children quotes

My only purpose is to teach children to rebel against authority figures.Sherman Alexie

I started writing 'Brick Lane' when my children were two years and five months old. We were on holiday in the north of England when I was overtaken by a compulsion to start writing.Monica Ali

Outside of interviews, I spend very little time thinking about myself. I spend time thinking about my writing and my children and other things that are pertinent.Monica Ali

I have long been a supporter of the Head Start program because each and every year I witness the dramatic positive impact that early intervention services have on children's lives in my congressional district.Lucille Roybal-Allard

My father never raised his hand to any one of his children, except in self-defense.Fred Allen

I have to get a licence to drive a motorcycle to protect myself and the people around me. I am adamant there should be some sort of licensing required to have children.Tim Allen

I think we have a moral obligation to our children that can be easily summarized: number one, protect them from harm.Tom Allen

To do what we are doing in this budget to our children, cutting their health care funds, decreasing opportunity, simply so we can pay for tax cuts and a war in Iraq is beyond belief, and we need to reverse it.Tom Allen

Women have always been courageous... They are always fearless when protecting their children and in the last century they have been fearless in the fight for their rights.Isabel Allende

In times of conflict, war, poverty or religious fundamentalism, women and children are the first and most numerous victims. Women need all their courage today.Isabel Allende

I don't think children are any more resilent than anyone else. They're just people with little bodies.Kirstie Alley

Until I separated from Parker, I had never been without them-and it's the hardest thing to share them. But we're trying to give the children the semblance of having whole lives.Kirstie Alley

I think there should be better child support laws to make it easier for those single moms to support their children so they don't have to go on welfare.Gloria Allred

It's always been the case that politicians want different things from children than good educators do. Good educators want imaginative, exploratory beings, but politicians just want economic units.David Almond

I have a hard time defending the production of candy, given that it is basically crack for children and makes them dependent in unwholesome ways.Steve Almond

Over one in five American children is living in poverty, and the number is rising.Eric Alterman

In Bosnia, little children shot in the head by a guy who thinks it's okay to aim his gun at a child.Christiane Amanpour

Indeed in the full flush of journalistic passion and conviction I once told an interviewer that of course I would never get married. And I most definitely would never have children.Christiane Amanpour

They are feeding the world that will devour them and their children.Barbara Amiel

It is no wonder that people are so horrible when they start their life as children.Kingsley Amis