Quotation Explorer - 'Children'

From what I could see, men or women, children or adults, young or aged, rich or poor, war was making everyone equal. - Alephonsion Deng
The battle for our lives, and the lives of our children, our husbands, our friends, our families, and our nation, is waged on our knees. - Stormie Omartian
Too often we give children answers to remember rather than problems to solve. - Roger Lewin
Beating children will not make them wise. They will grow wilder and wilder and the cane will feel like paper on their skins. - Michael Bassey Johnson
There can be no greater stretch of arbitrary power than to seize children from their parents, teach them whatever the authorities decree they shall be taught, and expropriate from the parents the funds to pay for the procedure. - Isabel Paterson
When parents neglect their responsibility to correct and discipline their children society suffers. The results are crimes and harm committed against others. - Ellen J. Barrier
I can't blame modern technology for my predilection for distraction, not after all the hours I've spent watching lost balloons disappear into the clouds. I did it before the Internet, and I'll do it after the apocalypse, assuming we still have helium and weak-gripped children. - Colson Whitehead
After all, a woman didn't leave much behind in the world to show she'd been there. Even the children she bore and raised got their father's name. But her quilts, now that was something she could pass on. - Sandra Dallas
You and I must work together to develop Nigeria to get education for our children, to have doctors, to build roads, to improve all the basic essentials. - Saminu Kanti
Too bad children don't know how profound their thoughts are. - Darnell Lamont Walker
Adults envy the open-hearted and open-minded explorations of children; seeing their joy and curiosity, we pine for our own capacity for wide-eyed wonder. - Gabor Maté
Who were these people, these specially selected tenants? They were mothers and fathers and children. A dressmaker, a secretary, an inventor, a doctor, a judge. And, oh yes, one was a bookie, one was a burglar, one was a bomber, and one was a mistake. - Ellen Raskin
As children we are taught, "Sticks and stones may break my bones but words can never hurt me!" As adults we teach those same words to our own children while simultaneously we sue one another for defamation or verbal assault. Ah, the naked leading the blind. - Bryan Oftedahl
Learning to dislike children at an early age saves a lot of expense and aggravation later in life. - Robert Byrne
The innocence of children is what makes them stand out as a shining example to the rest of Mankind. - Kurt Chambers
As parents, the most important part of our job isn't to keep children out of trouble or to prevent them from making mistakes. It's to stand by and support them as they learn and grow from those they need to make. - Taiki Matsuura
Adults need to teach the children they love about sexual abuse so they know what to do if they encounter it. We need to prepare them so they know who to tell, should a violation occur, so they don't have to live with a painful secret, long into adulthood. - Carolyn Byers Ruch
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
Never raise your hand to your children; it leaves your midsection unprotected. - Robert Orben
I think the greatest sound in the world is hearing one of your children singing when they think no one is listening. - Ron Baratono
If the humanity does not poison the minds of the children with all sort of religious craps, the new generations of humanity will soon create a new world order where reason and logic will be the sole guide, the sole savior! - Mehmet Murat ildan
When we are no longer children we are already dead - Constantin Brancusi
We would have broken up except for the children. Who were the children? Well, she and I were.
The education of all children, from the moment that they can get along without a mother's care, shall be in state institutions. - Karl Marx
Raising your children to love and serve Jesus is fulfilling one of God’s highest callings upon your life. - Elizabeth George
What war did for him (hasten disillusionment with communism), childbirth did for me. I began to notice what neglected, neurotic waifs the children of Communists were and to question the genuineness of the love of mankind that didn't begin at home. - Joy Davidman
Children learn eagerly and well when they have need of the knowledge. - Caroline Pratt
Lies are like children. If you don't nurture them, they'll never be useful later. - Randy K. Milholland
I am very pleased you like my stories. They are studies in prose, put for Romance's sake into fanciful form: meant partly for children, and partly for those who have kept the childlike faculties of wonder and joy, and who find simplicity in a subtle strangeness. - Oscar Wilde
High powered radio frequency (RF) transmitters really need to be reclassified as an industrial application and banned out of residential communities that have developing babies and children. - Steven Magee
Children know perfectly well that unicorns aren’t real, but they also know that books about unicorns, if they are good books, are true books. - Ursula K. Le Guin
No occupation in this world is more trying to soul and body than the care of young children. What patience and wisdom, skill and unlimited love it calls for. God gave the work to mothers and furnished them for it, and they cannot shirk it and be guiltless. - Isabella MacDonald Alden
Very young children often accept the paranormal as normal until adults squeeze it out them. - Doug Dillon
You don't pay back your parents. You can't. The debt you owe them gets collected by your children, who hand it down in turn. It's a sort of entailment. Or if you don't have children of the body, it's left as a debt to your common humanity. Or to your God, if you possess or are possessed by one. - Lois McMaster Bujold
If you need a reason to get involved in world politics, all you need to do is watch a playground of children for awhile. Imagine a world that happy and free all the time, that vision is the future worth fighting for. - Laurance Kitts
Creativity becomes more visible when adults try to be more attentive to the cognitive processes of children than to the results they achieve in various fields of doing and understanding. - Loris Malaguzzi
Manichean dualism is the single worst idea people ever came up with this notion that you can divide humankind into the children of light and the children of darkness. - James K. Morrow
The children are intrigued by these invitation, and it's only a matter of minutes before they find themselves engaged in a new world of possibilities. - Rachelle Doorley
God determines the goals of the prosperity before giving prosperity to His children. - Sunday Adelaja
Asking questions is what brains were born to do, at least when we were young children. For young children, quite literally, seeking explanations is as deeply rooted a drive as seeking food or water. - Alison Gopnik
A parent who cannot provide the basic needs of two children, must not even bear one. - M.F. Moonzajer
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
In the education of children there is nothing like alluring the interest and affection, otherwise you only make so many asses laden with books. - Michel de Montaigne
We raise predators by treating children as prey. - Stefan Molyneux
On a daily basis, people lose their lives, they lose their health, they lose their families, and they lose their children, only because they refuse to have a corresponding knowledge to what they possess in hand. - Sunday Adelaja
Let children read whatever they want and then talk about it with them. If parents and kids can talk together, we won't have as much censorship because we won't have as much fear. - Judy Blume
Children are very nice observers, and they will often perceive our slightest defects. It general those who govern children forgive nothing in them, but everything in themselves. - François Fénelon
CHILDREN Are Like ANGELS And On Earth, ANGELS Have No Color.... It's The Society To Blame That Teaches Racism, Turning An ANGLE To A Civilized Beast While They Are Growing Up.... - Muhammad Imran Hasan
Women and children make you weak; get rid of them when you are in war. - M.F. Moonzajer
The moral test of government is how it treats those who are in the dawn of life, the children; those who are in the twilight of life, the elderly; and those who are in the shadows of life the sick, the needy, and the handicapped. - Hubert H. Humphrey
Working with children with autism has provided me with an opportunity to see the world in a different way. I see them strive to overcome obstacles and persevere, and learn to persevere myself. They are my inspiration.
I remember reading article about the woman in that Oakland neighborhood who lost all her children to violence. I wondered why'd she keep living there after the first one was killed. Didn't she care about the others?Today, I zoomed out and wondered why I'm still in America. - Darnell Lamont Walker
I wish in the city of your heartyou would let me be the streetwhere you walk when you are mostyourself. I imagine the houses:It has been raining, but the rainis done and the children kept homehave begun opening their doors. - Robley Wilson
The goal of parenting is to create self-sufficient virtues in children. Applying external pressure and punishments tends to teach them fear-based compliance rather than the internalization of moral standards. - Stefan Molyneux
I think the big mistake in schools is trying to teach children anything, and by using fear as the basic motivation. Fear of getting failing grades, fear of not staying with your class, etc. Interest can produce learning on a scale compared to fear as a nuclear explosion to a firecracker. - Stanley Kubrick
How can two people love each other, create children together, cohabitiate, build a life together, and then end up hating each other in the end. - Zane
The objection to fairy stories is that they tell children there are dragons, but children have always known there are dragons. Fairy stories tell children that dragons can be killed. - G.K. Chesterton
Childhood is the time and children's books are the place for powerful emotions, powerful language, powerful art... There is no room for cutesy books, dull books, or books that talk down. Children are not inferior. They may be small in stature but not in what they feel, think, listen, and see. - Betsy Hearne
Children judge each other harshly, but don't make nice distinctions among the grown. - Bill Holm
I take my children everywhere, but they always find their way back home. - Robert Orben
Unless the investment in children is made, all of humanity's most fundamental long-term problems will remain fundamental long-term problems.
It’s our(As The Stars of the Sky Foundation, Inc.) passion and joy to read to children and improve literacy, as well as teach others about charity and the impact they can have in a child’s life. - Soraya Diase Coffelt
A second wifeis hateful to the children of the first;a viper is not more hateful. - Euripides
All children are born rebels and explorers until they're taught to sit still and obey. - Marty Rubin
A woman is so selfish that in order to safeguard her vested-interest and secure high position, she may even poison with words the minds of her children against her own man or anyone as close one. - Anuj Somany
[...]make sure you raise your children by having them play in their studies, and don't use force. - Plato
Children are all foreigners. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
I didn't know when I told God that I wanted to be a mother that I needed to be more specific. Instead of asking to be a mother of my own children, I now realize that I was given the responsibility to be a mother to all of God's children. - Monika Zands
Some people behind leave a legacy, some leave behind children. Which would you prefer? - Mary Sage Nguyen
Did you know that every two hours the nations of this world spend as much on armaments as they spend on the children of this world every year? - Peter Ustinov
Children have such an innocent view of their world and surroundings; every thought is a garden full of wonder. - C.J. Heck
In this sublime hour, therefore, He calls all His children to the pulpit of the Cross, and every word He says to them is set down for the purpose of an eternal publication and an undying consolation. - Fulton J. Sheen
As a parent who raised his children in dysfunction, I know the parental wounds my children received were not intentional; often they were my best expression of love, sometimes coming out sideways, not as I intended. - David W. Earle
Muslim children should be raised with the understanding that once they hit puberty they are adults and Mukallaf (responsible for their actions). This understanding is crucial to assist them in passing the tests of youth. - Abu Muawiyah Ismail Kamdar
109They all were children as it were" she saith. Tiring, complaining, and with any colorful thing they are charmingly possessed. Have a second look at their faces; you might be having other things ought to be expressed. - Bela Anĝelo
He was thirteen that year, the age when children splinter off and abandon the old loves. - Mark Costello
That's the news from Lake Woebegon, where all the women are strong, all the men are good-looking, and all the children are above average. - Garrison Keillor
Last words of his mother to his father: "Keep eternity before the children. - Dallas Willard
The most incredible thing about being a parent is seeing your own personality come out in your children. - Anonymous
Fairytales are healthy for the children. As they grow up, the magical thinking wears off, but the fairytale-induced creative brain circuits stay forever. - Abhijit Naskar
Children aren't happy without something to ignore, And that's what parents were created for. - Ogden Nash
Everyone hungers for a foretaste of heaven. The word "heaven" strikes a note in everyone's heart, for all men are Adam's children, driven out of paradise, but still cherishing a deep desire for the lost paradise. - M. Basilea Schlink
I do not write for children, but for the childlike, whether of five, or fifty, or seventy-five. - George MacDonald
Science is one thing, wisdom is another. Science is an edged tool, with which men play like children, and cut their own fingers. - Sir Arthur Eddington
Bricks and mortar make a house, but the laughter of children makes a home. - Irish Proverb
Fear is a state of nervousness only fit for children - The RZA
I don't think there is such a thing as a bad book for children . . . do not discourage children from reading because you feel they are reading the wrong thing. Fiction you do not like is the gateway drug to other books you may prefer. - Neil Gaiman
We were still children and residing in the mosque from morning to evening. We were about to turn into monsters. - M.F. Moonzajer
Instead of being presented with stereotypes by age, sex, color, class, or religion, children must have the opportunity to learn that within each range, some people are loathsome and some are delightful. - Margaret Mead
He got off on Lincoln and slavery and dared any man there to deny that Lincoln and the negro and Moses and the children of Israel were the same, and that the Red Sea was just the blood that had to be spilled in order that the black race might cross into the Promised Land. - William Faulkner
If your parents never had children, chances are you won't, either. - Dick Cavett
A people without children would face a hopeless future; a country without trees is almost as helpless. - Theodore Roosevelt
There is no better way to influence children than being their role model. - Eraldo Banovac
The more we want our children to be (1) lifelong learners, genuinely excited about words and numbers and ideas, (2) avoid sticking with what’s easy and safe, and (3) become sophisticated thinkers, the more we should do everything possible to help them forget about grades. - Alfie Kohn
I homeschool my children not to prepare them for tests but to prepare them for life. - Tamara L. Chilver
ultimately, the long-term goal is to have a critically informed public vote out of office representatives that are sacrificing children to the corporate bottom line with prepackaged teacher-proof curricula, standardized tests, and accountability schemes. - Pepi Leistyna
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
He lives not long who battles with the immortals, nor do his children prattle about his knees when he has come back from battle and the dread fray. - Homer
Our deeds are like children that are born to us;they live and act apart from our own will. - George Eliot
Strange new problems are being reported in the growing generations of children whose mothers were always there, driving them around, helping them with their homework - an inability to endure pain or discipline or pursue any self-sustained goal of any sort, a devastating boredom with life. - Betty Friedan
People who get nostalgic about childhood were obviously never children. - Bill Watterson
We are all children coming inside from recess with varying degrees of dirt on us. - Shannon L. Alder
Making children happy is the best art. - Marty Rubin
If you bungle raising your children, I don't think whatever else you do well matters very much.
A Sunday school is a prison in which children do penance for the evil conscience of their parents. - H. L. Mencken
It was no wonder that people were so horrible when they started life as children. - Kingsley Amis
Teach the children compassion and empathy, for all creatures are born selfish. - Abhijit Naskar
Perhaps we cannot prevent this world from being a world in which children are tortured. But we can reduce the number of tortured children. - Albert Camus
There is no greater good in all the world than motherhood. The influence of a mother in the lives of her children is beyond calculation. - James E. Faust
I merged those two words, black and feminist, because I was surrounded by black women who were very tough and and who always assumed they had to work and rear children and manage homes. - Toni Morrison
Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children; and here was one who was worshipping a stone! - William Makepeace Thackeray
The process of self-invention is never-ending; writer, like children, are always growing into their gifts. ( in a "Times-Picayune" book review. - Susan Larson
In a reality known as the garden of beautiful eden, Adam is dreaming about his sinful children on earth.He is struggling to wake up from a terrible nightmare. - Toba Beta
I'm most disturbed by the theory of rubber resilience in children; as if its much easier to bounce back with youth. I see them more like Steel. When heated, they can be bent either which way. But if it's not corrected by the time things cool down, they can be forever changed. - Zack W. Van
Grown-ups never understand anything for themselves, and it is tiresome for children to be always and forever explaining things to them. - Antoine de Saint-Exupery
Adults are just obsolete children and the hell with them. - Dr. Seuss
The more people have studied different methods of bringing up children the more they have come to the conclusion that what good mother and fathers instinctively feel like doing for their babies is the best after all. - Benjamin Spock
All children are born to grow, to develop, to live, to love, and to articulate their needs and feelings for their self-protection. - Alice Miller
No mother ever wants a war, they want to see their children grow up in peace, surrounded by love. - Debasish Mridha
Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are their own. - Aristotle
I cannot wait to stare into the face of my children and be in love. - Rachel Walden
Even with the Boy Scouts admitting openly gay youths, its exclusion of LGBT adults teaches our children by example what the organization really thinks about them and what they should think about themselves. - DaShanne Stokes
Children remind us that we're all children. - Marty Rubin
Save now, so you are not dependent on your children when you are old - Radhe Maa
The greatest things in the world are those that neither men nor children can see. Did you ever see fairies dancing on the lawn? Of course not, but that's no proof that they are not there.
Parents can only advise their children or point them in the right direction. Ultimately people shape their own characters. - Anne Frank
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
Loads of children read books about dinosaurs, underwater monsters, dragons, witches, aliens, and robots. Essentially, the people who read SF, fantasy and horror haven't grown out of enjoying the strange and weird. - China Miéville
"One cannot be a mother without first being a person; family, husband, and children should not be allowed, as is so often the case, to steal a woman’s selfhood and her dreams." Mother to Sherlock, Mycroft, and Enola Holmes by author Nancy Springer - Vannessa Anderson
Children are more than we think they are; they can do more than we think they can do. All they need is a vote of confidence from grownups, whom they will ultimately replace anyway. Their dream today will become the realities of tomorrow. - Wess Stafford
Grown ups never understand anything for themselves, and it is tiresome for children to be always and forever explaining things to them. - Antoine de Saint-Exupery
A mother only does her children harm if she makes them the only concern of her life. - W. Somerset Maugham
If from infancy you treat children as gods, they are liable in adulthood to act as devils. - P.D. James
Children are happy because they have the power of finding happiness in the simplest things. - Debasish Mridha
Who has the time to become politically active, or even politically aware, when one is struggling just to stay alive and feed one’s children? - Lois Tyson
Tell all the Truth but tell it slant--Success in Circuit liesToo bright for our infirm DelightThe Truth's superb surpriseAs Lightning to the Children easedWith explanation kindThe Truth must dazzle graduallyOr every man be blind-- - Emily Dickinson
When Mandela passed away, the long walk to freedom will be longer and harder. I wish with my tears that every parent tell about Mandela to their children, shall their children grow up firmly and with faith. - Professor Pezhman Mosleh
Parents were invented to make children happy by giving them something to ignore. - Ogden Nash
Children are guilty of unpardonable rudeness when they spit in the face of a companion; neither are they excusable who spit from windows or on walls or furniture.
We are the middle children of history. Born too late to explore earth, born too early to explore space. - Anonymous
For children, parents are a yardstick for normalcy. - Upasana Saraf
Do not feed children on maudlin sentimentalism or dogmatic religion; give them nature. - Luther Burbank
Children pay little attention to their parents' teachings, but reproduce their characters faithfully - Mason Cooley
Children aren't coloring books. You don't get to fill them with your favorite colors. - Khaled Hosseini
Do not read, as children do, to amuse yourself, or like the ambitious, for the purpose of instruction. No, read in order to live. - Gustave Flaubert
One reason we have children I think is to learn that parts of ourselves we had given up for dead are merely dormant and that the old joys can re emerge fresh and new and in a completely different form. - Anne Fadiman
A revolution does not have to eat its children. In fact, it is those who are in power who could very well initiate revolutions. Let us not be old-fashioned and think only of armed uprisings of minorities as revolutions. Any movement that seeks to overhaul established attitudes is a revolution. - F. Sionil José
Children are notoriously curious about everything, everything except... the things people want them to know. It then remains for us to refrain from forcing any kind of knowledge upon them, and they will be curious about everything. - Floyd Dell
The move towards the extension of personhood to children is already underway, and is utterly, completely and totally unstoppable! - Stefan Molyneux
Being a single mother should not stop you from helping your children to reach their full potential. - Gugu Mona
Lawyers, I suppose, were children once. - Charles Lamb
Children, like God, see only our actions. - Marty Rubin
Children and cats are the best machines of fun! - Mehmet Murat ildan
What makes you think children like childish things? Don't tell them how to be children. They want to grow up. - M.B. Goffstein
If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales. - Albert Einstein
Children are the hands by which we take hold of heaven. - Henry Ward Beecher
If you want your children to turn out well, spend twice as much time with them, and half as much money. - Abigail Van Buren
Children with less opportunities often become adults with more flexibility. - M.Sriteja
Children seldom misquote you. In fact, they usually repeat word for word what you shouldn't have said. - Anonymous
I will always know the glory of the beautiful and rare, as they will know security from labour and prayer. As they will hear the laughter of the children they gave life, I will know the torments of the song born under knife. - Roman Payne
If I had wanted children of my own, I would have gotten married. If I had wanted to get married, I would have fallen in love. If I had wanted to fall in love, I would have met the right girl. If I had wanted to meet the right girl, I would have drank a whole lot less. - Carroll Bryant
We are given children to test us and make us more spiritual. - George F. Will
Everything in here is eatable. I'm eatable, but that my children is called cannibalism, and is frowned upon in most societies.
And we talk of Christ, we rejoice in Christ, we preach of Christ, we prophesy of Christ, and we write according to our prophecies, that our children may know to what source they may look for a remission of their sins. - Book of Mormon
Prayers are to men as dolls are to children. - Samuel Butler
D'you call life a bad job? Never! We've had our ups and downs, we've had our struggles, we've always been poor, but it's been worth it, ay, worth it a hundred times I say when I look round at my children. - W. Somerset Maugham
The seven deadly sins ... Food, clothing, firing, rent, taxes, respectability and children. Nothing can lift those seven milestones from man's neck but money; and the spirit cannot soar until the milestones are lifted. - George Bernard Shaw
If necessity is the mother of invention, then surely greed must be the father. Children of this odd couple are named: Laziness, Envy, Greed, Jr., Gluttony, Lust, Anger and Pride. - John R. Dallas Jr.
For the children around the world without a home, say a prayer tonight. - Third Day
wouldn't a loving gather, I reasoned, have more compassion than to seek revenge on His comparatively feeble children who are temporarily blinded by the illusions of time and space? - Mike Dooley
Designing for children carries a social responsibility beyond bright colors and scaled-down furnishings that only perceptive and informed grown-ups can understand. - Sharon Exley
I'd like to thank my parents for making this night possible. And my children for making it necessary. - Victor Borge
We all ought to be like little children in the way we treat each other as human beings; quick to forgive, slow to offend, children are friends to each other irrespective of their gender, religion, and color. - Paul Bamikole
The general public of the wireless western nations are very tolerant to the radiation poisoning of the next generation of children by their corporate controlled governments. - Steven Magee
The thing about the black market is, it’s racist. White children make useful slaves, too. - M.C. Humphreys
The children of God are His instruments on the earth. - Sunday Adelaja
As the adults, we are the ones who set the stage for vitality, love, or disharmony in the home. We set ourselves up for one or the other, and our children take their cues from us. - Gabriel Cousens M.D.
The more children there are in the world, the more the world is filled with imagination. - R.A.Delmonico
Children should not be taught to get a job or pursue a profession. Children should be taught to discover their passion and with it define their mission. - Tarryn Tomlinson
Crowded classrooms and half-day sessions are a tragic waste of our greatest national resource - the minds of our children. - Walt Disney Company
Children always give this simple message: Be natural, be sincere, be yourself! - Mehmet Murat ildan
The first half of our lives is ruined by our parents, and the second half by our children. - Clarence Darrow
To find eternal peace, love everyone as if they are your beloved children. - Debasish Mridha
A special Providence protects fools, drunkards, small children and the United States of America. - Otto von Bismarck
I like children. If they're properly cooked. - W.C. Fields
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
I'll probably never have children because I don't believe in touching people for any reason. - Paula Poundstone
The woman is the home. That's where she used to be, and that's where she still is. You might ask me, What if a man tries to be part of the home -- will the woman let him? I answer yes. Because the he becomes one of the children. - Marguerite Duras
Until we accept that our children have much more of a risk of being sexually abused than drowning in a pool, being struck by a car, stricken with cancer, hurt by a vaccination, or diagnosed with ebola, we contribute to a culture of panic and ignorance. - Ann Brasco
The culture without children is forever immature, self-obsessed and rightous. They cannot help the high opinion they have of themselves; there's no kids around to show them otherwise. - James Wilson
Parents need to be lucky to be good in parenting; children have to be lucky to have great parents! - Amit Chatterjee
Youth is a wonderful thing. What a crime to waste it on children. - George Bernard Shaw
What makes me feel rich is spending time with my children, knowing we are making beautiful memories together. - Brigitte Nicole
All children are heartless. They have not grown a heart yet, which is why they can climb tall trees and say shocking things and leap so very high that grown-up hearts flutter in terror. Hearts weigh quite a lot. That is why it takes so long to grow one. - Valente, Catherynne
I refuse to lie to children. I refuse to cater to the bullshit of innocence. - Maurice Sendak
If you want to find missing children put their photo's on Soda Cans, beer cans and cigarette packs and you'll increase the odds by millions some people are lactose in tolerate. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
We who are like senseless children shrink from suffering, but love its causes. We hurt ourselves; our pain is self-inflicted! Why should others be the object of our anger? - Śāntideva
As children play games with imaginary things, initially a seeker indulges in little things. So simple people believe in simple things. - Fakeer Ishavardas
My mother loved children -- she would have given anything if I had been one. - Groucho Marx
In 1980 candidate Reagan asked whether we were better off than we had been 4 years earlier. In 1992 we will be asked whether we expect our children to live better than we do. - Frank Levy
Children have imagination enough to grasp any idea which you present to them with honesty and without patronage. - Armstrong Sperry
If your children look up to you, you've made a success of life's biggest job.
I love children --- especially when they cry, for then someone takes them away.
It's the children who never played with fire that get burnt. - Marty Rubin
Insanity is hereditary; you get it from your children. - Sam Levenson
Language allows us to reach out to people, to touch them with our innermost fears, hopes, disappointments, victories. To reach out to people we'll never meet.It's the greatest legacy you could ever leave your children or your loved ones:The history of how you felt. - Simon Van Booy
Children are likely to live up to what you believe of them. - Lady Bird Johnson
When you push your stroller past a group of elderly women, you'll see in the turning gladness of their bodies a glimpse of the children they had been, turning toward the tin music of the ice cream van. - Beth Ann Fennelly
Fornication and adultery unleash destructive consequences into a person's life:• Poverty;• Lack of perception;• Loss of respect and mutual acceptance;• Children with shattered futures;• Dullness of the senses and of the intellect;• Deterioration of health. - Sunday Adelaja
...we are partisan in favor of our own children and grandchildren, who we hope can live in a world that doesn't poison them when they drink the water, breathe the air, or make a living. - Bill Bigelow
Hmmm.. We are like children in a bus with faulty brakes on a hill, eventually we will meet our collusion point. Well blindly some of us may think of sacking out all the good out of the bus before it meets it's end, but what is really there to sack out. Some places are hard to to get out of. - Allan Amanyire
There’s no way I can care properly for my children if I don’t first care for myself. - Tez Brooks
This is part of the essence of motherhood, watching your kid grow into her own person and not being able to do anything about it. Otherwise children would be nothing more than pets. - Heather Armstrong
By far the most significant consequence of "selfish capitalism" (Thatch/Blatcherism) has been a startling increase in the incidence of mental illness in both children and adults since the 1970s. - Oliver James
These are our neighbours, our co-workers, friends' children... the problem is closer than you think, but so is the solution. - Phillip C. McGraw
your mother is the longest magic show you will ever seeno one knows how her face is target practice for her partner and a shield for her childrenhow she makes a mouthful of blood disappearerases bruiseshardens teethhow she wakes up and dresses her children beforedressing her wounds - Nia Afyah
Most American children suffer too much mother and too little father. - Gloria Steinem
But I assure you, a government that is willing to put their own children in danger, their own future, just to see their potential, is twisted. We do not grab babies, newborns, and throw them out of windows just to see if they sprout wings. - S. Elizabeth Dover
We absolutely must battle with every bit of determination we can muster to root out the harm that would warp the souls and spirits of children in our world. - Wess Stafford
Children imitate their parents, employees their managers. - Amit Kalantri
We owe our loyalty to each other and to our children's children, not to party politics. - DaShanne Stokes
Motherhood has taught me that love is the best gift you can ever give to your children. - Gugu Mona
Fairy tales do not tell children the dragons exist. Children already know that dragons exist. Fairy tales tell children the dragons can be killed. - G.K. Chesterton
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
Our deeds are like children that are born to us; they live and act apart from our own will. Nay, children may be strangled, but deeds never: they have an indestructible life both in and out of our consciousness. - George Eliot
Men, in general, are but great children.
Rachel weeping for her children, and would not be comforted, because they are not. - Bible
Children and dogs are the messengers of God some of us do not deserve them - Ginnetta Correli
The crimes of children reproduce themselves, closing their victims in cages built of nightmares. - Miri Yū
Devoid of any real liberty or justice, America and her children had fallen prey to what amounted to little more than a thinly veiled dictatorship. She now represented not the proud citadel of freedom, but the failed experiment of democracy. - Eric J. Martindale
If we don't stand up for children, then we don't stand for much. - Marian Wright Edelman
We not only need to have a deep respect for children; but also a deep respect for the child in everyone. - C. JoyBell C.
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
In the great glasshouses streaming with condensation, the children in mourning-dress beheld marvels. - Arthur Rimbaud
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
We have fallen upon evil times and the world has waxed very old and wicked. Politics are very corrupt. Children are no longer respectful to their parents. - King Naram-Sin of Chaldea 3800 B.C. inscription found on an ancient tablet in a Constantinople meseu
If I were told that what I shall write will be read in twenty years by the children of today and that they will weep and smile over it and will fall in love with life, I would devote all my life and all my strengths to it. - Leo Tolstoy
It isn't what you will do for your children that makes you a great mother or father. It is what you do for God that isn't self serving, which sets the stage for children to learn to care about something other than what is expected. - Shannon L. Alder
Quite frankly, teachers are the only profession that teach our children. - Dan Quayle
You will not reap the fruit of individuality in your children if you clone their education. - Marilyn Howshall
Parenting is a partnership. Loving each other has a big impact on your children. - Elizabeth George
Children teach us how to chase without overrunning. - Darnell Lamont Walker
Teach your children to think "we" not "them" and "us. - Marty Rubin
But after all we are not children, not illiterate juvenile delinquents, not English public school boys who after a night of homosexual romps have to endure the paradox of reading the Ancients in expurgated versions. - Vladimir Nabokov
I wrote "David" because it seemed to me that children, who can love a book more passionately than any grown person, got such a lot of harmless entertainment and not enough real, valuable literature. - Anne Holm
Life is not how we lead it. It is how children are born to lead it. - Raheel Farooq
Parents must try to be, or at least put forth their best efforts to be, what they wish [their] children to be. It is impossible for you to be an example of what you are not. - Joseph Fielding Smith
I think that maybe if women and children were in charge we would get somewhere. - James Thurber
Are we Pakistanis, children of a lesser God? Is there one law for the west and one for us? Is our democracy supposed to be only democracy if you give us a no objection certificate? - Imran Khan
The Bible may be an arresting andpoetic work of fiction, but it is not the sort of book you should giveyour children to form their morals. - Richard Dawkins
The songs of our ancestors are also the songs of our children - Philip Carr-Gomm
Do not allow children to mix drinks. It is unseemly and they use too much vermouth.
Children are God’s way of letting us know His work will continue, even long after we are gone. - J.W. Lord
All children are essentially criminal. - Denis Diderot
Never have children, only grandchildren. - Gore Vidal
As adults we get so entrapped in illusions and trivia, that we forget the true essence of life; and so often we need to connect with children, to understand that it is the little, priceless joys that make life beautiful and worthy. - Manprit Kaur
One of the mitigating benefits of children is that they make a Lego habit more respectable. - Jonathan V. Last
If Children are God's Gift then adopted are God's child. - Revathi Sankaran
Children are natural mimics; they act like their parents in spite of every effort to teach them good manners.
In their innocence, very young children know themselves to be light and love. If we will allow them, they can teach us to see ourselves the same way. - Michael Jackson
Children deprived of words become school dropouts; dropouts deprived of hope behave delinquently. Amateur censors blame delinquency on reading immoral books and magazines, when in fact, the inability to read anything is the basic trouble. - Peter S. Jennison
Education is the best way to end the cycle of poverty and the exploitation of Children - Radwan Chowdhury
To express nostalgia for a childhood we no longer share is to deny the actual significance and humanity of children. - Perry Nodelman
Elders in the dark see better than children in the light. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The children are the future, so, let's tell them about tomorrow's hope rather than yesterday's despair. - Onyi Anyado
It's important for us to explain to our nation that life is important. It's not only life of babies, but it's life of children living in, you know, the dark dungeons of the Internet. - George W. Bush
The emergence of Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity is where Autism was back in the 1970's and very few children had the condition. Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity must not be allowed to explode into the new epidemic that Autism has become. - Steven Magee
Children are very nice observers, and will often perceive your slightest defects. In general, those who govern children, forgive nothing in them, but everything in themselves. - Francois de Fenelon
Children don't understand, when things aren't given. The single parent struggling to provide; how they sacrifice themselves, by sweeping their dreams and goals under the table, just to bring bread and beans on the table. - Anthony Liccione
Abraham Lincoln did not shoot John Wilkes Booth. Titanic did not sink a North Atlantic iceberg. And Fox News is neither fair nor balanced. These are simple historical facts intelligible to all adults, most children, and some of your more discerning domesticated animals. But not... to Bill O - Keith Olbermann
Shouldn't we also ask ourselves what the consequences are of scrambling to provide the "most" of everything to our children in a world of fast dwindling resources? - John Taylor Gatto
True children of God experience pleasure in giving. - Sunday Adelaja
May God grant you godly children. - Lailah Gifty Akita
I am gazing-- desires unaware of destiny frisk about my mindscape like children. - Suman Pokhrel
Staying for your children is noble. However, staying with someone that teaches your children that "selective" evilness is okay is mental illness. - Shannon L. Alder
Children are a gift from God. -Psalm 127:3 - Psalm 127 3
Children can see the beatitudes in nature. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Canada is a myth people made up to entertain children, like the Tooth Fairy. There’s no such place. - Christopher Moore
Most people don't grow up. Most people age. They find parking spaces, honor their credit cards, get married, have children, and call that maturity. What that is, is aging. - Maya Angelou
Being considerate of others will take your children further in life than any college degree. - Marian Wright Edelman
The reasonableness of the command to obey parents is clear to children, even when quite young. - Noah Webster
The mind, placed before any kind of difficulty, can find an ideal outlet in the absurd. Accommodation to the absurd readmits adults to the mysterious realm inhabited by children. - André Breton
A truly rich man is one whose children run into his arms when his hands are empty. - Ziad K. Abdelnour
I've yet to be on a campus where most women weren't worrying about some aspect of combining marriage, children, and a career. I've yet to find one where many men were worrying about the same thing. - Gloria Steinem
Mothers train your children to only Speak Truth - Imran Khan
There are lives I can imagine without children but none of them have the same laughter & noise. - Brian Andreas
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
Many of these new readers were not yet college-educated, but in terms of their seriousness about the world, their own literacy, and above all their ambitions for their children, they might as well have been. - David Halberstam
My unhealthy affection for my second daughter has waned. Now I despise all my seven children equally. - Evelyn Waugh
Accept the children the way we accept trees—with gratitude, because they are a blessing—but do not have expectations or desires. You don’t expect trees to change, you love them as they are. - Isabel Allende
The best way to keep children at home is to make the home atmosphere pleasant - and let the air out of the tires. - Dorothy Parker
Men are generally more careful of the breed of their horses and dogs than of their children. - William Penn
The hurt that troubled children create is never greater than the hurt they feel. - L. Tobin
The children almost broken by the world become the adults most likely to change it. - Frank Warren
The best way to make children good is to make them happy. - Oscar Wilde
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
When men are brought face to face with their opponents, forced to listen and learn and mend their ideas, they cease to be children and savages and begin to live like civilized men. Then only is freedom a reality, when men may voice their opinions because they must examine their opinions. - Walter Lippmann
The dog was created especially for children. He is the god of frolic. - Henry Ward Beecher
Even the most powerful enemies who threaten or oppress God’s children will one day fall. - Jim George
Don't sweat the small stuff" doesn't work with parenting small children. They only work in small stuff. They aren't making company decisions. They are deciding whether to use a crayon on the wall. Bill Klein - The Little Couple
Those of us who are blamed when old for reading childish books were blamed when children for reading books too old for us. - C.S. Lewis
It is not giving children more that spoils them; it is giving them more to avoid confrontation. - John Gray
... 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
That's the nature of being a parent, Sabine has discovered. You'll love your children far more than you ever loved your parents, and -- in the recognition that your own children cannot fathom the depth of your love -- you come to understand the tragic, unrequited love of your own parents. - Ursula Hegi
I got my dad a great father's Day present. He called to say: 'Ach. Zis present is so good I now think it vas almost vorth having children. - Johann Hari
I want my children to have all the things I couldn’t afford. Then I want to move in with them. - Phyllis Diller
Children can be shaped into any way one desires. - Anonymous
Children's reading and children's thinking are the rock-bottom base upon which this country will rise. Or not rise. In these days of tension and confusion, writers are beginning to realize that books for children have a greater potential for good or evil than any other form of literature on earth. - Dr. Seuss
Everybody knows how to raise children, except the people who have them. - P.J. O'Rourke
Permissiveness is the principle of treating children as if they were adults; and the tactic of making sure they never reach that stage. - Thomas Szasz
The God who delivered Hezekiah and the children of Israel is the same God who is eager to act on my behalf. - Lori Hatcher
We must respect the other fellow's religion, but only in the sense and to the extent that we respect his theory that his wife is beautiful and his children smart. - H. L. Mencken
My mother loved children - she would have given anything if I had been one. - Groucho Marx
Who cries for the children, I do! - Ronnie James Dio
The vibrations on the air are the breath of God speaking to man's soul. Music is the language of God. We musicians are as close to God as man can be. We hear his voice, we read his lips, we give birth to the children of God, who sing his praise. That's what musicians are. - Stephen J. Rivele
For children are innocent and love justice, while most of us are wicked and naturally prefer mercy. - G.K. Chesterton
Some children were lucky enough to have their Potter novels banned by witch-hunting school boards and micromanaging ministers. Is there any greater job than a book you're not allowed to read, a book you could go to hell for reading? - Ann Patchett
80There is no greater influence in the lives of your children than the words you speak over them. The blessing of the father is incredibly potent and powerful. Your words give your children potential. As their father, you are prophesying their future! - Neil Kennedy
World is brighter with the happiness of children. - Mehmet Murat ildan
Everything I had to give went to my children, and though I loved them and my husband utterly, the drudgery of the day-to-day made it seem as if not love but coffee, my Toyota and sheer logistics were what propelled me through life. - Marcia DeSanctis
The best way to keep children at home is to make the home atmosphere pleasant, and let the air out of the tires. - Dorothy Parker
If we had spent our time on our children education rather than praying; we would have had a three times more educated people than the whole world's population. - M.F. Moonzajer
You will either profit by or pay for what your children become. raise them properly. - Darnell Lamont Walker
There are times when God asks nothing of his children except silence, patience and tears.
It seems to me, alas, that if you can so thoroughly dissect your children who are still to be born, you don’t get horny enough to actually to father them. - Gustave Flaubert
I do not have money to invest nor i have studied finance to be an investment banker but i would like to be an investor in the society; by investing my love care and compassion in my children i think there will be a bank of bankable people - meenakshi ahlawat
Rather than standing or speaking for children, we need to stand with children speaking for themselves. We don't need a political movement for children... [we need to] build environments and policies for our collective future. - Sandra Meucci
Normally, children learn to gauge rather accurately from the tone of their parent's voice how seriously to take his threats. Of course, they sometimes misjudge and pay the penalty.
I like all my children, even the squat and ugly ones. - Howard Nemerov
The lights flickered, the pain went away, and her mother was holding her, singing ‘Sleep sweet sleep’. (The Children of Ankh series) - Kim Cormack
All creatures have a sense of territory - except children. - P.K. Shaw
It's the children the world almost breaks who grow up to save it. - Frank Warren
Feelings are real and legitimate; children behave and misbehave for a reason, even if adults cannot figure it out. - Unknown
Take all men as your brothers; all women as your sisters; and all children as your sons and daughters. - Matshona Dhliwayo
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
When we were children, we used to think that when we were grown-up we would no longer be vulnerable. But to grow up is to accept vulnerability... To be alive is to be vulnerable. - Madeleine L'Engle
For the children of this world are in their generation wiser than the children of light. - Bible
I would be most content if my children grew up to be the kind of people who think interior decorating consists mostly of building enough bookshelves. - Anna Quindlen
Cuddle with your children. Don't just read talk about the pictures too. Give emphasis to your words and make them come alive!Make it fun and enjoyable. - Soraya Diase Coffelt
Sometimes when I look at my children I say to myself, "Lillian, you should have stayed a virgin." - Lillian Carter
Children should be educated and instructed in the principles of freedom. - John Adams
The first rule of business, is never sell something you love. Otherwise, you may as well be selling your children. - Hugh Macleod
You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance. - Franklin P. Adams
Children have more need of models than of critics. - Joseph Joubert
A woman has got to be able to say, and not feel guilty, 'Who am I, and what do I want out of life?' She mustn't feel selfish and neurotic if she wants goals of her own, outside of husband and children. - Betty Friedan
Good parents use the mistakes they did in the past when they were young to advice the children God gave to them to prevent them from repeating those mistakes again. However, bad parents always want to be seen as right and appear "angelic and saintly" as if they never had horrible youth days. - Israelmore Ayivor
Every year I collect a select amount of material possessions (baseball cards, coins, famous paraphernalia) to pass on to my children. In two or more generations they should have a small fortune of 'ancient' famous items. - Akutra-Ramses Atenosis Cea
Of course our most important role as a parent is to have our children know that they are loved and worthy. Even more importantly, it's to help them discover, and fan the flames of whatever it is that they are enthusiastic about! - Steve Karagiannis
Young children and old ladies have inspired me more than poets and philosophers. - Marty Rubin
Rebel children, I urge you, fight the turgid slick of conformity with which they seek to smother your glory. - Russell Brand
No one in this world can starve n die.. One who does, had died much before then... Never give money to beggars and specially children on street... By giving them money, Either u would be killing them or helping them in dieing (indirectly)... - honeya
Your children are perfume of your love. - Kishore Bansal
Before I got married I had six theories about raising children; now, I have six children and no theories. - John Wilmot
Never tell a mother how she has to raise her children and give no advice over their schooling, health or nutrition if you are not asked to. - Rossana Condoleo
I spent my whole life trying not to be careless. Women and children can afford to be careless, but not men. - Mario Puzo
Reading helps children achieve their divine destinies - Soraya Diase Coffelt
Since when has grafts, bribes to get your children into the higher institution become a Nigerian thing? - Sunday Adelaja
He possessed an unflinching belief that all people the poor, children, the elderly were human assets, waiting to be developed so they could earn their success. - Arthur C. Brooks
The thing that impresses me the most about America is the way parents obey their children. - King Edward VIII
An aged individual who considers the children to be ignorant is not truly intelligent even if s/he is being considered a matured person by many people. - Anuj Somany
We don't yet know, above all, what the world might be like if children were to grow up without being subjected to humiliation, if parents would respect them and take them seriously as people. - Alice Miller
I’m not holding myself out as a model, but I do believe that we in America can ask more of children than we typically do, and they will not only respond to the challenge, but thrive. - Amy Chua
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
Only those who look with the eyes of children can lose themselves in the object of their wonder. - Eberhard Arnold
A street where there are no children playing is a dead street! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Religion holds the solution to all problems of human relationship, whether they are between parents and children or nation and nation. Sooner or later, man has always had to decide whether he worships his own power or the power of God.
Grown men can learn from very little children for the hearts of little children are pure. Therefore, the Great Spirit may show to them many things which older people miss.
In that day, we didn't have no remote controls and vacuum cleaners. If you wanted all that stuff you had children! - Tyler Perry
Having children makes you no more a parent than having a piano makes you a pianist. - Michael Levine
What if the actual sin was that despite the fact of knowing how cruel and unfair this world is; we still bring children to life? - Sandra Chami Kassis
It's their failure, my little Anna, not yours. Men who try to understand the world without the help of children are like men who try to bake bread without the help of yeast. - Gavriel Savit
children need calm—they’re artists - John J. Geddes
The spirits of children are remote and wise... - Frances Cornford
We owe it to our husband or wife, our fellow workers, our children, our friends, indeed to everyone who comes into our lives, to be as happy as we can be. - Dennis Prager
We must teach our children to dream with their eyes open. - Harry Edwards
The notion of children being "kindergarten ready" is a bizarre oxymoron. It's like saying you have to know how to play the piano before you can learn how to play the piano. - Peter Campbell
Teach your children that a person is more valuable than any treasure found on this earth, teach them to love, teach them to sing, and dance, teach them to be courageous, and tell them they will be victorious on anything they put their heart and mind to, teach them honesty, and to never give up hope. - Martin Suarez
There isn’t a viler creature on earth than a politician who sends the children of others to the war but not his own children! - Mehmet Murat ildan
People think that you are a nasty, selfish person if you don`t want to have children. - Janeane Garofalo
I fear for the safety and well-being of our children. - Chris Mentillo
Such are the foolish dreams of idealistic children who believe that anything can possibly get better over time. - Joseph Fink
[R]aising children ... was about identifying and amplifying their strengths and virtues, and helping them find the niche where they can live these positive traits to the fullest. - Martin E.P. Seligman
I hope that you mothers will realize that when all is said and done, you have no more compelling responsibility, nor any laden with greater rewards, than the nurture you give your children in an environment of security, peace, companionship, love, and motivation to grow and do well. - Gordon B. Hinckley
The philosophy of project-based homeschooling this particular approach to helping children become strong thinkers, learners, and doers is dependent upon the interest and the enthusiastic participation and leadership of the learners themselves, the children. - Lori McWilliam Pickert
...Being a mother is like being a gardener of souls. You tend your children, make sure the light always touches them - Karen White
We are the children of a womb.Yet we differentiate each other,On color, creed and the sizes of our tombs!! - Shillpi S Banerrji
Bear in mind, children, that they listen to you because you are kids—not because you are right. That's how our Father listens to us. - Rich Mullins
There is no better satisfaction than to see your children make your dreams theirs, and achieve them on their terms. - Murad S. Shah
It’s not nice to think of children growing up like mushrooms, in the dark. - Shirley Jackson
No man should bring children into the world who is unwilling to persevere to the end in their nature and education. - Plato
God allows us to have a personal relationship with himself and he forgives and loves us as children. If God forgives our such great sins against his Son should we not forgive such little sins against ourselves? - Greg Gordon
Wounded parents often unintentionally inflict pain and suffering on their children and these childhood wounds causes a laundry list of maladaptive behaviors commonly called codependency. These habits restrict people to love-limiting relationships causing much unhappiness and distress. - David W. Earle
It was once said that the moral test of Government is how that Government treats those who are in the dawn of life, the children; those who are in the twilight of life, the elderly; and those who are in the shadows of life, the sick, the needy and the handicapped. - Hubert H. Humphrey
They blame the low income women for ruining the country because they are staying home with their children and not going out to work. They blame the middle income women for ruining the country because they go out to work and do not stay home to take care of their children. - Ann Richards
No sight better expresses the politics of aid, the dynamics of the West and the developing countries, than the image of children, happy or in need. - Zia Haider Rahman
Enlarged sympathy with children was one of the chief contributions made by the Victorian English to real civilization. - George Macaulay Trevelyan
True happiness is enjoying the time as much as possible with the children of age up to 6 by being a kid amidst them. - Anuj Somany
All of us have moments in out lives that test our courage. Taking children into a house with a white carpet is one of them. - Erma Bombeck
We don’t want to limit what God can do in our children by trying to parent them alone—Trust God to take care of them. - Stormie Omartian
Love and advise your children unconditionally. - Eraldo Banovac
We're the middle children of history, man. No purpose or place. We have no Great War. No Great Depression. Our Great War's a spiritual war... our Great Depression is our lives. - Chuck Palahniuk
Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone. - Michael Jackson
Humankind must no longer permit the lie to be taught to its children. - Compton Gage
Religion- made by men to rule women, children and idiots! - Vardan Hambardzumyan
We are always too busy for our children; we never give them the time or interest they deserve. We lavish gifts upon them; but the most precious gift, our personal association, which means so much to them, we give grudgingly. - Mark Twain
I married the first man I ever kissed. When I tell my children that they just about throw up. - Barbara Bush
Your children will smash your understanding, knowledge and reality. You will be better off. Then they will leave. You'll miss them forever. - Tibor Kalman
Tell your children the most important things To Be when they grow up, is to be kind and compassionate, to be loving and grateful, and to be happy and at peace with who they are, no matter of what they chose to do when they grow up. - Martin Suarez
A lot of parents tell their children that if they want to be an actor, that's fine, but they should do something else first, so they've got something to fall back on. It doesn't work like that, as far as I'm concerned. - Ewan McGregor
Our children need to assimilate the wonder that is India when they are young, so that they imbibe the principles of our founding fathers and continue to build this great nation. - Shallu Jindal
Cleaning with children in the house really is like brushing your teeth while eating Oreos. - Joleigh Little
People with bad consciences always fear the judgement of children.
It is against the grain of modern education to teach children to program. What fun is there in making plans, acquiring discipline in organizing thoughts, devoting attention to detail, and learning to be self-critical? - Alan Perlis
Children might or might not be a blessing, but to create them and then fail them was surely damnation. - Lois McMaster Bujold
No matter where you are involved with, your increase must have a purpose.multiplication of his children, He goes ahead to expatiate on his blessings to us - Sunday Adelaja
Sometimes we're so concerned about giving our children what we never had growing up, that we neglect to give them what we DID have growing up. - James C. Dobson
To terrify children with the image of hell, to consider women an inferior creation—is that good for the world? - Christopher Hitchens
Why do we teach our children to hate others when there are so many options to love? Why do we teach hate when kindness, compassion, tolerance, and harmony add such beauty to life? - Debasish Mridha
The greatest legacy a father can leave for his children before he departs is PEACE, otherwise his properties will go in PIECES sooner that he dies. - Israelmore Ayivor
Parents are the last people on Earth who ought to have children. - Samuel Butler
Parents are often so busy with the physical rearing of children that they miss the glory of parenthood, just as the grandeur of the trees is lost when raking leaves.
Refrain from doing ill; for one all powerful reason, lest our children should copy our misdeeds; we are all too prone to imitate whatever is base and depraved. - Juvenal
Pressure? This is just a football match. When you do not know how to feed your children, that is pressure.
When people talk about how fast children forget, how fast they forgive, how sensitive they are, I let it go in one ear and out the other. Children can remember and forget and totally freeze to death the people they don't like. - Peter Hoeg Miss Smilla's Feeling for Snow
Peace is beyond what we see. It's a vision of how we want daily life to be for our children's children. - Jeffrey A. White
Now I recall my emotions at that moment, children seem to me a remarkable race. They want so much to murder so many people, and they so rarely murder anybody at all. - Rebecca West
Encourage your children to read more and watch television less. - Gordon B. Hinckley
For all their strength, men were sometimes like little children. - Lawana Blackwell
Your children need to know they are loved and safe. Everything else is adult business. - Jeannine Lee
If we never have headaches through rebuking our children, we shall have plenty of heartaches when they grow up. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Replace a goal of obedience with one of connection and trust instead. Children are drawn to follow those to whom they are emotionally connected. By parenting not for obedience but for relationship, kids are naturally inclined to follow your lead. - Kelly Bartlett
Children are gentle and heed. Adults are tough and seize. Wise men and women have the strength and flexibility to do what's right. - Stefan Emunds
Judith (sadly): A change has come over my children of late. I have tried to shut my eyes to it, but in vain. At my time of life one must face bitter facts! - Noel Coward Sir
It’s time for the Boy Scouts to open its membership to LGBT adults once and for all. Only then can they claim to have anything to teach our children. - DaShanne Stokes
Don't handicap your children by making their lives easy. - Robert A. Heinlein
Do not blame your parents for not working hard enough to birth you with silver spoon in your mouth because tomorrow you will be a parent and your children will in turn blame you for not giving birth to them with the desired silver spoon. - Jaachynma N.E. Agu
I like stories about supervillains. They teach children that you can accomplish great things even when the whole world is against you. - G.D. Falksen
So long as little children are allowed to suffer, there is no true love in this world. - Isodore Duncan
Ever Since I Can Remember, I Have Always Been a Huge Advocate for Women and Children. - Chris Mentillo
We need to protect and care for our children because when society fails to protect its children, there will be no one else to learn from. - Gugu Mona
The best way to keep children at home is to make the home atmosphere pleasant --- and let the air out of their tires. - Dorothy Parker
Few things are more satisfying than seeing your own children have teenagers of their own. - Doug Larson
I would teach children music, physics, and philosophy; but most importantly music, for the patterns in music and all the arts are the keys to learning - Plato
If doctors are paid the same salary as bus drivers, community would not be crazy about making their children doctors - Nouman Ali Khan
If we teach our children how to love, they will fill the world with love. - Debasish Mridha
I have no heroes except flowers and children. - Marty Rubin
You see, they were Mothers, not in our sense of helpless involuntary fecundity, forced to fill and overfill the land, every land, and then see their children suffer, sin, and die, fighting horribly with one another; but in the sense of Conscious Makers of People. - Charlotte Perkins Gilman
We guarantee rude emptiness for ourselves; later in life, when we treat children as - "empty buckets", today. - Aniruddha Sastikar
The conscience of children is formed by the influences that surround them; their notions of good and evil are the result of the moral atmosphere they breathe.
The first duty to children is to make them happy, If you have not made them so, you have wronged them, No other good they may get can make up for that. - Charles Buxton
The greatest possessions I leave for my children are books. - Lailah Gifty Akita
To laugh often and much,to win the respect of the intelligent peopleand the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest criticsand endure the betrayal of false friends;to appreciate beauty;to find the best in others; to leave the world. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Curiosity in children, is but an appetite for knowledge. One great reason why children abandon themselves wholly to silly pursuits and trifle away their time insipidly is, because they find their curiosity balked, and their inquiries neglected. - John Locke
The children of the 1960's that you call the 'Manson Family' wanted to stop a war and turn the government and world to peace. They gave their lives when they took lives and they knew it. - Charles Manson
The women’s entire education should be planned in relation to men. To please men, to be useful to them, to win their love and respect, to raise them as children, care for them as adults… these are women’s duties in all ages and these are what they should be taught from childhood. - Jacques Rousseau
To gain the spiritual ascendancy over ourselves, and the influences with which we are surrounded, through a rigid course of self-discipline, is our first consideration, it is our first labor, before we can pave the way for our children to grow up without sin unto salvation. - Brigham Young
My words are my children. I am eternally grateful to the womb of my mind for conceiving them. - Munia Khan
Children, they're the same everywhere. Greedy little creatures but the best listeners in the world -any world. The very best of all. - Cornelia Funke
The law of love could be best understood and learned through little children. - Mahatma Gandhi
The training of children is a profession, where we must know how to waste time in order to save it
Raising children is like baking cookies at high altitudes. The recipe doesn’t work. You must open the oven door and keep checking on the cookies. - Dr Margaret Aranda
We will remember the way things used to be, and teach our children to be better than us. The generations that follow will remember with us. In that day, we will all be free - Rachel Higginson
Having children is like living in a frat house - nobody sleeps, everything's broken, and there's a lot of throwing up. - Ray Romano
Still reading but learning a lot about true education and the process of guiding our children in their educational pursuits. - Oliver DeMille
I think it's hard to learn democracy when we make children prisoners until they're nineteen years old. - Mimsy Sadofsky
The soul is healed by being with children. - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Children aren't happy with nothing to ignore, And that's what parents were created for. - Ogden Nash
Grownups seemed to think that accidents of chronology should oblige children to get along.
We don't inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children. - David Brower
It’s the well-behaved children that make the most formidable revolutionaries. They don’t say a word, they don’t hide under the table, they eat only one piece of chocolate at a time. But later on, they make society pay dearly. - Jean-Paul Sartre
All the Creator's children are blessed with gifts. We are all given special skills to assist each other her, including animals, plants and insects. - Eileen Anglin
Every night I tell my children all of the things that I love about them. I tell them how proud I am of their accomplishments and how much better our lives have been since they were born. I hope they will always realize how much they are loved and valued. I feel so blessed that they are in my life. - Tom Giaquinto
Human beings are born for peace; they like to grow up in peace. They like to raise their children in peace, and they like to say goodbye to this beautiful life in peace. Then why are we always preparing for war? - Debasish Mridha
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
If children instead of adults would have contolled the world, then the world would have become a better place. - Abrar Ahmed chowdhury
Lawers, I suppose, were children once. - Charles Lamb
Give your children big truths they will grow into rather than light explanations they will grow out of. - Tedd Tripp
The greatest compliment in the world is your adult children telling you they had a wonderful childhood. - Ron Baratono
When children are given spiritual guidance, they grow-up learning to know how to pray and praise God. Even though they might not be a religious person in their later years, those values they were taught are the things they remember in their times of need. - Ellen J. Barrier
There is no single effort more radical in its potential for saving the world than a transformation of the way we raise our children. - Marianne Williamson
Before I got married I had six theories about bringing up children; now I have six children and no theories. - John Wilmot
Children observe everything in nature. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Children have one kind of silliness, as you know, and grown-ups have another kind. - C.S. Lewis
As children we are taught, "Sticks and stones may break my bones but words can never hurt me!" As adults we teach those same words to our own children while simultaneously we sue one another for defamation. Ah, the naked leading the blind. - Bryan Oftedahl
Children do not need half a dozen sports, music, art, or theater activities. Kids actually need more free playtime without adult instruction. - Laura Schlessinger
We do not inherit this land from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children.
Let's raise children who won't have to recover from their childhoods. - Pam Leo
As long as you know most men are like children, you know everything. - Coco Chanel
Children are the world's most valuable resource and its best hope for the future. - John F. Kennedy
Children naturally believe without question and absorb knowledge at an incredible rate; since there is no other frame of reference; they believe their parental reality, true or false. - David W. Earle
A wise mother is the unifying force between father and children; her seed of love produces a harvest of trust. - Jaachynma N.E. Agu
Happy children do not seem to grow up to be writers. - Piers Anthony
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
Pardon me if, reading that, I want to laugh, because you want to relieve me of a fear I've never had. I've never thought that, as they say, you eat little children. - Jeanne D'Albret
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
Animals in children’s literature always have a soul life because children perceive animals as having souls. - Linda Bender
A lot of childhood effort, worry, and whispering goes into cracking the codes of adult life. Children have to be accomplished spies. - Vera B. Williams
Sometimes I hesitate to use the term sexual abuse. It conjures up worst-case scenarios in our minds, and we think, "That will never happen to my kids." And we never begin the conversation regarding sexual abuse with our children. But one violation left in secret can cause significant pain. - Carolyn Byers Ruch
Schizoid behavior is a pretty common thing in children. It's accepted, because all we adults have this unspoken agreement that children are lunatics. - Stephen King
Children make your lives a mess and set your priorities straight. - Adrianne Simeone
By fulfilling our divinely appointed jobs as parents, we can be God's tools that define and refine our children as they are sculpted into the individuals that He wants them to be. - Tamara L. Chilver
If a father does not altogether embrace a life of uncompromised sacrifice as the core of all principles by which he nurtures his children, he is a father by birth only and no power on earth can ever or will ever make that sufficient. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
Children are made readers on the laps of their parents. - Emilie Buchwald
We're children. We're supposed to be childish. - George R.R. Martin
It's quite sad that so many children go through life unsure whether their parents love them or not. - Wayne Gerard Trotman
All leaders strive to turn their followers into children. - Eric Hoffer
Allowing children to fight their own battles is one of the hardest parenting skills to learn.
They still live. They breathe, they love each other, they find joy in the world around them for no other reason than because they are children. They are resilient. They will always rise above. Always. It is a curious facet of the innocent young. - Amelia Fisher
Children and rain, both are intimate friends. - Tanmaya Guru
The ideal home: big enough for you to hear the children, but not very well. - Mignon McLaughlin
Children I implore youget out of the burning house nowthree carts wait outsideto save you from a homeless liferelax in the village squarebefore the sky everything's emptyno direction is better or worseeast is just as good as westthose who know the meaning of thisare free to go where they want - Han-shan
There's no single effort more radical in it's potential for saving the world than a transformation of the way we raise our children. - Marianne Williamson
The way we talk to our children becomes their inner voice. - Peggy O'Mara
Plant in the land of children whatever you wish to see in the life of our times - Lucy Wheelock
Kevin was sitting on the railing waiting patiently and looking up at the sky with his mouth agape in a totally comical way. Kayn walked up beside him and teased, Trying to catch flies? (The Children of Ankh series) - Kim Cormack
Children must be taught how to think, not what to think. - Margaret Mead
Let the minor genius go his light way and enjoy his life - the great nature cannot so live, he is never really in holiday mood, even though he often plucks flowers by the wayside and ties them into knots and garlands like little children and lays out on a sunny morning.
With the word "Repent" He was beckoning to us as the Savior, offering us His love and salvation. But behind this word we can also see the grief of God that His children have turned away from Him. - M. Basilea Schlink
If I have done anything, even a little, to help small children enjoy honest, simple pleasures, I have done a bit of good. - Beatrix Potter
I urge you to be teachers so that you can join with children as the co-collaborators in a plot to build a little place of ecstasy and poetry and gentle joy - Jonathan Kozol
If "doctor" means "master teacher," then I think teaching in K-12 for 10 years deserves said title. Our practicum is potent and our expertise is in the service of children. In fact, I might start calling myself Dr. Vilson on principle. Fight me - Jose Luis Vilson
Live in such a way that when you die you leave God in your will for your children. - Shannon L. Alder
If women had power, what would men be but women who can't bear children? And what would women be but men who can?...I mean, men give her [a queen] power. They let her use their power. But it isn't hers, is it? It isn't because she's a woman that she's powerful, but despite it. - Ursula K. Le Guin
Unsatisfied parents produce professionally successful but personally discontent children. - Himmilicious
I'm still struggling with the fact that due to my own (selfish) desire to be a writer, my children probably won't have the same opportunities I had growning up. For most students, however, I genuinely think it's about the money. It's a factor, sure. But it just feels like a factor. - Marina Keegan
The only people who seem to have nothing to do with the education of the children are the parents.
There would be fewer absent fathers, if straight men were turned on only by women with whom they would not mind having children. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Children must early learn the the beauty of generosity. They are taught to give what they prize most, that they may taste the happiness of giving. - Charles Alexander Eastman
There was once a king, and he had a queen; and he was the manliest of his gender, and she was the loveliest of hers. They had nineteen children, and were always having more. - Charles Dickens
Writing for children is an art in itself, and a most interesting one. - Enid Blyton
Familiarity breeds contempt and children. - Mark Twain
Is it too bold to point out that there is nothing in the ten commandmentsabout protecting children against cruelty?Nothing against rape and nothing against slavery,and nothing agains genocide.Could this be because these crimesare positively recommendedin the rest of the bible? - A.J. Beirens
One cannot always know what children are thinking. Children are hard to understand, especially when careful training has a custom them to obedience and experience has made them cautious in conversation with their teachers. - Catherine the Great
The moment you have to recruit people to put another person down, in order to convince someone of your value is the day you dishonor your children, your parents and your God. If someone doesn't see your worth the problem is them, not people outside your relationship. - Shannon L. Alder
There are times not to flirt. When you're sick. When you're with children. When you're on the witness stand.
Like a caring motherholding and guarding the lifeof her only child,so with a boundless heartof lovingkindness,hold yourself and all beingsas your beloved children. - Gautama Buddha
The children now love luxury. They have bad manners, contempt for authority; they show disrespect for elders and love chatter in place of exercise. - Socrates
Society is full of possibilities, is this possible to make all to think like children then there will be no politics. - Vikram Roy
The ritual of marriage is not simply a social event; it is a crossing of threads in the fabric of fate. Many strands bring the couple and their families together and spin their lives into a fabric that is woven on their children.
[Feminism is] a socialist, anti-family, political movement that encourages women to leave their husbands, kill their children, practice witchcraft, destroy capitalism and become lesbians. - Pat Robertson
Our children are only as brilliant as we allow them to be. - Eric Micha'el Leventhal
Isn't it a good thing we don't know everything? If we did, we wouldn't have a reason to have curiosity, and curiosity is like imagination, taking us back to the time when we were just children in our own fantasylands. - Jule Warner
How could children have spotted what everyone else couldn’t? Because we haven’t killed off our imaginations, Aedan mumbled behind a wrapping of arms and knees. - Jonathan Renshaw
Sexual enlightenment is justified insofar as girls cannot learn too soon how children do not come into the world. - Karl Kraus
I would be the most content if my children grew up to be the kind of people who think decorating consists mostly of building enough bookshelves. - Anna Quindlen
Living with small children is like having a bowling alley set up in your brain. - Martin Mull
Earth is a homicide victim. We lose our children. There are wars. Disease. And God comes strolling by like a cosmic Billie Burke. - William Peter Blatty
Mama exhorted her children at every opportunity to 'jump at de sun.' We might not land on the sun, but at least we would get off the ground. - Zora Neale Hurston
There is nothing romantic about childhood. Children can enjoy their childhood only if the adults create the necessary atmosphere. - Sadghuru
It’s not enough to wish, dream, hope. Even children know this. We must set sail into the sea of uncertainty. We must meet fear face-to-face. We must take our dreams as maps for a greater journey. Dreams, to come true, need a good story. So go live one. - Vironika Tugaleva
The laughter of children isn't mean or cutting, but pure and simple fun. - Marty Rubin
Animals are always loyal and love you, whereas with children you never know where you are.
Treat the earth well: it was not given to you by your parents, it was loaned to you by your children. We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors, we borrow it from our Children. - Crazy Horse
Your children are not your children. They are sons and daughters of the Life's longing for itself. They come through you but not from you. You may give them your love but not your thoughts. For they have their own thoughts. - Kahlil Gibran
You go back. You search for what made you happy when you were smaller. We are all grown up children, really... So one should go back and search for what was loved and found to be real.
Parents don't own their children and no one owns the world. - Marty Rubin
Our children need to see that faith matters, that it's relevant to our daily situations, that it's real. - Michelle Anthony
Human beings are the only creatures that allow their children to come back home. - Bill Cosby
The words that a father speaks to his children in the privacy of home are not heard by the world, but, as in whispering galleries, they are clearly heard at the end, and by posterity.
Children must be taught that they are worth being heard, being saved and being loved. - C. JoyBell C.
Even for women without children, trading hours that produce income for hours that produce only art seems like a foolish decision. What a loss for the world, though, to have women's voices silenced because art is our last priority. - Holly Robinson
It's a failure of national vision when you regard children as weapons, and talents as materials you can mine, assay, and fabricate for profit and defense. - John Hersey
I am determined that my children shall be brought up in their father's religion, if they can find out what it is. - Charles Lamb
The test of the morality of a society is what it does for its children. - Dietrich Bonhoeffer
We cannot let the future of our children be decided by their zip codes and family incomes. - Sharad Vivek Sagar
...Studies have found that children who witness abuse are more likely to accept relationships that are abusive. - Asa Don Brown
CIRCUS, n. A place where horses, ponies and elephants are permitted to see men, women and children acting the fool. - Ambrose Bierce
While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about. - Angela Schwindt
Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark; and as that natural fear in children is increased by tales, so is the other. - Sir Francis Bacon
When mom and dad went to war the only prisoners they took were the children - Pat Conroy
An awesome thing children need is a frank smile from a sincere heart - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
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
There are good books which are only for adults.There are no good books which are only for children. - W.H. Auden
There are two lasting bequests we can give our children. One is roots. The other is wings.
There is some comfort in dying surrounded by one's children. - Ann Radcliffe
Educate your children, educate yourself, in the love for the freedom of others, for only in this way will your own freedom not be a gratuitous gift from fate. You will be aware of its worth and will have the courage to defend it. - Joaquim Nabuco
You have to write the book that wants to be written. And if the book will be too difficult for grown-ups, then you write it for children. - Madeleine L'Engle
Listen, there is no way any true man is going to let children live around him in his home and not discipline and teach, fight and mold them until they know all he knows. His goal is to make them better than he is. Being their friend is a distant second to this. - Victor Devlin
We threw ourselves at that wild river every day and most days it tossed us all harmlessly skyward like well-loved children. After a while that does something to you. - Jo Deurbrouck
Three great lessons for my children; love God, love yourself and love your neighbour as yourself. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Nature fits all her children with something to do, he who would write and can't write, can surely review. - James Russell Lowell
Remember that children, marriages, and flower gardens reflect the kind of care they get. - H. Jackson Brown Jr.
If you're not parenting on purpose, don't be surprised when you get chaos from the children. - Benjamin Lotter
Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children - William Makepeace Thackeray
We do not need to teach our children how to fight. We need to teach our children the miraculousness and transientness of life. - Debasish Mridha
It is my wish that you may have at better and freer life than I have had. Recommend virtue to your children; it alone, not money, can make them happy. I speak from experience; this was what upheld me in time of misery. - Ludwig van Beethoven
The only reason that they say, 'Women and children first' is to test the strength of the lifeboats. - Jean Kerr
To us children he (Mr Ewing) was our very own ‘Mr Chips’ and invariably we would each receive half a crown whenever we encountered him on his afternoon walk. If we were particularly lucky, he would send us to the ‘Big House’ for ice-cream a rare treat in the early 1950s - Bill Scott
Life is either a daring adventure or nothing. Security does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than exposure. - Helen Keller
How can there be too many children? That is like saying there are too many flowers." ~ of Calcutta - Mother Teresa
The young, free to act on their initiative, can lead their elders in the direction of the unknown... The children, the young, must ask the questions that we would never think to ask, but enough trust must be re-established so that the elders will be permitted to work with them on the answers. - Margaret Mead
We need to decide that we will not go to war, whatever reason is conjured up by the politicians or the media, because war in our time is always indiscriminate, a war against innocents, a war against children - Howard Zinn
Some people discard their childhood like an old hat. They forget about it like a phone number that's no longer valid. They used to be kids, then they became adults - but what are they now?Only those who grow up but continue to be children are humans. - Erick Kästner
See, I am very dependent... on beauty and peace of the world... on loyalty of friends... on love in families... on happiness and health of children. And I do not want to be free as long as I have it all... - Galina Nelson
Don’t box your children in and tell them that everything is a sin. You’ll produce either rebels, or very boring people. - C. JoyBell C.
As a people we practiced excess. Excess in everything - pleasure, gaud display, endless toil, and death. Vagrant children slept in the alleys. Ragpicking was a profession. A conspicuously self-satisfied class of new wealth and weak intellect was all aglitter in a setting of mass misery. - E.L. Doctrow
Oh no-"she began.It shocked her to be right. Parent's were right, not children. Children could say anything, Arriety knew and enjoy saying it- knowing always they were safe and wrong. - Mary Norton
The thing is to become a master and in your old age to acquire the courage to do what children did when they knew nothing. - Ernest Hemingway
In peace, children inter their parents; war violates the order of nature and causes parents to inter their children. - Herodotus
Children wish fathers looked but with their eyes; fathers that children with their judgment looked; and either may be wrong - William Shakespeare
Knowledge is power and at the end of the day, our health, the health of our children, the health of our community, and the health of Mother Earth is our responsibility. Therefore, it is imperative that we understand the human and environmental affects of the products that we buy. - Obiora Embry
Contemporary American children, if they are old enough to grasp the concept of Santa Claus by Thanksgiving, are able to see through it by December 15th. - Roy Blount Jr.
In fiction's grip, we may mortage our homes, sell our children, to have whatever it is we crave.
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
Caring about the welfare of children and shaming parents are mutually exclusive endeavors. - Brené Brown
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
One of life's great challenges is getting out of your own way after a divorce or breakup... Heartache and anger make you feel like enemies, but your children need you to be a team. Unfortunately, few rise to this challenge, and the children pay an emotional debt they did not incur. - Steve Maraboli
Just think of the tragedy of teaching children not to doubt. - Clarence Darrow
War may sometimes be a necessary evil. But no matter how necessary, it is always an evil, never a good. We will not learn how to live together in peace by killing each other's children. - Jimmy Carter
If government could create jobs and raise children, socialism would have worked. - George Gilder
Children are not a zoo of entertainingly exotic creatures, but an array of mirrors in which the human predicament leaps out at us. - John Updike
That place is happy over which a holy man builds a house, with fire, cattle, wife, children and good followers - The God
The strongest shoulders are not the well-built shoulders of a weight lifter who carries iron dumbbells, but they are of a mother’s weak shoulders which carry three children! - Mehmet Murat ildan
It’s hillbilly urine; we had better get home before they come to eat us. Kevin said pointing towards home proving if there was ever any doubt that he had no acting ability at all. (The Children of Ankh series) - Kim Cormack
We both liked children; we just didn't want any ourselves. There were children everywhere, and we saw no reason to start our own brand. Young couples plunge into parenthood and about half the time they end up with some ghastly problem on their hands. We thought we'd leave that to others. - Thomas McGuane
I sell my children, and though they feed me, they don't love me as hers do. - Louisa May Alcott
Those who educate children well are more to be honored than they who produce them; for these only gave them life, those the art of living well. - Aristotle
Our children seem to have wonderful taste, or none - depending, of course, on whether or not they agree with us.
Society has seldom considered the vicarious effects of domestic violence between partners on the lives of children. - Asa Don Brown
The only love that I really believe in is a mother’s love for her children. - Karl Lagerfeld
If we are teaching children how to lie,to steal, and to be aggressive, why do schools punish those who lie and steal? and why does the society punish the offender criminal? - Ali Altantawi
In most stories she knows, children have a mother and a father, like Iphigenia had Clytemnestra and Agamemnon, and Helen had Leda and Zeus. Sometimes they have teachers too, but not always, and they never seem to have sergeants. - M.R. Carey
Children make up the best songs, anyway. Better than grown-ups. Kids are always working on songs and throwing them away, like little origami things or paper airplanes. They don't care if they lose it; they'll just make another one. - Tom Waits
Children are something, don't ya think? " she rarely spoke in that way, the freaky speculative way." I mean, you fall in love and as a result, little people are running around - Jebreel Nahaary
As I cooked in the cauldron of motherhood, the incredible love I felt for my children opened my heart and brought me a much greater understanding of universal love. It made me understand the suffering of the world much more deeply. - Tsultrim Allione
Not everyone is violent in a violence infected country or society. In those countries and societies many parents unknowingly teach their children hatred and violence. - Debasish Mridha
Your children are the greatest gift God will give to you, and their souls the heaviest responsibility He will place in your hands. Take time with them, teach them to have faith in God. Be a person in whom they can have faith. When you are old, nothing else you've done will have mattered as much. - Lisa Wingate
Poor or rich, black or white, quiet or naughty, mentally defective or sharp-witted, thin or fat, all children are great! - Mehmet Murat ildan
There was a time when we expected nothing of our children but obedience, as opposed to the present, when we expect everything of them but obedience. - Anatole Broyard
The significance of a revolution will be known after the days have gone past us. When the children of the coming years wake up and like the albatross glide across the azure sky.The freedom to live a life of meaning and joy. - Avijeet Das
Some of us teach ourselves and our children to love the superficial outer; our looks, hair, skin, clothes rather than the greater beauty that resides within whereas it is that inner beauty that really defines you and who you truly are - rassool jibraeel snyman
The desideratum of the philosophy better to have never been is parents being charged with manslaughter for bringing children into the world - Dean Cavanagh
Children and journalists need what they don't need actually. - Raheel Farooq
If your parents never had children, chances are you won’t either. - Dick Cavett
Fostering a spirit of cooperation with your ex means laying down your weapons in the war of divorce in order to protect your children.
Children will adapt to nearly any rule or routine as long as it is consistently enforced within that particular household.
Reading is a source of liberation. Children who are taught to read early on, are commonly taught to communicate in other significant verbal and nonverbal ways. - Asa Don Brown
The most important thing that parents can teach their children is how to get along without them. - Frank Clark
We all have the best laid plans for our children, and they go and ruin it all by growing up any way they want to. What the hell was it all for, then? (Real Life and Liars) - Kristina Riggle
Here is your country. Cherish these natural wonders, cherish the natural resources, cherish the history and romance as a sacred heritage, for your children and your children's children. Do not let selfish men or greedy interests skin your country of its beauty, its riches or its romance. - Theodore Roosevelt
We are the children of one creator. We are different in some ways. Yet, we are equal. - Ellen J. Barrier
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
The only people you have to look out for in life are the people that don't care about anything or anyone. These are the people that end up teaching your children. - Shannon L. Alder
America's leaders should be examples of integrity and high moral standards. When their behavior evokes shame rather than pride and becomes something that we don't want to discuss in front of the children at the kitchen table, we should consider impeachment. - Ben Carson, M.D.
Children are not things to be molded, but are people to be unfolded. - Jess Lair
We must make the world honest before we can honestly say to our children that honesty is the best policy. - George Bernard Shaw
A sparkling house is a fine thing if the children aren't robbed of their luster in keeping it that way.
The knowledge of God that a person has, influences not only his own life, but also the lives of his children. - Sunday Adelaja
Whatever we may think of the merits of torturing children for pleasure, and no doubt there is much to be said on both sides, I am sure we all agree that it should be done with sterilized instruments. - G.K. Chesterton
It's amazing to be a woman because even without children of your own, you can still be an excellent mother. - Gugu Mona
Every good gift and every perfect present comes from God. He is out Father who will always love His children. - Pazaria Smith
Though we marry as adults, we don't marry adults. We marry children who have grown up and still rejoice in being children, especially if we're creative. - Diane Ackerman
Shall I confess it, Mr. Hartright? I sadly want a reform in the construction of children. Nature's only idea seems to be to make them machines for the production of incessant noise. - Wilkie Collins
...take down your baby bump photos from Facebook, take down pictures of your kids too. It is your job to protect your children and not parade them around like little circus freaks or glorified mini-you’s. - Brandon Kelly
Women want men, careers, money, children, friends, luxury, comfort, independence, freedom, respect, love, and a three-dollar pantyhose that won't run. - Phyllis Diller
Familiarity breeds contempt - and children. - Mark Twain
Any man who, having a child or children he can't support, proceeds to have another should be sterilized at once. - H. L. Mencken
Children have but little charity for each other's defects. - Mark Twain
That conversation with the taxi driver suddenly made clear to me the essence of the writer's occupation. We write books because our children aren't interested in us. We address ourselves to an anonymous world because our wives plug their ears when we speak to them. - Milan Kundera
I think that the best thing we can do for our children is to allow them to do things for themselves, allow them to be strong, allow them to experience life on their own terms, allow them to take the subway... let them be better people, let them believe more in themselves. - C. JoyBell C.
Every act of conscious learning requires the willingness to suffer an injury to one's self-esteem. That is why young children, before they are aware of their own self-importance, learn so easily; and why older persons, especially if vain or important, cannot learn at all. - Thomas Szasz
Happiness is an imaginary condition, formerly attributed by the living to the dead, now usually attributed by adults to children, and by children to adults. - Thomas Szasz
Children lack morality, but they also lack fake morality. - Mignon McLaughlin
When we consider that women are treated as property it is degrading to women that we should treat our children as property to be disposed of as we see fit. - Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Praise your children openly, reprove them secretly. - William Cecil
Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself... You may house their bodies but not their souls, for their souls dwell in the house of tomorrow, which you cannot visit, not even in your dreams. - Kahlil Gibran
Compassion is like mother giving love to her children. Mother’s ways are higher than others, even when everyone rejects, mother accepts with her arms open and wide. - Amit Ray
Children and babies should be held in the most sacred regard. We feel that they're the most natural and true magicians. - Zeena Schreck
Education commences at the mother's knee, and every word spoken within the hearing of little children tends towards the formation of character. - Hosea Ballou
Children have neither past nor future; they enjoy the present. - Jean de la Bruyere
If your children know who God is they will know who they are, regardless of where you or they call home. - Shannon L. Alder
As parents, we have the responsibility and the power to create a foundational love for nutritious foods that will influence our children's choices for decades to come, setting the stage for our children, grandchildren, and future generations to flourish in wellness and health. - Leah Borski
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
Be nice to your children. They may grow up to be writers. - Katerina Stoykova Klemer
Children today are tyrants. They contradict their parents, gobble their food, and tyrannize their teachers. - Socrates
Right now I'm a freshman in my fourth year at U.C.L.A., but my goal is to become a veternarian, 'cause I love children.
For Christians do not place their hope in their children, but rather their children are a sign of their hope . . . that God has not abandoned this world. - Stanley Hauerwas
Children are like sponges and all they really want to do is latch on to someone that inspires them to learn. - Gwen Ro
No one ever died from sleeping in an unmade bed. I have known mothers who remake the bed after their children do it because there is wrinkle in the spread or the blanket is on crooked. This is sick. - Erma Bombeck
While games are fun to play, children should grow up not just being the consumers of technology but also the creators of technology. - Newton Lee
Often and often afterwards, the beloved Aunt would ask me why I had never told anyone how I was being treated. Children tell little more than animals, for what comes to them they accept as eternally established. - Rudyard Kipling
Parentage is a very important profession, but no test of fitness for it is ever imposed in the interest of the children. - George Bernard Shaw
I shall write peace upon your wings,and you shall fly around the worldso that children will no longer haveto die this way. - Teshima Yusuke 手島悠介
My heart is crushed, my knees are weakened. My tears drench my pillow, my tears flood my bed every night. Do you know how much I miss you father of my children. - Euginia Herlihy
Children are great observers. - Lailah Gifty Akita
How to Raise your I.Q. by Eating Gifted Children - Lewis B. Frumkes
Of children as of procreation - the pleasure momentary, the posture ridiculous, the expense damnable. - Evelyn Waugh
Education commences at the mother's knee, and every word spoken within the hearing of children tends toward the formation of character. - Hosea Ballou
The minds of small children are more interested in clockwork trains, jumping in puddles and other important childhood endeavours. - Maxwell Grantly
Children with disabilities are stronger than we know, they fight the battles that most will never know. - Misti Renea Neely
If you want to see what children can do, you must stop giving them things. - Norman Douglas
Stand aside for a while and leave room for learning, observe carefully what children do, and then, if you have understood well, perhaps teaching will be different from before. - Loris Malaguzzi
The speaker says one of the blessings of the family of God is that the enthusiasm of children influences their elders while experience seasons the younger members. - Matt Chandler
Always be nice to your children because they are the ones who will choose your rest home. - Phyllis Diller
I didn't find out until I became a father. You don't just LOVE your children. You FALL in love with them. - Frasier Crane
He sits, strong and blunt as a Celtic cross, Clearly used to silence and an armchair: Tonight the wife and children will be quiet At slammed door and smoker's cough in the hall. - Seamus Heaney
Everywhere, everywhere, children are the scorned people of the earth. - Toni Morrison
Beware of what you teach your children in the womb. - Marty Rubin
May what I do flow from me like a river, no forcing and no holding back, the way it is with children. - Rainer Maria Rilke
One might equate growing up with a mistrust of words. A mature person trusts his eyes more than his ears. Irrationality often manifests itself in upholding the word against the evidence of the eyes. Children, savages and true believers remember far less what they have seen than what they have heard. - Eric Hoffer
My age and the ages of my children are imaginary numbers. - Carol L. Covin
All children should be taught to unconditionally accept, approve, admire, appreciate, forgive, trust, and ultimately, love their own person. - Asa Don Brown
As a people we practiced excess. Excess in everything - pleasure, gaudy display, endless toil, and death. Vagrant children slept in the alleys. Ragpicking was a profession. A conspicuously self-satisfied class of new wealth and weak intellect was all aglitter in a setting of mass misery. - E.L. Doctrow
In early childhood you may lay the foundation of poverty or riches, industry of idleness, good or evil, by the habits to which you train your children. Teach them right habits then, and their future life is safe.
Improving intelligence is possible, but it is more likely to occur if children are given the right experiences at the right ages. - Dennis Garlick
There is no reciprocity. Men love women, women love children, children love hamsters. - Alice Thomas Ellis
Children are remarkable for their intelligence and ardour, for their curiosity and tolerance of shams, the clarity and ruthlessness of their vision. - Aldous Huxley
All grown-ups were once children... but only few of them remember it. Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince - ilana Graf
If your children asked you about your honesty with God, Let them look at the pictures with the person you married and was the reason they're alive...and they will understand. - RSCruz
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children is a amazing book, I love it - Ransom Riggs
All peoples and nations are of one family, the children of one Father, and should be to one another as brothers and sisters. - Bahá'u'lláh
I love children, especially when they cry, for then someone takes them away.
Providence protects children and idiots. I know because I have tested it. - Mark Twain
The central struggle of parenthood is to let our hopes for our children outweigh our fears. - Ellen Goodman
Old age doth in sharp pains abound;We are belabored by the gout,Our blindness is a dark profound,Our deafness each one laughs about.Then reason's light with falling rayDoth but a trembling flicker cast.Honor to age, ye children pay!Alas! my fifty years are past! - Pierre-Jean de Béranger
Relax. Cultivate your children's capabilities. Maximize their strengths. Do not handicap their unique skills by spending too much time on making them average in everything. Help them create their own style, and appreciate your children for who God created them to be. - Tamara L. Chilver
What you don't think about when you're planning for children is when you're going to teach them how not to be killed - Darnell Lamont Walker
Myriam and I are both hard workers, and together we make a strong team. We found ways to make a living, educate our children, and to take care of my parents until their last days, and we managed to have fun doing it. ...The friendships we made along the way were the biggest treasure of all. - Marc Ashton
The gods visit the sins of the fathers upon the children. - Euripides
No society that feeds its children on tales of successful violence can expect them not to believe that violence in the end is rewarded. - Margaret Mead
Our children were allowed to help when they were little, urged to help when they grew a little older, and sometimes ordered to help when they were teenagers. - Boyd K. Packer
The best year so far as for me when I am a children it's when I finish school and start doing something else which is more useful... Games are useful, aren't they?Facts also, aren't they?... Aren't they? - Deyth Banger
We are no longer worried that children are missing school because of video games, though. We are worried that they are murdering their classmates because of video games. - Tom Bissell
Fortunately, we did most of our athletic stuff inside, so we didn't have to jog through Tribeca looking like a bunch of boot-camp hippie children. - Rick Riordan
Christmas, children, is not a date. It is a state of mind. - Mary Ellen Chase
It is really asking too much of a woman to expect her to bring up her husband and her children too.
The art of mothering is to teach the art of living to children. - Elain Heffner
How much our society values its children can be measured by how well they are treated and protected. - Howard Markel
Reading aloud with children is known to be the single most important activity for building the knowledge and skills they will eventually require for learning to read. - Marilyn Jager Adams
I love God, Jesus Christ, my three children, mother, father, brother, sisters, family in general, my pets, my students, and true friends. - Ana Monnar
I don't buy that overused line about a woman's job making her a better mother. The children need more time. Everything in our home needs more time. - Holly Peterson
Serve your parents if you expect your children to serve you when you are old - Radhe Maa
All God's children are not beautiful. Most of God's children are, in fact, barely presentable. - Fran Lebowitz
We are the children of a technological age. We have found streamlined ways of doing much of our routine work. Printing is no longer the only way of reproducing books. Reading them, however, has not changed. - Lawrence Clark Powell
Dan P. McAdams argues that children develop a narrative tone which influences their stories for the rest of their lives. Children gradually adopt an enduring assumption that everything will turn out well, or badly, depending on their childhood. - David Brooks
For My people are foolish, They know Me not; They are stupid children And have no understanding. They are shrewd to do evil, But to do good they do not know. - Jeremiah 4 22
Let children wander aimlessly around ideas. - Sugata Mitra
If children grew up according to early indications, we should have nothing but geniuses. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
If Jesus had been killed twenty years ago, Catholic school children would be wearing little electric chairs around their necks instead of crosses. - Lenny Bruce
Perhaps I write for no one. Perhaps for the same person children are writing for when they scrawl their names in the snow. - Margaret Atwood
Children are prophets of nature. - Raheel Farooq
When my children were little, always I had to explain things.Now they don't ask much more, have I become more stupid? - Hannu Vilponen
Dear my little children I work hard so as to make your lives better. so don't rest until you do thesame to your own children. - Hamzatribah
Children should neither be seen nor heard from - ever again.
Our children change us... whether they live or not. - Lois McMaster Bujold
They say you can tell a lot about a country by the way it treats its prisoners…I believe the same can be said for how a country treats its children - Jill Telford
Engaging with children in troublesome thinking is problematic, but important. Ignoring the hard stuff and only engaging in the fluff and fun from curriculum choices is to keep underground issues of social justice and to further silence and compound the inequity - Janet Robertson
Science can be introduced to children well or poorly. If poorly, children can be turned away from science; they can develop a lifelong antipathy; they will be in a far worse condition than if they had never been introduced to science at all. - Isaac Asimov
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
In a country where children are unhappy, everyone is unhappy! - Mehmet Murat ildan
If I could relive my life, I would devote my entire ministry to reaching children for God. - D.L. Moody
Women and children are not property and no one owns the world. - Marty Rubin
The future success of a nation depends on how diligently and purposefully they educate their children. - Debasish Mridha
The love of God is a hard love. It demands total self-surrender, disdain of our human personality. And yet it alone can reconcile us to suffering and the deaths of children, it alone can justify them, since we cannot understand them, and we can only make God's will ours. - Albert Camus
And much like the despairity of the woman who can never bear children, my dreams can never bear fruit. They are the mountains I can never climb.The hurdles I can never leap.The seas I can never cross. The skies I can never look up to.Yet, I adopt them. Unblemished.Guilt-free. - Chirag Tulsiani
The best way to keep children home is to make the home atmosphere pleasant--and let the air out of the tires. - Dorothy Parker
Give me the children until they are seven and anyone may have them afterwards. - St. Francis Xavier
All we think about in the cycle of violence is men. If we miss the oestrogen factor we cannot solve the cycle of violence. We cannot bring peace to the world unless we hold women accountable and morally responsible, particularly for their attacks upon children. - Stefan Molyneux
I enjoy load shedding in Nepal, when it allows me to witness the dancing of fireflies in the next field, and at the same time to hear children playing a chanting clapping game because there is no TV to waste their time on. - Andrew James Pritchard
The intelligent desire self-control; children want candy. - Jalaluddin Rumi
The most important thing I can do for my children is to protect them and to teach them. After that, it's up to them to be and do their best in life. - Thomas J. Powell
Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them. - James Baldwin
I am aware, of course, that many men do hate the sight of their wife and children. Doctors even have a name for these people: 'anglers'. - Jeremy Clarkson
In God's eyes all children are beautiful but here on earth we have higher standards. - Stephen Colbert
For all its flaws, I would feel safer to have my children grow up in a world dominated by the United States than by any other country.
Some families can trace their ancestors back three hundred years, but can't tell you where their children were last night.
Children speak in the field what they hear in the house. - Scottish Proverb
It was one of those ridiculous arrangements that couples make when they are separating, but before they are divorced - when they still imagine that children and property can be shared with more magnanimity than recrimination. - John Irving
What brings a real and lasting joy is our relationships with God, and our love for His other children He has put in our lives. It's people; friends and family that fulfil us. All else, fame, popularity, beauty, is so fleeting. - Lindsey Stirling
Raise your children to love and embrace others. Tell them they are beautiful; they may grow up to be stars one day, and "beautiful" will never mean as much in a magazine as it will coming from you. - Kaiden Blake
God is a mean-spirited, pugnacious bully bent on revenge against His children for failing to live up to his impossible standards. - Walt Whitman
I married the first man I ever kissed. When I tell my children that, they just about throw up. - Barbara Bush
Raise your children with right values and education. You may end up living frugal but you will die rich; else you will live rich but die poor. - Aditya Ajmera
Singing with children in the schools has been the most rewarding experience of my life. - Pete Seeger
Her belly ruptures full of parasites, Her eyes sink back in her skull Her butchered wrists, dangle From the edge of the bathtubHer children cuddle against her Desperate for love she cannot give - Wrath James White
Your children need your presence more than your presents. - Jesse Jackson
Parents have become so convinced educators know what is best for children that they forget that they themselves are really the experts. - Marian Wright Edeleman
At morn we buried Melanippus; as the sun set the maiden Basilo died by her own hand, as she could not endure to lay her brother on the pyre and live; and the house beheld a two-fold woe, and all Cyrene bowed her head, to see the home of happy children made desolate. - allimachus and Lycophron CXLII
Do not raise your children the way your parents raised you; they were born for a different time. - Abi bin Abi Taleb
It is time for a return to childhood, to simplicity, to running and climbing and laughing in the sunshine, to experiencing happiness instead of being trained for a lifetime of pursuing happiness. It is time to let children be children again. - L.R. Knost
If parents were as concerened about raising their children as they are about the outcome of their sitcom or sports game, this nation would thrive. - Benjamin Lotter
It goes without saying that you should never have more children than you have car windows - Erma Bombeck
We cannot leave our children disconnected from opportunities that are designed specially for them. - Sharad Vivek Sagar
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
She said that the planting of trees, like the education of children, was a gift to the future. - Cassandra Danz
He who teaches children learns more than they do. - German Proverb
History shapes the lives of all men, women and children ... sometimes unraveling humanity into an undesired mess. - Lynda I Fisher
Men have sacrificed and crippled themselves physically and emotionally to feed, house, and protect women and children. None of their pain or achievement is registered in feminist rhetoric, which portrays men as oppressive and callous exploiters. - Camille Paglia
And it is through fantasy that children achieve catharsis. It is the best means they have for taming wild things. - Maurice Sendak
Recommend to your children virtue; that alone can make them happy, not gold. - Ludwig van Beethoven
A family is a unit composed not only of children but of men, women, an occasional animal, and the common cold. - Ogden Nash
is the founder of the LeadAmerica Foundation and extends a remarkable amount of financial support to fund the education of more than 300 children in Haiti. - Chris Salamone
children spend their time for they think they have more time; adults cry over their time for they see they have less time - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
John and I noticed that whenever we talked about our children Wystan reached for his cats. - Thekla Clark
Most talk of a catholic spirit but it is only till they have been brought into the pale of their own church. This is downright sectarianism, not Catholicism. How can I act consistently, unless I receive and love all the children of God, whom I esteem to be such, of whatever denomination they may be? - George Whitefield
We want far better reasons for having children than not knowing how to prevent them.
Schools and schoolmasters, as we have them today, are not popular as places of education and teachers, but rather prisons and turnkeys in which children are kept to prevent them disturbing and chaperoning their parent. - George Bernard Shaw
The Devil loved watching children pour down the front steps of the high school like lava from a volcano. Trolling for souls. He posed in one of his favorite guises today, a school bus driver. - Serena Schreiber
All one can really leave one's children is what's inside their heads. Education, in other words, and not earthly possessions, is the ultimate legacy, the only thing that cannot be taken away. - Wernher von Braun
We already live on the planet of war, we already live on the red planet, and it's a war against children. All the other wars are just the shadows of the war on children. - Stefan Molyneux
Children can create fun out of nothing and when this great talent is lost you become a boring creature which is called adult! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Children are particularly literary, for they say what they feel not what someone has taught them to feel. - Fernando Pessoa
I love children - especially when they cry, for then someone takes them away.
We see answers to prayer all around us.our home, family, children, healing, life, love,are all answers to prayer. - Pazaria Smith
This was the ghetto: where children grow down instead of up. - Jerry Spinelli
You can't just say there is a god because the world is beautiful. You have to account for bone cancer in children. - Stephen Fry
The degree to which the psychiatric community is complicit with abusive parents in drugging non-compliant children is a war crime across the generations, and there will be a Nuremberg at some point in the future - Stefan Molyneux
We cannot keep on blaming the past leaders about the present circumstances. We need to be mindful that if we do nothing to improve the present circumstances, our children will also blame us in the future. - Gugu Mona
I am grieved for my children—and boy’s in particular—that this modern age is emasculating men under the guise of the best interest of the children. - H. Kirk Rainer
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
Educate your children to self-control, to the habit of holding passion and prejudice and evil tendencies subject to an upright and reasoning will, and you have done much to abolish misery from their future and crimes from society. - Benjamin Franklin
...because it is the privilige and the curse of midnight's children to be both masters and victims of their times, to forsake privacy and be sucked into the annihilating whirlpool of the multitudes, and to be unable to live or die in peace. - Salman Rushdie
Children have neither a past nor a future. Thus they enjoy the present - which seldom happens to us. - Jean De La Bruyere
Children are our future we must take care of them with maximum effort. - Naomi Campbell
I've realised now that the reality of children is you have to be in the right place with the right person. - Benedict Cumberbatch
If we nurture the dreams of children, the world will be blessed. If we destroy them, the world is doomed! - Wess Stafford
I’m happiest when I’m with young people. Their wisdom, grief, and optimism motivates me to work harder and inspires me to be better, more thoughtful and to move with increased reverence. I find joy in children. - Lateefah Simon
Those who educate children well are more to be honored than parents, for these only gave life, those the art of living well. - Aristotle
Literature has the ability to open up a whole new world to children, but we need to have a share in helping them to find that door and open it with them. Let’s set the example and help to foster this love of reading in our little ones. - Carmela Dutra
It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men. - Dr. Frederick Douglass 18171895
Teach children to be polite and courteous in the home, and, when he grows up, he will never be able to edge his car onto a freeway. - Unknown
History teachers help children climb mountains. - Just in Time for Christmas
Our children may learn about the heroes of the past. Our task is to make ourselves the architects of the future. - Jomo Kenyatta
Educating hearts precedes educating minds.Investment in children precedes investment in the future. .'Despite of our different languages ,countries & religions ,we all share the same humanity'.- - Fida Qutob
It seems to me that since I've had children, I've grown richer and deeper. They may have slowed down my writing for a while, but when I did write, I had more of a self to speak from. - Anne Tyler
Children begin by loving their parents. As they grow older, they judge them. Sometimes they forgive them.
The English have no respect for their language, and will not teach their children to speak it. - George Bernard Shaw
There is no better time than now to rededicate yourself to the principles taught by Jesus, and to teach your children about Him too! - Soraya Diase Coffelt
Sometimes in our attempt to give children what we did not have, we forget to give our children what we did have. - Connie Podesta
I want my children to understand the world, but not just because the world is fascinating and the human mind is curious. I want them to understand it so that they will be positioned to make it a better place - Howard Gardner
The achievement gap between children from high income and low income families is roughly 30-40% larger among children born in 2001 than among those born 25 years ago. The class gap among students entering kindergarten was two to three times higher than the racial gap. - Robert D. Putnam
You know your children are growing up when they stop asking you where they came from and refuse to tell you where they're going. - P.J. O'Rourke
If you bungle raising children, I don't think whatever else you do matters very much. - Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
Always Try And Be Kind To Other People - Especially Women And Children. - Chris Mentillo
Children sweeten labours, but they make misfortunes more bitter.
The war is against children, and all the other wars are just a shadow of the war on children. - Stefan Molyneux
How is it that little children are so intelligent and men so stupid? It must be education that does it - Alexandre Dumas
Healthy children will not fear life if their elders have integrity enough not to fear death. - Erik H. Erikson
When we talk with our children about sexual abuse, we are not only taking a proactive step toward protecting them, we are building our relationship with them--grounded in honesty and trust. It's a win-win situation. - Carolyn Byers Ruch
Setting a good example for children takes all the fun out of middle age. - William Feather
I have found the best way to give advice to your children is to find out what they want and then advise them to do it. - Harry Truman
Accepting necessary conflicts for the sake of improving the lives of children is the only fundamental moral crusade that matters. - Stefan Molyneux
No matter how old a mother is, she watches her middle-aged children for signs of improvement. - Florida Scott-Maxwell
Better than money and fame, teaching martial arts to your children; giving them your time and confidence, is the best inheritance - Soke Behzad Ahmadi
When I am not paying attention to my children, they appear to desperately need it. When I am giving them my full attention, they seem just as happy to play by themselves. It is as though they need to be certain of my attention in order to play their own games and ignore me. - Sarah Ruhl
I would be most content if my children grew up to be the kind of people who think decorating consists mostly of building enough bookshelves. - Anna Quindlen
It’s been easier to convince people to hand over half their income, their children to war, and their freedoms in perpetuity, than to engage them in seriously considering how roads might function in the absence of taxation. - Stefan Molyneux
Young children have no past. The old have no future. The rest are too busy with present. This time-tripod holds up the world. You ignore the importance of this interdependence of the three, the world as you know it is in danger of collapsing - R. N. Prasher
I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character. - Martin Luther King Jr.
More people would be depressed, if parents tried to please their children as frequently and as badly as children try to please their parents. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Hong Kong became so materialistic that it must be one of the rarest places in the world where family members need to make an appointment to have dinner together, and people speculate upon their own home where their own children are growing up.’Quote from my 7th book about Hong Kong! - TIM I GURUNG
Money is like a child—rarely unaccompanied. When it disappears, look to those who were supposed to be keeping an eye on it while you were at the grocery store. You might also look for someone who has a lot of extra children sitting around, with long, suspicious explanations for how they got there. - Lemony Snicket
If you control the children, you control the future. - Michel Houellebecq
Most of the time, we don’t do therapy with children. We do therapy through children with adults who prefer not to examine themselves. - Taiki Matsuura
Her mindset will raise your children not her body or good looks - claris mary
Philosophy has forgotten about children - Bernhard Schlink
It would seem that something which means poverty, disorder, and violence every single day should be avoided entirely, but the desire to beget children is a natural urge. - Phyllis Diller
People think, Hey, I love kids, I want to write children’s books. But they think children are happy. That’s their first mistake. [Messinger, Jonathan. "Guilt for dinner: The interview." Hipsqueak. 5 May 2011. Web. 18 November 2011.] - Mo Willems
Children play from the library of their imagination and it feels real to them. - S. E. Entsua-Mensah
Modern humans are taught from the childhood that they are weak and sinners. Teach them that they are embodiment of glory and children of immortal strength. Eventually a society full of bravehearts will rise. - Abhijit Naskar
Like stars are to the sky, so are the children to our world. They deserve to shine! - Chinonye J. Chidolue
Where did we ever get the crazy idea that in order to make children do better, first we have to make them feel worse? Think of the last time you felt humiliated or treated unfairly. Did you feel like cooperating or doing better? - Jane Nelsen
A children's story that can only be enjoyed by children is not a good children's story in the slightest. - C.S. Lewis
When we raise our children to Shine, the future becomes brighter! - Brigette Foresman
Only children simply accept the fact that their parents have the right to make choices for them. Even disobedient children never question the fact that their parents have that right. They may choose to flout the rules, but they don't question their parents' right to make those rules. - The Mirror of Maybe
We are the children of the earth and removed from her our spirit withers. - George Macaulay Trevelyan
You cannot write for children. They're much too complicated. You can only write books that are of interest to them. - Maurice Sendak
Leaving behind books is even more beautiful there are far too many children. - Marguerite Yourcenar
The best inheritance a parent can give his children is a few minutes of his time each day. - O. A. Battista
Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it. - Harold S. Hulbert
It doesn't matter what anyone else thinks. It matters what you think of yourself and what your children think. So if anyone is going to ask my advice, I'd say, do what is right for you and don't give a shit what anyone else thinks - Gwyneth Paltrow
Most adults have a vocabulary of around 60,000 words, meaning that children must learn 10 to 20 words a day between the ages of eight months and 18 years. And yet the most frequent 100 words account for 60% of all conversations. The most common 4000 words account for 98% of conversation. - David Miller
Children are happy because they don't have a file in their minds called "All the Things That Could Go Wrong. - Marianne Williamson
There is a deep and undeniable sadness in all this: whenever we see the dawn of an eternal good that will never be overcome by evil an evil that is itself eternal but will never succeed in overcoming good whenever we see this dawn, the blood of old people and children is always shed. - Vasily Grossman
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
Freedom's progress depends on disobedient children. - Marty Rubin
Imagination is the source of every form of human achievement. And it's the one thing that I believe we are systematically jeopardizing in the way we educate our children and ourselves. - Ken Robinson
I got married because I fell in love with this woman. I had a baby with her because we wanted to have children. But that's not because of some philosophical ideal at all, no. - Ewan McGregor
The battle for our lives, and the lives of our children, our husbands, our friends, our families, & our nation, is waged on our knees. - Stormie Omartian
Just go on reading, as well as you can, and be sure that when the children get the thrill of the story, for which you wait, they will be asking more questions, and pertinent ones, than you are able to answer. - Arthur Quiller-Couch
A parents wishes for their children shouldn't be to be as good as them but to surpass their own abilities and hopefully lead to a better world. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
We always glorify war, but why? We have war memorials everywhere but I never saw a peace memorial yet. We teach our children war game. We let them play game which is not other than a legal war but we expect peace from them. How foolish that could be! - Debasish Mridha
I want to know we're not pushing children toward the traditions of life, but instead cultivating them to grow in their own specific purposes, and make the dreams of their youth become realities as they age. - Ashley Ormon
Nearly every parent on earth operates on the assumption that character matters a lot to the life outcomes of their children. Nearly every government antipoverty program operates on the assumption that it doesn’t. - David Brooks
A true conservationist is a man who knows that the world is not given by his fathers, but borrowed from his children. - John James Audubon
Most children threaten at times to run away from home. This is the only thing that keeps some parents going. - Phyllis Diller
No matter how knowledgeable you are, respect your parents for their experience and your children for their curiosity. - Amit Kalantri
And Mrs. Fox said to her children, 'I should like you to know that if it wasn't for your father we should all be dead by now. Your father is a fantastic fox.'Mr. Fox looked at his wife and she smiled. He loved her more than ever when she said things like that. - Roald Dahl
The word tomorrow was invented for indecisive people and for children. - Ivan Turgenev
When my children complain that I'm forgetful, I remind them that DAD is just ADD spelled sideways. - Harvey Stanbrough
When I meet a man I ask myself, 'Is this the man I want my children to spend their weekends with?' - Rita Rudner
A church begins to die when it says, ‘They were just children. - Wess Stafford
In the midst of the affliction He counsels, strengthens confirms, nourishes, and favors us.... More over, when we have repented, He instantly remits the sins as well as the punishments. In the same manner parents ought to handle their children. - Martin Luther
Children are our greatest natural resource. - Herbert Hoover
The literature of America should reflect the children of America. - Lucille Clifton
You know that children are growing up when they start asking questions that have answers. - John J. Plomp
The point is that no matter what your feelings are, your children will be better off if you make them your central focus and work diligently at keeping the parenting relationship civil and cooperative.
We owe our children the most vulnerable citizens in any society a life free from violence and fear. - Nelson Mandela
If you look at Isis beheading women and children, if you are like me, you are not thinking, one of these would make a great missionary. - Matt Chandler
Our greatest natural resource is the minds of our children. - Walt Disney
Do not force your children to behave like you, for surely they have been created for a time which is different to your time - Ali ibn-e-Abu Talib
Our children are watching us live, and what we ARE shouts louder than anything we can say. - Wilfred A. Peterson
It’s exciting to watch young children read poetry for the first time. You can sense the wheels turning and you just know their brain is doing this wonderful thing called learning. It’s magical! - Elaine Grey
The tooth fairy teaches children that they can sell body parts for money. - David Richerby
Siblings: children of the same parents, each of whom is perfectly normal until they get together. - Sam Levenson
Children are the only form of immortality that we can be sure of. - Peter Ustinov
Asking children to grow virtues hydroponically, looking only within themselves for guidance, is like asking each one to invent a personal language―a pointless and isolating task if there is no community with whom to speak. - Jonathan Haidt
Don't whine to your spouse about your daily troubles. He's had a harder day providing for you and your children. This is what you're aspiring to? - Lindsey Leavitt-Going Vintage
A federation of all humanity, together with a sufficient measure of social justice, to ensure health, education, and a rough equality of opportunity to most of the children born into the world, would mean such a release and increase of human energy as to open a new phase in human history. - H.G. Wells
Dictatorship, by whatever name, is founded on the doctrine that the individual amounts to nothing; that the State is the only one that counts; and that men and women and children were put on earth solely for the purpose of serving the state. - Harry Truman
It is preposterous to think that we are peaceful when every day we spend more money to built killing machine than to educate our children. - Debasish Mridha
Children are like wet cement. Whatever falls on them makes an impression. - Haim Ginott
Children observe everything with caution. - Lailah Gifty Akita
You don't need to be primary caregiver of your children to be of primary influence in their lives. What you do for them behind the scenes in your own unique way is what makes the true difference in the long run. - Miya Yamanouchi
And please God, grant me the wisdom to remember that I am writing for children, not golden stickers. - Rick Riordan
"Familiarity breeds contempt - and children. - Mark Twain
If the sound of happy children is grating on your ears, I don't think it's the children who need to be adjusted. - Stefan Molyneux
Children are bad enough--children are rude, selfish, greedy, and unthinking individuals who are unable to distinguish between their own selfish wants and needs and the wants and needs of others. And adults are children with money, alcohol, and power. - Ian Sansom
World, they have taken the small children like butterflies and thrown them, beating their wings, into the fire-- - Nelly Sachs
The children who need love the most will always ask for it in the most unloving ways - Russel Barkley
May God grant children who will fear and revered Him. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Don't trust children with edge tools. Don't trust man, great God, with more power than he has until he has learned to use that little better. What a hell we should make of the world if we could do what we would! - Ralph Waldo Emerson
I feel ashamed that so many of us cannot imagine a better way to do things than locking children up all day in cells instead of letting them grow up knowing their families, mingling with the world, assuming real obligations, striving to be independent and self-reliant and free. - John Taylor Gatto
Children are living beings - more living than grown-up people who have built shells of habit around themselves. Therefore it is absolutely necessary for their mental health and development that they should not have mere schools for their lessons, but a world whose guiding spirit is personal love. - Rabindranath Tagore
Let us sacrifice our today so that our children can have a better tomorrow. - Apj Abdulkalam
A person who says every person has a right to a decent education may not actually mean people should be robbed to support bad schools or all children should be forced into a prison-like building for 12 years. - Jeffrey Tucker
We like to see our future through our children; they are the reflection of the best of ourselves. - Debasish Mridha
Model the qualities that you want your children to show to each other. - Elizabeth George
God is not partial. All His children have His total Love, and all His gifts are freely given to everyone alike. - Helen Schucman
My father never raised his hand to any one of his children, except in self-defense. - Fred Allen
If only one generation takes action in raising their children as humans, rather than raising boys and girls, the future human civilization shall get rid of the sinister phenomenon of misogyny sooner than you can imagine. - Abhijit Naskar
The value of marriage is not that adults produce children, but that children produce adults. - Peter De Vries
What I like most about children is that they are great advisors, yet they don't know it. And what I love about them is that they are vision bearers yet may not realize it. - Gugu Mona
People think that LGBTs adopting children will hurt them, but it's not being in loving homes that hurts children most. - DaShanne Stokes
When childhood dies, its corpses are called adults and they enter society, one of the politer names of hell. That is why we dread children, even if we love them. They show us the state of our decay. - Brian W. Aldiss
I am reminded that the children we birth do not belong to us. They belong to God. We are simply the vessel through which they arrive on this earth. We are appointed to care for and guide them; however, we must recognize when the time comes for them to govern their own lives. - Nancy B. Brewer
I was thinking as small children think, as if my thoughts or wishes had the power to reverse the narrative, change the outcome. - Joan Didion
Do not confine your children to your own learning, for they were born in another time. - Hebrew Proverb
As we come marching, marching, we battle too for men,For they are women's children, and we mother them again.Our lives shall not be sweated from birth until life closes;Hearts starve as well as bodies; give us bread, but give us roses! - James Oppenheim
Children are like clay in the hands of teachers. Like a sculptor we can chisel and carve their personalities with our behavior. - Balroop Singh
So many parents think they always need to teach their children about life, when in fact, if they listened once in a while, they would learn from their kids what life is truly about. - Martin R. Lemieux
On this Mother's Day and every day before and after, I thank you God for the precious gift of my three children. I love them unconditionally. - Ana Monnar
All of us were once children, but only some of us remember that - Steven Aitchison
The best parenting strives to educate their children in HOW TO LIVE LIFE -- competitive, compassionate, void of greed, & striving to make a better world. - David R. Wommack
The first half of our lives is ruined by our parents and the last half by our children. - Clarence Darrow
We must never allow the future to be weighed down by memory. For children have no past, and that is the whole secret of the magical innocence of their smiles. - Milan Kundera
If the anti-abortion movement took a tenth of the energy they put into noisy theatrics and devoted it to improving the lives of children who have been born into lives of poverty, violence, and neglect, they could make a world shine. - Michael Jay Tucker
To a lot of children, school is currently mostly a place to learn what you aren’t any good at. - Danny Mekić
What is this you call property? It cannot be the earth. For the land is our mother, nourishing all her children, beasts, birds, fish, and all men. The woods, the streams, everything on it belongs to everybody and is for the use of all. How can one man say it belongs to him only? - Massasoit
The best thing parents can do for their children is allow them to be who they were born to be. - Nancy Arroyo Ruffin
My music is best understood by children and animals. - Igor Stravinsky
Many men have children, but not many children have 'Fathers'. Age releases to you reproductive skills. Fatherhood requires LEADERSHIP skills - Fela Durotoye
I went to the doctor, I went to the mountains I looked to the children, I drank from the fountain There’s more than one answer to these questions pointing me in a crooked line And the less I seek my source for some definitive The closer I am to fine. - Emily Saliers
We are eager to teach our children to go in the way they should go (Proverbs 22:6) but sometimes so much unwilling to go that way first. - Santosh Thankachan
The verbal patterns and the patterns of behavior we present to children in these lighthearted confections are likely to influence them for the rest of their lives. These aesthetic impressions, just like the moral teachings of early childhood, remain indelible. - Esphyr Slobodkina
... the enemy will do anything to rob my joy of homeschooling and parenting. He wanted me to live in bondage and feel guilty and like I was never doing enough to have me miss the real joy of just being home with my children. - Tamara L. Chilver
Showing charity towards others is the biggest lesson we canteach our children to guide them in their future on this planet. - Simin Hashemizadeh
At this stage of my life, I've finally come to realize I've learned more from my children than they ever learned from me. - C.J. Heck
Each morning in every family, men, women and children, if they have nothing better to do, tell each other their dreams.We are all at the mercy of the dream and we owe it to ourselves to submit its powers to the waking state. - La Révolution Surréaliste No. 1
Temptation is a strong weapon that Satan uses against the children of God - Sunday Adelaja
A tried and true way to get your children interested in books and reading is to read to them when they are young. - Soraya Diase Coffelt
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The direct use of force is such a poor solution to any problem, it is generally employed only by small children and large nations. - David M. Friedman
Times are bad. Children no longer obey their parents, and everyone is writing a book. - Marcus Tullius Cicero
The fields were fruitful and starving men moved on the roads. The granaries were full and the children of the poor grew up rachitic. - John Steinbeck
It is about a socialist, anti-family political movement that encourages women to leave their husbands, kill their children, practice witchcraft, destroy capitalism and become lesbians. - Pat Robertson
My greatest blessings are my life, my children and my family. - Lailah Gifty Akita
The most important gifts we can give our children are confidence in their ability to remake themselves again and again and the tools with which to do that job - Anders Ericsson
Praying for your children is the most powerful way you can care for them. - Elizabeth George
It is very sad to see children live like orphans while their parents are still alive. After all, children need the constant love of parents. - Gugu Mona
The greatest challenge of parenting is in the inner work it requires: the strength and confidence in believing that we are not in control of, but the answer for our children. - Kelly Bartlett
I am a teacher. Pay close attention - this will be on the test. You don't wreck buildings. You don't take children hostage. And you don't threaten people with violence. Okay class dismissed. Looks like you fail! - yoko
There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine, as children do. - Marianne Williamson
Education is teaching our children to desire the right things. - Plato
Never put a single thought of weakness in the flourishing minds of the children. Fill them up with vigour and compassion, for their character will define the future of the entire human species. - Abhijit Naskar
Your busyness cannot stop God's business to save his children. - tirumala
We are all born with wonderful gifts. We use these gifts to express ourselves, to amuse, to strengthen, and to communicate. We begin as children to explore and develop our talents, often unaware that we are unique, that not everyone can do what we're doing! - Lynn Johnston
Reading is important.Books are important.Librarians are important. (Also, libraries are not child-care facilities, but sometimes feral children raise themselves among the stacks.) - Neil Gaiman
Children live in a world of dreams and imagination, a world of aliveness… There is a voice of wonder and amazement inside all of us; but we grow to realize we can no longer hear it, and we live in silence. It isn’t that God stopped speaking; it is that our lives became louder. - Mike Yaconelli
The difference between a beginning teacher and an experienced one is that the beginning teacher asks, "How am I doing?" and the experienced teacher asks, How are the children doing? - Esmé Raji Codell
It is through the institution of families that children are brought up in an orderly manner; and that the knowledge of God and of His laws is handed down from generation to generation. - Henry Thornton
It is familiarity with life that makes time speed quickly. When every day is a step in the unknown, as for children, the days are long with gathering of experience . . . - George Gissing
Don't try to make children grow up to be like you, or they may do it. - Russell Baker
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
It's not only children who grow. Parents do too. As much as we watch to see what our children do with their lives, they are watching us to see what we do with ours. I can't tell my children to reach for the sun. All I can do is reach for it, myself. - Joyce Maynard
I don't think I'm essentially interested in children's books. I'm interested in writing, and in pictures. I'm interested in people and in children because they are people. - Margaret Wise Brown
Relearning from children their need to question and discover can ignite one's creativity and reveal more possibilities. - Nabil N. Jamal
In raising my children, I have lost my mind but found my soul. - Lisa T. Shepherd
The easiest way for your children to learn about money is for you not to have any. - Katharine Whitehorn
In early childhood you may lay the foundation of poverty or riches, industry or idleness, good or evil, by the habits to which you train your children. Teach them right habits then, and their future life is safe. - Lydia Sigourney
When you find yourself wanting to turn your children, or pupils, or even your neighbours, into people exactly like yourself, remember that God probably never meant them to be that. You and they are different organs, intended to do different things. - C.S. Lewis
Laywers, I suppose, were children once. - Jane Gardam
It has always been the prerogative of children and half-wits to point out that the emperor has no clothes. But the half-wit remains a half-wit, and the emperor remains an emperor. - Neil Gaiman
Children are not the people of tomorrow, but are people of today. They have a right to be taken seriously, and to be treated with tenderness and respect. They should be allowed to grow into whoever they were meant to be. 'The unknown person' inside of them is our hope for the future. - Janusz Korczak
Books are like our children. They are often conceived by inspiration, but are born only by labor. - R.G. Yoho
A successful father is not more successful than his children. - Raheel Farooq
Mockery is not just the interest of children; it is their second meal - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
In a company of children and grown-ups, the latter are those who should demonstrate good manners and always let the children speak first. - Zoran Stojkovski
I am convinced that we as adults must constantly cling to, affirm, and celebrate with our children those things we love, sunsets, laughter, the taste of a good meal, the warmth of a hickory fire shared by real friends, the joy of discovery and accomplishment, the constant surprises of life. - Eliot Wigginton
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.
Everything here is edible; even I'm edible. But that, dear children, is cannibalism, and is in fact frowned upon in most societies. - Johnny Depp
Humans are the only animals that have children on purpose with the exception of guppies, who like to eat theirs. - P. J. O'Rourke
Experts say you should never hit your children in anger. When is a good time? When you're feeling festive? - Roseanne Barr
Empowering children through the Word of God so excellence is the standard not the exception - Jacqui Wilson
English was good enough for Jesus Christ and it's good enough for the children of Texas.
Our children will one day lead the world, but it is our responsibility to show them that this world can be a beautiful one. - Karen A. Baquiran
In the time that we're here today, more women and children will die violently in the Darfur region than in Iraq, Afghanistan, Palestine, Israel or Lebanon. So, after September 30, you won't need the UN - you will simply need men with shovels and bleached white linen and headstones. - George Clooney
I am a conscious parent. That means I realize that I am not here to teach my children, but rather we are meant to teach each other. I have found that the truth is that I have far more to learn from them than they could ever learn from me. - Monika Zands
We should never permit ourselves to do anything that we are not willing to see our children do. We should set them an example that we wish them to imitate. - Brigham Young
There is no greater insight into the future than recognizing...when we save our children, we save ourselves - Margaret Mead
The best inheritance a parent can give to his children is a few minutes of their time each day.
I'm a mother with two small children, so I don't take as much crap as I used to. - Pamela Anderson
Children only know what you teach them. - Paul Ramsey
Nothing has a stronger influence psychologically on their environment and especially on their children than the unlived life of the parent. - Carl Jung
Children begin by loving their parents; as they grow older they judge them; sometimes they forgive them. - Oscar Wilde
In the United States today, there is a pervasive tendency to treat children as adults, and adults as children. The options of children are thus steadily expanded, while those of adults are progressively constricted. The result is unruly children and childish adults. - Thomas Szasz
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