Children Quotes

H hahn blavatsky - permissiveness is the principle of treating...
The only truly happy people are children and the creative minority.
Jean Caldwell

Always be nice to your children because they are the ones who will choose your rest home.
Phyllis Dille
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
Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are their own.
Aristotle
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

Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood.
Fred Rogers
My music is best understood by children and animals.
Igor Stravinsky, In Observer 8 Oct. 1961
Adults are just obsolete children and the hell with them.
Dr. Seuss a. k. a. Theodore Giesel
You go back. You search for what made you happy when you were smaller. We are all grown up children, really... So one should go back and search for what was loved and found to be real.
Audrey Hepburn
Give me the children until they are seven and anyone may have them afterward.
Saint Francis Xavie
Small children disturb your sleep, big children your life.
Yiddish Prove
Children require guidance and sympathy far more than instruction.
Ambrose Gwinett Bierce
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
Author unknown - children are natural mimics; they act like their...
We are given children to test us and make us more spiritual.
George F. Will
The only people who seem to have nothing to do with the education of the children are the parents.
G. K. Chesterton
I married the first man I ever kissed. When I tell my children that, they just about throw up.
Barbara Bush
Children are entitled to their otherness, as anyone is and when we reach them, as we sometimes do, it is generally on a point of sheer delight, to us so astonishing, but to them so natural.
Alastair Reid
It is no wonder that people are so horrible when they start their life as children.
Kingsley Amis
My father never raised his hand to any one of his children, except in self - Defense.
Fred Allen
Give me the children until they are seven and anyone may have them afterwards.
St. Francis Xavie
The words that a father speaks to his children in the privacy of home are not heard by the world, but, as in whispering galleries, they are clearly heard at the end, and by posterity.
Ricthe
Children are like wet cement. Whatever falls on them makes an impression.
Haim Ginott
Wealth and children are the adornment of life.
Koran
Think not forever of yourselves, O Chiefs, nor of your own generation. Think of continuing generations of our families, think of our grandchildren and of those yet unborn, whose faces are coming from beneath the ground.
Peacemaker, founder of the Iroquois Confederacy, (ca. 1000 AD)
If children grew up according to early indications, we should have nothing but geniuses.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
My mother loved children - She would have given anything if I had been one.
Groucho Marx
There is nothing funny about Halloween. This sarcastic festival reflects, rather, an infernal demand for revenge by children on the adult world.
Jean Baudrillard
Setting a good example for children takes all the fun out of middle age.
William Feathe
Too often we give children answers to remember rather than problems to solve.
Roger Lewin
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
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
Learning to dislike children at an early age saves a lot of expense and aggravation later in life.
Robert Byrne
We would have broken up except for the children. Who were the children Well, she and I were.
Mort Sahl
Recommend virtue to your children it alone, not money, can make them happy. I speak from experience.
Ludwig van Beethoven
Sometimes when I look at all my children, I say to myself, Lillian, you should have stayed a virgin.
Lillian
We are living beyond our means. As a people we have developed a lifestyle that is draining the earth of its priceless and irreplaceable resources without regard for the future of our children and people all around the world.
Margaret Mead
The parent who gets down on the floor to play with a child on Christmas Day is usually doing a most remarkable thing - - Something seldom repeated during the rest of the year. These are, after all, busy parents committed to their work or their success in the larger society, and they do not have much left - Over time in which to play with their children.
Brian Sutton - Smith
Our greatest natural resource is the minds of our children.
Walt Disney, On the inside wall of the American Adventure in Epcot Cente