....spending time with children makes your heart bigger and
just basically makes you all happy go lucky inside!!....IGGY :-)
Each day of our lives we make deposits in
the memory banks of our children....Charles Swindoll.
Children are the messages we will send to a
time we will never see....Neil Postman.
We find delight in the beauty and happiness of children
that makes the heart too big for the body.....Ralph Waldo Emerson.
We didn't inherit the Earth from our parents. We're
borrowing it from our children....Chief Seattle.
A mother's children are portraits of herself....Unknown.
There are two lasting bequests we can give our children:
One is roots. The other is wings....Hodding Carter, Jr.
Our children are arrows sent forth to
brighten the lives of others....Unknown.
You can learn many things from children. How much
patience you have, for instance....Franklin P. Jones.
A characteristic of the normal child is he
doesn't act that way very often.....Unknown.
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.
Educate your children to self-control, to the habit of holding
passion and prejudice and evil tendencies subject to an upright
and reasoning will, and you have done much to abolish misery
from their future lives and crimes from society....Daniel Webster.
Children are one third of our population and all of our
future....Select Panel for the Promotion of Child Health.
If our American way of life fails the child,
it fails us all....Pearl S. Buck.
Kids: they dance before they learn there is
anything that isn't music....William Stafford.
A baby is God's opinion that the world should go on....Carl Sandburg.
Any child can tell you that the sole purpose
of a middle name is so he can tell when
he's really in trouble....Dennis Fakes.
A man never stands as tall as when he kneels
to help a child.....Knights of Pythagoras.
Cleaning your house while your kids are still
growing up is like shoveling the walk before
it stops snowing....Phyllis Diller.
If your baby is "beautiful and perfect,
never cries or fusses, sleeps on schedule
and burps on demand, an angel all the time,"
you're the grandma....Theresa Bloomingdal.
There's nothing that can help you understand
your beliefs more than trying to explain
them to an inquisitive child....Frank A. Clark.
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.
Even when freshly washed and relieved of all obvious
confections, children tend to be sticky.....Fran Lebowitz.
We worry about what a child will become tomorrow,
yet we forget that he is someone today....Stacia Tauscher.
They are idols of hearts and of households;
They are angels of God in disguise;
His sunlight still sleeps in their tresses,
His glory still gleams in their eyes;
Those truants from home and from Heaven
They have made me more manly and mild;
And I know now how Jesus could liken
The kingdom of God to a child....Charles M. Dickens.
The innocence in a child's eyes touches our soul
like no other. Without words, children remind us
of our own innocence and help us bring to mind
something that may have been long forgotten...
our own ability to love without condition....Steve Ake.
Every child comes with the message that God is
not yet discouraged of man....Rabindranath Tagore.
Human beings are the only creatures on Earth that allow
their children to come back home....Bill Cosby.
You are worried about seeing him spend his early years
in doing nothing. That! 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....Emile Rousseau.
When we see our children as our greatest teachers,
we start working harder to complete the degree....Unknown.
Let us covet the years of childhood; a time of make-believe
and magic, tea parties and evening games of hide-and-go seek.
Let classrooms be a sunny safe haven where every child
is taught that all things are possible and to always
believe in the beauty of their dreams....Unknown.
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