Children Quotes - Page 3

It takes a village to raise a child.
– African proverb

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

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

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

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

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

There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One is roots; the other, wings.
– Hodding Carter

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

If you want children to keep their feet on the ground put some responsibility on their shoulders.
– Abigail Van Buren

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

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

If you bungle raising your children, I don’t think whatever else you do well matters very much.
– Jacqueline Kennedy

No matter how old a mother is, she watches her middle aged children for signs of improvement.
– Florida Scott

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

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

Probably no greater honor can come to any man than the respect of his colleagues.
– Cary Grant

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

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

Man is most nearly himself when he achieves the seriousness of a child at play.
– Heraclitus