- A child is that which tells in the street what his parents say at home.
- A child sees everything, looks straight at it, examines it, without any preconceived idea; most people, after they are about eleven or twelve, quite lose this power, they see everything through a few preconceived ideas which hang like a veil between them and the outer world.
- Children should be seen and not heard - Unknown
- Having a baby is like trying to push a grand piano through a transom.
- Alice Roosevelt Longworth, (1884-1980).
- I don't dislike children, I just don't particularly want to be around with them a lot. Problem is, neither do their parents. ~ Bill Maher
- If children grew up according to early indications, we should have nothing but geniuses.
- If you want your children to turn out well, spend twice as much time with them, and half as much money.
- In raising my children, I have lost my mind but found my soul.
- Men fight for liberty and win it with hard knocks. Their children, brought up easy, let it slip away again, poor fools. And their grandchildren are once more slaves.
- People who say they sleep like a baby usually don't have one.
- Sunt pueri pueri et pueri puerilia tractant.
- Children are children and children do childish things
- The best inheritance a person can give to his children is a few minutes of his time each day.
- The easiest way for your children to learn about money is for you not to have any.
- The greatest prejudice that exists in the modern world, the only one almost universally accepted, is the prejudice against children.
- The thing that impresses me the most about America is the way parents obey their children.
- There is very little you can beat into a child, but no limit to what you can hug out of it
- There's not a man in America who at one time or another hasn't had a secret desire to boot a child in the ass.
- Too often we give children answers to remember rather than problems to solve.
- You rock a sobbing child without wondering if today's world is passing you by, because you know you hold tomorrow tightly in your arms.
- Children are expensive to raise. If you can't afford one, take an aspirin...and hold it between your knees.
- Insanity is hereditary; you can get it from your children.
- If you want to see what children can do, you must stop giving them things.