Children are the only form of immortality that we can be sure of.
There was a time when we expected nothing of our children but obedience, as opposed to the present, when we expect everything of them but obedience.
Children are a handful sometimes, A heartfull all the time...
Too many people grow up. That's the real trouble with the world, too many people grow up. They forget. They don't remember what it's like to be 12 years old. They patronize, they treat children as inferiors. Well I won't do that.
We've had bad luck with children; they've all grown up
On an altar of prejudice we crucify our own, yet the blood of all children is the color of God.
A greedy father has thieves for children
Souls made of fire and children of the sun,With whom Revenge is virtue.
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....
I think innocence is something that adults project upon children that's not really there.
Children lack morality, but they also lack fake morality.
A speech is poetry: cadence, rhythm, imagery, sweep! A speech reminds us that words, like children, have the power to make dance the dullest beanbag of a heart
Idleness among children, as among men, is the root of all evil, and leads to no other evil more certain than ill temper.
By the year 2000 we will, I hope, raise our children to believe in human potential,not God
If only the sun-drenched celebrities are being noticed and worshiped, then our children are going to have a tough time seeing the value in the shadows, where the thinkers, probers and scientists are keeping society together.
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!
Whenever I date a guy, I think, is this the man I want my children to spend their weekends with?
She who makes her husband and her children happy, who reclaims the one from vice, and trains up the other to virtue, is a much greater character
than the ladies described in romance, whose whole occupation is to murder mankind with shafts from their quiver or their eyes.
Over the last decade or so 'wars' have been proclaimed, in turn, on teen pregnancy, dropping out, drugs, and most recently violence. The trouble with such campaigns, though, is that they come too late, after the targeted problem has reached epidemic proportions and taken firm root in the lives of the young. They are crisis intervention, the equivalent of solving a problem by sending an ambulance to the rescue rather than giving an inoculation that would ward off the disease in the first place. Instead of more such 'wars,' what we need is to follow the logic of prevention, offering our children the skills for facing life that will increase their chances of avoiding any and all of these fates
Raising children is an uncertain thing; success is reached only after a life of battle and worry.
Never worry about the size of your Christmas tree. In the eyes of children, they are all 30 feet tall
It should be noted that the games of children are not games, and must be
considered as their most serious actions.
Atheists put on false courage in the midst of their darkness and misaprehensions, like children who, when they fear to go in the dark,will sing or whistle to keep their courage.
The dog was created specially for children. He is the god of frolic.
Horses and children, I often think, have a lot of the good sense there is in the world.