Children Quotes

Finance, like time, devours its own children.

Honore de Balzac

It was once said that the moral test of Government is how that Government treats those who are in the dawn of life, the children; those who are in the twilight of life, the elderly; and those who are in the shadows of life, the sick, the needy and the handicapped

Hubert H. Humphrey

I watch the ripples change their size But never leave the stream Of warm impermanence. So the days float through my eyes But still the days seem the same. And these children that you spit on As they try to change their worlds Are immune to your consultations. They're quite aware of what they're going through.

David Robert Jones

If this strikes you as a trivial subject to write about, you're wrong. Really. Bollocks to the rest of you. I could've sat through live 3D news footage of some gruesome bloody war, watching starving women and children being machine gunned in the face by Terminator rebels, and I'd have just shrugged. So what. Stop crying. They're only bullets. Try having my throat. Try some genuine suffering, you pussies.

Charlton

I don't believe that children are born with empathy. It is something they learn by seeing it modeled by others.

Jacqui Rivait

Wives of ballplayers, when they teach their children their prayers, should instruct them how to say: "God bless Mommy, God bless Daddy, God bless Babe Ruth. Babe Ruth has upped Daddy's paycheck by fifteen to forty percent

Waite Hoyt

Children love and want to be loved and they very much prefer the joy of accomplishment to the triumph of hateful failure.

Erik Erikson

Sorrow makes us children again.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ignoring climate change will be the most costly of all possible choices, for us and our children

Peter Ewins

Must we always teach our children with books? Let them look at the stars and the mountains above. Let them look at the waters and the trees and flowers on Earth. Then they will begin to think, and to think is the beginning of a real education.

David Polis

Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure or nothing.

Helen Keller

People who get nostalgic about childhood were obviously never children.

Bill Watterson

Hypocrisy in anything whatever may deceive the cleverest and most penetrating man, but the least wide-awake of children recognizes it, and is revolted by it, however ingeniously it may be disguised.

Leo Tolstoy

Morality becomes hypocrisy if it means accepting mothers suffering or dying in connection with unwanted pregnancies and illegal abortions - and unwanted children living in misery

Unknown

Yes, it is a truth that for a good man, honored, beloved, useful, with all around him that God ever gives to His children here; nay, with all that God could give him of earth, it would be " gain " to die. Heaven is a better, a happier, a more desirable world than this is or can be.

Albert Barnes

Lawyers, I suppose, were children once.

Charles Lamb

As great scientists have said and as all children know, it is above all by the imagination that we achieve perception, and compassion, and hope

Ursula K. Le Guin

To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children...to leave the world a better place...to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

We've had bad luck with children; they've all grown up

Christopher Morley

Flowers that are so pathetic in their beauty, frail as the clouds, and in their coloring as gorgeous as the heavens, had through thousands of years been the heritage of children - honored as the jewelry of God....

Thomas De Quincey

I simply cannot see how denying chemotherapy treatment for Palestinian children increases Israel's security or advances U.S. national interests.

Lois Capps

If your parents never had children, chances are you wont either.

Dick Cavett

The dog was created specially for children. He is the god of frolic.

Henry Ward Beecher

It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father.

Pope John XXIII

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