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.
  • 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.
  • Alan Thicke
    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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Amos Bronson Alcott
    Amos Bronson Alcott
    American educator and social reformer 1799-1888
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    Our notion of the perfect society embraces the family as its center and ornament, and this paradise is not secure until children appear to animate and complete the picture.
  • Bill Cosby
    Bill Cosby
    American actor, comedian, producer 1937-
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    Raising children is an incredibly hard and risky business in which no cumulative wisdom is gained: each generation repeats the mistakes the previous one made.
  • Anita Bryant
    Anita Bryant
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    As a mother, I know that homosexuals cannot biologically reproduce children; therefore, they must recruit our children.
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