Quotes by child

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  • 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.
  • Elizabeth Taylor
    Elizabeth Taylor
    British-American actress, businesswoman, and humanitarian 1932-2011
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    I have a woman's body and a child's emotions.
  • Agnetha Faltskog
    Agnetha Faltskog
    Swedish singer, songwriter and actress 1950-
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    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
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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
    American teacher 1866-1936
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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
    American director, producer and writer 1965-
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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.
  • Anne Sullivan Macy
    Anne Sullivan Macy
    American teacher 1866-1936
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    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.
  • Anne Ford
    Anne Ford
    English musician and singer 1737-1824
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    I put up a huge wall of denial. It was years before I was able to break through it... accepting that your child has a disability, especially one like LD that cannot be seen or easily diagnosed, is one of the hardest things to come to terms with.
  • Beatrix Potter
    Beatrix Potter
    English writer, illustrator and conservationist 1866-1943
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    I remember I used to half believe and wholly play with fairies when I was a child. What heaven can be more real than to retain the spirit-world of childhood, tempered and balanced by knowledge and common-sense...
    Source: Journal entry
  • Buckminster Fuller
    Buckminster Fuller
    American architect, systems theorist, author, designer, and inventor 1895-1983
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    I set about fifty-five years ago (1927) to see what a penniless, unknown human individual with a dependent wife and newborn child might be able to do effectively on behalf of all humanity...
    Source: Grunch of Giants (1983)
  • Abbott Eliot Kittredge
    Abbott Eliot Kittredge
    American minister 1834-1912
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    I suppose that every parent loves his child; but I know without any supposing, that in a large number of homes the love is hidden behind authority, or its expression is crowded out by daily duties and cares.
  • Sri Sarada Devi
    Sri Sarada Devi
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    I tell you one thing - if you want peace of mind, do not find fault with others. Rather learn to see your own faults. Learn to make the whole world your own. No one is a stranger, my child; this whole world is your own.
  • James Joyce
    James Joyce
    Irish writer 1882-1941
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    I think a child should be allowed to take his father's or mother's name at will on coming of age. Paternity is a legal fiction.
  • Brooke Burke
    Brooke Burke
    American actress, dancer, model 1971-
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    I think it's such a blessing to be able to have a child, and good and bad, whatever you go through, it's so worth it, and it's such an unbelievable time - you have someone growing inside of you!
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