Children Quotes

I am afraid we must make the world honest before we can honestly say to our children that honesty is the best policy.
Sir Walter Besant
For all its flaws, I would feel safer to have my children grow up in a world dominated by the United States than by any other country.
Kobsak Chutikul, (deputy leader in Thailand), AP news release 3/7/03

Parents learn a lot from their children about coping with life.
Muriel Spark
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.
James P. Hogan
The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother.
Rev. Theodore Hegburgh
Jess lai - children are not things to be molded, but are...

G. k. chesterton - the only people who seem to have nothing to do...
The training of children is a profession, where we must know how to waste time in order to save it.
Jean - Jacques Rousseau
Peter de vries - the value of marriage is not that adults produce...
You know that children are growing up when they start asking questions that have answers.
John J. Plomp
Give me the children until they are seven and anyone may have them afterward.
Saint Francis Xavie
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
The reason grandparents and grandchildren get along so well is that they have a common enemy.
Sam Levenson
It was no wonder that people were so horrible when they started life as children.
Kingsley Amis, One Fat Englishman (1963)
It is about a socialist, anti - Family political movement that encourages women to leave their husbands, kill their children, practice witchcraft, destroy capitalism and become lesbians.
Pat Robertson, The World Almanac and Book of Facts, 1993
What is the use of physicians like myself trying to help parents to bring up children healthy and happy, to have them killed in such numbers for a cause that is ignoble.
Benjamin Spock
The sea rises, the light fails, lovers cling to each other, and children cling to us. The moment we cease to hold each other, the moment we break faith with one another, the sea engulfs us and the light goes out.
James Arthur Baldwin
Permissiveness is the principle of treating children as if they were adults and the tactic of making sure they never reach that stage.
H Hahn Blavatsky
Do not allow children to mix drinks. It is unseemly and they use too much vermouth.
Steve Allen
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
I must say the biggest lesson you can learn in life, or teach your children, is that life is not castles in the skies, happily ever after. The biggest lesson we have to give our children is truth.
Goldie Hawn
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
Science can be introduced to children well or poorly. If poorly, children can be turned away from science; they can develop a lifelong antipathy; they will be in a far worse condition than if they had never been introduced to science at all.
Isaac Asimov
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)
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
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
Start a program for gifted children, and every parent demands that his child be enrolled.
Thomas Andrew Bailey
Providence protects children and idiots. I know because I have tested it.
Mark Twain
You must work - - - we must all work To make the world worthy of its children.
Pablo Casals
All children are essentially criminal.
Denis Diderot
All my children have spoken for themselves since they first learned to speak, and not always with my advance approval, and I expect that to continue in the future.
Gerald R. Ford
My mother loved children - She would have given anything if I had been one.
Groucho Marx
Feelings are real and legitimate; children behave and misbehave for a reason, even if adults cannot figure it out.
Unknown
A second wife is hateful to the children of the first a viper is not more hateful.
Euripides
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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
A lot of children know absolutely nothing about guns other than what they see on T. V., and those are the wrong things.
Marion Hamme
We would have broken up except for the children. Who were the children? Well, she and I were.
Mort Sahl
The best way to keep children at home is to make the home atmosphere pleasant - And let the air out of the tires.
Dorothy Parke
The test of the morality of a society is what it does for its children.
Dietrich Bonhoeffe