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

    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:

    What is ‘tag team’ parenting?  The Indian Express

  • A Chart for Everything

    For every season, check, check, check, There is a chart,... Read More

    Top 10 Things To Never Believe From Your Teenager

    1) It's not my (pot, beer, cigarettes, etc.), I'm just... Read More

    Parenting Your Teenager: 6 Tips for Dealing with Bad Report Cards

    One of the basic issues we need to understand is... Read More

    Thriving As A Family When You Live In The Fast lane

    It is extraordinary times that we find ourselves in. Change... Read More

    MORAL ARMORS Irrational Parenting, Part I

    "If a kid asks where rain comes from, I think... Read More

    Working Moms: Too Busy for Your Children?

    17 Quick Ways to Strengthen the Bonds of LoveOn Mother's... Read More

    Assume Personal Responsibility? Who, Me?

    As thinking, acting human beings we have the ability to... Read More

    Is Your Child Becoming A Praise Junkie?

    Do you praise your child when he fulfils a basic... Read More

    Give Your Child the Gift of Self-Esteem

    Much has been said about the "gifted child" but in... Read More

    Best Investment

    Every week I write something about the stock market -... Read More

    Selecting and Hiring Childcare Employees

    In today's fast-paced society, many families depend on some form... Read More

    How to Teach Anger Management to Your Child

    Most of us recognize the continuing escalation of violence around... Read More

    Child Discipline - Be Consistent With Your Child

    The biggest complaint you hear from parents about their children... Read More

    Parental Internet Control Tips

    The Internet is one of the greatest inventions of all... Read More

    How Public Schools Assault Parents Values

    Is there anything wrong with lying, cheating, stealing, shop-lifting, taking... Read More

    From Go Fast Kids to Calm Kids

    How excited do kids get with the start of school... Read More

    To Clean or Not To Clean

    Before my daughter was born my house was... Read More

    Stop Lying NOW

    Do you have a consistent problem with your child lying... Read More

    Whos Your Daddy? How to be a Great Dad in 5 to 7 Minutes

    I am a dad. I have been now for over... Read More

    How to Prepare for Labor

    Although nothing anybody says can ever completely prepare a woman... Read More

    10 Steps To Prepare You For Life With Children

    It's hard to explain to the uninitiated the changes that... Read More

    An Overview of Alternative Treatments for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

    Since so many would rather avoid the use of stimulant... Read More

    Study Skills - Help Young People Study Smarter, Not Harder

    Many young people don't know how to study efficiently and... Read More

    A Legacy For Dakota

    Have you heard the song; "I Hope You Dance"? It... Read More

    Facing the Homeschool Super Mom

    I know this Mom. She homeschools her 5 children, plus... Read More