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  • Samuel Levenson
    Samuel Levenson
    American humorist, writer, teacher, television host, and journalist. 1911-1980
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    Somewhere on this globe, every ten seconds, there is a woman giving birth to a child. She must be found and stopped.
  • Alice Meynell
    Alice Meynell
    British poet, writer 1847-1922
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    A child is beset with long traditions. And his infancy is so old, so old, that the mere adding of years in the life to follow will not seem to throw it further back - it is already so far.
  • Barbara Ehrenreich
    Barbara Ehrenreich
    American author and political activist 1941-
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    A child is not a salmon mousse. A child is a temporarily disabled and stunted version of a larger person, whom you will someday know. Your job is to help them overcome the disabilities associated with their size and inexperience so that they get on with being that larger person.
  • John F. Kennedy
    John F. Kennedy
    American politician 1917-1963
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    A child miseducated is a child lost.
  • Groucho Marx
    Groucho Marx
    American comic actor 1895-1977
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    A child of five would understand this. Send someone to fetch a child of five.
  • A child too, can never grasp the fact that the same mother who cooks so well, is so concerned about his cough, and helps so kindly with his homework, in some circumstance has no more feeling than a wall of his hidden inner world.
  • Billy Graham
    Billy Graham
    American Evangelist 1918-
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    A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone.
  • Frank A. Clark
    Frank A. Clark
    American politician 1860-1936
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    A child, like your stomach, doesn't need all you can afford to give it.
  • G. C. Lichtenberg
    G. C. Lichtenberg
    German writer and physicist 1742-1799
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    A clever child brought up with a foolish one can itself become foolish. Man is so perfectible and corruptible he can become a fool through good sense.
  • Lord Chesterfield
    Lord Chesterfield
    English statesman, diplomat and writer (Philip Dormer Stanhope) 1694-1773
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    A man of sense only trifles with them, plays with them, humors and flatters them, as he does with a sprightly and forward child; but he neither consults them about, nor trusts them with, serious matters.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
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    A mother's yearning feels the presence of the cherished child even in the degraded man.
  • Sydney Smith
    Sydney Smith
    English writer and cleric 1771-1845
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    A nation grown free in a single day is a child born with the limbs and the vigor of a man, who would take a drawn sword for his rattle, and set the house in a blaze that he might chuckle over the splendor.
  • Abdul Kalam
    Abdul Kalam
    Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam better known as A 1931-2015
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    A person with belief never grovels before anyone, whining and whimpering that it's all too much, that he lacks support, that he is being treated unfairly. Instead, such a person tackes problems head on and then affirms, 'As a child of God, I am greater than anything that can happen to me.

    Source: Wings of Fire

  • Lydia M. Child
    Lydia M. Child
    American Abolitionist, Writer, Editor 1802-1880
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    A reformer is one who sets forth cheerfully toward sure defeat.
  • Abdoulaye Wade
    Abdoulaye Wade
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    A small child from a developing country has the advantage, from a very early age, of having access to toys which structure his mind, which constitute a sure advantage over the little African child who has never even held a modern toy.