65 Upbringing Quotes On Success In Life

These upbringing quotes will inspire you. Upbringing is early training; especially: a particular way of bringing up a child or the treatment and instruction received by a child from its parents throughout its childhood.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging upbringing quotes, upbringing sayings, and upbringing proverbs.

Best Upbringing Quotes

  1. “Everything depends on upbringing.” ~ Leo Tolstoy
  2. “A good upbringing means not that you won’t spill sauce on the tablecloth, but that you won’t notice it when someone else does.” ~ Anton Chekhov
  3. “Wrong education and upbringing produces ugly personalities, whereas a fine upbringing and good education will bring forth superior sense and feeling, as well as nobility and purity of mind.” ~ Shinichi Suzuki
  4. “Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person’s character lies in their own hands.” ~ Anne Frank
  5. “A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone.” ~ Billy Graham

  6. “The world is shaped by different people with certain personalities that come out of different upbringings.” ~ Ralph Nader
  7. “If we are worried about the future, then we must look today at the upbringing of children.” ~ Gordon B. Hinckley
  8. “All men and women are born, live, suffer and die; what distinguishes us one from another is our dreams, whether they be dreams about worldly or unworldly things, and what we do to make them come about… We do not choose to be born. We do not choose our parents. We do not choose our historical epoch, the country of our birth, or the immediate circumstances of our upbringing. We do not, most of us, choose to die; nor do we choose the time and conditions of our death. But within this realm of choicelessness, we do choose how we live.” ~ Joseph Epstein
  9. “The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike than those who think differently.” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche
  10. “The best gift from a father to his child is Education and Upbringing.” ~ Muhammad

  11. “I became alienated from this religious upbringing, and started making music. I wanted to be a big star. All those things I saw in the films and on the media took hold of me, and perhaps I thought this was my god: the goal of making money.” ~ Cat Stevens
  12. “I had a really wonderful upbringing. We were a tight family. It was wonderful to grow up with so many siblings. We were all just a year or two apart, and we were always so supportive of each other. I learned everything from my older brother and sister and taught it to my younger sisters.” ~ Joaquin Phoenix , Family upbringing quotes
  13. “Knowledge has outstripped character development, and the young today are given an education rather than an upbringing.” ~ Ilya Ehrenburg
  14. “My parents gave me a strict upbringing, which at times has caused me to suffer distress but today I am grateful to them for it.” ~ Brigitte Bardot
  15. “Sometimes we succeed because of our upbringing, sometimes we do so in spite of it.” ~ Lois Greiman

  16. “If parents pass enthusiasm along to their children, they will leave them an estate of incalculable value.” ~ Thomas A. Edison
  17. “The mind is everything. If you don’t believe you can do something then you can’t. If you believe that your upbringing was substandard and therefore you have to walk around as a refugee from that crisis situation for the rest of your life, forever bearing the burden of that experience then that will be YOUR life.” ~ Kai Greene
  18. “You have to utilize who you are in your work. Nobody else can do that: nobody else can pull from your background, from your parents, your upbringing, your whole life experience.” ~ David Carson
  19. “I’d the upbringing a nun would envy. Until I was fifteen I was more familiar with Africa than my own body.” ~ Joe Orton
  20. “Refrain from throwing your bicycle in public. It shows poor upbringing” ~ Jacquie Phelan

  21. “When you have a solid upbringing and a strong sense of place, that sustains you. My sense of home never leaves me.” ~ Lyle Lovett
  22. “My upbringing in Canada made me the person I am. I will always be proud to be a Canadian.” ~ Jim Carrey
  23. “My whole life, when I was growing up, not one race has ever accepted me, … So I never felt connected or attached to any race specifically. I had a very American upbringing, I feel American, and I don’t speak Spanish. So, to say that I’m a Latin actress, OK, but it’s not fitting; it would be insincere.” ~ Jessica Alba
  24. “Capitalism, Socialism, Fascism, Communism, the Free-Market …. What good are these approaches for? These attempts are made by men who are cerebral insufficient. I’m trying to give you back your brain, which they took away from you in schools and in your upbringing. I’m trying to show you how the world works. So if you want a better world, you have to get up off your ass and make it better” ~ Jacque Fresco
  25. “I was fortunate enough to have an upbringing that made me more accepting of who I am.” ~ Peter Dinklage

  26. “I suppose for whatever reason I actively welcome being put down, something which perhaps goes back to my upbringing – that accusation of not being worthy which could be laid at one’s door.” ~ Paul Muldoon
  27. “As is said about most writers: on the one hand all I ever did from when I was a child was read, and I was a loner, which was furthered by my parents and my upbringing.” ~ Elfriede Jelinek , Child upbringing quotes
  28. “There’s a part in every person that has a fake self. We’ve had this since infancy due to our parents and our upbringing.” ~ Benjamin Clementine
  29. “As a young man, every bone in my body wanted to pick up a machine gun and kill Germans. And yet I had absolutely no reason to do so. Certainly nobody invited me to do the job. But that’s what I felt that I was trained to do. Now no part of my upbringing was militaristic.” ~ Pete Townshend
  30. “To bring up a child in the way he should go, travel that way yourself once in a while.” ~ Josh Billings

  31. “I had a Christian upbringing – it was all about sin and guilt. I was very happy just kissing people. I was like the make-out queen – not even second base.” ~ Mira Sorvino
  32. “Give me a dozen healthy infants, well-formed, and my own specified world to bring them up in and I’ll guarantee to take any one at random and train him to become any type of specialist I might select–doctor, lawyer, artist, merchant-chief, and, yes, even beggarman and thief, regardless of his talents, penchants, tendencies, abilities, vocations, and race of his ancestors. I am going beyond my facts and I admit it, but so have the advocates of the contrary and they have been doing it for many thousands of years.” ~ John B. Watson
  33. “Young children are unlikely to have their self-esteem strengthened from excessive praise or flattery. On the contrary, it may raise some doubts in children; many children can see through flattery and may even dismiss an adult who heaps on praise as a poor source of support-one who is not very believable.” ~ Lilian Katz
  34. “The materialist doctrine that men are products of circumstances and upbringing, and that, therefore, changed men are products of other circumstances and changed upbrinding, forgets that it is men that change circumstances and that the educator himself needs educating.” ~ Karl Marx
  35. “Being polite to a person is not a sign of respect for them. It is merely a sign of a good upbringing and a balanced nature.” ~ Brandon Sanderson

  36. “The thing that attracts people to “The Sopranos” is the family element. It shows that America still has a longing for that traditional upbringing.” ~ Christine O’Donnell
  37. “Me, when I’m utterly exhausted by it all, when my skin breaks out, on those lonely evenings when I call my friends again and again and nobody’s home, then I despise my own life – my birth, my upbringing, everything.” ~ Banana Yoshimoto
  38. “Before puberty the child’s personality has not yet formed and it is easier to guide its life and make it acquire specific habits of order, discipline, and work.” ~ Antonio Gramsci
  39. “Yes, though I have nothing but gratitude for my upbringing in the church.” ~ John McGahern
  40. “I had a gypsy upbringing, so I moved around all over the place and can’t remember a street I grew up on.” ~ Vanessa Hudgens

  41. “I grew up just outside of Austin, and my upbringing was fairly rural.” ~ Amber Heard
  42. “Perhaps the itinerant upbringing my brothers and I had has something to do with my continued interest in perspectives different from my own.” ~ Viggo Mortensen
  43. “Between the two [parents], it was a really unique upbringing, I think, especially for where I was from.” ~ Mahershala Ali
  44. “They have taken the care and upbringing of children out of the hands of parents, where it belongs, and thrown it upon a gang of irresponsible and unintelligent quacks.” ~ H. L. Mencken , Parents upbringing quotes
  45. “Exercise is great for endorphins, and I come from a very outdoorsy upbringing, so that means a lot to me.” ~ Rose McIver

  46. “When you start paying attention to diversity, you notice it (and notice its absence!). And based on the culture of your upbringing and the culture of your organization, you may or may not be primed to think consciously about innovation.” ~ David Livermore
  47. “If you have a problem at that level where there is hatred, prejudice, and anger, that has nothing to do with the other person. What is wrong with you that you are feeling that way? Look at yourself. Quite often it is their upbringing or their parent’s problems. You got to get free. At some point you have to take responsibility for your actions.” ~ KT Tunstall
  48. “The same ones who brought the children physically in the world have the natural obligation binding in the natural law to provide for the mental, moral and social upbringing of their offspring.” ~ John Hardon
  49. “You have to realise that I am the third out of six children, and I am raised with very strong core values and a very strong upbringing. I always put myself in other people’s shoes.” ~ Angela Ahrendts
  50. “A bicultural upbringing is a rich but imperfect thing” ~ Jhumpa Lahiri

  51. “Now I can look back and say I actually like the upbringing I had and my father was very attentive and a great educator.” ~ Anthony Kiedis
  52. “I had a very modest upbringing.” ~ Balthazar Getty
  53. “What I took back, because of my exposure to the Jewish music of the 30s and the 40s in my upbringing with my father, was that kind of theatrical songwriting. It was always a part of my character. This desire to make people laugh…Songwriting is best. It’s the hardest-finest-tightest. It also requires the most discipline.” ~ Pete Townshend
  54. “The beauty in the story is at one with suffering. That is also part of our upbringing – we don’t think there could be beauty otherwise. Beauty is the result of having been through an experience all the way through to the end – therefore it has a poignancy. Beauty that is singular always comes from following an experience to the point where you can go no further.” ~ Joan Chen
  55. “I grew up incredibly poor and went to school and had a very average upbringing.” ~ Mila Kunis

  56. “My father rebelled ferociously against his conservative upbringing where his father physically abused him.” ~ Anthony Kiedis
  57. “I wanted to be a visual artist because I grew up around a lot of painters and photographers and had a very artistic upbringing. And I fantasized about being a drug-dealer when I was a kid. I thought it would be a good opportunity; I knew that the market would be strong. Is that bizarre?” ~ Jared Leto
  58. “I think the ultimate challenge is to have some kind of style and grace, even though you haven’t got money, or standing in society, or formal education. I had a very middle, lower-middle class sort of upbringing, but I identify with people who’ve had, at some point in their lives to struggle to survive. It adds another color to your character.” ~ Madonna Ciccone
  59. “Creativity does not depend on inherited talent or on environment or upbringing; it is the function of the ego of every human being.” ~ Silvano Arieti
  60. “I had a strong, really good upbringing, not puritanical” ~ Tom Selleck

  61. “You do need parental guidance and I was in a great position with both my mum and dad. They split when I was a baby but even though I stayed with my mom they were both very much involved in my upbringing.” ~ Leonardo DiCaprio
  62. “I had that upbringing. Of watching ‘Bonanza,’ watching ‘Hee Haw,’ which both black and white would watch. I rode horses. I did gun spinning as a kid. I do these things.” ~ Jamie Foxx
  63. “Compared to people in Africa, I think we’ve all had privileged upbringings.” ~ Julian Casablancas

  64. “My mum was too busy raising four of us to encourage my hopes. But I’m glad I had the upbringing I did. It made me a worrier and a thoughtful, curious person.” ~ Ellie Goulding
  65. “I don’t like crying. I’m a country boy, and we’re the product of our upbringing. As a boy, I was told that men don’t cry.” ~ Andrea Bocelli

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