“Heart♥String” Quotes on Children

Children are one third of our population and all of our future.  ~Select Panel for the Promotion of Child Health, 1981

Even when freshly washed and relieved of all obvious confections, children tend to be sticky.  ~Fran Lebowitz

Every child comes with the message that God is not yet discouraged of man.  ~Rabindranath Tagore

You are worried about seeing him spend his early years in doing nothing.  What!  Is it nothing to be happy?  Nothing to skip, play, and run around all day long?  Never in his life will he be so busy again.  ~Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Emile, 1762

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 Vaughan

If our American way of life fails the child, it fails us all.  ~Pearl S. Buck

In the United States today, there is a pervasive tendency to treat children as adults, and adults as children.  The options of children are thus steadily expanded, while those of adults are progressively constricted.  The result is unruly children and childish adults.  ~Thomas Szasz

Children are unpredictable.  You never know what inconsistency they’re going to catch you in next.  ~Franklin P. Jones

Children make you want to start life over.  ~Muhammad Ali

Boy, n.:  a noise with dirt on it.  ~Not Your Average Dictionary

I am fond of children – except boys.  ~Lewis Carroll

Youth is a wonderful thing.  What a crime to waste it on children.  ~George Bernard Shaw

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




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