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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!

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

If you want real peace in the world, start with children.

It's impossible to protect your kids against disappointment in life.

The best way to make children good is to make them happy.

Love the whole world as a mother lovers her only child.

Books - the children of the brain.

Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself. They came through you but not from you and, though they are with you, yet they belong not to you.

As long as you know men are like children, you know everything!

We have to handover the earth, the air, the land and the water to the children at least as it was handed over to us.

No man should bring children into the world who is unwilling to persevere to the end in their nature and education.

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

Everybody today seems to be in such a terrible rush, anxious for greater developments and greater riches and so on, so that children have very little time for their parents. Parents have very little time for each other, and in the home begins the disruption of peace of the world.

Mother Teresa

An author who speaks about their own books is almost as bad as a mother who speaks about her own children.

Children are all foreigners.

Don't force your kids into sports. I never was. To this day my dad has never asked me to go play golf. I ask him. It's the child's desire to play that matters, not the parent's desire to have the child play. Fun. Keep it fun.

The dog was created specially for children. He is a god of frolic.

All God's children need traveling shoes.

Every man needs slaves like he needs clean air. To rule is to breathe is it not? And even the most disenfranchised get to breathe. The lowest on the social scale have their spouses or their children.

When kids hit one year old, it's like hanging out with a miniature drunk. You have to hold onto them. They bump into things. They laugh and cry. They urinate. They vomit.

Care about your children. Just bless them instead of worrying. As every child is the little Buddha whom helps his parents to grow up.

Teach you children poetry, it opens the mind, lends grace to wisdom and makes the heroic virtues hereditary.

Walter Scott

All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.

In general, my children refuse to eat anything that hasn't danced in television.

To bring up a child in the way he should go, travel that way yourself once in a while.

Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.

Anyone who hates children and animals can't be all bad.

W. C. Fields

My songs are like my children - I expect them to support me when I'm old.

Dolly Parton

By failing seriously to confront the most predicable economic crisis in our nation's history, the President's policies are committing us and our children to a diminished future.

All men are children and of one family. The same tale sends them all to bed and wakes them in the morning.

Tell the children the truth.

To make your children capable of honesty is the beginning of education.

A drunkard would not give money to sober people. He said they would only eat it and buy clothes and send their children to school with it.

Samuel Butler

What is the price of experience? Do men buy it for a song? Or wisdom for a dance in the street? No, it is bought with the price of all the man hath, his house, his wife, his children.

All of us have to recognize that we owe our children more than we have been giving them.

Children are the hands by which we take hold of heaven.

Cherish your visions and your dreams as they are the children of your soul, the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.

Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are their own.

Age merely shows what children we remain.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance.

Franklin Pierce Adams

You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.

Buildings too are children of Earth and Sun.

Children are completely egoistic, they feel their needs intensely and strive ruthlessly to satisfy them.

A mother's arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them.

Adults are obsolete children.

Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children.

I have never once regretted missing a business opportunity so that I could be with my children and grandchildren.

Always kiss your children goodnight even if they're already asleep.

Women have simple tastes. They get pleasure out of the conversation, of children in arms, and men in love.

If children understand that beliefs should be substantiated with evidence as opposed to tradition, authority, revelation or faith, they will automatically work out for themselves that they are atheists.

Richard Dawkins

Children are the anchors of a mother's life.

Sophocles

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

Allow children to be happy in their own way, for what better way will they find?

Why should society feel responsible only for the education of children and not for the education of all adults of every age?

Erich Fromm

Sometimes it's just easier to say yes to that extra snack or dessert because, frankly, it is exhausting to keep saying no. It's exhausting to plead with our kids to eat just one more bite of vegetables.

Michelle Obama

Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children.

You know, nothing is more important than education because nowhere are our stakes higher, our future depends on the quality of education of our children today.

Familiarity breeds contempt - and children.

Mark Twain

All of us have moments in our lives that test our courage. Taking children into a house with a white carpet is one of them.

Erma Bombeck

This is the reason why mothers are more devoted to their children than fathers: it is that they suffer more in giving them birth and are more certain that they are their own.

Although modesty is natural to man, it is not natural to children. Modesty only begins with the knowledge of evil.

Many societies have educated their male children on the simple device of teaching them not to be women.

Margaret Mead

Children are a wonderful gift. They have an extraordinary capacity to see into the heart of things and to expose sham and humbug for what they are.

Teachers who educate children deserve more honor than parents who merely gave birth, for bare life is furnished by the one, the other ensures a good life.

Aristotle

My wife, and my three kids, and my grandchildren are my life, but my horses and my dogs are everything else.

William Shatner

Don't bother discussing sex with small children. They rarely have anything to add.

Instead of being presented with stereotypes by age, sex, color, class or religion, children must have the opportunity to learn that within each range some people are loathsome and some are delightful.

Margaret Mead

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

Phyllis Diller

Educate your children to self-control, to the habit of holding passion and prejudice and evil tendencies subject to an upright and reasoning will, and you have done much to abolish misery from their future and crimes from society.

Benjamin Franklin

Elephants and grandchildren never forget.

Keep me away from the wisdom which does not cry, the philosophy which does not laugh and the greatness which does not bow before children.

Kahlil Gibran

Our most basic common link is that we all inhabit this planet. We all breathe the same air. We all cherish our children's future. And we are all mortal.

Human beings are the only creatures on earth that allow their children to come back home.

Despair is the result of each earnest attempt to go through life with virtue, justice and understanding, and to fulfill their requirements. Children live on one side of despair, the awakened on the other side.

Herman Hesse

It goes without saying that you should never have more children than you have car windows.

Erma Bombeck

The conscience of children is formed by the influences that surround them, their notions of good and evil are the result of the moral atmosphere they breathe.

Jean Paul

Because parents have power over children. They feel they have to do what their parents say. But the love of money is the root of all evil. And this is a sweet child. And to see him turn like this this isn't him. This is not him.

Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.

Bill Gates

All God's children are not beautiful. Most of God's children are, in fact, barely presentable.

I have also seen children successfully surmounting the effects of an evil inheritance. That is due to purity being an inherent attribute of the soul.

Mahatma Gandhi

Parents lend children their experience and a vicarious memory, children endow their parents with a vicarious immortality.

Children wish fathers looked but with their eyes, fathers that children with their judgment looked, and either may be wrong.

I wrote a few children's books... not on purpose.

Steven Wright

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

As I get older all sorts of things become less funny. Once one has children, any cruelty involving children becomes far less amusing than when one was at the mercy of one's friends' and relatives' children.

P. J. O'Rourke

If we are to teach real peace in this world, and if we are to carry on a real war against war, we shall have to begin with the children.

Mahatma Gandhi

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

Children now expect their parents to audition for approval.

I will have to earn trust and respect from my kids.

Another good thing about being poor is that when you are seventy your children will not have declared you legally insane in order to gain control of your estate.

The dogs did bark, the children screamed, Up flew the windows all; And every soul bawled out, Well done! As loud as he could bawl.

William Cowper

As much as I converse with sages and heroes, they have very little of my love and admiration. I long for rural and domestic scene, for the warbling of birds and the prattling of my children.

John Adams

Children are not our property and they are not ours to control any more that we were our parents' property or theirs to control.

All children alarm their parents, if only because you are forever expecting to encounter yourself.

A lot of us grow up, and we grow out of the literal interpretation that we get when we're children, but we bear the scars all our life. Whether they're scars of beauty or scars of ugliness, it's pretty much in the eye of the beholder.

Why should I care about posterity? What's posterity ever done for me?

I hurt my wife, my kids, my mother, my wife's family, my friends, my foundation, and kids all around the world who admired me.

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

Albert Einstein

Do not say 'It is morning ' and dismiss it with a name of yesterday. See it for the first time as a newborn child that has no name.

After I had my son Max, I knew I wanted to get involved in causes that help children.

Childhood has its secrets and its mysteries, but who can tell or who can explain them!

Mother Veda is compassionate, she longs to liberate her children from doubt and discontent. She has no desire to inflame or confuse, wise men know this well.

In old times elders used to tell the young children all about the nation's great heroes and saints. Where are such elders today?

A mother should give her children a superabundance of enthusiasm; that after they have lost all they are sure to lose on mixing with the world, enough may still remain to prompt fated support them through great actions.

If the parent is a drunkard a gambler and a cheat no amount of textbook ethics can cure the sons. I like children and the young innocence. I will not allow them to be blamed. The fault lies wholly on the shoulders of the elders, the parents and the leaders who shape the norms which they imbibe.

A Sunday school is a prison in which children do penance for the evil conscience of their parents.

H. L. Mencken

Childhood is a short season.

The most interesting information comes from children, for they tell all they know and then stop.

Mark Twain

All are children of Bliss (The seeker of bliss) has emerged from bliss and he wants to return to bliss.

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

I was shortly again at the castle and the Princess gave me her hand to kiss and then brought her children, the young princes and princesses, and we played together as if we had known each other for years.

Max Muller

From the solemn gloom of the temple children run out to sit in the dust, God watches them play and forgets the priest.

I'm sometimes scared of everything that has happened to us. We didn't think Desilu Productions would grow so big. We merely wanted to be together and have two children.

Lucille Ball

A happy childhood is poor preparation for human contacts.

If we choose to keep those tax breaks for millionaires and billionaires, if we choose to keep a tax break for corporate jet owners, if we choose to keep tax breaks for oil and gas companies that are making hundreds of billions of dollars, then that means we've got to cut some kids off from getting a college scholarship.

A blank slate -- and you get to play.

George Carlin

All of childhood's unanswered questions must finally be passed back to the town and answered there. Heroes and bogey men values and dislikes are first encountered and labeled in that early environment. In later years they change faces places and maybe races tactics intensities and goals but beneath those penetrable masks they wear forever the stocking-capped faces of childhood.

Maya Angelou

Come away O human child: To the waters and the wild with a fairy hand in hand, For the world's more full of weeping than you can understand.

William Butler Yeats

What I'm always trying to do with every book is to recreate the effect of the stories we heard as children in front of campfires and fireplaces - the ghost stories that engaged us.

Chuck Palahniuk

But whoever gives birth to useless children, what would you say of him, except that he has bred sorrows for himself and furnishes laughter for his enemies.

Sophocles

My mother loved children - she would have given anything if I had been one.

Groucho Marx

Now is the moment when we can stand up and say 'I'm an American. I make my destiny. And we deserve better! My children deserve better! My family deserves better. My country deserves better!' So here we stand. Americans have a choice.

Mitt Romney

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