Quotation Explorer - 'Child'

It takes a village to raise a child. - Hillary Rodham Clinton
Woman, the child of so many tears shall never perish. - Ambrose of Milan
When a small child, I thought that success spelled happiness. I was wrong, happiness is like a butterfly which appears and delights us for one brief moment, but soon flits away. - Anna Pavlova
Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself. - George Bernard Shaw
If you could stay as stubborn as when you were a child then you need not to compromise on your dreams. - Amit Kalantri
The truth came to me-a great revelation, showing me that I have a child to the Jones whole and perfect mind, created to express the health that God with. - Myrtle Filmore
Believe me I do understand and I am disgusted by the idea that we should aim for any less for a child from a poor background than a rich one. - David Cameron
Teaching a man how to clean barnacles from a keel is an amazing useful talent, one any child should be fortunate to learn. Magochiro is our champion barnaclebully at present. String him under a keel, and he will bring back dinner enough for ten. - Michelle Franklin
Mother Nature moves in sunshine and storms... I am her child. - Rachel M. Walls
If you say there is no such thing as morality in absolute terms, then child abuse is not evil, it just may not happen to be your thing. - Rebecca Manley Pippert
In general there should be gay characters in YA because a) surprise, there are gay folks everywhere and b) in my opinion as a father, there’s not a damn thing wrong with my child encountering gay folks in her literature, because see point a). - John Scalzi
Testimony is like an arrow shot from a long-bow; its force depends on the strength of the hand that draws it. But argument is like an arrow from a cross-bow, which has equal force if drawn by a child or a man.
Wrapped in a mother’s love is the most beautiful and safest place on earth for a child. - Debasish Mridha
As a child i was nothing short of a genius, as a man i got used to stupidity. - Paul Bamikole
Ish #211 "Your child is your parental obligation, not friend. - Regina Griffin
There is no substitute for books in the life of a child. (1952) - Mary Ellen Chase
Trust that your child is trying to be the best he can be and that he will do this more readily without your criticism. Know that he usually sees his own faults without you continually pointing them out.
On Collateral Damage: "Every limb lost, every hovel burned, every wife left husbandless, and every child orphaned created ripples of anger and resentment. Create enough of them, and we'll one day wind up with a wave that will wash us off the map. - Chris Holm
For Every Child We Teach To Cherish Learning, A Universe Is Born. - D. Simone
When I was a child, my mom told me: 'If you want to be a soldier, you'll become a general. If you want to be a monk, you'll become pope' I wanted to be a painter, and I became Picasso.
Nobody in Colonial America, to be sure, believed that society owed every child the ultimate in education, but intelligence, industry, and thrift combined with ambition got many a poor man's son into the colonial colleges. - Louis B. Wright
The most effective kind of education is that a child should play amongst lovely things. - Plato
Thus, from admiration of one wise and innocent child, and from a misheard remark, the process that not even Aristotle could codify was triggered. Where do you get your ideas? I purposely mishear things. - Harlan Ellison
People often ask me where I stand politically. It's not that I disagree with Bush's economic policy or his foreign policy, it's that I believe he was a child of Satan sent here to destroy the planet Earth. Little to the left. - Bill Hicks
My grandma, Mrs Grace Ayorkor Acquah said 'Educating the child is everybody's business. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Having to explain to a child of today, who has learned to swipe before they can speak, that certain aspects of a person’s life must remain private for the preservation of one’s sanity is almost frivolous. - Aysha Taryam
The secret of staying young is to be simple and happy like a child. - Debasish Mridha
If a child shows himself to be incorrigible, he should be decently and quietly beheaded at the age of twelve, lest he grow to maturity marry, and perpetuate his kind. - Don Marquis
In Ireland we have the phenomenon known as a "Spoiled Priest." Unlike a spoiled child, this does not refer to a Priest throwing a temper tantrum. - J.P. Sexton
Let us liberate ourselves from any form of control. Let us focus at the inner drum, where the rhythm aligns with that of our heart. The measure of responsibility, equals to the need for evolution. Just listen, the inner child, let it whisper in your ear. - Grigoris Deoudis
A new star shines bright.Angels herald the good news.The Christ child is born. - Richelle E. Goodrich
Let us be the ones who say we do not accept that a child dies every three seconds simply because he does not have the drugs you and I have. Let us be the ones to say we are not satisfied that your place of birth determines your right for life. Let us be outraged, let us be loud, let us be bold. - Brad Pitt
When a child is forced to prove himself as capable, results are often disastrous. A child needs love, acceptance, and understanding. He is devastated when confronted with rejection, doubts, and never ending testing. - Virginia M. Axline
A mother who would stop at nothing for her child is dangerous woman when crossed. - Solange nicole
At the moment that we persuade a child, any child, to cross that threshold, that magic threshold into a library, we change their lives forever, for the better. - Barack Obama
Facing a mirror you see merely your own countenance; facing your child you finally understand how everyone else has seen you. - Daniel Raeburn
True education gives a child wings to fly in his imaginative blue sky. - Debasish Mridha
If you want kids, choose your girlfriend like your future child has the deciding vote. - Stefan Molyneux
Any child who can spend an hour or two a day, or more if he wants, with adults that he likes, who are interested in the world and like to talk about it, will on most days learn far more from their talk than he would learn in a week of school. - John Holt
In the 1950s at least less was expected of women. Now we're supposed to build a career, build a home, be the supermum that every child deserves, the perfect wife, meet the demands of elderly parents, and still stay sane. - Sara Sheridan
An aunt is a safe haven for a child. Someone who will keep your secrets and is always on your side. - Sara Sheridan
Despite being what would now be called a deprived child in a one parent family, I did not grow up with an urge to smash windows or to bash old ladies over the head in order to steal handbags. - Eva Hart
A Christian telling an atheist they're going to hell is as scary as a child telling an adult they're not getting any presents from Santa. - Ricky Gervais
Whatever they may say, your story is truly your own. You have a responsibility to it, the way a father has to a child - Miguel Syjuco
My first thought, as a child, was that the artist brings something into the world that didn't exist before, and that he does it without destroying something else. A kind of refutation of the conservation of matter. That still seems to me its central magic, its core of joy. - John Updike
The starvation of a child has no justification, even if the crops have failed, or the population is too large. - Compton Gage
If we can prevent just one marriage from disintegrating--or just one child from suffering the loss of a family--our effort will be justified. - James C. Dobson
Each child is a unique person, so raise your child taking this fact intoconsideration. - Eraldo Banovac
World will be so beautiful without war.Every child will grow up without fear.Mother will smile; child will play.Friendship will prosper all the way.Love harmony and peace everywhere.It is our hope for our great future. - Debasish Mridha
Power came the way a child came -- with agony. - Octavia E. Butler
Feel body as luxury-- as a bird feels when shooting through the air, and as a child does always -- is health - Paramahansa Yogananda
Child, listen to those people that will tell you it is not possible to listen to those that will tell you that you can’t do it and now listen to yourself and believe, anything you set your mind on is possible. - Ane Krstevska
The father of the righteous shall greatly rejoice, and he that begetteth a wise child shall have joy in him. - Anonymous
My vision is to help each man, woman and child connect with their inherent psychic ability. I believe that each person has the potential to tap into their abilities and access them to empower their life and reach their full potential. - Sandy Anastasi
I think the promise of fame and what it holds to you as a child and dreaming of it is not what it is. What it is, I'm not complaining about, but it's just different than the reality you dreamed. - Rosie O'Donnell
Libraries allow children to ask questions about the world and find the answers. And the wonderful thing is that once a child learns to use a library, the doors to learning are always open. - Laura Bush
Child, you’ve been trying to drown your sorrows for some time now. And the problem with that plan is, you can’t drown sorrows. They’re good swimmers. They’re gonna float back up to the top and be bobbing right where you left them last night. - Terri Lee
Every happy memory created for a child is another treasure of a lifetime. - Donna Marie
You are judged many times more by what you do in groups than for what you do as individuals. If one thousand of you participate in the murder of one child, then one thousand of you are a thousand times guilty. - Compton Gage
The inspector had interviewed boys before, boys from the poorest parts of town. He had the habit of not specifying "mam" or "dad" or even "parents." They were things he knew not every child possessed and so he was careful. - Sylvia Waugh
As a child, I was more afraid of tetanus shots than, for example, Dracula. - Dave Barry
RASH, adj. Insensible to the value of our advice. "Now lay your bet with mine, nor let These gamblers take your cash." "Nay, this child makes no bet." "Great snakes! How can you be so rash?" Bootle P. Gish - Ambrose Bierce
A child who was born with a silver spoon is likely to not appreciate all he is provided with.And it is likely that a child who grew up from the dust to look down on others once the floods gate of success opens up for him.It is NOT where you come FROM that matters,But where you are GOING. - Nomthandazo Tsembeni
And The Monster Said "Pity The Broken Child As In You Pity The Insane - The Monster Pyro
The innocence of a child is an astounding quality which if not withered away as they grow can spread love and happiness everywhere - Aura Of Thoughts
In a world of complete economic equality, you get and keep the affections you deserve. You can’t buy love with gifts or favors, you can’t hold love by raising an inadequate child, and you can’t be secure in love by serving as a good scrub woman or a good provider. - B.F. Skinner
World will be so beautiful without war.Every child will grow up without fear.Mother will smile; child will play.Friendship will prosper all the way. - Debasish Mridha
Child give me your hand so that I may walk in the light of your faith in me. - Hannah Kahn
within the core of each of us is the child we once were. This child constitutes the foundation of what we have become, who we are, and what we will be. - Rhawn Joseph
Give the child a taste of meditation by creating a climate and atmosphere of love, acceptance and silence. - Swami Dhyan Giten
A father gives his child nothing better than a good education - Anonymous
There's nothing more toxic or deadly than a human child. A single touch could kill you. - James Coburn
Dreams are an extension of our inner child. - Fan T. C.
One can lead a child to knowledge but one cannot make him think. - Robert A. Heinlein
Because she was so beautiful the huntsman took pity on her, and he said, "Run away, you poor child. - Wilhelm Grimm
I challenge every one of you who can hear me to rise to the divinity within you. Do we really realize what it means to be a child of God, to have within us something of the divine nature? - Gordon B. Hinckley
Spanking a child is about the parent not the child. The child will learn more from positive correction than physical manipulation. - Asa Don Brown
To be ignorant of what occurred before you were born is to remain always a child. For what is the worth of human life, unless it is woven into the life of our ancestors by the records of history? - Marcus Tullius Cicero
The vain man is generally a doubter. It is Newton who sees himself as child on the sea shore, and his discoveries in the colored shell.
No use to shout at them to pay attention. If the situations, the materials, the problems before the child do not interest him, his attention will slip off to what does interest him, and no amount of exhortation of threats will bring it back.
Yes, there is a Nirvanah; it is leading your sheep to a green pasture, and in putting your child to sleep, and in writing the last line of your poem. - Kahlil Gibran
. . .but if I am the Devil's child, I will live then from the Devil. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Each song is a child I nourish and give my love to. But even if you have never written a song, your life is a song. How can it not be? - Michael Jackson
Every day we are engaged in a miracle which we don't even recognize: a blue sky, white clouds, green leaves, the black, curious eyes of a child - our own two eyes. All is a miracle. - Thich Nhat Hanh
When I was a child my mother said to me, 'If you become a soldier, you'll be a general. If you become a monk, you'll be the pope.' Instead I became a painter and wound up as Picasso. - Pablo Picasso
If I give you and apple and ask you, What is that?You reply, An apple.How do you know it’s an apple.Because it just is.How did it get to be an apple?It came form an apple.Exactly. So when I ask you, ‘What are you?’ You can honestly say, ‘I am a child of God because I came from God. - Toni Sorenson
What’s it like being a writer? Mostly it’s like being a child surrounded by adults. My friends have grown-up careers. They balance spreadsheets, analyze data, negotiate deals. They build things, heal patients, teach children. Meanwhile, I’m over here saying Let’s pretend. - Jennifer Froelich
I didn't know how babies were made until I was pregnant with my fourth child.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child. - George Santayana
One child, one teacher, one book, one pen can change the world. - Malala Yousafzai
Did he know that God loved him from the foundations of the earth? With a power far exceeding the immensity of the cosmos, He turned all His attention to creating that man and declared, "You are My child. I love you. - Nabeel Qureshi
To feed your Muse, then, you should always have been hungry about life since you were a child. If not, it is a little late to start. - Ray Bradbury
It is one of those lessons that every child should learn: Don't play with fire, sharp objects, or ancient artifacts. - Patricia Briggs
A new planting is like having another child, requiring patience and sacrifice and a resounding optimism for the future - David Mas Masumoto
The loss of my child broke my spirit. - Asa Don Brown
I was not a child prodigy, because a child prodigy is a child who knows as much when it is a child as it does when it grows up. - Will Rogers
The start of empowering women comes with acknowledgment of thought that every born child is equal irrespective of its sex. - Nikita Dudani
If you've never been hated by your child, you've never been a parent. - Bette Davis
Even as a child, even as my blood-past was drained from me, I understood that if I were strong enough to accept it, I was being offered a second history. - Anne Michaels
Before you beat a child, be sure yourself are not the cause of the offense. - Austin O'Malley
As each child looks at the world through innocent eyes all they can see, Is the worlds way of life and the way they think their lives should be.
I have been like a child walking along the shore line. Quickly discarding one sea shell for another of more outward beauty-- never to know the pearl within! - Robert Anthony
The wonderful wizard of Oz - when was a child I loved the movie and I read the book when I got older and made me amazing - L. Frank Baum, W.W. Denslow
I am as abundant as the universe because I am a child of the universe. - Debasish Mridha
Don't you worry child see heaven's got a plan for you - Swedish House Mafia
There is no great discoveries and advances, as long as there is an unhappy child on earth. / Ne možemo govoriti o napretku čovječanstva, dok na svijetu ima nesretne djece. - Albert Einstein
What a distressing contrast there is between the radiant intelligence of the child and the feeble mentality of the average adult. - Sigmund Freud
Helping a parent makes you their child, helping a sibling makes you a brother or a sister, helping a friend makes you a good friend, but helping a stranger; that is what makes you human - Evy Michaels
I wasn't put on this earth to be housekeeper to my own child or to anyone else for that matter. - Lynn Freed
Don't canonize me too soon. I'm perfectly capable of fathering a child. - Francis of Assisi
Level with your child by being honest. Nobody spots a phony quicker than a child. - Mary MacCracken
Viewing the child solely as an immature person is a way of escaping comforting him
A food is not necessarily essential just because your child hates it. - Katharine Whitehorn
The point is to develop the childlike inclination for play and the childlike desire for recognition and to guide the child over to important fields for society. Such a school demands from the teacher that he be a kind of artist in his province. - Albert Einstein
We are not what we do, we are not what we have, we are not what others think of us. Coming home is claiming the truth. I am the beloved child of a loving creator. - Henri J.M. Nouwen
Reproductive freedom is not just the ability not to have a child through birth control. It's the ability to have one if and when you want. - Pamela Madsen
[W]orship, if not the child, is at leastthe brother, of fear. - Will Durant
Life is full of beauty. Notice it. Notice the bumble bee, the small child, and the smiling faces. Smell the rain, and feel the wind. Live your life to the fullest potential, and fight for your dreams. - Ashley Smith
You are the loving child of this universe, she is always eager to help you, your joy is her happiness. - Debasish Mridha
Anyone who does anything to help a child in his life is a hero to me. - Fred Rogers
Words. I had always loved them. I collected them, like I had collected pretty stones as a child. - Kate Forsyth
I am among those who think that science has great beauty. A scientist in his laboratory is not only a technician: he is also a child placed before natural phenomena which impress him like a fairy tale. - Marie Curie
The function of a child is to live his/her own life, not the life that his/her anxious parents think he/she should live, nor a life according to the purpose of the educators who thinks they knows best - A.S. Neill
I am not sure that you can be taught how to love. In many ways it is innate - just watch and see what small child effortlessly does. But you can be invited to it and reminded of it. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
If I had to make a general rule for living and working with children, it might be this: be wary of saying or doing anything to a child that you would not do to another adult, whose good opinion and affection you valued. - John Holt
I believe the best service to the child is the service closest to the child, and children who are victims of neglect, abuse, or abandonment must not also be victims of bureaucracy. They deserve our devoted attention, not our divided attention. - Kenny Guinn
The offspring of virtue is perseverance. The fruit and offspring of perseverance is habit and child of habit is character. - John Climacus
Then the dreaded words, Your child has autism. These words echo in their heads like a freight train blasting through their hopes and dreams. - Dr. Linda Barboa
The art and craft of early childhood teaching is in making decisions about fun, play and work. And it is this crafting that distinguishes the professional from the baby-sitter, parent or child minder. - Susan Grieshaber and Felicity McArdle
Revolt, my child, revolt is a quick axe cleaving dead wood in the forest by night. The woodsman of the day is the executioner.
You are judged more by what you do passively than by what you do actively. If one billion of you watch and do not intercede as one million of you assent to the one thousand who participate in the murder of a child, then one billion of you are a billion times guilty. - Compton Gage
You white people are so strange. We think it is very primitive for a child to have only two parents.
Women deserve better than propaganda and lies to get into panties. Propaganda and lies to get into office, to get out of court, to get out of paying child support. Get the fuck out of our decisions and give us back our voice. Women deserve better; women deserve choice. - Sonya Renee Taylor
I think I was very often bored as a child, but boredom is not what I knew it as—what I knew was that I worried a lot - David Foster Wallace
It isn't my teaching credentials that qualify me to teach my child. It is my God who qualifies me. - Tamara L. Chilver
That is the one eternal education: to be sure enough that something is true that you dare to tell it to a child. - G.K. Chesterton
When she was a child, my love carried a road-map in her hand the way other girls carried handkerchiefs. - Roman Payne
The task of the educator lies in seeing that the child does not confound good with immobility and evil with activity. - Maria Montessori
Any man who, having a child or children he can't support, proceeds to have another should be sterilized at once. - H. L. Mencken
The most potent muse of all is our own inner child. - Stephen Nachmanovitch
As one attains the age of 18 having fully acquired the basic education, one becomes responsible for whatever decision he makes, whatever opinion he chooses to accept and whatever style of life he chooses to live.Above age 18, the waywardness of a child depends on the child. - OMOSOHWOFA CASEY
Stop saying that you have done it for someone, Because never in your life you do things for other's, which means every single thing you do in your life, you do it only and only for yourself, even loving your child, even feeding you dog, you do it because you get something out of it. - Manish Kejriwal
A child that has a quick temper, just blaze up and cool down, ain't never likely to be sly or deceitful. - L. M. Montgomery
Don't put your child at risk. Limit unsupervised one-on-one time between your child & another adult or another child. - Carolyn Byers Ruch
It's not my credentials that qualify me to teach my child. It's my God who made me qualified when I became a mom. - Tamara L. Chilver
We look at adoption as a very sacred exchange. It was not done lightly on either side. I would dedicate my life to this child.
Do not train a child to learn by force or harshness; but direct them to it by what amuses their minds, so that you may be better able to discover with accuracy the peculiar bent of the genius of each. - Plato
As a child, I was afraid of the dark and the monsters on the outside.As a man, I run away from the light, afraid to show the monsters within. - Anthony Liccione
If got chance, 90% of married women in this world possess the power to manage home, child and career simultaneously, and many are still doing it. The challenge here is that what percent of married men has the will to say - I will help you out. - Shayana K.
my child, if you want to have a beautiful and happy life... 2 things you need... learn the art of love and practice it with your beloved one. - Carlos Barrios
Come away,O human child! To the waters and the wild With a faery, hand in hand For the world's more full of weeping than you can understand
if you want to understand your child better then see through the child's eye. - Revathi Sankaran
If one thousand of you participate in the murder of one child, then one thousand of you are a thousand times guilty. - Compton Gage
What we want to see is the child in pursuit of the knowledge not the knowledge in pursuit of the child. - George Bernard Shaw
The only man, woman, or child who ever wrote a simple declarative sentence with seven grammatical errors is dead. - e e cummings
Every mom is busy, whether you have one child or more than one. You just learn how to manage your time differently as your family grows. - Tamara L. Chilver
The most precious gift that you can give to the child is unconditional love and acceptance, which allows the child to discover his own inner being, his authentic self, his freedom to be himself. - Swami Dhyan Giten
Republicans understand the importance of bondage between a mother and child. - Dan Quayle
Do not scream, when a child breaks a glass, only touch the shoulder, and say gracious words; do not worry! - Lailah Gifty Akita
What you seek you shall never find. For when the Gods made man, They kept immortality to themselves.Fill your belly.Day and night make merry.Let Days be full of joy.Love the child who holds your hand.Let your wife delight in your embrace.For these alone are the concerns of man. - The Epic of Gilgamesh
There are miracles and glory in every child. Our glory lies in empowering them to flourish their glory. - Amit Ray
In any modern society encouraging your child to cut himself is an unthinkable act, but only with religious belief becomes part of the culture, and demands respect. - Sean S. Kamali
Raising a child is a time of RAPID CHANGE! From the ages of 0 to 19, a PARENT can age over 30 years! - Tanya Masse
What a difference it makes to come home to a child! - Margaret Fuller
Though this child came in with nothing but excess baby fat, chemical brain waves, and mother and son bodily toxins on his legs, he had a fate fit for a modern day demigod. - David Scheier
I look in the mirror through the eyes of the child that was me. - Judy Collins
The child psychologist's clinic: where imaginary friends go to die, where dreams go to burn, where creativity goes to drown. - Rebecca McNutt
If your parents are getting older, you must treat them as your own child - Pawan Prakash Tirkey
Have no fear in the devil and acknowledge the insecurities, mistakes of the past, and disappointments that you have long failed to accept as new beginnings and see the child within you begin to heal. - Forrest Curran
Courage may be taught as a child is taught to speak. - Euripides
If you are a parent, open doors to unknown directions to the child so he can explore. Don't make him afraid of the unknown,give him support. - Osho
Having a child who is struggling doesn't make you a bad parent, just as being a child who is struggling doesn't make your child a bad kid. - Ann Douglas
As a child my family's menu consisted of two choices; take it or leave it. - Buddy Hackett
Is it better to be the lover or the loved one? Neither, if your cholesterol is over six hundred. By love, of course, I refer to romantic love -- the love between man and woman, rather than between mother and child, or a boy and his dog, or two headwaiters. - Woody Allen
A child only educated at school is an uneducated child. - George Santayana
The arrangements that couples make in order to maintain civility in the midst of their journey to divorce are often most elaborate when the professed top priority is to protect a child. - John Irving
some of the first words a child learns are brand names, because they don’t have to sound them out. It becomes part of your environmental vocabulary [Whitney Curry Wimbish & , "The Binary Companion," LA Review of Books, January 22, 2015]. - Sarah Gerard
A bud has to bloom to unfold her beauty. A child has to become educated to unfold her incredible potential. - Debasish Mridha
The popular idea that a child forgets easily is not an accurate one. Many people go right through life in the grip of an idea which has been impressed on them in very tender years. - Agatha Christie
He can neither read nor write and in him broods already a taste for mindless violence. All history present in that visage, the child the father of the man. - Cormac McCarthy
I am ashamed to say this, but as a child, neither my parents not my teachers pushed me to read. In fact, I did not read an entire book through until I was a grown man and had learned the awesome power of reading on my own. - Daniel Whyte III
Making the decision to have a child - it's momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking outside your body - Elizabeth Stone
Humanity, let us say, is like people packed in an automobile which is traveling downhill without lights at terrific speed and driven by a four-year-old child. The signposts along the way are all marked 'Progress. - Lord Dunsany
For Parents: Never blame or scold a child for their first mistake after all family is the first school from where a child learns. - Neeraj Bhanot
One of the things that Christmas reminds us is that Jesus Christ was once a child. - Hark Herald Sarmiento
I am only a child yet I know if all money spent on war was spent on finding environmental answers, ending poverty, and binding treaties, what a wonderful place this Earth would be. - A. Zampolli
Christmas, as a practicing Catholic child, was seen as a reward for lots and lots and lots of church. - Jenny Colgan
Every person will become three time child in their life.One when they are child, Second when they become parents and third when they become grandparents.It's never be gone. - Savan Solanki
Yes it's true, you wake the child inside of you up because you're a Mom! - Sandra Chami Kassis
You know you may feel very sad like a child whose toy is broken; but then you know sun rises, life continues and you start laughing again! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Just a child is free to wander in one's father's garden, discovering little or big things; it is left to the seeker to grow unto the Nature of the Absolute. - Fakeer Ishavardas
Not to know what has been transacted in former times is to be always a child. If no use is made of the labors of past ages, the world must remain always in the infancy of knowledge. - Cicero
I once saw a small child go to an electric light switch as say, "Mamma, can I open the light?" She was using the age-old language of exploration, the language of art. It was a sort of metaphor, but she was not using it as ornamentation. - Ezra Pound
It is not as a child that I believe and confess Jesus Christ. My hosanna is born of a furnace of doubt. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
A child, like your stomach, doesn't need all you can afford to give it. - Frank A. Clark
I consist of body and soul - in the worlds of a child. And why shouldn't we speak like children? But the enlightened, the knowledgealbe would say: I am body through and through, nothing more; and the soul is just a word for something on the body. - Friedrich Nietzsche
When you have a child, the world has a hostage. - Ernest Hemingway
Be wiser than most, be a child in your heart, be a sage in your mind and a mage with your hands. Feel hearts beating, hear the flapping of birds' wings. Heal the broken, embrace the vulnerable. Speak to the living trees. Be pulled down by no one, and by nothing. This is how to be a Goddess. - C. JoyBell C.
I know you don't think that any tongue I speak is mine; it must be rented. I am always denial, or pretense. A child born mid-flight has no nation. I can pull on either culture, but they always melt like a dream, trickle away, water on the oiled pelt of foreign. - Jasmine Ann Cooray
When a child receives the message, even subtly or indirectly, that his emotions don't matter, he will grow up feeling, somewhere deep inside, that he himself doesn't matter. - Jonice Webb
One's past can't be erased, it can only be learned from, the child taught her. - H. L. Balcomb
If one million of you give assent to the one thousand who participate in the murder of a child, then one million of you are a million times guilty. - Compton Gage
If we can cease envisaging ourselves as metaphorical foetuses, and substitute the image of a newborn child, then that will be at least a small intellectual advance. In time, perhaps, we may even learn to toddle. - Salman Rushdie
Falling in love you remain a child; rising in love you mature. By and by love becomes not a relationship, it becomes a state of your being. Not that you are in love - now you are love. - Osho
Behind every angry soul is a wounded child that just wanted you to love them for who they are. - Shannon L. Alder
One of the ways I know I shouldn't be online is when I'm looking to get something that I already have in abundance as a child of God. - Sammy Rhodes
I would there were no age between sixteen and three-and-twenty, or that youth would sleep out the rest, for there is nothing in the between but getting wenches with child, wronging the ancientry, stealing, fighting. - William Shakespeare
Reprimand not a child immediately on the offence. Wait till the irritation has been replaced by serenity. - Moses Hasid
Mostly you love them and you cherish their milestones but occasionally you do want to tape them to a chair. That would be child abuse, DO NOT TAPE YOUR CHILDREN TO CHAIRS. If you want to tape your baby dolls to chairs, be my guest. I am fairly certain that there isn't like a Cabbage Patch CPS. - E. A. Davis
How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is to have a thankless child! - William Shakespeare
Each child is a new being, a potentialprophet, a new spiritual prince, a new spark of light.... Whoare we to decide that it is hopeless (impossible)? - Derric Yuh Ndim
A small child being dragged to bed peered curiously at me as it passed, then waved. We waved back, not being entirely sure how else to respond to small creatures like that. - Kate Griffin
Love the world as the mother loves her little child. - Debasish Mridha
Earth is sad, Moon is shy, Sun is happy but wait a moment, I just forgot to tell you that I am the child of open sky. - Santosh Kalwar
When I intentionally thank God for the good gifts that come from being his child, I find it almost impossible to maintain my sour disposition. - Lori Hatcher
My husband and I are either going to buy a dog or have a child. We can't decide whether to ruin our carpet or ruin our lives. - Rita Rudner
People often write me and ask how I keep my wood floors so clean when I live with a child and a dog, and my answer is that I use a technique called Suffering From a Mental Illness. - Heather Armstrong
I, the ordinary restless child, the plain adolescent, the commoner who had been a nun twice, would prove to be a Daughter of Heaven. - Shan Sa
If you want to be creative, stay in part a child, with the creativity and invention that characterizes children before they are deformed by adult society. - Piaget
There was once a house built out of memories and inside this house lived a woman called The Memory Snatcher. This woman was my Aunt Beydan. She was a sorceress and as a child I feared she would stalk me in my sleep and steal all my memories until I could no longer remember who I was. - Diriye Osman
Future strong is adventurous self-mastery. Unlocking your future by running toward the unknown, with the wondrous soul of a child and the drive of a force that will not be stopped. - Bill Jensen
Behind every person who’s committed an unimaginable crime is an adult who committed unimaginable violence against them as a child. All of them, as if it was plotted that way. Violence begets violence, and that violence begets even more violence. - Ji-young Gong
The world might stop in ten minutes; meanwhile, we are to go on doing our duty. The great thing is to be found at one's post as a child of God, living each day as though it were our last, but planning as though our world might last a hundred years. - C.S. Lewis
A child of five could understand this. Send someone to fetch a child of five. - Groucho Marx
Having a child isn't a deal you strike with life. As I said: a child is a gift. And what remains after a child is gone is the memory of the years it was allowed to live. Not its death - Carsten Jensen
Childhood is not from birth to a certain age and at a certain age. The child is grown, and puts away childish things. Childhood is the kingdom where nobody dies. - Edna St. Vincent Millay
You are the child of this universe; you have the right to success and peace. - Debasish Mridha
Leave your mark on the world by leaving behind a child who grows up to love and serve the Lord. - Elizabeth George
The future of my child is unknown but I have loved him, supported him, and taught him right from wrong. I will continue to do so... - Brenda Lochinger
Just as it is impossible to explain childbirth to a woman who has never given birth, it is impossible to explain child loss to a person who has never lost a child. - Lynda Cheldelin Fell
No parent should have to bury their child. - Theoden
Interviewer (Louise Tucker): What did you want to be when you grew up? Have you always wanted to be a writer?IllumBerg: When I was a child I was busy being a child. [...] - Natasha Illum Berg
A man’s weakness is his family and a woman’s is her child - M.F. Moonzajer
Man is most nearly himself when he achieves the seriousness of a child at play. - Heraclitus
Teachers, you don't teach a subject, you teach a child. - Deepa Bhushan
The difference between punishment and discipline is a powerful child. - Danny Silk
Every child deserves a home and love. Period.
Ish #28 "Give you child a name with meaning. - Regina Griffin
Even a minor event in the life of a child is an event of that child's world and thus a world event - Gaston Bachelard
You are a child of humanity and every day is your precious birthday. - Debasish Mridha
A child cannot be taught by anyone who despises him, and a child cannot afford to be fooled. A child cannot be taught by anyone whose demand, essentially, is that the child repudiate his experience, and all that gives him sustenance. - James Baldwin
If a fourteen year-old can deliver your message, it's not because he's gifted. It's because intellectually, you're a child. - Bill Maher
Tell a child, that he will soon be homeless; he will slowly detach from the world. Tell that same child that he is now homeless, he will abandon all foundations. Tell the child he has a home again, he may return to Earth from his travels, but he will never want to see this world again. - Justin K. McFarlane Beau
That's my fault, of course, because I behaved stupidly, like a child, because I didn't like feeling rejected. I need to learn to lose a little better. - Paula Hawkins
A child is the root of the heart. - Maria de Jesus
I can't say I ever remember getting less than a whole child in my 29 years here.They come in whole and I teach 'em that way. - David Kahn
Only a foolish child would go swimming in the river that swallowed his father. - Bamigboye Olurotimi
My best advice to anyone who wants to raise a happy, mentally healthy child is: Keep him or her as far away from a church as you can. - Frank Zappa
Every child needs a champion. - Hillary Rodham Clinton
The adult within me would be much wiser to learn from the child within me rather than focus on the demand that the child within me grow up. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Tracer lighting up the sky.It's another families' turn to die.A child afraid to even cry out says,He has been here.And I see no bravery,No bravery in your eyes anymore.Only sadness. - James Blunt
The sun illuminates only the eye of the man, but shines into the eyes and the heart of the child. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
To the world, most people are not remembered for being great parents. To the child, without parents, nothing great would have been put into the world. - J.R. Rim
Strive to have the faith of a child; endeavour to have the wisdom of an elder. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Be the kind of grown up you needed as a child. - Jill Telford
If you want to treat your book as a child, the finished book should be an adult, capable to stand on its own legs and able to weather the thunder. Not a baby that still needs to be defended. - Martyn V. Halm
If I can't trust my child with what is happening in our home how do I think he or she will ever experience trust? - K.L. Jordaan
When you start listening to side talks, you begin to behave like a child, and you must kill the child to sustain the man, the man is always overlooking and philosophical. - Michael Bassey Johnson
A child sees possibilities; an adult sees through the windows of harsh past realities. - Debasish Mridha
The best security blanket a child can have is parents who respect each other. - Jan Blaustone
A good mother does not live only for her children. She always has some bond with other mothers, no matter what class, nationality or race they may be. All mothers have the same joys, the same sorrows, the same anxieties. All mothers think first of their child and of children. - Werenfried Von Straaten
It is not the absence of sin but the grieving over it which distinguishes the child of God from empty professors - Arthur W. Pink
Until a child is one year old it is incapable of sin. - The Talmud
It is often difficult to educate a child about the beauty of an open mind when he is a prisoner of societal conformity. - Debasish Mridha
We not only need to have a deep respect for children; but also a deep respect for the child in everyone. - C. JoyBell C.
The finest inheritance you can give to a child is to allow it to make its own way, completely on its own feet.
You have only one chance to raise your child. - Jackie Kennedy
Birthing is never easy or without pain, be it a universe, a child, or a fresh start in life. Contraction precedes expansion. Darkness comes before dawn. Joy follows pain. This is the way of things. - John Mark Green
A child playing with its father screams louder, laughs harder, jumps more eagerly, puts more faith in everything. - Lydia Netzer
It is unrealistic to assume that if all goes well in a child's life, he or she will be happy. Happiness is not something one can ask of a child. Children suffer in a way that adults don't always realize under the pressure their parents put on them to be happy. - Adam Phillips
Somewhere on this globe, every ten seconds, there is a woman giving birth to a child. She must be found and stopped. - Sam Levenson
There is one habit one should not grow out of -that is Being A Child at Heart . - Ashok Khurana
Parents often ask - how do I get my child interested in books and reading? One tried and true way that my late husband and I used was paying them to read. For each book that my sons read, we paid them $1. They soon developed a love for reading and forgot all about the money. Amazing but true! - Soraya Diase Coffelt
Just because a child doesn’t have both parents raising him or her, doesn’t mean that child becomes half the person they were meant to be. One wonderful parent can love enough for two, and love will always be the biggest influence in a child’s life. - Ron Baratono
Each and every Indian, man or woman, child or Elder, is a spirit-warrior. - Leonard Peltier
Reading is one of the best ways to bond with your child. Bond this Christmas with It’s Not About You, Mr. Santa Claus - Soraya Diase Coffelt
Liberate your Mind Black Child ,free your self from Mental slavery. - Nkosinathi Mehlomakulu
The ruling classes use broken and smashed up childhoods as weaponised instruments of domination around the world. This is why the government has no incentive to end child abuse; because the government needs abuse victims as enforcers. - Stefan Molyneux
The novelist is more like a pregnant woman who delivers her own child unaided. A messy procedure, with lots of groaning. - David Mitchell
Never give a child a sword. - Latin Proverb
If a child shows himself to be incorrigible, he should be decently and quietly beheaded at the age of twelve, lest he grow to maturity, marry, and perpetuate his kind. - Don Marquis
Parenting the outside of the child is as useless as polishing a rotten apple. - Benjamin Lotter
Teach a child not to seek help but to seek the opportunity to help others. - Debasish Mridha
Don't get me wrong, magic is cool. But a nervous mother singing to her child at night while something moves quietly through the dark outside her house? That's a story. Handled properly, it's more dramatic than any apocalypse or goblin army could ever be. - Patrick Rothfuss
Take a child & teach him physics his first 7 grades of education, I submit he'd excel to a savant-like level. Imagine adult focus for 7 yrs. - Ace Antonio Hall
This is heaven my child. - Santosh Kalwar
Yet what use against the deceit of a state are the memories of a child? - Aminatta Forna
When writing for children, it's important to keep in touch with our own inner child. What frightened them, made them happy, made them sad or angry? - C.J. Heck
Have patience awhile; slanders are not long-lived. Truth is the child of time; erelong she shall appear to vindicate thee. - Immanuel Kant
A child comes from God, a child is a gift from God, but a child is not our possession. Give the child unconditional love and freedom. Respect the child, the child has its own soul. The child has its own way. - Swami Dhyan Giten
If your child is constantly interrupting or doing other things to get your attention, he is not getting enough communication of the right kind. Just the fact that you are in the house with him all day does not mean that you are necessarily devoting any time to com- munication of his choice. - Ruth Minshull
The people’s life journey traverses from being child to being wild; the privilege is not in growing old but being able to hold the infant’s nature for as many days and as much as a person can in oneself. - Anuj Somany
A child is a curly, dimpled lunatic. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Move on, sky is not limit, wind can touch you, water can dip you, mother will care you, wife will nurture you and above all, oneday you will see your child following, up above the sky; you became a star, twinkling, watching and waiting to come back again, on earth. - Santosh Kalwar
Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed. - Maria Montessori
Ask your child what he wants for dinner only if he's buying. - Fran Lebowitz
Be happy for no reason, like a child. If you are happy for a reason, you’re in trouble, because that reason can be taken from you. - Deepak Chopra
Man lowers his head and lunges into civilization, forgetting the days of his infancy when he sought truth in a snowflake or a stick. Man forgets the wisdom of the child. - Jack Kerouac
Our care of the child should be governed, not by the desire to make him learn things, but by the endeavor always to keep burning within him that light which is called intelligence. - Maria Montessori
When sighs are hypnotized by sorrowHappy moments you need to borrowFrom a little child or from a birdWho has the wild freedom of soul: stirred! - Munia Khan
A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong. - Thomas Szasz
Reasoning with a child is fine, if you can reach the child's reason without destroying your own. - John Mason Brown
The important is not so much that every child should be taught, as that every child should be given the wish to learn. - John Lubbock
Education does not exist for the benefit of students or for the benefit of their parents. It's exists for the benefit of social order. You do not need to be a student or have a child who is a student to benefit from education. Every second of every day of your life, you benefit from education. - Saminu Kanti
Yvette had never talked about her marriage - she was a smart girl, and she knew you had no right to complain about someone you got all the way to the altar with. You made that choice, even if you were a child when you did it, and the marriage vow was sacred. - Maile Meloy
the imagination of a child is the most precious gift we can share - CL Bennett
Man must be happy, as happy as a poor child cheerfully playing with his poor toy! - Mehmet Murat ildan
What can the England of 1940 have in common with the England of 1840? But then, what have you in common with the child of five whose photograph your mother keeps on the mantelpiece? Nothing, except that you happen to be the same person. - George Orwell
Anything can be art: painting stairs, raising a child, or organising a trip to the end of the world. It's the way you live that makes you either an artist, or an art connoisseur, or an unsatisfied critic. - Mykyta Isagulov
Writing a book is like raising a child. They are conceived in private, and with hard labor, delivered in due time and given a name. Our own DNA is written all over them, and we pray their life will be a blessing to others. - Danny L. Deaubé
The most destructive thing we can possibly do in life is to make another person doubt his worth and identity as a child of God. The very most productive thing we can do is to help ourselves and others realize that as children of God, our worth is infinite. - Toni Sorenson
May you always see the world through the eyes of a child. - C.J. Heck
A child develops best when, like a young plant, he is left undisturbed in the same soil. Too much travel, too much variety of impressions, are not good for the young, and cause them as they grow up to become incapable of enduring fruitful monotony. - Bertrand Russell
it's all right", he said in a clear voice as if explaining something to a child. "It's quite all right. She's having a rest. We'll be going soon. There's no hurry. You see -" Bond's head sank down against hers and he whispered into her hair - "you see, we've got all the time in the world". - Ian Fleming, On Her Majesty's Secret Service
When a child studies hard, it seems that he is going to be an industrious and in service; but if a child studies hardly, then wondering why it seems that he is going to be a big industrialist on growing up. - Anuj Somany
Sympathy is the child of imagination - Clarence Darrow
What I wanted to do was work with kids with behavioral and emotional handicaps. It's a puzzle, learning each child, because each child is different.
When I was a child I spake as a child. - Bible
I keep pointing at the child; they keep staring at my finger. - Maria Montessori
A man never stands as tall as when he kneels to help a child.
A child of my own! Oh, no, no, no! Let my flesh perish with me, and let me not transmit to anyone the boredom and ignominiousness of life. - Gustave Flaubert
A child of five would understand this. Send someone to fetch a child of five. - Groucho Marx
I never read to kill time. Killing time is like killing someone's wife or a child. There is nothing more precious for me than time. - Stanisław Lem
Prejudice is the child of ignorance.
Beware of him who hates the laugh of a child.
What is patriotism but the love of the food one ate as a child? - Lin Yutang
Peace is an innocent child hated by some deviant and those who hate him will find no peace ever in their lives! - Mehmet Murat ildan
It is very rare for a child of God to find gold and crude oil on the floor to fetch. He/she must dig and dig deeply well!!! - Israelmore Ayivor
You're going to burn in a very special level of hell. A level they reserve for child molesters and people who talk at the theater. - Joss Whedon
Disciplining a child is easier than disciplining a grown person, and forgiving a child’s insolence is easier than forgiving a grown person's impudence. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Creativity represents a miraculous coming together of the uninhibited energy of the child with its apparent opposite and enemy, the sense of order imposed on the disciplined adult intelligence. - Norman Podhoretz
How sharper than a serpent's tooth it isTo have a thankless child! - William Shakespeare
No one forgives with more grace and love than a child. - Gordon Atkinson
Angels dancing on the head of a pin dissolve into nothingness at the bedside of a dying child. - Waiter Rant
I come from a culture of handwringers, vengeance seekers, people who name children after ancestors by rote -- first child, paternal grandfather, second child, maternal, and on and on and on. - Julia Glass
Knowledge empowers people with our most powerful tool: the ability to think and decide. There is no power for change greater than a child discovering what he or she cares about. (Speech about Global Warming read on the National Mall for the 40th anniversary of Earth Day, 2010) - Seymour Simon
I’m convinced that one of the most powerful forces on earth is the prayer of a child. - Wess Stafford
The guys who fear becoming fathers don't understand that fathering is not something perfect men do, but something that perfects the man. The end product of child raising is not the child, but the parent. - Frank Pittman
The presence of even a single poor child on the street means a million defeats for mankind. - Mehmet Murat ildan
as a child i used to complain to my father about not having toys and he would say (calvero points at his own head) this is the greatest toy ever created. Here lies the secret of all happiness. - Anonymous
One of the most dangerous things that can happen to a child is to kill or torture an animal an get away with it. - Margaret Mead
There are really places in your heart that you don't know exist until you love a child. - Anne Lamott
It is raining in my heart.Humanity is shedding a tear.I asked, Who is suffering?Is it my mother?Silence.No answer.Everyone has a mother,And she always suffers.Why as a child do we let our mothers suffer?I could not get an answer. - Debasish Mridha M.D.
Each one's no longer consciousOf the high wall, or the rest:Since the one enduring fortress,Is the soldier's iron breast.If you’d live unconquered,Quickly arm, and fight the real foe:Every wife an Amazon bred,And every child a hero. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
A simple child. That lightly draws its breath. And feels its life in every limb. What should it know of death? - William Wordsworth
A poet more than thirty years old is simply an overgrown child. - H. L. Mencken
Screaming at children over their grades, especially to the point of the child's tears, is child abuse, pure and simple. It's not funny and it's not good parenting. It is a crushing, scarring, disastrous experience for the child. It isn't the least bit funny. - Ben Stein
What I’m suggesting is that the essence of leadership is soundness and that the essence of soundness is soul, which paradoxical as you might think it is, is that child within. - Tim Macartney-Snape
Courage is not beating up the bully or letting the bully beat you up, it is standing strong before the bully and seeing him for what he truly is: a child of God in need of an attitude adjustment. - Toni Sorenson
Can the child who is Dell; be the outer emoodiment of man's quest to save himself? To cure himself?...Or, to "be" himself? - Milkweed L. Augustine
The little child learns to speak, though it has no learned teachers - because it lives with those who know how to speak. - Zhuangzi
When I was a child, I thought as a child. But now I have put away childish things. - Philip K. Dick
I regard taking healthy sea level adapted children to the 13,796 feet very high altitude summit of Mauna Kea as a form of child abuse. - Steven Magee
Parenting requires a delicate balance of letting your child be your spiritual teacher while you maintain the clarity and boundaries to be her Earthly teacher. - Jennifer Griffin
Every child gets a good mother, but not every mother gets a good child. - Amit Kalantri
He who dies with the most toys...dies a child. - James Rozoff
The difficult child is the child who is unhappy. He is at war with himself; and in consequence, he is at war with the world.
You want to raise your child in such a way that you don%uFFFDt have to control him, so that he will be in full possession of himself at all times. Upon that depends his good behavior, his health, his sanity. - L. Ron Hubbard
The best words of wisdom that a parent can say to their child is "I Am proud of you". - Unarine Ramaru
Even so, [...] in the silence after a winter storm has ceased to howl, in the soft whisper of a morning snowfall, in the way the moonlight sparkles over new-fallen snow, you can feel when she has been near by, ever searching. You can sense the presence of the Winter Child. - Cameron Dokey
Distrust won’t do good to you.But still if you ever do.Doubt you husband,Maybe doubt your wife.But never suspect,your kid’s father,or the mother of your child. - Jasleen Kaur Gumber
You're never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read to a child. - Dr. Seuss
A good editor can make a respectable writer remarkable, just like a good parent helps a child become amazing. - Justin Alcala
I believe that it should be the blessing of every child to be born into a home where that child is welcomed, nurtured, loved, and blessed with parents, a father and a mother, who live with loyalty to one another and to their children. - Gordon B. Hinckley
You are an unusual, brilliant child who has not seen enough of life to grasp the full measure of human stupidity. - Ayn Rand
I have loved like a child collecting shells along the shore line, discarding one shell for another of seemingly more outward beauty with no knowledge of the pearls that were hidden within. - Robert Anthony
When I lay these questions before God I get no answer. But a rather special sort of 'No answer.' It is not the locked door. It is more like a silent, certainly not uncompassionate, gaze. As though He shook His head not in refusal but waiving the question. Like, 'Peace, child; you don't understand. - C.S. Lewis
Remember the days when you let your child have some chocolate if he finished his cereal? Now, chocolate is one of the cereals. - Robert Orben
It is my belief...that the talents every child has, regardless of his official 'I.Q,' could stay with him through life, to enrich him and everybody else, if these talents were not regarded as commodities with a value in the success-stakes. - Doris Lessing
one blow in anger [would] kill, probably, a child from aged two to eight. Those over eight would take two blows to kill. - Patricia Highsmith
When I was a child, I spoke as a child, I understood as a child, I reasoned as a child, but when I became a man, I put away childish things. - Holy Bible, 1 Corinthians 13:11
A true sage is simple like a child. - Debasish Mridha
Who knew Demon Child would have such a normal name? I expected something exotic like Serena or Destiny or the Evil One That Comes in the Night to Make Us Chilly. - Darynda Jones
The secret of happiness lies in the lifestyle of a child who lives in present; past and future are only the grammar thing for him. - Ankit Rawat
and children are still the way you were ...as a child, sad and happy in just the same way and if you think of your childhood, you once again live among them, among the solitary children, and the grownups are nothing, and their dignity has no value. - Rainer Maria Rilke
Experience has taught us that we have only one enduring weapon in our struggle against mental illness: the emotional discovery of our truth about the unique history of our childhood.-, author of The Drama of The Gifted Child - Alice Miller
Listen to the mustn'ts, child. Listen to the don'ts. Listen to the shouldn'ts, the impossibles, the won'ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me... Anything can happen, child. Anything can be. - Shel Silverstein
You rock a sobbing child without wondering if today's world is passing you by, because you know you hold tomorrow in your arms. - Neil A. Maxwell
First you be a hero and then raise your child to be a hero. - Amit Kalantri
Teach a child to love his world deeply so that he may find the beauty and joy of life. - Debasish Mridha
In a brain scan, relational pain—that caused by isolation during punishment—can look the same as physical abuse. Is alone in the corner the best place for your child? - Daniel J. Siegel
My mind is killing me— The Glass Child, Stuck In My Mind - Charlotte Eriksson
Every child ought to know the light of knowledge. - Lailah Gifty Akita
My feelings towards it can only be paralleled by that of a doting parent towards an idiot child. - Charlotte Brontë
The secret of dealing successfully with a child is not to be its parent. - Mel Lazarus
When a child reaches puberty, parents become so curious about their sex lives and whereabouts, put them behind bars to their own detriment. When such a child breaks free, don't be surprised to see him/her in porn movies. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Being a 'good' parent is more about the parent, and, less about the 'supposedly-could-have-been-bad' child. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
When she was a child, my love carried a road-map in her hand the way other girls carried handkerchiefs. She always knew the way. Her feet were little wings. And her beautiful head was a compass. - Roman Payne
When you're given a brilliant child you polish her and let her shine. Pigs in Heaven - Barbara Kingsolver
The things that are essential to salvation are so exceedingly simple that no child need sit down in despair of understanding the things which make for his peace. Christ crucified is not a riddle for sages, but a plain truth for plain people. True it is meat for men, but it is also milk for babes. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Like a child, always enjoy the world. - Debasish Mridha
The Smile of a Child enlarge the universe (D'un enfant le sourire - Agrandit l'univers) - Charles de Leusse
It is not that the child lives in a world of imagination, but that the child within us survives and starts into life only at rare moments of recollection, which makes us believe, and it is not true, that, as children, we were imaginative? - Cesare Pavese
Maturity consists in having rediscovered the seriousness one had as a child at play. - Friedrich Nietzsche
To be ignorant of what occurred before you were born is to remain always a child. - Cicero
I would have made a terrible parent. The first time my child didn't do what I wanted, I'd kill him. - Katharine Hepburn
Child, you have to learn to see things in the right proportions. Learn to see great things great and small things small. - Corrie ten Boom
It is not how much money or luxury you avail a child that counts, but how well you nurture and raise the child to become useful, and a more productive individual in the society that matters - Abdulzeez Henry Musa
As a child I was an inveterate liar. As opposed to now, I am a Novelist. - John Green
A child who is protected from all controversial ideas is as vulnerable as a child who is protected from every germ. The infection, when it comes- and it will come- may overwhelm the system, be it the immune system or the belief system. - Jane Smiley
What a child doesn't receive he can seldom later give. - P. D. James
An old man is twice a child. - William Shakespeare
Notwithstanding how uncanny moments of life might be, you never walk backwards. Once you take a step, you move forward by a step with a step. That is life! Even a child would never crawl backward and so would streams hardly flow backward. Just keep moving when it is a must to move! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
A child has a greater chance of being sexually abused than burned in a fire. Along with stop, drop, and roll we must teach them to yell, run, and tell. - Carolyn Byers Ruch
I looked at Lucas with the pang that a parent feels when he knows his child will be hurt and that it's no one's fault and that to try to preempt the rites of passage is an act of contempt for the child's courage. - James Lee Burke
Train up a child in the way he should go; and when he is old he will not depart from it. - Bible
On top of the abuse and neglect, denial heaps more hurt upon the child by requiring the child to alienate herself from reality and her own experience. In troubled families, abuse and neglect are permitted; it's the talking about them that is forbidden. - Marcia Sirota
Unhappiness in a child accumulates because he sees no end to the dark tunnel. The thirteen weeks of a term might just as well be thirteen years. - Graeme Greene
A child is not likely to find a father in God unless he finds something of God in his father.
Like a child standing in a beautiful park with his eyes shut tight, there's no need to imagine trees, flowers, deer, birds, and sky; we merely need to open our eyes and realize what is already here, who we already are - as soon as we stop pretending we're small or unholy. - Bo Lozoff
I destroyed that doll, hoping the sacrifice would somehow reverse time and bring my father back. I was a mad scientist and an angry child. - Walter Mosley
... education is the second food a parent can give a child. - Uzoma Nnadi
Love is a wild child, always at odds with society. - Marty Rubin
a manual for how to build a mentally ill child - David Foster Wallace
The birth of a child is a joy to the parent and the world. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Venice was a contrast from Los Angeles itself, where you might see a woman with $15,000 tits, a face frozen in place by Botox, wobbling with her $4,000 Gucci bag right past a child with a sunken belly and exposed ribs encaging a heart too weak to scream. - Jackie Haze, Borderless
The tides are in our veins, we still mirror the stars, life is your child, but there is in meOlder and harder than life and more impartial, the eye that watched before there was an ocean. - Robinson Jeffers
When we lose our spiritual child then that is when we have grown old. - Stephen Richards
Finishing a book is just like you took a child out in the back yard and shot it. - Truman Capote
There are no seven wonders of the world in the eyes of a child. There are seven million. - Walt Streightiff
I think reading is a gift. It was a gift that was given to me as a child by many people, and now as an adult and a writer, I'm trying to give a little of it back to others. It's one of the greatest pleasures I know. - Ann M. Martin
What will a child learn sooner than a song? - Alexander Pope
Something wrong with your child? Feed them and put them to bed. Something wrong with your man? Feed him and take him to bed. Lady Jeeha "Wolf Dawn - Susan Cartwright
We nurture our creativity when we release our inner child. Let it run and roam free. It will take you on a brighter journey. - Serina Hartwell
Child, to say the very thing you really mean, the whole of it, nothing more or less or other than what you really mean; that's the whole art and joy of words. - C.S. Lewis
NEVER EVER STAY IN AN ABUSIVE RELATIONSHIP FOR THE SAKE OF YOUR CHILDREN. That is the worst thing one can ever do. It is better for a child to live with one Good Parent than two frustrated,screwed up ones. - Rachitha Cabral
The sign of a true Guardian is to guide a child with integrity and to leave the student with the wisdom of choice. - Peter SMith Talking Cures
If Children are God's Gift then adopted are God's child. - Revathi Sankaran
Beauty is dad kissing mom's hand when it cramps.Beauty is seeing a Persian woman dance.Ugly is not the absence of beauty.Uglyis the inability to identify it.The inability to be surprised by it.It is the persistent reluctance to be made a child by it.Beauty is simplythe manifestation oflove. - Kamand Kojouri
Even a child cannot sit here without support. Some support will be necessary. No one can live without the support from the material world. After getting the support from one’s own Soul, one doesn’t need the support from the material world. ‘He’ will then become independent [support-free]. - Dada Bhagwan
A child cannot pay for its mother's milk - Chinua Achebe
When a child is locked in the bathroom with water running and he says he's doing nothing but the dog is barking, call 911. - Erma Bombeck
As a grown-up, you have the widest array of constant struggles and battles you need to win. Yet, the most challenging is making a child know he or she is the noblest and most gratifying cause of all. - Zoran Stojkovski
Verily, a man teaching his child manners is better than giving one bushel of grain in alms.
A child can die even in the safest place on earth- its mother's womb! - Munia Khan
Even now I remember those pictures, like pictures in a storybook one loved as a child. Radiant meadows, mountains vaporous in the trembling distance; leaves ankle-deep on a gusty autumn road; bonfires and fog in the valleys; cellos, dark window-panes, snow. - Donna Tartt
He had never been a religious person. Even as a child he had found the notion of an omnipotent creator who punished his crations inconsistently for minor infractions of a vaguely defined moral code to be unthinkable to anyone with an ounce of sense. - Michael Thomas Ford
I am half child, half ancient. - Björk
Your relationship with God has to be alive: Learn to be His child - Sunday Adelaja
Forcing the muse to let thoughts flow; equals to pushing a child, into labor. - Aniruddha Sastikar
A child is reliving millions of years of Evolution from a single cell to a XXI Century Human. This is the most amazing miracle I've ever encountered, and I am truly grateful to the Nature for letting me perform it - for letting me create a new life called Emily. - Sophia Newtown
A warm house is the best New Year present for every child! - Mehmet Murat ildan
She was an experimental child but compassionate with it. - Joe Cawley
I am a baby, I am a child, I am the innocent wonder in my eyes I am a glimpse, I am a sign, of someone I can be, someone I might I am not one, I am not two, but I am a million things entwined I am a piece, I am a slice, strung together by the yarns of time. - Sanober Khan
It doesn't take a man to have a child, it takes a man to raise a child. - GonzoBilly
I want to have the eyes of an adult to see the world as it is, but I more desperately want to have the heart of a child to make certain that I never forget what it could be. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
A child may have too much of his mother's blessing. - Scottish Proverb
I grew up in a hospital and as a child I played in the dissecting room - Gustave Flaubert
To see the magic of life look through the wondrous eyes of a child. - Debasish Mridha
You are the child of this universe. For you, she was waiting billions of years. - Debasish Mridha
Art is the child of nature in whom we trace the features of the mothers face. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Sentiment has never been unpopular except with a few sick persons who are made sicker by the sight of a child, a glimpse of a wedding, or the thought of a happy home. - Oscar Hammerstein II
Don't limit a child to your own learning, for he was born in another time. - Rabbinical Saying
Families, when a child is born Want it to be intelligent. I, through intelligence, Having wrecked my whole life, Only hope the baby will prove Ignorant and stupid. Then he will crown a tranquil life By becoming a Cabinet Minister
The land's fruitfulness is the "natural" consequence of covenant faithfulness enacted on both sides, Israel's and God's. A productive land is a gift something like a child to a healthy marriage; in each case, thriving results from and witnesses to long-sustained faithfulness between two partners. - Ellen F. Davis
There is no such thing as a child who hates to read; there are only children who have not found the right book. - Frank Serafini
You can't teach a child what to dream, but you can teach them how to dream. #imagination - K. Lamb
Children love and want to be loved and they very much prefer the joy of accomplishment to the triumph of hateful failure. Do not mistake a child for his symptom. - Erik Erikson
The child, unhampered, does not waste time. - Caroline Pratt
The child is the father of the man. - William Wordsworth
A child may be "spoiled" by a lack of training or by inappropriate love that gives or trains incorrectly. - Garry Chapman
You are judged many times more by what you give assent to others doing than what you do yourself. If one million of you give assent to the one thousand who participate in the murder of a child, then one million of you are a million times guilty. - Compton Gage
The simplest toy, one which even the youngest child can operate, is called a grandparent. - Sam Levenson
What I’ve realized is that life doesn’t count for much unless you’re willing to do your small part to leave our children all of our children a better world. Any fool can have a child. That doesn’t make you a father. It’s the courage to raise a child that makes you a father. - Barack Obama
When I was a child, it was a matter of pride that I could plow through a Nancy Drew story in one afternoon, and begin another in the evening. . . . I was probably trying to impress the librarians who kept me supplied with books. - Kathleen Norris
It strikes me as unfortunate that this approach - affording the same dignity to and investing in the same quality for a poor child as you would for your own - is so often received as provocative. - Jacob Lief
Your primary goal should be to have a great life. You can still have a good day, enjoy your child, and ultimately find happiness, whether your ex is acting like a jerk or a responsible person. Your happiness is not dependent upon someone else.
For the first time in human history, most people are doing things that could never interest a child enough to want to tag along. That says less about the child than about us. - Anthony Esolen
If you have never been hated by your child, you have never been a parent. - Bette Davis
The object of teaching a child is to enable him to get along without a teacher. - Elbert Hubbard
As a child, my clothes were always tailored to be oversized, because I quickly outgrew them and then needed bigger ones. As an adult, I still don't cut my coat according to size - Sola Kosoko
Most kids act out because they want your attention. Don't spank your child show them some attention. - Alcurtis Turner
To risk life to save a smile on a face of a woman or a child is the secret of chivalry. - Dejan Stojanovic
The Lord replied, "The years when you have seen only one set of footprints, my child, is when I carried you. - Mary Stevenson
I'm convinced that before the year 2000 is over, the first child will have been born on the moon. - Wernher von Braun
God is in control of all events and is able to protect and provide for you His child. - Jim George
A man never knows exactly how the child of his brain will strike other people. - William Howard Taft
the sculpting of the brain’s circuitry during this period of brain growth depends to a great degree on what a child experiences day-to-day. - Lisa Lantieri
My mother once said that having a small child is like having a permanently drunk houseguest. - Moira Hodgson
I’ve been firmly grounded in reality since I was a child, and I’m still waiting for it to impress me. - Jessica Conoley
I am not sure that you can be taught how to love. In many ways it is innate - just watch and see what small child effortlessly does. But you can be reminded of it and invited to it and reminded of it. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Remember, you're the most loving child of this universe. Universe has to wait billions of years to get impregnated with you. You are the joy and creator of your universe. - Debasish Mridha
Life for a child of God isn't about your successes or failures; Christ IS your success. - Jenari Skye
I can never be perfectly certain whether Helen was got with child by Leonard Bast or by his fatal forgotten umbrella. All things considered, I think it must have been the umbrella. - Katherine Mansfield
If you don't understand how a woman could both love her sister dearly and want to wring her neck at the same time, then you were probably an only child. - Linda Sunshine
Every child comes with the message that God is not yet discouraged of man. - Rabindranath Tagore
You are a child of love that has come here to live in love and to give away love. - Debasish Mridha
I know about me. I am the moons sister, a tidal child stranded on land. The sea always in my ear, a surf of eternal discontent in my blood. - Keri Hulme
We fear something before we hate it; a child who fears noises becomes a man who hates noises. - Cyril Connolly
The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; to a friend, your heart; to your child, a good example; to a father, deference; to your mother, conduct that will make her proud of you; to yourself, respect; to all men, charity. - Francis Maitland Balfour
To receive children’s love and to come home to a child who runs to you with a hug, among the most powerful emotional experiences available. - Dennis Prager
To bring up a child in the way he should go, travel that way yourself once in a while. - Josh Billings
The child's existence turned a plain world to riches. Her life raised up like this, the child giving point and purpose to each day, the care of him transforming her, widening and deepening her. - Mary Costello
As child, when the elders spoke their wise words, it only echoes in my ears. As adult, I have crystal clear insight to the wise aphorisms by the elderly. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Ask yourself this question: Of this had been a white child found dead in a black neighborhood, would they be knocking on every door? 'Yes, sir.' Searching high and low? 'Yes, indeed.' It this had been a white child, would they paint him as a sinner and not a saint? 'Lord, no... - Ravi Howard
I sometimes wake in the early morning & listen to the soft breathing of my child & I think to myself, this is one thing I will never regret & I carry that quiet with me all day long. - Brian Andreas
Luck is the bastard child of Fate and Destiny. - Carroll Bryant
When I was a child, I used to speak like a child, think like a child, reason like a child; when I became a man, I did away with childish things. - 1 Corinthians 13 11
When I was a child, I used to wonder why markets in my locality were all situated near the main roads. I grew up a little to get the answer; " that business minded people can meet there easily!" Your dream must be situated where they can meet people! - Israelmore Ayivor
When a child asks you something, answer him, for goodness' sake! - Harper Lee
Sit down before fact as a little child, be prepared to give up every preconceived notion... or you shall learn nothing. - Thomas H. Huxley
The smile of a child is the inspiration for the future. - Debasish Mridha
Every child likes to take a pencil to make a mark. Everybody makes beautiful things when they are three, four, or five years old. Most people lose that spontaneity; I think that always happens. Some are able to win a second spontaneity. - Álvaro Siza
A child who grows up too closely aligned with adults assumes knowledge of a life she hasn’t yet experienced. - Suzanne Haynes, Loretta Nyhan
In every man, there is a child. In every woman, there is a mother. - Santosh Kalwar
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
A mother's love for her child is like nothing else in the world. - Agatha Christie
The festive season isn’t just a time to teach children about Jesus and giving, it’s also a time to teach your children about those less fortunate. This year, encourage your children to pick a present and give it to a child who has none, or take them to a charity drive. - Soraya Diase Coffelt
To be ignorant of what occurred before you were born is to remain always a child. For what is the worth of human life, unless it is woven into the life of ancestors' by the records of history? - Cicerone Marco Tulliio
Parents teach children discipline for two different, indeed diametrically opposed, reasons: to render the child submissive to them and to make him independent of them. Only a self-disciplined person can be obedient; and only such a person can be autonomous. - Thomas Szasz
It is spring again. The earth is like a child that knows poems by heart. - Rainer Maria Rilke
Free children are not easily influenced; the absence of fear accounts for this phenomenon. Indeed, the absence of fear is the finest thing that can happen to a child.
Forgetting nature is like forgetting your mother. Remember you are a child of nature. You are connected to it and belong to it. So don’t forget to protect her. - Debasish Mridha
On the Brevity of Our TiesTies in this world last only for a time. We are husband and wife, parent and child, for a short period only. Once this reality sinks in, we cannot help treasuring each moment of our brief association. - Kentetsu Takamori
We haven’t even reached 0.00000001% of where we want to reach. There is so much more to do. We want to make sure that no child should ever be on the mercy of anyone else for his/her education. - Sharad Vivek Sagar
We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light. / Nije problem dijete koje se boji mraka; prava tragedija su odrasli koji se boje svjetla. - Plato
Everytime a child says 'I don't believe in fairies' there is a little fairy somewhere that falls down dead. - James M. Barrie
namaste - it means, roughly translated, "I honor the Deity within you." that is precisely what we do when we open our hearts to another; we honor the fact that he or she, like us, is a child or the same loving Father, worthy of all respect and careful attention. - Virginia H. Pearce
No matter where life takes me, you'll find me with a smile. Presumed to be happy, always laughing like a child. I never thought life could be this sweet! It's got me cheesing from cheek to cheek! - Mac Miller
When I looked at myself through the prism of awareness, great tears came as I connected with how this wounded child felt. - David W. Earle
No decent man would ever strike a woman or a child. - Ellen J. Barrier
when you are a child you unconsciously adopt certain beliefs. Yet, there comesthe necessity to upgrade these beliefs as you grow older. - Derric Yuh Ndim
I am no more than a child, but my Father lives for ever and I have a Protector great enough to save me. - Augustine of Hippo
We must not be surprised when we hear of murders, killings, of wars, or of hatred...If a mother can kill her own child, what is left but for us to kill each other? - Mother Teresa
Once can lead a child to knowledge but one cannot make him think. - Robert A. Heinlein
Dating a wo/man with a child is adoption without the paperwork. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
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. - Bette Davis
If you want to love God, love the less-fortunate one. If you want to see God, look through the eyes of a hungry child. - M.Padua
The Child is the Alpha and the Omega of a parent’s happiness. - Amit Abraham
He who still finds enjoyment in those fun things he once did as a child, will for certainly live a happy and wealthy life. - Andrea L'Artiste
Embrace, nurture, love and celebrate the child in self and others; because being child is being a future. - Vishwas Chavan
Ok, I see. When they say Charles Wovenu is passing by, everyone wants to see Charles Wovenu. But when they say to a child that "Bibi" is passing by, every child is hiding for "Bibi". What makes the difference is the impacts. - Israelmore Ayivor
A dog is the greatest gift a parent can give a child. OK, a good education, then a dog. - John Grogan
Some people say I raised a good child. I like to think of it as my child raised a good parent. - Clifford Cohen
My greatest qualification for writing fiction was my ability, as a child, to lie with a straight face. - Ashwin Sanghi
The birth of a child is divine miracle. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Answered prayer is the interchange of love between the Father and His child. - Andrew Murray
You are a child of the universeCome to choose how to live here.You are a child of the universeLoved beyond measure. - Jay Woodman
To be ignorant of what happened before you were born is to be ever a child. For what is man's lifetime unless the memory of past events is woven with those of earlier times? - Cicero
There are not seven wonders of the world in the eyes of a child. There are seven million. - Walt Streightiff
Homeschooling and public schooling are as opposite as two sides of a coin. In a homeschooling environment, the teacher need not be certified, but the child MUST learn. In a public school environment, the teacher MUST be certified, but the child need NOT learn. - Gene Royer
I dream of giving birth to a child who will ask, Mother, what was war? - Eve Merriam
Listen to the child in you and follow its innocence - Munia Khan
Strength instead of being the lusty child of passions, grows by grappling with and subduing them. - James M. Barrie
The customs are as formalised as an eighteenth-century minuet, and a child at the race's knee learns the moves and twirls by osmosis and observation. - Maya Angelou
If one billion of you watch and do not intercede as one million of you assent to the one thousand who participate in the murder of a child, then one billion of you are a billion times guilty. - Compton Gage
When you meet a person as good-hearted as a child, don't ever be selfish, just give them your best and you will become great friends. - Diana Jaber
The problem with a man is, he is no more a child. - Amit Kalantri
One thing I had learned from watching chimpanzees with their infants is that having a child should be fun. - Jane Goodall
We must accept the idea that having a male child has a unique social and psychological meaning for a woman. Even women who led the movement to break out the passivity and sublimation of the female role were deeply influenced by the belief in superior masculine power. - Klein Carole
When i was a child, i liked tasting any candy i happened to see, but as i grew older, i realized those are a great meal to the worms in my innards. Will you shun old habits or nay? That's the question. - Michael Bassey Johnson
If Fran Lebowitz and Ian Fleming had blessed the world with a love child it would have been author J. Fields Jr. - Edward Medina
He was the kind of teacher every child hated, and they suspected most of the staff did not like him too. - Jay Haughton
The imagination is precious. Don't lose it. Don't lose the child in you. - Marilyn Manson
Life is not meant to be easy, my child; but take courage -- it can be delightful. - George Bernard Shaw
That's the worst of growing up, and I'm beginning to realize it. The things you wanted so much when you were a child don't seem half so wonderful to you when you get them. - L. M. Montgomery
Every child deserves to be a boat cast out in a sea of books. - K. Lamb
Lost child ,Open dreams . - Ankit Samrat
Wise men come to seea child of greater wisdomand honor divine. - Richelle E. Goodrich
When I was kidnapped as a child my parents sent a letter to the hijackers me Pay 5,000 dollars or your back - Rodney Dangerfield
Your teacher might be a child who takes you by the hand and asks you a question that you hadn't considered before, and your answer to the child is your answer to yourself. - Wayne W. Dyer
Acknowledge your inner child. Even though we have found the light in ourselves today, we sometimes forget to heal old wounds of our past. Your inner child still needs to be loved in order to heal the complete self. - Karen A. Baquiran
We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light. - Plato
When you read to a child, when you put a book in a child's hands, you are bringing that child news of the infinitely varied nature of life. You are an awakener. - Paula Fox
Don’t mention me about your religion! Show me your heart! If you have the heart of an innocent child, you have the best religion, even if you are a nonbeliever! - Mehmet Murat ildan
In every dispute between parent and child, both cannot be right, but they may be, and usually are, both wrong. It is this situation which gives family life its peculiar hysterical charm.
The Preacher, the Politicain, the Teacher, Were each of them once a kiddie. A child, indeed, is a wonderful creature. Do I want one? God Forbiddie! - Ogden Nash
I don't want to be charged with child abuse.
There is no greater grief, than when a parent losses a child. - Asa Don Brown
A young child is a leader to an elderly person once his purpose has a faithful, sincere and trustworthy influence on people. Leadership is not restricted to position and age; it is self-made and influencial. Everyone has this self-leadership quality. - Israelmore Ayivor
Poetry is an attempt to penetrate the dense reality to find a place where the simplest things look as new as through the eyes of a child. - Czeslaw Milosz
The poet believed that 'Beauty' first entered the world not at its creation, nor with the first garden, the first sunrise, the birth of the first man and woman and their first sexual act. The poet believed that 'Beauty' entered the world the day the first child blushed. - Roman Payne
A child who does not think about what happens around him and is content with living without wondering whether he lives honestly is like a man who lives from a scoundrel's work and is on the road to being a scoundrel. - José Martí
One of the most obvious facts about grownups to a child is that they have forgotten what it is like to be a child. - Randall Jarrell
I am society's child, this is how they made me, and now I'm saying what's on my mind and they dont want that. This is what you made me America. - Tupac Shakur
The average adult hates being treated like a child, unless it suits them. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
If a child hasn't been given spiritual values within the family setting, they have no familiarity with the values that are necessary for the just and peaceful functioning in society. - Eunice Baumann-Nelson Ph.D PENOBSCOT
The clash is born of the fact that the child within me sees with undiluted clarity what the adult within me is incessantly working to deny. And in these most vexing moments, to be the adult is to defer to the child. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
To talk about God, except in the context of prayer, is to take His name in vain.One may, indeed, talk to a child about God, but this is on a par with telling him that he was brought to his mother by a stork. - Ferdinand Ebner
You can’t change the road you traveled from a child, but you can certainly take a different road for the journey into your future. - Shamarion Whitaker
Magic is a dangerous thing, child. It isn’t something to use lightly. - Kevis Hendrickson
Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him. - Maya Angelou
There's only one person who needs a glass of water oftener than a small child tucked in for the night, and that's a writer sitting down to write. - Mignon McLaughlin
When I was a child, I read books. My reading was not indiscriminate. I preferred books that were old and thick and hard. I made vocabulary lists. - Marilynne Robinson
No skill is more crucial to the future of a child than literacy. - Los Angeles Times
No teacher has the right to cure a child of making noises on a drum. The only curing that should be practiced is the curing of unhappiness. - A.S. Neill
I have the heart of a child. I keep it in a jar on my shelf. - Robert Bloch
... parents naturally want their children to excel in every area of academics and extra-curricular activities, but the reality is- God made each child differently for His purpose. He never intended for our children to excel in everything. - Tamara L. Chilver
Cry your guts out because nothing is sadder than an adult who forgets how to be a child. - Alison Espach
.keep the child inside you alive.. - Boris Kovalík
A child of repeated infinity. - RJ Clawson
Prayer and fasting is what every Christian needs because prayer empowers you while fasting humbles you to be a better child of God. - Gugu Mona
A mother understands what a child does not say. - Jewish Proverb
The biggest insult to any parent is a child that lives up to society standards and not his or her full potential. - Unarine Ramaru
Not to know what happened before you were born is always to remain a child. For what is a man's life if it is not linked with the life of future generations by memories of the past.
I think like a genius, I write like a distinguished author, and I speak like a child. - Vladimir Nabokov
Child, if such folks awe you, then picture them on the lavatory, straining, constipated. They will at once seem small, pathetic, manageable." And she whispered to me a great, universal truth: "THE BOWELS ARE GREAT LEVELLERS. - Angela Carter
A mother's body remembers her babies-the folds of soft flesh, the softly furred scalp against her nose. Each child has it's own entreaties to body and soul. - Barbara Kingsolver
Age isn't triggered by wrinkles,nor by the reduction of strong footing,for the true youth exists effectively in your heart,brightens through your smile and beats slow when your heart is right, innocent like that of a child - Nwilliams S C
If a child lives with approval, he learns to live with himself.
If you want the truth, ask a child. - French Proverb
Teach the child, not just the curriculum. - Tamara L. Chilver
Nothing Makes Me Feel Happier Than Seeing A Child Smile From Happiness. - Chris Mentillo
Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up. - Pablo Picasso
Parental Alienation is an emotional act of violence that is aimed at an adult, but critically wounds a child. - Steve Maraboli
He who hasn't experienced a full depression alone and over a long period of time--he is a child. - Jens Bjørneboe
Her hair was dyed, and her bloom was fading, and she must have been crowding forty, but she seemed to be one of those women who cling to the manners and graces of a pretty child of eight. - John Cheever
A child fish asks mother fish, 'Mother, why cannot we live on the Earth?' Mother fish replied, 'Dear… it is not the place for fish, it is the place for selfish - Santosh Kalwar
Yes, we can be assured that if we don't change and turn our lives around to become like a little child again we will definitely not get a look at the fulness of our purpose, let alone get in. - Donald Pillai
There is no substitute for books in the life of a child. - Mary Ellen Chase
When a child hits a child, we call it aggression.When a child hits an adult, we call it hostility.When an adult hits an adult, we call it assault.When an adult hits a child, we call it discipline. - Haim G. Ginott
Stunt dwarf or destroy the imagination of a child and you have taken away its chances of success in life. Imagination transforms the commonplace into the great and creates the new out of the old. - L. Frank Baum
The loss of a child exploits the emotions of each individual it encounters. - Asa Don Brown
As child, when the elders spoke their wise words, it only echoes in my ears. As an adult, I have crystal clear insight to the wise aphorisms by the elderly. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Prayer is not itself powerful; it is not magic. But its power is unlimited in that the child of God calls on a Father of unlimited goodness and ability. - Peter H. Davids
MULATTO, n. A child of two races, ashamed of both. - Ambrose Bierce
It is a wise father that knows his own child. - William Shakespeare
Biologically speaking, you are the child of Mother Nature, and neurologically speaking, you are the heirs of immortal bliss. - Abhijit Naskar
You are the beloved child of this universe, so live as if everything is yours. Every morning the sun is rising for you. The rays of light are kissing you, birds are singing for you, flowers are dancing for you, and everything belongs to you. - Debasish Mridha
A torn jacket is soon mended, but hard words bruise the heart of a child. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Don't you think saying goodbye to your child will make your death more painful?""Wouldn't it be great if it did?" I said. Lucy and I both felt that life wasn't about avoiding suffering. - Paul Kalanithi
Without living the most chaotic internal storms, you can’t get the calmness of the wisdom! Wisdom is the child of the storm. - Mehmet Murat ildan
In automobile terms, the child supplies the power but the parents have to do the steering. - Benjamin Spock
The wisest keeps something of the vision of a child. Though he may understand a thousand things that a child could not understand, he is always a beginner, close to the original meaning of life.
Before hurting anyone, especially those who cannot protect themselves, feel their pain with your heart. Take care of them as your little child. - Debasish Mridha
Every time a war ends, under a beautiful sun, on the face of a crying child; I see a rainbow of hope over the innocent teardrops. - Mehmet Murat ildan
You are a child of mine,Born of my own design,And you bear the hard of life.No matter where you go,Oh, you will always know,That you've been made free in Christ,And you are a child of mine! - Mark Schultz
Nobody truly becomes an adult. The child we have been is always there, deep inside of us. As time passes, we think we're growing, but maturity is only an illusion; a hindrance to our free child soul. - Jirō Taniguchi
Children accept many things adults will not accept, since the world of a child is a constant revelation without any need for knowledge of cause and effect. ("Miss Esperson") - August Derleth
The murder of a child has no justification, even if the bombs have missed their mark. - Compton Gage
And there above all of these shops hung a blood soaked sign: a red hand, the hand of a child that was neither male nor female and yet roused feelings of the most dejected and criminal love - Georges Limbour
Men rarely (if ever) manage to dream up a god superior to themselves. Most gods have the manners and morals of a spoiled child.
An obedient child learns from the example of an obedient parent. - Jim George
There are only three ways to teach a child. The first is by example, the second is by example, the third is by example. - Albert Schweitzer
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