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Love is staying up all night with a sick child - or a healthy adult.
Bear up, my child, bear up; Zeus who oversees and directs all things is still mighty in heaven.
The misery of a child is interesting to a mother, the misery of a young man is interesting to a young woman, the misery of an old man is interesting to nobody.
Well-being changes as we move through life, which is why a child's version of it cannot be the same as an old person's.
To bring up a child in the way he should go, travel that way yourself once in a while.
Soon the child learns that there are strangers, and ceases to be a child.
A man of sense only trifles with them, plays with them, humors and flatters them, as he does with a sprightly and forward child; but he neither consults them about, nor trusts them with, serious matters.
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
Children love and want to be loved and they very much prefer the joy of accomplishment to the triumph of hateful failure. Do not mistake a child for his symptom.
Wherever I look, I see signs of the commandment to honor one's parents and nowhere of a commandment that calls for the respect of a child.
Give me a child and I'll shape him into anything.
B. F. Skinner
When families are strong and stable, so are children - showing higher levels of wellbeing and more positive outcomes. But when things go wrong - either through family breakdown or a damaged parental relationship - the impact on a child's later life can be devastating.
Iain Duncan Smith
See, that's why Barack's running: to end the war in Iraq responsibly - to build an economy that lifts every family, to make sure health care is available for every American - and to make sure that every child in this nation has a world-class education all the way from preschool to college.
Republicans understand the importance of bondage between a mother and child.
I was adopting an Ethiopian child, that's not true. My house was haunted, that wasn't true. God, there's been so many rumours.
Life is a gift, given in trust - like a child.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
You don't know what unconditional love is. You may say you do, but if you don't have a child, you don't know what that is. But when you experience it, it is the most fulfilling ever.
The simplest toy, one which even the youngest child can operate, is called a grandparent.
Credulity is the man's weakness, but the child's strength.
Getting sober was one of the three pivotal events in my life, along with becoming an actor and having a child. Of the three, finding my sobriety was the hardest thing.
The average adult laughs 15 times a day; the average child, more than 400 times.
When we see the face of a child, we think of the future. We think of their dreams about what they might become, and what they might accomplish.
How little is the promise of the child fulfilled in the man.
The most influential of all educational factors is the conversation in a child's home.
As a child I was a great liar. Fortunately my mother liked my lies. I promised her marvelous things.
We call a child's mind 'small' simply by habit; perhaps it is larger than ours is, for it can take in almost anything without effort.
A child who is protected from all controversial ideas is as vulnerable as a child who is protected from every germ. The infection, when it comes- and it will come- may overwhelm the system, be it the immune system or the belief system.
I long remained a child, and I am still one in many respects.
It is not that the child lives in a world of imagination, but that the child within us survives and starts into life only at rare moments of recollection, which makes us believe, and it is not true, that, as children, we were imaginative?
One stops being a child when one realizes that telling one's trouble does not make it any better.
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