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Some kind hearts have lived in every generation, but it is only within a few years that the older Christians have come into such perfect love and sympathy with children's needs as to set apart a Sunday for their especial benefit
Susan Teall Perry

The Pope lived his faith through constantly reaching out, demonstrating that we are all God's children.
Dave Camp

I really love my job, but juggling strange hours with two children is a bit like being a hamster on a wheel. A very tired hamster.
Fiona Phillips

We are now at a point where we must educate our children in what no one knew yesterday, and prepare our schools for what no one knows yet.
Margaret Mead

Children were chasing an idiot boy up the village street to the churchyard
Ellen Glasgow

I am rich and famous. I have a talented and gorgeous husband and two beautiful children. I could go on.
Madonna

I'm not interested in the fallacy of the Hollywood relationship - We have perfect children who never cry, we never have problems; we never argue.
Reese Witherspoon

The
singer's got a real edge to his voice. Sounds very. [on Manc band The Children]
Dawn Acton

In America there are two classes of travel - first class and with children.
Robert Benchley

I must say that the biggest lesson you can learn in life, or teach your children, is that life is not castles in the skies, happily ever after. The biggest lesson we have to give our children is truth. We're all built with illusions. And they break.
Goldie Hawn

I'm going to stop punishing my children by saying, 'Never mind! I'll do it myself.'
Erma Bombeck

The only defense is offense, which means that you have to kill more women and children more quickly than the enemy if you wish to save yourselves.
Stanley Baldwin

Sometimes I'm mistaken for someone famous - myself. At other times children would probably prefer to see a rottweiler biting my foot.
Sir Anthony Eden

The car, the furniture, the wife, the children - everything has to be disposable. Because you see the main thing today is - shopping.
Arthur Miller

Jonathan Edwards - he has his faith, his health, his wife and his children, but more importantly, he has his Olympic gold medal.
Brian Alexander

On having children: Up until they go to school, they're relatively portable.
Liz Hurley

I'll say one thing for television. It has taken children and educated them far beyond anything I was ever involved with as a child.
Bill Bixby

This grammar school boy is not going to take any lessons from a public school boy on children from less privileged backgrounds.
Michael Howard

A growing number of young women who have the freedom to decide have decided that their career can wait, and the delicious early years of their children's lives can't. [quite right too!]
Suzanne Fields

If necessary, I would go out on the streets and beg rather than send them [his children] to the school next to where I live.
Oliver Letwin

The problem with children is that you have to put up with their parents.
Charles DeLint

Few things are more satisfying than seeing your children have teenagers of their own.
Doug Larson

We were put to Dickens as children but it never quite took. That unremitting humanity soon had me cheesed off.
Alan Bennett

Education commences at the mother's knee, and every word spoken within hearsay of little children tends toward the formation of character.
Hosea Ballou

There are few successful adults who were not first successful children.
Alexander Chase

Big Brother is on the march. A plan to subject all children to mental health screening is underway, and the pharmaceuticals are gearing up for bigger sales of psychotropic drugs.
Phyllis Schlafly

I am poor and naked, but I am the chief of the nation. We do not want riches but we do want to train our children right. Riches would do us no good. We could not take them with us to the other world. We do not want riches. We want peace and love.
Red Cloud

My plan is to have children and turn my back on work completely. When I start having babies, I'll have as many as I can.
Holly Willoughby

Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
R Buckminster Fuller

Adults find pleasure in deceiving a child. They consider it necessary, but they also enjoy it. The children very quickly figure it out and then practice deception themselves.
Elias Canetti

At present, intelligent people do not have their children vaccinated, nor does the law now compel them to. The result is not, as the Jennerians prophesied, the extermination of the human race by smallpox; on the contrary more people are now killed by vaccination than by smallpox.
George Bernard Shaw

We will do everything in our power to make certain that this is as painless a process as possible for the benefit of the children [on divorcing Jude Law]
Sadie Frost

It is good to realize that if love and peace can prevail on earth, and if we can teach our children to honour nature's gifts, the joys and beauties of the outdoors will be here forever.
Jimmy Carter

Children generally hate to be idle; all the care then is that their busy humour should be constantly employed in something of use to them
John Locke

I've noticed that men and women react very differently to other people's children.

Women don't make a distinction. Kids are kids. They lavish as much attention and concern no matter whose child it is.
Steve Zahn

Many children, many cares; no children, no felicity.
Christian Nestell Bovee

I want to rip out his heart and feed it to him [Lennox Lewis]. I want to kill people. I want to rip their stomachs out and eat their children.
Mike Tyson

Most of us become parents long before we have stopped being children.
Mignon McLaughlin

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

Give me four years to teach the children, and the seed I have sown will never be uprooted
Lenin

Ours is like Jewish humour with a sun tan - warm, family-based. We share a lot of neuroses such as food, guilt, overachieving children and controlling mothers. [on Asian humour]
Meera Syal

Happiness is an imaginary condition, formerly often attributed by the living to the dead, now usually attributed by adults to children, and by children to adult
Thomas Szasz

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

Children's TV might not have been as glamorous those days, but it was brilliant fun and everyone enjoyed it [on the old 'broom cupboard']
Andi Peters

Those who educate children well are more to be honoured than they who produce them; for these only gave them life, those the art of living well.
Aristotle

Recommend to your children virtue; that alone can make them happy, not gold.
Ludwig Van Beethoven

Children will not remember you for the material things you provided but for the feeling that you cherished them. [Wise words indeed]
Richard Evans

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

My biggest regret is that I didn't teach my two children how to speak Spanish.
Henry Darrow

Grown men can learn from very little children for the hearts of little children are pure.
Black Elk



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