Phrases about 'Parents'

During my childhood in Cyprus, the British talked about the Cypriots as if the Cypriots were outsiders in their own country. And even though I was born in Cyprus, my parents were American, and so I was an outsider in the land of my birth.

Author: Angela Bowie - American Model
  Parents , Country , Born , Childhood


I have a 16 year-old son, so I'm now a soccer mom. I stand on the sidelines and I hear the things parents are saying, so I want them to understand what it is their kids are feeling in any sports environment.

Author: Brandi Chastain - American Athlete
  Sports , Feeling , Parents , Son


I think sometimes parents and teachers can push children away from reading by telling them it's something they must do, the same way they must eat their greens and must pass their exams in school. Poppycock! Read or don't read - that's your call.

Author: Darren Shan - Irish Author
  Children , Parents , School , Teachers


My parents genuinely loved Vienna, and in later years I learned from them why the city exerted a powerful hold on them and other Jews. My parents loved the dialect of Vienna, its cultural sophistication, and artistic values.

Author: Eric Kandel - American Scientist
  Parents , City , Powerful , Loved


I can remember running around at the age of 3, wanting to play golf, cricket and football. I was always active, one way or another, driving my parents mad.

Author: Ian Botham - English Athlete
  Age , Parents , Football , Cricket


My parents owned a plants nursery. We all grew up growing things and planting things and selling things, and I also managed landscape crews.

Author: Jack Dangermond - American Businessman
  Parents , Plants , Things , Landscape


I used to run away to New York from Baltimore all the time. I would get on the Greyhound bus and tell my parents I was going to some sorority weekend... I'd even make up fake permission slips, come to New York, and just ask people on the street if I could stay with them and go see midnight movies.

Author: John Waters - Director
  People , Time , Parents , Fake


Growing up, I've always felt I was from two different worlds. I was born in the U.S., but my parents were born in Vietnam, and they raised my sisters and I with the parenting methods of the Vietnamese culture.

Author: Kelly Marie Tran - American Actress
  Culture , Parents , Born , Parenting


My parents are naive in their morality of things, and so, without realising it, I landed up being ethical and having strong opinions.

Author: Sonali Bendre - Indian Actress
  Parents , Strong , Opinions , Morality


I never questioned I would have any trouble doing what I wanted to do. I'm not talking about getting to a certain position - or to success. It was just that I knew I wanted to act, and that I would make my living that way. Having the unconditional support of your parents is really freeing.

Author: Tracy Pollan - American Actress
  Support , Parents , Success , Not Talking