Friday, January 16, 2009

Child-like Quotes...

Child-like Quotes

"The great man is he who does
not lose his childlike heart."
- Mencius
"In every real man a child is
hidden that wants to play."
- Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
"If my heart can become pure and simple,
like that of a child, I think there probably
can be no greater happiness than this."
- Kitaro Nishida
"I know not how I seem to others, but to
myself I am but a small child wandering
upon the vast shores of knowledge, every
now and then finding a small bright
pebble to content myself with."
- Plato
"A child reminds us that playtime is an
essential part of our daily routine."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
"You can be childlike without
being childish."
- Christopher Meloni
"The pursuit of truth and beauty is a
sphere of activity in which we are
permitted to remain children
all our lives."
- Albert Einstein
"Children make you want
to start life over."
- Muhammad Ali
"While we try to teach our children
all about life, our children teach us
what life is all about."
- Angela Schwindt
"An honest man is always a child."
- Socrates


  1. Oh Val, these are gret quotes. To get in touch with the child in me, to be a child again, without being childish, that's the thing.

  2. We all have an inner child. We need to let it out more often. Great quotes, Val!

  3. I just love these, Val! Jesus said we must be like a child to enter the Kingdom of Heaven.

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  4. I'm never afraid to seem childish to others as I enjoy the child in myself that I never lost. Who are they to me anyway, I know that I am not an immature person.

  5. These quotes are inspirational for all elderly people who are not immature in any way.


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