Best Quotes about Children
You know children are growing up when they start asking questions that have answers.
Better a snotty child than his nose wiped off.
There is no finer investment for any community than putting milk into babies.
Families with babies and families without babies are sorry for each other.
Howe, Edgar Watson
Children are completely egoistic; they feel their needs intensely and strive ruthlessly to satisfy them.
The best way to keep children at home is to make the home a pleasant atmosphere and let the air out of the tires.
We worry about what a child will be tomorrow, yet we forget that he is someone today.
It needs courage to let our children go, but we are trustees and stewards and have to hand them back to life--to God. As the old saying puts it: What I gave I have. We have to love them and lose them.
Behold the child, by nature's kindly law, pleased with a rattle, tickled with a straw.
The wildest colts make the best horses.
Learning to dislike children at an early age saves a lot of expense and aggravation later in life.
Children seldom have a proper sense of their own tragedy, discounting and keeping hidden the true horrors of their short lives, humbly imagining real calamity to be some prestigious drama of the grown-up world.
If we had paid no more attention to our plants than we have to our children, we would now be living in a jungle of weed.
The child is the father of the man.
We in the West do not refrain from childbirth because we are concerned about the population explosion or because we feel we cannot afford children, but because we do not like children.
A child learns to discard his ideals, whereas a grown-up never wears out his short pants.
Children might or might not be a blessing, but to create them and then fail them was surely damnation.
Lois McMaster Bujold
A child of five would understand this. Send someone to fetch a child of five.
In great countries, children are always trying to remain children, and the parents want to make them into adults. In vile countries, the children are always wanting to be adults and the parents want to keep them children.
Children aren't happy with nothing to ignore, and that's what parents were created for.
A happy childhood has spoiled many a promising life.
Anyone who uses the phrase'easy as taking candy from a baby'has never tried taking candy from a baby.
Our children will not survive our habits of thinking, our failures of the spirit, our wreck of the universe into which we bring new life as blithely as we do. Mostly, our children will resemble our own misery and spite and anger, because we give them no choice about it. In the name of motherhood and fatherhood and education and good manners, we threaten and suffocate and bind and ensnare and bribe and trick children into wholesale emulation of our ways.
Kids are wonderful, but I like mine barbecued.
There was a time when we expected nothing of our children but obedience, as opposed to the present, when we expect everything of them but obedience.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
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
Children are the only form of immortality that we can be sure of.
Youth isn't always all it's touted to be.
Never have children, only grand children.
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.
Viewing the child solely as an immature person is a way of escaping comforting him.
Little girl's definition of conscience: Something that makes you tell your mother before your brother or sister does.
Never raise your hand to your children; it leaves your midsection unprotected.
If you want to see what children can do, you must stop giving them things.
Instead of needing lots of children, we need high-quality children.
Children always turn to the light.
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.
It goes without saying that you should never have more children than you have car windows.
We've had bad luck with our kids -- they've all grown up.
There is not so much comfort in having children as there is sorrow in parting with them.
Children are given to us to discourage our better emotions.
Children are our most valuable natural resource.
Hoover, Herbert Clark
It takes three to make a child.
Cummings, E.E. (Edward. E.)
As much as I converse with sages and heroes, they have very little of my love and admiration. I long for rural and domestic scene, for the warbling of birds and the prattling of my children
Children in a family are like flowers in a bouquet: there's always one determined to face in an opposite direction from the way the arranger desires.
The distinctive character of a child is to always live in the tangible present.
If you can give your son or daughter only one gift, let it be enthusiasm.
A rich child often sits in a poor mothers lap.
Give me four years to teach the children and the seed I have sown will never be uprooted.
Lenin, Vladimir Ilyich
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