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Children Quotes

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Making the decision to have a child it’s momentous. It is to decide forever to have your heart go walking outside your body.
– Elizabeth Stone

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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

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There’s nothing sadder in this world than to awake Christmas morning and not be a child.
– Erma Bombeck

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Children are the living messages we send to a time we will not see.
– John W. Whitehead

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

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

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It is not a bad thing that children should occasionally, and politely, put parents in their place.
– Colette

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

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

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Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person’s character lies in their own hands.
– Anne Frank

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The father who does not teach his son his duties is equally guilty with the son who neglects them.
– Confucius

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The children are the hope of the future.

Submitted by Genalin Sarcepuedes.

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

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Children are the living messages we send to a time we will not see.
– John W. Whitehead

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

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The most effective form of birth control I know is spending the day with my kids.
– Jill Bensley

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

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

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If you want your children to improve, let them overhear the nice things you say about them to others.
– Haim Ginott

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The best way to keep children home is to make the home atmosphere pleasant and let the air out of the tires.
– Dorothy Parker