Raising Kids Quotes

About Having Kids Quotes

  • Children in a family are like flowers in a bouquet: There’s always one determined to face in an opposite direction from the way the arranger desires. – Marcelene Cox
  • Children are a great comfort to us in our old age, and they help us reach it faster too.
  • You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance. – Franklin P. Jones
  • The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease forever to be able to do it. – Peter Pan
  • You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose. You’re on your own and you know what you know and YOU are the one who’ll decide where to go. – Dr. Seuss
  • If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales. – Albert Einstein
  • When I approach a child, he inspires in me two sentiments: Tenderness for what he is and respect for what he may become. – Louis Pasteur
  • Without my children, my house would be clean and my wallet would be full but my heart would be EMPTY!
  • Children are one third of our population and all of our future.
  • Children are the living messages we send to a time we will not see. – John F. Kennedy
  • The potential possibilities of any child are the most intriguing and stimulating in all creation. – Ray L. Wilbur
  • Children see magic because they look for it. – Christopher Moore
  • Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children. – Charles R. Swindoll
  • Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them. – James Baldwin
  • Listen to the MUSTN’TS, child – Listen to the DON’TS – Listen to the SHOULDN’TS the IMPOSSIBLES, the WONT’S – Listen to the NEVER HAVES – Then listen close to me – ANYTHING can happen, child, ANYTHING can be. – Shel Silverstein
  • A child is a curly dimpled lunatic. – Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • Children are likely to live up to what you believe of them. – Lady Bird Johnson
  • We worry about what a child will become tomorrow, yet we forget that he is someone today. – Stacia Tauscher
  • And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it. – Roald Dahl
  • The best way to make children good is to make them happy. – Oscar Wilde
  • Only where children gather is there any real chance of fun. – Mignon McLaughlin
  • Hugs can do great amounts of good, especially for children. – Princess Diana
  • Children are our most valuable resource. – Herbert Hoover
  • Children make your life important. – Erma Bombeck
  • 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
  • The greatest gifts you can give your children are the roots of responsibility and the wings of independence. – Denis Waitley
  • Safety and security don’t just happen, they are the result of collective consensus and public investment. We owe our children, the most vulnerable citizens in our society, a life free of violence and fear. – Nelson Mandela
  • Children need models rather than critics. – Joseph Joubert
  • Pretty much all the honest truth telling there is in the world is done by children. – Oliver Wendell Holmes
  • A child is a beam of sunlight from the Infinite and Eternal, with possibilities of virtue and vice, but as yet unstained. – Lyman Abbot
  • If we are to teach real peace in this world, and if we are to carry on a real war against war, we shall have to begin with the children. – Mahatma Gandhi
  • Now we know why some animals eat their own children.
  • If I could relive my life, I would devote my entire ministry to reaching children for God! – Dwight L. Moody
  • A person who has good thoughts cannot ever be ugly. You can have a wonky nose and a crooked mouth and a double chin and stick-out teeth, but if you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely. – Roald Dahl
  • You have to love your children unselfishly. That is hard. But it is the only way. – Barbara Bush
  • There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children. – Nelson Mandela
  • It’s the greatest poverty to decide that a child must die so that you may live as you wish. – Mother Teresa
  • Children need love, especially when they least deserve it. – Harold Hulbert
  • Children seldom misquote. In fact, they usually repeat word for word what you shouldn’t have said.
  • While we try to teach our children all about life, Our children teach us what life is all about. – Angela Schwindt
  • I continue to believe that if children are given the necessary tools to succeed, they will succeed beyond their wildest dreams! – David Vitter
  • Children must be taught how to think, not what to think. – Margaret Mead
  • Don’t worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you. – Robert Fulghum,
  • Children are the hands by which we take hold of heaven. – Henry Ward Beecher
  • Children are not things to be molded, but are people to be unfolded. – Jess Lair
  • Children are happy because they don’t have a file in their minds called “All the Things That Could Go Wrong. – Marianne Williamson
  • A child can ask questions that a wise man cannot answer.
  • Every child comes with the message that God is not yet discouraged of man. – Rabindranath Tagore
  • Children are like wet cement whatever falls on them makes an impression. – Haim Ginott
  • It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men. – Frederick Douglass
  • Children are the living messages we send to a time we will not see. – Neil Postman
  • Children are great imitators. So give them something great to imitate.
  • No one’s perfect – that’s why pencils have erasers. – Wolfgang Riebe
  • Old men can make war, but it is children who will make history. – Ray Merritt
  • A baby is God’s opinion that the world should go on. – Carl Sandburg
  • The love of children inspires an interest in the welfare of all humanity. – James Lendall Basford
  • The soul is healed by being with children. – Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  • Anyone who does anything to help a child is a hero to me. – Fred Rogers
  • You are worried about seeing him spend his early years in doing nothing! What! – Is it nothing to be happy? – Nothing to skip – play and run around all day long? Never in his life will he be so busy again. – Jean Jacques Rousseau
  • Little children at play is one of the most beautiful sights in nature and a sight which for the moment almost leads us to mistrust our theories of human misery. Little children are happy because they have no carking cares nor troublesome responsibilities, no painful memories and no anxious anticipations. – Frederick Canon Oakeley
  • A characteristic of the normal child is he doesn’t act that way very often.
  • In a dark moment I ask, ‘How can anyone bring a child into this world?’ And the answer rings clear, ‘Because there is no other world, and because the child has no other way into it.’ – Robert Brault