Nothing has a stronger influence psychologically on their environment and especially on their children than the unlived life of the parent.— Carl Jung
Floundering Parental Influence quotations
A parent gives life, but as parent, gives no more.
A murderer takes life, but his deed stops there. A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.
There is no greater good in all the world than motherhood.
The influence of a mother in the lives of her children is beyond calculation.
When you hold your baby in your arms the first time, and you think of all the things you can say and do to influence him, it's a tremendous responsibility. What you do with him can influence not only him, but everyone he meets and not for a day or a month or a year but for time and eternity.
Athletes, coaches and parents today are increasingly aware of the danger of concussion, and this awareness influences decisions about buying new and reconditioned football helmets.
Women gain social influence through their roles as mothers, transmitters of culture, and parents for the next generation.
The essential thing about mothers is that one needs to know that they are there, particularly at that age when, paradoxically, one is trying so hard to break away from parental influence.
What a racially segregated system once taught the young black about living with his inferiority is now taught by a benevolent social welfare system. The difference was that in an earlier age a black parent could fight the competing influences.
A love of reading is an acquired taste, not an instinctive preference.
The habit of reading is formed in childhood; and a child's taste in reading is formed in the right direction or in the wrong one while he is under the influence of his parents; and they are directly responsible for the shaping and cultivating of that taste.
I think I started learning lessons about being a good person long before I ever knew what basketball was. And that starts in the home, it starts with the parental influence.
I regard the effort to introduce women into colleges for young men as very undesirable, and for many reasons. That the two sexes should be united, both as teachers and pupils, in the same institution seems very desirable, but rarely in early life by a method that removes them from parental watch and care, and the protecting influences of a home.
My father had retained an emotional affection for the ceremonial of his parental home, without allowing it to influence his intellectual freedom
Faithful parents can invite the power of heaven to influence their children.
Nevertheless, those children remain agents unto themselves, and the choice to repent or not ultimately is theirs.
College is such a unique time because you're learning a little bit how to be an adult. You're learning how to take care of yourself without parental influence, and you're exposed to so many great minds. I feel like I didn't even know how to think until I got to college.
The only reason we make good role models is because you guys look up to athletes and we can influence you in positive ways. But the real role models should be your parents and teachers!
In order to influence a child, one must be careful not to be that child's parent or grandparent.
These technologies can make life easier, can let us touch people we might not otherwise. You may have a child with a birth defect and be able to get in touch with other parents and support groups, get medical information, the latest experimental drugs. These things can profoundly influence life. I'm not downplaying that.
Bringing up teenagers is like sweeping back ocean waves with a frazzled broom-the inundation of outside influences never stops. Whatever the lure-cars, easy money, cigarettes, drugs, booze, sex, crime-much that glitters along the shore has a thousand times the appeal of a parent's lecture.
Every word, movement and action has an effect.
No other person or outside force has a greater influence on a child than the parent.
My musical influence is really from my father.
He was a DJ in college. My parents met at New York University. So he listened to, you know, Motown, and he listened to Bob Dylan. He listened to Grateful Dead and Rolling Stones, but he also listened to reggae music. And he collected vinyl.
Iago is the dominant trance state of our planet.
It influences our relationships, our sexuality, our parenting, and our attempts to relax. It permeates corporate business, international politics, and our economic system.
But that was war. Just about all he could find in its favor was that it paid well and liberated children from the pernicious influence of their parents.
The way I was brought up by my parents and guided through my football life by the influences of various managers means that in some ways I am black and white.
We have to get awakened to the fact that in recent decades, great destruction has been caused to our moral values as a result of our children, parents and families, getting influenced by the chaotic conditions of modern times.
When we first began and I was 14, my influences were the stuff that was in my parent's record collection like Deep Purple and Led Zeppelin.
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.
I had my dysfunctions, but music gave me peace and joy.
I never felt in tune with the world. My parents always saw me as an artist, and that greatly influenced me. My art was my autonomy.
Self-acceptance begins in infancy, with the influence of your parents and siblings and other important people.
In my family we got up in the mornings around three o'clock and went out to the barns to bring the cows in and milk. In high school I milked about twenty cows every morning and about twenty in the afternoon when I got home. I have wonderful memories from those early days when my parent's influence was so strong.
If you look at any superior athlete, you will find a strong parental influence.
Parents introduce their children to a sport, and then they support them.
My parents were divorced and I didn't grow up with my father, but I spent a lot of time around him, and his influence on me has been profound.
Parents have the glorious opportunity of being the most powerful influence, above and beyond any other, on the new lives that bless their homes.
A lot of people influenced me as I was learning but probably Bing Crosby was the most influential, because I would hear his Christmas albums, which my parents played a lot.
When I think of my background, if I was privileged on any level, it was in terms of the kind of exposure to experience and bohe-mian cultural influence that my parents and my uncles and my grandfather gave me. On both sides I come from an extremely eccentric, artsy, intellectually intense, activist family.
I am continually influenced by the feeling that music culture captured in the late 60s - for my generation, it was a time to rebel, against our parents, against everything.