Quotes: child

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  • Bruce Chatwin
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    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
    Richard Buckminster Fuller
    American poet, philosopher and inventor 1895-1983
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    Every child is born a genius.
  • Lydia M. Child
    Lydia M. Child
    American Abolitionist, Writer, Editor 1802-1880
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    Every human being has, like Socrates, an attendant spirit; and wise are they who obey its signals. If it does not always tell us what to do, it always cautions us what not to do.
  • Every minute with a child takes seven minutes off your life.
    Source: Animal Dreams
  • Sir James Matthew Barrie
    Sir James Matthew Barrie
    British playwright 1860-1937
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    Every time a child says 'I don't believe in fairies' there is a little fairy somewhere that falls down dead.
    Source: Peter Pan (1904)
  • Caitlin Moran
    Caitlin Moran
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    Every woman who chooses - joyfully, thoughtfully, calmly, of their own free will and desire - not to have a child does womankind a massive favour in the long term.
  • Aleister Crowley
    Aleister Crowley
    British occultist 1875-1947
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    Falsehood is invariably the child of fear in one form or another.
  • Søren Kierkegaard
    Søren Kierkegaard
    Danish philosopher 1813-1855
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    Father in Heaven! When the thought of thee wakes in our hearts let it not awaken like a frightened bird that flies about in dismay, but like a child waking from its sleep with a heavenly smile.
  • Cass Sunstein
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    For any child, boy or girl, a father is both Jedi and Sith: Obi-Wan Kenobi - gentle and calming and good - and Vader, fierce and terrifying.
  • Charles Dickens
    Charles Dickens
    English writer 1812-1870
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    For not an orphan in the wide world can be so deserted as the child who is an outcast from a living parent's love.
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
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    For the woman, the man is a means: the end is always the child.
  • 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.