„If you have never been hated by your child, you have never been a parent.“

Variant: If you've never been hated by your child, you've never been a parent.

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film and television actress from the United States 1908 - 1989

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„Had Mother Nature been a real parent, she would have been in jail for child abuse and murder.“

—  Nick Bostrom Swedish philosopher 1973

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„You can never hate strongly unless you have loved strongly.“

—  Christopher Pike American author Kevin Christopher McFadden 1954

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„Never give your enemies any more reason than they already have to go on hating you.“

—  Carl Hayden American federal politician 1877 - 1972

Johnson, James W. (2002). Arizona Politicians: The Noble and the Notorious, illustrations by David `Fitz' Fitzsimmons, Tucson: University of Arizona Press. pp 149-150. ISBN 0-8165-2203-0.

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„Having one child makes you a parent; having two makes you a referee.“

—  David Frost English journalist, comedian, writer, media personality and daytime TV game show host 1939 - 2013

Quoted in The Independent, 16 September 1989

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„Look, I hate to tell you, but it's not always pretty up there on Capitol Hill and there have been other scandals as you know that have been more than simply naughty e-mails.“

—  Tony Snow American White House Press Secretary 1955 - 2008

Quoted on CNN http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CNN, concerning sexually explicit e-mails and instant messages sent by Congressman Mark Foley to congressional pages that were underage. (2006-10-02).

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„When you grow up and have children of your own, do please remember something important: A stodgy parent is not fun at all! What a child wants - and DESERVES - is a parent who is SPARKY!“

—  Roald Dahl, book Danny, the Champion of the World

Danny, the Champion of the World (1975)
Context: A Message to Children Who Have Read This Book - When you grow up and have children of your own, do please remember something important: a stodgy parent is no fun at all. What a child wants and deserves is a parent who is SPARKY.

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