In the famous poem, The Rainbow
, William Wordsworth used the expression, "The child is father of the man." This expression means that all our positive and negative traits are established when we are young. Indeed, if you watch children at play, you will notice them demonstrate certain characteristics which remain with them forever.
It is necessary to groom children to adopt healthy attitudes and positive traits so that they grow up to be balanced individuals. Read these quotes about children
to know how children are different from adults.