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All grown-ups were once children (but only few of them remember it).
Antoine de Saint-Exupery - The Little Prince  



All grown-ups were once children (but only few of them remember it).




We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children.
  



We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children.

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What a distressing contrast there is between the radiant intelligence of the child and the feeble mentality of the average adult.
Sigmund Freud  






If there is anything that we wish to change in the child, we should first examine it and see whether it is not something that could better be changed in ourselves.
Carl Gustav Jung  






There is only one science to teach to children. It is that of man's duties.
Jean-Jacques Rousseau - Emile, or On Education  






Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.
Pablo Picasso  






Recommend virtue to your children it alone, not money, can make them happy. I speak from experience.
Ludwig van Beethoven  






It is a wise father that knows his own child.
William Shakespeare  






Children have neither a past nor a future. Thus they enjoy the present, which seldom happens to us.
Jean de La Bruyere - Les Caractères  






Mature manhood: that means to have rediscovered the seriousness one had as a child at play.
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - Beyond Good and Evil  






The art, my children, it is to be absolutely oneself.
Paul Verlaine  






Children begin by loving their parents after a time they judge them rarely, if ever, do they forgive them.
Oscar Wilde - The Picture of Dorian Gray  






To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me.
Isaac Newton  



To myself I am only a child playing on the beach, while vast oceans of truth lie undiscovered before me.

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There is frequently more to be learned from the unexpected questions of a child than the discourses of men.
John Locke - Some Thoughts Concerning Education  






Children are educated by what the grown-up is and not by his talk.
Carl Gustav Jung  






He recognized in himself that power to forget which only children have, and geniuses, and the innocent. Innocent, overwhelmed by joy, he understood at last that he was made for happiness.
Albert Camus  






Nobody wants to introduce as many reforms as children do.
Franz Kafka  






In fact, every child is to a certain extent a genius, and every genius to a certain extent a child.
Arthur Schopenhauer  






For truly it is to be noted, that children's plays are not sports, and should be deemed as their most serious actions.
Michel de Montaigne - Essays  






Life is a flame that is always burning itself out; but it catches fire again every time a child is born.
George Bernard Shaw






If help and salvation are to come they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
Maria Montessori






Body am I, and soul"–so says the child. And why should one not speak like children?
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche - Thus Spoke Zarathustra  






The child sees everything in a state of newness; he is always drunk. Nothing more resembles what we call inspiration than the delight with which a child absorbs form and color.
Charles Baudelaire  






I believe the power of observation in numbers of very young children to be quite wonderful for its closeness and accuracy. Indeed, I think that most grown men who are remarkable in this respect, may with greater propriety be said not to have lost the faculty, than to have acquired it.
Charles Dickens  






Let a child play and mix instruction with play.
François Fénelon - Treatise on the Education of Girls  






One test of the correctness of educational procedure is the happiness of the child.
Maria Montessori  






Babies and animals are the mirrors of nature.
Epicurus  






I don't grow up. In me is the small child of my early days.
M. C. Escher  






A child deserves the maximum respect.
Decimus Iunius Iuvenalis - Satires  






Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark and as that natural fear in children is increased by tales, so is the other.
Francis Bacon  










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