Child Related Quotes



Words, especially when yelled in anger, can be very damaging to a child's self-confidence. The child probably already feels bad enough just from seeing the consequences of his or her behavior. Our sons and daughters don't need more guilt and self-doubt heaped upon their already wounded egos.

Jack Canfield


“"Kids are kids and not little adults. They're watching and listening to you all the time. They're figuring out the game plan but still don't know all the rules. Talk straight to them and they'll respect you for it.” ? Carew Papritz, The Legacy Letters: His Wife, His Children, His Final Gift”

Carew Papritz


“Graduation day is tough for adults. They go to the ceremony as parents. They come home as contemporaries. After twenty-two years of child-raising, they are unemployed.”

Erma Bombeck


“We may never know if that child had whooping cough or not, but it was treated because of the whooping cough-like symptoms. All tests of people who have had close contact with the child come up negative.”

Linda Jones


People change with time. There are things that happened to a person in his childhood and years later they seem to him alien and strange. I am trying to decipher that child. Sometimes he is a stranger to me. When you think about when you were 14, don't you feel a certain alienation?

Gunter Grass


“A young child can touch a whole lot of surfaces in a short amount of time.”

Clair Boatwright


“A child develops individuality long before he discovers taste”

Erma Bombeck


“If the child is the direct beneficiary, then all of the IRA assets go to the child upon the mother's death and are subject to income tax.”

Mike Janko


“The sun illuminates only the eye of the man, but shines into the eye and the heart of the child”

Ralph Waldo Emerson


My husband and I are either going to buy a dog or have a child. We can't decide whether to ruin our carpet or ruin our lives.

Rita Rudner