Quotes: child

Quotes 196 till 210 of 409.

  • Carol Shields
    Carol Shields
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    It was something every child knew how to do, maintain a direct and full connection with the world. Somehow you forgot about it as you grew up, and had to learn it again.
    Source: The Marriage Plot (2011) 314
  • Blair Underwood
    Blair Underwood
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    It's about strengthening the relationship and the bond of parent to child.
  • Benjamin Watson
    Benjamin Watson
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    It's been a constant struggle with my athletic career to identify myself as a child of God and understand that His love is unconditional for us; it's not conditional like fans, or coaches, or even myself.
  • Carol Bellamy
    Carol Bellamy
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    It's estimated that there may be two hundred and fifty million children in the world engaged in some form of exploitative child labour.
  • Billie Jean King
    Billie Jean King
    American tennis player 1943-
    Billie Jean King
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    It's really impossible for athletes to grow up. On the one hand, you're a child, still playing a game. But on the other hand, you're a superhuman hero that everyone dreams of being. No wonder we have such a hard time understanding who we are.
  • Jealousy is said to be the offspring of Love. Yet, unless the parent makes haste to strangle the child, the child will not rest till it has poisoned the parent.
  • Blythe Danner
    Blythe Danner
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    Just look at my face. Its an extraordinary experience. All of my friends who are grandparents have been saying, just wait, a bit cynically, but its just extraordinary. You feel like a child again yourself. Just walking on air.
  • Bill Cosby
    Bill Cosby
    American actor, comedian, producer 1937-
    Bill Cosby
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    Laughter brings out the child in all of us.
  • Alice Miller
    Alice Miller
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    Learning is a result of listening, which in turn leads to even better listening and attentiveness to the other person. In other words, to learn from the child, we must have empathy, and empathy grows as we learn.
  • Mary MacCracken
    Mary MacCracken
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    Level with your child by being honest. Nobody spots a phony quicker than a child.
  • Oliver Goldsmith
    Oliver Goldsmith
    Irish writer and poet 1728-1774
    Oliver Goldsmith
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    Life at the greatest and best is but a froward child, that must be humored and coaxed a little till it falls asleep, and then all the care is over.
  • Saul Alinsky
    Saul Alinsky
    American community organizer and writer 1909-1972
    Saul Alinsky
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    Life is a corrupting process from the time a child learns to play his mother off against his father in the politics of when to go to bed; he who fears corruption fears life.
  • Anne Morrow Lindbergh
    Anne Morrow Lindbergh
    American Author 1906-
    Anne Morrow Lindbergh
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    Life is a gift, given in trust - like a child.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    Life is not meant to be easy, my child; but take courage: it can be delightful.
  • Like every child growing up in America, I read 'The Adventures of Tom Sawyer' and 'Huckleberry Finn.' I liked them well enough, but I didn't love them.