children quotes

You went up to be examined with the other Jewish children, your heart heavy about that matter of your nose.Mary Antin

There was one public school for boys, and one for girls, but Jewish children were admitted in limited numbers - only ten to a hundred; and even the lucky ones had their troubles.Mary Antin

I was a queen, and you took away my crown; a wife, and you killed my husband; a mother, and you deprived me of my children. My blood alone remains: take it, but do not make me suffer long.Marie Antoinette

There aren't many poster children for cool angst. Everybody thinks it's cool if you're the bad girl.Fiona Apple

Children say that people are hung sometimes for speaking the truth.Joan of Arc

Parenting classes should be mandatory, whether you are adopting or not, and would include an evaluation of your current physical, mental and financial state as well as how ready you are to take on the rigors of parenthood. Our children are our most precious natural resource, and there is absolutely no other way to parent but to put them first.Dale Archer

Mothers are fonder than fathers of their children because they are more certain they are their own.Aristotle

Three groups spend other people's money: children, thieves, politicians. All three need supervision.Dick Armey

If you have children, you don't want to have drugs and drinks in the house. It's just not good.Billie Joe Armstrong

As my children leave the protected parameters of the bay called childhood and enter the wavier seas of adolescence, I'm starting to get seasick.Kristin Armstrong

One of the best things about good mothers is that they remind their children to take care of themselves.Kristin Armstrong

If children have the ability to ignore all odds and percentages, then maybe we can all learn from them. When you think about it, what other choice is there but to hope? We have two options, medically and emotionally: give up, or Fight Like Hell.Lance Armstrong

Only those who look with the eyes of children can lose themselves in the object of their wonder.Eberhard Arnold

I love my kids, they are amazing children, but they drive me bananas sometimes. And sometimes, I want to sell them on eBay... but I'm not going to.Katie Aselton

The Internet provides very serious challenges to our ability to keep from children the kinds of things that are destructive to them.John Ashcroft

I was always very determined, as was my husband, that we wouldn't let any of our children act when they were young.Jane Asher

Mr. Bean is essentially a child trapped in the body of a man. All cultures identify with children in a similar way, so he has this bizarre global outreach.Rowan Atkinson

The countenances of children, like those of animals, are masks, not faces, for they have not yet developed a significant profile of their own.W. H. Auden

A true conservationist is a man who knows that the world is not given by his fathers, but borrowed from his children.John James Audubon

All I wanted to do was write - at the time, poems, and prose, too. I guess my ambition was simply to make money however I could to keep myself going in some modest way, and I didn't need much, I was unmarried at the time, no children.Paul Auster