Children Quotes

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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

Imagine a school with children that can read or write, but with teachers who cannot, and you have a metaphor of the Information Age in which we live.
Peter Cochrane

I'm looking forward to trying new things, seeing a little more of my children and finally setting a date for my wedding to Dina next year.
Todd Carty

Few of us will forget the wail of mingled grief, rage and horror which rose from the camp when the Indians returned to it and recognised their slaughtered warriors, women, and children.
John Gibbon

After all, what is a pedestrian? He is a man who has two cars-one being driven by his wife, the other by one of his children.
Robert Bradbury

The booger jokes. And my editor always takes out four letter words when I put then in the children's books. And the sex parts [on the difference between kids and adults books]
Meg Cabot

TV: It's 11 o'clock, do you know where your children are?
Homer: I Told You Last Night! NO!
Homer Simpson

Parents were invented to make children happy by giving them something to ignore.
Ogden Nash

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

It is like children, you don't have a favourite [gold medal]
Steve Redgrave

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

If we are genuinely committed to promoting a culture of peace, as individuals we must look to our values and ensure that we all exhibit a peace loving life to our nation's children.
Silvia Cartwright

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

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

I do think that if you have children it is only right and proper that you ensure that you cater to them to the best of your abilities whilst you can.
William Hart

An author who speaks about his own books is almost as bad as a mother who talks about her own children
Benjamin Disraeli

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

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

Wrinkles are hereditary. Parents get them from their children.
Doris Day

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

Children are the only form of immortality that we can be sure of.
Peter Ustinov

With so many mind-bytes to be downloaded, so many mental codons to be replicated, it is no wonder that child brains are gullible, open to almost any suggestion, vulnerable to subversion, easy prey to Moonies, Scientologists and nuns. Like immune-deficient patients, children are wide open to mental infections that adults might brush off without effort.
Richard Dawkins

Before our kids start coming home from Iraq in body bags and women and children start dying in Baghdad, I need to know, what did Iraq do to us?
Susan Sarandon

A loving family provides the foundation children need to succeed.
Jim Bunning

The thing I enjoyed most were visits from children. They did not want public office.
Herbert Hoover

Absolutely the worst thing about this job is the travel and being away from family. I have a wife and three wonderful children, the kids are all active in sports and it's very difficult to up and leave and miss them growing up.
Roy Clark

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

Never have more children than you have car windows.
Erma Bombeck

There are times not to flirt. When you're sick. When you're with children. When you're on the witness stand.
Joyce Jillson

Instead of needing lots of children, we need high-quality children.
Margaret Mead

I was a witch with my children, truly, about television. I used to say you can watch a half hour of television a day.
Teresa Heinz-Kerry

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

When children are doing nothing, they are doing mischief.
Henry Fielding

About seven children in every classroom are estimated to be victimised to some extent. That is quite a statistic... a significant proportion of the population.
Wendy Craig

Our children don't understand how comfortable we are. My son will say 'Dad, can we really afford that?'
Bruce Chizen

Life is a book. Once you reach the end, there is no more. You can't keep reading. You are done. But look. Each stage in your life - going to high school, getting married, moving to a different city, having children, traveling to a new country - is a different chapter. Each chapter holds surprises, joys, and hardships. Look at it that way, and look forward to beginning that new chapter. You can never get on with the story if you don't keep reading.
Jesse Adams

Mine eyes do fail with tears, my bowels are troubled, my liver is poured upon the earth, for the destruction of the daughter of my people; because the children and the sucklings swoon in the streets of the city.
Bible

I would quite happily do it for nothing [on news he was the only presenter to get paid for the Charity fundraiser, Children in Need]
Terry Wogan

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

As complicated as joint custody is, it allows the delicious contradiction of having children and maintaining the intimacy of life before the kids.
Delia Ephron

Just think of the tragedy of teaching children not to doubt.
Clarence Darrow

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

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

Let your children go if you want to keep them.
Malcolm Forbes

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

Looking after two young children keeps me on my toes and hopefully fit enough to cope with the jungle
Kimberley Davies

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

It is not that the child lives in a world of imagination, but that the child within us survives and starts into life only at rare moments of recollection, which makes us believe, and it is not true, that, as children, we were imaginative?
Cesare Pavese

Raising children is an uncertain thing; success is reached only after a life of battle and worry.
Democritus

Women's liberation is just a lot of foolishness. It's men who are discriminated against. They can't bear children. And no one is likely to do anything about that.
Golda Meir



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