Quotation Explorer - 'Kid'

If you want to see and feel magic first hand, read a book to your kid before bedtime. - Richard Due
One of the greatest pieces of advice I’ve ever gotten in my life was from my mom. When I was a little kid there was a kid who was bugging me at school and she said Okay, I’m gonna tell you what to do. If the kid’s bugging you and puts his hands on you; you pick up the nearest rock... - Johnny Depp
True humor is fun - it does not put down, kid, or mock. It makes people feel wonderful, not separate, different, and cut off. True humor has beneath it the understanding that we are all in this together. - Hugh Prather
Life loves to be taken by the lapel and told, 'I'm with you kid. Let's go.' - Maya Angelou
No kid in the world, no woman in the world should ever raise a hand against a no-good daddy. That's already been taken care of: A Man Who Destroys His Own Home Shall Inherit the Wind. - Dick Gregory
I believe that if a seven-year old kid has heard of Naked Lunch and is daring enough to want to read it, he’s old enough to read it. - John Waters
When I was a little kid I had a very different meaning of life; simple like a cup of tea with sugar and a piece of cake, today the whole world doesn’t give me that life. - M.F. Moonzajer
When I was a kid we had a sandbox. It was a quicksand box. I was an only child...eventually. - Steven Wright
I was the kid next door's imaginary friend. - Emo Phillips
When I have a kid, I wanna put him in one of those strollers for twins, then run around the mall looking frantic. - Steven Wright
That's the funny thing about havin' a kid. They come with their own set of problems; make everything else you were worried about seem kinda silly. - Greg Garcia
Kid Flash: Sorry. First time at the Hall. I'm a little overwhelmed.Robin: You're overwhelmed. Freeze was underwhelmed. Why isn't anyone just whelmed? - Young Justice
You know you're old when you're watching Karate Kid and you realize you're more attracted to Mr. Miagi than Ralph Macchio. - Hayley Linfield
But you’re out of another world old kid You ought to live on top of the Woolworth Building in an apartment made of cutglass and cherry blossoms. - John Dos Passos
Sometimes or most of the time, we need to remind ourselves that we're not a KID anymore. - B.C. Yaras
Every book is a children's book if the kid can read! - Mitch Hedberg
If a mute kid swears, should his mother wash his hands with soap? - Steven Wright
You think you're paying your dollar for a chance at the $6.2 million jackpot on Saturday, but really you're paying for the pleasure of the car ride home, deciding which credit card to pay off first and where your kid will suddenly be able to go to college. - Kelly Braffet
When I was a kid I loved wall paper it added a lot of fiber to my paint chips. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
Maybe her parents had picked a favorite kid, but that hadn’t bowed Kate. It had made her lock her legs and stand strong instead. - Joyce, T.S.
A scout troop consists of twelve little kids dressed like schmucks following a big schmuck dressed like a kid. - Jack Benny
Weh I was a kid I prayed every night for a bike until I figured out that that's not the way that God works, so I stole a bike and then asked him for forgiveness. - Emo Phillips
I've been obsessed with stories since I was a kid so it's no surprise that I ended up writing for a living. - Sara Sheridan
Sometimes or most of the times, we need to remind ourselves that we're not a KID anymore. - Bernie Yaras
I like the libertarian view, which is to leave everyone alone. Even as a kid, I was annoyed by people who wanted to tell everyone how to live. - Clint Eastwood
All worthy work is open to interpretations the author did not intend. Art isn't your pet -- it's your kid. It grows up and talks back to you. - Joss Whedon
Substitute the word gay for straight and she's the exact same pain in the neck kid sister she was before she told us. - Amy Kaufman Burk
To be a successful father there's one absolute rule: when you have a kid, don't look at it for the first two years. - Ernest Hemingway
I love you like a fat kid loves cake! - Scott Adams
Dont talk to the crazy kids. I longed to shout back that we weren't crazy. I'd mistaken her kid for a ghost, that's all. - Kelley Armstrong
As a kid. I insisted I could see what I couldn't. And my lone hope was my belief that what I couldn't see still existed somewhere. And I now feel like throwing that past away and taking one step foward. ..But I really don't know where I'm now headed, and that makes me anxious. - Filipus Liandy Ciptan
Let's not kid ourselves. Whatever we diagnose, most patients, if they don't die, get well by themselves. Our job is mainly to try to make them feel better; do no harm. - Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider
When you're a kid, you have these big dreams and these big dreams to make a change, or maybe you feel like you can't make a difference - Annasophia Robb
I really had a lot of dreams when I was a kid, and I think a great deal of that grew out of the fact that I had a chance to read a lot. - Bill Gates
A family is a group of people who keep confusing you with someone you were as a kid. - Robert Brault
In a society where women are truly equal to men, a kid bred by a theist mother and an atheist father is born an agnostic. In a patriarchal society, the kid is automatically an atheist. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Unless you have great parents or some inspirational teacher from a movie that pushes you to follow your dreams, you can't expect a kid to be smart enough to realize they can do what they want with their life before they've been pushed through the school system into having an average life. - Dan Howell
What if the kid you bullied at school, grew up, and turned out to be the only surgeon who could save your life? - Lynette Mather
Never underestimate the determination of a kid who is time rich and cash poor. - Cory Doctorow
The weirder you are going to behave, the more normal you should look. It works in reverse, too. When I see a kid with three or four rings in his nose, I know there is absolutely nothing extraordinary about that person. - P. J. O'Rourke
Why people use "Was" I have heard some people to say "I was a smart kid at school - Eminem", but why "Was", was is a word for describing the past... which will mean that has started and ended... so what??? How to get it now? You aren't wise, are you? - Deyth Banger
I was a weird little kid. I was very irritable, bored, frustrated. I felt my imagination bubbling inside my head without having any way to express itself. Given a crayon and paper, I would not draw a train or a house. I would draw these monsters, beasts and demons. - Clive Barker
My kid, her life. I want for her what she wants for herself. - Laura Castoro
I was coming home from kindergarten--well they told me it was kindergarten. I found out later I had been working in a factory for ten years. It's good for a kid to know how to make gloves. - Ellen DeGeneres
During childhood, it’s about trying to help develop who your kid’s going to be. During adolescence, it’s about responding to who your kid wants to be. - Jennifer Senior
What a kid I got, I told him about the birds and the bees and he told me about the butcher and my wife. - Rodney Dangerfield
If you're going to be a narcissistic schmuck, kid, don't bother studying Faulkner. Go straight to Brett Easton Ellis. He's the role model you need. - Arinn Dembo
What do you do when your kid can only count to four? Buy him a drumkit and call him gifted!- Tré Cool, Flypside, 1992 - Green Day
Adult librarians are like lazy bakers: their patrons want a jelly doughnut, so they give them a jelly doughnut. Children’s librarians are ambitious bakers: 'You like the jelly doughnut? I’ll get you a jelly doughnut. But you should try my cruller, too. My cruller is gonna blow your mind, kid. - John Green
Democracy without respect for individual rights sucks. It's just ganging up against the weird kid, and I'm always the weird kid. - Penn Jillette
The wolf also shall dwell with the lamb, and the leopard shall lie down with the kid. - Bible
You never forget the books you loved as a kid. You never forget the poems you memorized, the first book you read until the cover fell off, the book you read hidden from your mother. What an honor to hold hands with a child's imagination in this way. - Meg Medina
In life, be a kid in a candy store. - A.D. Posey
Johnson had a sense of humor, and he could kid with me, he would say. Johnson didn’t enjoy talking with most liberals. He didn’t think they had a sense of humor. - Hubert H. Humphrey
When I was a kid, I used think that my mother has some kind of magic in her hands because the same food eaten by her hands, tasted different.And now when I am grown up.. I am sure.. she has some magic in her hands.. - Himmilicious
It's important that I make a difference in some way. If it's performing and touching someone that way, that's great; if it's being a teacher and helping a kid understand something, that's even better. It's not necessarily how I make a difference, but I want to make sure that I do.
When I was a kid my parents moved a lot, but I always found them. - Rodney Dangerfield
And The Librarian Said "Earth Is Just A Fat Kid Being Kept Alive By Machines That Feed Him More Until It Explodes, I Recommend Temporary Starvation - The Monster Pyro
When you've been hurt enough as a kid (maybe at any age), it's like you have a trick knee. Most of your life, you can function like an adult, but add in the right portions of sleeplessness and stress and grief, and the hurt, defeated self can bloom into place. - Mary Karr
When the others were picked up and walked home by friends or fathers or best friend’s sisters,I was the kid in a grey hoodie, walking with the poets, the singers, the thinkers, and I was not alone. - Charlotte Eriksson
I was so naive as a kid I used to sneak behind the barn and do nothing. - Johnny Carson
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
That's the thing about being a former fat camp champ: when asked if I'd change my past if I could, I always answer no. The pain of being an overweight kid, the humiliation, make you think twice before ever cutting anyone else down. - Stephanie Klein
Librarians save lives: by handing the right book, at the right time, to a kid in need - Judy Blume
Having a child who is struggling doesn't make you a bad parent, just as being a child who is struggling doesn't make your child a bad kid. - Ann Douglas
I have seen my kid struggle into the kitchen in the morning with outfits that need only one accessory: an empty gin bottle. - Erma Bombeck
In America you can go on the air and kid the politicians, and the politicians can go on the air and kid the people. - Groucho Marx
Having a kid is like an industrial revolution of the emotions. Suddenly you can mass produce worry, and guilt. - S. K Tremayne
I loved to read when I was a kid, and as soon as I realized that an actual person got to make up the books I loved so much, I decided that that was the job for me. - Margaret Peterson Haddix
My heart do be so big," she whispered. "It be so big and I do reckon I be about the happiest kid for it. - Torey L. Hayden
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
You kids today have it easy. When I was a kid everything was HUGE. My dad was nearly four times bigger than me. You couldn't even see the tops of counters.... Then gradually everything became smaller until it was the manageable size it is today.
There's no such thing as a kid who hates reading. There are kids who love reading, and kids who are reading the wrong books. - James Patterson
Kids are flat-out freaking hilarious if you are paying attention. Not just my kid, but every kid. - Dan Alatorre
Now it was just the three of us: the leader, the warrior, and the kid about to wet his pants. Guess who I was. - D.J. MacHale
As a kid, I knew I wanted to be either a cartoonist or an astronaut. The latter was never much of a possibility, as I don't even like riding in elevators. - Bill Watterson
Looking back on his adolescence from the vantage point of his mid-eighties, George H.W. Bush candidly admitted, "I might have been obsessed with bodies boobs they are now called. But what seventeen-year-old kid was not? Guilty am I. - H.W. Brands
Some kid asked what a dilemma is. And I replied: When a starving man has to choose between a plate of food, and, a roll of toilet paper. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
The worst thing a kid can say about homework is that it is too hard. The worst thing a kid can say about a game is it's too easy. - Henry Jenkins
I never met anybody who said when they were a kid, "I wanna grow up and be a critic." - Richard Pryor
I was too much of a Bronx kid to read Emerson or Hawthorne. - Don DeLillo
A ‘white’ kid that asks too many questions is called *curious.* A ‘black’ kid that asks too many questions is called *forward.* - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
It's hard, omigod remember? Being a kid. - Erica Lorraine Scheidt
For a kid in crisis, there is no "make it happen," only "survive today." Who am I to have the cojones to think my "critical questions" are the most important thing in this kid's life? I think of the times I was in crisis and failed to pay attention to the manila folders on my desk as an adult. - Dawn Casey-Rowe
Your as slow as a fat kid on crutches - P.C. Cast
That's all I wanted to do as a kid. Play a guitar properly and jump around. But too many people got in the way. - Syd Barrett
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