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- Lydia M. Child: American Abolitionist, Writer, Editor
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Greek philosopher 427 BC - 347 BC0
Do not train a child to learn by force or harshness; but direct them to it by what amuses their minds, so that you may be better able to discover with accuracy the peculiar bent of the genius of each.
American journalist 1951-0
Do not, on a rainy day, ask your child what he feels like doing, because I assure you that what he feels like doing, you won't feel like watching.
English writer 1667-17450
Don't set your wit against a child.
British science-fiction writer 1952-0
Don't you understand that we need to be childish in order to understand? Only a child sees things with perfect clarity, because it hasn't developed all those filters which prevent us from seeing things that we don't expect to see.
Hubert H. Humphrey
American politician 1911-19780
Each child is an adventure into a better life - an opportunity to change the old pattern and make it new.
French writer and philosopher 1712-17780
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.
French scientist and philosopher 1884-19620
Even a minor event in the life of a child is an event of that child's world and thus a world event.
Spanish painter sculptor 1881-19730
Every child is an artist. The problem is to remain an artist once they grow up.
Richard Buckminster Fuller
American poet, philosopher and inventor 1895-19830
Every child is born a genius.
Lydia M. Child
American Abolitionist, Writer, Editor 1802-18800
Every human being has, like Socrates, an attendant spirit; and wise are they who obey its signals. If it does not always tell us what to do, it always cautions us what not to do.
Sir James Matthew Barrie
British playwright 1860-19370
Every time a child says 'I don't believe in fairies' there is a little fairy somewhere that falls down dead.
Source: Peter Pan (1904)
British occultist 1875-19470
Falsehood is invariably the child of fear in one form or another.
Danish philosopher 1813-18550
Father in Heaven! When the thought of thee wakes in our hearts let it not awaken like a frightened bird that flies about in dismay, but like a child waking from its sleep with a heavenly smile.
English writer 1812-18700
For not an orphan in the wide world can be so deserted as the child who is an outcast from a living parent's love.
German poet and philosopher 1844-19000
For the woman, the man is a means: the end is always the child.