Quotes 106 till 120 of 409.
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.
Lydia M. Child
American Abolitionist, Writer, Editor 1802-18800
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
British playwright 1860-19370
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)
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.
British occultist 1875-19470
Falsehood is invariably the child of fear in one form or another.
Danish philosopher 1813-18550
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.
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.
English writer 1812-18700
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.
German poet and philosopher 1844-19000
For the woman, the man is a means: the end is always the child.
President of the USA (2nd) 1735-18260
Genius is sorrow's child.
English art critic 1819-19000
Give little love to a child, and you get a great deal back.
B. F. Skinner
American psychologist, behaviorist and author 1904-19900
Give me a child and I'll shape him into anything.
American writer 1923-0
Giving a camera to Diane Arbus is like putting a live grenade in the hands of a child.