Quotes for: child
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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.
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.
Recommend virtue to your children it alone, not money, can make them happy. I speak from experience.
Children begin by loving their parents after a time they judge them rarely, if ever, do they forgive them.
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.
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.
For truly it is to be noted, that children's plays are not sports, and should be deemed as their most serious actions.
Life is a flame that is always burning itself out; but it catches fire again every time a child is born.
If help and salvation are to come they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.
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.
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.
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.
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