Best Quotes about Children
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
A happy childhood has spoiled many a promising life.
Children might or might not be a blessing, but to create them and then fail them was surely damnation.
Lois McMaster Bujold
Do not handicap your children by making their lives easy.
You may give them your love but not your thoughts. For they have their own thoughts. You may house their bodies but not their souls, for their souls dwell in the house of tomorrow, which you cannot visit, not even in your dreams.
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
The test of the morality of a society is what it does for its children.
A child learns to discard his ideals, whereas a grown-up never wears out his short pants.
What is a neglected child? He is a child not planned for, not wanted. Neglect begins, therefore, before he is born.
Buck, Pearl S.
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.
It is amazing how quickly the kids learn to drive a car, yet are unable to understand the lawnmower, snow-blower, or vacuum cleaner.
What's more enchanting than the voices of young people, when you can't hear what they say?
Smith, Logan Pearsall
If you can give your son or daughter only one gift, let it be enthusiasm.
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.
Children are poor men's riches.
Children need love, especially when they don't deserve it.
But the child's sob curses deeper in the silence than the strong man in his wrath!
Browning, Elizabeth Barrett
When children are doing nothing, they are doing mischief.
Too many parents are not on spanking terms with their children.
Children enjoy the present because they have neither a past nor a future.
La Bruyere, Jean De
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.
Before I got married, I had six theories about bringing up children. Now I have six children and no theories.
Pretty much all the honest truth telling there is in the world is done by children.
Holmes, Oliver Wendell
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]
Don't limit a child to your own learning, for he was born in another time.
For success in training children the first condition is to become as a child oneself, but this means no assumed childishness, no condescending baby-talk that the child immediately sees through and deeply abhors. What it does mean is to be as entirely and simply taken up with the child as the child himself is absorbed by his life.
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
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.
There are three ways to get something done: do it yourself, employ someone, or forbid your children to do it.
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]
Each child is an adventure into a better life --an opportunity to change the old pattern and make it new.
Humphrey, Hubert H.
Your children need your presence more than your presents.
Our children change us... whether they live or not.
Lois McMaster Bujold
The distinctive character of a child is to always live in the tangible present.
A little less worry over the child and a bit more concern about the world we make for the child to live in.
How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is to have a thankless child.
I must take issue with the term'a mere child,'for it has been my invariable experience that the company of a mere child is infinitely preferable to that of a mere adult.
Children seldom have a proper sense of their own tragedy, discounting and keeping hidden the true horrors of their short lives, humbly imagining real calamity to be some prestigious drama of the grown-up world.
The best way for a man to train up a child in the way he should go is to travel that way himself.
We worry about what a child will be tomorrow, yet we forget that he is someone today.
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.
Childhood sometimes does pay a second visit to man; youth never.
Every child is an artist. The problem is to remain an artist once they grow up.
Childhood is the sleep of reason.
Rousseau, Jean Jacques
A child miseducated is a child lost.
Kennedy, John F.
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.
Ignorance... is a painless evil; so, I should think, is dirt, considering the merry faces that go along with it.
You know children are growing up when they start asking questions that have answers.
It needs courage to let our children go, but we are trustees and stewards and have to hand them back to life--to God. As the old saying puts it: What I gave I have. We have to love them and lose them.
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.
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