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- Lydia M. Child: American Abolitionist, Writer, Editor
Quotes 106 till 120 of 242.
British writer, playwright 1889-19810
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.
American writer 1878-19370
In order to influence a child, one must be careful not to be that child's parent or grandparent.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and philosopher 1803-18820
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
American evangelist 1837-18990
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
German writer and physicist 1742-17990
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.
English playwright and poet 1564-16160
It is a wise father that knows his own child.
Italian novelist and poet 1908-19500
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?
American writer 1902-19830
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.
First president of the US 1732-17990
It is the child of avarice, the brother of iniquity, and the father of mischief.
Edward. E. Cummings
American poet, painter, essayist, author, and playwright 1894-19620
It takes three to make a child.
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.
American actor, comedian, producer 1937-0
Laughter brings out the child in all of us.
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.
Level with your child by being honest. Nobody spots a phony quicker than a child.