The intelligent want self-control; children want candy.
I am trying to teach my children to feel a responsibility for their fellow human beings and a sense of connection with... the world around them.
Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are their own.
Children wish fathers looked but with their eyes; fathers that children with their judgment looked; and either may be wrong.
The one thing I want to leave my children is an honorable name.
If children grew up according to early indications, we should have nothing but geniuses.
Children are the most wonderful audiences. What's struck me most is that that they watch it so silently, until the end when they shriek and shout and clap.
We study ourselves three weeks, we love each other three months, we squabble three years, we tolerate each other thirty years, and then the children start all over again
Raising children is an uncertain thing; success is reached only after a life of battle and worry.
How is it that little children are so intelligent and men so stupid? It must be education that does it.
We ought to esteem it of the greatest importance that the fictions which children first hear should be adapted in the most perfect manner to the promotion of virtue.
You've just got to have a sense of respect for the person you have children with. Anger doesn't help anybody. Ultimately you have to say forgiveness is important, and honoring what you had together is important. But it's easy to say and harder to do.
I think that life has a secret, and children they hold that secret. Maybe it's not given to everybody to discover this thing.
You know you've made it when you've been moulded in miniature plastic. But you know what children do with Barbie dolls - it's a bit scary, actually.
All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.
She discovered with great delight that one does not love one's children just because they are one's children but because of the friendship formed while raising them.
I want to branch out. I want to write. I write poetry. I want to see my children grow up well.
Because I practice often with my children at home.
Having children is what a woman is born for, really.
Since the beginning of time, children have not liked to study. They would much rather play, and if you have their interests at heart, you will let them learn while they play; they will find that what they have mastered is child's play.
Cherish your visions and your dreams, as they are the children of your soul; the blueprints of your ultimate achievements.