All your favorite quotes!
''If your parents never had children, chances are you won't, either.''
- Dick Cavett
''The first half of our lives is ruined by our parents, and the second half by our children.''
- Clarence Darrow
''My father hated radio and could not wait for television to be invented so he could hate that too.''
- Peter de Vries
''The thing that impresses me the most about America is the way parents obey their children.''
- King Edward VIII
''The gods visit the sins of the fathers upon the children.''
- Euripides Phrixus
''For rarely are sons similar to their fathers: most are worse, and a few are better than their fathers.''
- Homer The Odyssey
''My parents only had one argument in forty-five years. It lasted forty-three years.''
- Cathy Ladman
''The reason grandparents and grandchildren get along so well is that they have a common enemy.''
- Sam Levenson
''Parents were invented to make children happy by giving them something to ignore.''
- Ogden Nash
''Most turkeys taste better the day after; my mother's tasted better the day before.''
- Rita Rudner
''Neurotics build castles in the air, psychotics live in them. My mother cleans them.''
- Rita Rudner
''The place of the father in the modern suburban family is a very small one, particularly if he plays golf.''
- Bertrand Russell
''It is a wise father that knows his own child.''
- William Shakespeare "The Merchant of Venice", Act 2 scene 2
''The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for thirty years she served the family nothing but leftovers. The original meal has never been found.''
- Calvin Trillin
''My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it.''
- Mark Twain
''By the time a man realizes that maybe his father was right, he usually has a son who thinks he's wrong.''
- Charles Wadsworth
''Sooner or later we all quote our mothers.''
- Bern Williams