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Children are like wet cement. Whatever falls on them makes an impression.
Haim Ginott

The best things you can give children, next to good habits, are good memories.
Sydney J. Harris

Before I got married I had six theories about bringing up children; now I have six children and
no theories.
John Wilmot

When a child hits a child, we call it aggression.
When a child hits an adult, we call it hostility.
When an adult hits an adult, we call it assault.
When an adult hits a child, we call it discipline.
Haim G. Ginott

Just taught my kids about taxes by eating 38% of their ice cream.
Conan O'Brian

It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father.
Pope John XXIII

I think most kids have a sense that it's not supposed to be this way. You're not supposed to
hate Monday, or be happy when you don't have to go to school. School should be something
that you love. Life should be something that you love.
Charles Eisenstein

If you can give your son or daughter only one gift, let it be enthusiasm.
Bruce Barton

Our children may learn about heroes of the past. Our task is to make ourselves architects of
the future.
Jomo Kenyatta

Children reinvent the world for you.
Susan Sarandon

Acting childish seems to come naturally, but acting like an adult, no matter how old we are,
just doesn't come easy to us.
Lily Tomlin

The successful mother sets her children free and becomes more free herself in the process.
Robert J. Havighurst

Grandchildren are God's way of compensating us for growing old.
Mary H. Waldrip

Children have more need of models than critics.
Carolyn Coats

Every family should have at least three children. Then, if one of them turns out to be a
genius, the other two can support him.
George Coote

Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
Robert Fulghum

You have to love your children unselfishly. That is hard. But it is the only way.
Barbara Bush

Kids are always the only future the human race has.
William Saroyan

If you want your children to turn out well, spend twice as much time with them, and half as
much money.
Abigail Van Buren

We should never permit ourselves to do anything that we are not willing to see our children
do.
Brigham Young

Instilling a sense of self-discipline and focus when the kids are younger makes it so much
easier by the time they get into high school.
Amy Chua

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