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Never have children, only grandchildren.
- Gore Vidal
Children Motivational Quotes



Best Quotes about Children

1.
We worry about what a child will be tomorrow, yet we forget that he is someone today.
Tauscher, Stacia

2.
Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.
Baldwin, James

3.
Little girl's definition of conscience: Something that makes you tell your mother before your brother or sister does.

4.
How little is the promise of the child fulfilled in the man.
Ovid

5.
Before I got married, I had six theories about bringing up children. Now I have six children and no theories.
Wilmot, John

6.
We've had bad luck with our kids -- they've all grown up.
Morley, Christopher

7.
It is not giving children more that spoils them; it is giving them more to avoid confrontation.
John Gray

8.
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.
Roosevelt, Theodore

9.
Children suck the mother when they are young and the father when they are old.
Proverb, English

10.
Every child is an artist. The problem is to remain an artist once they grow up.
Picasso, Pablo

11.
The best way to keep children home is to make the home atmosphere pleasant--and let the air out of the tires.
Dorothy Parker

12.
Children are poor men's riches.
Ray, John

13.
Children might or might not be a blessing, but to create them and then fail them was surely damnation.
Lois McMaster Bujold

14.
For many children, joy comes as the result of mining something unique and wondrous about themselves from some inner shaft.
Cottle, Thomas J.

15.
Grown-ups never understand anything for themselves, and it is tiresome for children to be always and forever explaining things to them.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery

16.
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.
Swift, Jonathan

17.
Never raise your hand to your children; it leaves your midsection unprotected.
Robert Orben

18.
Too many parents are not on spanking terms with their children.

19.
People who get nostalgic about childhood were obviously never children.
Bill Watterson

20.
Childhood sometimes does pay a second visit to man; youth never.
Jameson, Anna

21.
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

22.
Your children will see what you're all about by what you live rather than what you say.
Dyer, Wayne

23.
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.
Greer, Germaine

24.
Pretty much all the honest truth telling there is in the world is done by children.
Holmes, Oliver Wendell

25.
Anyone who uses the phrase'easy as taking candy from a baby'has never tried taking candy from a baby.

26.
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

27.
Level with your child by being honest. Nobody spots a phony quicker than a child.
Mary MacCracken

28.
Children are given to us to discourage our better emotions.
Saki

29.
If your parents never had children, chances are you won't, either.
Dick Cavett

30.
We inevitably doom our children to failure and frustration when we try to set their goals for them.
Lair, Dr. Jess

31.
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

32.
Children always turn to the light.
Hare, David

33.
Children and drunks always speak the truth.
Proverb

34.
One can love a child, perhaps, more deeply than one can love another adult, but it is rash to assume that the child feels any love in return.
Orwell, George

35.
How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is To have a thankless child!
William Shakespeare

36.
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.
Jordan, June

37.
Childhood is the sleep of reason.
Rousseau, Jean Jacques

38.
Hugs can do great amounts of good -- especially for children.
Diana, Princess of Wales

39.
Never have children, only grandchildren.
Gore Vidal

40.
Instead of needing lots of children, we need high-quality children.
Mead, Margaret

41.
Even a minor event in the life of a child is an event of that child's world and thus a world event.
Bachelard, Gaston

42.
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.
Anatole Broyard

43.
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]
Bible

44.
The test of the morality of a society is what it does for its children.
Dietrich Bonhoeffer

45.
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.
Anna Quindlen

46.
Children are apt to live up to what you believe of them.
Johnson, Lady Bird

47.
Each child is an adventure into a better life --an opportunity to change the old pattern and make it new.
Humphrey, Hubert H.

48.
I take my children everywhere, but they always find their way back home.
Robert Orben

49.
Foolishness is bound in the heart of a child; but the rod of correction shall drive it far from him. [Proverbs 22:15]
Bible

50.
Adults are obsolete children.
Seuss, Dr.


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