Quotes: child

Quotes 61 till 75 of 409.

  • Elie Wiesel
    Elie Wiesel
    Rumanian-born American Writer 1928-
    Elie Wiesel
    - +
     0
    As long as one dissident is in prison, our freedom will not be true. As long as one child is hungry, our lives will be filled with anguish and shame.
    Source: Nobel acceptance speech (1986)
  • Ben Gibbard
    Ben Gibbard
    - +
     0
    As the flashbulbs burst she holds a smile
    Like someone would hold a crying child Soon everybody will ask what became of you
    Your heart was dying fast and you didn't know what to do.
    Source: Narrow Stairs
  • Fran Lebowitz
    Fran Lebowitz
    American journalist 1951-
    Fran Lebowitz
    - +
     0
    Ask your child what he wants for dinner only if he's buying.
  • Cesare Pavese
    Cesare Pavese
    Italian novelist and poet 1908-1950
    Cesare Pavese
    - +
     0
    At great periods you have always felt, deep within you, the temptation to commit suicide. You gave yourself to it, breached your own defenses. You were a child. The idea of suicide was a protest against life; by dying, you would escape this longing for death.
  • Bernie Sanders
    Bernie Sanders
    American politician serving as the junior United States Senator from V 1941-
    Bernie Sanders
    - +
     0
    At the current $5.15 an hour, the federal minimum wage has become a poverty wage. A full-time worker with one child lives below the official poverty line.
  • Barbara Bush
    Barbara Bush
    American First Lady 1925-
    Barbara Bush
    - +
     0
    At the end of your life, you will never regret not having passed one more test, not winning one more verdict or not closing one more deal. You will regret time not spent with a husband, a friend, a child, or a parent.
  • Bob Keeshan
    Bob Keeshan
    - +
     0
    Back in the old days, when I was a child, we sat around the family table at dinner time and exchanged our daily experiences. It wasn't very organized, but everyone was recognized and all the news that had to be told was told by each family member. We listened to each other and the interest was not put on; it was real.
  • Bob Beauprez
    Bob Beauprez
    - +
     0
    Barack Obama likes to point to General Motors as the poster child for the job creation success of his economic policies. However, whatever your sentiments about the government's bailout of General Motors, for every job Barack Obama 'saved-or-created' in the U.S. there were two jobs off shore.
  • Bette Davis
    Bette Davis
    American Actress, Producer 1908-1989
    Bette Davis
    - +
     0
    Basically, I believe the world is a jungle, and if it's not a bit of a jungle in the home, a child cannot possibly be fit to enter the outside world.
  • Because it's not only that a child is inseparable from the family in which he lives, but that the lives of families are determined by the community in which they live and the cultural tradition from which they come.
  • Austin O'Malley
    Austin O'Malley
    American writer, ophthalmologist and a professor of English literatur 1858-1932
    Austin O'Malley
    - +
     0
    Before you beat a child, be sure yourself are not the cause of the offense.
  • Alexander Pope
    Alexander Pope
    English poet 1688-1744
    Alexander Pope
    - +
     0
    Behold the child, by nature's kindly law, pleased with a rattle, tickled with a straw.
  • Being a novelist and being a mother have exactly coincided in my life: the call from my agent saying that I had a contract for my first novel - that was on my answering phone message when I got back from the hospital with my first child.
  • Johann Kaspar Lavater
    Johann Kaspar Lavater
    Swiss theologist and mysticist 1741-1801
    Johann Kaspar Lavater
    - +
     0
    Beware of him who hates the laugh of a child.
  • Bruce Schneier
    Bruce Schneier
    - +
     0
    Beware the Four Horsemen of the Information Apocalypse: terrorists, drug dealers, kidnappers, and child pornographers. Seems like you can scare any public into allowing the government to do anything with those four.
    Source: Schneier, Bruce (2005)