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The facts of life are that a child who has seen war cannot be compared with a child who doesn't know what war is except from television.
Sophia Loren
The first half of our life is ruined by our parents and the second half by our children
Clarence Darrow
The most effective kind of education is that a child should play amongst lovely things.
Plato
The proper time to influence the character of a child is about a hundred years before he is born
Dean Inge
The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity in which we are permitted to remain children all our lives.
Albert Einstein
The rod and reproof give wisdom; but a child left to himself bringeth his mother to shame
Bible
The smallest children are nearest to God, as the smallest planets are nearest the sun
Jean Paul Richter
The will to win, the desire to succeed, the urge to reach your full potential... these are the keys that will unlock the door to personal excellence.
Confucius
There are two things parents should give their children: roots and wings. Roots to give them bearing and a sense of belonging, but also wings to help free them from constraints and prejudices and give them other ways to travel (or rather, to fly).
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
There's nothing that can help you understand your beliefs more than trying to explain them to an inquisitive child.
Frank A. Clark
This transformation in kids - from flashing dragonflies, so to say, to sticky water-surface worms slowly slipping downstream - is noticed with pride by society and with mortification by God ...
William Saroyan
To bring up a child in the way he should go, travel that way yourself once in a while.
Josh Billings
To endure is the first thing that a child ought to learn, and that which he will have the most need to know
Jean-Jacques Rousseau
We call a child's mind "small" simply by habit; perhaps it is larger than ours is, for it can take in almost anything without effort
Christopher Morley
We cannot say that if a child is badly nourished he will become a criminal. We must see what conclusion the child has drawn.
Alfred Adler
We seek our friend not sacredly, but with an adulterate passion which would appropriate him to ourselves
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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.
Phyllis Diller
We've had bad luck with children; they've all grown up
Christopher Morley
What a distressing contrast there is between the radiant intelligence of the child and the feeble mentality of the average adult.
Sigmund Freud
When I was a little kid we had a sand box. It was a quicksand box. I was an only child... eventually.
Stephen Wright
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