Favorite Quotations ~  Children, 4 Montessori Method

"Children are likely to live up to what you believe in them." ~ Lady Bird Johnson

Winnie the Pooh

A child is fed with milk and praise. ~ Mary Ann Lamb, Complete Idiot's Guide to Great Quotes

You must teach your children...that all things are connected like the blood which unites one family. Whatever befalls the earth befalls the sons of the earth. Man did not weave the web of life; he is merely a strand in it. Whatever he does to the web, he does to himself. ~ Chief Seattle

Loving a child doesn't mean giving in to all his whims; to love him is to bring out the best in him, to teach him to love what is difficult. ~ Nadia Boulanger

A child is born to win, but too many have been conditioned to lose.~ Zig Ziglar

A child needs your love most when he deserves it least. ~ Erma Bombeck

If we are meant to "love thy neighbor as theyself," then surely we should love the world's children as our own. ~ Audrey Hepburn, Town & Country, May 2003

When you have children yourself, you begin to understand what you owe your parents. ~ Japanese Proverb

Never fear spoiling children by making them happy. Happiness is the atmosphere in which all good affections grow. ~ Ann Eliza Bray

The more you love your children, the more care you should take to neglect them occasionally. The web of affection can be drawn too tight. ~ D. Sutton

Someone once told me that children are like heroin. You always want more. Yet first-borns are special because you'll never have your first child again. ~ Sarah Jessica Parker

A child is the root of the heart. ~ Carolina Maria de Jesus, Child of the Dark

A child of five could understand this. Fetch me a child of five. ~ Groucho Marx, Show Biz Training

A child on the farm sees a plane fly overhead and dreams of a faraway place. A traveler on the plane sees the farmhouse and thinks of home. ~ Carl Burns