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Tonight, I can report to the American people and to the world that the United States has conducted an operation that killed Osama bin Laden, the leader of al Qaeda, and a terrorist whos responsible for the murder of thousands of innocent men, women, and children.

Barack Obama

The war against terrorism is not in the houses of innocent Afghan civilians. The fight against terrorism is not in bombing children and women in Afghanistan. The war against terrorism should be carried out in his safe haven, sanctuary and his training camp, not in Afghanistan, and today this has been proved right.

Afghan President Hamid Karzai

You send your child to the schoolmaster, but 'tis the schoolboys who educate him.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

If there were no schools to take the children away from home part of the time, the insane asylums would be filled with mothers

Edgar W. Howe

A child's hand in yours-what tenderness it arouses, what power it conjures. You are instantly the very touchstone of wisdom and strength.

Marjorie Holmes

I think my writing was innate. Being so painfully shy and introverted as a child, as well as an extreme thinker with a hyperactive imagination, it seems befitting. It became such a powerful passion early on in life.

Kim Elizabeth

And when they heard that, they entered into the temple early in the morning, and taught. But the high priest came, and they that were with him, and called the council together, and all the senate of the children of Israel, and sent to the prison to have them brought.


Our system is the height of absurdity, since we treat the culprit both as a child, so as to have the right to punish him, and as an adult, in order to deny him consolation.

Claude Levi-Strauss

It behooves a father to be blameless if he expects his child to be.


Children keep us in check. Their laughter prevents our hearts from hardening. Their dreams ensure we never lose our drive to make ours a better world. They are the greatest disciplinarians known to mankind.

Queen Rania of Jordan

Children are the proof we've been here... they are the best thing and the most impossible thing.

Allison Pearson

God sends children to enlarge our hearts, and make us unselfish and full of kindly sympathies and affections.

Mary Howitt

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.

Bill Cosby

Lucky parents who have fine children usually have lucky children who have fine parents.

James A. Brewer

Parents: People who spend half their time wondering how their children will turn out, and the rest of the time when they will turn in.

Eleanor Graham Vance
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