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  • Enid Bagnold
    Enid Bagnold
    British writer, playwright 1889-1981
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    In marriage there are no manners to keep up, and beneath the wildest accusations no real criticism. Each is familiar with that ancient child in the other who may erupt again. We are not ridiculous to ourselves. We are ageless. That is the luxury of the wedding ring.
  • Don Marquis
    Don Marquis
    American writer 1878-1937
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    In order to influence a child, one must be careful not to be that child's parent or grandparent.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    Is the parent better than the child into whom he has cast his ripened being? Whence, then, this worship of the past?
  • Dwight L. Moody
    Dwight L. Moody
    American evangelist 1837-1899
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    It is a masterpiece of the devil to make us believe that children cannot understand religion. Would Christ have made a child the standard of faith if He had known that it was not capable of understanding His words?
  • G. C. Lichtenberg
    G. C. Lichtenberg
    German writer and physicist 1742-1799
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    It is a question whether, when we break a murderer on the wheel, we do not fall into the error a child makes when it hits the chair it has bumped into.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    It is a wise father that knows his own child.
  • Cesare Pavese
    Cesare Pavese
    Italian novelist and poet 1908-1950
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    It is not that the child lives in a world of imagination, but that the child within us survives and starts into life only at rare moments of recollection, which makes us believe, and it is not true, that, as children, we were imaginative?
  • Eric Hoffer
    Eric Hoffer
    American writer 1902-1983
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    It is the child in man that is the source of his uniqueness and creativeness, and the playground is the optimal milieu for the unfolding of his capacities and talents.
  • George Washington
    George Washington
    First president of the US 1732-1799
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    It is the child of avarice, the brother of iniquity, and the father of mischief.
  • Edward. E. Cummings
    Edward. E. Cummings
    American poet, painter, essayist, author, and playwright 1894-1962
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    It takes three to make a child.
  • Liza Minnelli
    Liza Minnelli
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    It was no great tragedy being Judy Garland's daughter. I had tremendously interesting childhood years - except they had little to do with being a child.
  • Jealousy is said to be the offspring of Love. Yet, unless the parent makes haste to strangle the child, the child will not rest till it has poisoned the parent.
  • Bill Cosby
    Bill Cosby
    American actor, comedian, producer 1937-
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    Laughter brings out the child in all of us.
  • Alice Miller
    Alice Miller
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    Learning is a result of listening, which in turn leads to even better listening and attentiveness to the other person. In other words, to learn from the child, we must have empathy, and empathy grows as we learn.
  • Mary MacCracken
    Mary MacCracken
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    Level with your child by being honest. Nobody spots a phony quicker than a child.