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Quotations About Children

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You will always be your child's favorite toy.
Vicki Lansky
Trouble-Free Travel with Children, 1991

What a child doesn't receive he can seldom later give.
P.D. James
Time to Be in Earnest

Children have more need of models than of critics.
Carolyn Coats
Things Your Dad Always Told You But You Didn't Want to Hear

Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children.
Charles R. Swindoll
The Strong Family

Most of us become parents long before we have stopped being children.
Mignon McLaughlin
The Second Neurotic's Notebook, 1966

Your children tell you casually years later what it would have killed you with worry to know at the time.
Mignon McLaughlin
The Second Neurotic's Notebook, 1966

Adolescence: A stage between infancy and adultery.
Ambrose Bierce
The Devil's Dictionary, 1911

Setting a good example for your children takes all the fun out of middle age.
William Feather
The Business of Life, 1949

Ask your child what he wants for dinner only if he's buying.
Fran Lebowitz
Social Studies

It is not a bad thing that children should occasionally, and politely, put parents in their place.
My Mother's House, 1922

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