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Of all the animals, the boy is the most unmanageable.

Of nineteen out of twenty things in children, take no special notice; but if, as to the twentieth, you give a direction or command, see that you are obeyed.

Out of the mouths of babes and sucklings hast thou ordained strength.

Teach your child to hold his tongue; he'll learn fast enough to speak. See quote detail

The child is father of the man.

The child's grief throbs against its little heart as heavily as the man's sorrow; and the one finds as much delight in his kite or drum, as the other in striking the springs of enterprise, or soaring on the wings of fame.

The child's heart curseth deeper in the silence than the strong man in his wrath.

The clew of our destiny, wander where we will, lies at the foot of the cradle.

The first duty to children is to make them happy. If you have not made them so, you have wronged them. No other good they may get can make up for that.

The future destiny of the child is always the work of the mother.

The great cathedral space which was childhood.

The hardest job kids face today is learning good manners without seeing any.

The only way on God's earth you will ever solve the problem of reaching the masses, is by getting hold of the Children. You get boys and girls started right and the devil will hang crepe on his door.

The smallest children are nearest to God, as the smallest planets are nearest the sun.

The soul is healed by being with children.

The tasks set to children should be moderate. Over-exertion is hurtful both physically and intellectually, and even morally. But it is of the utmost importance that they should be made to fulfil all their tasks correctly and punctually. This will train them for an exact and conscientious discharge of their duties in after life.

The training of children is a profession, where we must know how to waste time in order to save it.

The true idea of self-restraint is to let a child venture. - The mistakes of children are often better than their no-mistakes.

There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One of these is roots, the other, wings.

There are only two things a child will share willingly - communicable diseases and his mother's age.


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