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A characteristic of the normal child is he doesn't act that way very often. ~Author Unknown

A child can ask questions that a wise man cannot answer. ~Author Unknown

A child is a curly dimpled lunatic. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

A child seldom needs a good talking to as a good listening to. ~Robert Brault

A little girl is sugar and spice and everything nice - especially when she's taking a nap. ~Author Unknown

A mother becomes a true grandmother the day she stops noticing the terrible things her children do because she is so enchanted with the wonderful things her grandchildren do. ~Lois Wyse

A mother's arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them. ~Victor Hugo

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Adults are obsolete children. ~Dr. Seuss

After I won the Oscar, my salary doubled, my friends tripled, my children became more popular at school, my butcher made a pass at me, and my maid hit me up for a raise. ~Shirley Jones

All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up. ~Pablo Picasso

All men are children, and of one family. The same tale sends them all to bed, and wakes them in the morning. ~Henry David Thoreau

All of us have moments in out lives that test our courage. Taking children into a house with a white carpet is one of them. ~Erma Bombeck

All women should know how to take care of children. Most of them will have a husband some day. ~Franklin P. Jones

Always be nice to your children because they are the ones who will choose your rest home. ~Phyllis Diller

And I remember going to the record studio and there was a park across the street and I'd see all the children playing and I would cry because it would make me sad that I would have to work instead. ~Michael Jackson

Any kid will run any errand for you if you ask at bedtime. ~Red Skelton

Anyone who hates children and animals can't be all bad. ~W. C. Fields

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Anyone who thinks the art of conversation is dead ought to tell a child to go to bed. ~Robert Gallagher

As long as you know men are like children, you know everything! ~Coco Chanel

Boy, n.: a noise with dirt on it. ~Not Your Average Dictionary

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 educated by what the grown-up is and not by his talk. ~Carl Jung

Children are the anchors of a mother's life. ~Sophocles

Children are the living messages we send to a time we will not see. ~Neil Postman

Children are unpredictable. You never know what inconsistency they're going to catch you in next. ~Franklin P. Jones

Children begin by loving their parents; after a time they judge them; rarely, if ever, do they forgive them. ~Oscar Wilde

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Children find everything in nothing; men find nothing in everything. ~Giacomo Leopardi

Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them. ~James A. Baldwin

Children have to be educated, but they have also to be left to educate themselves. ~Ernest Dimnet

Children make you want to start life over. ~Muhammad Ali

Children make your life important. ~Erma Bombeck

Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it. ~Harold Hulbert

Children need the freedom and time to play. Play is not a luxury. Play is a necessity. ~Kay Redfield Jamison

Children raced outside. She surveyed their trail - traces of sticky fingerprints across everything, like wee poems. ~Dr. SunWolf

Children seldom misquote. In fact, they usually repeat word for word what you shouldn't have said. ~Author Unknown

Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives. ~Maya Angelou

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Cleaning your house while your kids are still growing up is like shoveling the walk before it stops snowing. ~Phyllis Diller

Creative play is like a spring that bubbles up from deep within a child. ~Joan Almon

Crowded classrooms and half-day sessions are a tragic waste of our greatest national resource - the minds of our children. ~Walt Disney

Do your kids a favor - don't have any. ~Robert Orben

Don't handicap your children by making their lives easy. ~Robert A. Heinlein

Don't try to make children grow up to be like you, or they may do it. ~Russell Baker

Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children. ~Charles R. Swindoll

Even very young children need to be informed about dying. Explain the concept of death very carefully to your child. This will make threatening him with it much more effective. ~P. J. O'Rourke

Even when freshly washed and relieved of all obvious confections, children tend to be sticky. ~Fran Lebowitz

Every book is a children's book if the kid can read! ~Mitch Hedberg

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Every child comes with the message that God is not yet discouraged of man. ~Rabindranath Tagore

Everybody knows how to raise children, except the people who have them. ~P. J. O'Rourke

Familiarity breeds contempt - and children. ~Mark Twain

Few things are more satisfying than seeing your children have teenagers of their own. ~Doug Larson

For unflagging interest and enjoyment, a household of children, if things go reasonably well, certainly all other forms of success and achievement lose their importance by comparison. ~Theodore Roosevelt

From the solemn gloom of the temple children run out to sit in the dust, God watches them play and forgets the priest. ~Rabindranath Tagore

Having a two-year-old is like having a blender that you don't have the top for. ~Jerry Seinfeld

Healthy children will not fear life if their elders have integrity enough not to fear death. ~Erik H. Erikson

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

I am afraid we must make the world honest before we can honestly say to our children that honesty is the best policy. ~George Bernard Shaw

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I am fond of children - except boys. ~Lewis Carroll

I brought children into this dark world because it needed the light that only a child can bring. ~Liz Armbruster

I come from that society and there is a common thread, specifically family values - the idea that you do anything for your family, and the unconditional love for one's children. ~Ednita Nazario

I guess the real reason that my wife and I had children is the same reason that Napoleon had for invading Russia: it seemed like a good idea at the time. ~Bill Cosby

I have also seen children successfully surmounting the effects of an evil inheritance. That is due to purity being an inherent attribute of the soul. ~Mahatma Gandhi

I like children - fried. ~W. C. Fields

I love my children beyond all reason. They're my joy, even when they're wild with kid energy. ~Christopher Meloni

I prefer peace. But if trouble must come, let it come in my time, so that my children can live in peace. ~Thomas Paine

I take a very practical view of raising children. I put a sign in each of their rooms: "Checkout Time is 18 years." ~Erma Bombeck

I want my children to have all the things I couldn't afford. Then I want to move in with them. ~Phyllis Diller

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If our American way of life fails the child, it fails us all. ~Pearl S. Buck

If there were no schools to take the children away from home part of the time, the insane asylums would be filled with mothers. ~Edgar W. Howe

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

If we would listen to our kids, we'd discover that they are largely self-explanatory. ~Robert Brault, www.robertbrault.com

If you bungle raising your children, I don't think whatever else you do matters very much. ~Jackie Kennedy

If you haven't time to respond to a tug at your pants leg, your schedule is too crowded. ~Robert Brault

If you must hold yourself up to your children as an object lesson, hold yourself up as a warning and not as an example. ~George Bernard Shaw 

If you raise your children to feel that they can accomplish any goal or task they decide upon, you will have succeeded as a parent and you will have given your children the greatest of all blessings. ~Brian Tracy

In America there are two classes of travel - first class, and with children. ~Robert Benchley

It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father. ~Pope John XXIII

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It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men. ~Frederick Douglass

It is not easy to be crafty and winsome at the same time, and few accomplish it after the age of six. ~John W. Gardner

It's bizarre that the produce manager is more important to my children's health than the pediatrician. ~Meryl Streep

Kids: they dance before they learn there is anything that isn't music. ~William Stafford

Let parents bequeath to their children not riches, but the spirit of reverence. ~Plato

Let us sacrifice our today so that our children can have a better tomorrow. ~Abdul Kalam

Little girls are cute and small only to adults. To one another they are not cute. They are life-sized. ~Margaret Atwood

Live so that when your children think of fairness, caring, and integrity, they think of you. ~H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

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

Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children. ~William Makepeace Thackeray

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Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are their own. ~Aristotle

My childhood should have taught me lessons for my own fatherhood, but it didn't because parenting can only be learned by people who have no children. ~Bill Cosby

Never have more children than you have car windows. ~Erma Bombeck

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

No man should bring children into the world who is unwilling to persevere to the end in their nature and education. ~Plato

Nothing I've ever done has given me more joys and rewards than being a father to my children. ~Bill Cosby

One must ask children and birds how cherries and strawberries taste. ~Goethe

Only God Himself fully appreciates the influence of a Christian mother in the molding of character in her children. ~Billy Graham

While we try to teach our children all about life, Our children teach us what life is all about. ~Angela Schwindt

Our genes make us immortal. ~The Secret of Life

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Parents are the last people on earth who ought to have children. ~Samuel Butler

Raising children is an incredibly hard and risky business in which no cumulative wisdom is gained: each generation repeats the mistakes the previous one made. ~Bill Cosby

Regard your soldiers as your children, and they will follow you into the deepest valleys; look on them as your own beloved sons, and they will stand by you even unto death. ~Sun Tzu

Remember that children, marriages, and flower gardens reflect the kind of care they get. ~H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Tarry a moment to watch the chaos of a playground, crayola-colored shirts of running children, all trying out their wings. ~Dr. SunWolf

Tell the children the truth. ~Bob Marley

The distinction between children and adults, while probably useful for some purposes, is at bottom a specious one, I feel. There are only individual egos, crazy for love. ~Niccolo Machiavelli

The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother. ~Theodore Hesburgh

The most interesting information comes from children, for they tell all they know and then stop. ~Mark Twain

The only thing worth stealing is a kiss from a sleeping child. ~Joe Houldsworth

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The prime purpose of being four is to enjoy being four - of secondary importance is to prepare for being five. ~Jim Trelease

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 real menace in dealing with a five-year-old is that in no time at all you begin to sound like a five-year-old. ~Joan Kerr

The world is as many times new as there are children in our lives. ~Robert Brault

There are fathers who do not love their children; there is no grandfather who does not adore his grandson. ~Victor Hugo

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There are no seven wonders of the world in the eyes of a child. There are seven million. ~Walt Streightiff

There are only two things a child will share willingly - communicable diseases and his mother's age. ~Benjamin Spock

There can be no keener revelation of a society's soul than the way in which it treats its children. ~Nelson Mandela

There was never a child so lovely but his mother was glad to get him to sleep. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

There's nothing that can help you understand your beliefs more than trying to explain them to an inquisitive child. ~Frank A. Clark

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To maintain a joyful family requires much from both the parents and the children. Each member of the family has to become, in a special way, the servant of the others. ~Pope John Paul II

We believed in our idea - a family park where parents and children could have fun- together. ~Walt Disney

We find delight in the beauty and happiness of children that makes the heart too big for the body. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

We worry about what a child will become tomorrow, yet we forget that he is someone today. ~Stacia Tauscher

Welcome to Lake Wobegon, where all the women are strong, all the men are good-looking, and all the children are above average. ~Garrison Keillor

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We've had bad luck with our kids - they've all grown up. ~Christopher Morley

What is a home without children? Quiet. ~Henny Youngman

Why should society feel responsible only for the education of children, and not for the education of all adults of every age? ~Erich Fromm

Women are nothing but machines for producing children. ~Napoleon Bonaparte

You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth. ~Khalil Gibran

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You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance. ~Franklin P. Jones

You know the only people who are always sure about the proper way to raise children? Those who've never had any. ~Bill Cosby

Your children will see what you're all about by what you live rather than what you say. ~Wayne Dyer

Youth is a perpetual intoxication; it is a fever of the mind. ~Fran├žois Duc de la Rochefoucauld

Youth is a wonderful thing. What a crime to waste it on children. ~George Bernard Shaw

A Sunday school is a prison in which children do penance for the evil conscience of their parents. ~H. L. Mencken

A true conservationist is a man who knows that the world is not given by his fathers, but borrowed from his children. ~John James Audubon

A vegetarian is a person who won't eat anything that can have children. ~David Brenner

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