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Be happy for no reason, like a child. If you are happy for a reason, you’re in trouble, because that reason can be taken from you.

Do not read as children do to amuse yourself or like the ambitious for the purpose of instruction. No read in order to live.

It is a wise father that knows his own child.

One of the luckiest things that can happen to you in life is I think to have a happy childhood.

Every book is a children's book if the kid can read!

If your kid needs a role model and you ain't it, you're both fucked.

A child can teach an adult three things: to be happy for no reason, to always be busy with something, and to know how to demand with all his might that which he desires.

If you've never been hated by your child, you've never been a parent.

An honest man is always a child.

A man growing old becomes a child again.

Don't limit a child to your own learning for he was born in another time.

You’re never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read to a child.

My son complains about headaches. I tell him all the time when you get out of bed it's feet first!

Love is like a child, that longs for everything it can come by.

Hold the hand of the child within you. For this child, nothing is impossible.

Paulo Coelho

A child's kiss is magic. Why else would they be so stingy with them?

One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings. The curriculum is so much necessary raw material, but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child.

Then not only an old man, but also a drunkard, becomes a second time a child.


Having a home, husband and child ought to be enough for any woman's life. I mean, that's what we are meant for, isn't it? But still I think every day is a lost day. As if only half of me is alive. The other half is pressed down in a bag and suffocated.

It is a wise father that knows his own child.

A father may turn his back on his child, brothers and sisters may become inveterate enemies, husbands may desert their wives, wives their husbands. But a mother's love endures through all.

Washington Irving

There is nothing more thrilling in this world, I think, than having a child that is yours, and yet is mysteriously a stranger.

There's nothing sadder in this world than to awake Christmas morning and not be a child.

The only creatures that are evolved enough to convey pure love are dogs and infants.

Youngsters of the age of two and three are endowed with extraordinary strength. They can lift a dog twice their own weight and dump him into the bathtub.

Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.

Behold the child, by Nature's kindly law pleased with a rattle, tickled with a straw.

What a kid I got, I told him about the birds and the bee, and he told me about the butcher and my wife.

I don't want to be stinky poo poo girl, I want to be happy flower child.

A torn jacket is soon mended, but hard words bruise the heart of a child.

Each child is an adventure into a better life - an opportunity to change the old pattern and make it new.

As a child I watched 'Dallas' and that was my vision for my life for as long as I could remember.

A child cannot be taught by anyone who despises him, and a child cannot afford to be fooled.

And I made a rural pen, And I stained the water clear, And I wrote my happy songs, Every child may joy to hear.

How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is to have a thankless child!

A child miseducated is a child lost.

A great artist is a great man in a great child.

Basically I believe the world is a jungle, and if it's not a bit of a jungle in the home, a child cannot possibly be fit to enter the outside world.

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

Piping down the valleys wild, Piping songs of pleasant glee, On a cloud I saw a child.

I believe that the only true education comes through the stimulation of the child's powers, by the demands of the social situations in which he finds himself.

You are not the child of the people you call mother and father, but their fellow-adventurer on a bright journey to understand the things that are.

As a child of God I am greater than anything that can happen to me.

Learning is not child's play, we cannot learn without pain.

A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.

Blessed be Providence which has given to each his toy: the doll to the child, the child to the woman, the woman to the man, the man to the devil!

I think at a child's birth if a mother could ask a fairy godmother to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift should be curiosity.

A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone.

Boldness is a child of ignorance

It is our moral obligation to give every child the very best education possible.

Desmond Tutu

A creation of importance can only be produced when its author isolates himself it is a child of solitude.

It is the child in man that is the source of his uniqueness and creativeness, and the playground is the optimal milieu for the unfolding of his capacities and talents.

The child who desires education will be bettered by it, the child who dislikes it disgraced.

John Ruskin

Call not that man wretched who, whatever ills he suffers, has a child to love.

I was a loner as a child. I had an imaginary friend -- I didn't bother with him.

Any system of religion that has anything in it that shocks the mind of a child cannot be true.

Thomas Paine

It is a poverty to decide that a child must die so that you may live as you wish.

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

As a child, the family that I had, and the love I had from my two parents, allowed me to go ahead and be more aggressive, to search and to take risks knowing that if I failed I could always come home to a family of love and support.

I've got the brain of a four year old. I'll bet he was glad to be rid of it.

For when a child is born, the mother also is born again.

The father who does not teach his son his duties is equally guilty with the son who neglects them.

Ask your child what he wants for dinner only if he's buying.

The serpent, the king, the tiger, the stinging wasp, the small child, the dog owned by other people, and the fool: these seven ought not to be awakened from sleep.

Soon the child learns that there are strangers, and ceases to be a child.

Beware of him who hates the laugh of a child.

A child-like man is not a man whose development has been arrested, on the contrary - he is a man who has given himself a chance of continuing to develop long after most adults have muffled themselves in the cocoon of middle-aged habit and convention.

Why a four-year-old child could understand this report. Run out and find me a four-year-old child. I can't make head nor tail out of it.

Childbirth, as a strictly physical phenomenon, is comparable to driving a United Parcel truck through an inner tube.

I think a common misperception about attuning and tending to a child's needs so constantly is that they don't grow in their independence, but I think that the opposite is true.

Because I think every child star suffers through this period, because you're not the cute and charming child that you were. You start to grow and they want to keep you little forever.

As a child I was more afraid of tetanus shots than, for example, Dracula.

A child can go only so far in life without potty training. It is not mere coincidence that six of the last seven presidents were potty trained, not to mention nearly half of the nation's state legislators.

Being a child at home alone in the summer is a high-risk occupation. If you call your mother at work thirteen times an hour she can hurt you.

A new father quickly learns that his child invariably comes to the bathroom at precisely the times when he's in there, as if he needed company. The only way for this father to be certain of bathroom privacy is to shave at the gas station.

A child of five would understand this. Send someone to fetch a child of five.

Because I wanted to have a place that I could create everything that I never had as a child. So you see rides. You see animals. There's a movie theater.

As I have discovered by examining my past, I started out as a child. Coincidentally, so did my brother. My mother did not put all her eggs in one basket so to speak: she gave me a younger brother named Russell who taught me what was meant by "survival of the fittest."

Would not the child's heart break in despair when the first cold storm of the world sweeps over it, if the warm sunlight of love from the eyes of mother and father did not shine upon him like the soft reflection of divine light and love?

Send forth the child and childish man together and blush for the pride that libels our own old happy state and gives its title to an ugly and distorted image.

I think any celebrity that adopts a child from a third world country is a fool.

Bear up my child, bear up, Zeus who oversees and directs all things is still mighty in heaven.

A blank slate -- and you get to play.

The quality of life is so different in France. There is the possibility of living a simple life. I would never contemplate raising my daughter in LA. I would never raise any child there.

Childhood is the sleep of reason.

Always end the name of your child with a vowel, so that when you yell the name will carry.