Do not let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace.— Dalai Lama
Charming Your Children quotations
Don't just teach your children to read. Teach them to question what they read. Teach them to question everything.
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.
In the end, it's not what you do for your children but what you've taught them to do for themselves.
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 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.
To my young friends out there: Life can be great, but not when you can't see it.
So, open your eyes to life: to see it in the vivid colors that God gave us as a precious gift to His children, to enjoy life to the fullest, and to make it count. Say yes to your life.
The greatest contraceptive one can have in the developing world is the knowledge that your children will live
While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about.
God takes pleasure to see you take your little steps;
and like a good father who holds his child by the hand, He will accommodate His steps to yours and will be content to go no faster than you. Why do you worry?
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.
If you want your children to listen, try talking softly - to someone else.
Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.
Do not indoctrinate your children. Teach them how to think for themselves, how to evaluate evidence, and how to disagree with you.
Don't be discouraged if your children reject your advice.
Years later they will offer it to their own offspring.
Cherish your visions and your dreams, as they are the children of your soul; the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.
Once you're grown up you can't come back.
Don’t just teach your children to read… Teach them to question what they read. Teach them to question everything.
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.
Here is your country. Cherish these natural wonders, cherish the natural resources, cherish the history and romance as a sacred heritage, for your children and your children's children. Do not let selfish men or greedy interests skin your country of its beauty, its riches or its romance.
Dont handicap your children by making their lives easy.
Faith is not something you have to get.
It's something that you, as a bornagain child of God, already have. Act on it by releasing it to God. That's when your healing starts!
Do not confine your children to your own learning, for they were born in another time.
What can you do to promote world peace? Go home and love your family.
Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.
Live so that when your children think of fairness, caring, and integrity, they think of you.
If you want your children to improve, let them overhear the nice things you say about them to others.
Do not raise your children the way your parents raised you; they were born for a different time.
Children are not a distraction from more inportant work. They are the most important work.
You can't learn to act unless you're criticized.
If you tie that criticism to your childhood insecurities you'll have a terrible time. Instead, you must take criticism objectively, pertaining it only to the work being done.
The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness;
to an opponent, tolerance; to a friend, your heart; to your child, a good example; to a father, deference; to your mother, conduct that will make her proud of you; to yourself, respect; to all others, charity.
If you bungle raising your children, I don't think whatever else you do matters very much.
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.
Your children will go to public school and they will be trained for somewhere around 15,000 hours in ungodly secular thought. And then they'll go to Sunday school and they'll color a picture of Noah's ark. And you think that's going to stand against the lies that they are being told?
If you bungle raising your children, I don't think whatever else you do well matters very much.
A virgin can conceive. A dead body can walk again. Your leprosy can be cured. The blind can see. Nonsense. It’s not moral to lie to children. It’s not moral to lie to ignorant, uneducated people and tell them that if they only would believe nonsense, they can be saved. It’s immoral.
Children learn more from what you are than what you teach.
Sometimes,' said Pooh, 'the smallest things take up the most room in your heart.
Listen carefully, my child, to your master's precepts, and incline the ear of your heart. Receive willingly and carry out effectively your loving father's advice, that by the labor of obedience you may return to Him from whom you had departed by the sloth of disobedience.
You will never have this day with your children again.
Tomorrow they will be a little bigger then they are today. This day is a gift. Breathe and notice. Smell and touch them; study their faces and little feet and pay attention. Relish the charms of the present. Enjoy today mama. It will be over before you know it.
Live so that when your children think of fairness and integrity, they think of you.
By the mercy of Allah Paradise has eight doors one of those is the door of repentance, child. All the others are sometimes open, sometimes shut, but the door of repentance is never closed. Come seize the opportunity: the door is open; carry your baggage there at once.
And these children that you spit on as they try to change their worlds are immune to your consultations. They're quite aware of what they're going through.
I still hear you humming, Mama. The colour of your song calls me home. The colour of your words saying, Let her be. She got a right to be different. She gonna stumble on herself one of these days. Just let the child be. And I be, Mama.
You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose. You're on your own, and you know what you know. And you are the guy who'll decide where to go.
Just imagine becoming the way you used to be as a very young child, before you understood the meaning of any word, before opinions took over your mind. The real you is loving, joyful, and free. The real you is just like a flower, just like the wind, just like the ocean, just like the sun.