Wednesday, 11 May 2011

All the Little Children

All art from a Childrens' Display at Cuenca's Museum of Modern Art
You are a child of the universe / no less than the trees and the stars / you have a right to be here ~ Max Ehrmann #quote

Welcome to Lake Wobegon, where all the women are strong, all the men are good-looking, and all the children are above average. ~ Garrison Keillor #quote

Children are not less intelligent than adults; what they are is less informed. ~ Philip Pullman #quote

Adults are just obsolete children and the hell with them. ~ Dr. Seuss #quote

I was a wonderful parent before I had children. ... Then I had three of my own. ~ Adele Faber #quote

If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders. ~ Abigail Van Buren #quote

The biggest lesson we have to give our children is truth. ~ Goldie Hawn #quote

Your emotional life is not written in cement during childhood. You write each chapter as you go along. ~ Harry Stack Sullivan #quote

One of the most important things we adults can do for young children is to model the kind of person we would like them to be. ~ C.B. Hillman #quote

What a child doesn't receive he can seldom later give. ~ P. D. James #quote

So long as little children are allowed to suffer, there is no true love in this world. ~ Isodore Duncan #quote

Nothing has a stronger influence psychologically on their environment & especialy on their children than the unlived life of the parent ~ C. Jung #quote

Don`t worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you. ~ Robert Fulghum #quote

Listen to the mustn'ts, child. Listen to the don'ts. Listen to the shouldn'ts, the impossibles, the won'ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me... Anything can happen, child. Anything can be. ~ Shel Silverstein #quote

It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men. ~ Frederick Douglass #quote

Given my heritage and the ordeal of my childhood, I sometimes wonder why I myself am not insane. Maybe I am. ~ Dean Koontz #quote

I have found the best way to give advice to your children is to find out what they want and then advise them to do it. ~ Harry S. Truman #quote

All of us have to recognize that we owe our children more than we have been giving them. ~ Hillary Clinton #quote

Always end the name of your child with a vowel, so that when you yell the name will carry. ~ Bill Cosby #quote

The child benefits more from being valued than evaluated. ~ Don Dinkmeyer #quote

Everything else you grow out of, but you never recover from childhood. ~ Beryl Bainbridge #quote

When you are dealing with a child, keep all your wits about you, and sit on the floor. ~ Austin O'Malley #quote

I wish to sing of my interior visions with the naive candor of a child. ~ Claude Debussy #quote

I have frequently gained my first real insight into the character of parents by studying their children. ~ Arthur Conan Doyle #quote

The first principle of child-rearing is to choose a good mother. ~ Christian Morgenstern #quote

Beware of him who hates the laugh of a child. ~ Henry Ward Beecher #quote

Mother is the name of God on the lips and hearts of children. ~ The Crow #linesfrommovies

All God's children are not beautiful. Most of God's children are, in fact, barely presentable. ~ Fran Lebowitz #quote

Literature is a textually transmitted disease, normally contracted in childhood. ~ Jane Yolen #quote

Don't handicap your children by making their lives easy. ~ Robert A. Heinlein #quote

Blame is for God and small children. ~ Dustin Hoffman #quote

Do not teach your children never to be angry; teach them how to be angry.  ~ Lyman Abbott #quote

Acting childish seems to come naturally, but acting like an adult, no matter how old we are, just doesn't come easy to us ~ Lily Tomlin #quote

Our revenge will be the laughter of our children. ~ Bobby Sands #quote

There are two lasting bequests we can give our children.  One is roots.  The other is wings.  ~ Hodding Carter, Jr. #quote

The day we fret about the future is the day we leave our childhood behind ~ Patrick Rothfuss, The Name of the Wind #quote

Parents are the bone on which children sharpen their teeth. ~ Peter Ustinov #quote

It is not enough to prepare our children for the world; we must also prepare the world for our children. ~ Luis J. Rodriquez #quote

During your childhood, people tell you to be quiet. When you are quiet, people tell you that you are shy. ~ J.B. Winge #quote

Never help a child with a task at which he feels he can succeed. ~ Maria Montessori #quote

No one ever does live happily ever after, but we leave the children to find that out for themselves. ~ Stephen King #quote

Children are remarkable for their intelligence and ardor, for their curiosity, their intolerance of shames, the clarity and ruthlessness of their vision ~ Aldous Huxley #quote

A parent who has never apologized to his children is a monster.  If he's always apologizing, his children are monsters.  ~ Mignon McLaughlin #quote

Children are unpredictable. You never know what inconsistency they're going to catch you in next. ~ Franklin P. Jones #quote

So, like a forgotten fire, a childhood can always flare up again within us. ~ Gaston Bachelard #quote

Making the decision to have a child is momentous.  It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking around outside your body.  ~ E. Stone #quote

If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace. ~ Thomas Paine #quote

Man is not an end but a beginning. We are at the beginning of the second week. We are children of the eighth day. ~ Thornton Wilder #quote

As a child, I was an imaginary playmate. ~ Tom Robbins #quote