Quotes by child

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  • Brad Sherman
    Brad Sherman
    American politician 1954-
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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.
  • Bo Burnham
    Bo Burnham
    American comedian, musician, actor and poet 1990-
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    Comedy doesn't really matter that much; I know that. I treat it like an adult - I don't treat it like a child or a god, which some people do. This might just be in America, but 'stand-up comedy' is something very particular that I don't particularly relate to.
  • Ban Ki-moon
    Ban Ki-moon
    South Korean politician and diplomat 1944-
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    Countries with higher levels of gender equality have higher economic growth. Companies with more women on their boards have higher returns. Peace agreements that include women are more successful. Parliaments with more women take up a wider range of issues - including health, education, anti-discrimination, and child support.
  • Rose Macaulay
    Rose Macaulay
    English writer 1881-1958
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    Cranks live by theory, not by pure desire. They want votes, peace, nuts, liberty, and spinning-looms not because they love these things, as a child loves jam, but because they think they ought to have them. That is one element which makes the crank.
  • Creativity represents a miraculous coming together of the uninhibited energy of the child with it apparent opposite and enemy, the sense of order imposed on the disciplined adult intelligence.
  • Alan Paton
    Alan Paton
    South African author and anti-apartheid activist 1903-1988
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    Cry, the beloved country, for the unborn child that is the inheritor of our fear. Let him not love the earth too deeply... For fear will rob him of all if he gives too much.
  • Carmen Electra
    Carmen Electra
    American actress, model and singer 1972-
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    Dancing is my number one love. That was my first goal as a child. I would love to do stage, maybe do Chicago. I love being in front of an audience. It's so stimulating. I also love to barbecue.
  • Plato
    Plato
    Greek philosopher 427 BC - 347 BC
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    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.
  • Fran Lebowitz
    Fran Lebowitz
    American journalist 1951-
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    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.
  • Jeanette Winterson
    Jeanette Winterson
    English writer 1959-
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    Don't regret your life, child, it will pass soon enough.
    Source: Lighthousekeeping (2006) 116
  • Jonathan Swift
    Jonathan Swift
    English writer 1667-1745
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    Don't set your wit against a child.
  • Douglas Adams
    Douglas Adams
    British science-fiction writer 1952-
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    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
    Hubert H. Humphrey
    American politician 1911-1978
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    Each child is an adventure into a better life - an opportunity to change the old pattern and make it new.
  • Boomer Esiason
    Boomer Esiason
    American football player 1961-
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    Educate yourself. Understand what you're dealing with. Then figure out how to fight it. Then figure out how to raise money for that fight. It'll help you cope. It'll help your child.
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