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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.
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.
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.
After having children, life becomes about living beyond yourself; about being bigger and better.
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.
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.
We have three cats. It's like having children, but there is no tuition involved.
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.
One of the great pleasures of having children is spending one-on-one time with them. Sadly, I could do that for only a few minutes at a time. I'd never say that ADD/ADHD is a gift or a blessing. And if someone says it is a gift, I'd love to return it.
One of the very best reasons for having children is to be reminded of the incomparable joys of a snow day.
Having children made us look differently at all these things that we take for granted, like taking your child to get a vaccine against measles or polio.
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.
Having children really changes your priorities.
Having children is life-changing, to state the obvious. It's a gigantic shift in your life and I welcomed it.
Having children is fab. They keep me young and make me get up in the morning.
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 would have liked having children to some degree, but frankly I haven't got the time to take the kids to the goddamn ballgame.
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.
When you have kids you do grow up. I have just started realising it now-it changes the world, having children.
Having children with someone is the real bond.
No one I know is actually so rude as to tell me I've become duller since having children. But I'm sure they think it.
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.
I think having children is the most amazing thing.
Everything I thought I'd hate about having children - the crying, the screaming - nothing fazes me. I love it all, and it's relaxed me.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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