23+ Best Babysitting Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Inspirational babysitting quotes will brighten up your day and make you feel ready to take on anything.

Famous Babysitting Quotes

It’s more along the lines of raising a child: we train the system to a certain range of behaviors that we find most useful. But then we let it go, because we don’t want to have to be babysitting it the whole time. – Kevin Kelly

I’ve honestly been really lucky. My only jobs have been babysitting and acting. – Anne Hathaway

I’m a lot older than my little brothers and sister, so I think I grew up babysitting them. – Josh Hartnett

My job is not babysitting people; my job is focusing on making the best band I possibly can. – Gerald Caiafa

I did babysit a little bit when I was young. I prefer babysitting for babies. I always loved babies. I was not as great with kids that wanted to be entertained and that wanted to talk. – Ari Graynor

Whatever the explanation, it’s perfectly obvious that our educational system has nothing to do with education: it’s a babysitting service designed to replicate the worst qualities of the parents. – Stephen R. Donaldson

As girls are given dollies and pushchairs while little boys are frowned upon for picking them up; while men are ‘congratulated’ for occasionally ‘babysitting’ their own children and women are castigated for daring to combine motherhood and career; while baby changing facilities are provided in women’s toilets but rarely in the men’s, is it any wonder we tend to take on the roles society stereotypically pushes on us when it comes to caregiving? – Laura Bates

When you’re babysitting a kid, all you’re seeing is a version of them, a small dosage. – J. B. Smoove

All of my friends were doing babysitting jobs. I wanted money without the job. – Adam Horowitz

I grew up babysitting and always enjoyed it. I love family. A couple of my closest friends have kids, and I’m their godfather, and that’s one of my greatest pleasures in life, just picking them up from school and hanging out with them. – Matthew Perry

I was babysitting the night High School Musical premiered last year. I watched with the kids and we sang along to the lyrics. I was making $12 an hour. – Monique Coleman

It feels like I’m babysitting in the Twilight Zone. I keep waiting for the parents to show up because we are out of chips and diet cokes. – Anne Lamott

Not all activities are equal… Those that involve genuine concentration studying a musical instrument, playing board games, reading, and dancing are associated with a lower risk for dementia. – Norman Doidge

In the real world, babysitting is a groovy way for young people to learn responsibility (and earn a little pocket money). In the Terror Verse, it’s a plot device used to kill teenagers. – Seth Grahame Smith

In the clubs, the entertainment and the restaurant business are at war with each other. You get crowds that are not the greatest, and it becomes like a babysitting job, rather than doing what you want to do. I have a more deliberate pacing in my act, and having a half interested audience is death. They have to hear what I’m saying for it to pay off. – Paul F. Tompkins

K to 12 is partly about babysitting the kids so the parents can do other things. – Bill Gates

Why are you offering me ten thousand dollars a month for babysitting? You didn’t pay the nannies that. It’s ridiculous. For ten thousand a month, you should not only get child care, you should get your house cleaned, your laundry done, your tires rotated, and if I were you, I’d insist on nightly blow jobs. Did you think I wouldn’t notice that you’re still trying to keep your thumb on me? – Jennifer Crusie

There are so many places, particularly right now. Go and volunteer at a food bank. If you play the piano, go play the piano in an Alzheimer’s home. Or read in an Alzheimer’s home. Help a military family with babysitting. The opportunities are endless. People often think ‘They want me?’ or ‘I can be of help?’ What we try to say here is ‘Be who you are.’Feel that, live it and pass it on. – Maria Shriver

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