[R]arely is the question asked,… our… is our children learning?

Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it.

And just a bit of fun, just a bit of fun, even small children were counted as supporters on the principle that you might as well throw in the baby with the Ba’ath voter.

And I remember going to the record studio and there was a park across the street and I’d see all the children playing and I would cry because it would make me sad that I would have to work instead.

It is frightfully difficult to know much about the fairies, and almost the only thing known for certain is that there are fairies wherever there are children.

Children are unpredictable. You never know what inconsistency they are going to catch you in next.

We say that a girl with her doll anticipates the mother. It is more true, perhaps, that most mothers are still but children with playthings.

As long as you know that most men are like children, you know everything.

When I see children, I see the face of God. That’s why I love them so much. That’s what I see.

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

What is a home without children? Quiet.

Children are unpredictable. You never know what inconsistency they’re going to catch you in next.

The smallest children are nearest to God, as the smallest planets are nearest the sun

Children are like wet cement. Whatever falls on them makes an impression.

Give me the children until they are seven and anyone may have them afterward.

Children are the world’s most valuable resource and its best hope for the future

One of the conveniences in life is to have less children.

Several children present me with scraps of paper for autographs: obviously don’t know who I am and don’t care. I sign “Jackie Collins” and they go away quite content.

If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders.

All children are afraid of the night; when they grow up, they are still afraid, but more afraid of admitting it.

You see much more of your children once they leave home.

Libertarians love their children at least as much as the Democrats and the Republicans, probably more.

Children really brighten up a household – they never turn the lights off

Children begin by loving their parents; after a time they judge them; rarely, if ever, do they forgive them.

So if you can manage it, you shouldnt touch your partner, except for the sake of having children.

Children have to be educated, but they have also to be left to educate themselves.

When I look into the eyes of my Prince, and my daughter Paris, I see miracles and I see beauty.

Children desperately need to know – and to hear in ways they understand and remember – that they’re loved and valued by mom and dad

One of the best lessons children learn through video games is standing still will get them killed quicker than anything else

For children are innocent and love justice, while most of us are wicked and naturally prefer mercy.

She was trusted and valued by her father, loved and courted by all dogs, cats, children, and poor people, and slighted and neglected by everybody else.

Children begin by loving their parents; as they grow older they judge them; sometimes, they forgive them

If you want your children to improve, let them overhear the nice things you say about them to others.

Even when freshly washed and relieved of all obvious confections, children tend to be sticky.

Every child born into the world is a new thought of God, an ever fresh and radiant possibility

I think it well … for the man in the street to realise that there is no power on earth that can protect him from being bombed. Whatever people may tell him, the bomber will always get through. The only defence is offence, which means that you will have to kill women and children more quickly than the enemy if you want to save yourselves.

Children always know when company is in the living room – they can hear their mother laughing at their father’s jokes

Children show me in their playful smiles the divine in everyone. This simple goodness shines straight from their hearts and only asks to be lived.

My Brother starv’d between two Walls,His Children’s Cry my Soul appalls;

For those slain at once.For those living through the months and yearsEnduring, watching, hoping, going each dayTo the work or the queue for meat or the secret club,Living meanwhile, begetting children, smuggling guns,And found and killed at the end like rats in a drain.

Once the children were in the house the air became more vivid and more heated; every object in the house grew more alive

Everything that I love is behind those gates. We have elephants, and giraffes, and crocodiles, and every kind of tigers and lions. And – and we have bus loads of kids, who don’t get to see those things. They come up sick children, and enjoy it.

Those who have come alive out of a blood-bath live longer and have more children.

Children are not casual guests in our home. They have been loaned to us temporarily for the purpose of loving them and instilling a foundation of values on which their future lives will be built.

Philistine must have originally meant, in the mind of those who invented the nickname, a strong, dogged, unenlightened opponent of the children of the light.

We damage so many kids and so many lives by saying “you’re thick”.

Children are remarkable for their intelligence and ardor, for their curiosity, their intolerance of shams, the clarity and ruthlessness of their vision.

Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.

Children are our second chance to have a great parent-child relationship

Children are God’s Apostles, sent forth, day by day, to preach of love, and hope and peace

Before I would hurt a child, I would slit my wrists.

Instead of bringing our children up according to our own preconceived rules of good and bad we must teach them to question everything. Tell your child you believe in God, point out that some people don’t.

Let children read whatever they want and then talk about it with them. If parents and kids can talk together, we won’t have as much censorship because we won’t have as much fear.

There are times when the mirth of others only saddens us, especially the mirth of children with high spirits, that jar on our own quiet mood.

Let us put our minds together and see what life we can make for our children.

The child must know that he is a miracle, that since the beginning of the world there hasn’t been, and until the end of the world there will not be, another child like him.

I am not so much afraid of death, as ashamed thereof; ’tis the very disgrace and ignominy of our natures, that in a moment can so disfigure us that our nearest friends, Wife, and Children stand afraid and start at us.

Women are nothing but machines for producing children.

I want my children to have all the things I couldn’t afford. Then I want to move in with them.

Every child comes with the message that God is not yet discouraged of humanity.