It must be universal Wisdom. As I go down the list it sounds so
Wonder if my daughter agrees with me?
To Value A Job Well Done
"If you're going to kill each other, do it outside. I just finished cleaning."
"If you don't straighten up, I'm going to knock you into the middle of next week!"
"Because I said so, that's why."
"Make sure you wear clean underwear, in case you're in an accident."
"Keep crying and I'll give you something to cry about."
"Shut your mouth and eat your supper."
"You'll sit there until all that spinach is gone."
"This room of yours looks as if a tornado went through it."
"If I told you once, I've told you a million times. Don't exaggerate!"
Circle Of Life
"I brought you into this world, and I can take you out."
"Stop acting like your father!"
"There are millions of less fortunate children in this world who don't have wonderful parents like you do."
"Just wait until we get home."
"You are going to get it when you get home!"
"If you don't stop crossing your eyes, they are going to freeze that way."
How To Become An Adult
"If you don't eat your vegetables, you'll never grow up."
"You better pray that will come out of the carpet."
"You're just like your father."
"When you get to be my age, you'll understand."
"One day you'll have kids, and I hope they turn out just like you"
"Put your sweater on; don't you think I know when you are cold?"
"When that lawn mower cuts off your toes, don't come running to me."