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In the final analysis it is not what you do for your children but what you have taught them to do for themselves that will make them successful human beings. - Ann Landers

Nothing you do for children is ever wasted. They seem not to notice us, hovering, averting our eyes, and they seldom offer thanks, but what we do for them is never wasted. - - Garrison Keillor

Pretty much all the honest truthtelling there is in the world is done by children. - Oliver Wendell Holmes

When I was a child, I spoke like a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man, I put away childish things. - I Corinthians 13:11

Upon our children - how they are taught - rests the fate - or fortune - of tomorrow's world. - B.C. Forbes

Do not handicap your children by making their lives easy. - Robert A. Heinlein

Cleaning your house while your kids are still growing is like shoveling the walk before it stops snowing. - Phyllis Diller

Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them. - James Baldwin

The conscience of children is formed by the influences that surround them; their notions of good and evil are the result of the moral atmosphere they breathe. - Jean Paul Richter

If you wish to study men you must not neglect to mix with the society of children. - Jesse Torrey

Children begin by loving their parents. After a time they judge them. Rarely, if ever, do they forgive them. - Oscar Wilde

A child's life is like a piece of paper on which every passerby leaves a mark. - Chinese proverb

I wish she was smart enough to teach second grade, too, next year. - William Goumas - first-grade pupil

Our greatest natural resource is the minds of our children. - Walt Disney

The suspicious parent makes an artful child. - Thomas G. Halliburton

A new baby is like the beginning of all things - wonder, hope, a dream of possibilities. - Eda J Leshan

What a child does not receive, he can seldom later give. - P. D. James

It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men. - Frederick Douglass