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Maybe it's because I was an only child, but I've always wanted kids.
I was never a great reader, but there were two stories I loved best: Kipling's 'The Elephant's Child' and 'The Jungle Book.' Deep down, I've always wanted to write a book about a wild child and an elephant.
As a young child my attention span was, as I remember it, rather short.
It is the child's understanding that teaches the adults the way of the future. They're still doing it today with modern technology.
Having a child changes everything. All of a sudden you have so much to lose, so much to live for.
I was a good liar as a child.
In my case, I was born to parents who were very young, and I don't think they were entirely ready to have a child. My dad was going to college and working two or three jobs at the same time, and my mum was working and going to school.
Victory is the child of preparation and determination.
I started writing stories as a child.
To a child, often the box a toy came in is more appealing than the toy itself.
I loved acting, I started as a child and it is interesting because I didn't compare myself to others that were doing the same thing. I just felt that I needed to stay focused and stay out of trouble.
I don't want to be a poster child for cancer.
The angel of mercy, the child of love, together had flown to the realms above.
I was standing in the schoolyard waiting for a child when another mother came up to me. Have you found work yet? she asked. Or are you still just writing?
You can't be too careful what you tell a child because you never know what he'll take hold of and spend the rest of his life remembering you by.
I even thought of adopting a child as a single mother.
As a child our dreams got scattered all about and all our future prospects got scattered to so many places, and we spend our lives trying to find the little pieces that make up our lives and make up the dreams that we had as a child that got blown away in the windstorm.
I work, and then whenever I have any other time, I'm with my daughter, and then I go to sleep. I think you basically have to abandon the dreams of having any other adult activities in your life. You have to go to sleep whenever your child goes to sleep. That's basically how we're doing it.
I'm married, you know. I love my husband and I have a child.
I believe that the first 8 years are most important and the time in a child's life when parents must be absolutely and completely present.
So the proposition that the ideal parents for any child are its biological parents is a statement with which we can all agree in the generality, but which does not apply, for one reason or another, in many particular circumstances.
To the former child migrants, who came to Australia from a home far away, led to believe this land would be a new beginning, when only to find it was not a beginning, but an end, an end of innocence - we apologise and we are sorry. To the mothers who lost the maternal right to love and care for their child - we apologise, and we are sorry.
Simple pleasures were all the pleasures that I knew as a child.
I went to law school. And I became a prosecutor. I took on a specialty that very few choose to pursue. I prosecuted child abuse and child homicide cases. Cases that were truly gut-wrenching. But standing up for those kids, being their voice for justice was the honor of a lifetime.
When I was a child, I'd see a movie, I took it for what it was, I enjoyed it. And if I believed it I would tend to be more interested in knowing more about it.
Of all the joys that lighten suffering earth, what joy is welcomed like a newborn child?
Child stars have nothing. They have no choice.
I was never taught how to raise a child, because I wasn't raised properly.
When I had my child, I planned on being with the woman I had him with for the rest of my life. If that doesn't work out, you have to see things from a different perspective.
I look for the safety of my child. I don't really care about me.
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