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36 Great Quotes About Kids

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Kids are great. Without them, there would be no adults.

Whether you’re expecting a baby, or you just need some help understanding the more youthful among us, I’m sure you’ll enjoy this great collection of quotes.

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If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.Albert Einstein

We must teach our children to dream with their eyes open.Harry Edwards

Give a little love to a child, and you get a great deal back.John Ruskin

While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about.Angela Schwindt

We may not be able to prepare the future for our children, but we can at least prepare our children for the future.Franklin D. Roosevelt

Children make you want to start life over.Muhammad Ali

Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.Margaret Mead

You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance.Franklin P. Jones

The most interesting information comes from children, for they tell all they know and then stop.Mark Twain

Children keep us in check. Their laughter prevents our hearts from hardening. Their dreams ensure we never lose our drive to make ours a better world. They are the greatest disciplinarians known to mankind.Queen Rania of Jordan

The greatest thing a father can do for his children, is to love their mother.Anjaneth Garcia Untalan

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

Let us live not only to serve God ourselves; let us live to help our children and their children live for God.Dillon Burroughs

Children are likely to live up to what you believe of them.Lady Bird Johnson

Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it.Harold Hulbert

Children are the proof we’ve been here… they are the best thing and the most impossible thing.Allison Pearson

Baby eagles can never soar under their family’s wing.Liu Yang

The soul is healed by being with children.Fyodor Dostoyevsky

If you want children to keep their feet on the ground, put some responsibility on their shoulders.Abigail Van Buren

I think all of us are always five years old in the presence and absence of our parents.Sherman Alexie

In a big family the first child is kind of like the first pancake. If it’s not perfect, that’s okay, there are a lot more coming along.Antonin Scalia

A characteristic of the normal child is he doesn’t act that way very often.Unknown

When a new baby is expected, the mother has 9 months to prepare the family and the kitchen for her departure!Nursing Mothers Association of Australia

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

A baby is God’s opinion that the world should go on.Carl Sandburg

Only a child sees things with perfect clarity, because it hasn’t developed all those filters which prevent us from seeing things that we don’t expect to see.Douglas Adams

Our meeting was inevitable. Our love was terminal. But God and Goddess damn it, our daughter was no mistake at all.Edward Morris

Children’s talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.Maya Angelou

Children begin by loving their parents; as they grow older they judge them; sometimes they forgive them.Oscar Wilde

I learn things from my kids constantly. Most of their knowledge comes from Snapple caps.Jimmy Kimmel

Having a little girl has been like following an old treasure map with the important paths torn away.Heather Gudenkauf

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

You know your children are growing up when they stop asking you where they came from and refuse to tell you where they’re going.P.J. O’Rourke

The first-born in every family is always dreaming for an imaginary older brother or sister who will look out for them.Bill Cosby

Little children are still the symbol of the eternal marriage between love and duty.George Eliot

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