Quotes by child
Quotes 151 till 165 of 442.
American novelist, essayist, editor 1931-
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.
British-American actress, businesswoman, and humanitarian 1932-2011
I have a woman's body and a child's emotions.
Swedish singer, songwriter and actress 1950-
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
Irish poet 1865-1918
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.
American teacher 1866-1936
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.
American director, producer and writer 1965-
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.
American journalist 1951-
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
American teacher 1866-1936
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.
English musician and singer 1737-1824
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.
English writer, illustrator and conservationist 1866-1943
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
American architect, systems theorist, author, designer, and inventor 1895-1983
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
American minister 1834-1912
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.
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.
Irish writer 1882-1941
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.
American actress, dancer, model 1971-
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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