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Quotations About Children Page 2

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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.
C.G. Jung
Integration of the Personality, 1939


No matter how calmly you try to referee, parenting will eventually produce bizarre behavior, and I'm not talking about the kids.
Bill Cosby
Fatherhood, 1986


Human beings are the only creatures on earth that allow their children to come back home.
Bill Cosby
Fatherhood, 1986


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
Essays


Come little babe, come silly soul, Thy father's shame, thy mother's grief,
Nicholas Breton
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.
Toni Morrison
Beloved, 1987


It kills you to see them grow up. But I guess it would kill you quicker if they didn't.
Barbara Kingsolver
Animal Dreams


You have a lifetime to work, but children are only young once.
Polish Proverb


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