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Children need models rather than critics.
One marvels why the middle classes still insist on so much discomfort for their children at such expense to themselves.
E. M. Forster
I would be most content if my children grew up to be the kind of people who think decorating consists mostly of building enough bookshelves.
We learn our belief systems as very little children, and then we move through life creating experiences to match our beliefs. Look back in your own life and notice how often you have gone through the same experience.
Louise L. Hay
First and foremost, we need to be the adults we want our children to be. We should watch our own gossiping and anger. We should model the kindness we want to see.
Love, it has been said, flows downward. The love of parents for their children has always been far more powerful than that of children for their parents; and who among the sons of men ever loved God with a thousandth part of the love which God has manifested to us?
Books, the children of the brain.
I was shortly again at the castle, and the Princess gave me her hand to kiss and then brought her children, the young princes and princesses, and we played together, as if we had known each other for years.
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.
Children aren't happy with nothing to ignore, and that's what parents were created for.
Many possessions, if they do not make a man better, are at least expected to make his children happier; and this pathetic hope is behind many exertions.
All children alarm their parents, if only because you are forever expecting to encounter yourself.
Today, the news is scandals; that is news, but the many children who don't have food - that's not news. This is grave. We can't rest easy while things are this way.
You know, my dad served in the President's Cabinet after his time as a governor. He told me he enjoyed being governor a lot more. Now, I understand why. If I do my job well, I can make a difference in people's lives and I can help our children realize their dreams.
I've helped many, many, many children, thousands of children, cancer kids, leukemia kids.
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
Before I married, I had three theories about raising children and no children. Now, I have three children and no theories.
We don't have enough support for maternal leave and the kinds of things that some of the European countries do. So we still make it hard on women to go into the work force and feel that they can be good at work but then doing the most important job, which is raising your children in a responsible and positive way.
The production of children, the nurture of those born, and the daily life of men, of these matters woman is visibly the cause.
Children have neither a past nor a future. Thus they enjoy the present, which seldom happens to us.
Jean de la Bruyere
Children are unpredictable. You never know what inconsistency they're going to catch you in next.
Franklin P. Jones
I've often said that the most important thing you can give your children is wings. Because, you're not gonna always be able to bring food to the nest. You're... sometimes... they're gonna have to be able to fly by themselves.
As a mom I know that raising children is the hardest job there is.
Oh, what a tangled web do parents weave when they think that their children are naive.
Some teachers just have a knack for working with autistic children. Other teachers do not have it.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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