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I am told that the first comprehensible word I uttered as a child was 'home.'
A child, like your stomach, doesn't need all you can afford to give it.
Frank A. Clark
Yet, when child sex offenders are brought to justice and serve time for their offenses, they are often released into unsuspecting communities and left free to resume their sexual attacks.
When I was a child, my father taught me to put up my fists like a boy and to be prepared to defend myself at all times.
The pain of losing my child was a cleansing experience. I had to throw overboard all excess baggage and keep only what is essential.
I was brought up by my mother and my two sisters, although they're older than me and fled the nest very young, so I was technically raised as an only child, but I was very much loved.
What is a neglected child? He is a child not planned for, not wanted. Neglect begins, therefore, before he is born.
Pearl S. Buck
Countries with higher levels of gender equality have higher economic growth. Companies with more women on their boards have higher returns. Peace agreements that include women are more successful. Parliaments with more women take up a wider range of issues - including health, education, anti-discrimination, and child support.
A child's mind is its living room; it's is going to be residing there for the rest of its earthly existence.
When we believe that God is Father, we also believe that such a father's hand will never cause his child a needless tear. We may not understand life any better, but we will not resent life any longer.
I think if you follow anyone home, whether they live in Houston or London, and you sit at their dinner table and talk to them about their mother who has cancer or their child who is struggling in school, and their fears about watching their lives go by, I think we're all the same.
Aristotle uses a mother's love for her child as the prime example of love or friendship.
The idea that children are passive repositories to be shaped by their parents has been massively overstated. A child's peer group is a far greater determinant of its development and achievements than parental aspiration.
When I stopped seeing my mother through the eyes of a child, I saw the woman who helped me give birth to myself.
The worst thing you can do to a child, and I've seen it happen so many times, is the silver spoon.
I think all Americans believe in human rights. And health is an often overlooked aspect of basic human rights. And it's one that's easily corrected. The reason I say that is that many of the diseases that we treat around the world, I knew when I was a child. My mother was a registered nurse. And they no longer exist in our country.
To me in my childhood, elves and fairies of all sorts were very real things, and my dolls were as really children as I was myself a child.
I think someone should explain to the child that it's OK to make mistakes. That's how we learn. When we compete, we make mistakes.
Never give up on your child. But also, you have to love your child.
I'm the person that I always was, but in terms of how I approach my living, I'm not the same person at all. At all. I've buried a child, I've ended a marriage, and the grandson that I was raising is now grown. My family has totally shifted.
Even as a child, I knew what I didn't want. I didn't want to wear red lipstick.
A lot of things you see as a child remain with you... you spend a lot of your life trying to recapture the experience.
If a child goes the wrong way, it is not the child who is to be blamed; it is the parents who are responsible.
I didn't know how babies were made until I was pregnant with my fourth child.
A child is owed the greatest respect; if you have ever have something disgraceful in mind, don't ignore your son's tender years.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Leonardo da Vinci
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