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Adoptees, whether or not they ever knew their birth parents, often describe the constant, gnawing feeling of there being something missing: without a connection, or at least the knowledge of where they are from, they feel incomplete. -- Saroo Brierley
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The epithets of parent and child have been long applied to Great Britain and her colonies, [but] we rarely see anything from your side of the water except the authoritative style of a master to a school-boy. -- George Mason
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She's my retirement gift, the platinum watch for being a mother." " This fortunate position - the one you couldn't apply for - is one you can't lose either. It's yours for life: this will always be your daughter's daughter. These two will always be yours, and you, theirs. I'll always be her Nana. -- Roxana Robinson
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My most important identity now is as a mother. -- Chelsea Clinton
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We, who have had tender, perfect mothers, would like to make it law that the other kind should always be called 'she-parents,' or 'female progenitors,' or any other descriptive title, but not profane the sacred name of mother! -- Florence L. Barclay
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A woman who loses a husband is called a widow, a man who loses his wife is called a widower, and a child who loses his/her parents is called an orphan, but there is no word in the English language for a parent who loses a child (Jay Neugeboren). -- David Asay
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The life of an adoptee is like an ancient voyager who searches for the unknown. The stars guided their destiny. They had their sights on the wonders that lay ahead of them. An adoptee travels in the opposite direction. -- Diamond Mike Watson
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You're not eating, Cam," Roberta says as she comes out to join him across the table. Roberta - his creator, or builder - whatever term one gives to the individual who conceived of you. Perhaps, then, it should be "mother," though he's loath to use the word. -- Neal Shusterman
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A wife who loses a husband is called a widow. A husband who loses a wife is called a widower. A child who loses his parents is called an orphan. There is no word for a parent who loses a child. That's how awful the loss is. -- Jay Neugeboren
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The son of two archeologists -- Angelo Tropea
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A Mother is the heart of the home -- Mother Teresa
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My mother is Ketterdam. She birthed me in the harbor. And my father is profit. I honor him daily. -- Leigh Bardugo
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amanuensis. A rapt -- Abraham Verghese
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My dad was a produce man. He worked in grocery stores for 35 years. My mom just babysat kids and raised us. I have four sisters and one brother. I'm the baby. -- Brandon Flowers
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I was an illegitimate, well, I still am an illegitimate child. -- Eartha Kitt
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was pregnant, his father had written back -- Julie Orringer
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What is birth to a man if it shall be a stain to his dead ancestors to have left such an offspring? -- Philip Sidney
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He who, having lost his parents or being abandoned, by them without ,just cause, gives himself to a ,man , is called a son self given. -- Guru Nanak
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Dad: someone who hopes his son will turn out just like him,
and who is afraid his daughters will meet someone who did. -- John Walter Bratton
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Father of fathers, make me one, A fit example for a son. -- Douglas Malloch
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My darling, you are indisposed! You must remain abed for the next eight months. Little Buford - "
"I am NOT naming our child Buford ... -- Cassandra Clare
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One of the greatest titles in the world is parent, and one of the biggest blessings in the world is to have parents to call mom and dad. -- Jim Demint
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I am enceinte, gravid, pregnant, in pup, call it what you will. No doubt there are as many names for the production of a child as for the act which initiates it. -- Winston Graham
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I'm a grandfather now. -- Robert Plant
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Fathers, yours is an eternal calling from which you are never released. -- Ezra Taft Benson
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Parenthood is the passing of a baton, followed by a lifelong disagreement as to who dropped it. -- Robert Breault
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Fatherhood is asking your son to make up a name rather than tell anybody who he is. -- Bill Cosby
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I'm the great-great-grandson of a sheep stealer. -- Joel Edgerton
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I'm a mom first. -- Mindy Mccready
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Fathers - dressed -- Harlow Giles Unger
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That's not a father. That's a sperm donor. Forget him. He's a mess. Concentrate on me. I'm terrific. -(Linc Blaise) -- Jennifer Crusie
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If the new American father feels bewildered and even defeated, let him take comfort from the fact that whatever he does in any fathering situation has a fifty percent chance of being right. -- Bill Cosby
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A father must take credit for his child, but never a child for his father. -- Miguel Syjuco
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An annibaptist is a thing I am not a member of:I am a Pisplikan just now & a Prisbeteren at Kercaldy my native town which thugh dirty is clein in the country. -- Marjorie Fleming
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The seventeenth-century baby slept, as his nineteenth-century descendant does, in a cradle. Nothing could be prettier than the old cradles that have survived successive years of use with many generations of babies. -- Alice Morse Earle
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A less popular name for the Second Person of that delectable newspaper Trinity, the Roomer, the Bedder, and the Mealer. -- Ambrose Bierce
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I'm not a flowerchild or anything like that ... whatever it was. -- Robert Plant
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You become a parent when you have a baby, no matter how you get there. -- Karen Duffy
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What is the use of a new-born child ? -- Benjamin Franklin
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A father is a fellow who has replaced the currency in his wallet with snapshots of his kids. -- Michael Forest
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We have become a grandmother. -- Margaret Thatcher
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The child shall become father to the man. -- William Wordsworth
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I was born Mary Patterson, but then I married and naturally took my husband's name, so now I'm Neil Patterson. -- Stephen Fry
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Adopted children are self-invented because we have to be; there is an absence, a void, a question mark at the very beginning of our lives. A crucial part of our story is gone, and violently, like a bomb in the womb -- Jeanette Winterson
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Is there a word for adults when they aren't parents?"
Steppa laughs. "Folks with other things to do?"
"Like what things?"
"Jobs, I guess. Friends. Trips. Hobbies. -- Emma Donoghue
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As the beloved son, I have to claim my full dignity and begin preparing myself to become the father. -- Henri J.m. Nouwen
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I have a child and I'm a parent first of all. -- Izabella Scorupco
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In the past the intrinsic pleasures of parenthood for most American families were increased by the extrinsic economic return thatchildren brought. Today, parents have children despite their economic cost. This is a major, indeed a revolutionary, change. -- Kenneth Keniston
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I'm always the person who's taking everyone else's kid and putting them on my hip, so I've kinda always been a mama. -- Blake Lively
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The mother of the year should be a sterilized woman with two adopted children -- Paul R. Ehrlich
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Over the years I have learned that motherhood is much like an austere religious order, the joining of which obligates one to relinquish all claims to personal possessions. -- Nancy Stahl
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Every parent is at some time the father of the unreturned prodigal, with nothing to do but keep his house open to hope. -- John Ciardi
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What am I supposed to call you?'
'Your Royal Husbandnes. It's required by law, I'm afraid -- Kiera Cass
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Your father is your f-father regardless, Agnes. Birth and b-breeding do not always depend upon small matters like who provided the seed. -- Mary Balogh
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You know that show 'Teen Mom'? Or if you're from the South, 'Mom. -- Amy Schumer
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Fatherhood is sacred. -- Lailah Gifty Akita
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Happy is it to place a daughter; yet it pains a father's heart when he delivers to another's house a child, the object of his tender care. -- Euripides
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Artistic paternity is as wholesome as physical paternity. Moreover, -- G.k. Chesterton
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A father is a person who give you feather to further. -- Ernest Eddison
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Fatherhood is the unending imperfect task of turning yourself into your dad while secretly maintaining the unbridled elation of your boyhood -- Chris Hadfield
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A mother can legitimately be said to 'have a baby' - but in a civilization such as ours, she can never claim to own a teenager. -- Mary Blakely
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Fathering is the most masculine thing a man can do -- Frank Pittman
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Be your own father, young man -- Ralph Ellison
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But children, hark! Your mother would rather, When you arrived, have been your father. -- Ogden Nash
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Who dreams of a son,
save one,
childless, having no bright
face to flatter its own,
who dreams of a son? -- Hilda Doolittle
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People ask me what I'd most appreciate getting for my eighty-seventh birthday. I tell them, a paternity suit. -- George Burns
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On October 28th, 1887, I became the mother of a girl baby, the very image of its father, at least that is what he said, but who has the temper of its mother. -- Calamity Jane
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My mother's father was just called "The Governor," or "Himself." Which, if you have sixteen kids, probably isn't as crazy as it sounds. -- Kathy Griffin
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What kind of man can name a child Moon Unit? -- Frank Zappa
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Now that I'm experiencing motherhood, I'm ready to write the next chapter of my family story. Of course a few jaded folks in the press corps will claim I ran out of money or just want to kiss John Corbett again. One of these things is true. -- Nia Vardalos
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Who can give a man this, his own name? -- George Macdonald
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My mother's nickname for me is 'Positive Patrick.' I like to live up to that title. -- Patrick Schwarzenegger
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I am no mother, and I won't be one. -- Brigitte Bardot
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Though it might have its momentary alarms, paternity is not an exciting vocation. -- Henry James
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Your mother calls and says she hasn't seen you for a long time. The first year: You invite her for a week. You give her your room, and you both sleep on the lumpy studio couch. The fifth year: Your mother sleeps on the lumpy studio couch. The tenth year: You send the children to mother. -- Lois Wyse
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Jazon and Mical. What kind of mother misspelled her kids' names on purpose? -- Barbara Kingsolver
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So you're mother? Nice to put a name to a face. -- Michael Mcintyre
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So, what is the opposite of a "helicopter parent?" I wonder. A subway parent? A Sinking ship parent? A hibernating bear? -- Wendy Wunder
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This child is not mine as the first was; I cannot sing it to rest; I cannot lift it up fatherly, And bless it upon my breast. Yet it lies in my little one's cradle, And sits in my little one's chair, And the light of the heaven she 's gone to Transfigures its golden hair. -- James Russell Lowell
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It is too late for me to feel paternal now. Whatever inside me that might once have been capable of nurturing my child had long since been corrupted or burned away. Years of betrayal and slaughter have seen to that. -- Oliver Bowden
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There are many men but rare fathers -- Bernard Kelvin Clive
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Of all the titles that I've been privileged to have, the title of 'dad' has always been the best. -- Ken Norton
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The family consists of those who live under the same roof with the pater familias ; those who form (if I may use the expression) his fire-side. -- Sherrilyn Kenyon
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mature great-nephew. -- Alan Wilson
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Well, now that I have a baby, I'm that person who's looking for all the parks. I'm also the person who lost their coat because I was juggling so many items. So I'm that person: I lost my coat, I lost my scarf, and it's cold now. -- Jenna Fischer
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I'm a grandmother, and a mighty proud one. -- Sara Paretsky
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A guest of one's time and not a member of the household. -- George F. Kennan
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I'm not childless, darling. I am childfree. -- Tallulah Bankhead
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Mothers are a biological necessity; fathers are a social invention -- Margaret Mead
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Having kids is not the same as being a parent. -- Frank Sonnenberg
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Deep in the cavern of the infant's breast; the father's nature lurks, and lives anew. -- Horace
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I guess there was some Casper guy, like, 10 generations ago who I'm named after. I'm the 11th. My son is Casper the XII. -- Casper Van Dien
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Adoption gives us the privilege of sons, regeneration the nature of sons. -- Stephen Charnock
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Birth was something that came quite unexpectedly, and afterwards there was one child more in the house. -- Georg Brandes
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Granny hesitated. "Agnes who calls herself Perditax?"
"Perdita X," said Nanny. She at least respected anyone's right to recreate themselves. -- Terry Pratchett
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Fatherhood is not an easy assignment, but it ranks among the most imperative ever given, in time or eternity. -- Jeffrey R. Holland
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Robert E. Lee Prewitt. Isn't that a silly old name. -- Donna Reed
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I do not think that I am a natural born mother ... If I ever wanted to mother anyone, it was my father. -- Eleanor Roosevelt
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That's not me. I wouldn't [take paternity leave.] Quite frankly, I would have said C-section before the season starts. I need to be at Opening Day. I'm sorry. -- Boomer Esiason
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I took after my father. -- Patrick Swayze