Children Quotes

Never worry about the size of your Christmas tree. In the eyes of children, they are all 30 feet tall

Larry Wilde

More than ever, we as parents and a nation must do something about the growth of obesity in our children. We must do more than just talk, we must be concerned enough to act.

Lee Haney

God knows it did not cross our minds to attack the towers but after the situation became unbearable and we witnessed the injustice and tyranny of the American-Israeli alliance against our people in Palestine and Lebanon, I thought about it. And the events that affected me directly were that of 1982 and the events that followed -- when America allowed the Israelis to invade Lebanon, helped by the U.S. Sixth Fleet. As I watched the destroyed towers in Lebanon, it occurred to me punish the unjust the same way (and) to destroy towers in America so it could taste some of what we are tasting and to stop killing our children and women.

Osama bin Laden

Before I got married I had six theories about bringing up children; now I have six children, and no theories.

John Wilmot

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

Daniel Goldman

Your children are not your children. / They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.

Kahlil Gibran

Being a mother means that your heart is no longer yours; it wanders wherever your children do

Unknown

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.

Goldsmith, Oliver

Whenever I date a guy, I think, is this the man I want my children to spend their weekends with?

Rita Rudner

Children are a great comfort in your old age -- and they help you reach it faster, too.

Lionel Kauffman

Children in a family are like flowers in a bouquet: there's always one determined to face in an opposite direction from the way the arranger desires

Marcelene Cox

Several children present me with scraps of paper for autographs: obviously don't know who I am and don't care. I sign "Jackie Collins" and they go away quite content.

Robertson Davies

Children love to walk in their parent's shoes; make sure they have strong "souls".

Vanese Henley

Children find everything in nothing; men find nothing in everything.

Giacomo Leopardi

Even when freshly washed and relieved of all obvious confections, children tend to be sticky.

Fran Lebowitz

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