My parents didn't really understand too much about sport. At that time, we were in a Polish community in the inner city of Chicago, and I was the youngest of a bunch of cousins. Polish families are real big, with cousins and aunts and uncles.— Mike Krzyzewski
Beautiful Real Parents quotations
The real difficulty is to overcome how you think about yourself.
What parents teach is themselves, as models of what is human - by their moods, their reactions, their facial expressions and actions. These are the real things parents need to be aware of, and of how they affect their children. Allow them to know you, and it might become easier for them to learn about themselves.
The whole world is conscious. It's just that we become conscious at times, and you become conscious when you lose a parent, or just a loved one, period - a wife, a brother, you know. You wake up and say, "Man, it's real. I don't need this pimp gangster stuff anymore, I need something with a little more substance." And there is marketing for that.
It is when you finally learn that your are all in your mind that your real life begins.
I have frequently gained my first real insight into the character of parents by studying their children.
First birth is from your parents, but real birth, real life, begins when one accepts a bona fide spiritual master and renders service unto him. Then the path is open for going back to home, back to Godhead, to live eternally in full knowledge and full bliss and in association with the Supreme Personality of Godhead Himself, Lord Krishna.
The real cause of personal existence is not the favor of the Almighty, but the sexual love of one's earthly parents.
Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody is going to know whether you did it or not.
I believe that the dysfunctional Muslim family constitutes a real threat to the very fabric of western life. It is in the family that children are groomed to practise, promote and pass on the norms of their parents' culture.
Had Mother Nature been a real parent, she would have been in jail for child abuse and murder.
I would like to see every parent either directly - if they are comfortable with the technology - or through a personal tutor, being able to access real-time information about their child.
A real leader faces the music, even when he doesn't like the tune.
Trapped in the bureaucracy nightmare, real families suffer when the big banks and their servicers force foreclosures. The emotional toll on children packing up their rooms and on parents struggling to find a temporary roof is a deep one.
I think that's why Meryl Streep is working so much, because she looks like a woman we can all relate to. I look at her and I think, 'I'm chasing my kids, I've moved my parents in with me, I'm coping with food spills - that looks like me in real life'. Meryl looks like an unmade bed, and that's what I look like. To me, that looks true.
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!
The real workout starts when you want to stop.
I used to scream at everybody at the beginning of my career.
I'd get really emotional. I'd project all my issues about my parents and safety onto the executives, so every conversation where they gave a note was life or death and you don't love me.
The real lost souls don't wear their hair long and play guitars.
They have crew cuts and trained minds, sign on for research in biological warfare, and don't give their parents a moment's worry.
Listen to your parents, do your homework and listen to your teachers. Those are the real heroes.
All that I am or hope to be, I owe to my mother.
My parents have been incredibly supportive from perhaps the first real independent decision I made to become a vegetarian at 11, which was certainly not consistent with their diet at the time.
The joy of motherhood comes in moments.
... Families need unstructured time when relationships can deepen and real parenting can take place. Take time to listen, to laugh, and to play together.
[Caine] "Interesting. Me, I've always wanted to know who my real parents were." [Sam] "Let me guess: you're secretly a wizard who was raised by muggles.
The real question is not whether life exists after death. The real question is whether you are alive before death.
My parents paid me small amounts for cleaning my room or cleaning the dishes and stuff, but I never really had a real job before I started on my professional tennis career.
We want the world to focus on children whose lives have been devastated by AIDS.
The millions of children who are missing their parents; their childhood, their future but most importantly, they are missing YOU. Everyone can make a real difference. Your voice is needed in a global movement that can change their world.
You know, everybody dies. My parents died. Your father died. Everybody dies. I'm going to die too. So will you. The thing is, to have a life before we die. It can be a real adventure having a life
Hold dear to your parents for it is a scary and confusing world without them.
My parents both had Oxford degrees, they read important books, spoke foreign languages, drank real coffee and went to museums for pleasure. People like that don't have fat kids: they were cut out to be winners and winners don't have children who are overweight.
Hey, great idea: if you have kids, give your partner reading vouchers next Christmas. Each voucher entitles the bearer to two hours' reading time *while the kids are awake*. It might look like a cheapskate present, but parents will appreciate that it costs more in real terms than a Lamborghini.
I've never tried to find my real parents.
I'm very grateful to my mum and dad for adopting me - they're completely incredible people. It was my dad who encouraged me to question everything, to forge my own path, to think, to read. I always felt it was my right to question everything.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
One I built when I was a kid, and it was a real miniature of Disneyland.
I fell in love with the park when I went there with my parents on my 12th birthday.
I get bitter, angry and disbelieving and I tell my kids there a lot of idiots out there. I also want them to know that being successful is not the real world - that their parents get treated better because they're on TV.
I think for real change to happen, it's going to have to come from the kids, the community, the teachers, the parents.
A real decision is measured by the fact that you've taken a new action. If there's no action, you haven't truly decided.
There's no real manual on being a parent.
There's no real manual on being a wife. I keep reminding myself, My mother did all this, only she never got to leave the house. OK, I can do this. We're all learning on our own learning curve.
When I was starting out, being a young entrepreneur was not fashionable.
Parents would ask, 'When are you going to get a real job?'
My hair used to be real long, and my parents were encouraged when I cut it.
They thought I was going 'straight,' but I was just getting weirder - at least in their eyes. I was getting into the punk thing.
Love your parents. We are so busy growing up, we often forget they are also growing old.
Many children work hard to please their parents, but what I truly longed for was good times that were about us, not about me. That is the real hole the Dodgers filled in my life.
Raising children with an emphasis on intrinsic rewards is not a technique, a method or a trick to get them to do what the parent wants them to by subtler means, but a way of life, a way of living with children with real respect for their intelligence and for their being.
At times is it seems that I am living my life backward, and that at the approach of old age my real youth will begin. My soul was born covered with wrinkles. Wrinkles my ancestors and parents most assiduously put there and that I had the greatest trouble removing.
I never had any question that my parents loved me. I had a real sense of self confidence.
There's nothing secret about it. Everyone knows that I am waiting for my real parents, the king and queen, to come restore me to my rightful throne.