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Children

In the little world in which children have their existence, there is nothing so finely perceived and felt as injustice.
(Charles Dickens, English writer, 1812-1870)
 
Our greatest natural resource is the minds of our children.
(Walt Disney, American film producer, 1901-1966)
 
To make your children capable of honesty is the beginning of education.
(John Ruskin, English writer, painter and philosopher, 1819-1900)
 
No one has yet fully realized the wealth of sympathy, kindness and generosity hidden in the soul of a child.
The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure.
(Emma Goldman, Russian born Jewish anarchist writer, 1869-1940)
 
The test of the morality of a society is what it does for its children.
(Dietrich Bonhoeffer, German theologian, 1906-1945)
 
The proper time to influence the life of a child is about a hundred years before he's born.
(William R. Inge, English theologian, 1860-1954)
 
Each child comes with the message that God is not yet discouraged with man.
(Rabindranath Tagore, Indian Nobel Prize winning poet, 1861-1941)
 
We never know the love of our parents for us until we have become parents.
(Henry Ward Beecher, American anti slavery activist, 1813-1887)
 
Children have more need of models than of critics.
(Joseph Joubert, French philosopher, 1754-1824)
 
Life affords no greater responsibility, no greater privilege, than the raising of the next generation.
(C. Everett Koop, surgeon-general of the USA, born 1916)
 
The potential possibilities of any child are the most intriguing and stimulating in all creation.
(Ray Lyman Wilbur, American politician, 1875-1949)
 
Treat the earth well; it was not given to you by your parents, it was loaned to you by your children.
(Cherokee proverb)
 
If I got to make just one law, it would be that the men who make the decisions to drop bombs would first, every time, have to spend one whole day taking care of a baby.
(Barbara Kingsolver, American writer, born 1955)
 
We should never permit ourselves to do anything taht we are not willing to see our children do.
(Brigham Young, American politician, 1801-1877)