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One can love a child, perhaps, more deeply than one can love another adult, but it is rash to assume that the child feels any love in return.

Author: George Orwell (1903-1950)

Profession: British Author, ''Animal Farm''

How little is the promise of the child fulfilled in the man.

Author: Ovid

Profession: Roman Poet

The best way to keep children at home is to make the home a pleasant atmosphere and let the air out of the tires.

Author: Dorothy Parker (1893-1967)

Profession: American Humorous Writer

Every child is an artist. The problem is to remain an artist once they grow up.

Author: Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)

Profession: Spanish Artist

You know children are growing up when they start asking questions that have answers.

Author: John Plomp


The wildest colts make the best horses.

Author: Plutarch (46-120 AD)

Profession: Greek Essayist, Biographer

Children's liberation is the next item on our civil rights shopping list.

Author: Letty Cottin Pogrebin (1939)

Profession: American Journalist, Author

If you have a great passion it seems that the logical thing is to see the fruit of it, and the fruit are children.

Author: Roman Polanski (1933)

Profession: Polish Film, Director

Children are living jewels dropped unsustained from heaven.

Author: Robert Pollok (1798-1827)

Profession: Scottish Religious Poet

Behold the child, by nature's kindly law, pleased with a rattle, tickled with a straw.

Author: Alexander Pope (1688-1744)

Profession: British Poet, Critic, Translator

There is not so much comfort in having children as there is sorrow in parting with them.

Author: Proverb


Children and drunks always speak the truth.

Author: Proverb


A rich child often sits in a poor mothers lap.

Author: Proverb


Do not confine your children to your own learning, for they were born in another time.

Author: Chinese Proverb

Profession: Sayings of Chinese Origin

Children suck the mother when they are young and the father when they are old.

Author: English Proverb

Profession: Sayings of British Origin