A Collection of carefully selected Child Quotes and Quotations by Famous People.
Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
by Maya Angelou
Children wish fathers looked but with their eyes; fathers that children with their judgment looked; and either may be wrong.
by William Shakespeare
Children aren't happy with nothing to ignore, and that's what parents were created for.
by Ogden Nash
The Child is the father of the Man.
by William Wordsworth
Childhood is the kingdom where nobody dies. Nobody that matters, that is.
by Edna St. Vincent Millay
Child! Do not throw this book about; refrain from the unholy pleasure of cutting all the pictures out.
by Hilaire Belloc
Children are all foreigners.
by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Children begin by loving their parents; after a time they judge them; rarely, if ever, do they forgive them.
by Oscar Wilde
Children show scars like medals. Lovers use them as secrets to reveal. A scar is what happens when the word is made flesh.
by Leonard Cohen
Childhood: the period of human life intermediate between the idiocy of infancy and the folly of youth - two removes from the sin of manhood and three from the remorse of age.
by Ambrose Bierce
Children know from a remarkably early age that things are being kept from them, that grown-ups participate in a world of mysteries.
by Anthony Hecht
The child now shewed her a narrow and rugged descent, made by cutting the red clay and stones, of which the cliffs are here composed, into a sort of rude steps.
by Charlotte Smith
Children and lunatics cut the Gordian knot which the poet spends his life patiently trying to untie.
by Jean Cocteau
A child too, can never grasp the fact that the same mother who cooks so well, is so concerned about his cough, and helps so kindly with his homework, in some circumstance has no more feeling than a wall of his hidden inner world.
by Alice Duer Miller
As children, we played hide and seek with one another, as adults with ourselves.
by Yahia Lababidi
Childhood is measured out by sounds and smells and sights, before the dark hour of reason grows.
by John Betjeman
If children grew up according to early indications, we should have nothing but geniuses.
by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
My children are babies and my husband has scarcely half an hour in 24 to give me.
by Julia Ward Howe
The child who desires education will be bettered by it; the child who dislikes it disgraced.
by John Ruskin