1st June is observed as ‘Global Day of Parents’ to honour and appreciate parents around the world for the selfless commitment to their children. It was proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly in 2012.
This day also seeks to recognize the crucial role that parents play in the well being of a child and in nurturing and protecting a child. Parents are the primary caregivers and teachers for children, and this day seeks to spread awareness about the same.
On this day, here are some heartfelt and touching quotes on parents.
“Appreciate your parents. You never know what sacrifices they went through for you.” ~ Anonymous
“Nobody on earth can ever love you more than your parents.” ~ Anonymous
“All that I am, or hope to be, I owe to my mother.” ~ Abraham Lincoln
“My heroes are and were my parents, I can’t see having anyone else as my heroes.” ~ Michael Jordan
“When you look into your mother’s eyes, you know that is the purest love you can find on this earth.” ~ Mitch Albom
“A parent’s love is whole no matter how many times divided.” ~ Robert Brault
“Don’t anger your parents in order to please other people. Those other people did not spend their lives building yours.” ~ Anonymous
“So much is asked of parents, and so little is given.” ~ Virginia Satir
“A father’s goodness is higher than the mountain, a mother’s goodness deeper than the sea.” ~ Japanese Proverb
“We may not be able to prepare the future for our children, but we can at least prepare our children for the future.” ~ President Franklin D. Roosevelt
“Next to God, thy parents.” ~ William Penn
“Love your parents. We are so busy growing up, we often forget they are also growing old.” ~ Anonymous
“Don’t use the sharpness of your tongue on the mother who taught you to speak.” ~ Ali Ibn Abi Talib
“A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone.” ~ Billy Graham
“Our parents prayer is the most beautiful poetry and expectations.” ~ Aditia Rinaldi
“The Golden Rule of Parenting is do unto your children as you wish your parents had done unto you!” ~ Louise Hart
“Behind every child who believes in himself is a parent who believed first.” ~ Anonymous
“A parent’s love is whole no matter how many times it is divided.” ~ Robert Brault
“We never know the love of a parent till we become parents ourselves” ~ Anonymous
“The most beautiful thing in the world is to see your parents smiling and knowing that you are the reason behind that smile.” ~ Anonymous
“Let parents bequeath to their children not riches, but the spirit of reverence.” ~ Plato
“Parents aren’t the people you come from. They’re the people you want to be, when you grow up.” ~ Jodi Picoult
“Love is the chain whereby to bind a child to its parents.” ~ Abraham Lincoln
“Parenting is a lifetime job and does not stop when a child grows up.” ~ Jake Slope
Aren’t these some wonderful and touching quotes? Which are your favourite ones on parents? Do let us know in the comments section.