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The laughing faces of children on a school playground. A thousand gifts. ~Dr. SunWolf, 2017 January 12th tweet

The real menace in dealing with a five-year-old is that in no time at all you begin to sound like a five-year-old. ~Joan Kerr, Please Don’t Eat the Daisies, 1957

Like fruit, children are sweetest just before they turn bad. ~Terri Guillemets

Children are contemptuous, haughty, irritable, envious, sneaky, selfish, lazy, flighty, timid, liars and hypocrites, quick to laugh and cry, extreme in expressing joy and sorrow, especially about trifles, they’ll do anything to avoid pain but they enjoy inflicting it: little men already. ~Jean de La Bruyère, Les Caractères, 1688

There are no seven wonders of the world in the eyes of a child. There are seven million. ~Walt Streightiff



Pausing to listen to an airplane in the sky, stooping to watch a ladybug on a plant, sitting on a rock to watch the waves crash over the quayside — children have their own agendas and timescales. As they find out more about their world and their place in it, they work hard not to let adults hurry them. We need to hear their voices. ~Cathy Nutbrown

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Children’s talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives. ~Maya Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, 1969

Our genes make us immortal. ~The Secret of Life, PBS

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There’s nothing that can help you understand your beliefs more than trying to explain them to an inquisitive child. ~Frank A. Clark

If there were no schools to take the children away from home part of the time, the insane asylums would be filled with mothers. ~Edgar W. Howe

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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. ~Charles Dickens, The Old Curiosity Shop

Women gather together to wear silly hats, eat dainty food, and forget how unresponsive their husbands are. Men gather to talk sports, eat heavy food, and forget how demanding their wives are. Only where children gather is there any real chance of fun. ~Mignon McLaughlin, The Neurotic’s Notebook, 1960

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It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men. ~Frederick Douglass

If you haven’t time to respond to a tug at your pants leg, your schedule is too crowded. ~Robert Brault

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

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



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Any kid will run any errand for you if you ask at bedtime. ~Red Skelton

Children need the freedom and time to play. Play is not a luxury. Play is a necessity. ~Kay Redfield Jamison

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The only thing worth stealing is a kiss from a sleeping child. ~Joe Houldsworth

Children raced outside. She surveyed their trail — traces of sticky fingerprints across everything, like wee poems. ~Dr. SunWolf

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Children in a family are like flowers in a bouquet: there’s always one determined to face in an opposite direction from the way the arranger desires. ~Marcelene Cox, quoted in James E. Kilgore, Dr. Kilgore’s Feel Good Parenting Book, 1986

A child seldom needs a good talking to as a good listening to. ~Robert Brault

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Do your kids a favor — don’t have any. ~Robert Orben

Children find everything in nothing; men find nothing in everything. ~Giacomo Leopardi, Zibaldone Scelto

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If we would listen to our kids, we’d discover that they are largely self-explanatory. ~Robert Brault

Creative play is like a spring that bubbles up from deep within a child. ~Joan Almon

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There are only two things a child will share willingly — communicable diseases and his mother’s age. ~Benjamin Spock, Dr. Spock’s Baby and Child Care, 1945

Tarry a moment to watch the chaos of a playground, crayola-colored shirts of running children, all trying out their wings. ~Dr. SunWolf, 2012 tweet

There was never a child so lovely but his mother was glad to get him to sleep. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Children seldom misquote. In fact, they usually repeat word for word what you shouldn’t have said. ~Author Unknown

A little girl is sugar and spice and everything nice — especially when she’s taking a nap. ~Author Unknown

A child is a curly dimpled lunatic. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

In America there are two classes of travel — first class, and with children. ~Robert Benchley

The prime purpose of being four is to enjoy being four — of secondary importance is to prepare for being five. ~Jim Trelease, The Read-Aloud Handbook, 1985




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