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You may feel powerless as a child, but the world will one day be yours. And you're responsible for it. So, seize the day and take charge of it.
I am neither a child, a young man, nor an ancient; nor am I of any caste.
Wouldn't it be great if we could look forward to a whole world in which no child will be left behind?
Television has changed the American child from an irresistable force to an immovable object.
Laurence J. Peter
What is a child, monsieur, but the image of two beings, the fruit of two sentiments spontaneously blended?
Honore de Balzac
I looked on child rearing not only as a work of love and duty but as a profession that was fully as interesting and challenging as any honorable profession in the world and one that demanded the best that I could bring to it.
Basically, I believe the world is a jungle, and if it's not a bit of a jungle in the home, a child cannot possibly be fit to enter the outside world.
It is a masterpiece of the devil to make us believe that children cannot understand religion. Would Christ have made a child the standard of faith if He had known that it was not capable of understanding His words?
Dwight L. Moody
Never in any case say I have lost such a thing, but I have returned it. Is your child dead? It is a return. Is your wife dead? It is a return. Are you deprived of your estate? Is not this also a return?
Loving a child doesn't mean giving in to all his whims; to love him is to bring out the best in him, to teach him to love what is difficult.
Genius is sorrow's child.
Prejudice is the child of ignorance.
What is an adult? A child blown up by age.
Simone de Beauvoir
Forget like a child any injury done by somebody immediately. Never keep it in the heart. It kindles hatred.
If you are truly serious abut preparing your child for the future, don't teach him to subtract teach him to deduct.
A scientist in his laboratory is not a mere technician: he is also a child confronting natural phenomena that impress him as though they were fairy tales.
The child who desires education will be bettered by it; the child who dislikes it disgraced.
I'm not materialistic. I believe in presents from the heart, like a drawing that a child does.
Teach a child what is wise, that is morality. Teach him what is wise and beautiful, that is religion!
I don't want to be stinky poo poo girl, I want to be happy flower child.
When I was a child I asked my mother what homosexuality was about and she said - and this was 100 years ago in Germany and she was very open-minded - 'It's like hair color. It's nothing. Some people are blond and some people have dark hair. It's not a subject.' This was a very healthy attitude.
Free the child's potential, and you will transform him into the world.
When it comes to developing character strength, inner security and unique personal and interpersonal talents and skills in a child, no institution can or ever will compare with, or effectively substitute for, the home's potential for positive influence.
Don't force your kids into sports. I never was. To this day, my dad has never asked me to go play golf. I ask him. It's the child's desire to play that matters, not the parent's desire to have the child play. Fun. Keep it fun.
There is a 'sanctity' involved with bringing a child into this world: it is better than bombing one out of it.
James A. Baldwin
I must take issue with the term 'a mere child,' for it has been my invariable experience that the company of a mere child is infinitely preferable to that of a mere adult.
In marriage there are no manners to keep up, and beneath the wildest accusations no real criticism. Each is familiar with that ancient child in the other who may erupt again. We are not ridiculous to ourselves. We are ageless. That is the luxury of the wedding ring.
Send forth the child and childish man together, and blush for the pride that libels our own old happy state, and gives its title to an ugly and distorted image.
It is our moral obligation to give every child the very best education possible.
You can be childlike without being childish. A child always wants to have fun. Ask yourself, 'Am I having fun?'
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