102+ Best Mom and Dad Quotes: Exclusive Selection

A parent is a caregiver of the offspring in their own species. In humans, a parent is the caretaker of a child. Profoundly inspirational mom and dad quotes will encourage you to think a little deeper than you usually would and broaden your perspective.

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Famous Mom and Dad Quotes

It’s very hard for our Mom and Dad who see us enter a world that they can’t imagine. Alice Walker

Mom and Dad were married 64 years. And if you wondered what their secret was, you could have asked the local florist  because every day Dad gave Mom a rose, which he put on her bedside table. That’s how she found out what happened on the day my father died  she went looking for him because that morning, there was no rose. Mitt Romney

We never know the love of a parent until we become Mom and Dad ourselves. Henry Ward Beecher

My mom and dad, you’re my heart, thank you for keeping me going all these years and never letting me give up. Anna Gunn

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

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

A parent’s love is whole no matter how many times it is divided. Robert Brault

I am blessed to have Mom and Dad. Kevin Eubanks

Love as powerful as your mother’s for you leaves its own mark to have been loved so deeply will give us some protection forever. J.K. Rowling

I’m a good blend of both my mom and dad. Danica Patrick

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

My mom and dad gave me everything they could have given me. Carlos Beltran

Children begin by loving their Mom and Dad; as they grow older they judge them; sometimes they forgive them. Oscar Wilde

In diversity there is beauty and there is strength. Maya Angelou

First your Mom and Dad, they give you your life, but then they try to give you their life. Chuck Palahniuk

Every kid needs to say, I want what my mom and dad have. Josh McDowell

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

I have great genes. Thank you to my mom and dad for that one. Gloria Estefan

Mom and Dad are the bones on which children cut their teeth. Peter Ustinov

The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother. Theodore Hesburgh

All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my mother. Abraham Lincoln

One of the blessings of becoming an adult is finally seeing my mom and dad as people, not just parents. Sara Shandler

To understand your Mom and Dad love you must raise children yourself. Chinese Proverb

Mom and Dad say I should make my life an example of the principles I believe in. But every time I do, they tell me to stop it. Bill Watterson

Mom and Dad aren’t the people you come from. They’re the people you want to be, when you grow up. Jodi Picoult

I learned from my mom and dad, who didn’t have a formal education but had doctorates of love. They told me that if you gave 110 percent all the time, a lot of beautiful things will happen. I may not always be right, but no one can ever accuse me of not having a genuine love and passion for whatever I do. Dick Vitale

Behind every young child who believes in himself is a parent who believed first. Matthew Jacobson

I feel like I’ve lived quite a sheltered life, like my mom and dad were quite protective of me. Leona Lewis

A good father is a source of inspiration and self restraint. A good mother is the root of kindness and humbleness. Dr. T.P.Chia

No matter how good you are, at some point your kids are gonna have to create their own independence and think that Mom and Dad aren’t cool, just to establish themselves. That’s what adolescence is about. They’re gonna go through that no matter what. Eddie Vedder

It is time for Mom and Dad to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength. Maya Angelou

To me, my parents are my mom and dad, and we were able as kids to do a lot of cool things. Just being part of that family definitely brought out and cultivated the creative arts in us. Brooklyn Sudano

Parenthood. It’s about guiding the next generation, and forgiving the last. Peter Krause

But I can see. I can see everything. I can see things that Mom and Dad can’t. Or won’t. Edward Bloor

My Mom and Dad are my backbone. Still are. They’re the only group that will support you if you score zero or you score 40. Kobe Bryant

It is time for parents to teach young people early on that in diversity there is beauty and there is strength. Maya Angelou

So much is asked of Mom and Dad, and so little is given. Virginia Satir

Dad needs to show an incredible amount of respect and humor and friendship toward his mate so the kids understand their parents are sexy, they’re fun, they do things together, they’re best friends. Kids learn by example. If I respect Mom, they’re going to respect Mom. Tim Allen

Parenting is a life time job and does not stop when a child grows up. Jake Slope

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

You cannot let your Mom and Dad anywhere near your real humiliations. Alice Munro

The Screaming flashed me back to a time when mom and dad were still together if you could call miles apart together. Ellen Hopkins

The thing about parenting rules is there aren’t any. That’s what makes it so difficult. Ewan McGregor

Children desperately need to know  and to hear in ways they understand and remember  that they’re loved and valued by mom and dad. Gary Smalley

To my father, who told me the stories that matter. To my mother, who taught me to remember them Marita Golden

I never followed a band, I never followed a nothing. I think maybe it’s because my mom and dad were not like that, and it was just me and mom and dad. We were very close; we spent a lot of time just together, just enjoying each other’s company. Luke Evans

Step Mom and Dad are not around to replace a biological parent, rather augment a child’s life experience. Azriel Johnson

My coaches were great. My mom and dad. My dad never missed a wrestling meet. Dan Gable

That’s what children are for that their Mom and Dad may not be bored. Ivan Turgenev

Now, if you’re Al Gore, you can afford $10 a pop for squiggly pig tailed fluorescent light bulbs. But if you’re mainstream America, two or three kids, mom and dad working outside the home, that’s not a very good deal. Joe Barton

They’re your Mom and Dad. They’re meant to love you because. Never in spite. Patrick Ness

It was fine when I was single and childless. Carrying the responsibility of screwing up your kids at the same time is huge. I remember when I got Peter Pan, and I told my mom and dad and my friends I was leaving again, I was cast way late on in the next two days to go to Australia for four months, and they all went Bye! See you in four months! But no one said We need you, and I really knew that it was time to think about someone else for a change. Olivia Williams

In the happiest of our childhood memories, our Mom and Dad were happy, too. Robert Brault

Someday I’m going to marry someone like my mom and I’ll be smiling all the time the way my Mom and Dad are. Koushun Takami

The reasonableness of the command to obey Mom and Dad is clear to children, even when quite young. Noah Webster

I want to be stereotyped. I want to be classified. I want to be a clone. I want to be masochistic. I want to be sadistic. I want a Suburban Home. I don’t want no hipppie pad; I want a house just like Mom and Dad. Milo Aukerman

No matter how far we come, our Mom and Dad are always in us. Brad Meltzer

Music has always been in my family down to my dad through my uncle. I’m just the next generation, since it’s always been around me when I was younger when I looked up to my mom and dad, to Michael Jackson, and B2K was my favorite band growing up. Jacob Latimore

A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his Mom and Dad will not have true respect for anyone. Billy Graham

My mom and dad just loved the fact that I fooled around. They just embraced it. They’d always kind of enjoy it, and they liked it when I made them laugh. Dominic Monaghan

The love of a parent for a child is continuous and transcends heartbreak and disappointment. James E. Faust

My mom and dad are both in stand up comedy, so that’s where I started, that’s where I got everything. My roots are holding the mic. Pauly Shore

Mom and Dad are like God because you wanna know they’re out there, and you want them to think well of you, but you really only call when you need something. Chuck Palahniuk

There are no secrets at our house. We tell the kids, Mom and Dad are going off to kiss. They go, Eww, gross! But we demand it. Brad Pitt

The depth of the love of Mom and Dad for their children cannot be measured. It is like no other relationship. It exceeds concern for life itself. James E. Faust

You know, you always want to just do your own thing  I mean some people want to be exactly like their parents  Ibut I wanted to do my own thing and I ended up doing a kind of mix of my mom and dad. Jillian Hervey

Mom and Dad 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

My wrestling and family go together. It’s always been that way, from day one with my mom and dad, my sister, my wife, four daughters, grandsons, son in laws. Dan Gable

It’s a sad moment, really, when Mom and Dad first become a bit frightened of their children. Ama Ata Aidoo

My mom and dad met at Anaheim High School. After they got married, all they wanted to do was have four children, and they did. Gwen Stefani

Our Mom and Dad prayer is the most beautiful poetry and expectations. Aditia Rinaldi

It is a sad commentary of our times when our young must seek advice and counsel from Dear Abby instead of going to Mom and Dad. Abigail Van Buren

We don’t always do the things our Mom and Dad want us to do, but it is their mistake if they can’t find a way to love us anyway. J. Courtney Sullivan

Hee hee hee! You should’ve seen the look on your face! If mom and dad cared about me at all, they’d buy me some infra red nighttime vision goggles. Bill Watterson

What’s it 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

Okay, fluoride in the water to help our teeth. Well, shouldn’t that be the job of your mom and dad? To teach you how to brush your teeth and use mouth wash? What do we need the government to do it for? Clearly, what a scam. Fluoride in the water. Jesse Ventura

They’ve got great Mom and Dad; I’m just trying to be the fun uncle. Sarah Silverman

Most children I know I did when I was a kid fantasize another set of parents. Or fantasize no parents. They don’t tell their real parents about that you don’t want to tell Mom and Dad. Kids lead a very private life. And I was a typical child, I think. I was a liar. Maurice Sendak

When you lose your Mom and Dad, the sadness doesn’t go away. It just changes. It hits you sideways sometimes instead of head on. Like now. Jude Watson

I didn’t really get into golf until I was about 14. My mom and dad were taking lessons from a pro an hour and a half from our farm in Cohuna, Australia. When they got home, I’d ask my mom to explain everything they learned drills and all. Stuart Appleby

Have you ever noticed how Mom and Dad can go from the most wonderful people in the world to totally embarrassing in three seconds? Rick Riordan

I thought my family was really funny. Everybody in my family was funny. My mom and dad both have great senses of humor and really saw the funny in stuff, so I think that’s probably where it came from. I always try to see the funny in things. Christine Ebersole

Mom and Dad had some kind of sin radar, Claire thought. They always called when you were in the middle of something you just knew they’d consider wrong. Or at least risky. Rachel Caine

It was sort of just a family sport. My mom and dad were pretty keen golfers when I was young and so were my grandparents, and I just sort of tagged along with them. Karrie Webb

The Golden Rule of Parenting is do unto your children as you wish your Mom and Dad had done unto you! Louise Hart

When you were growing up, your mom and dad told you to look both ways before crossing the street or not to get into a car with a stranger. It’s the same with the internet. We have a big responsibility and a huge role in bringing all the stakeholders to the table users, parents, educators, law enforcement, government organisations. Chris DeWolfe

I got a lot of support from my Mom and Dad. That’s the one thing I always appreciated. They didn’t tell me I was being stupid; they told me I was being funny. Jim Carrey

That’s the way it is with firstborns. Mom and Dad may think they’re in charge, but the firstborn knows better, and so does the youngest sibling. Kevin Leman

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

When I first made the team I didn’t even know there was a national team. So to meit was all new. When I got asked to go on the trip to China I was 16. I said, well you know what I have to ask my parents. So I called home and I am like, Mom and Dad can I go to China? They were like sure. Kristine Lilly

Mom and Dad aren’t the people you come from. They’re the people you want to be, when you grow up. Jodie Picoult

I was a sickly baby, and after two sets of adoptive parents took me home, they returned me to the orphanage because of a serious respiratory infection. But as they say, the third time’s a charm, because my mom and dad adopted me and took me into their home where I was raised in a family full of love. Rodney Atkins

It’s not only children who grow, Mom and Dad do too. Joyce Maynard

I’d like to thank Mom and Dad, just for the genetics. Shawn Michaels

Mom and Dad have to instill the right principles in their children, but then it’s up to the children to live up to those principles. Mary Lydon Simonsen

From my mom and dad, because they’re happily married for a long time Just listen. Listen to him. I’m so independent and driven and stubborn. Just let him talk. It’s about not being so stubborn and having to win every argument. My parents set a great example. They love each other and take care of each other so much. Erin Andrews

Mom and Dad were the only ones obligated to love you; from the rest of the world you had to earn it. Ann Brashares

My mom and dad would take me all over. One night we’d be at the Apollo watching James Brown, and then I’d be at the Joffrey Ballet. It was that kind of scene. Lenny Kravitz

It’s especially hard to admit that you made a mistake to your Mom and Dad, because, of course, you know so much more than they do. Sean Covey

You need your mom and dad to protect you. It means they love you so much. It was awesome she was backing me up and defending me. Gabby Douglas