Children Quotes

Igor stravinsky, in observer 8 oct. 1961 - my music is best understood by children and...
Children today are tyrants. They contradict their parents, gobble their food, and tyrannize their teachers.
Socrates

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
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
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 Kelle
The role of the teacher remains the highest calling of a free people. To the teacher, America entrusts her most precious resource, her children and asks that they be prepared... to face the rigors of individual participation in a democratic society.
Shirley Mount Hufstedle

We must make the world honest before we can honestly say to our children that honesty is the best policy.
George Bernard Shaw
It is not giving children more that spoils them it is giving them more to avoid confrontation.
John Gray
The dog was created especially for children. He is the God of frolic.
Henry Ward Beeche
All leaders strive to turn their followers into children.
Eric Hoffe
Few things are more satisfying than seeing your own children have teenagers of their own.
Doug Larson
One of the great mistakes that can be made by a man of my age is to get involved in athletic competition with children - - Unless, of course, they are under six. And even then, stay away from hide - And - Seek.
Bill Cosby, Time Flies
One must ask children and birds how cherries and strawberries taste.
Johann von Goethe
Our children change us? whether they live or not.
Lois McMaster Bujold, "Barrayar", 1991
Sam levenson - insanity is hereditary; you get it from your...
The art of mothering is to teach the art of living to children.
Elain Heffner, O Magazine, May 2003
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
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)
The central struggle of parenthood is to let our hopes for our children outweigh our fears.
Ellen Goodman
People with bad consciences always fear the judgement of children.
Mary McCarthy
Children are the hands by which we take hold of heaven.
Henry Ward Beeche
We do not inherit the land, we borrow it from our children.
American Indian Prove
Educate your children to self - Control, to the habit of holding passion and prejudice and evil tendencies to an upright and reasoning will, and you have done much to abolish misery from their future lives and crimes to society.
Daniel Webste
You must work - - - we must all work To make the world worthy of its children.
Pablo Casals
Familiarity breeds contempt - And children.
Mark Twain, Notebooks (1935)
There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One is roots the other, wings.
Hodding Carte
In peace, children inter their parents; war violates the order of nature and causes parents to inter their children.
Herodotus, The Histories of Herodotus
Most of us become parents long before we have stopped being children.
Mignon McLaughlin
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.
St. John Baptist de La Salle, The Rules of Christian Manners and Civility (c. 1695)
Love your children with all your hearts, love them enough to discipline them before it is too late. ... Praise them for important things, even if you have to stretch them a bit. Praise them a lot. They live on it like bread and butter and they need it more than bread and butter.
Lavina Christensen Fugal
We do not inherit this land from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children.
Haida Indian saying
There is no moral middle ground. Indifference is not an option. ... For the sake of our children, I implore each of you to be unyielding and inflexible in your opposition to drugs.
Oliver L. North
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.
Ricthe
The tooth fairy teaches children that they can sell body parts for money.
David Richerby
Always be nice to your children because they are the ones who will choose your rest home.
Phyllis Dille
Men, in general, are but great children.
Napoleon
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 yea.
Peter Ustinov
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.
Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children.
William Makepeace Thackeray
Our children change uswhether they live or not.
Lois McMaster Bujold