Best Quotes about Children
Children are apt to live up to what you believe of them.
Johnson, Lady Bird
All my life through, the new sights of Nature made me rejoice like a child.
Curie, Madame Marie
Even a minor event in the life of a child is an event of that child's world and thus a world event.
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
What you don't know takes a lot of explaining to the children.
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.
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.
The distinctive character of a child is to always live in the tangible present.
Each child is an adventure into a better life --an opportunity to change the old pattern and make it new.
Humphrey, Hubert H.
If you want to see what children can do, you must stop giving them things.
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 little less worry over the child and a bit more concern about the world we make for the child to live in.
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.
The best way to keep children home is to make the home atmosphere pleasant--and let the air out of the tires.
How little is the promise of the child fulfilled in the man.
Children aren't happy with nothing to ignore, and that's what parents were created for.
The test of the morality of a society is what it does for its children.
D'you call life a bad job? Never! We've had our ups and downs, we've had our struggles, we've always been poor, but it's been worth it, ay, worth it a hundred times I say when I look round at my children.
W. Somerset Maugham
We worry about what a child will be tomorrow, yet we forget that he is someone today.
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.
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]
Viewing the child solely as an immature person is a way of escaping comforting him.
I take my children everywhere, but they always find their way back home.
Give me four years to teach the children and the seed I have sown will never be uprooted.
Lenin, Vladimir Ilyich
What is a neglected child? He is a child not planned for, not wanted. Neglect begins, therefore, before he is born.
Buck, Pearl S.
We cannot fashion our children after our desires, we must have them and love them as God has given them to us.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von
Childhood sometimes does pay a second visit to man; youth never.
You should study not only that you become a mother when your child is born, but also that you become a child.
Pretty much all the honest truth telling there is in the world is done by children.
Holmes, Oliver Wendell
Children are a great comfort to us in our old age, and they help us reach it faster too.
Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
Alas! regardless of their doom, the little victims play! No sense have they of ills to come nor care beyond today.
Children need love, especially when they don't deserve it.
It takes three to make a child.
Cummings, E.E. (Edward. E.)
Children are given to us to discourage our better emotions.
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.
My children cause me the most exquisite suffering of which I have any experience. It is the suffering of ambivalence: the murderous alternation between bitter resentment and raw-edged nerves, and blissful gratification and tenderness. Sometimes I seem to myself, in my feelings toward these tiny guiltless beings, a monster of selfishness and intolerance.
Children are the only form of immortality that we can be sure of.
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.
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.
It is not giving children more that spoils them; it is giving them more to avoid confrontation.
A happy childhood has spoiled many a promising life.
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
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.
You see much more of your children once they leave home.
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.
Too many parents are not on spanking terms with their children.
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.
A child is fed with milk and praise.
There's no point in being grown up if you cant be childish sometimes.
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