child quotes

“I wanted to ask a thousand questions, but there was no one to ask. Besides I knew that people only told lies to children-lies about everything from soup to Santa Claus.”

“I want my children to have all the things I couldn't afford. Then I want to move in with them. ”

“Most children threaten at times to run away from home. This is the only thing that keeps some parents going. ”

“We spend the first twelve months of our children's lives teaching them to walk and talk and the next twelve telling them to sit down and shut up. ”

“Finance, like time, devours its own children.”

“What is a child, monsieur, but the image of two beings, the fruit of two sentiments spontaneously blended?”

“It is the mark of a great man that he puts to flight all ordinary calculations. He is at once sublime and touching, childlike and of the race of giants.”

“Chance, my dear, is the sovereign deity in child-bearing.”

“A child-like man is not a man whose development has been arrested; on the contrary, he is a man who has given himself a chance of continuing to develop long after most adults have muffled themselves in the cocoon of middle-aged habit and convention.”

“Children are remarkable for their intelligence and ardor, for their curiosity, their intolerance of shams, the clarity and ruthlessness of their vision.”

“To be ignorant of what occurred before you were born is to remain always a child.”

“What gift has providence bestowed on man that is so dear to him as his children? ”

“The place is very well and quiet and the children only scream in a low voice. ”

“You know, nothing is more important than education, because nowhere are our stakes higher; our future depends on the quality of education of our children today.”

“I have frequently gained my first real insight into the character of parents by studying their children.”

“A man growing old becomes a child again.”

“Children are the anchors of a mother's life. ”

“To give birth is a fearsome thing; there is no hating the child one has borne even when injured by it.”

“Bear up, my child, bear up; Zeus who oversees and directs all things is still mighty in heaven.”

“A mother's arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them.”

Child quotes - A great artist is a great man in a great child.

“A great artist is a great man in a great child.”

“There are fathers who do not love their children; there is no grandfather who does not adore his grandson.”

“No one ever keeps a secret so well as a child.”

“Blessed be Providence which has given to each his toy: the doll to the child, the child to the woman, the woman to the man, the man to the devil! ”

“Our acts make or mar us, we are the children of our own deeds.”

“No one can keep a secret better than a child.”

“Doing nothing is happiness for children and misery for old men.”

“The three great problems of this century; the degradation of man in the proletariat, the subjection of women through hunger, the atrophy of the child by darkness.”

“There are children playing in the streets who could solve some of my top problems in physics, because they have modes of sensory perception that I lost long ago. ”

“How little is the promise of the child fulfilled in the man.”