Children Quotes

Herodotus, the histories of herodotus - in peace, children inter their parents; war...
There are children playing in the street who could solve some of my top problems in physics, because they have modes of sensory perception that I lost long ago.
Julius Robert Oppenheime

There is no reciprocity. Men love women, women love children, children love hamsters.
Alice Thomas Ellis
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.
A. J. Toynbee
Parents can only advise their children or point them in the right direction. Ultimately people shape their own characters.
Anne Frank, The Diary of a Young Girl
Children are all foreigners.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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 Friedman
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
The easiest way for your children to learn about money is for you not to have any.
Katharine Whitehorn
Refrain from doing ill for one all powerful reason, lest our children should copy our misdeeds we are all to prone to imitate whatever is base and depraved.
Juvenal
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 S Truman
Our children seem to have wonderful taste, or none - Depending, of course, on whether or not they agree with us.
Author Unknown
It is not giving children more that spoils them; it is giving them more to avoid confrontation.
John Gray, "Children Are From Heaven".
Too often we give children answers to remember rather than problems to solve.
Roger Lewin
Nancy mitford - i love children, especially when they cry, for...
A Sunday school is a prison in which children do penance for the evil conscience of their parents.
H. L. Mencken
Your children need your presence more than your presents.
Jesse Louis Jackson
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
Of children as of procreation - The pleasure momentary, the posture ridiculous, the expense damnable.
Evelyn Waugh
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
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)
Having children makes you no more a parent than having a piano makes you a pianist.
Michael Levine
To maintain a joyful family requires much from both the parents and the children. Each member of the family has to become, in a special way, the servant of the others.
Pope John Paul II
Children today are tyrants. They contradict their parents, gobble their food, and tyrannize their teachers.
Socrates
Modern cynics and skeptics... see no harm in paying those to whom they entrust the minds of their children a smaller wage than is paid to those to whom they entrust the care of their plumbing.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
As great scientists have said and as all children know, it is above all by the imagination that we achieve perception, and compassion, and hope.
Ursula K. LeGuin
For all their strength, men were sometimes like little children.
Lawana Blackwell, The Dowry of Miss Lydia Clark, 1999
There is nothing funny about Halloween. This sarcastic festival reflects, rather, an infernal demand for revenge by children on the adult world.
Jean Baudrillard
Small children disturb your sleep, big children your life.
Yiddish Prove
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
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
If men do not keep on speaking terms with children, they cease to be men, and become merely machines for eating and earning money.
John Updike
Scientists are the easiest to fool. They think in straight, predictable, directable, and therefore misdirectable, lines. The only world they know is the one where everything has a logical explanation and things are what they appear to be. Children and conjurors - - They terrify me. Scientists are no problem; against them I feel quite confident.
Zambendorf, _Code of the Lifemaker_ by James P. Hogan
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
Providence protects children and idiots. I know because I have tested it.
Mark Twain
Setting an example for your children takes all the fun out of middle age Conditions are never just right. People who delay action until all factors are favorable do nothing.
William Faulkne
I think that maybe if women and children were in charge we would get somewhere.
James Thurbe
There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One is roots the other, wings.
Hodding Carte
I believe that whoever tries to think things through honestly will soon recognize how unworthy and even fatal is the traditional bias against Negroes. What can the man of good will do to combat this deeply rooted prejudice? He must have the courage to set an example by words and deed, and must watch lest his children become influenced by racial bias.
Albert Einstein
Motherhood is a wonderful thing - what a pity to waste it on children.
Judith Pugh