The hardest part of being a parent


1. “Parental love is the only love that is truly selfless, unconditional and forgiving.

Dr. T.P.Chia

2. “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

3. “The depth of the love of parents for their children cannot be measured. It is like no other relationship. It exceeds concern for life itself. The love of a parent for a child is continuous and transcends heartbreak and disappointment.

James E. Faust

4. “We never know the love of a parent until we become parents ourselves.

Henry Ward Beecher

5. “There is no friendship, no love, like that of the parent for the child.

Henry Ward Beecher

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

Mitch Albom

7. “No language can express the power, and beauty, and heroism, and majesty of a mother’s love. It shrinks not where man cowers, and grows stronger where man faints, and over wastes of worldly fortunes sends the radiance of its quenchless fidelity like a star.

Edwin Hubbell Chapin

8. “A father’s goodness is higher than the mountain, a mother’s goodness deeper than the sea.

Japanese Proverb

9. “No matter how far we come, our parents are always in us.

Brad Meltzer

10. “By loving them for more than their abilities we show our children that they are much more than the sum of their accomplishments.

Eileen Kennedy-Moore

11. “A parent’s love is whole no matter how many times divided.

Robert Brault

12. “That’s the nature of being a parent, Sabine has discovered. You’ll love your children far more than you ever loved your parents, and – in the recognition that your own children cannot fathom the depth of your love – you come to understand the tragic, unrequited love of your own parents.

Ursula Hegi

13. “Parents love is whole, no matter how many times it’s divided.

Robert Brault

14. “As your kids grow they may forget what you said, but won’t forget how you made them feel.

Kevin Heath

15. “If you raise your children to feel that they can accomplish any goal or task they decide upon, you will have succeeded as a parent and you will have given your children the greatest of all blessings.

Brian Tracy

16. “We must love them for themselves, and not for the best of ourselves in them, and that is a great deal harder to do. Loving our own children is an exercise for the imagination.

Andrew Solomon

17. “Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children.

Charles R. Swindoll

18. “Parents were the only ones obligated to love you; from the rest of the world, you had to earn it.

Ann Brashares

19. “My parents are my backbone. Still are. They’re the only group that will support you if you score zero or you score 40.

Kobe Bryant

20. “Making the decision to have a child is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body.

Elizabeth Stone

21. “The Parental predisposition to love prevails in the most harrowing of circumstances.

Andrew Solomon

22. “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

23. “Love is the chain whereby to bind a child to its parents.

Abraham Lincoln


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