12 Quotes About Parents For Parents’ Day

July 23rd is a day to celebrate all parents!

Nancy J. Evans Hall July 23, 2017

Did you know Parents’ Day is July 23rd? It’s a day meant to celebrate all parents. Share these quotes with the birth parents, adoptive parents, and foster parents in your life.

What is your favorite quote about parenthood? Let us know in the comments!

Grow Up
1. Grow Up

"Parents aren't the people you come from. They're the people you want to be when you grow up." - Jodi Picoult

Because I Said So
2. Because I Said So

"When parents say, 'Because I said so,' you know you've made a good argument." Hollywoodlife.com

Be A Parent
3. Be A Parent

"What it's 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

4. Backbone

"My parents are my backbone. Still are. They're the only group that will support you if you score zero or if you score 40." - Kobe Bryant

5. Love

"Love is the chain whereby to bind a child to its parents." - Abraham Lincoln

6. Example

Your child will follow your example. Not your advice.

7. Perfect

"There is no such thing as a perfect parent, so just be a real one." - Sue Atkins

Depth of Love
9. Depth of Love

"The depth of the love of parents for their children cannot be measured. It is like no other relationship." - James E. Faust

10. Little

"All kids need is a little help, a little hope, and somebody who believes in them." - Earvin 'Magic' Johnson

Social Service
11. Social Service

"Perhaps the greatest social service that can be rendered by anybody to the country and to mankind is to bring a family." - George Bernard Shaw

12. Hero

"My heroes are and were my parents. I can't see having anyone else as my heroes." - Michael Jordan

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Nancy J. Evans Hall

Nancy Hall is married to the love of her life and has a wonderful teenage daughter. She earned a B.A. in English and an M.A.T. in Humane Education. She had the privilege of studying at Oxford Univerisity in England for a while and eventually moved overseas for nearly 4 years. She enjoys traveling, writing, yoga and Pilates, rock music and festivals, and all things animal-related -- she has several rescued pets. She currently works as an academic advisor at a state college.

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