The kids from the streets don't want preaching or messages. They want what they can identify with. They want to hear about the reality of their situation, not fairy tales. They don't care if it's ugly; they just want reality.— Eazy-E
Glamorous Just Kids quotations
I think it's necessary to let kids get bored once in a while - that's how they learn to be creative.
My sister just had a baby, a little newborn.
The kid is adorable, so cute. She wouldn't let me hold him, she refuses. She says, 'No way, Anthony, I'm afraid you're gonna drop him.' I'm 32 years old. Like I'm some kind of idiot. Like I don't have a million other ways to hurt that baby.
Don’t just teach your children to read… Teach them to question what they read. Teach them to question everything.
A child needs your love most when they deserve it least.
Beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself.
We're just like you. Were not these older idols, you know, were just kids like you guys.
Every child should be taught to cook in school, not just talk about nutrition all day. Good food can be made in 15 minutes. This could be the first generation where the kids teach the parents.
Kids go where there is excitement. They stay where there is love.
Have you ever thought about registering as a sex offender just so your friends won't bring their kids over to your house?
Jesus was a white man, too. Its like we have, hes a historical figure thats a verifiable fact, as is Santa, I just want kids to know that. How do you revise it in the middle of the legacy in the story and change Santa from white to black?
Every kid around the world who plays soccer wants to be Pele.
I have a great responsibility to show them not just how to be like a soccer player, but how to be like a man.
Grown-ups are just kids with wrinkles.
I teach at USC. I have a big class of 360 kids, only about a fifth of whom are film majors. I don't just show the Hollywood blockbusters. I show independent films, foreign films, documentaries.
I'm a firm believer that before you can go anywhere, you have to conquer the level that you are at, just like young kids do it today with video games, they have to finish one level to go to the next one. Conquer one level at the time, and only then you'll get where you want to go to.
Each time I visit such a classroom, where the teacher is more interested in creating a democratic community than in maintaining her position of authority, I’m convinced all over again that moving away from consequences and rewards isn’t just realistic - it’s the best way to help kids grow into good learners and good people.
The kids who need the most love will ask for it in the most unloving ways.
Just the other day, it seems, the kids were running through the house, slamming doors, breaking glass, making noise. Time goes by so quickly. Sometimes everything seems so fleeting.
I'm not a big guy and hopefully kids could look at me and see that I'm not muscular and not physically imposing, that I'm just a regular guy. So if somebody with a regular body can get into the record books, kids can look at that. That would make me happy.
Kids look up to me. I'm not saying I make my music for kids, I do what I feel, its just a self reflection of how I am as a person and it relates to a lot of people.
My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give to another person, he believed in me.
I just feel such a connection to the little kids in Naples.
I remember being on the street wanting a small piece of candy.
It's nice to just be a kid and hang out with your friends at lunch.
I've discovered as I've grown up that life is far more complicated than you think it is when you're a kid. It isn't just a straightforward fairytale.
Who say we have to grow up?
We're all just kids who grew up way too fast.
If it weren't for Jesus, I would not be where I am today and my life would be without purpose. I've heard kids say they want to be just like me when they grow up. They should know I want to be just like Jesus.
It's funny, isn't it? When you are young you just want to be old, and then later you wish you could go back to being a kid.
To be in your children's memories tomorrow, you have to be in their lives today.
The dropout crisis is just the tip of an iceberg.
What it doesn't count are all the kids who are in school but being disengaged from it, who don't enjoy it, who don't get any real benefit from it.
I hated school. Even to this day, when I see a school bus it's just depressing to me. The poor little kids.
I lived in Beverly Hills for years. I always had a line, “I hate the rich.” From what I witnessed after living there for 15 years, these people just don’t raise their kids. I used to see the lineup of cars in front of the schools and it was all the nannies.
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.
The word 'geek' today does not mean what it used to mean.
A geek isn't the skinny kid with a pocket protector and acne. There can be computer geeks, video game geeks, car geeks, military geeks, and sports geeks. Being a geek just means that you're passionate about something.
No matter what, I always make it home for Christmas.
I love to go to my Tennessee Mountain Home and invite all of my nieces and nephews and their spouses and kids and do what we all like to do - eat, laugh, trade presents and just enjoy each other... and sometimes I even dress up like Santa Claus!
It's never been about football, but about becoming the best and fullest person I could be. And to think that I went from the kid with a GPA in the basement to going to college on a football scholarship-I was thankful and humbled by how far I'd come in just a few years. I knew that miracles really do happen.
If you don't pass your values on to your kids, someone else will.
When I was a kid growing up in the '60s, music was an outlet for enlightenment, frustration, rebellion. It was more about individualism. Today it's just like a big business.
I was a pretty disruptive student in class in school.
I had a hard time paying attention. I had what they call A.D.D. now, back then I was just a hyper kid.
Children should enjoy the few years they have just being a kid.
Never let your kids walk away without a hug and a kiss.
I came home one day from school after being chased by kids singing “Yellow Submarine”, and I didn't understand why. It just seemed surreal: why are they singing that song to me? I came home and I freaked out on my dad: 'Why didn't you tell me you were in The Beatles?' And he said, 'Oh, sorry. Probably should have told you that.'
There's only a couple times when fame is ever helpful.
Sometimes you can get into a restaurant where the kitchen is just closing. Sometimes you can avoid a traffic violation. But the only time it really matters is in the emergency room with your kids. That's when you want to be noticed, because it's very easy to get forgotten in an ER.
I was always talking in weird voices from the time I was two.
I guess I just found a way to keep doing it! I did get a degree in theater and took some voice-over classes... but most of it is just the same stuff I was doing as a kid!
We live in a world, it's very hard for Americans to understand that every 20 seconds a kid dies, a kid under the age of five, right, dies somewhere on the Earth because of lack of access to clean water and sanitation. Every 20 seconds that happens on our planet. It's just very hard for us to relate to.
My mother doesn't cook; my grandmother didn't cook. Her kids were raised by servants. They would joke about Sunday night dinner. It was the only night she would cook, and apparently it was just horrendous, like scrambled eggs and Campbell's soup.