Children Quotes

Brian aldiss - when childhood dies, its corpses are called...
The educating of the parents is really the education of the child children tend to live what is unlived in the parents, so it is vital that parents should be aware of their inferior, their dark side, and should press on getting to know themselves.
Laurens Van der Post

Sexual enlightenment is justified insofar as girls cannot learn too soon how children do not come into the world.
Karl Kraus
Bricks and mortar make a house, but the laughter of children makes a home.
Irish Prove
You know that children are growing up when they start asking questions that have answers.
John J. Plomp
Recommend to your children virtue; that alone can make them happy, not gold.
Ludwig van Beethoven

Before I was married, I had a hundred theories about raising children and no children. Now, I have three children and no theories.
John Wilmot
Children are very nice observers, and will often perceive your sligthest defects. In general, those who govern children, forgive nothing in them, but everything in themselves.
Francois Fenelon
The gods visit the sins of the fathers upon the children.
Euripides, Phrixus
The planting of trees is the least self - Centered of all that we can do. It is a purer act of faith than the procreation of children.
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
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
In peace, children inter their parents war violates the order of nature and causes parents to inter their children.
Keep me away from the wisdom that does not cry, the philosophy which does not laugh and the greatness which does not bow before children.
Kahlil Gibran
Johann wolfgang von goethe - age does not make us childish, as some say; it...
People who get nostalgic about childhood were obviously never children.
Bill Watterson, Calvin and Hobbes
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. I have a dream today.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Motherhood is a wonderful thing - what a pity to waste it on children.
Judith Pugh
Pretty much all the honest truth - Telling there is in the world is done by children.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Children are like wet cement. Whatever falls on them makes an impression.
Haim Ginott
Lawers, I suppose, were children once.
Charles Lam
The tooth fairy teaches children that they can sell body parts for money.
David Richerby
A man who gives his children habits of industry provides for them better than by giving them a fortune.
Richard Whately
Having children makes you no more a parent than having a piano makes you a pianist.
Michael Levine
There are two lasting bequests we can give our children. One is roots. The other is wings.
Hodding Carter Jr.
Parents were invented to make children happy by giving them something to ignore.
Ogden Nash
The distinction between children and adults, while probably useful for some purposes, is at bottom a specious one, I feel. There are only individual egos, crazy for love.
Don Barthelme
We would have broken up except for the children. Who were the children Well, she and I were.
Mort Sahl
Not only as each new year dawns, but constantly, persistently, the God of all grace urges His blood - Bought children to give themselves to Him in complete surrender and so to prove to themselves how much more blessed it is to yield to His will than to indulge in their own.
Cornelius Stam
The best way to keep children home is to make the home atmosphere pleasant - - And let the air out of the tires.
Dorothy Parke
Adults are just children who earn money.
Kenneth Branaugh
Even when freshly washed and relieved of all obvious confections, children tend to be sticky.
Fran Lebowitz
Start a program for gifted children, and every parent demands that his child be enrolled.
Thomas Andrew Bailey
Children sweeten labours, but they make misfortunes more bitter.
Francis Bacon, Essays (1625)
Feelings are real and legitimate; children behave and misbehave for a reason, even if adults cannot figure it out.
Few things are more satisfying than seeing your own children have teenagers of their own.
Doug Larson
Rigidly organized pre - School classrooms, which value obedience more than development, create the deficits in poor children, imposing a self - Image of marginality and failure.
Valerie Polakow
Our children change uswhether they live or not.
Lois McMaster Bujold
Men are generally more careful of the breed of their horses and dogs than of their children.
William Penn
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, "Of Death".