Children Quotes and Sayings

Parents try to teach values in conversation, but children learn more by observation.
– Adam Grant

Children understand and remember concepts best when they learn from direct personal experiences.
– Joseph Campbell

My parents say it’s their house but when it’s time to clean, it magically becomes my house, too.

There’s nothing more contagious than the laughter of young children; it doesn’t even have to matter what they’re laughing about.
Criss Jami

We’re raising children who have little tolerance for disappointment.
Brene Brown

Always kiss your children goodnight, even if they’re already asleep.
– H. Jackson Brown Jr

Too much love never spoils children. Children become spoiled when we substitute presents for presence.
– Anthony Witham

Give me the children until they are seven and anyone may have them afterward.
– St. Francis Xavier

So much better if parents remember they don’t own their children, merely borrow them from the universe for a few years.
Alain de Botton

Teach your children they’re unique. That way, they won’t feel pressured to be like everybody else.
– Cindy Cashman

Children’s talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives meaning.
Maya Angelou

Adults follow paths. Children explore.
Neil Gaiman

All children should be taught to unconditionally accept, approve, admire, appreciate, forgive, trust, and ultimately, love their own person.
– Asa Don Brown

You have a lifetime to work, but children are only young once.
– Polish proverb

When I pick up one of my children and cuddle them, all the strain and stress of life temporarily disappears. There is nothing more wonderful than motherhood and no one will ever love you as much as a small child.
– Nicola Horlick

We cry, we scream, we hit out and break things. But still, we don’t want you to give up on us. Please, keep battling alongside us.
– Naoki Higashida

If children live with criticism, they learn to condemn.
If children live with hostility, they learn to fight.
If children live with fear, they learn to be apprehensive.
If children live with pity, they learn to feel sorry for themselves.
If children live with ridicule, they learn to feel shy.
If children live with jealousy, they learn to feel envy.
If children live with shame, they learn to feel guilty.
If children live with encouragement, they learn confidence.
If children live with tolerance, they learn patience.
If children live with praise, they learn appreciation.
If children live with acceptance, they learn to love.
If children live with approval, they learn to like themselves.
If children live with recognition, they learn it is good to have a goal.
If children live with sharing, they learn generosity.
If children live with honesty, they learn truthfulness.
If children live with fairness, they learn justice.
If children live with kindness and consideration, they learn respect.
If children live with security, they learn to have faith in themselves and in those about them.
If children live with friendliness, they learn the world is a nice place in which to live.
– Dorothy Law Nolte

There should be a children’s song: “If you’re happy and you know it, keep it to yourself and let your dad sleep.”
– Jim Gaffigan

From biscuit to brides, if there is anything their children really want, parents have a problem.
Chetan Bhagat

Most people try to make a better world for our children when what they should be doing is making better children for our world.
Carlos Slim

Personally, I think that children should be left alone, they should be given an opportunity to grow up, to become aware of themselves and decide themselves who they are: men or women, if they want to have a traditional or homosexual marriage.
Vladimir Putin

Personally, I’d like as many children as I can pop out, I reckon. You come from a happy family; you want to create a happy family.
Emilia Clarke

Actions speak louder than words, and it’s no more true than with your kids.
Brad Pitt

Like any parent, I just want the best for my kids, whatever they decide to do. They will choose what path they want to follow, and we will always be there to encourage them.
David Beckham

Being hardworking is the best thing you can show children.
David Beckham

I adore kids. I enjoy everything that they bring to the party. They just say what they think.
Prince Harry

I get a huge buzz from spending time with kids.
Prince Harry

I will fight for my children on any level so they can reach their potential.
Princess Diana

Hugs can do great amounts of good – especially for children.
Princess Diana

My children not only inspired me to reconsider what kind of eating animal I would be, but also shamed me into reconsideration.
Jonathan Safran Foer

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