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43 Inspirational Parenting Quotes (POSITIVE)

Top 10 Most Famous Parenting Quotes to Inspire You (BEST)

“Affirming words from moms and dads are like light switches. Speak a word of affirmation at the right moment in a child’s life and it’s like lighting up a whole roomful of possibilities.”

Gary Smalley
If you have never been hated by your child, you have never been a parent. – Bette Davis
If you have never been hated by your child, you have never been a parent. – Bette Davis
Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands. – Anne Frank
Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person’s character lies in their own hands. – Anne Frank
It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men. — Frederick Douglass
It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men. — Frederick Douglass
Encourage and support your kids because children are apt to live up to what you believe of them. — Lady Bird Johnson
Encourage and support your kids because children are apt to live up to what you believe of them. — Lady Bird Johnson
Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them. ― James Baldwin
Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them. ― James Baldwin
I came to parenting the way most of us do — knowing nothing and trying to learn everything. — Mayim Bialik
I came to parenting the way most of us do — knowing nothing and trying to learn everything. — Mayim Bialik
Behind every young child who believes in himself is a parent who believed first. — Matthew Jacobson
Behind every young child who believes in himself is a parent who believed first. — Matthew Jacobson
When a man dies, if he can pass enthusiasm along to his children, he has left them an estate of incalculable value. – Thomas Edison
When a man dies, if he can pass enthusiasm along to his children, he has left them an estate of incalculable value. – Thomas Edison
At the end of the day, the most overwhelming key to a child's success is the positive involvement of parents. - Jane D. Hull
At the end of the day, the most overwhelming key to a child’s success is the positive involvement of parents. – Jane D. Hull

16 Powerful Quotes to Help You Become a Better Parent

“Most things are good, and they are the strongest things; but there are evil things too, and you are not doing a child a favor by trying to shield him from reality. The important thing is to teach a child that good can always triumph over evil.”

Walt Disney
A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone. — Billy Graham
A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone. — Billy Graham
Parenting without a sense of humor is like being an accountant who sucks at math. — Amber Dusick
Parenting without a sense of humor is like being an accountant who sucks at math. — Amber Dusick
Always kiss your children goodnight, even if they're already asleep. — H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
Always kiss your children goodnight, even if they’re already asleep. — H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
Children are educated by what the grown-up is and not by his talk. – Carl Jung
Children are educated by what the grown-up is and not by his talk. – Carl Jung
It is time for parents to teach young people that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength. –Maya Angelou
It is time for parents to teach young people that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength. – Maya Angelou
The way we talk to our children becomes their inner voice. — Peggy O’Mara
The way we talk to our children becomes their inner voice. — Peggy O’Mara
Biology is the least of what makes someone a mother. — Oprah Winfrey
Biology is the least of what makes someone a mother. — Oprah Winfrey
Your children are not your children, they come through you, but they are life itself, wanting to express itself. — Wayne Dyer
Your children are not your children, they come through you, but they are life itself, wanting to express itself. — Wayne Dyer
We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future. — Franklin D. Roosevelt
We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future. — Franklin D. Roosevelt
The best kind of parent you can be is to lead by example. — Drew Barrymore
The best kind of parent you can be is to lead by example. — Drew Barrymore
The best way to make children good is to make them happy. – Oscar Wilde
The best way to make children good is to make them happy. – Oscar Wilde
Children should have enough freedom to be themselves - once they've learned the rules. - Anna Quindlen
Children should have enough freedom to be themselves – once they’ve learned the rules. – Anna Quindlen
Your kids require you most of all to love them for who they are, not to spend your whole time trying to correct them. - Bill Ayers
Your kids require you most of all to love them for who they are, not to spend your whole time trying to correct them. – Bill Ayers
I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father's protection. - Sigmund Freud
I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father’s protection. – Sigmund Freud
There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One of these is roots, the other, wings. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One of these is roots, the other, wings. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

13 Quotes to Inspire You to Be Ready for Parenthood

Parenting is not for sissies. You have to sacrifice and grow up. — Jillian Michaels
Parenting is not for sissies. You have to sacrifice and grow up. — Jillian Michaels
There is no such thing as a perfect parent. So just be a real one. - Sue Atkins
There is no such thing as a perfect parent. So just be a real one. – Sue Atkins
Being a mother is learning about strengths you didn’t know you had, and dealing with fears you didn’t know existed. — Linda Wooten
Being a mother is learning about strengths you didn’t know you had, and dealing with fears you didn’t know existed. — Linda Wooten
Having a baby is a life-changer. It gives you a whole other perspective on why you wake up every day. -  Taylor Hanson
Having a baby is a life-changer. It gives you a whole other perspective on why you wake up every day. – Taylor Hanson
You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance. ― Franklin P. Adams
You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance. ― Franklin P. Adams
My worst parenting moments, the ones I am least proud of, happened because I was trying to impress a bunch of strangers I’ll probably never see again. — Janel Mills
My worst parenting moments, the ones I am least proud of, happened because I was trying to impress a bunch of strangers I’ll probably never see again. — Janel Mills
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you. — Robert Fulghum
Don’t worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you. — Robert Fulghum
I don’t know what’s more exhausting about parenting: the getting up early, or acting like you know what you’re doing. ― Jim Gaffigan
I don’t know what’s more exhausting about parenting: the getting up early, or acting like you know what you’re doing. ― Jim Gaffigan
We never know the love of the parent till we become parents ourselves. - Henry Ward Beecher
We never know the love of the parent till we become parents ourselves. – Henry Ward Beecher
Having a child is like getting a tattoo… on your face. You better be committed. - Elizabeth Gilbert
Having a child is like getting a tattoo… on your face. You better be committed. – Elizabeth Gilbert
Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws. - Barbara Kingsolver
Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws. – Barbara Kingsolver
There really are places in the heart you don't even know exist until you love a child. - Anne Lamott
There really are places in the heart you don’t even know exist until you love a child. – Anne Lamott
I realized when you look at your mother, you are looking at the purest love you will ever know. - Mitch Albom
I realized when you look at your mother, you are looking at the purest love you will ever know. – Mitch Albom

4 Funny Quotes About Parenting

Mother Nature is providential. She gives us twelve years to develop a love a love for our children before turning them into teenagers. - William Galvin
Mother Nature is providential. She gives us twelve years to develop a love a love for our children before turning them into teenagers. – William Galvin
When your children are teenagers, it’s important to have a dog so that someone in the house is happy to see you. - Nora Ephron
When your children are teenagers, it’s important to have a dog so that someone in the house is happy to see you. – Nora Ephron
Why don’t kids understand their nap is not for them, but for us - Alyson Hannigan
Why don’t kids understand their nap is not for them, but for us? – Alyson Hannigan
It just occurred to me that the majority of my diet is made up of the foods that my kid didn’t finish. - Carrie Underwood
It just occurred to me that the majority of my diet is made up of the foods that my kid didn’t finish. – Carrie Underwood

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