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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
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Best Quotes about Children

1.
Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
Angelou, Maya

2.
Children are curious and are risk takers. They have lots of courage. They venture out into a world that is immense and dangerous. A child initially trusts life and the processes of life.
Bradshaw, John

3.
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.
Burbank, Luther

4.
Birds in their little nest agree; and 'Tis a shameful sight, when children of one family fall out, and chide, and fight.
Watts, Isaac

5.
Ignorance... is a painless evil; so, I should think, is dirt, considering the merry faces that go along with it.
Eliot, George

6.
When I consider how little of a rarity children are -- that every street and blind alley swarms with them -- that the poorest people commonly have them in most abundance -- that there are few marriages that are not blest with at least one of these bargains -- how often they turn out ill, and defeat the fond hopes of their parents, taking to vicious courses, which end in poverty, disgrace, the gallows, etc. -- I cannot for my life tell what cause for pride there can possibly be in having them.
Lamb, Charles

7.
Children aren't happy with nothing to ignore, and that's what parents were created for.
Nash, Ogden

8.
Children need love, especially when they don't deserve it.
Hulbert, Harold

9.
You don't pay back your parents. You can't. The debt you owe them gets collected by your children, who hand it down in turn. It's a sort of entailment. Or if you don't have children of the body, it's left as a debt to your common humanity. Or to your God, if you possess or are possessed by one.
Lois McMaster Bujold

10.
The test of the morality of a society is what it does for its children.
Dietrich Bonhoeffer

11.
I take my children everywhere, but they always find their way back home.
Robert Orben

12.
We worry about what a child will be tomorrow, yet we forget that he is someone today.
Tauscher, Stacia

13.
It goes without saying that you should never have more children than you have car windows.
Bombeck, Erma

14.
Hugs can do great amounts of good -- especially for children.
Diana, Princess of Wales

15.
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.
Landers, Ann

16.
All my life through, the new sights of Nature made me rejoice like a child.
Curie, Madame Marie

17.
Too often when give children answers to remember rather than problems to solve.
Lewin, Roger

18.
Our children change us... whether they live or not.
Lois McMaster Bujold

19.
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.
Klee, Paul

20.
Children are the keys of paradise.
Stoddard, Richard Henry

21.
We inevitably doom our children to failure and frustration when we try to set their goals for them.
Lair, Dr. Jess

22.
Few parents nowadays pay any regard to what their children say to them. The old-fashioned respect for the young is fast dying out.
Wilde, Oscar

23.
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.

24.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
Montessori, Maria

25.
Children are living jewels dropped unsustained from heaven.
Pollok, Robert

26.
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

27.
The best way to make children good is to make them happy.
Wilde, Oscar

28.
My mother loved children -- she would have given anything if I had been one.
Groucho Marx

29.
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.
Decter, Midge

30.
A happy childhood has spoiled many a promising life.
Robertson Davies

31.
Let the child's first lesson be obedience, and the second will be what thou wilt.
Franklin, Benjamin

32.
Don't throw away your friendship with your teenager over behavior that has no great moral significance. There will be plenty of real issues that require you to stand like a rock. Save your big guns for those crucial confrontations.
Dobson, Dr. James C.

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

34.
Children enjoy the present because they have neither a past nor a future.
La Bruyere, Jean De

35.
The best way for a man to train up a child in the way he should go is to travel that way himself.

36.
Too many parents are not on spanking terms with their children.

37.
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

38.
Behold the child, by nature's kindly law, pleased with a rattle, tickled with a straw.
Pope, Alexander

39.
The distinctive character of a child is to always live in the tangible present.
Ruskin, John

40.
Pretty much all the honest truth telling there is in the world is done by children.
Holmes, Oliver Wendell

41.
No man can tell but he that loves his children, how many delicious accents make a man's heart dance in the pretty conversation of those dear pledges; their childishness, their stammering, their little angers, their innocence, their imperfections, their necessities, are so many little emanations of joy and comfort to him that delights in their persons and society.
Taylor, Jeremy

42.
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

43.
Foolishness is bound in the heart of a child; but the rod of correction shall drive it far from him. [Proverbs 22:15]
Bible

44.
Kids use to ask where they came from, now they tell you where to go

45.
Your children will see what you're all about by what you live rather than what you say.
Dyer, Wayne

46.
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

47.
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

48.
Where children are, there is the golden age.
Novalis

49.
Children are excellent observers, and will often perceive your slightest defects. In general, those who govern children, forgive nothing in them, but everything in themselves.
FeNelon, Francois

50.
You see much more of your children once they leave home.
Ball, Lucille


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