Quotes: child

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  • Alfred Adler
    Alfred Adler
    Austrian psychiatrist 1870-1937
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    We cannot say that if a child is badly nourished he will become a criminal. We must see what conclusion the child has drawn.
  • 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' 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.
  • 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.
  • Bob Keeshan
    Bob Keeshan
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    A child needs to be listened to and talked to at 3 and 4 and 5 years of age. Parents should not wait for the sophisticated conversation of a teenager.
  • 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 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.
  • 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.
  • B. F. Skinner
    B. F. Skinner
    American psychologist, behaviorist and author 1904-1990
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    A child who has been severely punished for sex play is not necessarily less inclined to continue; and a man who has been imprisoned for violent assault is not necessarily less inclined toward violence.
  • 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.
  • Bennet Omalu
    Bennet Omalu
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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.
  • Arthur Miller
    Arthur Miller
    American Dramatist 1915-
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    A child's spirit is like a child, you can never catch it by running after it; you must stand still, and, for love, it will soon itself come back.
  • 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.