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A child born today in the United Kingdom stands a ten times greater chance of being admitted to a mental hospital than to a university ... This can be taken as an indication that we are driving our children mad more effectively than we are genuinely educating them. Perhaps it is our way of educating them that is driving them mad.
R. D. Laing
A child enters your home and makes so much noise for twenty years that you can hardly stand it: then departs leaving the house so silent that you think you will go mad
John Andrew Holmes
A child is a curly, dimpled lunatic.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A child should always say what's true, And speak when he is spoken to; And behave mannerly at table, At least as far as he is able
Robert Louis Stevenson
A child thinks 20 shillings and 20 years can scarce ever be spent.
Benjamin Franklin
A child wants some kind of undisrupted routine or rhythm. He seems to want a predictable, orderly world. For instance, injustice, unfairness or inconsistency in the parents seems to make a child feel anxious and unsafe. This attitude may not be so mu
Abraham Maslow
A child will make two dishes at an entertainment for friends; and when the family dines alone, the fore or hind quarter will make a reasonable dish, and seasoned with a little pepper or salt will be very good boiled on the fourth day, especially in w
Jonathan Swift
A child's spirit is like a child, you can never catch it by running after it; you must stand still, and, for love, it will soon itself come back.
Arthur Miller
A child, like your stomach, doesn't need all you can afford to give it.
Frank A. Clark
All children alarm their parents, if only because you are forever expecting to encounter yourself.
Gore Vidal
All God's children are not beautiful. Most of God's children are, in fact, barely presentable.
Fran Lebowitz
Allow children to be happy in their own way, for what better way will they find?
Samuel Johnson
And he answering said to his father, Lo, these many years do I serve thee, neither transgressed I at any time thy commandment: and yet thou never gavest me a kid, that I might make merry with my friends
Bible
Anxiety in children is originally nothing other than an expression of the fact they are feeling the loss of the person they love
Sigmund Freud
Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.
Benjamin Franklin
Better a snotty child than his nose wip'd off
George Herbert
By the year 2000 we will, I hope, raise our children to believe in human potential, not God
Gloria Steinem
Children are all foreigners.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Children are completely egoistic; they feel their needs intensely and strive ruthlessly to satisfy them.
Sigmund Freud
Children are innocent and love justice, while most adults are wicked and prefer mercy.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
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