101 Quotes to show your Parents How Special They Are

No words could suffice to describe the natural bond between a parent and the child. Your parents are the ones that literally brought you into this world. And without them you would not exist! Having your parents in your life is a blessing. They serve as true role models and the epitome of unconditional love, sacrifice, and support. Here we have come up with few parents quotes about parenting and the importance of parents.

These are great for those times when you want to reach out to your parents and express just how much you love them. But maybe you don’t have the right words yourself. Use our amazing quotes collection to appreciate and express your love for your parents, check them out.

Parents Quotes

1. “The work that parents do is never appreciated enough.” – Unknown

2.“The role of the parents is not to become the child, but to provide guidance to it, to walk it through the same abyss the parents walked through but with the help of a light called parental guidance. – On Parenting.” – Lamine Pearlheart

3.“It’s easy to be a good parents to a good child, but what makes you a good parents when you don’t give up being parent to a challenging child” – Beta Metani Marashi

4.“The affection of parents makes infants feel safe in this dangerous world and gives them boldness in experimentation and in an exploration of their environments.” – Bertrand Russell

5.“Sometimes all you need is parents support and trust. That’s all.” – Unknown

6.“In life, nobody except your parents will care to overlook who you have become and continue believing in what you can still be.” – Unknown

7.“Our parents deserve our honor and respect for giving us life itself. Beyond this they almost always made countless sacrifices as they cared for and nurtured us through our infancy and childhood, provided us with the necessities of life, and nursed us through physical illnesses and the emotional stresses of growing up.” – Ezra Taft Benson

8.“Respect your parents. What they tell you is true. Hard work, dedication, and faith will get you anything. Imagination will drive itself. You can get anything you want, but you have to have faith behind all your ideas. Stick to your goals and have an undying faith.” — Russell Simmons

9.“Dear Mom and Dad, I am so much of what I learned from you. You’ll be with me like a handprint on my heart.”- Unknown

10.“Mom and dad, you’ve gone through a lot of struggles and pain. But I promise I won’t let all that go in vain. I want to do justice to every time you believed in me. I will grow up, to be the best I can be.” – Unknown

11.“I didn’t attend the best school in the city. I didn’t attend the better university in the state. I didn’t get the best job in the country. But none of these matters because I had the best parents in the world and they made up for all these things. Thank you, mom and dad.” – Unknown

12.“One of the greatest titles in the world is the parent, and one of the biggest blessings in the world is to have parents.” – Unknown

13.“Children don’t need a friend, they need a parent” – “Beta” Metani’ Marashi

14.“Is there a magical time when children become parents to their parents?” – Ralph Webster

15.“My parents have lived longer than most and have expected very little. We have been blessed in too many ways to count.” – Ralph Webster

16.“When one life makes another life happy without an any expectation, that’s one Life is of A Parents.” – Yaganesh Derasari

17.“Mom and dad, I have no words to acknowledge the sacrifices you made and the dreams you had to let go, just to give me a shot at achieving mine. Thanks.” – Unknown

18.“You are the only people in this world who I love from the bottom of my heart even though you scold me and punish me because I know that what you do is for my own good. Thanks, mom, and dad.” – Unknown

19.“Mom and dad, I grew up cocooned in your love, comforted by your hugs and motivated by your lives… and I wouldn’t have it any other way. Thanks for everything.” – Unknown

20.“Parents were the only ones obligated to love you; from the rest of the world you had to earn it.” – Ann Brashares

21.“Children learn more from what you are than what you teach…. So live your life such that when your children think of fairness and integrity, they think of you. !!!” – Unknown

22.“What it’s like to be a parent: It’s one of the hardest things you’ll ever do but in exchange it teaches you the meaning of unconditional love.” – Nicholas Sparks

23.“The depth of the love of parents for their children cannot be measured. It is like no other relationship. It exceeds concern for life itself. The love of a parent for a child is continuous and transcends heartbreak and disappointment.” – James E. Faust

24.“No matter how far we come, our parents are always in us.” – Brad Meltzer

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25.“A parent’s love is whole no matter how many times divided.” – Robert Brault

26.“Parents need to fill a child’s bucket of self esteem so high that the rest of the world can’t poke enough holes to drain it dry.” – Alvin Price

27.“Parents are the ultimate role models for children. Every word, movement, and action has an effect. No other person or outside force has a greater influence on a child than the parent.” – Bob Keeshan

28.“My heroes are and were my parents. I can’t see having anyone else as my heroes.” -Michael Jordan

29.“I thank God that I’m a product of my parents. That they infected me with their intelligence and energy for life, with their thirst for knowledge and their love. I’m grateful that I know where I come from.” – Shakira

30.“My parents taught me about the importance of qualities like kindness, respect and honesty and I realize how central values like these have been to me throughout my life.” – Kate Middleton

31.“Behind every young child who believes in himself is a parent who believed first.” – Matthew Jacobson

32.“I got a lot of support from my parents. That’s the one thing I always appreciated. They didn’t tell me I was being stupid; they told me I was being funny.” – Jim Carrey

33.“Never Complain About What Your Parents Couldn’t Give You. It Was Probably All They Had.” – Unknown

34.“Appreciate your parents. You never know what sacrifices they went through for you.” – Unknown

35.“Treat your parents with loving care; you will only know their value when you see their empty chair.” – Unknown

36.“By the time I realized my parents were right, I had kids that didn’t believe me.” – Hussein Nishah

37.“The best inheritance a parent can give to his children is a few minutes of their time each day.” – M. Grundler

38.“Children don’t need more things. The best toys a child can have are a parent who gets down on the floor and plays with them.” – Bruce Perry

39.“The joys of parents are secret, and so are their grieves and fears.” – Francis Bacon

40.“Parenting is the toughest job on earth as you are responsible for the physical, emotional & mental development of another human being.” – Unknown

41.“We never know the love of a parent till we become parents ourselves.” – Henry Ward Beecher

42.“So many times, people told me I can’t do this or can’t do that. My nature is that I don’t listen very well. I’m very determined, and I believe in myself. My parents brought me up that way. Thank God for that. I don’t let anything stand in my way.” – Chantal Sutherland

43.“My parents taught me honesty, truth, compassion, kindness and how to care for people. Also, they encouraged me to take risks, to boldly go. They taught me that the greatest danger in life is not taking the adventure.” – Brian Blessed

44.“I stand here today – in the shadow of my parents’ and grandparents’ accomplishments – because of their willingness to sacrifice and look to my future.” – David Ige

45.“Parents have no greater responsibility in this world than the bringing up of their children in the right way, and they will have no greater satisfaction as the years pass than to see those children grow in integrity and honesty and make something of their lives.” – Gordon B. Hinckley

46.“Parents act so strong for us that we often forget how fragile they are!” – Unknown

47.“Don’t stay away from Your Parents and leave them When they Need you the Most . You would never be able to Pay back in life what all they have done for You .” – Unknown

48.“Parents are like shuttles on a loom. They join the threads of the past with threads of the future and leave their own bright patterns as they go.” – Fred Rogers

49.“My parents are my backbone. Still are. They’re the only group that will support you if you score zero or you score 40.” – Kobe Bryant

50.“My parents must have done a great job. Anytime I wanted to pursue something that they weren’t familiar with, that was not part of their lifestyle, they let me go ahead and do it.” – Sally Ride

51.“Parents are the bones on which children cut their teeth.” – Peter Ustinov

52.“Parents don’t make mistakes because they don’t care, but because they care so deeply.” – T. Berry Brazelton

53.“There is no friendship, no love, like that of the parent for the child.” – Henry Ward Beecher

54.“There are times as a parent when you realize that your job is not to be the parent you always imagined you’d be, the parent you always wished you had. Your job is to be the parent your child needs, given the particulars of his or her own life and nature.” – Ayelet Waldman

55.“Nobody ever becomes an expert parent. But I think good parenting is about consistency. It’s about being there at big moments, but it’s also just the consistency of decision making. And it’s routine.” – Sebastian Coe

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56.“Every parent is at some time the father of the unreturned prodigal, with nothing to do but keep his house open to hope.” – John Ciardi

57.“The love you have for your child is so much greater than any challenge you’ll face as a parent, and that’s what helps you through.” – Hilary Duff

58.“If you raise your children to feel that they can accomplish any goal or task they decide upon, you will have succeeded as a parent and you will have given your children the greatest of all blessings.” – Brian Tracy

59.“The one thing about being a parent is the ability to be selfless: To give up the things you want and need for the benefit of someone else.” – Danny McBride

60.“When you become a parent, you leave a lot of things behind and refocus, maybe on how simple life really is and what few things there really are to worry about. And everything else can go by the wayside.” – Chris Cornell

61.“Obviously, I feel a great sense of responsibility being a good parent and raising my children. I don’t take that job very lightly. Who they are what they become and what they contribute to the world is very important to me.” – Madonna Ciccone

62.“When you become a parent, it blows you open in ways that you never thought possible in terms of a level of love that I know I never thought I could possibly have.” – Audra McDonald

63.“As a parent, your perspective of childhood is through the eyes of this person that you care so much about and you just want the world to be great for them. You want their life to be easy and happy.” – Spike Jonze

64.“At work, you’re replaceable… but as a parent, you’re irreplaceable.” – Maria Shriver

65.“There is no such thing as a perfect parent. So just be a real one.” – Sue Atkins

66.“Parental love is the only love that is truly selfless, unconditional and forgiving.” – Dr T.P. Chia

67.“I’ve learned that regardless of your relationship with your parents, you’ll miss them when they’re gone from your life.” – Maya Angelou

68.“It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.” – Frederick Douglas

69.“Most things are good, and they are the strongest things; but there are evil things too, and you are not doing a child a favor by trying to shield him from reality. The important thing is to teach a child that good can always triumph over evil.” – Walt Disney

70.“A father has to be a provider, a teacher, a role model, but most importantly, a distant authority figure who can never be pleased. Otherwise, how will children ever understand the concept of God?” – Stephen Colbert

71.“To be a good father and mother requires that the parents defer many of their own needs and desires in favor of the needs of their children. As a consequence of this sacrifice, conscientious parents develop a nobility of character and learn to put into practice the selfless truths taught by the Savior Himself.” – James E. Faust

72.“Nothing in my life would have been without your strife. Nothing I can say can ever truly convey. Nothing that I do can show my gratitude for you. Mom and dad, you are, the best parents by far.” – Unknown

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73.“Whether it is the way you comforted me when I was down, or the way in which your hugs magically wiped out my frowns. Mom and dad, you have been there day after day, to make sure my life turned out great this way. Thank you.” – Unknown

74.“I know I don’t tell my mother and father enough how grateful I am for having raised me into what I am today. Though my wallet does not yet carry more pictures than money, like theirs, do, I am well on my way there. This is not only a sign of outstanding parents, but of a child who has been loved, spoiled, and treasured more than anything.” – Unknown

75.“It’s true when they say a parent’s love for their child is best understood by those who have kids of their own. When it comes to a child’s gratitude for having received that love, however, is something I don’t think could ever be comprehended.” – Unknown

76.“I always thought that my parents were continuously on my back but I was mistaken. They were not on my back, but they were watching my back. Thanks for your support mom and dad.” – Unknown

77.“I have let so many years pass without thanking you both, but you haven’t let a single second pass without loving me unconditionally.” – Let me try catching up by telling you how wonderful you are. Thanks.” – Unknown

78.“There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One of these is roots, the other, wings.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

79.“There are two things in this world which are completely irreplaceable – the nurturing love of parents and the innocent love of a child. Fortunately for us, we have both in this household because you both love me and I love you both. Thanks, mom, and dad.” – Unknown

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80.“One of the greatest titles in the world is parent, and one of the biggest blessings in the world is to have parents to call mom and dad.” – Jim DeMint

81. “It’s not only children who grow. Parents do too. As much as we watch to see what our children do with their lives, they are watching us to see what we do with ours. I can’t tell me children to reach for the sun. All I can do is reach for it, myself.” – Joyce Maynard

82.“If I had my child to raise all over again, I’d build self esteem first, and the house later. I’d finger-paint more, and point the finger less. I would do less correcting and more connecting. I’d take my eyes off my watch and watch with my eyes. I’d take more hikes and fly more kites. I’d stop playing serious and seriously play. I would run through more fields and gaze at more stars. I’d do more hugging and less tugging.” – Diane Loomans

83.“If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, excitement, and mystery of the world we live in.” – Rachel Carson

84.“Be the parent today that you want your kids to remember tomorrow.” – Unknown

85.“No matter how calmly you try to referee, parenting will eventually produce bizarre behavior, and I’m not talking about the kids. Their behavior is always normal.” – Bill Cosby

86.“If you are a parent, open doors to unknown directions to the child so he can explore. Don’t make him afraid of the unknown, give him support.” – Osho

87.“Parenthood…It’s about guiding the next generation and forgiving the last.” – Peter Krause

88.“I’m beginning to perceive motherhood as a long, slow letting go, of which birth is just the first step.” – Sandra Steingraber

89.“It’s our children who teach us how to be parents.” – Susie Morgenstern

90.“Where parents do too much for their children, the children will not do much for themselves.” – Elbert Hubbard

91.“Parentage is a very important profession, but no test of fitness for it is ever imposed in the interest of the children.” – George Bernard Shaw

92.“The most important thing that parents can teach their children is how to get along without them.” – Frank A. Clark

93.“Stop trying to perfect your child, but keep trying to perfect your relationship with him.” – Dr. Henker

94.“Parents need to fill a child’s bucket of self esteem so high that the rest of the world can’t poke enough holes to drain it dry.” – Alvin Price

95.“Praise your children openly, reprehend them secretly.” – W. Cecil

96.“Kids are like a mirror, what they see and hear they do. Be a good reflection for them.” – K. Heath

97.“The rules for parents are but three… love, limit, and let them be.” – Elaine M. Ward

98.“Parenthood: That state of being better chaperoned than you were before marriage.” -Marcelene Cox

99.“The trouble with learning to parent on the job is that your child is the teacher.” – Robert Brault

100.“If you have never been hated by your child, you have never been a parent.” – Bette Davis

101.“The quickest way for a parent to get a child’s attention is to sit down and look comfortable.” – Lane Olinghouse

Use these quotes to Share your Love for your Parents today!

Parenthood is a joy for most parents. They loved you and helped raise you even when you might not have been well-behaved. They talk a lot of time, patience, determination and energy to raise you. The bond between parents and children is unique and lifelong. The parents’ true and selfless love guides the future generation, builds the child’s self esteem and teaches everything about the life and the world.

We can never repay what the parents have done for us. However taking out time to appreciate, acknowledge and cherish their presence in our lives might make them smile. We hope that next time when you pick up a phone and call your parents, you will share one of your favorite parents quotes from above with them. And they are also easy to text and share your appreciation. Try sending one today – they will be delighted!

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