We are missing something. Our youth today is empty. No longer do the children dream and believe they can change the world. Apathy has destroyed the beautiful idealism of our youth. The intricate illusions and fearless aspirations. The gleam in a child's eye. God help us. All hope is truly lost.
Our awesome responsibility to ourselves, to our children, and to the future is to create ourselves in the image of goodness, because the future depends on the nobility of our imaginings.
Perhaps we have been misguided into taking too much responsibility from our children, leaving them too little room for discovery
If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders.
The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence.
The value of marriage is not that adults produce children but that children produce adults.
Christmas is for children. But it is for grownups too. Even if it is a headache, a chore, and nightmare, it is a period of necessary defrosting of chill and hide-bound hearts.
Christmas will always be in the hearts of God's children everywhere as they extend a helping hand to a friend in need ... as they go about reflecting God's goodness in the little quiet and unheralded expressions of a loving heart ... as they share the light of the world with those who live in darkness .
Never worry about the size of your Christmas tree. In the eyes of children, they are all 30 feet tall.
Whatever they grow up to be, they are still our children, and the one most important of all the things we can give to them is unconditional love. Not a love that depends on anything at all except that they are our children.
Children are like wet cement. Whatever falls on them makes an impression.
Children begin by loving their parents; as they grow older they judge them; sometimes, they forgive them
Children are the world's most valuable resource and its best hope for the future
Children will not remember you for the material things you provided but for the feeling that you cherished them.
The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity in which we are permitted to remain children all our lives.
Children are remarkable for their intelligence and ardor, for their curiosity, their intolerance of shams, the clarity and ruthlessness of their vision.
Children begin by loving their parents; after a time they judge them; rarely, if ever, do they forgive them.
Children are the anchors that hold a mother to life
Children desperately need to know - and to hear in ways they understand and remember - that they're loved and valued by mom and dad
Once the children were in the house the air became more vivid and more heated; every object in the house grew more alive
Children are unpredictable. You never know what inconsistency they are going to catch you in next.
Give me the children until they are seven and anyone may have them afterward.
Children are the living messages we send to a time we will not see.
Even when freshly washed and relieved of all obvious confections, children tend to be sticky.
Children are unpredictable. You never know what inconsistency they're going to catch you in next.