Children Quotes and Sayings - Page 3
Nothing you do for children is ever wasted. They seem not to notice us, hovering, averting our eyes, and they seldom offer thanks, but what we do for them is never wasted.
– Garrison Keillor
In America there are two classes of travel – first class, and with children.
– Robert Benchley
Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.
– James Arthur Baldwin
Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person’s character lies in their own hands.
– Anne Frank
It takes a village to raise a child.
– African proverb
Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father!
– Lydia M. Child
You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance.
– Franklin P. Jones
There’s nothing that can help you understand your beliefs more than trying to explain them to an inquisitive child.
– Frank A. Clark
Children begin by loving their parents; after a time they judge them; rarely, if ever, do they forgive them.
– Oscar Wilde
Children require guidance and sympathy far more than instruction.
– Anne Sullivan
Children are like wet cement. Whatever falls on them makes an impression.
– Dr. Haim Ginott
Before I got married I had six theories about bringing up children; now I have six children and no theories.
– John Wilmot
Don’t handicap your children by making their lives easy.
– Robert A. Heinlein
Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it.
– Harold Hulbert
The first half of our lives is ruined by our parents, and the second half by our children.
– Clarence Darrow
Every child comes with the message that God is not yet discouraged of man.
– Rabindranath Tagore
Cleaning your house while your kids are still growing is like shoveling the sidewalk before it stops snowing.
– Phyllis Diller
Children are the living messages we send to a time we will not see.
If you want to see what children can do, you must stop giving them things.
– Norman Douglas
Children are unpredictable. You never know what inconsistency they’re going to catch you in next.
– Franklin P.
Children are the world’s most valuable resource and its best hope for the future
– John F. Kennedy
I am fond of children – except boys
– Lewis Carroll
Children will not remember you for the material things you provided but for the feeling that you cherished them.
– Richard L. Evans
Most of us become parents long before we have stopped being children.
– Mignon McLaughlin
Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life’s longing for itself.