children quotes

If I had children, I would be very selfish. I wouldn't be out doing things. But by not having kids, it makes me freer to travel the world and talk about things I feel are important.Linda Blair

Mine is the first generation able to contemplate the possibility that we may live our entire lives without going to war or sending our children to war.Tony Blair

I do like children, but only as people. Not as if they're a special category.Quentin Blake

I know some children's writers write for specific children, or for the children they once were, but I never have. I just thought children might like my sort of visual humour.Quentin Blake

I think it is important for children to read different things to find out about their emotions and other people's emotions. It is an enormous source of education and culture.Quentin Blake

I think at the prospect of bringing children into the world, your mortality comes very much to the forefront, absolutely.Cate Blanchett

Particularly at the moment, it's an incredibly optimistic thing to bring children into the world.Cate Blanchett

I've an enormous respect for my mother who at the age of 39 raised three children, and I grew up with my grandmother in the household. And so it was a really strong household of women - my poor brother! It was great growing up with so many generations of women.Cate Blanchett

I barely have time for my own children. To adopt more children and not have time for them, that would be poor parenting on my part.Mary J. Blige

Fathers and mothers have lost the idea that the highest aspiration they might have for their children is for them to be wise... specialized competence and success are all that they can imagine.Allan Bloom

Rock gives children, on a silver platter, with all the public authority of the entertainment industry, everything their parents always used to tell them they had to wait for until they grew up and would understand later.Allan Bloom

I shall never forget the despair and agony on the parents' faces on the awful day of the funeral when the 13 little children, victims not only of John D. Rockefeller, but of the government of the state of Colorado were buried.Ella R. Bloor

Let children read whatever they want and then talk about it with them. If parents and kids can talk together, we won't have as much censorship because we won't have as much fear.Judy Blume

Child abuse and neglect offend the basic values of our state. We have a responsibility to provide safe settings for at-risk children and facilitate permanent placement for children who cannot return home.Matt Blunt

Basically the children who watch it just see the little characters they love, and so they're not discerning about whether it looks great or it's a great story or anything.Don Bluth

When a father, absent during the day, returns home at six, his children receive only his temperament, not his teaching.Robert Bly

My work in books, films and talks lies almost wholly with children, and I have very little time to give to grown-ups.Enid Blyton

We must have Christian ethics for our children, good and strong, but we must make them attractive, too, and it can be done.Enid Blyton

I am not really much interested in talking to adults, although I suppose practically every mother in the kingdom knows my name and my books. It's their children I love.Enid Blyton

I get over a hundred letters a day from all over the world, from children and parents, and it's a wonder I ever have time to write books, let alone speak!Enid Blyton