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Don't just teach your children to read. Teach them to question what they read. Teach them to question everything. - George Carlin

Don't just teach your children to read. Teach them to question what they read. Teach them to question everything. ⏤ George Carlin


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

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


Once you're grown up you can't come back. - Peter Pan

Once you're grown up you can't come back. ⏤ Peter Pan


Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.  - Margaret Mead

Children must be taught how to think, not what to think. ⏤ Margaret Mead


Children must be taught how to think, not what to think. - Margaret Mead

Children must be taught how to think, not what to think. ⏤ Margaret Mead


A child can teach an adult three things: To be happy for no reason, to always be curious, to fight tirelessly for something. - Paulo Coelho

A child can teach an adult three things: To be happy for no reason, to always be curious, to fight tirelessly for something. ⏤ Paulo Coelho


Live so that when your children think of fairness and integrity, they think of you. - H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Live so that when your children think of fairness and integrity, they think of you. ⏤ H. Jackson Brown, Jr.


Dont handicap your children by making their lives easy. - Robert A. Heinlein

Dont handicap your children by making their lives easy. ⏤ Robert A. Heinlein


Children are not a distraction from more inportant work. They are the most important work. - C.S. Lewis

Children are not a distraction from more inportant work. They are the most important work. ⏤ C.S. Lewis


Listen to the mustn'ts, child. Listen to the don'ts. Listen to she shouldn'ts, the impossibles, the won'ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me... Anything can happen child. Anything can be. - Shel Silverstein

Listen to the mustn'ts, child. Listen to the don'ts. Listen to she shouldn'ts, the impossibles, the won'ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me... Anything can happen child. Anything can be. ⏤ Shel Silverstein


Children are likely to live up to what you believe of them. - Lady Bird Johnson

Children are likely to live up to what you believe of them. ⏤ Lady Bird Johnson


Children learn more from what you are than what you teach. - W.E.B. Du Bois

Children learn more from what you are than what you teach. ⏤ W.E.B. Du Bois


Don't limit a child to your own learning, for he was born in another time.  - Rabindranath Tagore

Don't limit a child to your own learning, for he was born in another time. ⏤ Rabindranath Tagore


 There is no such thing as a child who hates to read. There are only children who have not found the right book. -

There is no such thing as a child who hates to read. There are only children who have not found the right book.


If you want your children to turn out well, spend twice as much time with them, and half as much money. - Abigail Van Buren

If you want your children to turn out well, spend twice as much time with them, and half as much money. ⏤ Abigail Van Buren


Children are apt to live up to what you believe of them. - Lady Bird Johnson

Children are apt to live up to what you believe of them. ⏤ Lady Bird Johnson


One of the greatest thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother. - Howard W. Hunter

One of the greatest thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother. ⏤ Howard W. Hunter


Never let your kids walk away without a hug and a kiss. - Unknown

Never let your kids walk away without a hug and a kiss. ⏤ Unknown


There are two gifts we should give our children, one is roots and the other is wings -

There are two gifts we should give our children, one is roots and the other is wings


Children are happy because they don't have a file in their mind called "All the things that could go wrong". - Marianne Williamson

Children are happy because they don't have a file in their mind called "All the things that could go wrong". ⏤ Marianne Williamson


Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children. - Charles R. Swindoll

Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children. ⏤ Charles R. Swindoll


If you don't pass your values on to your kids, someone else will. - Frank Sonnenberg

If you don't pass your values on to your kids, someone else will. ⏤ Frank Sonnenberg


Children are made readers in the laps of their parents - Emilie Buchwald

Children are made readers in the laps of their parents ⏤ Emilie Buchwald


Parents need to fill a child's bucket of self-esteem so high that the rest of the world can't poke enough holes to drain it dry. -

Parents need to fill a child's bucket of self-esteem so high that the rest of the world can't poke enough holes to drain it dry.


There needs to be a lot more emphasis on what a child can do instead of what he cannot do. - Temple Grandin

There needs to be a lot more emphasis on what a child can do instead of what he cannot do. ⏤ Temple Grandin


The littlest feet make the biggest footprints in our hears. -

The littlest feet make the biggest footprints in our hears.


Children who read, become adults who think. -

Children who read, become adults who think.


Spilling a glass of wine is the adult equivalent of letting of go a balloon. -

Spilling a glass of wine is the adult equivalent of letting of go a balloon.


 Don’t handicap your children by making their lives easy. -

Don’t handicap your children by making their lives easy.


Spend time, not money, on your children. - Sayings

Spend time, not money, on your children. ⏤ Sayings


The soul is healed by being with children - Fyodor Dostoyevsky

The soul is healed by being with children ⏤ Fyodor Dostoyevsky


Christmas children, is not a date. It is a state of mind. - Mary Ellen Chase

Christmas children, is not a date. It is a state of mind. ⏤ Mary Ellen Chase


A child's mind is not a bucket to fill, but a fire to ignite. -

A child's mind is not a bucket to fill, but a fire to ignite.


Better a life full childish dreams than a dreamless life. - Source Unknown

Better a life full childish dreams than a dreamless life. ⏤ Source Unknown


A child is a person who can't understand why someone would give away a perfectly good kitten. - Doug Larson

A child is a person who can't understand why someone would give away a perfectly good kitten. ⏤ Doug Larson


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

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


To be in your children's memories tomorrow, you have to be in their lives today. - Unknown

To be in your children's memories tomorrow, you have to be in their lives today. ⏤ Unknown


If you've told a child a thousand times and he still does not understand, then it is not the child who is the slow learner. -

If you've told a child a thousand times and he still does not understand, then it is not the child who is the slow learner.


Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is important. - Bill Gates

Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is important. ⏤ Bill Gates


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Cherish your visions and your dreams, as they are the children of your soul; the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.

Napoleon Hill, writer

Children learn to smile from their parents.

Shinichi Suzuki, musician

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

Frederick Douglass, author

I haven't inherited the earth from my parents, I am borrowing it from my children.

Mark Udall, politician

Isn't it strange that its easier to be gentle with the feelings of people we care less about than those of our children, whom we love so much?

Stephanie Martson,

Children and drunks always speak the truth.

Proverbs,

Do not confine your children to your own learning, for they were born in another time.

Chinese Proverbs,

I've learned that regardless of your relationship with your parents, you'll miss them when they're gone from your life.

Maya Angelou, poet

A children's story that can only be enjoyed by children is not a good children's story in the slightest.

C.S. Lewis, novelist

Everybody knows how to raise children, except the people who have them.

P. J. O'Rourke, comedian

Deep inside us, we know what every family therapist knows: the problems between the parents become the problems within the children.

Roger Gould, psychologist

The most interesting information come from children, for they tell all they know and then stop.

Mark Twain, author

I prefer peace. But if trouble must come, let it come in my time, so that my children can live in peace.

Thomas Paine, writer

All of our children have so much potential. All of our children deserve a chance at life.

Joe Baca, politician

Regard your soldiers as your children, and they will follow you into the deepest valleys; look on them as your own beloved sons, and they will stand by you even unto death.

Sun Tzu, philosopher

We may not be able to prepare the future for our children, but we can at least prepare our children for the future.

Franklin D. Roosevelt, president

Basically the children who watch it just see the little characters they love, and so they're not discerning about whether it looks great or it's a great story or anything.

Don Bluth, animator

Live so that when your children think of fairness, caring, and integrity, they think of you.

H. Jackson Brown, Jr., author

I only have so much energy, so something had to go. This is why, at the end of the day, I've preserved my sanity for the children and also manage to do my best at work.

Kiri Te Kanawa, musician

Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.

James Baldwin, educator

Children are completely egoistic; they feel their needs intensely and strive ruthlessly to satisfy them.

Sigmund Freud, psychologist

Too often when give children answers to remember rather than problems to solve.

Roger Lewin,

Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it.

Bible proverbs,

A rich child often sits in a poor mothers lap.

Proverbs,

Recommend virtue to your children; it alone, not money, can make them happy. I speak from experience.

Ludwig van Beethoven, composer

Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.

Maya Angelou, poet

To be ignorant of what occurred before you were born is to remain always a child.

Marcus Tullius Cicero, statesman

If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.

Albert Einstein, physicist

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, poet

Only those who look with the eyes of children can lose themselves in the object of their wonder.

Eberhard Arnold, theologian

Your children will see what you're all about by what you live rather than what you say.

Wayne Dyer, psychologist

The more we shelter children from every disappointment, the more devastating future disappointments will be.

Fred G. Gosman,

Your children need your presence more than your presents.

Jesse Jackson, activist

Every child is an artist. The problem is to remain an artist once they grow up.

Pablo Picasso, painter

The future which we hold in trust for our own children will be shaped by our fairness to other people's children.

Marian Wright Edelman, activist

If we want our children to value education, then we must show our appreciation for knowledge.

Brad Sherman, politician

Children suck the mother when they are young and the father when they are old.

English Proverbs,

There is not so much comfort in having children as there is sorrow in parting with them.

Proverbs,

A child miseducated is a child lost.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy, president

The wildest colts make the best horses.

Plutarch, philosopher

Christmas, children, is not a date. It is a state of mind.

Mary Ellen Chase, educator

Curiouser and curiouser.

Lewis Carroll, author

The test of the morality of a society is what it does for its children.

Dietrich Bonhoeffer, theologian

The foundation of every state is the education of its youth.

Diogenes, philosopher

If you mess up your children, nothing else you do really matters.

Jackie Kennedy, first lady

There is nothing sadder in this world than to awake Christmas morning and not be a child.

Erma Bombeck, journalist

The only people who think children are carefree are the ones who've forgotten their own childhood.

Orson Scott Card, writer

There are few successful adults who were not first successful children.

Alexander Chase, journalist

There never was a child so lovely, but his mother was glad to get him asleep.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

How little is the promise of the child fulfilled in the man.

Ovid, poet

The distinctive character of a child is to always live in the tangible present.

John Ruskin, writer

Adults are obsolete children.

Dr. Seuss (Theodor Seuss Geisel),

The best way to make children good is to make them happy.

Oscar Wilde, dramatist

Children have to be educated, but they have also to be left to educate themselves.

Ernest Dimnet, clergyman

Women are responsible for their children, they cannot sit back, waste time and see them starve.

Wangari Maathai, activist

Children are apt to live up to what you believe of them.

Lady Bird Johnson, first lady

I am certain that the Lord, who notes the fall of a sparrow, looks with compassion upon those who have been called upon to part, even temporarily, from their precious children.

Thomas S. Monson, clergyman

When I was a kid my parents moved a lot, but I always found them.

Rodney Dangerfield, comedian

The child is the father of the man.

William Wordsworth, poet

Sometimes we're so concerned about giving our children what we never had growing up, we neglect to give them what we did have growing up.

James C. Dobson, psychologist

It goes without saying that you should never have more children than you have car windows.

Erma Bombeck, journalist

All my life through, the new sights of Nature made me rejoice like a child.

Marie Curie, scientist

So long as little children are allowed to suffer, there is no true love in this world.

Isadora Duncan, dancer

When children are doing nothing, they are doing mischief.

Henry Fielding, novelist

One of the most obvious facts about grownups to a child is that they have forgotten what it is like to be a child.

Randall Jarrell, poet

Children need models rather than critics.

Joseph Joubert, writer

She discovered with great delight that one does not love one's children just because they are one's children but because of the friendship formed while raising them.

Gabriel Garcia Marquez, novelist

What is done to children, they will do to society.

Karl Menninger,

The only wealth in this world is children, more than all the money, power on earth.

Mario Puzo, novelist

A life-long blessing for children is to fill them with warm memories of times together. Happy memories become treasures in the heart to pull out on the tough days of adulthood.

Charlotte Davis Kasl,

A mother becomes a true grandmother the day she stops noticing the terrible things her children do because she is so enchanted with the wonderful things her grandchildren do.

Lois Wyse,

I think that discipline is so much of an important part of being a parent. Because it's very, very important to teach your children to take responsibility for their actions.

Cheryl Ladd, actress

Healthy children will not fear life if their elders have integrity enough not to fear death.

Erik H. Erikson, psychologist

My music is best understood by children and animals.

Igor Stravinsky, composer

I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.

Martin Luther King, Jr., leader

Or heritage and ideals, our code and standards - the things we live by and teach our children - are preserved or diminished by how freely we exchange ideas and feelings.

Walt Disney, cartoonist

We believed in our idea - a family park where parents and children could have fun- together.

Walt Disney, cartoonist

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.

Anatole Broyard, critic

Better a snotty child than his nose wiped off.

English Proverbs,

A child is a beam of sunlight from the Infinite and Eternal, with possibilities of virtue and vice- but as yet unstained.

Lyman Abbott, author

Girls are so queer you never know what they mean. They say No when they mean Yes, and drive a man out of his wits for the fun of it.

Louisa May Alcott, novelist

This is the reason why mothers are more devoted to their children than fathers: it is that they suffer more in giving them birth and are more certain that they are their own.

Aristotle, philosopher

Of all nature's gifts to the human race, what is sweeter to a man than his children?

Marcus Tullius Cicero, statesman

I never see any difference in boys. I only know two sorts of boys. Mealy boys and beef-faced boys.

Charles Dickens, novelist

The finest inheritance you can give to a child is to allow it to make its own way, completely on its own feet.

Isadora Duncan, dancer

Children always turn to the light.

David Hare, playwright

Kids are wonderful, but I like mine barbecued.

Bob Hope, comedian

Families with babies and families without babies are sorry for each other.

Edward W. Howe,

Childhood is the sleep of reason.

Jean Jacques Rousseau, philosopher

Kids use to ask where they came from, now they tell you where to go

Source Unknown,

The best way for a man to train up a child in the way he should go is to travel that way himself.

Source Unknown,

The value of marriage is not that adults produce children but that children produce adults.

Peter De Vries, novelist

Remember that children, marriages, and flower gardens reflect the kind of care they get.

H. Jackson Brown, Jr., author

We spend the first twelve months of our children's lives teaching them to walk and talk and the next twelve telling them to sit down and shut up.

Phyllis Diller, comedian

The one thing I want to leave my children is an honorable name.

Theodore Roosevelt, president

Where does discipline end? Where does cruelty begin? Somewhere between these, thousands of children inhabit a voiceless hell.

Francois Mauriac, novelist

Let us sacrifice our today so that our children can have a better tomorrow.

Abdul Kalam, statesman

Three of my children are medical doctors, they know at least a hundred times as much about your body as my grandfather knew, but they don't know much more about soul than he did.

John Templeton, businessman

She was trusted and valued by her father, loved and courted by all dogs, cats, children, and poor people, and slighted and neglected by everybody else.

Anne Bronte, novelist

Good words will not give me back my children.

Chief Joseph, leader

Most of the people who will walk behind me will be children so make the beat keep time with short steps.

Hans Christian Andersen, author

Even a minor event in the life of a child is an event of that child's world and thus a world event.

Gaston Bachelard, philosopher

There is a sanctity involved with bringing a child into this world: it is better than bombing one out of it.

James Baldwin, educator

You see much more of your children once they leave home.

Lucille Ball, comedian

There is no sinner like a young saint.

Aphra Behn, dramatist

Wen I was a child, I spoke as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man I put away my childish things. I Corinthians

Bible,

Never lend your car to anyone to whom you have given birth.

Erma Bombeck, journalist

It is not a bad thing that children should occasionally, and politely, put parents in their place.

Sidonie Gabrielle Colette, novelist

Let the child's first lesson be obedience, and the second will be what thou wilt.

Benjamin Franklin, politician

Children are our most valuable natural resource.

Herbert Hoover, president

Children need love, especially when they don't deserve it.

Harold Hulbert,

Each child is an adventure into a better life --an opportunity to change the old pattern and make it new.

Hubert Humphrey, politician

Children are unpredictable. You never know what inconsistency they're going to catch you in next.

Franklin P. Jones, journalist

We inevitably doom our children to failure and frustration when we try to set their goals for them.

Dr. Jess Lair,

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, scientist

You know children are growing up when they start asking questions that have answers.

John Plomp,

The training of children is a profession, where we must know how to waste time in order to save it

Jean Jacques Rousseau, philosopher

Once you bring life into the world, you must protect it. We must protect it by changing the world.

Elie Wiesel, novelist

When you put faith, hope and love together, you can raise positive kids in a negative world.

Zig Ziglar, author

It's a failure of national vision when you regard children as weapons, and talents as materials you can mine, assay, and fabricate for profit and defense.

John Hersey, writer

Poets are people who can still see the world through the eyes of children.

Alphonse Daudet, novelist

I look at my books the way parents look at their children. The fact that one becomes more successful than the others doesn't make me love the less successful one any less.

Alex Haley, novelist

Pleasures are always children, pains always have wrinkles.

Joseph Joubert, writer

I love my children beyond all reason. They're my joy, even when they're wild with kid energy.

Christopher Meloni, actor

Hollywood views regular people as children, and they think they're the smart ones who need to tell the idiots out there how to be.

Trey Parker, artist

There is nothing less to our credit than our neglect of the foreigner and his children, unless it be the arrogance most of us betray when we set out to "Americanize" him.

Charles Horton Cooley, sociologist

Children are made readers on the laps of their parents.

Emilie Buchwald,

I think innocence is something that adults project upon children that's not really there.

Donna Tartt, novelist

But the child's sob curses deeper in the silence than the strong man in his wrath!

Elizabeth Barrett Browning, poet

What is a neglected child? He is a child not planned for, not wanted. Neglect begins, therefore, before he is born.

Pearl Buck,

Young people should be helped, sheltered, ignored, and clubbed of necessary.

Al Capp, cartoonist

There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One of these is roots; the other, wings.

William Hodding Carter, Jr.,

There is no finer investment for any community than putting milk into babies.

Sir Winston Churchill, politician

Parents are often so busy with the physical rearing of children that they miss the glory of parenthood, just as the grandeur of the trees is lost when raking leaves.

Marcelene Cox,

Hugs can do great amounts of good -- especially for children.

Princess of Wales Diana, princess

Always be nice to your children because they are the ones who will choose your rest home.

Phyllis Diller, comedian

We must teach our children to dream with their eyes open.

Harry Edwards,

We cannot fashion our children after our desires, we must have them and love them as God has given them to us.

Johann von Goethe, writer

Alas, regardless of their doom,the little victims play!No sense have they of ills to come,Nor care beyond to-day.

Thomas Gray, poet

What we ought to see in the agonies of puberty is the result of the conditioning that maims the female personality in creating the feminine.

Germaine Greer, activist

A fairly bright boy is far more intelligent and far better company than the average adult.

J.B.S. Haldane,

Those who have lost an infant are never, in a way, without an infant.

Leigh Hunt, poet

Childhood sometimes does pay a second visit to man; youth never.

Anna Jameson, writer

All women should know how to take care of children. Most of them will have a husband some day.

Franklin P. Jones, journalist

A torn jacket is soon mended; but hard wordsbruise the heart of a child.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, poet

Instead of needing lots of children, we need high-quality children.

Margaret Mead, scientist

The best way to keep children at home is to make the home a pleasant atmosphere and let the air out of the tires.

Dorothy Parker, poet

If you have a great passion it seems that the logical thing is to see the fruit of it, and the fruit are children.

Roman Polanski, director

Children are poor men's riches.

John Ray, environmentalist

Grown-ups never understand anything for themselves, and it is tiresome for children to be always and forever explaining things to them.

Antoine De SaintExupery, novelist

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