A rich child often sits in a poor mother's lap.
A person soon learns how little he knows when a child begins to ask questions.
The secret of dealing successfully with a child is not to be its parent.
Making the decision to have a child is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body.
Love is the chain whereby to bind a child to its parents.
In spite of the six thousand manuals on child raising in the bookstores, child raising is still a dark continent and no one really knows anything. You just need a lot of love and luck - and, of course, courage.
It behooves a father to be blameless if he expects his child to be.
When I approach a child, he inspires in me two sentiments; tenderness for what he is, and respect for what he may become.
At the end of your life, you will never regret not having passed one more test, not winning one more verdict, or not closing one more deal. You will regret time not spent with a husband, a friend, a child, or a parent.
Never assume one child is always the victim and the other the aggressor. Remember, no matter how things appear, it takes two to tango. If you look closely enough ... you will see how the victim subtly provokes the aggressor into attacking.
Praise is warming and desirable. But it is an earned thing. It has to be deserved, like a hug from a child.
Nothing separates the generations more than music. By the time a child is eight or nine, he has developed a passion for his own music that is even stronger than his passions for procrastination and weird clothes.
The earth we abuse and the living things we kill will, in the end, take their revenge; for in exploiting their presence we are diminishing our future.
The tenacity and desire to win which he has worked with since he was a child have carried him to the top in a sporting discipline of enormous difficulty.
Every child is an artist. The challenge is to remain an artist after you grow up.
There's no tragedy in life like the death of a child. Things never get back to the way they were.
We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light.
Terrorism is in good part an effect of government propaganda; it serves to deflect attention from governmental abuse toward a mostly imagined, highly dangerous outside enemy.
This child, who is grasping the stone, facing the tank, is it not the greatest message to the world when that hero becomes a martyr? We are proud of them.
It is good to be children sometimes, and never better that at Christmas, when its might Founder was a child Himself.
It is a poverty to decide that a child must die so that you may live as you wish.
It is a wise father that knows his own child.
Leisure is a form of silence, not noiselessness. It is the silence of contemplation such as occurs when we let our minds rest on a rosebud, a child at play, a Divine mystery, or a waterfall.
The only thing worth stealing is a kiss from a sleeping child.
Beware of the night, child. All cats are black in the dark.