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I love these little people; and it is not a slight thing, when they, who are so fresh from God, love us.

I think that saving a little child and bringing him into his own, is a derned sight better business than loafing around the throne.

If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder without any such gift from the fairies, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, excitement and mystery of the world we live in.

If children grew up according to early indications, we should have nothing but geniuses.

If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders.

In bringing up a child, think of its old age.

In praising or loving a child, we love and praise not that which is, but that which we hope for.

In the man whose childhood has known caresses and kindness, there is always a fibre of memory that can be touched to gentle issues.

Infancy isn't what it is cracked up to be. Children, not knowing that they are having an easy time, have a good many hard times. Growing and learning and obeying the rules of their elders, or fighting against them, are not easy things to do.

Insanity is hereditary; you get it from your children.

It always grieves me to contemplate the initiation of children into the ways of life when they are scarcely more than infants. - It checks their confidence and simplicity, two of the best qualities that heaven gives them, and demands that they share our sorrows before they are capable of entering into our enjoyments.

Just as the twig is bent, the tree is inclined.

Juvenile appraisals of other juveniles make up in clarity what they lack in charity.

Kids can amuse themselves with almost anything.

Kids even find joy in things that annoy adults

Let all children remember, if ever they are weary of laboring for their parents, that Christ labored for his; if impatient of their commands, that Christ cheerfully obeyed; if reluctant to provide for their parents, that Christ forgot himself and provided for his mother amid the agonies of the crucifixion. The affectionate language of this divine example to every child is, "Go thou and do likewise."

Lord, give to men who are old and rougher the things that little children suffer, and let keep bright and undefiled the young years of the little child.

Man, a dunce uncouth, errs in age and youth: babies know the truth.

Many children, many cares; no children, no felicity.

Nothing has a stronger influence psychologically on their environment, and especially on their children, than the unlived lives of the parents.


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