Quotes with child

  • I believe that it is my job not only to write books but to have them published. A book is like a child. You have to defend the life of a child.

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  • Bruce Lee Ever since I was a child I have had this instinctive urge for expansion and growth. To me, the function and duty of a quality human being is the sincere and honest development of one's potential.
    Bruce Lee
    Chinese-American Actor, Director, Author, Martial Artist (1940 - 1973)
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  • Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe A creation of importance can only be produced when its author isolates himself, it is a child of solitude.
    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
    German writer and poet (1749 - 1832)
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  • Thurgood Marshall A child born to a Black mother in a state like Mississippi has exactly the same rights as a white baby born to the wealthiest person in the United States. It's not true, but I challenge anyone to say it is not a goal worth working for.
    Thurgood Marshall
    American lawyer, Associate Justice of the US Supreme Court (1908 - 1993)
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  • Francis Maitland Balfour The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; to a friend, your heart; to your child, a good example; to a father, deference; to your mother, conduct that will make her proud of you; to yourself, respect; to all men, charity.
    Francis Maitland Balfour
    British biologist (1851 - 1882)
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  • Lyman Abbott A child is a beam of sunlight from the Infinite and Eternal, with possibilities of virtue and vice- but as yet unstained.
    Lyman Abbott
    American Congregationalist theologian, editor, and author. (1835 - 1922)
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  • Bette Davis Discipline is a symbol of caring to a child. He needs guidance. If there is love, there is no such thing as being too tough with a child. A parent must also not be afraid to hang himself. If you have never been hated by your child, you have never been a parent.
    Bette Davis
    American Actress, Producer (1908 - 1989)
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  • Karl Kraus A child learns to discard his ideals, whereas a grown-up never wears out his short pants.
    Karl Kraus
    Austrian writer and journalist (1874 - 1936)
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  • Lydia M. Child A comfortable old age is the reward of a well-spent youth. Instead of its bringing sad and melancholy prospects of decay, it would give us hopes of eternal youth in a better world.
    Lydia M. Child
    American Abolitionist, Writer, Editor (1802 - 1880)
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  • John Holt No use to shout at them to pay attention. If the situations, the materials, the problems before the child do not interest him, his attention will slip off to what does interest him, and no amount of exhortation of threats will bring it back.
    John Holt
    American author and educator (1923 - 1985)
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  • Thomas Szasz A child becomes an adult when he realizes that he has a right not only to be right but also to be wrong.
    Thomas Szasz
    American psychiatrist (1920 - 2012)
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  • John F. Kennedy A child miseducated is a child lost.
    John F. Kennedy
    American politician (1917 - 1963)
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  • Billy Graham A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone.
    Billy Graham
    American Evangelist (1918 - 2018)
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  • George Orwell Part of the reason for the ugliness of adults, in a child's eyes, is that the child is usually looking upwards, and few faces are at their best when seen from below.
    George Orwell
    English writer (ps. of Eric Blair) (1903 - 1950)
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  • Alice Meynell A child is beset with long traditions. And his infancy is so old, so old, that the mere adding of years in the life to follow will not seem to throw it further back - it is already so far.
    Alice Meynell
    British poet, writer (1847 - 1922)
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  • Groucho Marx A child of five would understand this. Send someone to fetch a child of five.
    Groucho Marx
    American comic actor (1890 - 1977)
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  • Bret Easton Ellis A child should never even think about being a "good son." A parent decides that fate for the child. The parent encourages that. Not the child himself. And the perfect dad? I shudder at thinking what that may be.
    Bret Easton Ellis
    American author, screenwriter, short-story writer, and director (1964 - )
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  • Ralph Waldo Emerson A low self-love in the parent desires that his child should repeat his character and fortune.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher (1803 - 1882)
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  • Carl Gustav Jung An understanding heart is everything in a teacher, and cannot be esteemed highly enough. One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feeling. The curriculum is so much necessary raw material, but warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child.
    Carl Gustav Jung
    Swiss psychiatrist (1875 - 1961)
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  • Bayard Taylor But still I dream that somewhere there must be The spirit of a child that waits for me.
    Bayard Taylor
    American poet, travel author, and diplomat (1825 - 1878)
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  • Brad Sherman Circumcision is obligatory for Jewish-born males - it must be performed on the eighth day after birth and is only postponed in the case of threat to the life or health of the child. Muslim parents also circumcise their male children.
    Brad Sherman
    American politician (1954 - )
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