Best Quotes about Children
My mother loved children -- she would have given anything if I had been one.
Children begin by loving their parents; as they grow older they judge them; sometimes they forgive them.
All my life through, the new sights of Nature made me rejoice like a child.
Curie, Madame Marie
The best way for a man to train up a child in the way he should go is to travel that way himself.
Your children need your presence more than your presents.
Young people should be helped, sheltered, ignored, and clubbed of necessary.
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.
What's more enchanting than the voices of young people, when you can't hear what they say?
Smith, Logan Pearsall
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.
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
Ask your child what he wants for dinner only if he's buying.
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.
Children always turn to the light.
Always be nice to your children because they are the ones who will choose your rest home.
Alas! regardless of their doom, the little victims play! No sense have they of ills to come nor care beyond today.
Before I got married, I had six theories about bringing up children. Now I have six children and no theories.
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.
Children are unpredictable. You never know what inconsistency they're going to catch you in next.
Jones, Franklin P.
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.
Better a snotty child than his nose wiped off.
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.
If your parents never had children, chances are you won't, either.
Children are all foreigners.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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.
It takes three to make a child.
Cummings, E.E. (Edward. E.)
Children are our most valuable natural resource.
Hoover, Herbert Clark
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.
It is amazing how quickly the kids learn to drive a car, yet are unable to understand the lawnmower, snow-blower, or vacuum cleaner.
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.
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.
The best way to keep children home is to make the home atmosphere pleasant--and let the air out of the tires.
There are three ways to get something done: do it yourself, employ someone, or forbid your children to do it.
We worry about what a child will be tomorrow, yet we forget that he is someone today.
A rich child often sits in a poor mothers lap.
It is dangerous to confuse children with angels.
Nothing you do for children is ever wasted. They seem not to notice us, hovering, averting our eyes, and they seldom offer thanks, but what we do for them is never wasted.
If you want to see what children can do, you must stop giving them things.
Level with your child by being honest. Nobody spots a phony quicker than a child.
There is no sinner like a young saint.
Anyone who uses the phrase'easy as taking candy from a baby'has never tried taking candy from a baby.
Give me four years to teach the children and the seed I have sown will never be uprooted.
Lenin, Vladimir Ilyich
A child is a beam of sunlight from the Infinite and Eternal, with possibilities of virtue and vice- but as yet unstained.
Viewing the child solely as an immature person is a way of escaping comforting him.
If you have a great passion it seems that the logical thing is to see the fruit of it, and the fruit are children.
The thing that impresses me the most about America is the way parents obey their children.
King Edward VIII
Children need models rather than critics.
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.
Who is not attracted by bright and pleasant children, to prattle, to creep, and to play with them?
Adults are obsolete children.
There never was a child so lovely, but his mother was glad to get him asleep.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo
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