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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.
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Best Quotes about Children

1.
It is not a bad thing that children should occasionally, and politely, put parents in their place.
Colette, Sidonie Gabrielle

2.
Children suck the mother when they are young and the father when they are old.
Proverb, English

3.
It's fun being a kid.
Angier, Bradford Arthur

4.
Hugs can do great amounts of good -- especially for children.
Diana, Princess of Wales

5.
Children are the keys of paradise.
Stoddard, Richard Henry

6.
Children are unpredictable. You never know what inconsistency they're going to catch you in next.
Jones, Franklin P.

7.
The best way for a man to train up a child in the way he should go is to travel that way himself.

8.
Children are completely egoistic; they feel their needs intensely and strive ruthlessly to satisfy them.
Freud, Sigmund

9.
I take my children everywhere, but they always find their way back home.
Robert Orben

10.
Do not handicap your children by making their lives easy.
Long, Lazarus

11.
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

12.
There never was a child so lovely, but his mother was glad to get him asleep.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo

13.
What is a neglected child? He is a child not planned for, not wanted. Neglect begins, therefore, before he is born.
Buck, Pearl S.

14.
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

15.
Families with babies and families without babies are sorry for each other.
Howe, Edgar Watson

16.
If you can give your son or daughter only one gift, let it be enthusiasm.
Bruce Barton

17.
All my life through, the new sights of Nature made me rejoice like a child.
Curie, Madame Marie

18.
We worry about what a child will be tomorrow, yet we forget that he is someone today.
Tauscher, Stacia

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.
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

21.
Children need models rather than critics.
Joubert, Joseph

22.
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

23.
People who get nostalgic about childhood were obviously never children.
Bill Watterson

24.
Ask your child what he wants for dinner only if he's buying.
Fran Lebowitz

25.
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

26.
You see much more of your children once they leave home.
Ball, Lucille

27.
Children aren't happy with nothing to ignore, and that's what parents were created for.
Nash, Ogden

28.
Never have children, only grandchildren.
Gore Vidal

29.
Winning children (who appear so guileless) are children who have discovered how effective charm and modesty and a delicately calculated spontaneity are in winning what they want.
Wilder, Thornton

30.
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.
Vaughan, Bill

31.
Children are apt to live up to what you believe of them.
Johnson, Lady Bird

32.
Children and drunks always speak the truth.
Proverb

33.
The thing that impresses me the most about America is the way parents obey their children.
King Edward VIII

34.
Level with your child by being honest. Nobody spots a phony quicker than a child.
Mary MacCracken

35.
Children are our most valuable natural resource.
Hoover, Herbert Clark

36.
Outings are so much more fun when we can savor them through the children's eyes.
Lawana Blackwell

37.
A little less worry over the child and a bit more concern about the world we make for the child to live in.
Meyer, Adolph

38.
It is amazing how quickly the kids learn to drive a car, yet are unable to understand the lawnmower, snow-blower, or vacuum cleaner.
Bergor, Ben

39.
If men do not keep on speaking terms with children, they cease to be men, and become merely machines for eating and for earning money.
Updike, John

40.
Children need love, especially when they don't deserve it.
Hulbert, Harold

41.
A rich child often sits in a poor mothers lap.
Proverb

42.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
Montessori, Maria

43.
Childhood is the sleep of reason.
Rousseau, Jean Jacques

44.
Never have children, only grand children.
Vidal, Gore

45.
Children are a great comfort to us in our old age, and they help us reach it faster too.

46.
There is not so much comfort in having children as there is sorrow in parting with them.
Proverb

47.
Children are poor men's riches.
Ray, John

48.
My children cause me the most exquisite suffering of which I have any experience. It is the suffering of ambivalence: the murderous alternation between bitter resentment and raw-edged nerves, and blissful gratification and tenderness. Sometimes I seem to myself, in my feelings toward these tiny guiltless beings, a monster of selfishness and intolerance.
Rich, Adrienne

49.
A child of five would understand this. Send someone to fetch a child of five.
Groucho Marx

50.
When you put faith, hope and love together, you can raise positive kids in a negative world.
Ziglar, Zig


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