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Childhood has no forebodings, but then, it is soothed by no memories of outlived sorrow.
– George Eliot, The Mill On The Floss, Ch 9
Childhood is that wonderful time when all you need to do to lose weight is take a bath.
– Joe Moore
Childhood is the kingdom where nobody dies. Nobody that matters, that is.
– Edna St. Vincent Millay
Children always turn to the light.
– David Hare
Children are a poor man's wealth.
– Danish proverb
Children are all foreigners.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
Children are born true scientists. They spontaneously experiment and experience and reexperience again. They select, combine, and test, seeking to find order in their experiences - "which is the mostest? which is the leastest?" They smell, taste, bite, and touch-test for hardness, softness, springiness, roughness, smoothness, coldness, warmness: the heft, shake, punch, squeeze, push, crush, rub, and try to pull things apart.
– R. Buckminster Fuller
Children are completely egoistic; they feel their needs intensely and strive ruthlessly to satisfy them.
– Sigmund Freud
Children are entitled to their otherness, as anyone is and when we reach them, as we sometimes do, it is generally on a point of sheer delight, to us so astonishing, but to them so natural.
– Alastair Reid
Children are excellent observers, and will often perceive your slightest defects. In general, those who govern children, forgive nothing in them, but everything in themselves.
– François Fénelon
Children are guilty of unpardonable rudeness when they spit in the face of a companion; neither are they excusable who spit from windows or on walls or furniture.
– St. John Baptist de La Salle, The Rules of Christian Manners and Civility (c. 1695)
Children are like the rain, we shouldn’t be angry with them because they just don’t know how to fall upwards.
– Vikrant Parsai
Children are like wet cement. Whatever falls on them makes an impression.
– Haim Ginott
Children are likely to live up to what you believe of them.
– Claudia Alta Taylor Johnson
Children are natural mimics; they act like their parents in spite of every effort to teach them good manners.
– Author Unknown
Children are never too tender to be whipped. Like tough beefsteaks, the more you beat them, the more tender they become.
– Edgar Allan Poe
Children are not things to be molded, but are people to be unfolded.
– Jesse Lair
Children are our most valuable natural resource.
– Herbert Clark Hoover
Children are the hands by which we take hold of heaven.
– Henry Ward Beecher
Children are the living messages we send to a time we will not see.
– Neil Postman
Children are the only form of immortality that we can be sure of.
– Peter Ustinov
Children are unpredictable. You never know what inconsistency they're going to catch you in next.
– Franklin P. Jones
Children are very nice observers, and will often perceive your sligthest defects. In general, those who govern children, forgive nothing in them, but everything in themselves.
– Francois Fenelon
Children begin by loving their parents as they grow older they judge them sometimes they forgive them.
– Oscar Wilde
Children begin by loving their parents. After a time they judge them. Rarely, if ever, do they forgive them.
– Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde

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