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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.

Author: Lyman Abbott (1835-1922)

Profession: American Congregational Clergyman and Editor

As much as I converse with sages and heroes, they have very little of my love and admiration. I long for rural and domestic scene, for the warbling of birds and the prattling of my children

Author: John Adams (1735-1826)

Profession: Second President of the USA

Of all the needs (there are none imaginary) a lonely child has, the one that must be satisfied, if there is going to be hope and a hope of wholeness, is the unshaken need for an unshakable God.

Author: Maya Angelou (1928)

Profession: African-American poet, Writer, Performer

Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.

Author: Maya Angelou (1928)

Profession: African-American poet, Writer, Performer

It's fun being a kid.

Author: Bradford Arthur Angier

Profession:

The countenances of children, like those of animals, are masks, not faces, for they have not yet developed a significant profile of their own.

Author: W. H. Auden (1907-1973)

Profession: Anglo-American Poet

Even a minor event in the life of a child is an event of that child's world and thus a world event.

Author: Gaston Bachelard (1884-1962)

Profession: French Scientist, Philosopher, Literary Theorist

Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.

Author: James Baldwin (1924-1987)

Profession: American Author

There is a ''sanctity'' involved with bringing a child into this world: it is better than bombing one out of it.

Author: James Baldwin (1924-1987)

Profession: American Author

You see much more of your children once they leave home.

Author: Lucille Ball (1911-1989)

Profession: American Actress, Producer

There is no sinner like a young saint.

Author: Aphra Behn (1640-1689)

Profession: British Playwright, Poet

It is amazing how quickly the kids learn to drive a car, yet are unable to understand the lawnmower, snow-blower, or vacuum cleaner.

Author: Ben Bergor

Profession:

Wen I was a child, I spoke as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man I put away my childish things. [I Corinthians]

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

It were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and he cast into the sea, than that he should offend one of these little ones. [Luke 17:2]

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

Foolishness is bound in the heart of a child; but the rod of correction shall drive it far from him. [Proverbs 22:15]

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian