There’s only one pretty child in the world, and every mother has it.
Children are the bridge to heaven.
At every step the child should be allowed to meet the real experiences of life; the thorns should never be plucked from his roses.
Parents are the bones on which children sharpen their teeth.
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Every child comes with the message that God is not yet discouraged of man.
Children begin by loving their parents; as they grow older they judge them; sometimes, they forgive them.
Children sweeten labours, but they make misfortunes more bitter.
Children are like wet cement. Whatever falls on them makes an impression.
Dr. Haim Ginott
We worry about what a child will become tomorrow, yet we forget that he is someone today.
Anybody who hates children and dogs can’t be all bad.
W. C. Fields
While we try to teach our children all about life, Our children teach us what life is all about.
It takes a village to raise a child.
A child deserves the maximum respect; if you ever have something disgraceful in mind, don’t ignore your son’s tender years.
One of the most obvious facts about grown-ups to a child is that they have forgotten what it is like to be a child.
Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it.
Having no children had been a kind of choice up to the moment when, from a choice, it became a sadness.
A child can ask questions that a wise man cannot answer.
There is no finer investment for any community than putting milk into babies.
You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance.
Franklin P. Jones
Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them. They must, they have no other models.
It was no wonder that people were so horrible when they started life as children.
A child is a curly dimpled lunatic.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Human beings are the only creatures that allow their children to come back home.
You know children are growing up when they start asking questions that have answers.
John J. Plomp
Literature is mostly about having sex and not much about having children; life is the other way round.
Never have children, only grandchildren.
Boys do not grow up gradually. They move forward in spurts like the hands of clocks in railway stations.
In America there are two classes of travel – first class, and with children.
Children require guidance and sympathy far more than instruction.
Two things should be cut: the second act and the child’s throat.
All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.
Only those in the last stage of disease could believe that children are true judges of character.
W. H. Auden
Like fruit, children are sweetest just before they turn bad.
There are no seven wonders of the world in the eyes of a child. There are seven million.
A child’s a plaything for an hour.
It is a wise father that knows his own child.
What is a home without children? Quiet.
Even when freshly washed and relieved of all obvious confections, children tend to be sticky.
A characteristic of the normal child is he doesn’t act that way very often.
Children are unpredictable. You never know what inconsistency they’re going to catch you in next.
Franklin P. Jones
You can do anything with children if you only play with them.
One generation plants the trees; another gets the shade.
Woe to the land that’s govern’d by a child!
Children are the living messages we send to a time we will not see.
John W. Whitehead
The best way to keep children home is to make the home atmosphere pleasant — and let the air out of the tires.
There was never a child so lovely but his mother was glad to get him to sleep.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Children seldom misquote. In fact, they usually repeat word for word what you shouldn’t have said.
To nourish children and raise them against odds is in any time, any place, more valuable than to fix bolts in cars or design nuclear weapons.
Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person’s character lies in their own hands.
Free the child’s potential, and you will transform him into the world.
The smallest children are nearest to God, as the smallest planets are nearest the sun.
Jean Paul Richter
Child abuse casts a shadow the length of a lifetime.
Having children makes you no more a parent than having a piano makes you a pianist.
Before I got married I had six theories about bringing up children; now I have six children and no theories.
John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester
We spend the first twelve months of our children’s lives teaching them to walk and talk and the next twelve telling them to sit down and shut up.
The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity in which we are permitted to remain children all our lives.
A three year old child is a being who gets almost as much fun out of a fifty-six dollar set of swings as it does out of finding a small green worm.
A Daughter is a Little Girl who grows up to be a Friend
Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.
The old notion that children are the private property of parents dies very slowly. In reality, no parent raises a child alone. How many of us nice middle-class folk could make it without our mortgage reduction?
Marian Wright Edelman