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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.
  • John Adams
    John Adams
    President of the USA (2nd) 1735-1826
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    As much as I converse with sages and heroes, they have very little of my love and admiration. I long for rural and domestic scene, for the warbling of birds and the prattling of my children
  • Groucho Marx
    Groucho Marx
    American comic actor 1895-1977
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    My mother loved children - she would have given anything if I had been one.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Marguerite Duras
    Marguerite Duras
    French author and filmmaker 1914-
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    A house means a family house, a place specially meant for putting children and men in so as to restrict their waywardness and distract them from the longing for adventure and escape they've had since time began.
  • Betty Friedan
    Betty Friedan
    American feministisch writer 1921-
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    A woman has got to be able to say, and not feel guilty, 'Who am I, and what do I want out of life?' She mustn't feel selfish and neurotic if she wants goals of her own, outside of husband and children.
  • 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
    Alan Thicke
    Canadian actor and songwriter 1947-2016
    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.
  • August Strindberg
    August Strindberg
    Swedish writer 1849-1912
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    Family... the home of all social evil, a charitable institution for comfortable women, an anchorage for house-fathers, and a hell for children.
  • Honoré de Balzac
    Honoré de Balzac
    French writer 1799-1850
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    Finance, like time, devours its own children.
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