Quotes of Child

“ And the children of Israel that were present at Jerusalem kept the feast of unleavened bread seven days with great gladness: and the Levites and the priests praised the LORD day by day, singing with loud instruments unto the LORD. ”

- Bible

“ And the LORD spake unto Moses in the wilderness of Sinai, in the tabernacle of the congregation, on the first day of the second month, in the second year after they were come out of the land of Egypt, saying, / Take ye the sum of all the congregation of the children of Israel, after their families, by the house of their fathers, with the number of their names, every male by their polls; / From twenty years old and upward, all that are able to go forth to war in Israel: thou and Aaron shall number them by their armies. ”

- Bible

“ Children have more need of models than of critics. ”

- Joseph Joubert

“ Before I got married, I had six theories about bringing up children. Now I have six children and no theories. ”

- John Wilmot

“ Never have children, only grand children. ”

- Gore Vidal

“ Your children are not your children. / They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself. ”

- Kahlil Gibran

“ Wen I was a child, I spoke as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man I put away my childish things. ”

- Bible

“ Children are unpredictable. You never know what inconsistency they're going to catch you in next. ”

- Franklin P. Jones

“ Children are remarkable for their intelligence and ardour, for their curiosity, their intolerance of shams, the clarity and ruthlessness of their vision. ”

- Aldous Huxley

“ The baby is fine, the only problem is that he looks like Edward G. Robinson. ”

- Woody Allen

“ Bitter are the tears of a child: Sweeten them. Deep are the thoughts of a child: Quiet them. Sharp is the grief of a child: Take it from him. Soft is the heart of a child: Do not harden it. ”

- Pamela Glenconner

“ The best way to keep children at home is to make the home atmosphere pleasant — and let the air out of their tires. ”

- Dorothy Parker

“ There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One of these is roots, the other, wings. ”

- Hodding Carter

“ Child abuse casts a shadow the length of a lifetime. ”

- Herbert Ward

“ Father asked us what was God's noblest work. Anna said men, but I said babies. Men are often bad, but babies never are. ”

- Louisa May Alcott

“ Ask your child what he wants for dinner only if he is buying. ”

- Fran Lebowitz

“ How sharper than a serpent's tooth it is To have a thankless child! ”

- William Shakespeare

“ Few things are more satisfying than seeing your own children have teenagers of their own. ”

- Doug Larson

“ The greatest sign of success for a teacher… is to be able to say, The children are now working as if I did not exist. ”

- Maria Montessori

“ Train up a child in the way that he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it. ”

- King Solomon

“ Envy, my son, wears herself away, and droops like a lamb under the influence of the evil eye. [Lat., L'invidia, figliuol mio, se stessa macera, E si dilegua come agnel per fascino.]. ”

- Jacopo Sannazaro

“ The first half of our lives are ruined by our parents, and the second half by our children. ”

- Clarence Darrow

“ Flowers are words which even a baby can understand. ”

- Arthur C. Coxe

“ Where did you come from, baby dear? Out of the Everywhere and into here. ”

- George MacDonald

“ It were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and he cast into the sea, than that he should offend one of these little ones. ”

- Bible

“ Wen I was a child, I spoke as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man I put away my childish things. ”

- The Holy Bible

“ I believe in making the world safe for our children, but not our children's children, because I don't think children should be having sex. ”

- Jack Handey

“ One can love a child, perhaps, more deeply than one can love another adult, but it is rash to assume that the child feels any love in return. ”

- George Orwell

“ Many children, many cares; no children, no felicity. ”

- John Christian Bovee

“ Level with your child by being honest. Nobody spots a phony quicker than a child. ”

- Mary MacCracken
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