Times are bad. Children no longer obey their parents, and everyone is writing a book.— Marcus Tullius Cicero
Undeniable Bad Parenting quotations
If I had to advise parents, I should tell them to take great care about the people with whom their children associate . . . Much harm may result from bad company, and we are inclined by nature to follow what is worse than what is better.
I think people are born bisexual, and it's just that our parents and society kind of veer us off into this feeling of 'Oh, I can't'. They say it's taboo. It's ingrained in our heads that it's bad, when it's not bad at all. It's a very beautiful thing.
Good parenting give headaches but bad parenting gives heartaches.
A Message to Children Who Have Read This Book - When you grow up and have children of your own, do please remember something important: a stodgy parent is no fun at all. What a child wants and deserves is a parent who is SPARKY.
It is not a bad thing that children should occasionally, and politely, put parents in their place.
If parents wish to preserve childhood for their own children, they must conceive of parenting as an act of rebellion against culture
There are hundreds of millions of gun owners in this country, and not one of them will have an accident today. The only misuse of guns comes in environments where there are drugs, alcohol, bad parents, and undisciplined children. Period.
Most children turn out badly because they have the wrong parental image.
This doesn't mean their parents are criminal. It means they are boring and cruel.
Great teachers will never be able to make up for bad parents, nor should they be expected to.
A strong conviction that something must be done is the parent of many bad measures.
Young people nowadays love luxury; they have bad manners and contempt for authority. They show disrespect for old people... contradict their parents, talk constantly in front of company, gobble their food and tyrannize their teachers.
There's a reason why people who've had bad relationships with their parents listen to angry stuff.
I watch like, Steve Jobs interviews, I don't really watch TV.
I stopped watching TV when I turned like ten because my parents were like, 'TV's really bad for you.'
My childhood, I wouldn't say it was bad.
It helped me grow up. I stayed out of trouble. My parents taught me what's wrong and right, and knowing that I had a little brother following me, I had to make sure I was doing the right thing so he knows what's right, too. I was in the house nine days out of 10. There wasn't nothing good outside for me.
Sun is bad for you. Everything our parents said was good is bad. Sun, milk, red meat...college.
Some parents were nervous about how they would portray everything, .
.. At a picnic the moms put on for the team and coaches, I said that all the reality shows are turning around and showing good things, not bad things.
There are good days and there are bad days, and this is one of them.
You know the things I went through as a youngster, coming into the business, all the good, the bad and the ugly that came. I'd had a rough life. I grew up single parent. My mom, she was like a father to me.
I had been a girl of whom certain things were expected, none of them too bad: a career as a nurse, for example; a sense of duty to my parents; obedience to the law and worship of convention. But in one year of being away from home, that girl had gone out of existence.
Parents usually educate their children merely in such a manner than however bad the world may be, they may adapt themselves to its present conditions. But they ought to give them an education so much better than this, that a better condition of things may thereby be brought about by the future.
Here's a shock: An adult who still hangs out in skate parks is a bad parent.
Being an only child and losing both my parents at an early age, I have found that the friends I have made over the years are the people who help me get through life, good times and bad.
All good qualities in a child are the result of environment, while all the bad ones are the result of poor heredity on the side of the other parent
I'm not a bad parent and partner, even if I make a thousand mistakes.
My parents took an interest in nothing, at home no books, no records.
My mother and my father are the emblem of indifference, dryness and bad taste. My father is also terribly stingy, in life as well as in feelings: I have never seen him filling up the bathtub.
If you get offended by words - by noises we make with our mouths - it means you were raised by bad parents.
I've inherited the worst of each parent.
I have my father's hypochondria and lack of concentration. I have his amorality. I have everything bad that he had. Then I have my mother's surly, pill-like, complaining, whining attitude.
Having a child who is struggling doesn't make you a bad parent, just as being a child who is struggling doesn't make your child a bad kid.
My parents are supportive of anything I want to do, as long as it's not bad.
TV commercials make parenting look like there are going to be good days and bad days - like, it'll be this gentle wave, like you'll have a blissed-out, really wonderful day or two, and then, you know, then you'll have an issue. And what parenting is, is kind of earthquake.
I say things, like every other parent, that reminds you of your own parents.
One thing I do know about being a parent, you understand why your father was in a bad mood a lot.
Juggling work and parental responsibilities is no easy task, but I'm trying my best and just like everything else there are good days and there are bad days.
I'm concerned about the insidious influence of the media's bad messages that undermine the lessons parents try to instill in their sons and daughters.
It's a very painful, eye-opening experience to realize, "Wait a minute, my dad actually doesn't want me to be successful because he's not happy." Whether you call it misery loves company, it's not like parents are bad people. It's a human trait. It's just a thing.