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.

The most beautiful thing in the world is to see your parents smiling and the best thing is to know that you are the reason behind that smile.     

Aniket Chavan

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.     

Anne Frank

Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws.     

Barbara Kingsolver

A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone.     

Billy Graham

Nobody on earth can ever love you more than your parents.     

Biswonath Das

Parents are the ultimate role models for children. Every word, every movement, and action an effects. No other person or outside force has a greater influence on a child than a parent.     

Bob Keeshan

First your parents, they gave you your life, but now and then they try to give you their life.     

Chuck Palahniuk

A good father is a source of inspiration and self-restraint. A good mother is the root of kindness and humbleness.     

Dr. TP Chia

When parents do too much for their children, the children will not do much for themselves.     

Elbert Hubbard

Fathering is not something perfect men do, but something that perfects the man.     

Frank Pittman

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

One of the greatest titles in the world is a parent, and one of the biggest blessings in the world is to have parents to call mom and dad.     

Jim Demint

Parents aren’t the people you come from. They’re the people you want to be when you grow up.     

Jodie Picoult

I mean, when the world comes for your children, with the knives out, it's your job to stand in the way.     

Joe Hill

The circumstances surrounding your birth is not as important as the opportunity to live life.     

Lailah Gifty Akita

Parents have become so convinced that educators know what is best for their children that they forget that they themselves are really the experts.     

Marian Wright Edelman

I’ve learned that regardless of your relationship with your parents, you’ll miss them when they’re gone from your life.     

Maya Angelou

My heroes are and were my parents, I can’t see having anyone else as my heroes.     

Michael Jordan

If you look deeply into the palm of your hand, you will see your parents and all generations of your ancestors. All of them are alive in this moment. Each is present in your body. You are the continuation of each of these people.     

Nhat Hanh

Children begin by loving their parents; as they grow older they judge them; sometimes they forgive them.     

Oscar Wilde

Parents are the bones on which children cut their teeth.     

Peter Ustinov

Let parents bequeath to their children not riches, but the spirit of reverence.     


In the happiest of our childhood memories, our parents were happy, too.     

Robert Brault

Don’t worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.     

Robert Fulghum

A parent’s love is made of deep devotion, sacrifice, and pain; It is endless and unselfish, and enduring come what may.     

Ruth Auker

Children learn to smile from their parents.     

Shinichi Suzuki

There’s nothing like your mother’s sympathetic voice to make you want to burst into tears.     

Sophie Kinsella

Be the parent today that you want your kids to remember tomorrow.     


You will always be your child’s favorite toy.     

Vicki Lansky

Every word, facial expression, gesture, or action on the part of a parent gives the child some message about self-worth.     

Virginia Satir