"I grew up with no money. My kids will grow up with a lot of money and so it's really important to me, and it will always be a part of my parenting, to keep them conscientious and connected socially to other people."
"To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one's family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one's own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him."Ryan Phillippe on Buddha
"A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone."Ryan Phillippe on Billy Graham
"We never know the love of a parent till we become parents ourselves."Ryan Phillippe on Henry Ward Beecher
"I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father's protection."Ryan Phillippe on Sigmund Freud
"Even as kids reach adolescence, they need more than ever for us to watch over them. Adolescence is not about letting go. It's about hanging on during a very bumpy ride."Ryan Phillippe on Ron Taffel
"Home life's great, man. The kids are great, happy and healthy. I've reached this sort of wonderful precipice."