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A child is a beam of sunlight from the Infinite and Eternal, with possibilities of virtue and vice- but as yet unstained.
~ Lyman Abbott | (American Congregationalist minister ) | 1835-1922 | Children
quotes Division : Statesmen and politicians   
     
A child is a beam of sunlight from the Infinite and Eternal, with possibilities of virtue and vice- but as yet unstained.
~ Lyman Abbott | (American Congregationalist minister ) | 1835-1922 | Children
quotes Division : Statesmen and politicians   
     
A child learns to discard his ideals, whereas a grown-up never wears out his short pants.
~ Karl Kraus | ( Austrian satirist. ) | 1874-1936 | Children
quotes Division : Satirists and Cynic   
     
A child miseducated is a child lost.
~ John F. Kennedy | ( Thirty-fifth President of the USA ) | 1917-1963 | Children
quotes Division : U.S. Presidents   
     
A child's education should begin at least one hundred years before he is born.
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes | ( American author and poet. ) | 1809-1894 | Children
quotes Division : American poets   
     
A torn jacket is soon mended; but hard words bruise the heart of a child.
~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow | ( U.S. poet. ) | 1807-1882 | Children
quotes Division : American poets   
     
Ah! what would the world be to us If the children were no more? We should dread the desert behind us Worse than the dark before.
~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow | ( U.S. poet. ) | 1807-1882 | Children
quotes Division : American poets   
     
As much as I converse with sages and heroes, they have very little of my love and admiration. I long for rural and domestic scene, for the warbling of birds and the prattling of my children
~ John Adams | (Second President of the USA ) | 1735-1826 | Children
quotes Division : U.S. Presidents   
     
Behold the child, by nature's kindly law, pleased with a rattle, tickled with a straw.
~ Alexander Pope | ( English poet and satirist. ) | 1688-1744 | Children
quotes Division : Satirists and Cynic   
     
But the child's sob curses deeper in the silence than the strong man in his wrath!
~ Elizabeth Barrett Browning | ( British poet. ) | 1806-1861 | Children
quotes Division : British Poets   
     
Childhood is the sleep of reason.
~ Jean Jacques Rousseau | ( Swiss political philosopher and essayist. ) | 1712-1778 | Children
quotes Division : Essayists   
     
Children are completely egoistic; they feel their needs intensely and strive ruthlessly to satisfy them.
~ Sigmund Freud | ( Austrian neurologist and fhysician. ) | 1856-1939 | Children
quotes Division : Psychotherapists   
     
Children begin by loving their parents. After a time they judge them. Rarely, if ever, do they forgive them.
~ Oscar Wilde | ( Irish poet and dramatist. ) | 1854-1900 | Children
quotes Division : Dramatists   
     
Children enjoy the present because they have neither a past nor a future.
~ Jean de la BruyA¨re | ( French satiric moralist. ) | 1645-1696 | Children
quotes Division : Satirists and Cynic   
     
Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.
~ James Baldwin | ( African-American writer. ) | 1924-1987 | Children
quotes Division : American writers   
     
Children need models rather than critics.
~ Joseph Joubert | (French moralist. ) | 1754-1824 | Children
quotes Division : Essayists   
     
Children see in their parents the past, their parents see in them the future; and if we find more love in the parents for their children than in children for their parents, this is sad but natural. Who does not entertain his hopes more than his recollections.
~ John Ruskin | ( English art critic. ) | 1819-1900 | Children
quotes Division : Artists   
     
Children wish fathers looked but with their eyes; fathers that children with their judgment looked; and either may be wrong.
~ William Shakespeare | ( British poet and playwright. ) | 1564-1616 | Children
quotes Division : Playwrights   
     
Even a minor event in the life of a child is an event of that child's world and thus a world event.
~ Gaston Bachelard | (French philosopher and poet. ) | 1884-1962 | Children
quotes Division : French Philosophers   
     
Even a minor event in the life of a child is an event of that child's world and thus a world event.
~ Gaston Bachelard | (French Philosopher and Poet ) | 1884-1962 | Children
quotes Division : French Philosophers   
     
Every child is an artist. The problem is to remain an artist once they grow up.
~ Pablo Picasso | ( Spanish painter. ) | 1881-1973 | Children
quotes Division : Artists   
     

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