Quotes 91 till 105 of 409.
English writer 1881-19580
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.
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.
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.
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.
Don't regret your life, child, it will pass soon enough.Source: Lighthousekeeping (2006) 116
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.
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.
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.
Even today, when an Aboriginal mother notices the first stirrings of speech in her child, she lets it handle the things of that particular country: leaves, fruit, insects and so forth. We give our children guns and computer games, Wendy said. They gave their children the land.Source: The Songlines p. 270
Richard Buckminster Fuller
American poet, philosopher and inventor 1895-19830
Every child is born a genius.