Babysitter quotes:

  • TV is the best babysitter. -- John Goodman
  • A good film is when the price of the dinner, the theatre admission and the babysitter were worth it. -- Alfred Hitchcock
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • It was not easy for my mother, being a struggling actress and raising a child. We were these two sort 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Vin Diesel had to hire a babysitter. -- Vin Diesel
  • Video games and computers have become babysitters for kids. -- Taylor Kitsch
  • My earliest memory was raping the babysitter when I was 5...she was 15. -- Eminem
  • Leaving us with Eric is like hiring a babysitter who spends his time sharpening knives. -- Veronica Roth
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Light is good company, when alone; I took my comfort where I found it, and the warmest yellow bulb in the living-room lamp had become a kind of radiant babysitter all its own. -- Aimee Bender
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • I'm not a babysitter. -- Adam Lambert
  • I have a six-year-old son and a four-year-old daughter, so I write when they are at school and pre-school, or when I have a babysitter. -- Liane Moriarty
  • Food is a big part of my culture, so everyone knows how to cook. When I came to America and asked a babysitter to softboil an egg for my son and she didn't know how, I was shocked. -- Isabella Rossellini
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • As a child, I lived in Germany at the Ramstein air force base, where my dad sang at a nightclub in Kaiserslautern. My parents couldn't afford a babysitter, so when I was, like, ten or 11, I would go with them to the bar until two in the morning. -- James Mercer
  • I went through a few phases of finding myself: I dabbled in musical theater, chess club, dance troupe, splatter-painting, school mascot (go Wildcats), babysitter, photojournalist, drill team girl, emo kid - and not one of them defined me, but every single one will always play a part in who I am. -- Debby Ryan
  • I spent a lot of time listening to people. But it's also true that I liked details and listening to people when I was a bartender and when I was a waitress and probably when I was a babysitter as well. I suspect that's part of what drew me to psychotherapy rather than the other way around. -- Amy Bloom
  • When I was growing up, if there was a Young Adult section of my town's library, I missed it. I wandered right from 'The Babysitter's Club' over to Stephen King. His books were big and fat and they seemed important. I eventually worked my way through most of the shelf, but 'It' is the one that stuck with me. -- Erin Morgenstern
  • I look young. I heard this said so often that it became irritating. I once worked as a babysitter for a woman who, the first time we met, said she didn't want somebody in high school. I was 22. Later, I realised that in certain places being female and looking 'young' meant it was more difficult to be taken seriously, so I turned to make-up. -- Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  • Benadryl - the seven-dollar babysitter. -- Christopher Titus
  • Don't let TV be a babysitter!!!! -- Nick Morgan
  • Hello, inner child, I'm the inner babysitter! -- Terry Pratchett
  • I would rather be a babysitter than a nursemaid -- Ivana Trump
  • Bribes and boy bands. That's all you need to be a babysitter. -- Mindy Kaling
  • If television's a babysitter, the Internet is a drunk librarian who won't shut up. -- Dorothy Gambrell
  • My mouth is a womb. My teeth are my children. My tongue is their babysitter. -- Enya
  • It is a little ironic that one thing a babysitter should not do is sit on a baby. -- Demetri Martin
  • I don't really have time [to babysit my twin cousins]. And, well, I actually have my own babysitter sometimes. -- Emma Roberts
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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