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."

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

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

    Resource Box - © Danielle Hollister (2004) is the Publisher of BellaOnline Quotations Zine
    - A free newsletter for quote lovers featuring more than 10,000 quotations in dozens of categories like - love, friendship, children, inspiration, success, wisdom, family, life, and many more.

    In The News:

    This RSS feed URL is deprecated, please update. New URLs can be found in the footers at

    Parenting Week: Try these parenting hacks to make life a little easier
    The early years of being a parent are some of the hardest to navigate. Everything is new. You're life is totally different. And you should take help when you can get it. So we put together a small collection of ways to hack parenting and make it a ...


    Hilary & Haylie Duff Don't Share Parenting Advice For A Pretty Important Reason
    So what do they chat about? The usual — recipes, fashion, relationships, pretty much what you'd expect. But one thing that never gets shared? Parenting advice. Hilary and Haylie Duff don't share parenting advice, but it's actually for a pretty ...

    WWBT NBC12 News

    RVA Parenting: Dept. of Education offers new resources for parents of children with disabilities
    WWBT NBC12 News
    RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - The Department of Education is launching several new tools for parents of children with disabilities. “It's called Critical Decision Points for Families of Children with Disabilities and it's a grant project,” explained Tracy Lee ...


    Seven families complete Nazareth Child & Family Connection Foster Parenting class
    ROWAN COUNTY, NC (WBTV) - From Nazareth Child & Family Connection: Seven families graduated from Nazareth Child & Family Connection's fall foster parenting classes last week, completing the 10-week program that is the first step on the way to ...

    and more »

    CONCERNING KIDS: Parenting in Twenty Minutes a Day
    Stillwater News Press
    Lest I disappoint you, let me be clear. Twenty minutes a day is not actually enough time to raise a child. It's hardly enough to grab the coffee you need to power through a day of raising children, but it seems like that's about how much face-time most ...

    Main Line

    Lower Merion grad Dr. Joel Fish talks about sports parenting
    Main Line
    In this article, Dr. Fish (a father of three) talks about several issues relating to sports parenting. Q: Should a parent encourage their child to play as many sports as possible? A: As a parent, I can say the youth sports landscape is so much ...

    Fortnite Parenting: How to manage gaming
    PLAINFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Countless video games are released on many platforms each year, but few take the industry by storm. Fortnite, a free online game in which players avoid an actual storm while fighting each other in a battle royale, has ...

    and more »

    The 'Really Special' Reason Haylie Duff and Sister Hilary Duff Don't Share Parenting Advice
    While Real Girl's Kitchen food blogger Haylie Duff is happy to share recipes and parenting tips with her fans, she prefers to just be a supportive sister to Hilary Duff. “We try to listen to each other and be there for each other,” the 33-year-old ...

    National Catholic Register (blog)

    The Evil Parenting League of Evil is Taking Applicants
    National Catholic Register (blog)
    The Evil Parenting League of Evil is Taking Applicants. The meeting will conclude with a group photo of all parents kissing or hugging their children, to be posted on the internet as proof we love our kiddos. Sherry Antonetti. Dear Aspirants: State ...

    Scouting Magazine (blog)

    What Dick Van Dyke said about Scouting, parenting in 1971 still rings true today
    Scouting Magazine (blog)
    In 1971, as the Emmy-winning actor was preparing to make his return to TV in The New Dick Van Dyke Show, the actor talked with Scouting magazine about his time as a Boy Scout, his opinion of Scout leaders and the challenges of parenting in a fast-paced ...

    Google News

  • Let Your Children Name the New Baby

    Choosing a baby name is an important job, so make... Read More

    Confident Children - Avoid Overparenting

    For many years underparenting was perhaps the biggest problem facing... Read More

    How To Help Your Child Learn

    Just as every snowflake is unique, so is every child.... Read More

    Late Night Adventures with Your Children

    Vacations are fun ! Weekends with the family are nice.... Read More

    How You Can Help Your Child To Be An Avid Reader

    Reading is the most efficient and economical way to help... Read More

    ADHD: A Dialogue With a Non-Believer, part three

    Dear Sir, It was with some interest that I read... Read More

    Potty Training Battle of the Wills

    Some children practically potty train themselves, while others struggle and... Read More

    Helping Your Child Cope With A Long-Term Illness

    All children will likely have many different health problems during... Read More

    Hold a Childs Birthday Party for Charity

    As a parent, you probably know that the birthday party... Read More

    A Guide To Help You Teach Your Children Positve Self-Image Through Fitness

    Raising a pre-teen or teenage daughter (or son) is not... Read More

    Raising Strong Daughters

    When my daughter was born, I must admit there was... Read More

    Identifying Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in the Classroom: Eight Things Teachers Should

    Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is the phrase that is... Read More

    Its OK to Say No

    In the last 20 years we've all been introduced to... Read More

    Teaching Your Child To Lift a Car

    Yesterday my husband Wade took the day off (that's one... Read More

    Baby Name Meanings

    Speaking as a Michael (a Hebrew name, meaning "Who is... Read More

    Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: What is Impulsivity?

    Impulsivity is one of the hallmarks of people with Attention... Read More

    Parents --- Your Childrens Report Card May Be Rigged

    Under the "No Child Left Behind Act," public schools whose... Read More

    How to Cope With Colic

    When my oldest daughter was born, I walked the floor... Read More

    Vehicle Safety - Following Simple Vehicle Safety Tips Can Reduce Auto Accidents and Injuries

    Child Car Seat Safety:We know you love your children, but... Read More

    How Illiteracy Can Ruin Your Childs Life

    It may seem obvious to many people why literacy is... Read More

    Parenting Your Teenager: How to Build Trust

    ``Mom, can I go to the mall with my friend... Read More

    Cooking With Your Kids Helps Develop Motor Skills for Preschoolers

    Did you know that cooking with your kids is a... Read More

    Develop Your Childs Genius: Improving Concentration and Focus

    Some people can concentrate on an assignment, to the exclusion... Read More

    Muscle Pain And Children Do Not Mix

    I am in pain. I've been in pain all day.... Read More

    Mom vs. Dad: Navigating Parenting Differences With All Good Intentions

    Let's face it: raising children can be quite the adventure.... Read More