Parents Love Sayings and Quotes

A parent’s love for their child is unconditional. This love never waivers, even as children reach adult age. Perhaps the toughest job on earth, raising a family comes with no shortage of challenges and obstacles. Salute the people who took up the challenge of raising children and lived to tell about it with the collection of wise and humorous parents love quotes, sayings, and proverbs below.


Parental love is the only love that is truly selfless, unconditional and forgiving.     

Dr T.P.Chia

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

Parents were the only ones obligated to love you; from the rest of the world you had to earn it.     

Ann Brashares

Affirming words from moms and dads are like light switches. Speak a word of affirmation at the right moment in a child's life and it's like lighting up a whole roomful of possibilities.     

Gary Smalley

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

We never know the love of a parent till we become parents ourselves.     

Henry Ward Beecher

When you look into your mother's eyes, you know that is the purest love you can find on this earth.     

Mitch Albom

It's a funny thing about mothers and fathers. Even when their own child is the most disgusting little blister you could ever imagine, they still think that he or she is wonderful.     

Roald Dahl

The most loving parents and relatives commit murder with smiles on their faces. They force us to destroy the person we really are: a subtle kind of murder.     

Jim Morrison

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

Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children.     

Charles R. Swindoll

By loving them for more than their abilities we show our children that they are much more than the sum of their accomplishments.     

Eileen Kennedy-Moore

A father's goodness is higher than the mountain, a mother's goodness deeper than the sea.     

Japanese Proverb

A parent's love is whole no matter how many times divided.     

Robert Brault

That's the nature of being a parent, Sabine has discovered. You'll love your children far more than you ever loved your parents, and - in the recognition that your own children cannot fathom the depth of your love - you come to understand the tragic, unrequited love of your own parents.     

Ursula Hegi

The best inheritance a parent can give his children is a few minutes of his time each day.     

O. A. Battista

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

As your kids grow they may forget what you said, but won't forget how you made them feel     

Kevin Heath

No language can express the power, and beauty, and heroism, and majesty of a mother's love. It shrinks not where man cowers, and grows stronger where man faints, and over wastes of worldly fortunes sends the radiance of its quenchless fidelity like a star.     

Edwin Hubbell Chapin

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

Don't throw away your friendship with your teenager over behavior that has no great moral significance. There will be plenty of real issues that require you to stand like a rock. Save your big guns for those crucial confrontations.     

Dr. James Dobson

Making the decision to have a child is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body.     

Elizabeth Stone

We must love them for themselves, and not for the best of ourselves in them, and that is a great deal harder to do. Loving our own children is an exercise for the imagination.     

Andrew Solomon

The Parental predisposition to love prevails in the most harrowing of circumstances.      

Andrew Solomon

A Parents love is whole, no matter how many times it’s divided.     

Robert Brault

No matter how far we come, our parents are always in us.     

Brad Meltzer

Parents of young children should realize that few people, and maybe no one, will find their children as enchanting as they do.     

Barbara Walters

In some sense every parent does love their children. But some parents are too broken to love them well.     

Wm. Paul Young

Love is the chain whereby to bind a child to its parents     

Abraham Lincoln

There is no friendship, no love, like that of the parent for the child.     

Henry Ward Beecher