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Read Interesting Quotes About Children. They Are Our Future

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Children bring innocent charm and, if yours are like mine, a whole lot of mischief to boot. If you have kids at home, there is a chance that you might miss out on appreciating the way they enrich your life. Here are some quotes about children that will get you thinking.

Harry S. Truman
I have found the best way to give advice to your children is to find out what they want and then advise them to do it.

A. P. Gouthey
If life were measured by accomplishments, most of us would die in infancy.

Abigail Van Buren
If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders.

Erma Bombeck
I take a very practical view of raising children. I put a sign in each of their rooms: 'Checkout Time is 18 years.'

Fred G. Gosman, How to Be a Happy Parent... In Spite of Your Children
The more we shelter children from every disappointment, the more devastating future disappointments will be.

Nelson Mandela
Give a child love, laughter and peace, not AIDS.

Haim Ginott
If you want your children to improve, let them overhear the nice things you say about them to others.

Stephanie Martson, The Magic of Encouragement
Self-esteem is the real magic wand that can form a child’s future. A child’s self-esteem affects every area of her existence, from friends she chooses, to how well she does academically in school, to what kind of job she gets, to even the person she chooses to marry.

Bill Cosby
I guess the real reason that my wife and I had children is the same reason that Napoleon had for invading Russia: it seemed like a good idea at the time.

Ronald Reagan
We have the duty to protect the life of an unborn child.

Zig Ziglar
Kids go where there is excitement. They stay where there is love.

Ralph Waldo Emerson
There was never a child so lovely but his mother was glad to get him to sleep.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
One must ask children and birds how cherries and strawberries taste.

Rabindranath Tagore
Don't limit a child to your own learning, for he was born in another time.

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

Jesse Jackson
Your children need your presence more than your presents.

H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
Live so that when your children think of fairness and integrity, they think of you.

John Crudele
Kids spell love T-I-M-E.

Carolyn Coats
Children have more need of models than of critics.

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

Sophia Loren
When you are a mother, you are never really alone in your thoughts. A mother always has to think twice, once for herself and once for her child.

Heraclitus
Man is most nearly himself when he achieves the seriousness of a child at play.

John Wilmot
Before I got married I had six theories about bringing up children; now I have six children, and no theories.

Chris Rock
When I hear people talk about juggling, or the sacrifices they make for their children, I look at them like they're crazy, because 'sacrifice' infers that there was something better to do than being with your children.

Haim Ginott
If you want your children to improve, let them overhear the nice things you say about them to others.

H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
Always kiss your children goodnight -- even if they’re already asleep.

Emma Goldman
No one has yet realized the wealth of sympathy, the kindness and generosity hidden in the soul of a child. The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure.

John F. Kennedy
A child miseducated is a child lost.

Elizabeth Stone
Making the decision to have a child is momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body.

Roy L. Smith
We are apt to forget that children watch examples better than they listen to preaching.

Cary Grant
Probably no greater honor can come to any man than the respect of his colleagues.

Frank Pittman
The guys who fear becoming fathers don’t understand that fathering is not something perfect men do, but something that perfects the man. The end product of child-raising is not the child but the parent.

Ann Landers
It is not what you do for your children but what you have taught them to do for themselves that will make them successful human beings.

Sam Levenson
Insanity is hereditary -- you get it from your kids.

Pablo Picasso
Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.

Yoda, Star Wars
Truly wonderful the mind of a child is.

Frank A. Clark
The most important thing that parents can teach their children is how to get along without them.

Mignon McLaughlin
Likely as not, the child you can do the least with will do the most to make you proud.

Hodding Carter, Jr.
There are two lasting bequests we can give our children: One is roots. The other is wings.

Stephen Sondheim, Into the Woods
Stay a child while you can be a child.

Erma Bombeck
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.

Confucius
The father who does not teach his son his duties is equally guilty with the son who neglects them.

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