Quotes of Descendant

“ 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

“ The meeting of preparation with opportunity generates the offspring we call luck. ”

- Anthony Robbins

“ Children have neither past nor future; they enjoy the present. ”

- Jean de la Bruyere

“ It is a wise father that knows his own child. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ 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. ”

- Sophia Loren

“ Parents are the bones on which children sharpen their teeth. ”

- Peter Ustinov

“ 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

“ Better to be driven out from among men than to be disliked of children. ”

- Richard H. Dana

“ Tell it not in Gath; publish it not in the streets of Ashkelon. ”

- Bible

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

- Doug Larson

“ Men fear Death, as children fear to go in the dark; and as that natural fear in children is increased with tales, so is the other. ”

- Francis Bacon

“ Now these are the generations of Terah: Terah begat Abram, Nahor, and Haran; and Haran begat Lot. ”

- Bible

“ We've had bad luck with our kids — they've all grown up. ”

- Christopher Morley

“ If your parents never had children, chances are you won't, either. ”

- Dick Cavett

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

- John Wilmot

“ Fathers send their sons to college either because they went to college or because they didn't. ”

- L. L. Henderson

“ 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

“ Hugs can do great amounts of good — especially for children. ”

- Princess Diana

“ He that spareth his rod hateth his son. ”

- Bible

“ Think of your forefathers! Think of your posterity. ”

- John Adams

“ I refuse to admit that I am more than 52, even if that makes my children illegitimate. ”

- Lady Nancy Astor

“ All the cities of the children of Aaron, the priests, were thirteen cities with their suburbs. ”

- Bible

“ As is the mother, so is her daughter. ”

- Bible

“ For, lo, our fathers have fallen by the sword, and our sons and our daughters and our wives are in captivity for this. ”

- Bible

“ Children are very cruel, yes. Of course. Children are extraordinarily cruel little creatures. ”

- Dennis Potter

“ In peace, sons bury their fathers. In war, fathers bury their sons. ”

- Herodotus

“ But as for the children of Israel that dwelt in the cities of Judah, Rehoboam reigned over them. ”

- Bible

“ And her daughters which are in the field shall be slain by the sword; and they shall know that I am the LORD. ”

- Bible
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