FAMOUS QUOTES ABOUT “CHILDREN”

Nov 24, 2018 by Barbara A. De Loach
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“I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.”
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

“I think the world today is upside-down, and is suffering so much, because there is so very little love in the homes and in family life.”
Mother Teresa

“One problem with the way the educational system is set up is that it only recognizes a certain type of intelligence, and it’s incredibly restrictive – very, very restrictive.  There’s so many types of intelligence, and people who would be at their best outside of that structure get lost.”
Bruce Springsteen

“One child, one teacher, one pen and one book can change the world.”
Malala Yousafzai

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”
Nelson Mandela

“Family is the most important thing in the world.”
Princess Diana

“A child who is allowed to be disrespectful to his parents will not have true respect for anyone.”
Dr. Billy Graham

“Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.”
Margaret Mead

“We worry about what a child will become tomorrow, yet we forget that he is someone today.”
Stacia Tauscher

“Discipline your children now so prison guards won’t have to do it later.”
Pop Culture’s Conscience

“If we want to reach real peace in this world, we should start educating children.”
Mahatma Gandhi

“If you want your children to turn out well, spend twice as much time with them, and half as much money.”
Abigail Van Buren

“There are two educations.  One should teach us how to make a living and the other how to love.”
John Adam

“Treat a child as though he already is the person he’s capable of becoming.”
Haim Ginott

“Children learn more from what you are than what you teach.”
W.E.B. DuBois

“Let’s raise children who won’t have to recover from their childhoods.”
Pam Leo

“Everybody is a genius.  But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.”
Albert Einstein

“Teach the children so it will not be necessary to teach the adults.”
Abraham Lincoln

“Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.”
John Dewey

“There needs to be a lot more emphasis on what a child can do instead of what he cannot do.”
Dr. Temple Grand

“It is not what you do for your children, but what you have taught them to do for themselves that will make them successful human beings.”
Ann Landers

“Good discipline is more than just punishing or laying down the law.  It is liking children and letting them see that they are liked.  It is caring enough about them to provide good, clear, rules for their protection.”
Stanley Greenspan

“Many children struggle in schools… because of the way they are being taught is incompatible with the way they learn.”
Peter Senge

“Children are NOT a distraction from more important work.  They are THE MOST important work.”
C.S. Lewis