"Nothing is improbable until it moves into past tense."
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"It is one thing to learn about the past; it is another to wallow in it."
"Nostalgia is a seductive liar."
"The past should be a springboard, not a hammock."
"I cannot sing the old songs, Or dream those dreams again,"
"As lousy as things are now, tomorrow they will be somebody's good old days."
"The past grows gradually around one, like a placenta for dying."
"I am the slave of my baptism. Parents, you have caused my misfortune, and you have caused your own."
"Parents giving the keys to the car act as if they are giving the keys to the kingdom."
"Parents learn a lot from their children about coping with life."
"Most American children suffer too much mother and too little father."
"Children need guidance and sympathy far more than instruction."
"Don't set your wit against a child."
"When you teach your son, you teach your son's son."
"Parenthood remains the greatest single preserve of the amateur."
"My parents were neither very poor nor conspicuously honest."
"If your children look up to you, you've made a success of life's biggest job."
"The trouble with parents is that by the time they are experienced, they are unemployed."
"Parents are the bones on which children sharpen their teeth."
"There are times when parenthood seems nothing but feeding the mouth that bites you."
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