"Children are like wet cement.
Whatever falls on them makes an impression."
- Dr. Haim Ginott
"Education commences at the mother's knee, and every word
spoken within the hearsay of little children tends towards the
formation of character."
- Hosea Ballou
"The child must know that he is a miracle -
that since the beginning of the world there hasn't been,
and until the end of the world there will not be,
another child like him."
- Pablo Casals
"If you want children to keep their feet on the ground,
put some responsibility on their shoulders."
- Abigail Van Buren
"Nothing you do for children is ever wasted.
They seem not to notice us, hovering, averting our eyes,
and they seldom offer thanks, but what we do for
them is never wasted."
- Garrison Keillor
"Children are the world's most valuable natural resource
and its best hope for the future."
- John F. Kennedy
"Whatever they grow up to be, they are still our children,
and the one most important of all the things we can give them
is unconditional love. Not a love that depends on anything
at all except that they are our children."
- Rosaleen Dickson
"The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity in which
we are permitted to remain children all our lives."
- Albert Einstein
"A child is a curly, dimpled lunatic."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
"I was such an ugly kid, when I played in the sandbox,
the cat kept covering me up."
- Rodney Dangerfield