Children are to be born into a family where the parents hold the needs of children equal to their own in importance. And children are to love parents and each other.
You didn’t have a choice about the parents you inherited, but you do have a choice about the kind of parent you will be.
My grandfather was facing this terror, my parents, myself.
It is long overdue for parents to realize they have the right and duty to protect our children against the intolerant evolutionists.
The fate of a child is in the hands of his parents.
I moved up over Lower East Side and I was adopted by eight foster parents; I lived all over New York City with these parents, man, till I was about ten years old.
It is a wise tune that knows its own father, and I like my music to be the legitimate offspring of respectable parents.
My parents were willing to let me follow my nose, do what I wanted to do, and they supported my interest by buying the books that I wanted for birthdays and Christmas, almost always poetry books.
Oh, mercy, I think we’re all storytellers, you know. You think of the excuses you told your parents for why you got home late. I just never gave it up.
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.