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If you do not respect your parents,
your children will not respect you.
There is one thing one cannot buy---one's parents.
There is one thing a man cannot change---his parents.
A wise son makes a glad father,
but a foolish one is his mother's grief.
Who spares the rod hates his son.
Like father, like son.
Honor your father - - - even if you have to go begging from door to door.
House and wealth are inherited from fathers, but a wise wife is from the Lord.
A woman is worthier after she has become a mother than before.
It is enough that our wives bring up our children and save us from sin.
A man should not quarrel with his wife to please his parents.
Wisdom is good if parental virtues go with it.
My mother loved children -- she would have given anything if I had been one.
The reason grandparents and grandchildren get along so well is that they have a common enemy.
Do not boast of your children when they are little,
because you never know what they will be like when grown-up!
Your responsibility as a parent is not as great as you
might imagine. You need not supply the world with the
next conqueror of disease or major motion picture star.
If your child simply grows up to be someone who does not
use the word 'collectible' as a noun, you can consider
yourself an unqualified success.
I know how to do anything -- I'm a mom.
I figure if my kids are alive at the end of the day,
I've done my job.
I make decisions for my life, not the other way around.
Besides, when you have a kid, you must weigh everything
against time with your child.
When I was a kid my parents moved a lot,
but I always found them.
I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as
the need for a father's protection.
Obeying from love is better than to obey from fear.
Don't threaten a child: either punish him or forgive him.
In the final analysis it is not what you do for your children but what you have taught them to do for themselves that will make them successful human beings.
In seeking wisdom the first step is silence,
the second: listening, the third: remembering,
the fourth: practicing, the fifth: teaching others.