Quotes by child

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  • Carl Jung
    Carl Jung
    Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst 1875-1961
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    An understanding heart is everything in a teacher, and cannot be esteemed highly enough. One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feeling. The curriculum is so much necessary raw material, but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child.
  • Bayard Taylor
    Bayard Taylor
    American poet, travel author, and diplomat 1825-1878
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    But still I dream that somewhere there must be The spirit of a child that waits for me.
  • Jean-Jacques Rousseau
    Jean-Jacques Rousseau
    French writer and philosopher 1712-1778
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    Endurance and to be able to endure is the first lesson a child should learn because it's the one they will most need to know.
  • Sir James Matthew Barrie
    Sir James Matthew Barrie
    British playwright 1860-1937
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    Every time a child says, ''I don't believe in fairies,'' there is a fairy somewhere that falls down dead.
  • Lydia M. Child
    Lydia M. Child
    American Abolitionist, Writer, Editor 1802-1880
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    Flowers have spoken to me more than I can tell in written words. They are the hieroglyphics of angels, loved by all men for the beauty of the character, though few can decipher even fragments of their meaning.
  • Albert Ellis
    Albert Ellis
    American psychologist 1913-2007
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    I think the future of psychotherapy and psychology is in the school system. We need to teach every child how to rarely seriously disturb himself or herself and how to overcome disturbance when it occurs.
  • 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.
  • C. S. Lewis
    C. S. Lewis
    Irish novelist and poet 1898-1963
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    'Are the gods not just?'
    'Oh no, child. What would become of us if they were?'
    Source: Till We Have Faces: A Myth Retold (1956) Orual & The Fox
  • Benedict Cumberbatch
    Benedict Cumberbatch
    English actor 1976-
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    'Benedict' means 'blessed.' My parents liked the sound of the name and felt slightly blessed because they'd been trying for a child for a very long time.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Bret Easton Ellis
    Bret Easton Ellis
    American author, screenwriter, short-story writer, and director 1964-
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    A child should never even think about being a "good son." A parent decides that fate for the child. The parent encourages that. Not the child himself. And the perfect dad? I shudder at thinking what that may be.
  • Alice Duer Miller
    Alice Duer Miller
    American writer 1874-1942
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    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.
  • Bennet Omalu
    Bennet Omalu
    Nigerian-American physician and neuropathologist 1968-
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    A child who plays a game of football for one season without any documented concussion - several months after that season, if you subject his brain to sophisticated psychological testing and radiological testing, functional MRIs, there is evidence of brain damage.
  • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    Oliver Wendell Holmes
    American writer and poet 1809-1894
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    A child's education should begin at least one hundred years before he is born.
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