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Even though your kids will consistently do the exact opposite of what you're telling them to do, you have to keep loving them just as much.
- Cosby, Bill
Children Motivational Quotes



Best Quotes about Children

1.
Ah! what would the world be to us If the children were no more? We should dread the desert behind us Worse than the dark before.
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth

2.
Wen I was a child, I spoke as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man I put away my childish things. [I Corinthians]
Bible

3.
The best way to keep children at home is to make the home a pleasant atmosphere and let the air out of the tires.
Parker, Dorothy

4.
Children are not casual guests in our home. They have been loaned to us temporarily for the purpose of loving them and instilling a foundation of values on which their future lives will be built.
Dobson, Dr. James C.

5.
Never have children, only grand children.
Vidal, Gore

6.
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.
Campbell, Beatrix

7.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
Kennedy, John F.

8.
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.
Cox, Marcelene

9.
The reason grandparents and grandchildren get along so well is that they have a common enemy.
Sam Levenson

10.
My mother loved children -- she would have given anything if I had been one.
Groucho Marx

11.
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.
Ruskin, John

12.
It's fun being a kid.
Angier, Bradford Arthur

13.
Adults are obsolete children.
Seuss, Dr.

14.
The potential possibilities of any child are the most intriguing and stimulating in all creation.
Wilbur, Ray L.

15.
When you put faith, hope and love together, you can raise positive kids in a negative world.
Ziglar, Zig

16.
Children suck the mother when they are young and the father when they are old.
Proverb, English

17.
The distinctive character of a child is to always live in the tangible present.
Ruskin, John

18.
We've had bad luck with our kids -- they've all grown up.
Morley, Christopher

19.
Ask your child what he wants for dinner only if he's buying.
Fran Lebowitz

20.
Winning children (who appear so guileless) are children who have discovered how effective charm and modesty and a delicately calculated spontaneity are in winning what they want.
Wilder, Thornton

21.
Birds in their little nest agree; and 'Tis a shameful sight, when children of one family fall out, and chide, and fight.
Watts, Isaac

22.
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.
Friedan, Betty

23.
The child is the father of the man.
Wordsworth, William

24.
The countenances of children, like those of animals, are masks, not faces, for they have not yet developed a significant profile of their own.
Auden, W. H.

25.
Families with babies and families without babies are sorry for each other.
Howe, Edgar Watson

26.
Of all the needs (there are none imaginary) a lonely child has, the one that must be satisfied, if there is going to be hope and a hope of wholeness, is the unshaken need for an unshakable God.
Angelou, Maya

27.
Don't limit a child to your own learning, for he was born in another time.
Rabbinical Saying

28.
Do not handicap your children by making their lives easy.
Long, Lazarus

29.
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.
Updike, John

30.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
Montessori, Maria

31.
Kids use to ask where they came from, now they tell you where to go

32.
How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is to have a thankless child.
Shakespeare, William

33.
There are few successful adults who were not first successful children.
Chase, Alexander

34.
Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.
Baldwin, James

35.
Behold the child, by nature's kindly law, pleased with a rattle, tickled with a straw.
Pope, Alexander

36.
A happy childhood has spoiled many a promising life.
Robertson Davies

37.
What's more enchanting than the voices of young people, when you can't hear what they say?
Smith, Logan Pearsall

38.
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
Adams, John

39.
The wildest colts make the best horses.
Plutarch

40.
What is a neglected child? He is a child not planned for, not wanted. Neglect begins, therefore, before he is born.
Buck, Pearl S.

41.
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.
Rutherford, Samuel

42.
There is no sinner like a young saint.
Behn, Aphra

43.
Our children change us... whether they live or not.
Lois McMaster Bujold

44.
If you have a great passion it seems that the logical thing is to see the fruit of it, and the fruit are children.
Polanski, Roman

45.
When children are doing nothing, they are doing mischief.
Fielding, Henry

46.
Children need love, especially when they don't deserve it.
Hulbert, Harold

47.
All my life through, the new sights of Nature made me rejoice like a child.
Curie, Madame Marie

48.
There are few places outside his own play where a child can contribute to the world in which he finds himself. His world: dominated by adults who tell him what to do and when to do it --benevolent tyrants who dispense gifts to their good subjects and punishment to their bad ones, who are amused at the cleverness of children and annoyed by their stupidities.
Spolin, Viola

49.
Ignorance... is a painless evil; so, I should think, is dirt, considering the merry faces that go along with it.
Eliot, George

50.
A child is not a salmon mousse. A child is a temporarily disabled and stunted version of a larger person, whom you will someday know. Your job is to help them overcome the disabilities associated with their size and inexperience so that they get on with being that larger person.
Ehrenreich, Barbara


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