Quotations About / On: CHILD

  • 51.
    Where children are, there is a golden age.
    (Novalis [Friedrich Von Hardenberg] (1772-1801), German novelist, philosopher, poet. Bl├╝thenstaub (Pollen), fragment no. 97 (1798).)
  • 52.
    ... all children have creative power.
    (Brenda Ueland (1891-1985), U.S. author and writing teacher. If You Want to Write, 2nd. ed., ch. 1 (1938).)
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  • 53.
    Have you checked the children yet?
    (Fred Walton, U.S. screenwriter. Curt Duncan (Tony Beckley), When a Stranger Calls, making crank calls to frighten a baby-sitter (1979).)
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  • 54.
    Children make your life important.
    (Erma Bombeck (late 20th-century), U.S. humorist and author. Motherhood, the Second Oldest Profession, ch. 25 (1983).)
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  • 55.
    This was like stealing thunder from a child.
    (Robert Benchley (1889-1945), U.S. writer, humorist. My Ten Years in a Quandary and How They Grew, "The Rope Trick Explained," Harper & Brothers (1936).)
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  • 56.
    Pleasures are always children, pains always have wrinkles.
    (Joseph Joubert (1754-1824), French essayist, moralist. Notebooks, entry recorded in 1796 (1938) trans. 1983.)
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  • 57.
    The children of childish parents age quickly.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Eleventh Selection, New York (1993).)
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  • 58.
    Some children have the most disagreeable way of getting grown-up
    (Lewis Carroll [Charles Lutwidge Dodgson] (1832-1898), British author, mathematician, clergyman. Letter, April 17, 1868, to Agnes Argles. The Letters of Lewis Carroll, vol. I, ed. Morton N. Cohen, Oxford University Press (1979).)
  • 59.
    Children now accuse their parents of ingratitude.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Eleventh Selection, New York (1993).)
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  • 60.
    Then spare the rod and spoil the child.
    (Samuel Butler (1612-1680), British poet. Hudibras, pt. 2, cto. 1 (1663-1678).)
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