Children Quotes

Children Quotes - Nothing you do for children is ever wasted.Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.
Margaret Mead

When I approach a child, he inspires in me two sentiments; tenderness for what he is, and respect for what he may become.
Louis Pasteur

We’ve had bad luck with our kids – they’ve all grown up.
Christopher Morley

A child can ask questions that a wise man cannot answer.
Author Unknown

Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it.
Harold Hulbert

What is a home without children? Quiet.
Henny Youngman

You are worried about seeing him spend his early years in doing nothing. What! Is it nothing to be happy? Nothing to skip, play, and run around all day long? Never in his life will he be so busy again.
Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Kids: they dance before they learn there is anything that isn’t music.
William Stafford

Look at children. Of course they may quarrel, but generally speaking they do not harbor ill feelings as much or as long as adults do. Most adults have the advantage of education over children, but what is the use of an education if they show a big smile while hiding negative feelings deep inside? Children don’t usually act in such a manner. If they feel angry with someone, they express it, and then it is finished. They can still play with that person the following day.
Dalai Lama XIV

A torn jacket is soon mended, but hard words bruise the heart of a child.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

A person’s a person, no matter how small.
Dr. Seuss

A smile is a curve that sets things straight.
Author Unknown

Listen to the desires of your children. Encourage them and then give them the autonomy to make their own decision.
Denis Waitley

If our American way of life fails the child, it fails us all.
Pearl S. Buck

As a child my family’s menu consisted of 2 choices: take it, or leave it.
Buddy Hackett

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

Beautiful eyes are those that show the beautiful thoughts that burn below.
Ellen Allerton

Beautiful faces are those that wear whole-souled honesty printed there.
Ellen Palmer Allerton

Any kid will run any errand for you if you ask at bedtime.
Red Skelton

Childhood is measured out by sounds and smells and sights, before the dark hour of reason grows.
John Betjeman

Childhood is the world of miracle and wonder… as if creation rose, bathed in the light, out of the darkness, utterly new and fresh and astonishing. The end of childhood is when things cease to astonish us.
Eugene Ionesco

Don't handicap your children by making their lives easy." Robert A. HeinleinBlessed be childhood, which brings down something of heaven into the midst of our rough earthliness.
Henri Frederic Amiel

Bliss was it in that dawn to be alive. But to be young was very heaven!
William Wordsworth

All things in this world must be seen with youthful, hopeful eyes.
Henry David Thoreau

Childhood, whose very happiness is love.
Letitia Landon

Children are not the people of tomorrow, but are people of today. They have a right to be taken seriously, and to be treated with tenderness and respect. They should be allowed to grow into whoever they were meant to be. ‘The unknown person’ inside each of them is our hope for the future.
Janusz Korczak

Children are natural Zen masters; their world is brand new in each and every moment.
John Bradshaw

Children are unpredictable. You never know what inconsistency they’re going to catch you in next.
Franklin P. Jones

If we would listen to our kids, we’d discover that they are largely self-explanatory.
Robert Brault

At the height of laughter, the universe is flung into a kaleidoscope of new possibilities.
Jean Houston

Children are likely to live up to what you believe in them.
Ladybird Johnson

Children are the living messages we send to a time we will not see.
John W. Whitehead

Children are unpredictable.  You never know what inconsistency they’re going to catch you in next.
Franklin P. Jones

Children are a wonderful gift . . . They have an extraordinary capacity to see into the heart of things and to expose sham and humbug for what they are.
Desmond Tutu

Be gentle with the young.
Juvenal

There is no substitute for books in the life of a child. -- Mary Ellen ChaseCreative play is like a spring that bubbles up from deep within a child.
Joan Almon

I don’t know why I did it, I don’t know why I enjoyed it, and I don’t know why I’ll do it again.
Bart Simpson

I knew when I met you an adventure was going to happen…
A.A. Milne

Childhood, catching our imagination when it is fresh and tender, never lets go of us.
J. B. Priestly

It seems to me that since I’ve had children, I’ve grown richer and deeper. They may have slowed down my writing for a while, but when I did write, I had more of a self to speak from.
Anne Tyler

Youth is a wonderful thing.  What a crime to waste it on children.
George Bernard Shaw

All kids are gifted. Some just open their packages earlier than others.
Michael Carr

All kids need is a little help, a little hope and somebody who believes in them.
Earvin Magic Johnson

There was never a child so lovely but his mother was glad to get him to sleep.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Life is a child playing around your feet, a tool you hold firmly in your grip, a bench you sit down upon in the evening, in your garden.
Jean Anouilh

Life, love, and laughter — what priceless gifts to give our children.
Phyllis Dryden

Children make you want to start life over.
Muhammad Ali

Every child comes with the message that God is not yet discouraged of man.
Rabindranath Tagore

Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.
Pablo Picasso

There are no seven wonders of the world in the eyes of a child. There are seven million.
Walt Streightiff

There is no substitute for books in the life of a child.
Mary Ellen Chase

While we try to teach our children all about life,
Our children teach us what life is all about.
Angela Schwindt

Children and parents quotes - Stop trying to perfect your child, but keep trying to perfect your relationship with him. -- Dr. HenkerMy best creation is my children.
Diane Von Furstenberg

Stop trying to perfect your child, but keep trying to perfect your relationship with him.
Dr. Henker

It is not easy to be crafty and winsome at the same time, and few accomplish it after the age of six.
John W. Gardner and Francesca Gardner Reese

There’s nothing that can help you understand your beliefs more than trying to explain them to an inquisitive child.
Frank A. Clark

What one loves in childhood stays in the heart forever.
Mary Jo Putney

Children make your life important.
Erma Bombeck

Children come into this world with fresh eyes to see all that is beautiful, embrace all that is joyful, and love unconditionally with open heats and minds.
Author Unknown

A characteristic of the normal child is he doesn’t act that way very often.
Author Unknown

You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance.
Franklin P. Jones

Your children will see what you’re all about by what you live rather than what you say.
Wayne Dyer

In the United States today, there is a pervasive tendency to treat children as adults, and adults as children.  The options of children are thus steadily expanded, while those of adults are progressively constricted.  The result is unruly children and childish adults.
Thomas Szasz

A child’s attitude toward everything is an artist’s attitude.
Willa Cather

A child’s smile is like a ray of sunshine on a cloudy day.
Author Unknown

When I approach a child, he inspires in me two sentiments; tenderness for what he is, and respect for what he may become. Louis PasteurChildren need the freedom and time to play.  Play is not a luxury.  Play is a necessity.
Kay Redfield Jamison

Children run wildly, breathlessly… facing the wind…absorbing its speed.
Author Unknown

Cleaning your house while your kids are still growing up is like shoveling the walk before it stops snowing.
Phyllis Diller

The only thing worth stealing is a kiss from a sleeping child.
Joe Houldsworth

A happier child you’ll never see… … and to think he’s smiling up at me!
Margie Lundy

A mother holds her child’s hand for a little while but holds their hearts forever.
Author Unknown

A little girl is sugar and spice and everything nice – especially when she’s taking a nap.
Author Unknown

In America there are two classes of travel – first class, and with children.
Robert Benchley

If I had one wish for my children, it would be that each of them would reach for goals that have meaning for them as individuals.
Lillian Carter

In the final analysis it is not what you do for your children but what you have taught them to do for themselves that will make them successful human beings.
Ann Landers

Children find everything in nothing; men find nothing in everything.
Giacomo Leopardi

Women gather together to wear silly hats, eat dainty food, and forget how unresponsive their husbands are.  Men gather to talk sports, eat heavy food, and forget how demanding their wives are.  Only where children gather is there any real chance of fun.
Mignon McLaughlin

A snuggle a day keeps the grumpies away!
Author Unknown

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.
Bill Vaughan

It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.
Frederick Douglass

Pausing to listen to an airplane in the sky, stooping to watch a ladybug on a plant, sitting on a rock to watch the waves crash over the quayside – children have their own agendas and timescales.  As they find out more about their world and their place in it, they work hard not to let adults hurry them.  We need to hear their voices.
Cathy Nutbrown

Children Quotes - Nothing you do for children is ever wasted.

When I approach a child, he inspires in me two sentiments; tenderness for what he is, and respect for what he may become. Louis Pasteur

 

Children and parents quotes - Stop trying to perfect your child, but keep trying to perfect your relationship with him. -- Dr. Henker

Don't handicap your children by making their lives easy." Robert A. Heinlein

There is no substitute for books in the life of a child. -- Mary Ellen Chase

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