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Young people should be helped, sheltered, ignored, and clubbed of necessary.
- Capp, Al
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Best Quotes about Children

1.
Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.
Baldwin, James

2.
There is not so much comfort in having children as there is sorrow in parting with them.
Proverb

3.
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.
Campbell, Beatrix

4.
The potential possibilities of any child are the most intriguing and stimulating in all creation.
Wilbur, Ray L.

5.
Ask your child what he wants for dinner only if he's buying.
Fran Lebowitz

6.
A rich child often sits in a poor mothers lap.
Proverb

7.
Those who have lost an infant are never, in a way, without an infant.
Hunt, Leigh

8.
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.
Gibran, Kahlil

9.
The test of the morality of a society is what it does for its children.
Dietrich Bonhoeffer

10.
Families with babies and families without babies are sorry for each other.
Howe, Edgar Watson

11.
A child learns to discard his ideals, whereas a grown-up never wears out his short pants.
Kraus, Karl

12.
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.
Whitehorn, Katharine

13.
Children are living jewels dropped unsustained from heaven.
Pollok, Robert

14.
Children are the keys of paradise.
Stoddard, Richard Henry

15.
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.
Davis, Bette

16.
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

17.
Youth isn't always all it's touted to be.
Lawana Blackwell

18.
What the vast majority of American children needs is to stop being pampered, stop being indulged, stop being chauffeured, stop being catered to. In the final analysis it is not what you do for your children but what you have taught them to do for themselves that will make them successful human beings.
Landers, Ann

19.
Never have children, only grandchildren.
Gore Vidal

20.
For many children, joy comes as the result of mining something unique and wondrous about themselves from some inner shaft.
Cottle, Thomas J.

21.
For truly it is to be noted, that children's plays are not sports, and should be deemed as their most serious actions.
Montaigne, Michel Eyquem De

22.
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.
Rutherford, Samuel

23.
Above all, though, children are linked to adults by the simple fact that they are in process of turning into them. For this they may be forgiven much. Children are bound to be inferior to adults, or there is no incentive to grow up.
Larkin, Philip

24.
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.
Keillor, Garrison

25.
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

26.
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

27.
There is no finer investment for any community than putting milk into babies.
Churchill, Winston

28.
Anyone who uses the phrase'easy as taking candy from a baby'has never tried taking candy from a baby.

29.
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]
Bible

30.
If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
Montessori, Maria

31.
If you want to see what children can do, you must stop giving them things.
Norman Douglas

32.
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.
Swift, Jonathan

33.
But the child's sob curses deeper in the silence than the strong man in his wrath!
Browning, Elizabeth Barrett

34.
In great countries, children are always trying to remain children, and the parents want to make them into adults. In vile countries, the children are always wanting to be adults and the parents want to keep them children.
Ruskin, John

35.
Few parents nowadays pay any regard to what their children say to them. The old-fashioned respect for the young is fast dying out.
Wilde, Oscar

36.
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

37.
Adults are obsolete children.
Seuss, Dr.

38.
Children aren't happy with nothing to ignore, and that's what parents were created for.
Nash, Ogden

39.
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

40.
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

41.
Don't limit a child to your own learning, for he was born in another time.
Rabbinical Saying

42.
Childhood is the sleep of reason.
Rousseau, Jean Jacques

43.
It's fun being a kid.
Angier, Bradford Arthur

44.
Children are unpredictable. You never know what inconsistency they're going to catch you in next.
Jones, Franklin P.

45.
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.
Taylor, Jeremy

46.
Where children are, there is the golden age.
Novalis

47.
You see much more of your children once they leave home.
Ball, Lucille

48.
Children need love, especially when they don't deserve it.
Hulbert, Harold

49.
Children and drunks always speak the truth.
Proverb

50.
Children are completely egoistic; they feel their needs intensely and strive ruthlessly to satisfy them.
Freud, Sigmund


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