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Famous Quotes & Quotations About Children:

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

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

Familiarity breeds contempt - and children.
~ Mark Twain, Notebooks.

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

A child's education should begin at least one hundred years before he is born.
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

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

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

Do your kids a favor - don't have any.
~ Robert Orben.

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.

A vegetarian is a person who won't eat anything that can have children.
~ David Brenner.

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

It is not easy to be crafty and winsome at the same time, and few accomplish it after the age of six.
~ John W. Gardner and Francesca Gardner Reese.

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

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

Ask your child what he wants for dinner only if he's buying.
~ Fran Lebowitz, Social Studies.

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

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.

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

Children are the living messages we send to a time we will not see.
~ John W. Whitehead.

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

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