Quotes: child

Quotes 136 till 150 of 409.

  • Judy Garland
    Judy Garland
    American singer and actress 1922-1969
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    How strange when an illusion dies. It's as though you've lost a child.
  • Anne Sullivan
    Anne Sullivan
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    I am beginning to suspect all elaborate and special systems of education. They seem to me to be built up on the supposition that every child is a kind of idiot who must be taught to think.
  • Stephen Hawking
    Stephen Hawking
    English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, author and Director 1942-2018
    Stephen Hawking
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    I am just a child who has never grown up. I still keep asking these 'how' and 'why' questions. Occasionally, I find an answer.
  • George Konrad
    George Konrad
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    I believe that it is my job not only to write books but to have them published. A book is like a child. You have to defend the life of a child.
  • I believe that the fewer the laws in a home the better; but there is one law which should be as plainly understood as the shining of the sun is visible at noonday, and that is, implicit and instantaneous obedience from the child to the parent, not only for the peace of the home, but for the highest good of the child.
  • I can only really speak for myself and what I've noticed in my kids and the people in my life, but because dinosaurs were real, and yet they seem so fantastical, is why they held such a huge fascination for me as a child. They're so different from human beings.
  • Anne McCaffrey
    Anne McCaffrey
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    I did not have a chance to write novels until my youngest child started school fulltime.
  • Anne Ford
    Anne Ford
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    I don't know if we ever fully get over the pain of watching a child trying to find their way through a world that too often doesn't understand.
  • Toni Morrison
    Toni Morrison
    American novelist, essayist, editor 1931-
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    I don't think one parent can raise a child. I don't think two parents can raise a child. You really need the whole village.
  • I have always had strong maternal instincts. Even when I was still a child I cut out pictures of prams from newspapers and imagined the feeling of pushing my own pram through fresh winter snow and seeing the wheels' tracks behind me in the snow.
  • William B. Yeats
    William B. Yeats
    Irish poet 1865-1918
    William B. Yeats
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    I have known more men destroyed by the desire to have wife and child and to keep them in comfort than I have seen destroyed by drink and harlots.
  • Anne Sullivan
    Anne Sullivan
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    I have thought about it a great deal, and the more I think, the more certain I am that obedience is the gateway through which knowledge, yes, and love, too, enter the mind of the child.
  • Bryan Singer
    Bryan Singer
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    I identify with Superman. I am adopted, I am an only child, and I love the idea that he comes from another world, that he's the ultimate immigrant. He has all these extraordinary powers, and he has a righteousness about him.
  • Fran Lebowitz
    Fran Lebowitz
    American journalist 1951-
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    I must take issue with the term 'a mere child,' for it has been my invariable experience that the company of a mere child is infinitely preferable to that of a mere adult.
  • I need a teacher quite as much as Helen. I know the education of this child will be the distinguishing event of my life, if I have the brains and perseverance to accomplish it.