Best Quotes about Children
It might sound a paradoxical thing to say --for surely never has a generation of children occupied more sheer hours of parental time --but the truth is that we neglected you. We allowed you a charade of trivial freedoms in order to avoid making those impositions on you that are in the end both the training ground and proving ground for true independence. We pronounced you strong when you were still weak in order to avoid the struggles with you that would have fed your true strength. We proclaimed you sound when you were foolish in order to avoid taking part in the long, slow, slogging effort that is the only route to genuine maturity of mind and feeling. Thus, it was no small anomaly of your growing up that while you were the most indulged generation, you were also in many ways the most abandoned to your own meager devices by those into whose safe-keeping you had been given.
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.
Children need love, especially when they don't deserve it.
Facing a mirror you see merely your own countenance; facing your child you finally understand how everyone else has seen you.
The best way to keep children home is to make the home atmosphere pleasant--and let the air out of the tires.
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.
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
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.
With children... it is a fact that most parents criticize children more than they laud or congratulate them. We tend to be quick to criticize, slow to praise. We should be careful to keep the praise and the expectations far ahead of the criticism.
Children also have artistic ability, and there is wisdom in there having it! The more helpless they are, the more instructive are the examples they furnish us; and they must be preserved free of corruption from an early age.
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.
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.
It is not a bad thing that children should occasionally, and politely, put parents in their place.
Colette, Sidonie Gabrielle
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.
He continued to be an infant long after he ceased to be a prodigy.
Level with your child by being honest. Nobody spots a phony quicker than a child.
That's the funny thing about havin'a kid. They come with their own set of problems; make everything else you were worried about seem kinda silly.
Too often when give children answers to remember rather than problems to solve.
What the vast majority of American children needs is to stop being pampered, stop being indulged, stop being chauffeured, stop being catered to. In the final analysis it is not what you do for your children but what you have taught them to do for themselves that will make them successful human beings.
Adults find pleasure in deceiving a child. They consider it necessary, but they also enjoy it. The children very quickly figure it out and then practice deception themselves.
You know children are growing up when they start asking questions that have answers.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
Kennedy, John F.
If you raise your children to feel that they can accomplish any goal or task they decide upon, you will have succeeded as a parent and you will have given your children the greatest of all blessings.
Children are completely egoistic; they feel their needs intensely and strive ruthlessly to satisfy them.
It were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and he cast into the sea, than that he should offend one of these little ones. [Luke 17:2]
Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.
If you have a great passion it seems that the logical thing is to see the fruit of it, and the fruit are children.
Kids are wonderful, but I like mine barbecued.
You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance.
Jones, Franklin P.
A three year old child is a being who gets almost as much fun out of a fifty-six dollar set of swings as it does out of finding a small green worm.
We inevitably doom our children to failure and frustration when we try to set their goals for them.
Lair, Dr. Jess
The best way for a man to train up a child in the way he should go is to travel that way himself.
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.
Our children change us... whether they live or not.
Lois McMaster Bujold
A child learns to discard his ideals, whereas a grown-up never wears out his short pants.
My mother loved children -- she would have given anything if I had been one.
The best way to make children good is to make them happy.
Childhood sometimes does pay a second visit to man; youth never.
Ask your child what he wants for dinner only if he's buying.
Pretty much all the honest truth telling there is in the world is done by children.
Holmes, Oliver Wendell
It's fun being a kid.
Angier, Bradford Arthur
The reason grandparents and grandchildren get along so well is that they have a common enemy.
Viewing the child solely as an immature person is a way of escaping comforting him.
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
Kids use to ask where they came from, now they tell you where to go
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.
When you put faith, hope and love together, you can raise positive kids in a negative world.
Children are the keys of paradise.
Stoddard, Richard Henry
It takes three to make a child.
Cummings, E.E. (Edward. E.)
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