Children Quotes

โ€œDon't worry that children never ...

โ€œDon't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.โ€ - Robert Fulghum
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โ€œItโ€™s easier to build str...

โ€œItโ€™s easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.โ€ Frederick Douglas
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"Let us put our minds togethe...

"Let us put our minds together and see what life we can make for our children." -Sitting Bull
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"Don't handicap your chi...

"Don't handicap your children by making their lives easy." - Robert A. Heinlein
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โ€œLiterature is mostly about having se...

โ€œLiterature is mostly about having sex and not much about having children; life's the other way round.โ€ โ€“ David Lodge
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"It is easier to build str...

"It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men." -Frederick Douglass
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"We must respect the other fellow's religion, but only in the ...

"We must respect the other fellow's religion, but only in the sense and to the extent that we respect his theory that his wife is beautiful and his children smart." H.L. Mencken, Minority Report
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Our most basic common link is that we all inhabit this ...

Our most basic common link is that we all inhabit this planet. We all breathe the same air. We all cherish our children's future. And we are all mortal. ...John F. Kennedy
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โ€œChildren have never been very good at l...

โ€œChildren have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.โ€ - James Baldwin
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โ€œChildren must be taug...

โ€œChildren must be taught how to think, not what to think.โ€ - Margaret Mead
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"Keep me away from the wisdom which does not cry, ...

"Keep me away from the wisdom which does not cry, the philosophy which does not laugh and the greatness which does not bow before children." --Khalil Gibran
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"The foundation for ruling the country in peace is compassion, f...

"The foundation for ruling the country in peace is compassion, for when one thinks of the people as being his children, the people will think of him as their parent." - Hagakure ( Book of the Samurai)
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โ€œSecurity is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the chil...

โ€œSecurity is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.โ€ Helen Keller
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"The best way to keep children home is t...

"The best way to keep children home is to make the home atmosphere pleasant--and let the air out of the tires." โ€” Dorothy Parker
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Let us sacrifice our today so ...

Let us sacrifice our today so that our children can have a better tomorrow. - A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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The ultimate test of a Moral Soci...

The ultimate test of a Moral Society is the Kind of World it Leaves to its Children -- Dietrich Bonhoeffer
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โ€œHappiness is an imaginary condition, formerly attribut...

โ€œHappiness is an imaginary condition, formerly attributed by the living to the dead, now usually attributed by adults to children, and by children to adults.โ€ โ€“ Thomas Szasz
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"Lawyers, I supp...

"Lawyers, I suppose, were children once." โ€” Charles Lamb
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โ€œIt's not our job to toughen our children up to face a crue...

โ€œIt's not our job to toughen our children up to face a cruel and heartless world. It's our job to raise children who will make the world a little less cruel and heartless.โ€ - L.R. Knost
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"In retrospect Sandy Hook marked the end of the...

"In retrospect Sandy Hook marked the end of the US gun control debate. Once America decided killing children was bearable, it was over." โ€” Diana Rius
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"Every generation of western civil...

"Every generation of western civilization is invaded by barbarians - we call them 'children'" - Hannah Arendt
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"Lies are like children. If you d...

"Lies are like children. If you don't nurture them, they'll never be useful later." โ€” Randy K. Milholland
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"Let us sacrifice our today so...

"Let us sacrifice our today so that our children can have a better tomorrow" A.P. J. Abdul Kalam
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"I'm not afraid to die... I'm afraid to live on ...

"I'm not afraid to die... I'm afraid to live on my knees in a world run by lesser men who control the destiny of my children." -Alexander Emerick Jones
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Keep me away from the wisdom which does not cry, ...

Keep me away from the wisdom which does not cry, the philosophy which does not laugh and the greatness which does not bow before children. โ€”KAHLIL GIBRAN
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"The most effective way to keep...

"The most effective way to keep children safe is to give them a little taste of danger" -Gever Tulley
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What quote you ca...

What quote you can't believe comes from a children movie?
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โ€œPoliticians usually hide behi...

โ€œPoliticians usually hide behind three things: the flag, the Bible, and children.โ€ โ€“ George Carlin
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โ€œIt is easier to build str...

โ€œIt is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.โ€ โ€”Frederick Douglass
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"Children have never been very good at l...

"Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them." - James Baldwin
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"Do not indoctrinate your children. Teach them h...

"Do not indoctrinate your children. Teach them how to think for themselves, how to evaluate evidence, and how to disagree with you." - Richard Dawkins
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โ€œTimes are bad. Children no longer obey...

โ€œTimes are bad. Children no longer obey their parents, and everyone is writing a book.โ€ โ€” Marcus Tullius Cicero (106-43 B.C.)
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"As children in blind darkness tremble and start at everything, so we...

"As children in blind darkness tremble and start at everything, so we in broad daylight are oppressed at times by fears as baseless as those horrors which children imagine coming upon them in the dark." - Lucretius
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"Adults are just obso...

"Adults are just obsolete children and to hell with them." - Dr. Seuss
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Insanity is hereditar...

Insanity is hereditary, you can get it from your children. Sam Levenson
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"Terrible things are happening outside... poor helpless people are being dragged out of...

"Terrible things are happening outside... poor helpless people are being dragged out of their homes. Families are torn apart; men, women and children are separated. Children come home from school to find that their parents have disappeared." - Anne Frank (Jan 13, 1943)
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"Children are a...

"Children are all foreigners." โ€” Ralph Waldo Emerson
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โ€œThis is our first task โ€” caring for our children. It's our first job. If...

โ€œThis is our first task โ€” caring for our children. It's our first job. If we don't get that right, we don't get anything right.โ€ โ€” President Obama, in remarks delivered at a prayer vigil for victims of the Sandy Hook massacre
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โ€œPeople try to raise children inside a bubble of i...

โ€œPeople try to raise children inside a bubble of innocence. When it is clear they must be taught the reality. Teaching reality doesnโ€™t have to be painful.โ€ R.
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"Never raise your hand to you...

"Never raise your hand to your children; it leaves your midsection unprotected." โ€” Robert Orben
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Times are bad. Children no long...

Times are bad. Children no longer obey their parents, and everyone is writing a book - Cicero, 43 BCE
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"No one puts their children o...

"No one puts their children on boats, unless the water is safer than the land" - Warsan Shire
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"It is a wonder that more than 1.5 million Iraqi children have died as a re...

"It is a wonder that more than 1.5 million Iraqi children have died as a result of your sanctions, and you did not show concern. Yet when 3000 of your people died, the entire world rises and has not yet sat down." - Osama bin Laden
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"A man may count himself a success when he wins t...

"A man may count himself a success when he wins the respect of his elders, the friendship of his peers, and the adoration of children." -Jared Alan Brock
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โ€œListen earnestly to anything your children want to tell you, no matter what. If you don't...

โ€œListen earnestly to anything your children want to tell you, no matter what. If you don't listen eagerly to the little stuff when they are little, they won't tell you the big stuff when they are big, because to them all of it has always been big stuff.โ€ -Catherine M. Wallace
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"Rarely is the question ask...

"Rarely is the question asked: Is our children learning?" โ€”George W. Bush, Jan. 11, 2000
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Play is often talked about as if it were a relief fro...

Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood. ~ Fred Rogers
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"Donโ€™t handicap your ch...

"Donโ€™t handicap your children by making their lives easy." Robert A. Heinlein
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"Have children while your par...

"Have children while your parents are still young enough to take care of them." -- Rita Rudner
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โ€œChildren a...

โ€œChildren are a product of their parentsโ€
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"Never have chil...

"Never have children, only grandchildren." โ€” Gore Vidal
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"I am determined that my children shall b...

"I am determined that my children shall be brought up in their father's religion, if they can find out what it is." โ€” Charles Lamb
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"Fairy tales do not tell children the dragons exist. ...

"Fairy tales do not tell children the dragons exist. Children already know that dragons exist. Fairy tales tell children the dragons can be killed." --G.K. Chesterton
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Whenever I date a guy, I think, "Is...

Whenever I date a guy, I think, "Is this the man I want my children to spend their weekends with?" -- Rita Rudner
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These are the stakes: To make a world in which all of G...

These are the stakes: To make a world in which all of God's children can live, or to go into the dark. We must either love each other, or we must die. -Lyndon B Johnson 1964
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There are hundreds of millions of gun owners in this country, and not one of them...

There are hundreds of millions of gun owners in this country, and not one of them will have an accident today. The only misuse of guns comes in environments where there are drugs, alcohol, bad parents, and undisciplined children. Period. ~Ted Nugent~
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Children learn to ...

Children learn to smile from their parents. -Shinichi Suzuki
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"A family is a unit composed not only o...

"A family is a unit composed not only of children but of men, women, an occasional animal, and the common cold." โ€” Ogden Nash
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"The first half of our lives are ru...

"The first half of our lives are ruined by our parents and the second half by our children." -- Clarence Darrow
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"Admiration of the proletariat, like that of dams, power stations, and airplanes, is part of t...

"Admiration of the proletariat, like that of dams, power stations, and airplanes, is part of the ideology of the machine age. Considered in human terms, it has as little in its favor as belief in Celtic magic, the Slav soul, womenโ€™s intuition, and childrenโ€™s innocence." โ€”Bertrand Russell
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"Children who get regular attention and time with their parents will grow to be mo...

"Children who get regular attention and time with their parents will grow to be more well-rounded adults.... The benefits reaped from spending time with our children can be endless. Give them the greatest gift everโ€ฆyour time!" - The Small Town Humanist
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Borrowing is as easy as making love...

Borrowing is as easy as making love. Paying back is as difficult as giving birth to children. - Sumerian Proverb
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"Teach the children so it ...

"Teach the children so it will not be necessary to teach the adults."-Abraham Lincoln
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"Donโ€™t just teach your children to readโ€ฆ ...

"Donโ€™t just teach your children to readโ€ฆ Teach them to question what they read. Teach them to question everything." - George Carlin
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"My mother loved children -- ...

"My mother loved children -- she would have given anything if I had been one." โ€” Groucho Marx
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โ€œScreaming at children over their grades, especially to the point of the child...

โ€œScreaming at children over their grades, especially to the point of the childโ€™s tears, is child abuse, pure and simple. Itโ€™s not funny and itโ€™s not good parenting. It is a crushing, scarring, disastrous experience for the child.โ€ -Ben Stein
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โ€œDonโ€™t just teach your children to readโ€ฆ Teach...

โ€œDonโ€™t just teach your children to readโ€ฆ Teach them to question what they read. Teach them to question everything. Including you.โ€ โ€• George Carlin
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"In retrospect Sandy Hook marked the end of the ...

"In retrospect Sandy Hook marked the end of the US gun control debate. Once America decided killing children was bearable, it was over." โ€” Dan Hodges.
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"People who get nostalgic ab...

"People who get nostalgic about childhood were obviously never children." โ€” Bill Watterson
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"I like you as you are, exactly and precisely, I think you turned out...

"I like you as you are, exactly and precisely, I think you turned out nicely and I like you as you are- and children need to hear that. I don't think anybody can grow unless he is accepted as he is." -Fred Rodgers
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"Don't educate your children to be rich. ...

"Don't educate your children to be rich. Educate them to be happy, so they know the value of things, not the price." - Victor Hugo
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"We learn as children how we react emotionally and this is carried into childhood. When we a...

"We learn as children how we react emotionally and this is carried into childhood. When we are children, we do not have the faculties that we do in adulthood. We dont know what we are going to need in adulthood to cope, therefore as adults we (often) react as children" -Sigmund Freud
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"Children are natural Zen maste...

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