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Children, dear and loving children, can alone console a woman for the loss of her beauty.
Honore de Balzac
I will fight for my children on any level so they can reach their potential as human beings and in their public duties.
Let your children go if you want to keep them.
Most of us become parents long before we have stopped being children.
All children alarm their parents, if only because you are forever expecting to encounter yourself.
What I'm always trying to do with every book is to recreate the effect of the stories we heard as children in front of campfires and fireplaces - the ghost stories that engaged us.
I love my children beyond all reason. They're my joy, even when they're wild with kid energy.
Feminism encourages women to leave their husbands, kill their children, practice witchcraft, destroy capitalism and become lesbians.
Finance, like time, devours its own children.
Honore de Balzac
After I won the Oscar, my salary doubled, my friends tripled, my children became more popular at school, my butcher made a pass at me, and my maid hit me up for a raise.
We have a responsibility as a state to protect our most vulnerable citizens: our children, seniors, people with disabilities. That is our moral obligation. But there is an economic justification too - we all pay when the basic needs of our citizens are unmet.
The well-being and welfare of children should always be our focus.
As much as I converse with sages and heroes, they have very little of my love and admiration. I long for rural and domestic scene, for the warbling of birds and the prattling of my children.
You know, nothing is more important than education, because nowhere are our stakes higher; our future depends on the quality of education of our children today.
The first half of our lives are ruined by our parents and the second half by our children.
Children are God's Apostles, sent forth, day by day, to preach of love, and hope, and peace.
James Russell Lowell
Children are supposed to help hold a marriage together. They do this in a number of ways. For instance, they demand so much attention that a husband and wife, concentrating on their children, fail to notice each other's faults.
Allow children to be happy in their own way, for what better way will they find?
Libraries allow children to ask questions about the world and find the answers. And the wonderful thing is that once a child learns to use a library, the doors to learning are always open.
But we're born as children and we look at the world with open eyes... And we don't judge and we don't betray. We're not jealous. We're not envious. We're not even weary, which is a danger also as kids. They have to learn a certain amount of awareness.
Often and often afterwards, the beloved Aunt would ask me why I had never told anyone how I was being treated. Children tell little more than animals, for what comes to them they accept as eternally established.
Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
R. Buckminster Fuller
Tranquilizers work only if you follow the advice on the bottle - keep away from children.
There is much good luck in the world, but it is luck. We are none of us safe. We are children, playing or quarrelling on the line.
E. M. Forster
Mothers always find ways to fit in the work - but then when you're working, you feel that you should be spending time with your children and then when you're with your children, you're thinking about working.
I think that maybe if women and children were in charge we would get somewhere.
The United Nations organization has proclaimed 1979 as the Year of the Child. Are the children to receive the arms race from us as a necessary inheritance?
Pope John Paul II
Children sweeten labours, but they make misfortunes more bitter.
Cyberspace. A consensual hallucination experienced daily by billions of legitimate operators, in every nation, by children being taught mathematical concepts.
I have found the best way to give advice to your children is to find out what they want and then advise them to do it.
Harry S. Truman
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