Child Quotes Quotes

Raising children is like making biscuits: it is as easy to raise a big batch as one, while you have your hands in the dough.

E.W. Howe

The best inheritance a parent can give his children is a few minutes of his time each day.

O. A. Battista

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

The voice of parents is the voice of gods, for to their children they are heaven's lieutenants.

Shakespeare

The most important thing that parents can teach their children is how to get along without them.

Frank A. Clark

When we choose to be parents, we accept another human being as part of ourselves, and a large part of our emotional selves will stay with that person as long as we live. From that time on, there will be another person on this earth whose orbit around us will affect us as surely as the moon affects the tides, and affect us in some ways more deeply than anyone else can. Our children are extensions of ourselves.

Fred Rogers

When you have children yourself, you begin to understand what you owe your parents.

Japanese Proverb

The secret of dealing successfully with a child is not to be its parent.

Mel Lazarus

A person soon learns how little he knows when a child begins to ask questions.

Richard L. Evans

The best brought-up children are those who have seen their parents as they are. Hypocrisy is not the parents' first duty.

George Bernard Shaw

Parents are sometimes a bit of a disappointment to their children. They don't fulfill the promise of their early years.

Anthony Powell

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

Spanish proverb

The trouble with learning to parent on the job is that your child is the teacher.

Robert Brault

Your children need your presence more than your presents.

Jesse Jackson

There comes a time when a woman needs to stop thinking about her looks and focus her energies on raising her children. This time comes at the moment of conception. A child needs a role model, not a supermodel.

Astrid Alauda

Always kiss your children goodnight - even if they're already asleep.

H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

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

Regard your soldiers as your children, and they will follow you into the deepest valleys; look on them as your own beloved sons, and they will stand by you even unto death.

Sun Tzu

Water helped ancient man learn those first lessons about the rights of others and responsibility to a larger society.... It became part of the moral and mental legacy parents passed on to their children.

M. Meyer

Children of a culture born in a water-rich environment, we have never really learned how important water is to us. We understand it, but we do not respect it.

WILLIAM ASHWORTH

In light of the substantial attention given this case by the Supreme Court, I believe my continued participation would create a distraction of no benefit to the parents or the best interest of the child.

Carl Lewis

Curiosity in children, is but an appetite for knowledge. One great reason why children abandon themselves wholly to silly pursuits and trifle away their time insipidly is, because they find their curiosity balked, and their inquiries neglected.

John Locke

Our task, regarding creativity, is to help children climb their own mountains, as high as possible. No one can do more.

Loris Malaguzzi

No one has yet realized the wealth of sympathy, the kindness and generosity hidden in the soul of a child. The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure.

Emma Goldman
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