Quotations About Children Page 2
The thing that impresses me most about America is the way parents obey their children.
Edward, Duke of Windsor
Look, 5 March 1957
If there is anything that we wish to change in the child, we should first examine it and see whether it is not something that could better be changed in ourselves.
Integration of the Personality, 1939
Human beings are the only creatures on earth that allow their children to come back home.
No matter how calmly you try to referee, parenting will eventually produce bizarre behavior, and I'm not talking about the kids.
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.
Come little babe, come silly soul,
Thy father's shame, thy mother's grief,
Come, little babe, come, silly soul
Grown don't mean nothing to a mother. A child is a child. They get bigger, older, but grown? What's that suppose to mean? In my heart it don't mean a thing.
It kills you to see them grow up. But I guess it would kill you quicker if they didn't.
If our American way of life fails the child, it fails us all.
Pearl S. Buck
We've had bad luck with our kids - they've all grown up.