Mom And Dad Sayings and Quotes

Who’s more reliable than mom and dad? For many of us, no one. From the time we enter this world our parents are a guiding force, helping to navigate the pitfalls of life and often bailing us out when needed. Check out our collection of wise, inspirational, and humorous mom and dad quotes below because no one has your back like your parents.


I am blessed to have Mom and Dad.     

Kevin Eubanks

My mother and father are very involved with music. It's completely part of their soul.     

P. J. Harvey

In reality the world is as full of bad mothers as it is of bad fathers, and it is not the motherless children who become delinquent but the fatherless ones.     

Louis de Bernieres

Working mothers do an hour more per day than working fathers do and working mothers do on average an hour more per day with the kids than working fathers do.     

James Levine

What good mothers and fathers instinctively feel like doing for their babies is usually best after all.     

Benjamin Spock

Our mothers and fathers want change. They worked all of their lives, but today live in destitution.     

Viktor Yushchenko

I was blessed to have a mother and father that recognized the value of education.     

Jeb Bush

At the end of the day, the most overwhelming key to a child's success is the positive involvement of parents.     

Jane D. Hull

I owe a lot to my parents, especially my mother and father.     

Greg Norman

Parents do not have the courage to say no to certain things that their children demand. They are rather scared of their children.     

Shiv Khera

Most parents have long understood that kids don't have the judgment, the maturity, the impulse control and insight necessary to make complicated lifelong decisions.     

Bryan Stevenson

Of course, parents are the most important people in a child's life.     

Hillary Clinton

All parents experience the same problems.     

Bill Cosby

Though mothers and fathers give us life, it is money alone which preserves it.     

Ihara Saikaku

Mothers are not simply models of femininity to their daughters but also examples of how a woman reacts to a man. Daughters learn about fathers, and men, not only by being with Dad but also by observing their parents' marital relationship--or its unraveling.     

Victoria Secunda

The stereotypical five o'clock dad belongs in a diorama with his 'Ask your mother' and his 'Don't be a cry baby.' The father who believes hugs and kisses are sex-blind and a dirty diaper requires a change, not a woman, is infinitely preferable.     

Anna Quindlen

You don't have to deserve your mother's love. You have to deserve your father's. He is more particular...The father is always a Republican toward his son, and his mother's always a Democrat.     

Robert Frost

All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That's his.     

Oscar Wilde

Most American children suffer too much mother and too little father.     

Gloria Steinem

A Jewish man with parents alive is a fifteen-year-old boy and will remain a fifteen-year-old boy until they die.     

Philip Roth

Rich I am not, but the little I have I think it my duty to share with my poor mother and father.     

Haym Salomon

The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.     

Theodore Hesburgh

I grew up to have my father's looks--my father's speech patterns--my father's posture--my father's walk--my father's opinions and my mother's contempt for my father.     

Jules Feiffer

My wife just let me know I'm about to become a father for the first time. The bad news is we already have two kids.     

Brian Kiley

I was raised by my mother. My father died when I was eight years old...at least, that's was he told us in the letter.     

Drew Carey

Do they know they're old, these two who are my father and my mother, whose fire from which I came, has now grown cold?     

Elizabeth Jennings