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Children begin by loving their parents. After a time they judge them. Rarely, if ever, do they forgive them.
– Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills WildeRate it:
Children begin by loving their parents. As they grow older, they judge them. Sometimes they forgive them.
– Author UnknownRate it:
Children begin by loving their parents; as they grow older they judge them; sometimes they forgive them.
– Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray, 1891Rate it:
Children form a bond of union than which the human heart finds none more enduring.
– LivyRate it:
Children give us the golden opportunity not only to reinvent our forgotten childhood, but also to play all the exciting great games, even the ones we missed before!
– Faizul MomenRate it:
Children have more need of models than of critics.
– Carolyn CoatsRate it:
Children have neither a past nor a future. Thus they enjoy the present - which seldom happens to us.
– Jean De La BruyereRate it:
Children have neither a past nor a future. Thus they enjoy the present-- which seldom happens to us.
– La BruyereRate it:
Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.
– James Arthur BaldwinRate it:
Children have to be educated, but they have also to be left to educate themselves.
– Ernest DimnetRate it:
Children love to be alone because alone is where they know themselves, and where they dream.
– Roger RosenblattRate it:
Children make you want to start life over.
– Muhammad AliRate it:
Children might or might not be a blessing, but to create them and then fail them was surely damnation.
– Lois McMaster BujoldRate it:
Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it.
– Harold S. HulbertRate it:
Children need models more than they need critics.
– Joseph JoubertRate it:
Children require guidance and sympathy far more than instruction.
– Ambrose Gwinett BierceRate it:
Children should be educated and instructed in the principles of freedom.
– John AdamsRate it:
Children should neither be seen nor heard from - ever again.
– W.C. FieldsRate it:
Children show scars like medals. Lovers use them as secrets to reveal. A scar is what happens when the word is made flesh.
– Leonard CohenRate it:
Children speak in the field what they hear in the house.
– Scottish ProverbRate it:
Children sweeten labours, but they make misfortunes more bitter.
– Francis Bacon, Essays (1625)Rate it:
Children today are tyrants. They contradict their parents, gobble their food, and tyrannize their teachers.
– SocratesRate it:
Children who know how to think for themselves spoil the harmony of the collective society which is coming where everyone is interdependent.
– John DeweyRate it:
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. MorganRate it:
Children wish fathers looked but with their eyes; fathers that children with their judgment looked; and either may be wrong.
– Capel LofftRate it:

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