Children Quotes

George eliot, romola, 1863 - our deeds are like children that are born to us;...
Children begin by loving their parents as they grow older they judge them sometimes they forgive them.
Oscar Wilde

Our heritage and ideals, our code and standards - - The things we live by and teach our children - - Are preserved or diminished by how freely we exchange ideas and feelings.
Walt Disney
The best way to keep children home is to make the home atmosphere pleasant - - And let the air out of the tires.
Dorothy Parke
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
Pressure? This is just a football match. When you do not know how to feed your children, that is pressure.
Jose Luis Chilavert, Goal keeper for Paraguay, said during France 98 World Cup (soccer/football)

Children are the only form of immortality that we can be sure of.
Peter Ustinov
Men fear death, as children fear to go in the dark and as that natural fear in children is increased with tales, so is the other.
Maya Angelou
Never have children, only grandchildren.
Gore Vidal
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.
Clay Aiken
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.
Marcelene Cox
We are given children to test us and make us more spiritual.
George F. Will
A lot of children know absolutely nothing about guns other than what they see on T. V., and those are the wrong things.
Marion Hamme
My mother loved children - - She would have given anything if I had been one.
Groucho Marx
Norman douglas - if you want to see what children can do, you must...
Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are their own.
People who get nostalgic about childhood were obviously never children.
Bill Watterson, Calvin and Hobbes
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.
Mrs. Sigourney
Men, in general, are but great children.
All leaders strive to turn their followers into children.
Eric Hoffe
Even when freshly washed and relieved of all obvious confections, children tend to be sticky.
Fran Lebowitz
Youth is a wonderful thing what a crime to waste it on children.
Sir Walter Besant
Lawyers, I suppose, were children once.
Charles Lam
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
Kahlil Gibran
If the children already born each have only two children themselves... in twenty - Seven to thirty - Five years the population of the world will double.
Robert H Bork
I think that maybe if women and children were in charge we would get somewhere.
James Thurbe
The art of mothering is to teach the art of living to children.
Elain Heffner, O Magazine, May 2003
Happiness is an imaginary condition, formerly often attributed by the living to the dead, now usually attributed by adults to children, and by children to adults.
H Hahn Blavatsky
The first half of our lives is ruined by our parents, and the second half by our children. If you lose the power to laugh, you lose the power to think.
Clarence Darrow
As we read the school reports on our children, we realize a sense of relief that can rise to delight that - Thank Heaven - Nobody is reporting in this fashion on us.
J. B. Priestley
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.
A. S. Neill, Summerhill
Familiarity breeds contempt - And children.
Mark Twain, Notebooks (1935)
Children who know how to think for themselves spoil the harmony of the collective society which is coming where everyone is interdependent.
John Dewey
The best inheritance a parent can give his children is a few minutes of his time each day.
O. A. Battista
If you must hold yourself up to your children, hold yourself up as an object lesson and not as an example.
Sir Walter Besant
Quite frankly, teachers are the only profession that teach our children.
Dan Quayle, 9/18/90
Children sweeten labours, but they make misfortunes more bitter.
Francis Bacon, Essays (1625)
Children are all foreigners.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The only reason I always try to meet and know the parents better is because it helps me to forgive their children.
Louis Johannot
Adults are just obsolete children and the hell with them.
Dr. Seuss a. k. a. Theodore Giesel