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Children begin by loving their parents. As they grow older, they judge them. Sometimes they forgive them.
– Author Unknown
Children begin by loving their parents; as they grow older they judge them; sometimes they forgive them.
– Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray, 1891
Children form a bond of union than which the human heart finds none more enduring.
– Livy
Children have more need of models than of critics.
– Carolyn Coats
Children have neither a past nor a future. Thus they enjoy the present - which seldom happens to us.
– Jean De La Bruyere
Children have neither a past nor a future. Thus they enjoy the present-- which seldom happens to us.
– La Bruyere
Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.
– James Arthur Baldwin
Children have to be educated, but they have also to be left to educate themselves.
– Ernest Dimnet
Children love to be alone because alone is where they know themselves, and where they dream.
– Roger Rosenblatt
Children make you want to start life over.
– Muhammad Ali
Children might or might not be a blessing, but to create them and then fail them was surely damnation.
– Lois McMaster Bujold
Children need encouragement. So if a kid gets an answer right, tell him it was a lucky guess. That way, he develops a good, lucky feeling.
– Jack Handey Deep Thoughts
Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it.
– Harold S. Hulbert
Children need models more than they need critics.
– Joseph Joubert
Children require guidance and sympathy far more than instruction.
– Ambrose Gwinett Bierce
Children should be educated and instructed in the principles of freedom.
– John Adams
Children should neither be seen nor heard from - ever again.
– W.C. Fields
Children show scars like medals. Lovers use them as secrets to reveal. A scar is what happens when the word is made flesh.
– Leonard Cohen
Children speak in the field what they hear in the house.
– Scottish Proverb
Children sweeten labours, but they make misfortunes more bitter.
– Francis Bacon, Essays (1625)
Children today are tyrants. They contradict their parents, gobble their food, and tyrannize their teachers.
– Socrates
Children who get everything they ask for seldom succeed in life.
– Vikrant Parsai
Children who know how to think for themselves spoil the harmony of the collective society which is coming where everyone is interdependent.
– John Dewey
Children whose curiosity survives parental discipline and who manage to grow up before they blow up are invited to join the Yale faculty. Within the university they go on asking their questions and trying to find the answers ... it is a place where the world's hostility to curiosity can be defied.
– Edmund S. Morgan
Children wish fathers looked but with their eyes; fathers that children with their judgment looked; and either may be wrong.
– Capel Lofft

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