Children Quotes

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

You can count on Social Security, and with every fiber of my being, I will make sure it is there not only for my generation, but for my children's generation and for my grandchild's generation.

Barbara Levy Boxer

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.


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

Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul; the blue prints of your ultimate accomplishments

Napolean Hill

Sorrow makes us children again.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

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

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
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