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Before I got married, I had six theories about bringing up children. Now I have six children and no theories.
- Wilmot, John
Children Motivational Quotes



Best Quotes about Children

1.
There never was a child so lovely, but his mother was glad to get him asleep.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo

2.
If your parents never had children, chances are you won't, either.
Dick Cavett

3.
Children are the only form of immortality that we can be sure of.
Peter Ustinov

4.
Kids are wonderful, but I like mine barbecued.
Hope, Bob

5.
Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
Angelou, Maya

6.
We worry about what a child will be tomorrow, yet we forget that he is someone today.
Tauscher, Stacia

7.
It is not giving children more that spoils them; it is giving them more to avoid confrontation.
John Gray

8.
We inevitably doom our children to failure and frustration when we try to set their goals for them.
Lair, Dr. Jess

9.
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]
Bible

10.
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.
Cox, Marcelene

11.
It is dangerous to confuse children with angels.
Fyfe, David

12.
Who is not attracted by bright and pleasant children, to prattle, to creep, and to play with them?
Epictetus

13.
Let the child's first lesson be obedience, and the second will be what thou wilt.
Franklin, Benjamin

14.
A child is not a salmon mousse. A child is a temporarily disabled and stunted version of a larger person, whom you will someday know. Your job is to help them overcome the disabilities associated with their size and inexperience so that they get on with being that larger person.
Ehrenreich, Barbara

15.
There is no sinner like a young saint.
Behn, Aphra

16.
Birds in their little nest agree; and 'Tis a shameful sight, when children of one family fall out, and chide, and fight.
Watts, Isaac

17.
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

18.
Children are all foreigners.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

19.
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.
Fran Lebowitz

20.
It's fun being a kid.
Angier, Bradford Arthur

21.
Viewing the child solely as an immature person is a way of escaping comforting him.
Moustakas, Clark

22.
The planting of trees in the least self-centered of all that we can do. It is a purer act of faith than the procreation of children.
Wilder, Thornton

23.
Children aren't happy with nothing to ignore, and that's what parents were created for.
Nash, Ogden

24.
Children are completely egoistic; they feel their needs intensely and strive ruthlessly to satisfy them.
Freud, Sigmund

25.
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

26.
Ask your child what he wants for dinner only if he's buying.
Fran Lebowitz

27.
He continued to be an infant long after he ceased to be a prodigy.
Moses, Robert

28.
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

29.
Too often when give children answers to remember rather than problems to solve.
Lewin, Roger

30.
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

31.
Never have children, only grandchildren.
Gore Vidal

32.
Listen to the desires of your children. Encourage them and then give them the autonomy to make their own decision.
Waitley, Denis

33.
What is done to children, they will do to society.
Menninger, Karl A.

34.
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.

35.
Your children will see what you're all about by what you live rather than what you say.
Dyer, Wayne

36.
Children are our most valuable natural resource.
Hoover, Herbert Clark

37.
Behold the child, by nature's kindly law, pleased with a rattle, tickled with a straw.
Pope, Alexander

38.
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

39.
A child miseducated is a child lost.
Kennedy, John F.

40.
Children begin by loving their parents; as they grow older they judge them; sometimes they forgive them.
Oscar Wilde

41.
You see much more of your children once they leave home.
Ball, Lucille

42.
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

43.
Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.
Baldwin, James

44.
If you can give your son or daughter only one gift, let it be enthusiasm.
Bruce Barton

45.
The thing that impresses me the most about America is the way parents obey their children.
King Edward VIII

46.
The test of the morality of a society is what it does for its children.
Dietrich Bonhoeffer

47.
Children are the keys of paradise.
Stoddard, Richard Henry

48.
A child learns to discard his ideals, whereas a grown-up never wears out his short pants.
Kraus, Karl

49.
If you want to see what children can do, you must stop giving them things.
Norman Douglas

50.
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


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