65 Babysitter Quotes On Success In Life

These babysitter quotes will inspire you. Babysitter, to care for children usually during a short absence of the parents broadly or a person who looks after a child or children while the parents are out.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, knowledgeable, and encouraging babysitter quotes, babysitter sayings, and babysitter proverbs.

Best Babysitter Quotes

  1. “A good film is when the price of the dinner, the theatre admission, and the babysitter were worth it.” ~ Alfred Hitchcock
  2. “We did an episode where she goes out to get a job and she gets fired because she’s not good. They hire a babysitter to help out and she finds out she hates the fact that the kids have more fun with the sitter than her.” ~ Patricia Heaton
  3. “Parents should watch what their children watch and not use TV as a babysitter. If a show is objectionable they should turn it OFF. They should write the president of the network and tell him they are never going to watch that program again and why.” ~ Bill Bixby
  4. “TV is the best babysitter.” ~ John Goodman
  5. “I’m a writer, and I will write what I want to write.” ~ J. K. Rowling

  6. “It was not easy for my mother, being a struggling actress and raising a child. We were these two sorts of vagabonds, never knowing where the money was going to come from. She always says she couldn’t afford a babysitter, which is why she put me on the stage.” ~ Christina Applegate
  7. “I started off when I was seven years old doing musicals. I was in ‘Les Miserables’ and ‘The Sound of Music,’ and my mum’s an actress. My parents divorced when I was young, and when she couldn’t find a babysitter, I was in the wings, sleeping.” ~ Alicia Vikander
  8. “I was more of the kind of babysitter that liked holding the baby, sort of playing Mom, and then putting the baby to bed and watching TV while eating everything in their kitchen.” ~ Ari Graynor
  9. “I want to be able to raise my kid. I was totally being a martyr about it at first, thinking I could totally do it on my own, which I did for a while. I’ve hired a babysitter before, but as for a full-time caregiver… for a control freak like me, it ain’t gonna happen!” ~ Keri Russell
  10. “Video games and computers have become babysitters for kids.” ~ Taylor Kitsch

  11. “I think that parents only get so offended by television because they rely on it as a babysitter and the sole educator of their kids.” ~ Trey Parker
  12. “My grandmother spent her whole life working as a maid, a cook, and a babysitter, barely scraping by, but still working hard to give my mother, her only child, a chance in life so that my mother could give my brother and me an even better one.” ~ Julian Castro , Babysitter quotes life
  13. “My earliest memory was raping the babysitter when I was 5…she was 15.” ~ Eminem
  14. “Vin Diesel had to hire a babysitter.” ~ Vin Diesel
  15. “It is a little ironic that one thing a babysitter should not do is sit on a baby.” ~ Demetri Martin

  16. “It’s a job. It’s not a hobby. You don’t write the way you build a model airplane. You have to sit down and work, to schedule your time and stick to it. Even if it’s just for an hour or so each day, you have to get a babysitter and make the time. If you’re going to make writing succeed you have to approach it as a job.” ~ Rosellen Brown
  17. “My mother, a very eclectic listener, had the first Doors album and gave it to me when I expressed interest in the band. It was one of the first records I ever had. As the years passed, the babysitters who used to look after me would bring their Doors albums to the apartment, and that’s how I got to hear their later work.” ~ Henry Rollins
  18. “Leaving us with Eric is like hiring a babysitter who spends his time sharpening knives.” ~ Veronica Roth
  19. “You know what I’m thinking?’ Maggie said. I had no idea. ‘Nope,’ David replied. Apparently, David didn’t know either. Maggie turned to me with pleading eyes.’Our babysitter has the flu.’ ‘I’m sorry to hear that,’ I replied. Dead silence. I honestly had no idea what Maggie was getting at, so I misread the silence. ‘It’s not serious, I hope,’ I said sympathetically.” ~ Lisa Lutz
  20. “If television’s a babysitter, the Internet is a drunk librarian who won’t shut up.” ~ Dorothy Gambrell

  21. “Why don’t we pay more attention to who our farmers are? We would never be as careless choosing an auto mechanic or babysitter as we are about who grows our food.” ~ Michael Pollan
  22. “I guess babysitters are like used cars… You never really know what you’re getting.” ~ Charles M. Schulz
  23. “We’re in a culture where everything is either consumption or production, so child care is either a very, very bad-paying form of work or a very expensive luxury that you purchase. There isn’t a good place in our picture of the world for what caregiving is about. Even teenage babysitters have sort of disappeared from the scene.” ~ Alison Gopnik
  24. “My dad’s all I’ve ever had. When I was 3 and 4, my mom used to take me to bars. I understand why now – babysitters cost beer, beer and-a-half an hour.” ~ Christopher Titus
  25. “My parents are pretty liberal. But they were just you know trying to look out for my innocence or whatever. But my babysitter had “Forever” [by Judy Blume]. And I said, “Well I’ve read Judy Blume books, can I borrow that?” And she said no, this one’s not appropriate for you. Which obviously, got me really worked up. So I took it.” ~ Lena Dunham
  26. “Benadryl – the seven-dollar babysitter.” ~ Christopher Titus

  27. “Bribes and boy bands. That’s all you need to be a babysitter.” ~ Mindy Kaling
  28. “Listen, I would never judge someone who screwed their babysitter for years or knocked up their secretary, so don’t ask me to.” ~ Pat Martin
  29. “I take a lot of pride in the work I do because people pay to see me. They’ve go to get babysitters, park their car, get popcorn and candy. I’ve got to be conscious of that.” ~ Mr. T , Babysitter quotes work
  30. “Most of the things that I remember from childhood wouldn’t make a particularly good story: rescuing worms during rainstorms, our schnauzer attacking a wheel of cheese when someone dropped it during dinner, my parents tricking us into riding Space Mountain at Disney World (we thought it was an educational people-mover kind of ride), playing Star Wars (I got to marry Harrison Ford and my sister married Luke Skywalker) in first and second grade. On the other hand, we always had lots of interesting babysitters–seminary students and friends of my parents–who told really good ghost stories.” ~ Kelly Link
  31. “In many ways, Eulah-Beulah prepared me for literary criticism. After having a two-hundred-pound babysitter fart on your face and yell Pow!, The Village Voice holds few terrors.” ~ Stephen King
  32. “I would rather be a babysitter than a nursemaid” ~ Ivana Trump

  33. “I first became a vegetarian when I was nine, in response to an argument made by a radical babysitter. My great change – which lasted a couple of weeks – was based on the very simple instinct that it’s wrong to kill animals for food.” ~ Jonathan Safran Foer
  34. “Africa is like a child that immediately cries for its babysitter when something goes wrong. Africa should stand on its own two feet.” ~ James Shikwati
  35. “When I was a baby, my mom used to have a dance school, and she used to teach classes there. We didn’t have money for a babysitter, so she always brought me with her to the dancing school. Back then, I was already watching and listening to Michael Jackson for a long time.” ~ Afrojack
  36. “I grew up not understanding what was true and what was not true. It gave me a sense of unreality. I was told that this man [mom’s lover] was not my mother’s lover – when he was. I was told he was there as a male babysitter for my brother so that he would learn sports and other manly things.” ~ Carly Simon
  37. “We’re in an era where they’ve sanitized home life in movies to such a degree that there is a certain home life that might be true if you have two perfect parents, and a nanny, and a couple babysitters, and support, and lots of money, and there’s no strain at home, or whatever. But for most people, there’s strain, you know? There’s a lot of pressure, things can’t be perfect, parents can’t be perfect all the time. There’s a divorce, there’s money issues, whatever. People work, so you don’t always have these vast reserves of patience every time your kid goes crazy.” ~ Dave Eggers
  38. “Don’t let TV be a babysitter!!!!” ~ Nick Morgan

  39. “In advertisements for your favorite products, are women denigrated or objectified in some way? All of that is important. I would rewrite my kids’ books, I would write it in the books for the babysitter!” ~ Geena Davis
  40. “Though people could, in principle, cross national borders to reach places where their work is more highly rewarded, they are in fact prevented from doing so. As a result, huge differences also persist in the price of labor, as you can see when you get a haircut in rural India or hire a driver or babysitter in Bolivia. You can easily buy such services at one-fiftieth the price you would pay in London, Hamburg or Manhattan.” ~ Thomas Pogge
  41. “When I grew up, we had no babysitters and nobody every observed us. People don’t parent like that today. They’re very hands-on; kids are constantly being supervised.” ~ Brett Morgen
  42. “I was born in Las Vegas and my babysitter was a female Elvis Presley impersonator. My first memory is being in her arms and she was fully dressed up as Elvis. She was an avid thrift-shopper so I started going to thrift shops when I was very young. You could put something together for no money at all.” ~ Jenny Lewis
  43. “My mouth is a womb. My teeth are my children. My tongue is their babysitter.” ~ Enya

  44. “People are more willing to talk about child abuse. When this whole McMartin thing went down, I was at a dinner party with about eight people, all from different backgrounds and from all over the world. And every single person at that table had had some weird experience as a child. I think everyone has – whether it was with a babysitter or playing doctor, but usually when some older person tries to come in contact with you. It’s amazing how much we block out.” ~ Laura Dern
  45. “We [with Nimai Larson] listened to hardly any music except Hare Krishna music growing up and the occasional Garth Brooks that our babysitter would play for us. From a very early age, we looked at music as mantra-based, very cyclical, and having no linear time.” ~ Taraka Larson
  46. “I was living in Gainesville, Florida, and our babysitter brought over the soundtrack to The Who’s “Tommy” – not the actual record “Tommy”, but the soundtrack to the movie with Elton John and Aretha Franklin. I remember hearing it for the first time and it was so confusing. It was like waves and waves of unknowable and indescribable sound coming out of the stereo.” ~ John Vanderslice
  47. “I would never put a video in front of my kid. While I don’t use videos as a babysitter, they have come in handy on the airplane.” ~ Sheryl Crow

  48. “At times it seems as if you’re a glorified babysitter with these guys, but they’re all really good people. You just want to keep everybody happy. One of the biggest things is to keep the lines of communication open and just to keep everything running as smoothly as possible.” ~ Gerad Adams
  49. “I had a babysitter when I was 12 or younger. I had a big crush on her. She was really spontaneous and fun and loved to make us sing and dance and paint. She was the coolest person in the world. I guess I did have my young love. I did everything to impress her. Everything possible. It was just ridiculous.” ~ Zac Efron
  50. “Ask any woman how she makes it through the day, and she may mention her calendar, her to-do lists, her babysitter. But if you push her on how she really makes it through her day, she will mention her girlfriends.” ~ Anna Quindlen
  51. “Jack was mid-jump when I burst into my room. I snatched his ankle, flipping him horizontal. He crashed down hard to my bed and rolled off onto the floor. And laughed. “Let’s do that again! But this time I’ll jump even higher.” “No! No, you won’t! What are you going here?” He sat up on the floor and shrugged. “I was bored.” “I don’t care! I’m not your babysitter!” His blue eyes twinkled. Honestly, whose eyes actually twinkle? Then his face crumpled, his lower lip jutting out. He blinked his ridiculously long eyelashes at me. “I thought we were friends.” “Oh, knock it off.” ~ Kiersten White
  52. “I suddenly realized that a bunch of my friends needed babysitters and vowed to start screening my calls.” ~ Kim Harrison

  53. “It is a fundamental truth that the responsibilities of motherhood cannot be successfully delegated. No, not to day-care centers, not to schools, not to nurseries, not to babysitters.” ~ Ezra Taft Benson
  54. “We were taught to be dependable, responsible, the top of our classes at school, the most organized and efficient babysitters in town, the very miniature models of our hardworking farmer/nurse mother, a pair of junior Swiss Army knives, born to multitask.” ~ Elizabeth Gilbert
  55. “You can’t get out-fought and out-desired. I don’t want to see that again. I won’t tolerate less than 100 percent desire. I’m their manager, not their babysitter.” ~ Tim Sherwood
  56. “Gabriel: Bethany lacks understanding about the ways of the world. She still has much to learn and that makes her vulnerable.” Beth: “Do you have to make me sound like a full-time babysitting project?” Xavier: “I happen to be an experienced babysitter. I can show you my resume if you’d like.” ~ Alexandra Adornetto
  57. “Hello, inner child, I’m the inner babysitter!” ~ Terry Pratchett

  58. “Leo: “So…giants who can throw mountains. Friendly wolves that will eat us if we show weakness. Evil espresso drinks. Gotcha. Maybe this isn’t the best time to bring up my psycho babysitter.” Piper: “Is that another joke?” ~ Rick Riordan
  59. “When you’re in a movie, they treat you like you’re four years old and give you whatever you want. On some level, it’s really wonderful and gratifying, but on another level, it’s rather disturbing. I’m sure you’ve spoken to movie stars and wondered: How do these people survive without babysitters?” ~ Eric Stoltz
  60. “The desirable virgin is sexy but not sexual. She’s young, white, and skinny. She’s a cheerleader, a babysitter; she’s accessible and eager to please (remember those ethics of passivity!). She’s never a woman of color. SHe’s never a low-income girl or a fat girl. She’s never disabled. “Virgin” is a designation for those who meet a certain standard of what women, especially young women, are supposed to look like. As for how these young women are supposed to act? A blank slate is best.” ~ Jessica Valenti
  61. “I don’t really have time [to babysit my twin cousins]. And, well, I actually have my own babysitter sometimes.” ~ Emma Roberts

  62. “I’ve never worked with an acting coach, but my parents had acting classes and I grew up around them my whole life just because I didn’t have a babysitter.” ~ Blake Lively
  63. “I must speak the truth, even at the risk of being ostracized by my fellow scribblers. In fact, anticipating their rage, I have already applied for a place in the Canada Council’s witness-protection program. This because, much as it pains me to turn on my kind, I fear the time has come to admit that far too many celebrated writers were outrageous liars, philanderers, drunks, druggies, unsuitable babysitters, plagiarists, psychopaths, parasites, cowards, indifferent dads or moms, and bad credit risks.” ~ Mordecai Richler
  64. “I was brought up bilingual, but there came a point where my mom went back to work and I got a white babysitter, so sadly I lost it. Now I can understand Spanish and put words together, but I don’t speak it fluently. I’m ashamed of that.” ~ Michael Trevino
  65. “Teachers have not glorified babysitters with summers off. Their profession fuels all others, and on a normal day that is amazing enough in and of itself.” ~ LZ Granderson

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