Our nation's children are our greatest asset and our most precious treasure.
Our task, regarding creativity, is to help children climb their own mountains, as high as possible. No one can do more.
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.
Knowledge is going to make you stronger. Knowledge is going to let you control your life. Knowledge is going to give you the wisdom to teach their children. Knowledge is the thing that makes you smile in the face of disaster.
Always kiss your children goodnight - even if they're already asleep.
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.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
Parents are sometimes a bit of a disappointment to their children. They don't fulfill the promise of their early years.
The best brought-up children are those who have seen their parents as they are. Hypocrisy is not the parents' first duty.
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.
When you have children yourself, you begin to understand what you owe your parents.
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.
The most important thing that parents can teach their children is how to get along without them.
The voice of parents is the voice of gods, for to their children they are heaven's lieutenants.
The best inheritance a parent can give his children is a few minutes of his time each day.
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.
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.
Parents who are afraid to put their foot down usually have children who tread on their toes.
Lucky parents who have fine children usually have lucky children who have fine parents.
God sends children to enlarge our hearts, and make us unselfish and full of kindly sympathies and affections.
Children are the proof we've been here... they are the best thing and the most impossible thing.
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.
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.
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.
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.