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Black America knows better than anyone else the high price children pay for the sexual agendas of adults.
Maggie Gallagher

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

We are creatures of the underworld. We can't afford to love! The Children of the revolution
Moulin Rouge

Books, the children of the brain.
Jonathan Swift

Now, I think that I should have known that he was magic all along. I did know it - but I should have guessed that it would be too much to ask to grow old with and see our children grow up together. So now, he is a legend when he would have preferred to be a man.
Jackie Kennedy

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

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

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

Literature is mostly about having sex and not much about having children; life is the other way round
David Lodge

Our bodies are shaped to bear children, and our lives are a working out of the processes of creation. All our ambitions and intelligence are beside that great elemental point.
Saint Augustine

Children and fooles speake true
John Lyly

Our notion of the perfect society embraces the family as its center and ornament, and this paradise is not secure until children appear to animate and complete the picture.
Amos Bronson Alcott

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

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

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

Actors often behave like children, and so we're taken for children. I want to be grown up.
Jeremy Irons

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

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

Children really brighten up a household. They never turn the lights off.
Ralph Bus

A quality education has the power to transform societies in a single generation, provide children with the protection they need from the hazards of poverty, labor exploitation and disease, and given them the knowledge, skills, and confidence to reach their full potential.
Audrey Hepburn

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

It's frightening to think that you mark your children merely by being yourself. It seems unfair. You can't assume the responsibility for everything you do -or don't do.
Simone De Beauvoir

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

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

A suburban mother's role is to deliver children obstetrically once, and by car forever after.
Peter De Vries

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

Come children, let us shut up the box and the puppets, for our play is played out.
William Makepeace Thackeray

I've got three children at home. I just timed the wickets before they went to school so they could watch... To get the wicket of Sachin is always a great pleasure and to get him bat-pad on a turning wicket is a great joy.
Shaun Udal

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

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

Where children are, there is the golden age.
Novalis

Hugs can do great amounts of good - especially for children.
Diana Princess Of Wales

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

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

The quality of education that children receive early in life has a bearing on their later life that we may never fully understand.
Miguel Ferrer

Science is one thing, wisdom is another. Science is an edged tool, with which men play like children, and cut their own fingers.
Sir Arthur Eddington

Our presenter should have made it clear that only some of the children on the show came via the website [on a drama group supplying 'viewers chosen' for an interview - more BBC Blue Peter scandal]
Richard Deverell

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

While the Internet holds many potential opportunities for children, there is also a tremendous danger of online predators.
Bob Goodlatte

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

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

It is healthier, in any case, to write for the adults one's children will become than for the children one's 'mature' critics often are.
Alice Walker

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

My first rule of consumerism is never to buy anything you can't make your children carry.
Bill Bryson

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

How can there be too many children? That is like saying there are too many flowers.
Mother Teresa

The amazing thing is that I'm sane. I'm not bitter. I'm not drugged out. I'm not broke. I'm still married to the same guy. My children don't hate me.
Brenda Lee

My breasts have gone saggy after three children so I wanted to perk them up and make them smaller [on having breast reduction surgery]
Jordan

Mine is the first generation able to contemplate the possibility that we may live our entire lives without going to war or sending our children to war.
Tony Blair

What is sad for women of my generation is that they weren't supposed to work if they had families. What were they going to do when the children are grown - watch the raindrops coming down the window pane?
Jackie Kennedy



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