All children wear the sign: 'I want to be important NOW.' Many of our juvenile delinquency problems arise because nobody reads the sign.
If a child lives with approval, he learns to live with himself.
Your children are not dead. They are just waiting until the world deserves them.
What's done to children, they will do to society.
The hardest job kids face today is learning good manners without seeing any.
Unlike grownups, children have little need to deceive themselves.
We've had bad luck with our kids - they've all grown up.
There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One of these is roots, the other, wings.
Give me the children until they are seven and anyone may have them afterwards.
There are only two things a child will share willingly - communicable diseases and his mother's age.
Do not mistake a child for his symptom.
Babies are such a nice way to start people.
Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it.
If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder without any such gift from the fairies, 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.
Nothing has a stronger influence psychologically on their environment, and especially on their children, than the unlived lives of the parents.
Books ... rarely, if ever, talk about what children can make of themselves, about the powers that from the day or moment of birth are present in every child.