Best Quotes about Children
The reason grandparents and grandchildren get along so well is that they have a common enemy.
If you can give your son or daughter only one gift, let it be enthusiasm.
Children begin by loving their parents; as they grow older they judge them; sometimes they forgive them.
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.
A society in which adults are estranged from the world of children, and often from their own childhood, tends to hear children's speech only as a foreign language, or as a lie. Children have been treated. as congenital fibbers, fakers and fantasisers.
People who get nostalgic about childhood were obviously never children.
Foolishness is bound in the heart of a child; but the rod of correction shall drive it far from him. [Proverbs 22:15]
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
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.
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.
Kids use to ask where they came from, now they tell you where to go
There's no point in being grown up if you cant be childish sometimes.
Where children are, there is the golden age.
Once you bring life into the world, you must protect it. We must protect it by changing the world.
Youth isn't always all it's touted to be.
Never have children, only grand children.
Facing a mirror you see merely your own countenance; facing your child you finally understand how everyone else has seen you.
Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.
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
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.
Young people should be helped, sheltered, ignored, and clubbed of necessary.
We must teach our children to dream with their eyes open.
If your parents never had children, chances are you won't, either.
You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance.
Jones, Franklin P.
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.
Who is not attracted by bright and pleasant children, to prattle, to creep, and to play with them?
A child learns to discard his ideals, whereas a grown-up never wears out his short pants.
Ask your child what he wants for dinner only if he's buying.
All my life through, the new sights of Nature made me rejoice like a child.
Curie, Madame Marie
Better a snotty child than his nose wiped off.
There are three ways to get something done: do it yourself, employ someone, or forbid your children to do it.
Children's liberation is the next item on our civil rights shopping list.
Pogrebin, Letty Cottin
The potential possibilities of any child are the most intriguing and stimulating in all creation.
Wilbur, Ray L.
What is a neglected child? He is a child not planned for, not wanted. Neglect begins, therefore, before he is born.
Buck, Pearl S.
Children are living jewels dropped unsustained from heaven.
Don't limit a child to your own learning, for he was born in another time.
We do our children no favour by keeping them near, coddling them, or showing them off to adult visitors. Not that a nursemaid does not sometimes spoil them. But the greatest favour we can do our children is to give visible example of love and esteem to our spouse. As they grow up, they may then look forward to maturity so they too can find such love.
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.
Adults are obsolete children.
Never raise your hand to your children; it leaves your midsection unprotected.
Children always turn to the light.
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.
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.
Children are completely egoistic; they feel their needs intensely and strive ruthlessly to satisfy them.
There is a sanctity involved with bringing a child into this world: it is better than bombing one out of it.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
Kennedy, John F.
The best way to keep children home is to make the home atmosphere pleasant--and let the air out of the tires.
Children are our most valuable natural resource.
Hoover, Herbert Clark
Those who have lost an infant are never, in a way, without an infant.
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.
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