Children Quotes

The right to have children should be a marketable commodity, bought and traded by individuals but absolutely limited by the state.

Kenneth Ewart Boulding

The old notion that children are the private property of parents dies very slowly. In reality, no parent raises a child alone. How many of us nice middle-class folk could make it without our mortgage reduction?

Marian Wright Edelman

Familiarity breeds contempt - and children.

Mark Twain

Fathers and mothers have lost the idea that the highest aspiration they might have for their children is for them to be wise ... specialized competence and success are all that they can imagine.

Allan David Bloom

A corporation, essentially, is a pile of money to which a number of persons have sold their moral allegiance. Unlike a person, a corporation does not age. It does not arrive, as most persons finally do, at a realization of the shortness and smallness of human lives; it does not come to see the future as the lifetime of the children and grandchildren of anybody in particular.

Wendell Berry

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

The only reason why child abuse is alive today, is because we as adults fail our children when we fail to listen to them. Listen to a child today!

Heather McClane

One in four children being victimized? That's about seven children in every classroom. That's a significant proportion of the population.

Wendy Craig

Being considerate of others will take your children further in life than any college degree.

Marian Wright

It is up to us to... leave a legacy that is worthy of our children and of future generations.

Christine Gregoire

I love people. I love my family, my children... but inside myself is a place where I live all alone and that's where you renew your springs that never dry up.

Pearl S. Buck

There can be no keener revelation of a society's soul than the way in which it treats its children.

Nelson Mandela

Pretty much all the honest truth telling in the world is done by children.

Oliver Wendell

If we were really tough on crime, we'd try to save our children from the desperation and deprivation that leave them primed for a life of crime.

Carrie P. Meek

The golf links lie so near the mill, That almost every day, The laboring children can look out, And watch the men at play

Sarah Norcliffe Cleghorn
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