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Having children is my greatest achievement. It was my saviour. It switched my focus from the outside to the inside. My children are gifts, they remind me of what's important.
Having children is one of the most passionate and involving bits of business in human life.
I'm sorry, it's true. Having children really changes your view on these things. We're born, we live for a brief instant, and we die. It's been happening for a long time. Technology is not changing it much - if at all.
The leading cause of death for girls 15 to 19 worldwide is not accident or violence or disease; it is complications from pregnancy. Girls under 15 are up to five times as likely to die while having children than are women in their 20s, and their babies are more likely to die as well.
Our life is all about the choices we make, and when I was looking for a mate for life, I really was looking for someone who was a family man, somebody who would embrace my girls as much as they were going to embrace me. I guess I just wasn't finished having children yet.
After having children, life becomes about living beyond yourself; about being bigger and better.
Having children makes you see the world in a completely different way. When you're responsible for those little lives, you can't slough it off or forget about it until later.
I would have liked having children to some degree, but frankly I haven't got the time to take the kids to the goddamn ballgame.
Having children, they're not your property. They need to figure out their own views. I think my daughters have a pretty healthy self-awareness, but I can't speak on their behalf.
Having children is fab. They keep me young and make me get up in the morning.
Having children truly ends adolescence. We are all either parents or children: responsibility-takers or those who demand from others.
I don't mind being a grandfather; I've been a mother for so many years. You just can't believe what it's like being a father. Especially when you come out of the chaos of the road to getting married and having children.
Having children is what a woman is born for, really.
One of the very best reasons for having children is to be reminded of the incomparable joys of a snow day.
Having children is life-changing, to state the obvious. It's a gigantic shift in your life and I welcomed it.
I think having children is the most amazing thing.
Suppose that every prospective parent in the world stopped having children naturally, and instead produced clones of themselves. What would the world be like in another 20 or 30 years? The answer is: much like today. Cloning would only copy the genetic aspects of people who are already here.
Having children really changes your priorities.
There's really no point in having children if you're not going to be home enough to father them.
Having children is like having a bowling alley installed in your brain.
I've never regretted not having children. My mindset in that regard has been constant. I objected to being born, and I refuse to impose life on someone else.
I am a night owl. I always have been... and I'd like to think I always will be, although surely having children will put a stop to my nightly affairs with myself.
Having children with someone is the real bond.
I'd make a good friend, not mother. I'm too selfish. I think a lot of mothers are selfish and they end up having children, but I don't want to put some small tiny person through that.
I think I became more productive through not having children. I never really had the desire to have them. My husband didn't want them either, so it worked out well.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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