Quotations on the Children Themselves
Our children change us whether they live or not.
Lois McMaster Bujold, "Barrayar", 1991
Level with your child by being honest. Nobody spots a phony quicker than a child.
A happy childhood has spoiled many a promising life.
Robertson Davies, "What's Bred in the Bone"
If you raise your children to feel that they can accomplish any goal or task they decide upon, you will have succeeded as a parent and you will have given your children the greatest of all blessings.
Children are the dreams we send to a future that we will never see.
Once you see a child's self-image begin to improve, you will see significant gains in achievement areas, but even more important, you will see a child who is beginning to enjoy life more.
The adult looks to deeds, the child to love.
A characteristic of the normal child is he doesn't act that way very often.
Nature makes the boy toward, nurture sees him forward.
There is only one child in the world; and that child's name is ALL CHILDREN.
Simplicity is always a virtue. One kid on a riverbank working out a Stephen Foster tune on his new harmonica heard from the correct esthetic distance projects more magic and power than the entire Vienna Philharmonic and Chorus laboring (once again) through the Mozart Requiem or Bach's B Minor Mass.
What is a child? An experiment. A fresh attempt to produce the just man made perfect: that is, to make humanity divine.
George Bernard Shaw
One must ask children and birds how cherries and strawberries taste.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
I am convinced that there is ten times more good than bad in a child, and about the bad, we can wait and see.
Thank God for the maladjusted child.
Martin Luther King
When a child walks down the road, a company of angels goes before him proclaiming, "Make way for the image of the Holy One."
Many things can wait. Children cannot.
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