Quotes: child

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  • Bruce Schneier
    Bruce Schneier
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    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)
  • Caroll Spinney
    Caroll Spinney
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    Big Bird went through his very human kind of struggles as a child. No other children's character has been that complete and detailed.
  • Lydia M. Child
    Lydia M. Child
    American Abolitionist, Writer, Editor 1802-1880
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    Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father!
  • Lydia M. Child
    Lydia M. Child
    American Abolitionist, Writer, Editor 1802-1880
    Lydia M. Child
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    But men never violate the laws of God without suffering the consequences, sooner or later.
  • Gloria Steinem
    Gloria Steinem
    American feminist writer 1934-
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    But somewhere within each of us, buried at varying depths depending on the age and degree of neglect or abuse, shame or coercion we endured, there is a resistant, daydreaming, rebellious, creative, unique child -- a true self who is waiting.
    Source: Revolution from Within (2012) 98
  • Bayard Taylor
    Bayard Taylor
    American poet, travel author, and diplomat 1825-1878
    Bayard Taylor
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    But still I dream that somewhere there must be The spirit of a child that waits for me.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
    George Eliot
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    But the mother's yearning, that completest type of the life in another life which is the essence of real human love, feels the presence of the cherished child even in the debased, degraded man.
  • Ben Stein
    Ben Stein
    American professor, writer
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    But when I talk to people who are Darwinists or evolutionists and say, 'Well, how did life begin' -- they're...they don't have an answer. I mean, they have an answer, but it's a BS answer. It's an answer that wouldn't make sense to a small child.
  • Thomas Traherne
    Thomas Traherne
    British Clergyman, Poet, Mystic 1636-1674
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    Certainly Adam in Paradise had not more sweet and curious apprehensions of the world, than I when I was a child.
  • Lydia M. Child
    Lydia M. Child
    American Abolitionist, Writer, Editor 1802-1880
    Lydia M. Child
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    Childhood itself is scarcely more lovely than a cheerful, kindly, sunshiny old age.
  • John Bradshaw
    John Bradshaw
    American educator, counselor, motivational speaker, and author 1933-2016
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    Children are curious and are risk takers. They have lots of courage. They venture out into a world that is immense and dangerous. A child initially trusts life and the processes of life.
  • Bill Hicks
    Bill Hicks
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    Children are smarter than any of us. Know how I know that? I don't know one child with a full time job and children.
  • George Eliot
    George Eliot
    English writer and poet 1819-1880
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    Children demand that their heroes should be freckleless, and easily believe them so: perhaps a first discovery to the contrary is less revolutionary shock to a passionate child than the threatened downfall of habitual beliefs which makes the world seem to totter for us in maturer life.
  • Brad Sherman
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    Circumcision is obligatory for Jewish-born males - it must be performed on the eighth day after birth and is only postponed in the case of threat to the life or health of the child. Muslim parents also circumcise their male children.
  • Alan Bennett
    Alan Bennett
    British playwright, screenwriter, actor and author 1934-
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    Closing a public library is child abuse, really, because it hinders child development.