National Parents Day: quotes to celebrate Parents’ Day

A day to celebrate a parent in your life! (Picture: Getty)

Though it might not be as well-known as Mother’s Day or Father’s Day, today, 26 July is actually National Parents’ Day.

The day celebrates all form of parenthood together; whether it’s an unconventional unit or just a way to treat both Mum and Dad at the same time.

After months of lockdown, it’s come at the perfect time to send a message to someone you might be missing or take a quiet pause to think on parents who aren’t with us anymore.

Read on for quotes and more to share with parents today…

Thankful quotes for your parents

‘We may not be able to prepare the future for our children, but we can at least prepare our children for the future’ – Franklin D. Roosevelt

‘I believe that what we become depends on what our fathers teach us at odd moments, when they aren’t trying to teach us. We are formed by little scraps of wisdom’ – Umberto Eco


‘But behind all your stories is your mother’s story, for hers is where yours begins’ – Mitch Alborn

‘When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished at how much the old man had learned in seven years’ – Mark Twain

Not every parent is biologically related to their child, but it doesn’t change the love or bond (Picture: Pinterest)

‘I am sure that if the mothers of various nations could meet, there would be no more wars’ – E.M. Forster

‘Mama exhorted her children at every opportunity to “jump at de sun.” We might not land on the sun, but at least we would get off the ground’ – Zora Neale Hurston

Thank your parent(s) for the job they did today (Picture: Pinterest)

‘Being a parent is an attitude, not a biological relation’ – Robert A. Heinlein

(Picture: Pinterest)

Funny quotes about parenting

‘If evolution really works, how come mothers only have two hands?’ – Milton Berle

‘When your children are teenagers, it’s important to have a dog so that someone in the house is happy to see you’ – Nora Ephron

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