43+ Best Raising Children Quotes: Exclusive Selection

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Famous Raising Children Quotes

I don’t care what color the parents are. I don’t care if it’s a giraffe and a fish living together. If they’re raising children who believe they’re honored and loved, that’s all that’s important. — Patricia Polacco

I think it’s important to show a husband and a wife together, in a room, raising children, because you don’t see that anymore. — Tyler Perry

Jews bear children not only because the carnal election of Abraham must continue. For Jews, raising children is essential to living a rounded ethical life. — Meir Soloveichik

They say that Grandma Moses had several canvases going at the same time. Maybe it was a way for her to catch up with the time she missed while raising children and tending the farm. Like Grandma, I tend to have more than one poem or fiction going at a time. For me, it’s just the way I think. — Marge Simon

Raising children is an enormously important part of life. I think one of the most important, or the most important, period. — Eric Braeden

We’re not raising children with the love that we need to. — Bill Cosby

Raising children is an incredibly hard and risky business in which no cumulative wisdom is gained: each generation repeats the mistakes the previous one made. — Bill Cosby

I think a man and a woman, on a whole array of issues, including raising children, have differences, and then you work them through. — Teresa Heinz

Women may give lip service to wanting husbands who take on an equal role in raising children, but many will pull rank when an important decision, like how to discipline or what baby sitter to hire, has to be made. — Pepper Schwartz

I love food, but I can’t bear to read about it, to talk about it, to discuss the consequences and context of how we consume it. And this is more or less how I feel about raising children, too. — Kim Brooks

I am very lucky to have a wife who supports me, but the absence from my children was difficult from the moment I took a very difficult decision to have a career which requires so much dedication and focus, just like raising children. — Manuel Pellegrini

God put us here to prepare this place for the next generation. That’s our job. Raising children and helping the community, that’s preparing for the next generation. — Dikembe Mutombo

The deepest change begins with men raising children as much as women do and women being equal actors in the world outside the home. There are many ways of supporting that, from something as simple as paid sick leave and flexible work hours to attributing an economic value to all caregiving and making that amount tax deductible. — Gloria Steinem

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There’s plenty to read about keeping your sanity while raising children, but it’s all common-sense stuff about task division and taking breaks and the relentlessly repeated magic of date night with your spouse. What’s missing is some ‘tude. — Jeffrey Kluger

Raising children is a creative endeavor, an art rather than a science. — Bruno Bettelheim

In raising children, we need to continuously keep in mind how we can best create the most favorable environment for their imitative behavior. Everything done in the past regarding imitation must become more and more conscious and more and more consciously connected with the future. — Rudolf Steiner

I have learned that raising children is the single most difficult thing in the world to do. It takes hard work, love, luck, and a lot of energy, and it is the most rewarding experience that you can ever have. — Janet Reno

The only thing that I can do is know that I have great confidence in raising children and being a great mother. — Cheryl Tiegs

Our need for certainty in an endeavor as uncertain as raising children makes explicit ‘how-to-parent’ strategies both seductive and dangerous. — Brene Brown

Even as we enumerate their shortcomings, the rigor of raising children ourselves makes clear to us our mothers’ incredible strength. We fear both. If they are not strong, who will protect us? If they are not imperfect, how can we equal them? — Anna Quindlen

With the amount of money I have, it’s difficult raising children the way I was raised. — Adam Sandler

Perhaps the soundest advice for parents is: Lighten up. People have been raising children for approximately as long as there have been people. — George Will

Raising children is like a hit and run. You’ve been hit, you can’t flag the person down, you’re wounded and you don’t know who to blame, and no one helps you. And it’s weeks, maybe months, before you find out what really happened. — George Newbern

As a mom I know that raising children is the hardest job there is. — Hilary Rosen

Do I believe in coupling? Do I believe in commitment? Do I believe in co-parenting, raising children together, having a family, and growing old with someone? I absolutely believe in all of those things. I just don’t believe that you need to be married to do that. I love going to weddings, though. I do love a good wedding. — Laura Wasser

Before I married, I had three theories about raising children and no children. Now, I have three children and no theories. — John Wilmot

Society needs both parents and nonparents, both the work party and the home party. While raising children is the most important work most people will do, not everyone is cut out for parenthood. And, as many a childless teacher has proved, raising kids is not the only important contribution a person can make to their future. — Virginia Postrel

Raising children uses every bit of your being – your heart, your time, your patience, your foresight, your intuition to protect them, and you have to use all of this while trying to figure out how to discipline them. — Nicole Ari Parker

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No one’s raising children any more. To love a child, you’ve got to work for it. You have to change its diapers and feed it at night! — Lauren Hutton

I think that technology – computers and smart phones and 24-hour availability – often leaves me, and others I know, feeling blank and depressed at the end of a day. I also believe that hyped expectations for raising children leaves many women and men feeling as if their days are a blur of carpools and play-groups and tutors. — Rebecca Traister

I actually feel like women in my position, when we have all at our disposal to help us, shouldn’t complain when we consider all of the people who are really struggling and don’t have the means or support. Many people are single, raising children. That’s hard. — Angelina Jolie

Raising children is an uncertain thing; success is reached only after a life of battle and worry. — Democritus

I am endlessly fascinated that playing football is considered a training ground for leadership, but raising children isn’t. Hey, it made me a better leader: you have to take a lot of people’s needs into account; you have to look down the road. Trying to negotiate getting a couple of kids to watch the same TV show requires serious diplomacy. — Dee Dee Myers

As a parent, I can empathize with how difficult raising children can be. There are challenges, especially within the framework of divorce, when parental guilt can sometimes blur what should be the best decision. — LZ Granderson

Mom spent the time that she was supposed to be a kid actully raising children, her younger brother and younger sister. She was tough as nails and did not suffer fools at all. And the truth was she could not afford to. She spoke the truth, bluntly, directly, and without much varnish. I am her son. — Chris Christie

Women are, in my view, natural peacemakers. As givers and nurturers of life, through their focus on human relationships and their engagement with the demanding work of raising children and protecting family life, they develop a deep sense of empathy that cuts through to underlying human realities. — Daisaku Ikeda

I take a very practical view of raising children. I put a sign in each of their rooms: ‘Checkout Time is 18 years.’ — Erma Bombeck

It’s hard to think of anything that is more socially beneficial than raising children well. It needs to be valued and respected, I believe by everyone in public life regardless of your political party. — Kerry Healey

In raising children, life brings forth those things where you do what you should never have done and what I taught you never to do. And when my kids have done those things, I just kind of look at them and say, ‘Now you know life.’ — George Foreman

The typical minimum wage earner is a provider and a breadwinner – most likely a woman – responsible for paying bills, running a household and raising children. — Tom Perez

I think that enduring, committed love between a married couple, along with raising children, is the most noble act anyone can aspire to. It is not written about very much. — Nicholas Sparks

I got kind of burned out, so I moved to Florida. I was down there for 10 or 12 years, raising children. — Lee Majors

We go to college, live together or marry, and have kids – often with little more thought to the daily routines of raising children than our grandparents gave them, when women by and large stayed at home. — Mona Simpson

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