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The wildest colts make the best horses.
- Plutarch
Children Motivational Quotes



Best Quotes about Children

1.
There is not so much comfort in having children as there is sorrow in parting with them.
Proverb

2.
Outings are so much more fun when we can savor them through the children's eyes.
Lawana Blackwell

3.
Too many parents are not on spanking terms with their children.

4.
Children are living jewels dropped unsustained from heaven.
Pollok, Robert

5.
What's more enchanting than the voices of young people, when you can't hear what they say?
Smith, Logan Pearsall

6.
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

7.
Children need models rather than critics.
Joubert, Joseph

8.
Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.
Baldwin, James

9.
Children are given to us to discourage our better emotions.
Saki

10.
It is not a bad thing that children should occasionally, and politely, put parents in their place.
Colette, Sidonie Gabrielle

11.
The wildest colts make the best horses.
Plutarch

12.
Children might or might not be a blessing, but to create them and then fail them was surely damnation.
Lois McMaster Bujold

13.
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

14.
Don't limit a child to your own learning, for he was born in another time.
Rabbinical Saying

15.
The thing that impresses me the most about America is the way parents obey their children.
King Edward VIII

16.
People who get nostalgic about childhood were obviously never children.
Bill Watterson

17.
Little girl's definition of conscience: Something that makes you tell your mother before your brother or sister does.

18.
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.
Hazzard, Shirley

19.
If you want to see what children can do, you must stop giving them things.
Norman Douglas

20.
Birds in their little nest agree; and 'Tis a shameful sight, when children of one family fall out, and chide, and fight.
Watts, Isaac

21.
Your children need your presence more than your presents.
Jackson, Jesse

22.
Ignorance... is a painless evil; so, I should think, is dirt, considering the merry faces that go along with it.
Eliot, George

23.
Foolishness is bound in the heart of a child; but the rod of correction shall drive it far from him. [Proverbs 22:15]
Bible

24.
Do not handicap your children by making their lives easy.
Long, Lazarus

25.
Once you bring life into the world, you must protect it. We must protect it by changing the world.
Wiesel, Elie

26.
Adults find pleasure in deceiving a child. They consider it necessary, but they also enjoy it. The children very quickly figure it out and then practice deception themselves.
Canetti, Elias

27.
Children are apt to live up to what you believe of them.
Johnson, Lady Bird

28.
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

29.
Children are the only form of immortality that we can be sure of.
Peter Ustinov

30.
Childhood is the sleep of reason.
Rousseau, Jean Jacques

31.
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

32.
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

33.
A child of five would understand this. Send someone to fetch a child of five.
Groucho Marx

34.
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

35.
For many children, joy comes as the result of mining something unique and wondrous about themselves from some inner shaft.
Cottle, Thomas J.

36.
Children and drunks always speak the truth.
Proverb

37.
There is no finer investment for any community than putting milk into babies.
Churchill, Winston

38.
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

39.
Behold the child, by nature's kindly law, pleased with a rattle, tickled with a straw.
Pope, Alexander

40.
Children are not casual guests in our home. They have been loaned to us temporarily for the purpose of loving them and instilling a foundation of values on which their future lives will be built.
Dobson, Dr. James C.

41.
The test of the morality of a society is what it does for its children.
Dietrich Bonhoeffer

42.
Level with your child by being honest. Nobody spots a phony quicker than a child.
Mary MacCracken

43.
Anyone who uses the phrase'easy as taking candy from a baby'has never tried taking candy from a baby.

44.
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

45.
How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is to have a thankless child.
Shakespeare, William

46.
You know children are growing up when they start asking questions that have answers.
Plomp, John

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

48.
The best way for a man to train up a child in the way he should go is to travel that way himself.

49.
How little is the promise of the child fulfilled in the man.
Ovid

50.
Never have children, only grand children.
Vidal, Gore


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