A parent who evidently disapproved of corporal punishment wrote the teacher:
Don't hit our Johnny. We never do it at home except in self-defense."
But the Bible says: “He who fails to use a stick hates his son, but he who loves him is careful to discipline
him.” (Pro 13:24 CJB).
“A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone.” - Billy Graham.
“Train up a child in the way he should go - but be sure you go that way yourself.” - Charles Spurgeon.