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1. "My parents were vegetarians. I'd show up at school, this giant black kid, with none of the cool clothes and a tofu sandwich and celery sticks."
Author: Aisha Tyler
2. "She lay on the bed to read a novel; she wanted to forget that bitter conversation and be carried along by the plot, but it was impossible, because the book was about parents who abandoned their children or children who abandoned their parents. Ultimately, that's what all books are about, she thought."
Author: Alejandro Zambra
3. "I'm from Boston, and I get easily overwhelmed in New York, so I go to Boston and stay with my parents for a few months at a time to write, or edit, or just to cry."
Author: Alex Karpovsky
4. "It was hard not to realize what kind of kid his parents wished they'd had, and when he thought about that kind of kid it was tempting for Paul to want to track, hunt, and eat the little thing."
Author: Ben Marcus
5. "I didn't always spell my name Bil. My parents named me Bill, but when I started drawing cartoons on the wall, they knocked the 'L' out of me."
Author: Bil Keane
6. "I was embarrassed when I went and told my parents that I was thinking about running for public office."
Author: Bob Corker
7. "If parents want to give their children a gift, the best thing they can do is to teach their children to love challenges, be intrigued by mistakes, enjoy effort, and keep on learning. That way, their children don't have to be slaves of praise. They will have a lifelong way to build and repair their own confidence."
Author: Carol S. Dweck
8. "I had what you could call a chaotic childhood. My parents divorced when I was 2; I went back and forth between my mom's and dad's houses for years."
Author: Crystal Bowersox
9. "I never, even for a moment, doubted what they'd told me. This is why it is that adults and even parents can, unwittingly, be cruel: they cannot imagine doubt's complete absence. They have forgotten."
Author: David Foster Wallace
10. "Emma: You can demand that Pettibone retain my services, but you cannot make similar demands of the parents of the students. They will not entrust the education of their daughters to a woman who has removed her clothing for an artist, no matter how exalted that artist may be. Pettibone would become a school without students. No that avenue is closed to me now.Nicholas: Women disrobe for men other than their husbands every day.Emma: But they are not on exhibition in the Royal Academy.Nicholas: what of extenuating circumstances?Emma: You make no sense"
Author: Donna MacMeans
11. "Wrinkles are hereditary. Parents get them from their children."
Author: Doris Day
12. "My parents put everything in a trust fund for me. I won't get it until I'm 18, so I'll use it for college."
Author: Heather O'Rourke
13. "My parents traveled a lot, so my grandparents practically raised me. My grandmother and I really bonded in the kitchen. She's this amazing southern cook, and I would always help her - whether it was cracking eggs or stirring the green beans. It takes me back there."
Author: Hillary Scott
14. "Elisabeth had not had her future and her parents had not had theirs, there was nothing to this so-called future which was always promised to the young."
Author: Ingeborg Bachmann
15. "One ravishing dark-haired beauty wearing leather pants and strategically applied electrical tape, stared hard at me and, when she saw me looking, licked her lips very, very slowly. She trailed a fingertip over her chin, down across her throat, and down over her sternum and gave me a smile so wicked that it's parents should have sent it to military school."
Author: Jim Butcher
16. "Many families actively discourage the expression of tough emotions like fear and anger. Happiness and tranquility, meanwhile, make it to the top of the list of "approved" emotions. There is no such thing as a bad emotion. There is no such thing as a good emotion. An emotion is either there—or it is not. These parents seem to know that emotions don't make people weak and they don't make people strong. They only make people human. The result is a savvy let-the-children-be-who-they-are attitude.-They do not judge emotions.-They acknowledge the reflexive nature of emotions.-They know that behavior is a choice, even though an emotion is not.-They see a crisis as a teachable moment."
Author: John Medina
17. "I was a pop-music junkie. My parents were into Frank Sinatra and Doris Day. They weren't too excited when I had Aretha or the Stones pumping."
Author: Kara DioGuardi
18. "Frequently parents forget that children are people. I don't try to treat Kristen as an adult, but I do try to treat her as a person, with a child's sensibilities."
Author: Kent McCord
19. "I never wanted to write. I just wrote letters home from a kibbutz in Israel to reassure my parents that I was still alive and well fed and having a great time. They thought these letters were brilliant and sent them to a newspaper. So I became a writer by accident."
Author: Maeve Binchy
20. "I still speak Czech with my parents because I was born there."
Author: Martina Hingis
21. "As a kid, all I thought about was death. But you can't tell your parents that."
Author: Maurice Sendak
22. "My parents inspire me every day. They are both incredible people that I love and look up to every day. Industry wise, I love what Justin Timberlake has done with his career. He's truly an idol to me, not only as a performer, but as a person as well."
Author: Max Schneider
23. "You bastard.""My parents were married."
Author: Mira Grant
24. "I was born in very sorry circumstances. Both of my parents were very sorry."
Author: Norman Wisdom
25. "O. Hahn and F. Strassmann have discovered a new type of nuclear reaction, the splitting into two smaller nuclei of the nuclei of uranium and thorium under neutron bombardment. Thus they demonstrated the production of nuclei of barium, lanthanum, strontium, yttrium, and, more recently, of xenon and caesium. It can be shown by simple considerations that this type of nuclear reaction may be described in an essentially classical way like the fission of a liquid drop, and that the fission products must fly apart with kinetic energies of the order of hundred million electron-volts each."
Author: O. Hahn
26. "The Betty Lady explains love and splitting up: "It´s like playing the shell game with Jesus. You can´t figure anything out; it´s best not to try. You´ll just humiliate yourself."
Author: Suzanne Finnamore
27. "My parents were Christian."
Author: Wyclef Jean
28. "My parents are supportive of anything I want to do, as long as it's not bad."
Author: Zoey Deutch

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Of course, these women ought to have listened when he told them he wasn't looking for anything serious. But on a certain level, it didn't really matter if it was stupid of them. Ethical people don't take advantage of other people's weakness; that's like being a slumlord or a price gouger. And treading on weakness is exactly what dating felt like, with so many of these women--with their wide-open hopefulness, their hunger for connection and blithe assumption that men wanted it just as badly."
Author: Adelle Waldman

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