Don’t worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.” – Robert FulghumRobert Fulghum a well-known American author best known for his book All I Really Need To Know I Learned in Kindergarten
Source: “Reflections for Tending the Sacred Garden”. Book by Bonita Jean Zimmer (p. 182), April 2003.
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Live so when your child thinks of fairness, caring, and integrity they think of you.” – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.H. Jackson Brown, Jr. an American author well known for his best seller book Life’s Little Instruction Book.
Source:H. Jackson Brown, Jr. (2000). “Life’s Instructions for Wisdom, Success, and Happiness”, p.83, Thomas Nelson Inc
Children do learn what they live. Then they grow up to live what they’ve learned.” – Dorthy NolteDorthy Nolte was a family counselor and an American writer who wrote a poem on childbearing called Children Learn What They Live. Which was turned into a book that she co-authored Children Learn What They Live: Parenting To Inspire Values and Teenagers Learn What They Live: Parenting To Inspire Integrity and Independence.
Source: “Children Learn What They Live: Parenting to Inspire Values”. Book by Dorothy Nolte and Rachel Harris, January 5, 1998.
You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance.” – Franklin P. AdamsFranklin P. Adams was an American columnist
Children aren’t looking for perfect parents, but they are looking for honest parents.” – Howard G. HendricksHoward G. Hendricks was a speaker of the Promise Keepers and a long-time professor at the Dallas Theological Seminary. Author and co-author of several books such as Teaching To Save Lives: Seven Proven Ways To Make Your Teaching Come Alive and Values and Virtues: Two Thousand Classic Quotes, Awesome Thoughts, and Humorous Sayings
Source: Howard G. Hendricks (1990). “Heaven Help the Home”
It’s easier to build strong children than to repair broken men” – Frederick DouglassFrederick Douglass was an American social reformer, abolitionist, orator, writer, and statesman. The Narrative Of The Life of Frederick Douglass. is an 1845 memoir and treatise on abolition written by Frederick Douglass himself.
Source: “The 100 best nonfiction books: No 68 – Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave by Frederick Douglass (1845)” by Robert McCrum, www.theguardian.com. May 22, 2017.
Where parents do too much for their children, the children will not do much for themselves.” – Elbert HubbardElbert Hubbard was an American writer, publisher, artist, and philosopher. He was also the founder of the Roycroft Press. A Treasury of Insights, Inspirations, and Provocations are some of his most insightful writings.
Source: Elbert Hubbard (1922). “Selected Writings of Elbert Hubbard: Olympians”
A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone.” – Billy GrahamBilly Graham one of the worlds most well-known American evangelist.
If you want your children to put their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders.” – Abigail Van BurenAbigail Van Buren was an American columnist who started the “Dear Abby” Column. The Best of Dear Abby is a compilation of twenty-five years of the most stirring questions asked of Dear Abby along with her most clever and wise answers.
Children will not remember you for the material things you provided but for the feeling you cherished them.” – Richard L. EvansRichard L. Evans was a writer, producer, and announcer of Music and the Spoken Word for forty-one years.
Source: “Biography/ Personal Quotes”. www.imdb.com.
What’s it like to be a parent: It’s one of the hardest things you’ll ever do but in exchange, it teaches you the meaning of unconditional love.” – Nicholas SparksNicholas Charles Sparks is a Best Selling American romance novelist and screenwriter. A favorite of mine is The Notebook (a must see or read) also Every Breath.
The thing that impresses me the most about America is the way the parents obey their children.” – King Edward VIII
Source: Look 5 Mar. 1957
No discipline seems pleasant at the time, but painful. But later on, however, produces a harvest of righteousness and peace for those who have been trained by it.” – Hebrews 12:11
Parents often talk about the younger generation as if they didn’t have anything to do with it. ” – Haim GinottHaim Ginott was a school teacher, child psychologist, and psychotherapist and a parent educator. A best-selling author, his trail blazing techniques in conversing with children are still used today. His book Between Parent and Child stayed on the best sellers list for a year and still is popular today.
Having one child makes you a parent; having two you are a referee.” – David FrostDavid Frost was an English television host, media personality, journalist, comedian, and writer.
The love I have for my children is stronger than me. – Sweet Family Life