Child Quotes Quotes

Nothing that grieves us can be called little: by the eternal laws of proportion a child's loss of a doll and a king's loss of a crown are events of the same size.

Samuel Langhorne Clemens

Childhood itself is scarcely more lovely than a cheerful, kind, sunshiny old age.

Lydia Maria Child

There are people whom even childrens literature would corrupt. They read with particular enjoyment the piquant passages in the Psalter and in the Wisdom of Solomon.

Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

The whole difference between construction and creation is exactly this: that a thing constructed can only be loved after it is constructed; but a thing created is loved before it exists, as the mother can love the unborn child.

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

It is very difficult for people to believe the simple fact that every persecutor was once a victim. Yet it should be very obvious that someone who was allowed to feel free and strong from childhood does not have the need to humiliate another person.

Alice Miller

Wait for those unguarded moments. Relax the mood and, like the child dropping off to sleep, the subject often reveals his truest self.

Barbara Walters

Children will still die unjustly even in a perfect society. Even by his greatest effort, man can only propose to diminish, arithmetically, the sufferings of the world.

Albert Camus

Even a crow thinks its child is golden.

Tamil proverb

As I walked towards travel, that illusion of liberation, I strangely felt myself walking back into childhood.

Anthony Burgess

Cornelia kept her in talk till her children came from school, "and these," said she, "are my jewels."

Robert Burton

[R]arely is the question asked,... our... is our children learning?

George Walker Bush

If you're a single mother with two childrenwhich is the toughest job in America, as far as I'm concernedyou're working hard to put food on your family.

George Walker Bush

This is a profoundly important moment not just for the families of those who lost their lives on 9/11 and in al-Qaeda's other attacks but for people all over the world who want to build a common future of peace, freedom, and co-operation for our children.

Former US President Bill Clinton

Ages of experience have taught us that the commitment of a husband and wife to love and to serve one another promotes the welfare of children and the stability of society. Government, by recognizing and protecting marriage, serves the interests of all.

George Walker Bush

When I approach a child, he inspires in me two sentiments; tenderness for what he is, and respect for what he may become.

Louis Pasteur
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