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If your parents never had children, chances are you won't, either.
- Dick Cavett
The first half of our lives is ruined by our parents, and the second half by our children.
- Clarence Darrow
My father hated radio and could not wait for television to be invented so he could hate that too.
- Peter de Vries
The thing that impresses me the most about America is the way parents obey their children.
- King Edward VIII
The gods visit the sins of the fathers upon the children.
- Euripides Phrixus
For rarely are sons similar to their fathers: most are worse, and a few are better than their fathers.
- Homer The Odyssey
My parents only had one argument in forty-five years. It lasted forty-three years.
- Cathy Ladman
The reason grandparents and grandchildren get along so well is that they have a common enemy.
- Sam Levenson
Parents were invented to make children happy by giving them something to ignore.
- Ogden Nash
Most turkeys taste better the day after; my mother's tasted better the day before.
- Rita Rudner
Neurotics build castles in the air, psychotics live in them. My mother cleans them.
- Rita Rudner
The place of the father in the modern suburban family is a very small one, particularly if he plays golf.
- Bertrand Russell
It is a wise father that knows his own child.
- William Shakespeare "The Merchant of Venice", Act 2 scene 2
The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for thirty years she served the family nothing but leftovers. The original meal has never been found.
- Calvin Trillin
My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it.
- Mark Twain
By the time a man realizes that maybe his father was right, he usually has a son who thinks he's wrong.
- Charles Wadsworth
Sooner or later we all quote our mothers.
- Bern Williams