Best Quotes about Children
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.
Children aren't happy with nothing to ignore, and that's what parents were created for.
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.
Alas! regardless of their doom, the little victims play! No sense have they of ills to come nor care beyond today.
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.
The best way to keep children at home is to make the home a pleasant atmosphere and let the air out of the tires.
Do not handicap your children by making their lives easy.
A child is beset with long traditions. And his infancy is so old, so old, that the mere adding of years in the life to follow will not seem to throw it further back -- it is already so far.
A child is a beam of sunlight from the Infinite and Eternal, with possibilities of virtue and vice- but as yet unstained.
We cannot fashion our children after our desires, we must have them and love them as God has given them to us.
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang Von
Kids are wonderful, but I like mine barbecued.
Children begin by loving their parents; as they grow older they judge them; sometimes they forgive them.
Give me four years to teach the children and the seed I have sown will never be uprooted.
Lenin, Vladimir Ilyich
Children need models rather than critics.
The test of the morality of a society is what it does for its children.
Hugs can do great amounts of good -- especially for children.
Diana, Princess of Wales
When you put faith, hope and love together, you can raise positive kids in a negative world.
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.
Kids use to ask where they came from, now they tell you where to go
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.
You should study not only that you become a mother when your child is born, but also that you become a child.
There's no point in being grown up if you cant be childish sometimes.
Viewing the child solely as an immature person is a way of escaping comforting him.
Anyone who uses the phrase'easy as taking candy from a baby'has never tried taking candy from a baby.
What you don't know takes a lot of explaining to the children.
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.
I have been assured by a very knowing American of my acquaintance in London, that a young healthy child, well nursed, is at a year old, a most delicious, nourishing, and wholesome food, whether stewed, roasted, baked, or boiled; and I make no doubt that it will equally serve in a fricassee, or a ragout.
Those who have lost an infant are never, in a way, without an infant.
A little less worry over the child and a bit more concern about the world we make for the child to live in.
Our children change us... whether they live or not.
Lois McMaster Bujold
Ask your child what he wants for dinner only if he's buying.
Children are all foreigners.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The countenances of children, like those of animals, are masks, not faces, for they have not yet developed a significant profile of their own.
Auden, W. H.
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.
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.
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
We've had bad luck with our kids -- they've all grown up.
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.
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
It is dangerous to confuse children with angels.
It's fun being a kid.
Angier, Bradford Arthur
A rich child often sits in a poor mothers lap.
A young and vital child knows no limit to his own will, and it is the only reality to him. It is not that he wants at the outset to fight other wills, but that they simply do not exist for him. Like the artist, he goes forth to the work of creation, gloriously alone.
It is amazing how quickly the kids learn to drive a car, yet are unable to understand the lawnmower, snow-blower, or vacuum cleaner.
Too often when give children answers to remember rather than problems to solve.
Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
Every child is an artist. The problem is to remain an artist once they grow up.
Instead of needing lots of children, we need high-quality children.
Children are a great comfort to us in our old age, and they help us reach it faster too.
The child is the father of the man.
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