Favorite Quotations ~  Children, 7 Kindle

"There is nothing that makes me happier than making a child smile." ~ Keith Haring

Baby on Shoulder

All God’s children are not beautiful. Most of God’s children are, in fact, barely presentable. ~ Fran Lebowitz, Fran Lebowitz Reader

All good qualities in a child are the result of environment, while all the bad ones are the result of poor heredity on the side of the other parent. ~ Elinor Goulding Smith, Quotable Mom

All parents believe their children can do the impossible. They thought it the minute we were born, and no matter how hard we've tried to prove them wrong, they all think it about us now. And the really annoying thing is, they're probably right. ~ Cathy Guisewite

There are no bad boys. There is only bad environment, bad training, bad example, bad thinking. ~ Fr. Edward Flanagan

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. ~ Rachel Carson

Always kiss your children goodnight, even if they're already asleep. ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr., Precious Tips On Parenting

An aware parent loves all children he or she meets and interacts with—for you are a caretaker for those moments in time. ~ Doc Childre

An educated child is better equipped to handle all the challenges of life, from finding work to avoiding diseases like HIV/AIDS. ~ Laura Bush, UNESCO Speech, 2/28/05

Any child can tell you that the sole purpose of a middle name is so he can tell when he's really in trouble. ~ Dennis Fakes

As a mortal being you are limited, but as a child of God you are unlimited... Focus your attention on God, and you shall have all the power you want, to use in any direction. ~ Paramahansa Yogananda, Self-realization

As children we hoard and gloat over words. Words give ownership: we name our world and we claim it...Children trust the power of words. ~ Julia Cameron, Right To Write

As children, when we saw dandelion wisps floating through the air, we called them wishes. We believed that if you caught one and made a wish on it, the wish would come true. ~ Dorothy Randall Gray

Any fool can have a child. That doesn't make you a father. It's the courage to raise a child that makes you a father. ~ Barack Obama, Speech 6/15/08