Quotes by child

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  • Eleanor Roosevelt
    Eleanor Roosevelt
    American "First Lady" and columnist 1884-1962
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    I think, at a child's birth, if a mother could ask a fairy godmother to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift would be curiosity.
  • A. J. P. Taylor
    A. J. P. Taylor
    British historian 1906-1990
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    I was a narrative historian, believing more and more as I matured that the first function of the historian was to answer the child's question, What happened next?
    Source: A Personal History (1983) p. 301
  • Alan Bennett
    Alan Bennett
    British playwright, screenwriter, actor and author 1934-
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    I was an only child. I lost both my parents. By the time I was twenty I was bald. I'm homosexual. In the way of circumstances and background to transcend I had everything an artist could possibly want. It was practically a blueprint. I was programmed to be a novelist or a playwright. But I'm not.
  • Burton Richter
    Burton Richter
    American physicist 1931-2018
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    I was born on 22 March 1931 in New York, the elder child of Abraham and Fanny Richter.
  • Anne Tyler
    Anne Tyler
    American novelist and short story writer 1941-
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    I was standing in the schoolyard waiting for a child when another mother came up to me. Have you found work yet? she asked. Or are you still just writing?
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    I would there were no age between ten and three-and-twenty, or that youth would sleep out the rest; for there is nothing in the between but getting wenches with child, wronging the anciently, stealing, fighting.
  • Ben Marcus
    Ben Marcus
    American author and professor
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    I'm attracted to how fraught the parent-child relationship is, swerving so easily between love and hostility, with almost no plausible way to end, unless someone dies.
  • Gloria Steinem
    Gloria Steinem
    American feminist writer 1934-
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    I'm completely happy not having children. I mean, everybody does not have to live in the same way. And as somebody said, Everybody with a womb doesn't have to have a child any more than everybody with vocal cords has to be an opera singer.
  • Bayard Ruskin
    Bayard Ruskin
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    I've seen the Rhine with younger wave, O'er every obstacle to rave. I see the Rhine in his native wild Is still a mighty mountain child.
  • Rachel Carson
    Rachel Carson
    American marine biologist, author, and conservationist 1907-1964
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    If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder without any such gift from the fairies, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, excitement, and mystery of the world we live in.
  • Anne Sullivan Macy
    Anne Sullivan Macy
    American teacher 1866-1936
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    If the child is left to himself, he will think more and better, if less showily. Let him go and come freely, let him touch real things and combine his impressions for himself.
  • Carl Karcher
    Carl Karcher
    American businessman 1917-2008
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    If the money we donate helps one child or can ease the pain of one parent, those funds are well spent.
  • Thomas Paine
    Thomas Paine
    English-born American political activist, philosopher, political theor 1737-1809
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    If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace.
  • Barbara Hale
    Barbara Hale
    American actress 1922-2017
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    If we could have seen through the televisions, we would probably have seen many a child grow up.
  • Buddy Wakefield
    Buddy Wakefield
    American poet and actor 1974-
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    If we were created in God's image, then when God was a child he smushed fire ants with his fingertips and avoided tough questions.
    Source: Poetry Hurling Crowbirds at Mockingbars
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