Quotes on Parenthood…

The joys of parents are secret; and so are their griefs and fears.      Francis Bacon

There are no illegitimate children-only illegitimate parents.      Leon Yankwich , Judicial opinion (1928)

Children aren’t happy with nothing to ignore. And that’s what parents were created for.      Ogden Nash

I have found the best way to give advice to your children is to ask what they want and then advise them to do it.      Harry Truman

If you have never been hated by your child, you’ve never been a parent.      Bette Davis

Funny, it takes one little tiny baby to give you a chance at growing into a full-grown Adult. Some of us do, and some of us can’t.       Sheila Follman

What the Mother sings to the cradle, goes all the way down to the coffin.      Henry Ward Beecher

Children need models more than they need critics.      Joseph Joubert

I have found these great pic’s of Celebrities and their parents in that terrific Google Life Archive, enjoy!  


Actor Lou Ferrigno and his Parents, what a love he is to his Mom and Dad.

Director Martin Scorsese and Parents.

Sofia Loren with her Mother and Sister.


F.D.R. and his Mamacita Sara Delano, that wouldn’t let go of the apron or purse strings….here’s a close-up…


Now there’s a picture worth a thousand words! I’d venture to say Franklin came by his legendary charm the hard way trying to get past this Lady.

What a sweetheart, holding his Mom, too. It kind of looks like he’s saying “She stays in the picture, bud.”

I just couldn’t resist this one! Have a wonderful day! 

Photographs courtesy of Google source: Life Archives, God Bless all those amazing Photographers their work is magical.

One response to “Quotes on Parenthood…

  1. Great pics & quotes! PS – did you know that Lou Ferrigno is hard-of-hearing?

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