Popular Quotes and Sayings about Children

The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science. ~Albert Einstein

My mother loved children -- she would have given anything if I had been one. ~Groucho Marx

Learning to dislike children at an early age saves a lot of expense and aggravation later in life. ~Robert Byrne

Humans are the only animals that have children on purpose with the exception of guppies, who like to eat theirs. ~P. J. O%27Rourke

The first half of our lives is ruined by our parents, and the second half by our children. ~Clarence Darrow

The thing that impresses me the most about America is the way parents obey their children. ~King Edward VIII

The whole world is in revolt. Soon there will be only five Kings left--the King of England, the King of Spades, The King of Clubs, the King of Hearts, and the King of Diamonds. ~King Farouk of Egypt

There was a time when we expected nothing of our children but obedience, as opposed to the present, when we expect everything of them but obedience. ~Anatole Broyard

Human beings are the only creatures that allow their children to come back home. ~Bill Cosby

Never raise your hand to your children; it leaves your midsection unprotected. ~Robert Orben

Some weasel took the cork out of my lunch. ~W. C. Fields

Last week, I went to Philadelphia, but it was closed. ~W. C. Fields

A man is too apt to forget that in this world he cannot have everything. A choice is all that is left him. ~H. Mathews

Level with your child by being honest. Nobody spots a phony quicker than a child. ~Mary MacCracken

Be gentle with the young. ~Juvenal

If you want to see what children can do, you must stop giving them things. ~Norman Douglas

If you can give your son or daughter only one gift, let it be enthusiasm. ~Bruce Barton

Because I have loved life, I shall have no sorrow to die. ~Amelia Burr

Cherish your own emotions and never undervalue them. ~Robert Henri

Never part without loving words to think of during your absence. It may be that you will not meet again in life. ~Jean Paul Richter

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

Enjoy when you can, and endure when you must. ~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

In real life, unlike in Shakespeare, the sweetness of the rose depends upon the name it bears. Things are not only what they are. They are, in very important respects, what they seem to be. ~Hubert H. Humphrey

Grown-ups never understand anything for themselves, and it is tiresome for children to be always and forever explaining things to them. ~Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Children are all foreigners. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

What you do speaks so loud that I cannot hear what you say. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nor do not saw the air too much with your hand, thus, but use all gently. For in the very torrent, tempest, and as I may say, whirlwind of passion, you must acquire and beget a temperance that may give it smoothness. ~William Shakespeare