Children’s Quotes

Out of the mouths (or pencils) of children



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Adults are just obsolete children. - Dr. Seuss

Old men are children for a second time. - Aristophanes

Children need models rather than critics. - Joseph Joubert

Sooner or later, we all quote our mothers. - Unknown

It takes an entire village to raise a child. - African Proverb

What a morning - fresh as if issued to children on a beach. - Virginia Woolf

Don't handicap your children by making their lives easy. - Robert H. Heinlein

Children should neither be seen nor heard from - ever again. - WC Fields

The great man is one who never loses his child’s heart. - Mencius

Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed. - Maria Montessori

It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men. - Frederick Douglass

When I was a child what I wanted to be when I grew up was an invalid. - Quentin Crisp

Too many of today's children have straight teeth and crooked morals. - Unknown

There never was a child so lovely but his mother was glad to get him asleep. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Who is more foolish, the child afraid of the dark or the man afraid of the light? - Maurice Freehill

It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father. - Pope John XXIII

If a child can't learn the way we teach, maybe we should teach the way they learn. - Ignacio Estrada

When I see my granddaughters make small discoveries of their own, I wish I were a child. - Dr. Seuss

Always be nice to your children because they are the ones who will choose your rest home. - Phyllis Diller

Oh, what a tangled web do parents weave
when they think that their children are naive. - Ogden Nash

Children's games are hardly games. Children are never more serious than when they play. - Michel de Montaigne

Daddies don't just love their children every now and then, it's a love without end. - George Strait

I am the indoctrinated child of two lapsed Irish Catholics. Which is to say: I am not religious. - Meghan O'Rourke

When you teach a child something, you take away forever his chance of discovering it for himself. - Jean Piaget

May my children follow their own intuition to discover true empowerment in the answers they seek. - Unknown

It is an act of love to say, "I believe in you as my child, and you don't need my help." - Peter Buffett

Children are natural mimics who act like their parents despite every effort to teach them good manners. - Unknown

There are only two things a child will share willingly - communicable diseases and his mother's age. - Benjamin Spock

We ought to be doing all we can to make it possible for every child to fulfill his or her God-given potential. - Hillary Rodham Clinton

A nation that does not stand for its children does not stand for anything and will not stand tall in the future. - Marian W Edelman

Life's golden age is when the children are too old to need babysitters and too young to borrow the family car. - Unknown

Unbreakable Toy: 1. An object that is indestructible - until a child plays with it; 2. Useful for breaking other toys. - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

Every time a child says, "I don't believe in fairies," there is a little fairy somewhere that falls down dead. - Sir James M. Barrie

Any fool can have a child. That doesn't make you a father. It's the courage to raise a child that makes you a father. - Barack Obama

Since it is so likely that children will meet cruel enemies, let them at least have heard of brave knights and heroic courage. - C S Lewis

You end up as you deserve. In old age you must put up with the face, the friends, the health, and the children you have earned. - Fay Weldon

A child can teach an adult three things: to be happy for no reason; to always be curious; and to fight tirelessly for something. - Paulo Coelho

The greatest sign of success for a teacher is to be able to say, "The children are now working as if I did not exist." - Maria Montessori

Nobody can do for little children what grandparents do. Grandparents sort of sprinkle stardust over the lives of little children. - Alex Haley

Life is a child playing around your feet, a tool you hold firmly in your grip, a bench you sit down upon in the evening, in your garden. - Jean Anouilh


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13-Jul-2020