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.
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.
Lawyers, I suppose, were children once.
People who get nostalgic about childhood were obviously never children.
Ignoring climate change will be the most costly of all possible choices, for us and our children
Sorrow makes us children again.
Unlike grown ups, children have little need to deceive themselves.
I don't believe that children are born with empathy. It is something they learn by seeing it modeled by others.
The future which we hold in trust for our own children will be shaped by our fairness to other people`s children.
Finance, like time, devours its own children.
In general my children refuse to eat anything that hasn't danced on television.
It is the duty of children to wait on elders, and not the elders on children
There is enough for all. The earth is a generous mother; she will provide in plentiful abundance food for all her children if they will but cultivate her soil in justice and in peace.
A life-long blessing for children is to fill them with warm memories of times together. Happy memories become treasures in the heart to pull out on the tough days of adulthood.
I never met anyone who didn't have a very smart child. What happens to these children, you wonder, when they reach adulthood?
Public schools were designed as the great equalizers of our society - the place where all children could have access to educational opportunities to make something of themselves in adulthood
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
Adults are just obsolete children and the hell with them.
Children of a culture born in a water-rich environment, we have never really learned how important water is to us. We understand it, but we do not respect it
I don't want my children fed or clothed by the state, but if I had to choose, I would prefer that to their being educated by the state
But there is another strong objection which I, one of the laziest of all the children of Adam, have against the Leisure State. Those who think it could be done argue that a vast machinery using electricity, water-power, petrol, and so on, might reduce the work imposed on each of us to a minimum. It might, but it would also reduce our control to a minimum. We should ourselves become parts of a machine, even if the machine only used those parts once a week. The machine would be our master, for the machine would produce our food, and most of us could have no notion of how it was really being produced
I... [proposed] three distinct grades of education, reaching all classes. 1. Elementary schools for all children generally, rich and poor. 2. Colleges for a middle degree of instruction, calculated for the common purposes of life and such as should be desirable for all who were in easy circumstances. And 3d. an ultimate grade for teaching the sciences generally and in their highest degree... The expenses of [the elementary] schools should be borne by the inhabitants of the county, every one in proportion to his general tax-rate. This would throw on wealth the education of the poor