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A child is a beam of sunlight from the Infinite and Eternal, with possibilities of virtue and vice- but as yet unstained.
~ Lyman Abbott

 

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A child is beset with long traditions. And his infancy is so old, so old, that the mere adding of years in the life to follow will not seem to throw it further back -- it is already so far.
~ Alice Meynell

 

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A child is fed with milk and praise.
~ Mary Lamb

 

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A child is not a salmon mousse. A child is a temporarily disabled and stunted version of a larger person, whom you will someday know. Your job is to help them overcome the disabilities associated with their size and inexperience so that they get on with being that larger person.
~ Barbara Ehrenreich

 

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A child learns to discard his ideals, whereas a grown-up never wears out his short pants.
~ Karl Kraus

 

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A child miseducated is a child lost.
~ John F. Kennedy

 

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A child's education should begin at least one hundred years before he is born.
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes

 

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A little less worry over the child and a bit more concern about the world we make for the child to live in.
~ Adolph Meyer

 

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A rich child often sits in a poor mothers lap.
~ Proverb

 

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A society in which adults are estranged from the world of children, and often from their own childhood, tends to hear children's speech only as a foreign language, or as a lie. Children have been treated. as congenital fibbers, fakers and fantasisers.
~ Beatrix Campbell

 

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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

 

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

 

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A young and vital child knows no limit to his own will, and it is the only reality to him. It is not that he wants at the outset to fight other wills, but that they simply do not exist for him. Like the artist, he goes forth to the work of creation, gloriously alone.
~ Jane Harrison

 

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Above all, though, children are linked to adults by the simple fact that they are in process of turning into them. For this they may be forgiven much. Children are bound to be inferior to adults, or there is no incentive to grow up.
~ Philip Larkin

 

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Adults are obsolete children.
~ Dr. Seuss

 

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Adults find pleasure in deceiving a child. They consider it necessary, but they also enjoy it. The children very quickly figure it out and then practice deception themselves.
~ Elias Canetti

 

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Ah! what would the world be to us If the children were no more? We should dread the desert behind us Worse than the dark before.
~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

 

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Alas! regardless of their doom, the little victims play! No sense have they of ills to come nor care beyond today.
~ Thomas Gray

 

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All my life through, the new sights of Nature made me rejoice like a child.
~ Madame Marie Curie

 

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Always be nice to your children because they are the ones who will choose your rest home.
~ Phyllis Diller

 

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