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"The child welfare system - devised and run by liberal social workers, psychologists, and judges. . .Treats incompetent or abusive parents as its clients, and only secondarily considers the needs and well-being of the children involved." - Mona Charen

"Absent parents aren't abusive per se. They're neglectful. They love in a very imperfect way. There are parents like that, and they do love their daughters and sons, but they're not parents in the way that we might think of it." - Benjamin Alire Saenz

"Are anybody's parents typical?" - Madeleine L'Engle

"Parents just don't understand." - Dj Jazzy Jeff

"Teach your parents well." - Sidney Crosby

"Sound has no parents." - Ornette Coleman

"Our parents were musicians." - Caroline Corr

"My parents were hippies." - Balthazar Getty

"My parents were Democrats." - Susana Martinez

"My parents trust me." - Jamielynn Sigler

"Choose your parents wisely." - Bertrand Russell

"Research has convincingly demonstrated that using the "rod" creates children who are not more obedient but who are instead simplymore angry and aggressive than other kids. Parents who routinely slap or strike their children are actually handing them a model of violence to imitate-and many do indeed grow to be abusive, some even murderously so." - Julius Segal

" People deserve a break. The stressed and unorganized person who doesn't have the same priorities as you may be dealing with an autistic child, abusive spouse, fading parents, or cancer. Don't judge people until you've walked a mile in their shoes. Give them a break instead." - Guy Kawasaki

" People deserve a break. The stressed and unorganized person who doesn't have the same priorities as you may be dealing with an autistic child, abusive spouse, fading parents, or cancer. Don't judge people until you've walked a mile in their shoes. Give them a break instead." - Guy Kawasaki

"Most bullies are the product of a stressful and often abusive home life. Next time a bully threatens or attacks you, just yell, 'Don't abuse me like your parents abuse you!' Then call children's services and tell them you saw this bully crying in the bathroom and you're worried about him. Bam! He just got moved to a foster home." - Eugene Mirman

"Let's start working towards wellness, a healing in our community, a healing in relationships, so male and female can finally sit down and understand that that young boy or young girl saw behavior exhibited by their parents that was negative and abusive and they're going to pass it on." - Pam Grier

"People deserve a break. The stressed and unorganized person who doesn't have the same priorities as you may be dealing with an autistic child, abusive spouse, fading parents, or cancer. Don't judge people until you've walked a mile in their shoes. Give them a break instead." - Guy Kawasaki

"I'm not very close to my parents. My stepfather (in my opinion) was very emotionally abusive when I was growing up and there were a lot of other issues I don't feel comfortable talking about publicly. I spent a lot of time in therapy dealing with these issues though, and I feel i'm finally starting to move past them." - Marie Calloway

"People deserve a break. The stressed and unorganized person who doesn't have the same priorities as you may be dealing with an autistic child, abusive spouse, fading parents, or cancer. Don't judge people until you've walked a mile in their shoes. Give them a break instead." - Guy Kawasaki

"Some parents let their kids sleep at other people's houses, where they drink alcohol, watch TV for hours and God knows what else. But if you say you have to get all A's and practice the violin for two hours, then they consider that abusive. That upsets me." - Amy Chua

"I want to say that nobody accuses their parents of abusing them without justification to do that. I didn't just make it up. A lot of things were true and abusive and horrible things that happened to me that my father did." - Roseanne Barr

"After my father died when I was seven and my mother entered into an abusive relationship, I shuffled between houses - staying with friends, families from church, and relying on the kindness of teachers and people throughout my community to help me grow up essentially without parents." - Ronnie Musgrove

"Parents aren't sex education experts just because they are parents." - Pepper Schwartz

"Tape record your parents' laughter" - H Jackson Brown Jr

"Don't listen to your parents." - Brian Chesky

"I have the coolest parents." - Regina Spektor

"My parents didn't play golf." - Amy Alcott

"My parents really encouraged me." - Randy Castillo

"My parents were both entrepreneurs." - Caprice Bourret

"My parents were very indiscrete." - Maurice Sendak

"My parents are retired, basically." - Shia Labeouf

"Parents do the best they can. But my parents are better grandparents than they were parents." - Teri Hatcher

"I have a temper, but I wouldn't call me abusive." - Tatum O'Neal

"Men, when they're out of work, tend to become abusive." - Harry Reid

"I have a temper, but I wouldn't call me abusive." - Tatum Oneal

"There is no humiliation more abusive than hunger." - Pranab Mukherjee

"A thousand times today I've started to open my mouth, started to squeak out, "Can you tell me...? But then I'd look into the front seat, at my mother's silent shaking, my father's grim profile, the mournful bags under his eyes, and all the questions I might ask seemed abusive. Assault and battery, a question mark used like a club. My parents are old and fragile. I'd have to heartless to want to hurt them." - Margaret Haddix

"We enslave, torture and then slaughter animals to eat them, then when we eventually become sick from that we enslave, torture and kill more animals in laboratories in the hopes of creating drugs to enable us to continue with our animal-abusive lifestyle! Few of us look to the future (i.e., to our parents and grandparents), see the effects of an omnivorous lifestyle, and opt out of it before it makes us sick." - Sharon Gannon

"Coaches build teams, parents build players." - Charles Piazzi Smyth

"The children of childish parents age quickly." - Mason Cooley

"There's no winning arguments with your parents" - Wendelin Van Draanen

"Most parents don't know really their children." - Otto Frank

"It's all about loving your parents." - Karan Johar

"The streets was basically my parents." - Bernard Hopkins

"Our parents are our first oppressors." - Jerry Rubin

"Write as if your parents are dead." - Anne Lamott

"What do your parents know, about surviving?" - Daniel Handler

"Believing that your parents are always right." - Paulo Coelho

"My parents separated when I was younger" - Tina Turner

"Most parents do' know really their children." - Otto Frank

"Start, as parents, with yourselves, number one." - Michelle Obama

"Love doesn't care who your parents are." - Rumer Willis

"We live inside our parents' backstory." - Jacqueline Woodson

"First we are children to our parents, then parents to our children, then parents to our parents, then children to our children." - Milton Greenblatt

"Where are all the sour patch parents?" - Bo Burnham

"My parents were really nice to me." - Bryan Callen

"My parents had a difficult divorce." - Christian Camargo

"My parents never really lecture me." - Georgia Jagger

"Drugs will turn you into your parents." - Frank Zappa

"My parents were not theatrical at all." - Jane Asher

"My parents didn't really know one another." - Christopher Durang

"I love both my parents dearly." - Kevin Eubanks

"My parents were very artistic, but busy." - Katey Sagal

"My parents think I'm better under pressure." - Tori Amos

"My parents were sixty years married." - Roddy Doyle

"My parents were marvelously educated people." - Stephen Fry

"My parents have always been very open." - Zoe Listerjones

"I have 'Parents' magazine in my home." - Joe Biden

"My parents were very, very, very strict." - Elizabeth Strout

"My parents have always been very open." - Zoe Lister-Jones

"My parents never really lecture me." - Georgia May Jagger

"My parents could not be more Italian." - Edoardo Ponti

"My parents had a great work ethic." - Charlie Rose

"My parents are deeply pious Hindus." - Akhil Sharma

"My parents are pretty cool people." - Dominic Monaghan

"My parents are Republicans, and I'm not." - Katy Perry

"I owe a lot to my parents." - Maria Sharapova

"My own parents were touchy-feely." - Ben Stiller

"My parents separated when I was younger." - Tina Turner

"Both of my parents were musicians." - Bryan White

"All parents experience the same problems." - Bill Cosby

"Children learn to smile from their parents." - Shinichi Suzuki

"Parents, you know, can be terrible." - Diana Vreeland

"My parents own a restaurant in Albuquerque." - Neil Patrick Harris

"Between them, my parents had 10 marriages." - Lorna Luft

"I'm worried about parents who aren't parenting." - Barbara Bush

"My parents are definitely reformed hippies." - Alison Brie

"My family, my parents are hippies." - Shia Labeouf

"What we are is our parents' children; what we become is our children's parents." - Merrit Malloy

"My parents were the traditional Filipino parents who didnt talk about money around the dinner table." - Bo Sanchez

"Until you've completed your relationship with your parents, all your relationships will be about your parents." - Werner Erhard

"Parents are always more knowledgeable than their children, and children are always smarter than their parents." - Jonathan Safran Foer

"We will never know the love of our parents for us till we have become parents." - Henry Ward Beecher

"Children are not looking for perfect parents, but they are looking for honest parents." - Howard G. Hendricks

"Kids have parents. Let the parents be responsible for the kids." - Bruce Bickford

"Certainly my parents were Dr. [Benjamin] Spock-driven parents. So they were tolerant." - Bill Ayers

"We never know the love of our parents for us till we have become parents." - Henry Ward Beecher

"We never know the love of our parents for us until we become parents." - Henry Ward Beecher

"My parents were pretty liberal, but they were still parents. I definitely had my teenage rebellion." - Lauren Oliver

"Most Korean parents saw themselves as coaches, while American parents tended to act more like cheerleaders." - Amanda Ripley

"A lot of people who are involved in self-discovery lose energy to abusive teachers, to abusive friends and to entities, non-physical beings." - Frederick Lenz

"If you chose to be with an abusive man, a powerful, abusive man, it reflects something about who you are and what you want for yourself." - Moran Atias

"Children do not need superhuman, perfect parents. They have always managed with good enough parents: the parents they happened to have." - Penelope Leach

"I can be pretty nasty. Not 'mean' nasty, but nasty by your parents' standards. But not by my parents' standards, because my parents were nasty for their day." - Bridget Fonda

"Parents don't understand kids and kids don't understand parents. My parents were divorced when I was really young and I went to live with my dad." - Mark Hoppus

"I truly believe the American consumer doesn't want to buy products made under abusive conditions." - Phil Knight

"The language of pornography is abusive, that of romance adoring. Both are addressed to a fetish." - Mason Cooley

"An abusive relationship is worse than being in prison. I mean literally, not figuratively." - Joe Biden

"I truly believe the American consumer does' want to buy products made under abusive conditions." - Phil Knight

"The squirrels on campus were beyond domestic; they were practically domestically abusive." - Rainbow Rowell

"As a result of the feminist revolution, feminine becomes an abusive epithet." - Wyndham Lewis

"Power without love is reckless and abusive, and love without power is sentimental and anemic." - Martin Luther

"Many television weather-women were one abusive parent away from prostitution." - Dov Davidoff

"I only feel better because people aren't being so abusive to me about my weight." - Sinead Oconnor

"I like kindness. Who doesn't? Life is definitely too short for self-centered, abusive people." - Ellen Greene

"The thing I love about off-road racing is the pride in how abusive it is." - Jimmie Johnson

"As a result of the feminist revolution, 'feminine' becomes an abusive epithet." - Wyndham Lewis

"Of all the sicknesses, there is probably none more abusive than homophobia." - Tracy Morgan

"I only feel better because people aren't being so abusive to me about my weight." - Sinead O'Connor

"My mother was physically and emotionally abusive. My father was an extremely cold man." - S E Hinton

"Insomnia: A contagious disease often transmitted from babies to parents." - Shannon Fife

"Always obey your parents - when they are present." - Mark Twain

"If parents would only realize how they bore their children." - George Bernard Shaw

"all children blackmail their parents with their innocence." - Joanne Greenberg

"Could we betray our parents by going back to them?" - Karen Russell

"Most kids dont get to go their parents wedding." - Ken Livingstone

"The great virtue of parents is a great dowry." - Horace

"Dear parents, teach your children to pray. Pray with them." - Pope Francis

"All parents damage their children. It cannot be helped." - Mitch Albom

"Chinese parents believe that their kids owe them everything." - Amy Chua

"I come from a very big family... nine parents." - Jim Gaffigan

"Unhappy parents teach you a lesson that lasts a lifetime." - J G Ballard

"Liberal Doctrine: it is not children who misbehave, but parents." - Mason Cooley

"The child's parents are not his makers but his guardians." - Maria Montessori

"Rock is always about rebelling against the parents." - D'arcy Wretzky

"Patterns are prostitution to the patter of parents." - Luke Rhinehart

"To grow up is to stop putting blame on parents" - Maya Angelou

"Each child should be more intelligent than his parents." - Clarence Darrow

"Compassion for our parents is the true sign of maturity." - Anais Nin

"We are the people are parents warned us against." - Nicholas von Hoffman

"My parents are private investigators for God's sake." - Johann Heinrich Lambert

"Children betrayed their parents by becoming their own people." - Les Lye

"Most actors dont grow up with sweet, vanilla parents." - Nadia Bjorlin

"Our identity is fictional, written by parents, relatives, education, society." - Genesis P-Orridge

"Don't tell me that my parents didn't build their business," - Nikki Haley

"Learn from your parents mistakes - use birth control." - Anonymous

"Parents are the bones on which children sharpen their teeth." - Peter Ustinov

"I was born to poor because of honest parents." - Ambrose Bierce

"Losers blame their parents; Failures blame their kids." - Steve Toltz

"My parents were neither very poor nor conspicuously honest." - Mark Twain



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