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968 Greatest Quotes About Children


Don't be discouraged if your children reject your advice. Years later they will offer it to their own offspring. Oscar Wilde
And these children that you spit on as they try to change their worlds are immune to your consultations. They're quite aware of what they're going through. David Bowie
A mother's arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them. Victor Hugo
Do not train children to learning by force and harshness, but direct them to it by what amuses their minds. Plato
Men are taught from childhood that they are weak and sinners. Teach them that they are all glorious children of immortality, even those who are the weakest in manifestation. Swami Vivekananda
I was thinking about naming my child Kanye. ASAP Rocky
I think that enduring, committed love between a married couple, along with raising children, is the most noble act anyone can aspire to. It is not written about very much. Nicholas Sparks
How strange when an illusion dies. It's as though you've lost a child. Judy Garland
Love children especially, for they too are sinless like the angels; they live to soften and purify our hearts and, as it were, to guide us. Fyodor Dostoevsky
There is nothing that makes me happier than making a child smile. Keith Haring
I already have a wife who is too much for me.. she is my art, and my works are my children. Michelangelo
The secret of good teaching is to regard the child's intelligence as a fertile field in which seeds may be sown, to grow under the heat of flaming imagination. Maria Montessori
Children are never too tender to be whipped. Like tough beefsteaks, the more you beat them, the more tender they become. Edgar Allan Poe
I'd give all the wealth that years have piled, the slow result of life's decay, To be once more a little child for one bright summer day. Lewis Carroll
If my books can help children become readers, then I feel I have accomplished something important. Roald Dahl
Your children make it impossible to regret your past. They're its finest fruits. Sometimes the only ones. Anna Quindlen
In the little world in which children have their existence, whosoever brings them up, there is nothing so finely perceived and so finely felt as injustice. Charles Dickens
Because never in my entire childhood did I feel like a child. I felt like a person all along―the same person that I am today. Orson Scott Card
We should always do something that makes us feel like a child again. Keep learning, no matter what it is. Rita Dove
Our ancestors worshipped the Sun, and they were not that foolish. It makes sense to revere the Sun and the stars, for we are their children. Carl Sagan
I never get any protests from children. All you get are giggles of mirth and squirms of delight. I know what children like. Roald Dahl
To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me. Isaac Newton
We should be teaching our children the scientific method and the reasons for a Bill of Rights. With it comes a certain decency, humility and community spirit. Carl Sagan
When I was a little kid we had a sand box. It was a quicksand box. I was an only child... eventually. Steven Wright
If children understand that beliefs should be substantiated with evidence, as opposed to tradition, authority, revelation or faith, they will automatically work out for themselves that they are atheists. Richard Dawkins
Having my animals or my children with me exorcises that feeling of not being wanted. Eartha Kitt
I prefer peace. But if trouble must come, let it come in my time, so that my children can live in peace. Thomas Paine
What we need is a world full of miracles, like the miracle of seeing the young child seeking work and independence, and manifesting a wealth of enthusiasm and love. Maria Montessori
We are now at a point where we must educate our children in what no one knew yesterday, and prepare our schools for what no one knows yet. Margaret Mead
Reading makes all other learning possible. We have to get books into our children's hands early and often. Barack Obama
In every real man a child is hidden that wants to play. Friedrich Nietzsche
I don't want children cursing. I'm very strict on my nieces and my little brother. They have to listen to clean versions of music. Even my music. Nicki Minaj
My business is making people, especially children, happy. Walt Disney
He who can reach a child's heart can reach the worlds heart. Rudyard Kipling
Don't force your children into your ways, for they were created for a time different from your own. Plato
The child can only develop fully by means of experience in his environment. We call such experience 'work'. Maria Montessori
I want to serve. I want to serve the people. I want every girl, every child, to be educated. Malala Yousafzai
No one ever does live happily ever after, but we leave the children to find that out for themselves. Stephen King
Don’t just teach your children to read… Teach them to question what they read. Teach them to question everything. George Carlin
There are lives I can imagine without children but none of them have the same laughter & noise. Brian Andreas
One of the best investments we can make in a child’s life is high-quality early education. Barack Obama
I will fight for my children on any level so they can reach their potential as human beings and in their public duties. Princess Diana
The more risks you allow your children to make, the better they learn to look after themselves. Roald Dahl
If you think your child's academic studies are more important than the arts, think again. Plato
That's the real trouble with the world, too many people grow up. Walt Disney
I am just a child who has never grown up. I still keep asking these 'how' and 'why' questions. Occasionally, I find an answer. Stephen Hawking
There can be no keener revelation of a society's soul than the way in which it treats its children. Nelson Mandela
The most important period of life is not the age of university studies, but the first one, the period from birth to the age of six. Maria Montessori
The important thing is to teach a child that good can always triumph over evil... Walt Disney