children quotes

If I am elected President of these United States, I will work with all my energy and soul to restore that America, to lift our eyes to a better future. That future is our destiny. That future is out there. It is waiting for us. Our children deserve it, our nation depends upon it, the peace and freedom of the world require it.Mitt Romney

Now is the moment when we can stand up and say, 'I'm an American. I make my destiny. And we deserve better! My children deserve better! My family deserves better. My country deserves better!' So here we stand. Americans have a choice.Mitt Romney

For unflagging interest and enjoyment, a household of children, if things go reasonably well, certainly all other forms of success and achievement lose their importance by comparison.Theodore Roosevelt

The great regret of my life is that I didn't have children.Charlie Rose

Actors are frightened little children.Alan Rosenberg

I meet so many that think population growth is a major problem in regard to climate change. But the number of children born per year in the world has stopped growing since 1990. The total number of children below 15 years of age in the world are now relatively stable around 2 billion.Hans Rosling

We should not teach children the sciences; but give them a taste for them.Jean-Jacques Rousseau

My mother was one of seven girls whose parents went to bed hungry so their children wouldn't. My father lost his mother when he was nine. He left school and went to work for the next 70 years. They emigrated to America with little more than the hope of a better life.Marco Rubio

I know I want to have children while my parents are still young enough to take care of them.Rita Rudner

I think it's time that we all be there for the children, to learn from the ones who came before us, and to teach our sons and daughters to have respect for themselves.Ja Rule

I don't think people cry reading 'Midnight's Children,' but a lot of people seem to cry watching the movie.Salman Rushdie

When you have children, your perspective on the parent-child relationship alters.Salman Rushdie

The world we build tomorrow is born in the stories we tell our children today. Politics moves the pieces. Education changes the game.Jonathan Sacks

I'd say people recognize me, but having children recognize me is the best. It is a very special thing. Suddenly you feel like you have the power to make the children's dreams come true, and it's better than anything else.Ludivine Sagnier

I have two children. I have a Down syndrome child whom I love very much, and my wife that I love.Sebastiao Salgado

The problem is, we live in a society where all that interests us is power and money. So we don't have any interest in our children, and what we leave for our children is not important.Sebastiao Salgado

Children are far more interesting to work with than grownups. They're incredibly honest. They'll tell you exactly what they think.Tim Sample

I grew up in a Jewish family, and we have raised our children in a Jewish tradition. Religion gives a framework for moral enquiry in young minds and points us to questions beyond the material.Michael Sandel

Parents with meager means have the same aspirations for their children as other parents. Children from poor families have the same needs as other children.Mark Sanford

Many possessions, if they do not make a man better, are at least expected to make his children happier; and this pathetic hope is behind many exertions.George Santayana