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
Lust Our Children quotations
Don't just teach your children to read. Teach them to question what they read. Teach them to question everything.
Our aim is not merely to make the child understand, and still less to force him to memorize, but so to touch his imagination as to enthuse him to his innermost core.
Treat the earth well: it was not given to you by your parents, it was loaned to you by your children. We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors, we borrow it from our Children.
A child can teach an adult three things: To be happy for no reason, to always be curious, to fight tirelessly for something.
Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction.
We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same.
If our children have the background of a godly, happy home and this unshakable faith that the Bible is indeed the Word of God, they will have a foundation that the forces of hell cannot shake.
In the end, it's not what you do for your children but what you've taught them to do for themselves.
While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about.
I guarantee that the seed you plant in love, not matter how small, will grow into a mighty tree of refuge. We all want a future for ourselves and we must now care enough to create, nurture and secure a future for our children.”
If you wish to leave much wealth to your children, leave them in God's care.
Do not leave them riches, but virtue and skill. For if they learn to expect riches, they will not mind anything besides, and their abundant riches shall give them the means of screening the wickedness of their ways.
We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children
Once you're grown up you can't come back.
We are ready to sacrifice our souls, our children and our families so as not to give up Iraq. We say this so no one will think that America is capable of breaking the will of the Iraqis with its weapons.
The greatest contraceptive one can have in the developing world is the knowledge that your children will live
We may not be able to prepare the future for our children, but we can at least prepare our children for the future.
Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.
You cannot conquer Ireland; you cannot extinguish the Irish passion for freedom. If our deed has not been sufficient to win freedom, then our children will win it by a better deed.
The land is where our roots are. The children must be taught to feel and live in harmony with the Earth.
The white man is our mortal enemy, and we cannot accept him.
I will fight to see that vicious beast go down into the lake of fire prepared for him from the beginning, that he never rise again to give any innocent black man, woman or child the hell that he has delighted in pouring on us for 400 years.
Dont handicap your children by making their lives easy.
If you want your children to listen, try talking softly - to someone else.
Our death is not an end if we can live on in our children and the younger generation. For they are us; our bodies are only wilted leaves on the tree of life.
In a representative republic, the education of our children must be of the utmost importance!
Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.
Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children.
Some problems we share as women, some we do not.
You [white women] fear your children will grow up to join the patriarchy and testify against you; we fear our children will be dragged from a car and shot down in the street, and you will turn your backs on the reasons they are dying.
I am poor and naked, but I am the chief of the nation.
We do not want riches but we do want to train our children right. Riches would do us no good. We could not take them with us to the other world. We do not want riches. We want peace and love.
To laugh often and much, to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children... to leave the world a better place... to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded.
Someday, in the distant future, our grand-children' s grand-children will develop a new equivalent of our classrooms. They will spend many hours in front of boxes with fires glowing within. May they have the wisdom to know the difference between light and knowledge.
Our chiefs are killed. . . . The little children are freezing to death. . . . My people have no blankets, no food. . . . My heart is sick and sad. . . . I will fight no more forever.
Racism is still with us. But it is up to us to prepare our children for what they have to meet, and, hopefully, we shall overcome.
Live so that when your children think of fairness and integrity, they think of you.
Roughly 7 to 8 percent of men in Germany are homosexual.
If that is how things remain, our nation will fall to pieces because of that plague. Those who practice homosexuality deprive Germany of the children they owe her.
There can be nothing in the world more beautiful than the Yosemite, the groves of the giant sequoias and redwoods, the Canyon of the Colorado, the Canyon of the Yellowstone, the Three Tetons; and our people should see to it that they are preserved for their children and their children's children forever, with their majestic beauty all unmarred.
We are not taught to be thinkers, but reflectors of our culture.
Let's teach our children to be thinkers.
Children are not a distraction from more inportant work. They are the most important work.
We cannot protect our children from life. Therefore, it is essential that we prepare them for it.
We not only respect babies, we demonstrate our respect every time we interact with them. Respecting a child means treating even the youngest infant as a unique human being, not as an object
Do not raise your children the way your parents raised you; they were born for a different time.
If you want your children to turn out well, spend twice as much time with them, and half as much money.
My contention is, first, that we should want more from our educational efforts than adequate academic achievement and, second, that we will not achieve even that meager success unless our children believe that they themselves are cared for and learn to care for others.
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.
Is it not the interest of the human race, that every one should be so taught and placed, that he would find his highest enjoyment to arise from the continued practice of doing all in his power to promote the well-being, and happiness, of every man, woman, and child, without regard to their class, sect, party, country or colour
God never witholds from His child that which His love and wisdom call good.
God's refusals are always merciful -- "severe mercies" at times but mercies all the same. God never denies us our hearts desire except to give us something better.
All of us share this world for but a brief moment in time.
The question is whether we spend that time focused on what pushes us apart, or whether we commit ourselves to an effort -- a sustained effort -- to find common ground, to focus on the future we seek for our children, and to respect the dignity of all human beings.