Child Quotes Quotes

Parents who are afraid to put their foot down usually have children who tread on their toes.

Chinese Proverb

Making the decision to have a child is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body.

Elizabeth Stone

Parents are often so busy with the physical rearing of children that they miss the glory of parenthood, just as the grandeur of the trees is lost when raking leaves.

Marcelene Cox

A rich child often sits in a poor mother's lap.

Spanish proverb

There is no friendship, no love, like that of the parent for the child.

Henry Ward Beecher

If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders.

Abigail Van Buren

I am in charity, my children, with all the servants of God.


Go around listen to how many times a day you say, "I love" instead of, "I hate." Isn't it interesting that children, as they learn the process of language, always learn the word "no" years before they learn the word "yes"? Ask linguists where they hear it. Maybe if they heard more of "I love, I love, I love" they'd hear it sooner and more often.

Dr. Felice Leonardo Buscaglia

She had called in the debt that parents owe a child for bringing her, unasked, into a strange world. One should never make an offer without knowing full well what will happen if it is accepted.

William M. Kucmierowski

The ultimate test of a moral society is the kind of world that it leaves to its children.

Dietrick Bonhoeffer

We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.

Native American Proverb

Our nation's children are our greatest asset and our most precious treasure.

Christopher Dodd

We are all different. Yet we are all God's children. We are all united behind this country and the common cause of freedom, justice, fairness, and equality. That is what unites us.

Barbara Levy Boxer

Although that's not surprising, given that voters were accompanied into the booths by Saddam's Ba'ath party officials, and given a choice between voting for Saddam or voting for their wives and children to be killed, and their houses to be burnt down.

Rory Bremner

A child reminds us that playtime is an essential part of our daily routine.

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