Quotes and sayings about tag  #children

Quotes and sayings about tag  children

23 Quotes

A wise parent humors the desire for independent action, so as to become the friend and advisor when his absolute rule shall cease.

Elizabeth Gaskell

Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.

Margaret Mead

How is it that little children are so intelligent and men so stupid? It must be education that does it

Alexandre Dumas

I think when you become a parent you go from being a star in the movie of your own life to the supporting player in the movie of someone else's.

Craig Ferguson

There's nothing more contagious than the laughter of young children; it doesn't even have to matter what they're laughing about.

Criss Jami

All children mythologise their birth. It is a universal trait. You want to know someone? Heart, mind and soul? Ask him to tell you about when he was born. What you get won’t be the truth: it will be a story. And nothing is more telling than a story.

Diane Setterfield

It's the children the world almost breaks who grow up to save it.

Frank Warren

Make it a rule never to give a child a book you would not read yourself.

George Bernard Shaw

Age does not make us childish, as some say; it finds us true children.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The only love that I really believe in is a mother’s love for her children.

Karl Lagerfeld

Times are bad. Children no longer obey their parents, and everyone is writing a book.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

When you take the time to actually listen, with humility, to what people have to say, it's amazing what you can learn. Especially if the people who are doing the talking also happen to be children.

Greg Mortenson

While I was drying off Maddie after her bath tonight, she said, 'I love you' to me for the first time. It sounded like 'All lub boo,' but I didn't care. To reciprocate, I showed her what an ex-Marine looks like when he cries.

Jim Beaver

Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself... You may house their bodies but not their souls, for their souls dwell in the house of tomorrow, which you cannot visit, not even in your dreams.

Kahlil Gibran

It'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.

L.R. Knost

You have to write the book that wants to be written. And if the book will be too difficult for grown-ups, then you write it for children.

Madeleine L'Engle

To lose one parent may be regarded as a misfortune; to lose both looks like carelessness.

Oscar Wilde

She moved to pinch me again but I blocked her hand. I'm no expert on girls, but when one tries to pinch you four times, I'm pretty sure that's flirting.

Ransom Riggs

Having children is like living in a frat house - nobody sleeps, everything's broken, and there's a lot of throwing up.

Ray Romano

A DEFINITION NOT FOUNDIN THE DICTIONARYNot leaving: an act of trust and love,often deciphered by children

Markus Zusak

We spend the first year of a child's life teaching it to walk and talk and the rest of its life to shut up and sit down. There's something wrong there.

Neil deGrasse Tyson

Grown ups are complicated creatures, full of quirks and secrets.

Roald Dahl

You can't give her that!' she screamed. 'It's not safe!'IT'S A SWORD, said the Hogfather. THEY'RE NOT MEANT TO BE SAFE.'She's a child!' shouted Crumley.IT'S EDUCATIONAL.'What if she cuts herself?'THAT WILL BE AN IMPORTANT LESSON.

Terry Pratchett

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