A child is a curly, dimpled lunatic.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A two-year old is kind of like having a blender, but you don’t have a top for it.
While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about.
Children are remarkable for their intelligence and ardour, for their curiosity, their intolerance of shams, the clarity and ruthlessness of their vision.
A child, like your stomach, doesn’t need all you can afford to give it.
Frank A. Clark
Children have to be educated, but they have also to be left to educate themselves.
Children are completely egoistic; they feel their needs intensely and strive ruthlessly to satisfy them.
Children are natural Zen masters; their world is brand new in each and every moment.
If you can give your son or daughter only one gift, let it be enthusiasm.
Children are unpredictable. You never know what inconsistency they're going to catch you in next.
Franklin P. Jones
Children need models more than they need critics.
Level with your child by being honest. Nobody spots a phony quicker than a child.
Allow children to be happy in their own way, for what better way will they find?
When I approach a child He inspires in me two sentiments: Tenderness for what he is, And respect for what he may become.
Children are the hands by which we take hold of heaven.
Henry Ward Beecher
Your children need your presence more than your presents.
Children aren't happy without something to ignore, And that's what parents were created for.
Children are natural mimics. They act like their parents in spite of every attempt to teach them good manners.
Dictionary of Proverbs
There was a time when we expected nothing of our children but obedience, as opposed to the present, when we expect everything of them but obedience.
Children are a great comfort in your old age – and they hep you reach it faster, too.
A child’s spirit is like a child, you can never catch it by running after it; you must stand still, and, for love, it will soon itself come back.
Children are poor men's riches.
Little children are till the symbol of the eternal marriage between love and duty.
Children will not remember you for the material things you provided but for the feeling that you cherished them.
Richard L. Evans
That energy which makes a child hard to manage is the energy which afterward makes him a manager of life.
Henry Ward Beecher
Children are not casual guests in our home. They have been loaned to us temporarily for the purpose of loving them and instilling a foundation of values on which their future lives will be built.
James C. Dobson
We worry about what a child will become tomorrow, yet we forget that he is someone today.
Children are curious and are risk takers. They have lots of courage. They venture out into a world that is immense and dangerous. A child initially trusts life and the processes of life.
Children are likely to live up to what you believe of them.
Lady Bird Johnson
The soul is healed by being with children.
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