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The thing that impresses me most about America is the way parents obey their children.

It is almost impossible to smile on the outside without feeling better on the inside.
Man has demonstrated that he is master of everything -- except his own nature.
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
Diversity: the art of thinking independently together.
If you want a baby, have a new one. Don't baby the old one.
The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.
Children need guidance and sympathy far more than instruction.
Every generation revolts against its fathers and makes friends with its grandfathers.
Having children makes one no more a parent than having a piano makes you a pianist.
Life affords no greater responsibility, no greater privilege, than the raising of the next generation.
Stop trying to perfect your child, but keep trying to perfect your relationship with him.
The sooner you treat your son as a man, the sooner he will be one.
A child, like your stomach, doesn't need all you can afford to give it.
No matter how calmly you try to referee, parenting will eventually produce bizarre behavior, and I'm not talking about the kids. Their behavior is always normal.
The most important thing that parents can teach their children is how to get along without them.
Live so that when your children think of fairness and integrity, they think of you.
When an individual is kept in a situation of inferiority, the fact is that he does become inferior.
It is a pleasure to give advice, humiliating to need it, normal to ignore it.

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