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Quotes on Children

If help and salvation are to come, they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
Author: Maria Montessori

I have found the best way to give advice to your children is to find out what they want and then advise them to do it.
Author: Harry S Truman

I must study politics and war, that my sons may have the liberty to study mathematics and philosophy, geography, natural history and naval architecture, in order to give their children a right to study painting, poetry, music, architecture, statuary, tapestry, and porcelain.
Author: John Adams

I talk and talk and talk, and I haven't taught people in 50 years what my father taught by example in one week.
Author: Mario Cuomo

I think we’re seeing in working mothers a change from “Thank God it’s Friday” to “Thank God it’s Monday.” If any working mother has not experienced that feeling, her children are not adolescent.
Author: Ann Diehl

I threw my cup away when I saw a child drinking from his hands at the trough.
Author: Diogenes

I was cesarean born. You can't really tell, although whenever I leave a house, I go out through a window.
Author: Steven Wright

If a child is to keep his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, excitement and mystery of the world we live in.
Author: Rachel Carson

If a woman has to choose between catching a fly ball and saving an infant's life, she will choose to save the infant's life without even considering if there are men on base.
Author: Dave Barry

If evolution really works, how come mothers only have two hands?
Author: Milton Berle

Never fear spoiling children by making them too happy. Happiness is the atmosphere in which all good affections grow.
Author: Thomas Bray

Never have children, only grandchildren.
Author: Gore Vidal

Never lend your car to anyone to whom you have given birth.
Author: Erma Bombeck

No animal is so inexhaustible as an excited infant.
Author: Amy Leslie

Of all the animals, the boy is the most unmanageable.
Author: Plato

One of my children wrote in a third-grade piece on how her mother spent her time. "one-half time on home, one-half time on outside things, one-half time writing."
Author: Charlotte Montgomery

Parents are the bones on which children cut their teeth.
Author: Peter Ustinov

Parents: persons who spend half their time worrying how a child will turn out, and the rest of the time wondering when a child will turn in.
Author: Ted Cook

People often ask me, "What's the difference between couplehood and babyhood?" In a word? Moisture. Everything in my life is now more moist. Between your spittle, your diapers, your spit-up and drool, you got your baby food, your wipes, your formula, your leaky bottles, sweaty baby backs, and numerous other untraceable sources--all creating an ever-present moistness in my life, which heretofore was mainly dry.
Author: Paul Reiser

People who say they sleep like babies usually don't have them.
Author: Leo J. Burke

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