Best Quotes about Children
Children are poor men's riches.
Kids use to ask where they came from, now they tell you where to go
I would be the most content if my children grew up to be the kind of people who think decorating consists mostly of building enough bookshelves.
Children are given to us to discourage our better emotions.
We must teach our children to dream with their eyes open.
Learning to dislike children at an early age saves a lot of expense and aggravation later in life.
A society in which adults are estranged from the world of children, and often from their own childhood, tends to hear children's speech only as a foreign language, or as a lie. Children have been treated. as congenital fibbers, fakers and fantasisers.
It is not giving children more that spoils them; it is giving them more to avoid confrontation.
Children are our most valuable natural resource.
Hoover, Herbert Clark
To rescue our children we will have to let them save us from the power we embody: we will have to trust the very difference that they forever personify. And we will have to allow them the choice, without fear of death: that they may come and do likewise or that they may come and that we will follow them, that a little child will lead us back to the child we will always be, vulnerable and wanting and hurting for love and for beauty.
You see much more of your children once they leave home.
It takes three to make a child.
Cummings, E.E. (Edward. E.)
You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance.
Jones, Franklin P.
Alas! regardless of their doom, the little victims play! No sense have they of ills to come nor care beyond today.
Foolishness is bound in the heart of a child; but the rod of correction shall drive it far from him. [Proverbs 22:15]
Children and drunks always speak the truth.
Behold the child, by nature's kindly law, pleased with a rattle, tickled with a straw.
The best way to keep children home is to make the home atmosphere pleasant--and let the air out of the tires.
Facing a mirror you see merely your own countenance; facing your child you finally understand how everyone else has seen you.
You know children are growing up when they start asking questions that have answers.
She discovered with great delight that one does not love one's children just because they are one's children but because of the friendship formed while raising them.
Marquez, Gabriel Garcia
A child is a beam of sunlight from the Infinite and Eternal, with possibilities of virtue and vice- but as yet unstained.
A child learns to discard his ideals, whereas a grown-up never wears out his short pants.
Those who have lost an infant are never, in a way, without an infant.
Americans, indeed, often seem to be so overwhelmed by their children that they'll do anything for them except stay married to the co-producer.
In all our efforts to provide advantages we have actually produced the busiest, most competitive, highly pressured, and over-organized generation of youngsters in our history.
Shan, Eda J. Le
The best way for a man to train up a child in the way he should go is to travel that way himself.
Children are curious and are risk takers. They have lots of courage. They venture out into a world that is immense and dangerous. A child initially trusts life and the processes of life.
There is no finer investment for any community than putting milk into babies.
For success in training children the first condition is to become as a child oneself, but this means no assumed childishness, no condescending baby-talk that the child immediately sees through and deeply abhors. What it does mean is to be as entirely and simply taken up with the child as the child himself is absorbed by his life.
Children are the only form of immortality that we can be sure of.
Few parents nowadays pay any regard to what their children say to them. The old-fashioned respect for the young is fast dying out.
Discipline is a symbol of caring to a child. He needs guidance. If there is love, there is no such thing as being too tough with a child. A parent must also not be afraid to hang himself. If you have never been hated by your child, you have never been a parent.
For truly it is to be noted, that children's plays are not sports, and should be deemed as their most serious actions.
Montaigne, Michel Eyquem De
Families with babies and families without babies are sorry for each other.
Howe, Edgar Watson
Too often when give children answers to remember rather than problems to solve.
Let your children be as so many flowers, borrowed from God. If the flowers die or wither, thank God for a summer loan of them.
Strange new problems are being reported in the growing generations of children whose mothers were always there, driving them around, helping them with their homework --an inability to endure pain or discipline or pursue any self-sustained goal of any sort, a devastating boredom with life.
If men do not keep on speaking terms with children, they cease to be men, and become merely machines for eating and for earning money.
Children aren't happy with nothing to ignore, and that's what parents were created for.
Children are living jewels dropped unsustained from heaven.
For unflagging interest and enjoyment, a household of children, if things go reasonably well, certainly all other forms of success and achievement lose their importance by comparison.
I must take issue with the term'a mere child,'for it has been my invariable experience that the company of a mere child is infinitely preferable to that of a mere adult.
Children always turn to the light.
There is a sanctity involved with bringing a child into this world: it is better than bombing one out of it.
The planting of trees in the least self-centered of all that we can do. It is a purer act of faith than the procreation of children.
It is amazing how quickly the kids learn to drive a car, yet are unable to understand the lawnmower, snow-blower, or vacuum cleaner.
Little girl's definition of conscience: Something that makes you tell your mother before your brother or sister does.
Youth isn't always all it's touted to be.
I have been assured by a very knowing American of my acquaintance in London, that a young healthy child, well nursed, is at a year old, a most delicious, nourishing, and wholesome food, whether stewed, roasted, baked, or boiled; and I make no doubt that it will equally serve in a fricassee, or a ragout.
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