Favorite Quotations ~  Children, 5 Mister Rogers' Plan & Play Book

"Do not handicap your children by making their lives easy." ~ Robert A. Heinlein

Even children of the same mother look different. ~ Korean Proverb

A torn jacket is soon mended; but hard words bruise the heart of a child. ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

We all have two childhoods, the unhappy one and the happy one. ~ William Matthews

We should learn from children not to hold grudges. Children often fight when they play together but they quickly make up and their fights don't deteriorate into bitter feuds. ~ Joseph Wechsberg

What you teach your own children is what you really believe in. ~ Cathy Warner Weatherford

A child is a person who can't understand why someone would give away a perfectly good kitten. ~ Doug Larson

When I grow up I want to be a little boy. ~ Joseph Heller

The world is not always a kind place. That's something all children learn for themselves, whether we want them to or not, but it's something they really need our help to understand. ~ Fred Rogers

Kids are life's only guaranteed, bona fide upside surprise. ~ Jack Nicholson

Level with your child by being honest. Nobody spots a phony quicker than a child. ~ Mary MacCracken

Each child should be more intelligent than his parents. ~ Clarence Darrow

A baby is God’s opinion that life should go on. ~ Carl Sandburg

Establish a new rule for your kids: “You lose it, you find it.” ~ Elaine St. James, 365 Simple Reminders

A mother has a front row seat in her children’s lives. ~ Rona Swanson, Heart of Christmas

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, Quote Unquote