Children Quotes

Charles buxton - the first duty to children is to make them happy,...
The first half of our lives is ruined by our parents, and the second half by our children.
Clarence Darrow

The car trip can draw the family together, as it was in the days before television when parents and children actually talked to each other.
Andrew H. Malcolm
Learning to dislike children at an early age saves a lot of expense and aggravation later in life.
Robert Byrne
Children are all foreigners.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Lawers, I suppose, were children once.
Charles Lam

Children love to be alone because alone is where they know themselves, and where they dream.
Roger Rosenblatt
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
Our deeds are like children that are born to us; they live and act apart from our own will. Nay, children may be strangled, but deeds never: they have an indestructible life both in and out of our consciousness.
George Eliot, Romola, 1863
Parents were invented to make children happy by giving them something to ignore.
Ogden Nash
Brian aldiss - when childhood dies, its corpses are called...
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
Children are the only form of immortality that we can be sure of.
Peter Ustinov
Children sweeten labours, but they make misfortunes more bitter.
Francis Bacon, Essays (1625)
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
The easiest way for your children to learn about money is for you not to have any.
Katharine Whitehorn
John wilmot - before i was married, i had a hundred theories...
Children are not things to be molded, but are people to be unfolded.
Jess Lai
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
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
We must never allow the future to be weighed down by memory. For children have no past, and that is the whole secret of the magical innocence of their smiles.
Milan Kundera, The Book of Laughter and Forgetting
The dog was created especially for children. He is the God of frolic.
Henry Ward Beeche
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
I think that maybe if women and children were in charge we would get somewhere.
James Thurbe
If you must hold yourself up to your children, hold yourself up as an object lesson and not as an example.
Sir Walter Besant
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
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
A Sunday school is a prison in which children do penance for the evil conscience of their parents.
H. L. Mencken
Recommend to your children virtue; that alone can make them happy, not gold.
Ludwig van Beethoven
What children take from us, they give? We become people who feel more deeply, question more deeply, hurt more deeply, and love more deeply.
Sonia Taitz, O Magazine, May 2003
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
You know that children are growing up when they start asking questions that have answers.
John J. Plomp
Our children change uswhether they live or not.
Lois McMaster Bujold
Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Often and often afterwards, the beloved Aunt would ask me why I had never told anyone how I was being treated. Children tell little more than animals, for what comes to them they accept as eternally established.
Rudyard Kipling
The test of the morality of a society is what it does for its children.
Dietrich Bonhoeffe
When men are brought face to face with their opponents, forced to listen and learn and mend their ideas, they cease to be children and savages and begin to live like civilized men. Then only is freedom a reality, when men may voice their opinions because they must examine their opinions.
Walter Lippmann
Happiness is an imaginary condition, formerly attributed by the living to the dead, now usually attributed by adults to children, and by children to adults.
Thomas Szasz
Familiarity breeds contempt - And children.
Mark Twain, Notebooks (1935)
Our deeds are like children that are born to us; they live and act apart from our own will.
George Eliot, Romola