Raising Children Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old raising children quotes, raising children sayings, and raising children proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Raising children should mean helping them to become what they already are in God's eyes.     

Eberhard Arnold

Raising children is an uncertain thing; success is reached only after a life of battle and worry.     


Raising a child, whether or not it is yours, is like Nautilus of the heart and soul.     

Anne Lamott

Raising a child is the only relationship you have where if you do it right, it will end in separation.     

Naomi Foner Gyllenhaal

The most important thing that parents can teach their children is how to get along without them.     

Frank A. Clark

Parents were invented to make children happy by giving them something to ignore.     

Ogden Nash

Raising children changes everything. It's a complete cliché to say that, but it's really true.     

Christopher Gorham

Training a puppy is like raising a child. Every single interaction is a training opportunity.     

Ian Dunbar

No one's raising children any more. To love a child, you've got to work for it. You have to change its diapers and feed it at night!     

Lauren Hutton

Children have to be educated, but they have also to be left to educate themselves.     

Ernest Dimnet

Raising children is a creative endeavor, an art rather than a science.     

Bruno Bettelheim