Quotes About Children

Published: 07th January 2009
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Quotes about children may not always be as funny or memorable as quotes by children, but they usually express a real truth. We would all do well do think about the wisdom expressed in some of these quotes about kids. Some of these quotes are centuries old, which only serves to demonstrate that the more things change the more they stay the same.

While some of these quotes about children will make you smile as you remember your childhood or your own children, other quotes will makes you stop and think. Enjoy.

We worry about what a child will become tomorrow, yet we forget that he is someone today.  - Stacia Tauscher

A child can ask questions that a wise man cannot answer.  - Author Unknown

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

The real menace in dealing with a five-year-old is that in no time at all you begin to sound like a five-year-old.  - Joan Kerr, Please Don't Eat the Daisies, 1957

If there were no schools to take the children away from home part of the time, the insane asylums would be filled with mothers.  - Edgar W. Howe

There's nothing that can help you understand your beliefs more than trying to explain them to an inquisitive child.  - Frank A. Clark

Anyone who thinks the art of conversation is dead ought to tell a child to go to bed.  - Robert Gallagher

A child is a curly dimpled lunatic.  - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Children seldom misquote.  In fact, they usually repeat word for word what you shouldn't have said.  - Author Unknown

Children are unpredictable.  You never know what inconsistency they're going to catch you in next.  - Franklin P. Jones

Kids: they dance before they learn there is anything that isn't music.  - William Stafford

The child must know that he is a miracle, that since the beginning of the world there hasn't been, and until the end of the world there will not be, another child like him. -  Pablo Casals

What feeling is so nice as a child's hand in yours? So small, so soft and warm, like a kitten huddling in the shelter of your clasp - Marjorie Holmes

If you want your children to improve, let them overhear the nice things you say about them to others. - Dr. Hiam Ginott

Hugs can do great amounts of good - especially for children. - Princess Diana, Princess of Wales 

These are just the tip of the iceberg of quotes about children. Hopefully you will find something here to make you smile or to inspire you to be the example that your child needs to grow to a healthy and happy adult.

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