Top 25 Children Quotations

  • "You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance."
    -- Franklin P. Adams

  • "A child reminds us that playtime is an essential part of our daily routine."
    -- Anonymous

  • "Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are their own."
    -- Aristotle

  • "Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them."
    --James Baldwin

  • "The best inheritance a person can give to his children is a few minutes of his time each day "
    --O. A. Battista

  • "Human beings are the only creatures that allow their children to come back home."
    -- Bill Cosby

  • "There are three ways to get something done: do it yourself, employ someone, or forbid your children to do it."
    -- Monta Crane

  • "The children despise their parents until the age of 40, when they suddenly become just like them - thus preserving the system."
    -- Quentin Crewe

  • "Your children will see what you're all about by what you live rather than what you say."
    -- Wayne Dyer

  • "The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity in which we are permitted to remain children all our lives."
    -- Albert Einstein

  • "We find delight in the beauty and happiness of children that makes the heart too big for the body."
    -- Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • "Teach your child to hold his tongue; he'll learn fast enough to speak."
    -- Benjamin Franklin

  • "The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother."
    -- Theodore M. Hesburgh

  • "I have a dream that my four children will one day live in a nation Where they will not be judged by the color of their skin But by the content of their character."
    -- Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • "The reason grandparents and grandchildren get along so well is that they have a common enemy."
    -- Sam Levenson

  • "Children need love, especially when they don't deserve it."
    -- Harold Hulbert

  • "If you bungle raising your children, I don't think whatever else you do matters."
    -- Jacqueline Lee Bouvier Kennedy Onassis

  • "Children are living jewels dropped unsustained from heaven."
    -- Robert Pollok

  • "Good parents give their children Roots and Wings. Roots to know where home is, wings to fly away and exercise what's been taught them."
    -- Jonas Salk

  • "While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about."
    -- Angela Schwindt

  • "I think that maybe if women and children were in charge we would get somewhere."
    --James Thurber

  • "Child rearing myth #1: Labor ends when the baby is born."
    -- Unknown

  • "Children seldom misquote you. In fact, they usually repeat word for word what you shouldn't have said."
    --Unknown

  • "Children are the sum of what mothers contribute to their lives. "
    --Unknown

  • "When you put faith, hope and love together, you can raise positive kids in a negative world."
    -- Zig Ziglar

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