Quotes by child

Quotes 181 till 195 of 442.

  • Bette Davis
    Bette Davis
    American Actress, Producer 1908-1989
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    If you have never been hated by your child, you have never been a parent.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    If you strike a child, take care that you strike it in anger, even at the risk of maiming it for life. A blow in cold blood neither can nor should be forgiven.
  • Bette Davis
    Bette Davis
    American Actress, Producer 1908-1989
    Bette Davis
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    If you've never been hated by your child, you've never been a parent.
    Source: The lonely life: an autobiography
  • David Foster Wallace
    David Foster Wallace
    American author 1962-2008
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    If you've never wept and want to, have a child.
  • Barbara Demick
    Barbara Demick
    American journalist
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    In 2012, a five-year-old girl in Shandong province described to me how ten officials had chased her six-months-pregnant mother through the fields to prevent the birth of the family's second child, a boy. She died during the procedure.
  • Antonin Scalia
    Antonin Scalia
    American jurist 1936-2016
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    In a big family the first child is kind of like the first pancake. If it's not perfect, that's okay, there are a lot more coming along.
  • Campbell Brown
    Campbell Brown
    American journalist 1968-
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    In a situation where it's the child or the adult, I'm going with the child.
  • Caitlin Flanagan
    Caitlin Flanagan
    American writer
    Caitlin Flanagan
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    In many respects a teenage girl's home is more important to her than at any time since she was a small child. She also needs emotional support and protection from the most corrosive cultural forces that seek to exploit her when she is least able to resist.
  • Enid Bagnold
    Enid Bagnold
    British writer, playwright 1889-1981
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    In marriage there are no manners to keep up, and beneath the wildest accusations no real criticism. Each is familiar with that ancient child in the other who may erupt again. We are not ridiculous to ourselves. We are ageless. That is the luxury of the wedding ring.
  • Don Marquis
    Don Marquis
    American writer 1878-1937
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    In order to influence a child, one must be careful not to be that child's parent or grandparent.
  • Albert Camus
    Albert Camus
    French writer and essayist 1913-1960
    Albert Camus
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    In our wildest aberrations we dream of an equilibrium we have left behind and which we naively expect to find at the end of our errors. Childish presumption which justifies the fact that child-nations, inheriting our follies, are now directing our history.
  • Bill Cosby
    Bill Cosby
    American actor, comedian, producer 1937-
    Bill Cosby
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    In spite of the seven thousand books of expert advice, the right way to discipline a child is still a mystery to most fathers and... mothers. Only your grandmother and Ghengis Khan know how to do it.
  • Bill Cosby
    Bill Cosby
    American actor, comedian, producer 1937-
    Bill Cosby
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    In spite of the six thousand manuals on child raising in the bookstores, child raising is still a dark continent and no one really knows anything. You just need a lot of love and luck - and, of course, courage.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
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    Is the parent better than the child into whom he has cast his ripened being? Whence, then, this worship of the past?
  • Campbell Brown
    Campbell Brown
    American journalist 1968-
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    It comes down to what your priorities are, and if public education is about kids, then every decision we make should be focused on the question of 'Is this good for a child?' And that should be the driving focus and the priority when we decide what our policies should be and what our laws should be.
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