Inspirational Quotes about Children

I honestly believed that I was the most patient, easy going, laid back person in the entire universe - until I had kids. Man they know how to push your buttons, buttons I didn't know I even had...

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...But the complete love you feel for your kids is the most powerful force on earth. And without doubt, children are one of the greatest assets of humanity. So I hope these quotes about children will both inspire and enlighten you a little, as to the important roll we all play in the life of a child.

A Top 10 List of 
Inspirational Quotes about Children


"Children will not remember you for the material things you provided,
but for the feeling that you cherished them."

- Richard Evans


"Children need love, especially when they do not deserve it."

- Harold S. Hubert


"Children are educated by what the grown-up is and not by his talk."

- Carl Jung


"No man should bring children into the world who
is unwilling to persevere to the end in their nature and education."

- Plato 


"Each day of our lives we make deposits
in the memory banks of our children."

- Charles Swindoll


"The one thing I want to leave my children is an honorable name."

- Theodore Roosevelt


"Nothing has a stronger influence psychologically on their environment,
and especially on their children, than the unloved lives of the parents."

- Carl Jung


"Tell the children the truth."

- Bob Marley


"Someday, in the distant future, our grandchildren's grandchildren
will develop a new equivalent of our classrooms.
They will spend many hours in front of boxes with fires glowing within.
May they have the wisdom to know the difference between light and knowledge."

- Plato


"If we are to teach real peace in this world,
and if we are to carry on a real war against war,
we shall have to begin with the children."

- Mahatma Gandhi

"All children are artists.
The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up."

- Pablo Picasso

And a couple of tips that, of course, you new already, right?

"Having a two-year-old is like having a blender
that you don't have the top for."

  - Jerry Seinfeld

"A three year old child is a being who gets almost as much fun out of a fifty-six dollar set of swings as it does out of finding a small green worm."

  - Bill Vaughan

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