children quotes

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

I feel fully decided that we should all go to Europe together and to work as if an established Partnership for Life consisting of Husband Wife and 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

How many pictures have you torn up because you hate them? What ends up in your scrapbook? The pictures where you look like a good guy and a good family man, and the children look adorable - and they're screaming the next minute. I've never seen a family album of screaming people.Richard Avedon

I loved putting on stories as plays when I was just six. I was the director, the actress and the set designer; I cast my girlfriends in parts, and I suggested to the local kindergarten teachers that we do free performances for the children.Mili Avital

I'm the only pro-life woman in the Senate. I take this issue very seriously. I'm the mother of two children.Kelly Ayotte

Our children think our world will end. It's a tragic thing. Adults don't think that. They don't see that we are eating the planet. But we are. If you take all the biomass of vertebrates on the planet, 98% are men and their domestic animals. All the wild animals in the world make up only 2%.Yann Arthus-Bertrand

For me, religious festivals and celebrations have become an important way to teach my children about how we can transform living with diversity from the superficial 'I eat ethnic food', to something dignified, mutually respectful and worthwhile.Randa Abdel-Fattah

The truth is that I am enslaved... in one vast love affair with 70 children.Sylvia Ashton-Warner

Caring for our children and making sure they do not get addicted to drugs is all of our responsibility.Joe Baca

The goal of the Head Start program is to give at-risk children all across our Nation a fair chance at succeeding in the educational system.Joe Baca

Head Start is especially important to Latino children. Latino children make up more than one-third, 34 percent, of all those eligible for the program.Joe Baca

People see I am a mother and head of a household. Today in Chile, one-third of households are run by women. They wake up, take the children to school, go to work. To them I am hope.Michelle Bachelet

Many children in the foster care system are often in the midst of a family challenge.Michele Bachmann

My husband and I had five biological children but we also have been raising 23 foster children.Michele Bachmann

He that hath wife and children hath given hostages to fortune; for they are impediments to great enterprises, either of virtue or mischief.Francis Bacon

Children sweeten labours, but they make misfortunes more bitter.Francis Bacon

Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark; and as that natural fear in children is increased by tales, so is the other.Francis Bacon

When it happened to us and it was all gone overnight, we said, 'We are in this together, we are healthy, our children are healthy and we can work'.Kevin Bacon