- 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.
Two conflicting organisational elements
Currently, most quotes on the subject are entered alphabetical by author. But, an entire book was excerpted as a section, and rather than integrating these, they were left separate. This is discordant, and should be remedied. 22.214.171.124 17:24, 29 November 2019 (UTC)