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    parenthood Quotes

    It's the best thing going, parenthood.
    — Woody Harrelson
    tags: parenthood 
    In practicing the art of parenthood, an ounce of example is worth a ton of preachment.
    — Wilferd Peterson
    It's true: I don't remember what life was like before parenthood.
    — Vera Farmiga
    tags: parenthood 
    In today's world parents find themselves at the mercy of a society which imposes pressures and priorities that allow neither timenor place for meaningful activities and relations between children and adults, which downgrade the role of parents and the functions of parenthood, and which prevent the parent from doing things he wants to do as a guide, friend, and companion to his children.
    — Urie Bronfenbrenner
    Due to the potent combination of my sexual recklessness and the slutty nature of some of the girls I have slept with, I have accumulated enough stories and anecdotes about abortion that they could name a Planned Parenthood clinic after me.
    — Tucker Max
    I'll go through all of [12 steps for people who say are traumatized by the election], but a sample: Volunteer to fight Islamaphobia. Join the ACLU. Donate to Planned Parenthood. Take down sexism and misogyny. Sort of all the stations of the cross of liberalism. Sort of all the stations of the cross of liberalism.
    — Tucker Carlson
    tags: people  fight  parenthood 
    The most convincing argument against early parenthood is that you are in a relationship that is likely to fall apart before that child grows up.
    — Tony Parsons
    To you who are parents, I say, show love to your children. You know you love them, but make certain they know it as well. They are so precious. Let them know. Call upon our Heavenly Father for help as you care for their needs each day and as you deal with the challenges which inevitably come with parenthood. You need more than your own wisdom in rearing them.
    — Thomas S. Monson
    We both liked children; we just didn't want any ourselves. There were children everywhere, and we saw no reason to start our own brand. Young couples plunge into parenthood and about half the time they end up with some ghastly problem on their hands. We thought we'd leave that to others.
    — Thomas McGuane
    Parenthood is nothing but doubts.
    — Tess Gerritsen
    tags: doubt  parenthood 
    I have been proud to fight and stand for religious liberty, to stand against Planned Parenthood, to defend life for my entire career.
    — Ted Cruz
    Protecting life is a value that matters. Whether it is stopping partial birth abortion which I think is a barbarism. Or whether it is fairly enforcing the criminal laws against Planned Parenthood.
    — Ted Cruz
    For most of his life, Donald Trump has described himself as very pro- choice and as a supporter of partial birth abortion. Right now today as a candidate, he supports federal tax payer funding for Planned Parenthood. I disagree with him on that.
    — Ted Cruz
    tags: choice  right  birth  parenthood  tax 
    What Planned Parenthood is doing is not the faith that I believe in, but Jesus never ordered anyone to be killed and he never raised his hand to injure anyone specifically. But Mohammed did and there is a big difference in this.
    — Steve King
    Senator John Kyle claiming that over 90 percent of what Planned Parenthood does is abortion. Stephen Colbert: Over 90 percent, that is unbelievable...in that it is not true. Only 3 percent of what Planned Parenthood does is abortion. Kyle just rounded it up to the nearest 90.
    — Stephen Colbert
    tags: true  parenthood 
    I'm fortunate. I've always had medical care. I've always had access. I've never personally had to use a Planned Parenthood. But I have many friends who have and do and did, and I think it's important that that access be there for everyone.
    — Shonda Rhimes
    tags: friends  care  parenthood 
    I think the point of America, our planet, the reason we're all here, one of the best things that we can do is be concerned about something even when it doesn't concern us. That's the whole point. The fact that I've never had to use a Planned Parenthood, the fact that I've never been in need of medical services I couldn't afford or didn't have access to, doesn't mean I shouldn't be concerned about the fact that other women don't have that access.
    — Shonda Rhimes
    There is no greater name for a leader than mother or father. There is no leadership more important than parenthood.
    — Sheri L. Dew
    Fifteen-year-old girls produce children with sixteen-year-old boys in the backseat of cars and in the stairwells of apartment buildings. Why can't two loving adults who have contemplated parenthood and are prepared to offer love, patience, and devotion come up with enough chromosomal matter to stick together and create a child?
    — Scott Simon
    You see how Hillary Clinton tried to jump on Jeb Bush for talking about "anchor babies"? Hillary tweeted, "They aren't called 'anchor babies.' They're called 'babies,'" which is a bit ironic given that Hillary's a big supporter of Planned Parenthood where "babies" are called "tissue mass" and, what, "unviable cells"? Whatever it is.
    — Rush Limbaugh
    tags: parenthood 
    I will veto any spending bill that contains funding for Planned Parenthood, facilities that perform abortion and all government family planning schemes.
    — Ron Paul
    Parenthood is not an object of appetite or even desire. It is an object of will. There is no appetite for parenthood; there is only a purpose or intention of parenthood.
    — Robin G. Collingwood
    Planned Parenthood and Human Rights Campaign they`re not really the establishment. I can`t obviously speak for Senator [Bernie] Sanders or about Planned Parenthood. But what we do see, and we`ve seen for years in America, is that the establishment, that is, the big banks and the executives and the wealthy do support a lot of non-profits and make the non-profits basically walk to the tune of the establishment.
    — Robert Reich
    There aren't many great adverts for marriage or parenthood. It always looks so stressful, and that's what I've been scared of. What you don't realise is how much you're going to get back.
    — Robbie Williams
    I know how sobering and exhausting parenthood is. But the reality is that our children's future depends on us as parents. Because we know that the first years truly last forever.
    — Rob Reiner
    Pominville is going to have to open a planned parenthood center!
    — Rick Jeanneret
    tags: parenthood 
    Whatever else the religious Right may be, it is a bonanza for its opponents... Reports of the great terror that is upon us are raising millions of dollars in fund appeals by Planned Parenthood, the American Civil Liberties Union, the National Organization for Women, Norman Lear's People for the American Way, and others who claim to believe that the religious Right is the greatest peril to American democracy since Joe McCarthy.
    — Richard John Neuhaus
    Trying to block women from getting access to contraception or defunding Planned Parenthood is completely nonsensical from a policy standpoint.
    — Richard Carmona
    tags: women  parenthood 
    I was at home waiting for projects. I was on Parenthood and there was one season left, and I was thinking, "What's next?" I'm at this age where I'm trying to write my own script, and they sent this over and I decided to put myself on tape.
    — Ray Romano
    Parenthood, like death, is an event for which it is nearly impossible to be prepared. It brings you into a new relationship with the fact of your own existence, a relationship in which one may be rendered helpless.
    — Rachel Cusk
    Feminism is the most revolutionary idea there has ever been. Equality for women demands a change in the human psyche, more profound than anything Marx dreamed of. It means valuing parenthood as much as we value banking.
    — Polly Toynbee
    Parenthood always comes as a shock. Postpartum blues? Postpartum panic is more like it. We set out to have a baby; what we get is a total take-over of our lives.
    — Polly Berrien Berends
    tags: live  parenthood 
    The self-sacrificing, servant aspect of the Christian life has many parallels to parenthood.
    — Philip Yancey
    There are times when parenthood seems nothing more than feeding the hand that bites you.
    — Peter De Vries
    tags: time  parenthood 
    It's quite a stark contrast between the candidates, in how they will change things for women. Hillary Clinton wants to appoint Supreme Court Justices who will protect Roe v Wade. [Donald] Trump wants to punish women for getting abortions and defund Planned Parenthood.
    — Natalie Portman
    Helplessness in the face of a child's suffering is the curse of parenthood.
    — Nancy Atherton
    Kids take up all available time - it's the basic law of parenthood. No matter how much time you give them, whether you work from eight to eight or are around the house all the time, you'll still feel you haven't been there enough for them.
    — Myrna Blyth
    tags: time  work  law  kids  parenthood 
    There's reality shows and things like that and I think 'Parenthood''s kind of a throwback to what we used to have back in the '70s, '80s and '90s. People want to see this again, and I feel like it's just a solid, good show.
    — Monica Potter
    Planned Parenthood, we're going to get rid of that.
    — Mitt Romney
    tags: parenthood 
    I think parenthood is just ripe for comedy. This just happens to be told from the perspective of women.
    — Mila Kunis
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