Children Quotes

Nancy mitford - i love children, especially when they cry, for...
Sometimes when I look at all my children, I say to myself, Lillian, you should have stayed a virgin.
Lillian
You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance.
Franklin P. Jones
Youth is a wonderful thing what a crime to waste it on children.
Sir Walter Besant
Those who educate children well are more to be honored than parents, for these only gave life, those the art of living well.
Aristotle
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 yea.
Peter Ustinov
Quite frankly, teachers are the only profession that teach our children.
Dan Quayle, 9/18/90
Not only as each new year dawns, but constantly, persistently, the God of all grace urges His blood - Bought children to give themselves to Him in complete surrender and so to prove to themselves how much more blessed it is to yield to His will than to indulge in their own.
Cornelius Stam
Familiarity breeds contempt - And children.
Mark Twain
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
I have had enough experience in all my years, and have read enough of the past, to know that advice to grandchildren is usually wasted.
Harry S Truman
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
Civilization is a stream with banks. The stream is sometimes filled with blood from people killing, stealing, shouting and doing the things historians usually record, while on the banks, unnoticed, people build homes, make love, raise children, sing song.
Will Durant
Jean caldwell - the only truly happy people are children and the...
I love children - Especially when they cry, for then someone takes them away.
Nancy Mitford
Children need models more than they need critics.
Jeseph Joubert
We do not inherit the land, we borrow it from our children.
American Indian Prove
Children are likely to live up to what you believe of them.
Lady Bird Johnson
Children love to be alone because alone is where they know themselves, and where they dream.
Roger Rosenblatt
Animals are always loyal and love you, whereas with children you never know where you are.
Christina Foyle, The Times (1993)
Bricks and mortar make a house, but the laughter of children makes a home.
Irish Prove
Our children change us? whether they live or not.
Lois McMaster Bujold, "Barrayar", 1991
Our children change uswhether they live or not.
Lois McMaster Bujold
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
I have a dream, that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character. I have a dream today.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
I take my children everywhere, but they always find their way back home.
Robert Orben
The reason grandparents and grandchildren get along so well is that they have a common enemy.
Sam Levenson
We are always too busy for our children; we never give them the time or interest they deserve. We lavish gifts upon them; but the most precious gift, our personal association, which means so much to them, we give grudgingly.
Mark Twain
Children might or might not be a blessing, but to create them and then fail them was surely damnation.
Lois McMaster Bujold, "Barrayar", 1991
A Sunday school is a prison in which children do penance for the evil conscience of their parents.
H. L. Mencken
Always be nice to your children because they are the ones who will choose your rest home.
Phyllis Dille
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
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
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
It was once said that the moral test of Government is how that Government treats those who are in the dawn of life, the children; those who are in the twilight of life, the elderly; and those who are in the shadows of life, the sick, the needy and the handicapped.
Hubert H. Humphrey
While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about.
Angela Schwindt
It is against the grain of modern education to teach children to program. What fun is there in making plans, acquiring discipline in organizing thoughts, devoting attention to detail, and learning to be self - Critical?
Alan Perlis
Children are very nice observers, and will often perceive your sligthest defects. In general, those who govern children, forgive nothing in them, but everything in themselves.
Francois Fenelon
Our deeds are like children that are born to us; they live and act apart from our own will.
George Eliot, Romola
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, "The Little Prince", 1943