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  • John Adams
    John Adams
    President of the USA (2nd) 1735-1826
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    Genius is sorrow's child.
  • John Ruskin
    John Ruskin
    English art critic 1819-1900
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    Give little love to a child, and you get a great deal back.
  • B. F. Skinner
    B. F. Skinner
    American psychologist, behaviorist and author 1904-1990
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    Give me a child and I'll shape him into anything.
  • Norman Mailer
    Norman Mailer
    American writer 1923-
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    Giving a camera to Diane Arbus is like putting a live grenade in the hands of a child.
  • Henry Ward Beecher
    Henry Ward Beecher
    American Congregationalist clergyman, social reformer, and speaker 1813-1887
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    Giving The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; to a friend, your heart; to your child, a good example; to a father, deference; to your mother, conduct that will make her proud of you; to yourself, respect; to all men.
  • Glory is the child of peril.
  • Robert Browning
    Robert Browning
    English poet 1812-1889
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    Go practice if you please with men and women: leave a child alone for Christ's particular love's sake!
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    Grief fills the room up of my absent child, lies in his bed, walks up and down with me, puts on his pretty looks, repeats his words.
  • David Grayson
    David Grayson
    American journalist, historian and author, pen name of Ray Baker 1870-1946
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    Happiness... she loves, to see men at work. She loves sweat, weariness, self sacrifice. She will be found not in places but lurking in cornfields and factories; and hovering over littered desks; she crowns the unconscious head of the busy child.
  • Lydia M. Child
    Lydia M. Child
    American Abolitionist, Writer, Editor 1802-1880
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    Home - that blessed word, which opens to the human heart the most perfect glimpse of Heaven, and helps to carry it thither, as on an angel's wings.
  • Fran Lebowitz
    Fran Lebowitz
    American journalist 1951-
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    How do you know if your child is a writer? Your obstetrician holds his stethoscope to your abdomen and only hears excuses.
  • Ovid
    Ovid
    Roman poet 43 BC - 17 AD
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    How little is the promise of the child fulfilled in the man.
  • Anne Sullivan
    Anne Sullivan
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    I am beginning to suspect all elaborate and special systems of education. They seem to me to be built up on the supposition that every child is a kind of idiot who must be taught to think.
  • Stephen Hawking
    Stephen Hawking
    English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, author and Director 1942-2018
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    I am just a child who has never grown up. I still keep asking these 'how' and 'why' questions. Occasionally, I find an answer.
  • George Konrad
    George Konrad
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    I believe that it is my job not only to write books but to have them published. A book is like a child. You have to defend the life of a child.