Saturday, September 23, 2023 Text is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 licence.

Dick Cavett

« All quotes from this author
 

If your parents never had children, chances are you won't either.

 
Dick Cavett

» Dick Cavett - all quotes »



Tags: Dick Cavett Quotes, Parenting Quotes, Authors starting by C


Similar quotes

 

Often the children went alone, or held the hands of strangers. Sometimes parents saw them pass and did not dare call out their names. And they went, of course, not for anything they had done or said. But because their parents existed before them. The crime of being one's children.

 
George Steiner
 

A wonderful physical tie binds the parents to the children; and by some sad, strange irony it does not bind us children to our parents. For if it did, if we could answer their love not with gratitude but with equal love, life would lose much of its pathos and much of its squalor, and we might be wonderfully happy.

 
E. M. Forster
 

In great states, children are always trying to remain children, and the parents wanting to make men and women of them. In vile states, the children are always wanting to be men and women, and the parents to keep them children.

 
John Ruskin
 

The basic mission of the rating system is a simple one: to offer to parents some advance information about movies so that parents can decide what movies they want their children to see or not to see. The entire rostrum of the rating program rests on the assumption of responsibility by parents.

 
Jack Valenti
 

In considering the ledger equal, understand the greatest gift you have given your parents is the opportunity to raise you. The things a child gets from parents can't compare to the things a parent gets from raising a child. Only by experiencing this can you understand the degree to which children give meaning to parents' lives.

 
Frank Pittman
© 2009–2013Quotes Privacy Policy | Contact