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Quotes About Parental Love

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Richard Dawkins
“Faith can be very very dangerous, and deliberately to implant it into the vulnerable mind of an innocent child is a grievous wrong.”
Richard Dawkins, The God Delusion

Tammara Webber
“That's how they say it: He loves you in his own way. Well, what about my way? What if I need for him to love me in my way?”
Tammara Webber, Between the Lines

Joe Hill
“I mean, when the world comes for your children, with the knives out, it's your job to stand in the way.”
Joe Hill, Horns

Georgette Heyer
“Well, sir, do you mean to remain there, commending my father’s taste in wine, or do you mean to accompany me to Ashtead?”
“Set off for Ashtead at this hour, when I have been traveling for two days?” said Sir Horace. “Now, do, my boy, have a little common sense! Why should I?”
“I imagine that your parental feeling, sir, must provide you with the answer! If it does not, so be it! I am leaving immediately!”
“What do you mean to do when you reach Lacy Manor?” asked Sir Horace, regarding him in some amusement.
“Wring Sophy’s neck!” said Mr. Rivenhall savagely.
“Well, you don’t need my help for that, my dear boy!” said Sir Horace, settling himself more comfortably in his chair.”
Georgette Heyer, The Grand Sophy

Cassandra Clare
“You don't understand,' she said, and there was a puzzling trace of resentment in her voice. 'Children never do. The love a parent has for a child, there's nothing else like it. No other love so consuming.”
Cassandra Clare, City of Ashes

Kathleen Kent
“There is no death in remembrance. Remember me, Sarah. Remember me, and a part of me will always be with you." - Martha Carrier to her daughter, Sarah Carrier”
Kathleen Kent, The Heretic's Daughter

Thomas Hardy
“The beggarly question of parentage--what is it, after all? What does it matter, when you come to think of it, whether a child is yours by blood or not? All the little ones of our time are collectively the children of us adults of the time, and entitled to our general care. That excessive regard of parents for their own children, and their dislike of other people's, is, like class-feeling, patriotism, save-your-own-soul-ism, and other virtues, a mean exclusiveness at bottom.”
Thomas Hardy, Jude the Obscure

Jane Gardam
“If you've not been loved as a child, you don't know how to love a child.”
Jane Gardam, Old Filth

Heather Schuck
“Our children want more than presents, that want our PRESENCE.”
Heather Schuck, The Working Mom Manifesto

“我慢慢地,慢慢地瞭解到,所謂父女母子一場, 只不過意味著,你和他的緣分就是今生今世不斷地在目送他的背影漸行漸遠.你站立在小路的這一端, 看著他逐漸消失在小路轉彎的地方,而且, 他用背影默默告訴你:不必追.”
龍應台, 目送

“You and I. Hand in hand. An endless story of love. A love that grew in me for 9 months and only grows bigger each day.

You and I. Hand in hand. An endless journey. Countless steps. One destination - your happiness.

You and I. Hand in hand. My heart and blood. I'll share it all - take it - my whole life is you.”
Veronika Jensen

Abraham Verghese
“I'll never forget the stillness, the hesitation, and a trace of something I'd never before seen on Ghosh's face: cunning. Then it gave in to resignation and a faraway look. For a moment I saw the world through his eyes, his intellect, his sweeping vision...a vision that recapitulated our birth and looked to the future, looked past his life to the end of mine and beyond. And then and only then did it settle, gather, and focus, on the now, on a moment when the love was so palpable between father and son that the thought that it might end, and this memory be its only legacy, was unacceptable.”
Abraham Verghese, Cutting for Stone

Lailah Gifty Akita
“Birthday, celebration of life.
Celebrate who you are.
Celebrate your uniqueness.
Celebrate your achievement.
Celebrate all that you are capable of becoming.”
Lailah Gifty Akita, Beautiful Quotes

Neal Shusterman
“The accountant lingers at his children's doorway a moment more, listening to the easy rhythm of their breathing, and something cold moves through him, like the passage of a ghost - but he know that's not it. It's more like the portent of a future. A future that must never come to pass...
...and for the first time, he gives rise to a thought that is silently echoed in millions of homes that night.
My God... what have we done?”
Neal Shusterman, UnDivided

Jacqueline Woodson
“Y'all know how much I love you? "Infinity and back again," I say the way I've said it a million times. And then, daddy says to me, "go on and add a little bit more to that.”
Jacqueline Woodson, Brown Girl Dreaming

Khaled Hosseini
“She will not plant the seed in their mind, that a parent is capable of abandoning her children, of saying to them You are not enough. For Pari, the children and Eric have always been enough. They always will be.”
Khaled Hosseini, And the Mountains Echoed

Marsha Norman
“I loved that bridge he built over the creek in the back of the house. [...] Or that baby bed he built for Ricky. I told him he didn't have to spend so much time on it, but he said it had to last, and the thing ended up weighing two hundred pounds and I couldn't move it. I said, 'How long does a baby bed have to last, anyway?' But maybe he thought if it was strong enough, it might keep Ricky a baby.”
Marsha Norman, 'night, Mother

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