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Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain. - John A. Locke

The longer we live the more we think and the higher the value we put on friendship and tenderness towards parents and friends. - Samuel Johnson

I want to thank my parents for letting me play baseball. I'm thankful I had baseball knuckles and couldn't become a dentist. I got $2, 100 a year when I started in the big league, and they get more money now. I chased the balls that Babe Ruth hit. - Casey Dillon Stengel

The question that is so clearly in many potential parents minds: 'Why should we stunt our ambitions and impoverish our lives in order to be insulted and looked down upon in our old age?' - Joseph A. Schumpeter

Brevity and conciseness are the parents of correction. - Hosea Ballou

A lot of what children's hurt feelings are about is how the parents react. - Dr. Laura Schlessinger

This is a moment that I deeply wish my parents could have lived to share. My father would have enjoyed what you have so generously said of me-and my mother would have believed it. - Lyndon Baines Johnson

Don't hold your parents up to contempt. After all, you are their son, and it is just possible that you may take after them. - Evelyn Waugh

My life cannot implement in action the demands of all the people to whom my heart responds. I cannot marry all of them, or bear them all as children, or care for them all as I would my parents in illness or old age. - Anne Morrow Lindbergh