In the end, it's not what you do for your children but what you've taught them to do for themselves.— Ann Landers
Sentimental Raising Children quotations
Don't just teach your children to read. Teach them to question what they read. Teach them to question everything.
With all my devotion to the Union, and the feeling of loyalty and duty of an American citizen, I have not been able to make up my mind to raise my hand against my relative, my children, my home. I have, therefore, resigned my commission in the Army.
We are not taught to be thinkers, but reflectors of our culture.
Let's teach our children to be thinkers.
While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about.
We cannot protect our children from life. Therefore, it is essential that we prepare them for it.
Do not raise your children the way your parents raised you; they were born for a different time.
If you bungle raising your children, I don't think whatever else you do matters very much.
A child can teach an adult three things: To be happy for no reason, to always be curious, to fight tirelessly for something.
If you bungle raising your children, I don't think whatever else you do well matters very much.
It takes a village to raise a child.
I always tell kids, you have two eyes and one mouth.
Keep two open and one closed. You never learn anything if you're the one talking.
The purpose of fear is to raise your awareness, not to stop your progress.
Everybody knows how to raise children, except the people who have them.
The true character of a society is revealed in how it treats its children.
Your children will become what you are; so be what you want them to be
Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.
Raising children is an incredibly hard and risky business in which no cumulative wisdom is gained: each generation repeats the mistakes the previous one made.
Women are leaders everywhere you look - from the CEO who runs a Fortune 500 company to the housewife who raises her children and heads her household. Our country was built by strong women and we will continue to break down walls and defy stereotypes.
Don't let yourself become so concerned with raising a good kid that you forget you already have one.
Once you're grown up you can't come back.
It may sound funny, but I love the South.
I don't choose to live anywhere else. There's land here, where a man can raise cattle, and I'm going to do it some day. There are lakes where a man can sink a hook and fight the bass. There is room here for my children to play and grow, and become good citizens-if the white man will let them.
A child needs encouragement like a plant needs water.
Families don't have to match. You don't have to look like someone else to love them.
Dont handicap your children by making their lives easy.
Marriage orients men and women toward the future, asking them not just to commit to each other but to plan, to earn, to save, and to devote themselves to advancing their children's prospects.
One of the most important accomplishments of the Caucus is raising awareness with law enforcement and communities nationwide on the issues of child safety and Internet safety.
Young children are unlikely to have their self-esteem strengthened from excessive praise or flattery. On the contrary, it may raise some doubts in children; many children can see through flattery and may even dismiss an adult who heaps on praise as a poor source of support-one who is not very believable.
Children are not a distraction from more inportant work. They are the most important work.
The childless experts on child raising also bring tears of laughter to my eyes when they say, I love children because they're so honest. There is not an agent in the CIA or the KGB who knows how to conceal the theft of food, how to fake being asleep, or how to forge a parent's signature like a child.
It is not a church’s job to spiritually develop your children.
Scripturally, it is the job of the parents. The church body is supposed to support parents in raising children, not replace them.
Raising a child is like taking care of someone who's on way too many shrooms, while you yourself are on a moderate amount of shrooms. I am not confident in my decisions, but I know you should not be eating a mousepad.
Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.
Whoever raises a righteous child, it is as if he did not die.
The worth of a child born and bred in Nigeria cannot be compared to that in the United States.
My best advice to anyone who wants to raise a happy, mentally healthy child is: Keep him or her as far away from a church as you can.
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.
It's important to talk about it. You raise awareness. But you can also prevent it (child abuse) by not letting it be a secret.
By the year 2000 we will, I hope, raise our children to believe in human potential, not God.
Mothers - especially single mothers - are heroic in their efforts to raise our nation's children, but men must also take responsibility for their children and recognize the impact they have on their families' well-being.
Don't let negative and toxic people rent space in your head. Raise the rent and kick them out!
Live your life. Do the dishes. Do the laundry. Take your kids to kindergarten. Raise your children and your grandchildren. Take care of the community in which you live. Make all of that your path, and follow your path with heart.
Raising children, be aware that the piles and piles of laundry will disappear all too soon and that you will, to your surprise, miss them profoundly.
Ants are so much like human beings as to be an embarrassment.
They farm fungi, raise aphids as livestock, launch armies into wars, use chemical sprays to alarm and confuse enemies, capture slaves... They do everything but watch television.
I strongly believe the black culture spends too much time, energy and effort raising, praising, and teasing our black children about the dubious glories of professional sports.
If today I had a young mind to direct, to start on the journey of life, and I was faced with the duty of choosing between the natural way of my forefathers and that of the... present way of civilization, I would, for its welfare, unhesitatingly set that child's feet in the path of my forefathers. I would raise him to be an Indian!