These 10 parenting quotes are as relevant today as they were when they were first spoken.

Parenting Quotes

“Children are educated by what the grown-up is and not by his talk.” 

“Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands.”

“If you have never been hated by your child, you have never been a parent.”

“It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.”

“One thing I had learned from watching chimpanzees with their infants is that having a child should be fun.”

“The best way to make children good is to make them happy.”

“When a man dies, if he can pass enthusiasm along to his children, he has left them an estate of incalculable value.”

“Children are apt to live up to what you believe of them.

“It is time for parents to teach young people that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength.”

“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.”