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It goes without saying that you should never have more children than you have car windows.

Author: Erma Bombeck (1927)

Profession: American Author, Humorist

Never lend your car to anyone to whom you have given birth.

Author: Erma Bombeck (1927)

Profession: American Author, Humorist

Many children, many cares; no children, no felicity.

Author: Christian Nevell Bovee (1820-1904)

Profession: American Author, Lawyer

Children are curious and are risk takers. They have lots of courage. They venture out into a world that is immense and dangerous. A child initially trusts life and the processes of life.

Author: John Bradshaw

Profession: American Author, Lecturer, Leading Expert, Recovery & Dysfunctional Families

The only moral lesson which is suited for a child, the most important lesson for every time of life, is this: ''Never hurt anybody.''

Author: Denis Breeze


But the child's sob curses deeper in the silence than the strong man in his wrath!

Author: Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-1861)

Profession: British Poet

What is a neglected child? He is a child not planned for, not wanted. Neglect begins, therefore, before he is born.

Author: Pearl S. Buck (1892-1973)

Profession: American Novelist

If we had paid no more attention to our plants than we have to our children, we would now be living in a jungle of weed.

Author: Luther Burbank (1849-1926)

Profession: American Horticulturist

The first duty to children is to make them happy, If you have not made them so, you have wronged them, No other good they may get can make up for that.

Author: Charles Buxton (1823-1871)

Profession: British Author

A society in which adults are estranged from the world of children, and often from their own childhood, tends to hear children's speech only as a foreign language, or as a lie. Children have been treated. as congenital fibbers, fakers and fantasisers.

Author: Beatrix Campbell (1947)

Profession: British Journalist

Adults find pleasure in deceiving a child. They consider it necessary, but they also enjoy it. The children very quickly figure it out and then practice deception themselves.

Author: Elias Canetti (1905)

Profession: Austrian Novelist, Philosopher

Young people should be helped, sheltered, ignored, and clubbed of necessary.

Author: Al Capp (1909-1979)

Profession: American Cartoonist

There are few successful adults who were not first successful children.

Author: Alexander Chase


There is no finer investment for any community than putting milk into babies.

Author: Winston Churchill (1874-1965)

Profession: British Statesman, Prime Minister

To be ignorant of what occurred before you were born is to remain always a child.

Author: Marcus T. Cicero

Profession: Great Roman Orator, Politician