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There are three teachers: parents, instructors, and comrades.
Can a woman forget her nursing child? Yes, even these may forget, but I will not forget you.
At work, you think of the children you have left at home.
At home, you think of the work you've left unfinished.
Such a struggle is unleashed within yourself.
Your heart is rent.
Most children threaten at times to run away from home.
This is the only thing that keeps some parents going.
When you teach your son, use a carefully edited text.
Who fails to teach his son a trade
might just as well have taught him to rob.
Bring up a child in the way he should go, and,
when he is old, he will not depart from it.
He that is cruel troubles his own flesh.
I have set before you life and death, blessing and curse;
therefore choose life, that you and your offspring may live.
Parents shall not be put to death for their children,
nor children for their parents.
Fathers are a crown to their sons
and sons a crown to their sires.
It is easier to have children than to raise them.
Never promise something to a child and not give it to him, because in that way he learns to lie.
At five, your son is your master; at ten, your slave; at fifteen, your double; and after that, he is your friend or foe---depending on how you raised him.
When a father is quick-tempered, his children are confused.
Don't threaten a child: Either punish him or forgive him.
The talk of the child in the street is that of his father or mother at home.
Crooked parents can produce straight children.
A father suffers for the troubles of his son.
A man's father is his king.
Whoever teachs his son teaches not only his son but also his son's son---and so on to the end of generations.
The child honors his mother more than his father because his mother affects him by her words---so God set the honoring of the father before the honoring of the mother; and the child fears his father more than his mother, because it is the father who teaches him Torah---so God set the fearing of the mother before the fearing of the father.
He who does not support needy parents bears evil testimony against himself.
The man who disobeys his parents will have disobedient sons.
Even if a man is a rabbi, when his father enters, the son must rise [in the presence of his pupils].