Quotes: children

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  • Rose Macaulay
    Rose Macaulay
    English writer 1881-1958
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    : One should, I think, always give children money, for they will spend it for themselves far more profitably than we can ever spend it for them.
  • John Ruskin
    John Ruskin
    English art critic 1819-1900
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    Children see in their parents the past, their parents see in them the future; and if we find more love in the parents for their children than in children for their parents, this is sad but natural. Who does not entertain his hopes more than his recollections.
  • James Baldwin
    James Baldwin
    American writer 1924-1987
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    Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.
  • Luther Burbank
    Luther Burbank
    American botanist, horticulturist and pioneer 1849-1926
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    If we had paid no more attention to our plants than we have to our children, we would now be living in a jungle of weed.
  • W. H. Auden
    W. H. Auden
    American poet 1907-1973
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    ''God is Love,'' we are taught as children to believe. But when we first begin to get some inkling of how He loves us, we are repelled; it seems so cold, indeed, not love at all as we understand the word.
  • Gloria Steinem
    Gloria Steinem
    American feminist writer 1934-
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    Allowing women the power to decide when and whether to have children is the only way to solve the 7 billion human load on this planet that threatens to destroy it. Women's equality is also men's survival.
  • Alan Thicke
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    As a father, my first priority is to help my sons set and attain personal goals so they will develop self-confidence and individual strength. Engaging in regular fitness activities with my children helps me fulfill those responsibilities.
  • Paul Klee
    Paul Klee
    Swiss artist 1879-1940
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    Children also have artistic ability, and there is wisdom in there having it! The more helpless they are, the more instructive are the examples they furnish us; and they must be preserved free of corruption from an early age.
  • Children seldom have a proper sense of their own tragedy, discounting and keeping hidden the true horrors of their short lives, humbly imagining real calamity to be some prestigious drama of the grown-up world.
  • Honoré de Balzac
    Honoré de Balzac
    French writer 1799-1850
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    Finance, like time, devours its own children.
  • Elie Wiesel
    Elie Wiesel
    Rumanian-born American Writer 1928-
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    I believe that all the survivors are mad. One time or another their madness will explode. You cannot absorb that much madness and not be influenced by it. That is why the children of survivors are so tragic. I see them in school. They don't know how
  • Robert Orben
    Robert Orben
    American editor, writer, humorist 1927-
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    I take my children everywhere, but they always find their way back home.
  • Bob Bartlett
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    If they take their children to doctors, they believe they are putting their faith in man instead of in God.
  • Imagine a school with children that can read or write, but with teachers who can not, and you have a metaphor of the Information Age in which we live.
  • H. Jackson Brown Jr
    H. Jackson Brown Jr
    American author 1940-
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    Live so that when your children think of fairness and integrity, they think of you.
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