45+ Best Bad Parents Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Profoundly inspirational bad parents quotes will get you through anything when the going gets tough and help you succeed in every aspect of life.

Famous Bad Parents Quotes

If you get offended by words – by noises we make with our mouths – it means you were raised by bad parents. — Doug Stanhope

My parents were married 53 years, good and bad. Can I do that? Probably not. But I really hope I can. — Scott Baio

Sun is bad for you. Everything our parents said was good is bad. Sun, milk, red meat…college, — Woody Allen

The government cannot overcome bad parenting. What our leaders can do is publicly condemn irresponsible parental behavior in vivid terms. — Bill O’Reilly

There, she said, waving her hands at the corridor. The expression of delight on her face was a very bad thing to see.You’re wrong! You don’t know where your parents are, do you? she turned and looked at CoralineNow, she said, you’re going to stay here for ever and always. — Neil Gaiman

As one boy said, ‘I was thinking all these horrible thoughts about my parents when suddenly it hit me-if they’re all that bad, how come I’m so wonderful’ — Mark Twain

There’s a reason why people who’ve had bad relationships with their parents listen to angry stuff. — Chris Martin

That’s the privilege of being a grandparent – they can indulge the children while parents have to be the bad guy. Grandparents can also be subversive and naughty with them. — Toby Stephens

It was a mixed blessing to have famous parents. It was tough to go to auditions and be bad, since I couldn’t be anonymous. — Ben Stiller

Orphans? Would you really? Adopt children?There are advantages. If they turn out badly, we can blame their natural parents. We can also choose our own assortment of ages and genders. We can even get them ready-grown, if we wish. — Loretta Chase

I had been a girl of whom certain things were expected, none of them too bad: a career as a nurse, for example; a sense of duty to my parents; obedience to the law and worship of convention. But in one year of being away from home, that girl had gone out of existence. — Jamaica Kincaid

Its gresham’s law in operation is all walks of life and not just money: bad money drives out good money from circulation; bad writers drive out good writers from circulation, bad parents drive out good parents from nuturing, bad politicians drive out good politicians from governance, bad girls drive out good girls from heart, bad teachers drive out good teachers from classes….But bad emotions drive out good rationality. — Aporva Kala

Now that I’m a parent, I understand why my father was in a bad mood a lot. — Adam Sandler

Good parents use the mistakes they did in the past when they were young to advice the children God gave to them to prevent them from repeating those mistakes again. However, bad parents always want to be seen as right and appear angelic and saintly as if they never had horrible youth days. — Israelmore Ayivor

My parents are supportive of anything I want to do, as long as it’s not bad. — Zoey Deutch

I need good coffee! I say in horrorIt’s my only luxury!I can’t live with my parents and drink bad coffee. It’s not humanly possible.Becky talking about cutting back with her parents. — Sophie Kinsella

In third grade, I was taking tap-dance lessons, and about six weeks before the recital I wanted to quit. My mom said, ‘No, you’re going to stay with it.’ Well, I did it, and I was bad, too! But my parents never let their kids walk away from something because it was too hard. — Rebecca Lobo

Great teachers will never be able to make up for bad parents, nor should they be expected to. — Taylor Mali

When a child does bad things, the parents are always going to love their child even if they do something bad. — Selena

My father was a food lover and a deadbeat dad, and maybe a connection between good food and bad dads was forged early, in the deepest folds of my subconscious, where we make so many decisions about our parents. — J. R. Moehringer

Sorting out what’s good and bad is the province of ethics. It is also what keeps priests, pundits, and parents busy. Unfortunately, what keeps children and philosophers busy is asking the priests, pundits and parents, Why? — Thomas Cathcart

Times are bad. Children no longer obey their parents, and everyone is writing a book. — Marcus Tullius Cicero

You don’t bad-mouth your ex or anything like that. The key is your kid knowing that both parents still love him and are there for him. — Dennis Quaid

I felt that my decisions, whether good or bad, would always be supported by my parents, because I was loved and respected. — Tom Sturridge

I would rather be the good aunt who never says anything bad and lets the parents discipline the child. — Ellen DeGeneres

It looks as if the offspring have eyes so that they can see well (bad, teleological, backward causation), but that’s an illusion. The offspring have eyes because their parents’ eyes did see well (good, ordinary, forward causation). — Steven Pinker

I’m not a bad parent and partner, even if I make a thousand mistakes. — Diane Lane

My parents’ generation’s benchmark was simple: Fat Equals Bad. — Arabella Weir

I’m concerned about the insidious influence of the media’s bad messages that undermine the lessons parents try to instill in their sons and daughters. — John Ratzenberger

It hurts real bad to have that protection barrier between parent and child. — Susan Smith

A strong conviction that something must be done is the parent of many bad measures. — Daniel Webster

Blame the economy, blame bad luck, blame my parents, blame your parents, blame the Internet, blame people who use the Internet. — Gillian Flynn

I’m very fortunate to have parents who have kept me grounded, so I hopefully won’t end up in a bad situation when I grow up. — Raven-Symone

People love the idea of a good girl gone bad, thinking that my parents were so strict and disowned me, but that actually wasn’t the case. Even though they don’t necessarily agree with some of the things I do, they love me as their daughter. That’s always been their perspective. — Katy Perry

I had a hard childhood. Hard for my parents. Not that bad for me. — Michael Grant

I don’t like kissing on camera. It’s bad enough to be caught kissing by your parents. But when you have a whole crew watching you, it’s a little weird. — Christine Lakin

It starts in the home environment. If the parents eat bad? Those kids are going to eat bad. If they see their parents stopping at McDonald’s or Pizza Hut, then that’s what they’re going to eat as well. — Donald Driver

It is not a bad thing that children should occasionally, and politely, put parents in their place. — Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

I hate the bad rap that people give my parents. Because they are just parents, really, at the end of the day trying to stand up for their daughter and themselves. — Lindsay Lohan

Too many people try to please their parents. My parents were Republicans, which is too bad, but they allowed me to be who I wanted to be. — Grace Slick

Our youth now love luxury. They have bad manners, contempt for authority; they show disrespect for their elders and love chatter in place of exercise; they no longer rise when elders enter the room; they contradict their parents, chatter before company; gobble up their food and tyrannize their teachers. — Socrates

I was born in Faridabad but brought up in Delhi and Mumbai. My father had been living hand-to-mouth and literally slept on railway platforms when he came to Mumbai for the first time to become a film singer. My parents were both singers; they sang together and fell in love due to their singing. — Sonu Nigam

My parents are really funny. Laughter was a big part of my childhood. Of course, they tell a lot of bad jokes – but so do I. I tell a lot of bad jokes. — Cecily Strong

Being a parent does not give you an excuse for bad manners. — Rosalind Wiseman

Losing a parent over eight years is a very dark journey. I spent the first four years feeling bad and angry and sorry for myself. — Lauren Miller