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Don't set your wit against a child.
It's a joke to think that anyone is one thing. We're all such complex creatures. But if I'm going to be a poster child for anything, anger's a gorgeous emotion. It gets a bad rap, but it can make great changes happen.
At one point I learned transcendental meditation. This was 30-something years ago. It took me back to the way that I naturally was as a child growing up way in the country, rarely seeing people. I was in that state of oneness with creation and it was as if I didn't exist except as a part of everything.
Give me a child and I'll shape him into anything.
B. F. Skinner
To bring up a child in the way he should go, travel that way yourself once in a while.
The child who has been taught to make an accurate elevation, plan, and section of a pint pot has had an admirable training in accuracy of eye and hand.
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 was adopting an Ethiopian child, that's not true. My house was haunted, that wasn't true. God, there's been so many rumours.
Soon the child learns that there are strangers, and ceases to be a child.
Life is a gift, given in trust - like a child.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
The first idea the child must acquire is that of the difference between good and evil.
Credulity is the man's weakness, but the child's strength.
It is justice and respect that I want the world to dust off and put - without delay, and with tenderness - back on the head of the Palestinian child. It will be imperfect justice and respect because the injustice and disrespect have been so severe. But I believe we are right to try.
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.
Republicans understand the importance of bondage between a mother and child.
Divorce isn't the child's fault. Don't say anything unkind about your ex to the child, because you're really just hurting the child.
I long remained a child, and I am still one in many respects.
How little is the promise of the child fulfilled in the man.
There are a lot of sacrifices a mother makes when she's raising a child by herself. I saw it when I was growing up, watching all my mother did for me. But it wasn't until recently that I fully understood the price she paid because of how we had to struggle.
The simplest toy, one which even the youngest child can operate, is called a grandparent.
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.
The most influential of all educational factors is the conversation in a child's home.
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.
I think that inside every adult is the heart of a child. We just gradually convince ourselves that we have to act more like adults.
A mother has to think twice, once for herself and once for her child.
The average adult laughs 15 times a day; the average child, more than 400 times.
As a child, I was more afraid of tetanus shots than, for example, Dracula.
To endure is the first thing that a child ought to learn, and that which he will have the most need to know.
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.
As a child I was a great liar. Fortunately my mother liked my lies. I promised her marvelous things.
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