapman
    Topics: Life, Parents


  • "Some persons believe everything that their kindred, their parents, and their tutors believe. The veneration and the love which they have for their ancestors incline them to swallow down all their opinions at once, without examining what truth or falsehood there is in them. Men take their principles by inheritance, and defend them as they would their estates, because they are born heirs to them."

    - Isaac Watts
    Topics: Apathy, Truth, Parents


  • "Remember that you are not called to produce successful, upwardly mobile, highly educated, athletically talented machines...Giving your children great opportunities is good; it is not, however, the goal of parenting. Christlikeness is. Above all, seek to raise children who look and act a lot like Jesus."

    - Chip Ingram
    Topics: Parents


  • "As parents, you may confidently rear your children according to God's Word. While bringing up your children, you are to remember that your children are not your "possessions" but instead are the Lord's gift to you. You are to exercise faithful stewardship in their lives."

    - John C. Broger
    Topics: Parents


  • "Take heed that the misdeeds for which thou correctest thy children be not learned them by thee. Many children learn that wickedness of their parents for which they beat and chastise them."

    - John Bunyan
    Topics: Chastisement, Examples, Parents


  • "We never know the love of a parent till we become parents ourselves."

    - Henry Ward Beecher
    Topics: Family, Parents


  • "If gratitude is due from children to their earthly parent, how much more is the gratitude of the great family of men due to our father in Heaven?"

    - Hosea Ballou
    Topics: Children, Gratitude, Parents


  • "Parents, determine to make your children obey you, though it may cost you a lot of trouble, and cost them many tears. Let there be no questioning, and reasoning, and disputing, and delaying. When you give them a command, let them clearly see that you expect them to do it."

    - J. C. Ryle
    Topics: Parents


  • "After one is right with God and pleases God, the next most important thing in all the world is to be right with one's own father and mother."

    - John R. Rice
    Topics: Parents



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