Children learn more from what you are than what you teach.— W. E. B. Du Bois
Surprising Loving Parents quotations
Your mind will always believe everything you tell it. Feed it hope. Feed it truth. Feed it with love.
If parents want to give their children a gift, the best thing they can do is to teach their children to love challenges, be intrigued by mistakes, enjoy effort, and keep on learning. That way, their children don’t have to be slaves of praise. They will have a lifelong way to build and repair their own confidence.
The best thing parents can do is to teach their children to love challenges, be intrigued by mistakes, enjoy effort, and keep on learning.
The secret to living well and longer is: eat half, walk double, laugh triple and love without measure.
Children desperately need to know - and to hear in ways they understand and remember - that they're loved and valued by mom and dad.
The moment a child is born, the mother is also born.
She never existed before. The woman existed, but the mother, never. A mother is something absolutely new.
When we teach our children to be good, to be gentle, to be forgiving (all these are attributes of God), to be generous, to love their follow men, to regard this present age as nothing, we instill virtue in their souls, and reveal the image of God within them.
Everyone comes with baggage. Find someone who loves you enough to help you unpack.
There is no friendship, no love, like that of the parent for the child.
I like Dancing of Indian girls more than my parents' prayers .
Because they dance with love and passion . But my parents just say their prayers because they got used to it .
In diversity there is beauty and there is strength.
How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.
Loneliness and the feeling of being unwanted is the most terrible poverty.
Basic anxiety can be roughly described as a feeling of being small, insignificant, helpless, deserted or endangered in a world that is out to abuse, cheat, humiliate, betray, envy... . And special in this is the child's feeling that the parents' love, their Christian charity, honesty, generosity ... may be only a pretense.
Love your country. Your country is the land where your parents sleep, where is spoken that language in which the chosen of your heart, blushing, whispered the first word of love; it is the home that God has given you that by striving to perfect yourselves therein you may prepare to ascend to him.
I hope to arrive to my death, late, in love and a little drunk.
Encourage & support your kids because "Children are apt to live up to what you believe of them.
Your children will become what you are; so be what you want them to be
Of all things love is the most potent.
Take a lover who looks at you like maybe you are magic.
Growing up, mostly in Montreal, I was an only child of loving parents.
You can think of spiritual practice as a kind of spiritual re-parenting .
.. You're offering yourself the two qualities that make up good parenting: understanding - seeing yourself for who you truly are - and relating to what you see with unconditional love.
Youth fades, love droops, the leaves of friendship fall; A mother's secret hope outlives them all.
Sometimes the strongest people are the ones who love beyond all faults, cry behind closed doors and fight battles that nobody knows about.
By learning to yield to the loving authority of his parents, a child learns to submit to other forms of authority which will confront him later in his life — his teachers, school principal, police, neighbors and employers.
Families don't have to match. You don't have to look like someone else to love them.
A happy family is but an earlier heaven.
Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.
I see my parents as tiny children who need love.
I have compassion for my parents’ childhoods. I now know that I chose them because they were perfect for what I had to learn. I forgive them and set them free, and I set myself free.
There is no way to be a perfect mother, and a million ways to be a good one.
Every child deserves a home and love. Period.
To love a person is to see all of their magic, and to remind them of it when they have forgotten.
My grandfather's family used to own a pasta factory in Naples and they would go door-to-door selling their pasta. So his love of food came from his parents, which was then passed down to my mother and then again to me.
The most loving parents and relatives commit murder with smiles on their faces.
They force us to destroy the person we really are: a subtle kind of murder.
I love my parents. Coming out to them was sort of coming out to myself. I educated them, and I wanted our relationship to keep growing. I wanted them to be a part of my life still. I wanted to be able to share with them what I was going through.
Two things you will never have to chase: true friends and true love.
The childless experts on child raising also bring tears of laughter to my eyes when they say, I love children because they're so honest. There is not an agent in the CIA or the KGB who knows how to conceal the theft of food, how to fake being asleep, or how to forge a parent's signature like a child.
If you look deeply into the palm of your hand, you will see your parents and all generations of your ancestors. All of them are alive in this moment. Each is present in your body. You are the continuation of each of these people.
Parents, brothers and sisters, grandparents, aunts and uncles are made more powerful guides and rescuers by the bonds of love that are the very nature of a family.
A King only bows down to his Queen.
When I was 8 years old, I became depressed.
I kept asking why I was born this way [without arms and legs]. I also worried about my future. At the age of 10, I tried to commit suicide because I felt like giving up. But when I imagined my loving parents crying at my grave, I decided to stay.
The greatest gift a parent can give a child is unconditional love.
As a child wanders and strays, finding his bearings, he needs a sense of absolute love from a parent. There's nothing wrong with tough love, as long as the love is unconditional.
When everything goes to hell, the people who stand by you without flinching - they are your family.
I don't remember who said this, but there really are places in the heart you don't even know exist until you love a child.
Your kids require you most of all to love them for who they are, not to spend your whole time trying to correct them.