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Of all the needs (there are none imaginary) a lonely child has, the one that must be satisfied, if there is going to be hope and a hope of wholeness, is the unshaken need for an unshakable God.

A child miseducated is a child lost.
When you put faith, hope and love together, you can raise positive kids in a negative world.
Your children will see what you're all about by what you live rather than what you say.
Children's talent to endure stems from their ignorance of alternatives.
One of the most obvious facts about grownups to a child is that they have forgotten what it is like to be a child.
You may give them your love but not your thoughts. For they have their own thoughts. You may house their bodies but not their souls, for their souls dwell in the house of tomorrow, which you cannot visit, not even in your dreams.
Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.
Children begin by loving their parents. After a time they judge them. Rarely, if ever, do they forgive them.
Listen to the desires of your children. Encourage them and then give them the autonomy to make their own decision.
Little girl's definition of conscience: Something that makes you tell your mother before your brother or sister does.
A rich child often sits in a poor mothers lap.
You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance.
Hugs can do great amounts of good -- especially for children.
I have found the best way to give advice to your children is to find out what they want and then advise them to do it.
The distinctive character of a child is to always live in the tangible present.
Do not confine your children to your own learning, for they were born in another time.
Children and drunks always speak the truth.
There is not so much comfort in having children as there is sorrow in parting with them.
The best way to keep children at home is to make the home a pleasant atmosphere and let the air out of the tires.
Children need love, especially when they don't deserve it.
Pretty much all the honest truth telling there is in the world is done by children.
I believe in making the world safe for our children, but not our children's children, because I don't think children should be having sex.
Strange new problems are being reported in the growing generations of children whose mothers were always there, driving them around, helping them with their homework --an inability to endure pain or discipline or pursue any self-sustained goal of any sort, a devastating boredom with life.
Children are completely egoistic; they feel their needs intensely and strive ruthlessly to satisfy them.
Let the child's first lesson be obedience, and the second will be what thou wilt.
You should study not only that you become a mother when your child is born, but also that you become a child.
To be ignorant of what occurred before you were born is to remain always a child.
There is no finer investment for any community than putting milk into babies.
Even a minor event in the life of a child is an event of that child's world and thus a world event.
The best way to make children good is to make them happy.
The potential possibilities of any child are the most intriguing and stimulating in all creation.
If you raise your children to feel that they can accomplish any goal or task they decide upon, you will have succeeded as a parent and you will have given your children the greatest of all blessings.
We worry about what a child will be tomorrow, yet we forget that he is someone today.
Children wish fathers looked but with their eyes; fathers that children with their judgment looked; and either may be wrong.
Adults are obsolete children.
Let your children be as so many flowers, borrowed from God. If the flowers die or wither, thank God for a summer loan of them.
Every child is an artist. The problem is to remain an artist once they grow up.
One can love a child, perhaps, more deeply than one can love another adult, but it is rash to assume that the child feels any love in return.
She discovered with great delight that one does not love one's children just because they are one's children but because of the friendship formed while raising them.

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