Children Quotes

Dora russell - we want far better reasons for having children...
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

Children need models more than they need critics.
Jeseph Joubert
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".
Nothing has a stronger influence psychologically on their environment and especially on their children than the unlived life of the parent.
Carl Jung
Too often we give children answers to remember rather than problems to solve.
Roger Lewin

Your children need your presence more than your presents.
Jesse Louis Jackson
Our greatest natural resource is the minds of our children.
Walt Disney, On the inside wall of the American Adventure in Epcot Cente
The only truly happy people are children and the creative minority.
Jean Caldwell
I remember how, in college, I got that part - Time job as a circus clown, and how the children would laugh and laugh at me. I vowed, then and there, that I would get revenge.
Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
A mother never realizes that her children are no longer children.
James Agee
Few things are more satisfying than seeing your own children have teenagers of their own.
Doug Larson
Parentage is a very important profession, but no test of fitness for it is ever imposed in the interest of the children.
George Bernard Shaw
No man should bring children into the world who is unwilling to persevere to the end in their nature and education.
Plato
Peter cochrane - imagine a school with children that can read or...
Instead of being presented with stereotypes by age, sex, color, class, or religion, children must have the opportunity to learn that within each range, some people are loathsome and some are delightful.
Margaret Mead
Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, represents, in the final analysis, a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, who are cold and are not clothed. This world in arms is not spending money alone. It is spending the sweat of its laborers, the genius of its scientists, the hopes of its children.
Dwight D. Eisenhowe
For all their strength, men were sometimes like little children.
Lawana Blackwell, The Dowry of Miss Lydia Clark, 1999
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
The more people have studied different methods of bringing up children the more they have come to the conclusion that what good mother and fathers instinctively feel like doing for their babies is the best after all.
Benjamin Spock
Adults find pleasure in deceiving a child. They consider it necessary, but they also enjoy it. The children very quickly figure it out and then practice deception themselves.
Elias Canetti
It is not that the child lives in a world of imagination, but that the child within us survives and starts into life only at rare moments of recollection, which makes us believe, and it is not true, that, as children, we were imaginative?
Cesare Pavese
You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance.
Franklin P. Jones
We do not inherit this land from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children.
Haida Indian saying
It is no wonder that people are so horrible when they start their life as children.
Kingsley Amis
Men, in general, are but great children.
Napoleon
Children today are tyrants. They contradict their parents, gobble their food, and tyrannize their teachers.
Socrates
Recommend to your children virtue that alone can make them happy, not gold.
Ludwig van Beethoven
Never raise your hand to your children it leaves your midsection unprotected.
Robert Orben
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
What children take from us, they giveWe become people who feel more deeply, question more deeply, hurt more deeply, and love more deeply.
Sonia Taitz
Our children seem to have wonderful taste, or none - Depending, of course, on whether or not they agree with us.
Author Unknown
A second wife is hateful to the children of the first a viper is not more hateful.
Euripides
Human beings are the only creatures that allow their children to come back home.
Bill Cosby
So long as little children are allowed to suffer, there is no true love in this world.
Isodore Duncan
How is it that little children are so intelligent and men so stupid It must be education that does it.
Alexandre Dumas
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
If children grew up according to early indications, we should have nothing but geniuses.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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
Living up to basic ethical standards in the classroom - Discipline, tolerance, honesty - Is one of the most important ways children learn how to function in society at large.
Eloise Salholz