Quotes For Kids To Inspire Us All

"There Is No Greater
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Kids Are God's Greatest Gift



Quotes For Kids can remind us to always nurture, love, and spend quality time with the greatest gift God could have ever given to us.

Though few of us need that reminder, sometimes the stress of everyday life can cause us to forget temporarily about the importance of the time and attention our children need.

Quotes for Kids can help us with that.

Those early first years of nurturing and teaching are so crucial to the rest of their lives and we can never turn back the hands of time.

We have been given no greater gift or responsibility than our children.

The following Quotes for Kids are hand picked favorites. If you have any Quotes for Kids or any other quotes you'd like to share please use the e-mail link at the bottom of the page.

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Quotes For Kids

“A baby is God's opinion that life should go on.” - Carl Sandburg

“Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible - the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family.” - Virginia Satir

“One of the most obvious facts about grown-ups to a child is that they have forgotten what it is like to be a child.” - Randall Jarrell

“I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father's protection.” -Sigmund Freud

“When I was a child, I spoke like a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man, I put away childish things.” - I Corinthians 13:11

“If you can give your son or daughter only one gift, let it be enthusiasm.” -Bruce Barton

“Your family and your love must be cultivated like a garden. Time, effort, and imagination must be summoned constantly to keep any relationship flourishing and growing.” - Jim Rohn

“True obedience is a matter of love, which makes it voluntary, not compelled by fear or force.” -Dorothy Day

“What a child does not receive, he can seldom later give.”
-P. D. James

“A child's life is like a piece of paper on which every passerby leaves a mark.” -Chinese proverb

“The work will wait while you show your child the rainbow, but the rainbow won't wait while you do the work.” -Patricia Clafford

“Pretty much all the honest truthtelling there is in the world is done by children.” -Oliver Wendell Holmes

“Sons are a heritage from the Lord, children a reward from Him.”
-The Bible, Psalm 127:3 NIV

“If you bungle raising your children, I don't think whatever else you do well matters very much.” -Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

“It is better to bind your children to you by a feeling of respect and by gentleness, than by fear.” - Terence

“If you instill in your child a love of the outdoors and an appreciation of nature, you will have given him a treasure no one can take away.” -Ted Trueblood

“Level with your child by being honest. Nobody spots a phony quicker than a child.” - Mary MacCracken

“For as children tremble and fear everything in the blind darkness, so we in the light sometimes fear what is no more to be feared than the things children in the dark hold in terror and imagine will come true.”
-Titus Lucretius Carus

“God sends children to enlarge our hearts, and to make us unselfish and full of kindly sympathies and affections.” -Mary Howitt

“Nothing you do for children is ever wasted. They seem not to notice us, hovering, averting our eyes, and they seldom offer thanks, but what we do for them is never wasted.” -Garrison Keillor

“If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders.” - Abigail Van Buren

“In the final analysis it is not what you do for your children but what you have taught them to do for themselves that will make them successful human beings.” - Ann Landers

“Who of us is mature enough for offspring before the offspring themselves arrive? The value of marriage is not that adults produce children but that children produce adults.” -Peter De Vries

“Your children will become what you are; so be what you want them to be.” - David Bly

“Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it.” - Harold Hulbert

“Don't limit a child to your own learning, for he was born in another time. -Rabbinic saying

“A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong.”- Thomas Szasz

“If we are to have real peace, we must begin with the children.”
- Mahatma Gandhi

“It takes a whole village to raise a child.” - African Proverb

“A three-year-old child is a being who gets almost as much fun out of a fifty-six dollar set of swings as it does out of finding a small green worm.” -Bill Vaughn

“Nothing you do for children is ever wasted. They seem not to notice us, hovering, averting our eyes, and they seldom offer thanks, but what we do for them is never wasted.” -Garrison Keillor

“Upon our children - how they are taught - rests the fate - or fortune - of tomorrow's world.” -B.C. Forbes

“Do not handicap your children by making their lives easy.”
-Robert A. Heinlein

“Cleaning your house while your kids are still growing is like shoveling the walk before it stops snowing.” - Phyllis Diller

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

“The conscience of children is formed by the influences that surround them; their notions of good and evil are the result of the moral atmosphere they breathe.” -Jean Paul Richter

“If you wish to study men you must not neglect to mix with the society of children.” -Jesse Torrey

“Children begin by loving their parents. After a time they judge them. Rarely, if ever, do they forgive them.” -Oscar Wilde

“I wish she was smart enough to teach second grade, too, next year.” -William Goumas

“Our greatest natural resource is the minds of our children.”
-Walt Disney

“The suspicious parent makes an artful child.” -Thomas G. Halliburton

“A new baby is like the beginning of all things - wonder, hope, a dream of possibilities.” - Eda J Leshan

“I can't make people like me, but if I wasn't me, I would like me.”
-Third-grader

“Respect the child. Be not too much his parent. Trespass not on his solitude.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Before I got married I had six theories about bringing up children; now I have six children, and no theories.” -John Wilmot

“Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.” -The Bible, Proverbs 22:6

“Children need models more than they need critics.” -Joseph Joubert

“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

“If you want your children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders.” -Abigail Van Buren

“Children today are tyrants. They contradict their parents, gobble their food, and tyrannize their teachers.” -Socrates

“A child is fed with milk and praise.” -Mary Lamb

“Perhaps a child who is fussed over gets a feeling of destiny; he thinks he is in the world for something important and it gives him drive and confidence.” -Dr. Benjamin Spock

“A child tells in the street what its father and mother say at home.”
-The Talmud

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

“The greatest aid to adult education is children.” - Charlie T. Jones and Bob Phillips

“Teach your child to hold his tongue; he'll learn fast enough to speak.” -Benjamin Franklin

“Let our children grow tall and some taller than others if they have it in them to do so.” -Margaret Thatcher

“Anyone who thinks the art of conversation is dead ought to tell a child to go to bed.” -Robert Gallagher

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

“Bitter are the tears of a child: Sweeten them. Deep are the thoughts of a child: Quiet them. Sharp is the grief of a child: Take it from him. Soft is the heart of a child: Do not harden it.” -Pamela Glenconner

“You know children are growing up when they start asking questions that have answers.” -John J. Plomp

“It takes a village to raise a child.” - African proverb

“Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of life's longing for itself.” -Kahlil Gibran

“Children are our most valuable natural resource.” -Herbert Hoover

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

“Wealth and children are the adornment of life.” -Koran

“Too often we give our children answers to remember rather than problems to solve.” -Roger Lewin

“Don't limit a child to your own learning, for he was born in another time. -Rabbinic saying

“Give me the children until they are seven and anyone may have them afterward.” -St. Francis Xavier

“The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity in which we are permitted to remain children all our lives.” -Albert Einstein

“A child miseducated is a child lost.” -John F. Kennedy

“Moving between the legs of tables and of chairs, rising or falling, grasping at kisses and toys, advancing boldly, sudden to take alarm, retreating to the corner of arm and knee, eager to be reassured, taking pleasure in the fragrant brilliance of the Christmas tree.”
-T.S. Eliot

“It doesn't interest me to know where you live or how much money you have. I want to know whether you can get up after the night of grief and despair, weary and bruised to the bone, and do what needs to be done to feed the children.” -Oriah Mountain Dreamer

“What is more enchanting than the voices of young people when you can't hear what they say?” -Logan Pearsall Smith


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